Whats Wrong With the IHRA “working definition”Of Antisemitism

by Tim Anderson, published on Black Agenda Report, January 29, 2020 The idea that Israel cannot be targeted or criticized as a “racist endeavor” is an absurd suggestion. “Any state that practices ethnic cleansing andcivilian massacres, based on racial ideology, can and should becriticized for such serious crimes.” On 26 May, 2016 the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA),  a group which has […]

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When a Whole Society Supports a Terrorist Organization

by Jonathan Ofir, Published On Mondoweiss, November 12, 2019 After the 2008-9 Israeli onslaught on Gaza that took 1500 lives, a UN fact-finding mission concluded that the three-week campaign was “a deliberately disproportionate attack, designed to punish, humiliate and terrorize a civilian population.” Note the word “terrorize.”  But was this an isolated incident? Not at all. Israel has a long […]

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The Antisemitic Card

by Finian Cunningham, published on Information Clearing House, November 17, 2019 It is a ludicrous situation when anyone criticizing Israeli state violations against Palestinians or neighboring countries is then instantly discredited as being “antisemitic”. We see this in Britain and the United States all the time. Congresswomen like Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have been denounced for being “anti-Jewish”, including […]

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The Case Against the Zionist Left

by Yoav Litvin, published on CounterPunch, September 6, 2019 Zionist historical revisionism constructs an erroneous presentation of Israel as accommodating a left-to-right political milieu, the left-flank of which amenable to a peaceful resolution of “the conflict”, instead of recognizing the entirety of Zionism, including its “liberal” faction, as inherently white supremacist, settler colonialist and genocidal. The supposed left, “liberal” wing of […]

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