The question of whether to embrace the Black Lives Matter movement and its leadership as a whole and ignore or dismiss anti-Zionism/antisemitism coming from within it as relatively inconsequential or to call it out for institutional antisemitism has become a point of contention within the Jewish community. What are the arguments on each side?
The BDS enterprise suffered another fail when an international science journal ultimately upheld its policy of neutrality and failed to accede to BDS demands.
The NYT has done away with inconvenient editorial standards, substituting comic book tales for news stories that allow readers the opportunity to deliberate, weigh different perspectives and draw their own conclusions
When legitimate grievances are co-opted and hijacked by opportunists seeking support for their own causes — under the guise of intersectionality — problems will inevitably arise. The exploiting of George Floyd's death to demonize Israel is based on JVP's anti-Semitic "Deadly Exchange" campaign. It's clear that despite the pretense of interest in African-American causes, its real goal is just to delegitimize the Jewish state.
The anti-Jewish bigotry that characterizes the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has become even more apparent as BDS leaders and members seize upon the Covid-19 pandemic to fuel anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism with libels against Jews and the Jewish state. CAMERA’s backgrounder documents the fundamental anti-Jewish nature of this movement and how it has become a haven for anti-Semites to indulge their racism.
Unable or unwilling to portray Israel in an entirely good light, a New York Times article about the Israeli Directorate of Defense Research & Development's efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic begins by casting the department in derogatory terms that Israel’s enemies might use.
The New York Times "By the Book" column about various authors' book choices includes a widely discredited piece of anti-Israel propaganda by Ilan Pappé. While the author in question speaks disparagingly about fiction "masquerading" as non-fiction, she is not talking about Pappé's book. That remains on her nightstand as a recommended read.
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed to the world the WHO's politicization of its mission, but this is not the first time WHO has been criticized for using its platform for partisan propaganda. CAMERA explains how the WHO's approach to Palestinian healthcare has long been politicized.
Blood libels are nurtured by hatred and weakened by exposure. In the second of our "Blood Libel" articles, we take a closer look at how Palestinian and BDS activists, in particular, have used the pandemic to libel and incite against Israel.
For centuries, blood libels and conspiracy theories have played a tragic role in Jewish history, inciting pogroms, and responsible for the torture and murders of countless Jews. As Passover approaches and the world is engulfed in a coronavirus pandemic, a new crop of libels have arisen.