Blood Libels, Conspiracy Theories and Coronaviruses, Part II

      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.

      Blood Libels, Conspiracy Theories, and Coronaviruses

      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.
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      Israel is Obligated to Vaccinate the Palestinians – and Other Myths

      After Israel arranged to get early access to enough COVID-19 vaccine for its entire population, outlets like the New York Times and human rights groups like Amnesty International mangled international law and the Oslo Accords to argue that Israel must also vaccinate Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

      Haaretz Op-Ed Misleads to Defend SNL “Joke”

      Satire is meant to be funny and even play on stereotypes. But there's a vast difference between that and invoking antisemitic tropes to accuse the Jewish state of murder. A recent op-ed in Ha'aretz defended SNL's Michael Che of the latter and, in doing so, smeared Israel further.

      Forward Publishes Egregious Lie About Israeli Vaccinations

      Writing in the Forward, Sari Bashi claims that Israel distributes COVID-19 vaccinates according to ethnicity, and argues that only Jews are eligible for the vaccine while non-Jews are denied the life-saving resource. It is a malevolent lie, and is one of the most dishonest accounts to appear in the mainstream press.