In the span of one week, the Washington Post ran two opinion pieces calling out antisemitism in the halls of Congress and the campuses of our nation's universities.It is past time for major U.S. newspapers to devote column space to the ominous rise of antisemitism. The Post's decision to highlight antisemitism is welcome, particularly, as CAMERA notes, due to the paper's own, and often troubling, history.
The Washington Post’s omissions are curiously one-sided. They favor antisemites in Congress, anti-Israel NGOs and multilateral bodies, as well as terrorist groups committed to the destruction of the world’s sole Jewish state.
Antisemitism is both increasing and increasingly mainstreamed. From the halls of Congress to the newsrooms of The Washington Post, our institutions are showing that they aren’t up to the task of confronting it. Indeed, as CAMERA has documented: they're part of the problem.
The network misled call-in show viewers about the proposed trip to Israel for the two anti-Israel Congresswomen.
More than policy itself, it is the reaction and discussion of Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to bar two anti-Israel Congresswomen that has the potential to weaken traditionally strong American support for Israel.
The Washington Post and others play defense for U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, running puff-pieces while omitting their association with antisemitic organizations.
When Omar claimed her critics are "weaponizing antisemitism to shut down debate," Jones failed to push back.
C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network) each year at this time ostensibly balances its coverage of the AIPAC conference with coverage of a familiar cast of anti-Israel characters.
The New York Times falsely casts condemnation of Rep. Ilhan Omar's antisemitic tweets as limited to "some Jewish Democrats," ignoring the Democratic Leadership's statement against "Omar's use of antisemitic tropes." The leadership is comprised of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (a Catholic) and five more congresspeople, all of them not Jewish.
The press—the self-styled “guardians of truth”—is failing to provide full and honest reporting about the mainstreaming of anti-Semitism in Congress. Their failure will enable the virus to spread.