The latest version of coronavirus libel accuses Israel of not vaccinating Palestinians because they are not of Jewish ethnicity. But, as CAMERA explains in a JNS column, this charge is as absurd as it is false.
"I really do hope . . . We'll have to leave it there," MSNBC's Mehdi Hasan replies to Congressman Ro Khanna's outrageous libel that Israel "can`t be burning down Palestinian villages."
CBS's false depiction of Israel's demolition of a handful of illegally tents and pens dangerously built in a long-established military firing zone as the destruction of an entire Palestinian village is one small step away from Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's vitriolic "ethnic cleansing" charge.
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.
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.
Unsurprisingly, a newspaper that calls Benjamin Netanyahu a scold for trying to protect seniors is unable to report fairly on Israeli hesitations about the Joint List political alliance.
Film claims that Israel "is behind every regional war that’s happened in the last 70 years."
There are no legal barriers to non-Jewish Israelis purchasing homes in West Bank settlements.
An attempt by radical educators to inject anti-Israel propaganda into California's public schools was derailed by the Jewish community's strong response. In Newton, Massachusetts, a divided Jewish community has had less success in its schools.
Not for the first time this year, the New York Times misrepresents Pew polling of Israelis. The author, David Halbfinger, and Times editors are aware of the straightforward factual error, but have not corrected.