Of course, when anti-Israel foreign activists boycott Keret, it’s part of an organized campaign to exclude him and his work from the international literary arena, born of an ideological belief that all Israelis are morally beyond the pale. When Israelis who disagree with his politics personally choose not to buy Keret’s books or see his films, they’re not part of any sort of similar campaign to censor him, but are simply exercising an individual choice as consumers.
Here’s the third installment in our series of posts documenting BDS Fails. Political BDS fails Federation of International Lacrosse rejected an attempt by the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign to have Israel banned. […]
An Aug. 2nd Guardian article by Mairav Zonszein (Israel to detain Jewish terror suspects without trial) included an erroneous statistic on the number of Palestinians held by Israel under what’s known as administrative detention […]
The following was posted an hour ago on Facebook by Maajid Nawaz, a liberal Muslim counter-extremism activist, in response to a Guardian article on Aug. 2nd titled “Maajid Nawaz: how a former Islamist became David Cameron’s […]
The Guardian’s diplomatic editor Julian Borger weighed in on the US debate over the Iran deal in a July 31st article titled ‘The looming August battle for the Iran nuclear deal‘. Borger […]
Freedland’s claim that the rally in question (in 1994) included a “mocked-up coffin of Rabin” is flat-out wrong and represents a recycling the far-left myth that Bibi was somehow responsible for the former prime minister’s death. In fact, as blogger Elder of Ziyon demonstrated in response to a CNN program in 2013 which advanced this allegation, one side of the coffin actually said “Rabin is burying us” (”רבין קובר אותנו”), while the other side said “Rabin is bringing about the death of Zionism” (“רבין ממית [ה]ציונות”).
On July 28th we asked a simple question: Can Times of London provide a source proving their claim that Israel has opposed negotiations between the world powers and Iran? Here’s the relevant […]
An article at the Financial Times written by their Jerusalem correspondent John Reed (Extreme remote working at Gaza’s ‘weird news’ bureau’, July 29th) focuses on a Gazan named Rawa Othman. Othman’s job, according […]
Cross posted from the CST CST’s Antisemitic Incident Report for January to June 2015, published today, shows a 53% increase in antisemitic incidents compared to the same period last year. CST recorded […]
On Monday, July 27th, the Guardian published three reports on the persecution of Christians around the world. Two of the reports – including ‘Dying for Christianity‘ by the Guardian’s former Jerusalem correspondent […]
On Friday the Guardian published a lengthy interview by Peter Oborne with Abdul Wahid, a leading British member of the Islamist organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir. The two men appear to be quite friendly. “I have known Wahid for around a decade”, Oborne reveals, and the pair “have dinner occasionally.
In a July 28th article (Huckabee likens Iran deal to Holocaust), Times of London Middle East reporter Hugh Tomlinson claimed that Israel’s prime minister not only opposes the current Iran nuclear deal, but […]
Cross posted from the blog, The Centre-Left In previous editions, we have covered anti-Semitic cartoonists, terrorist leaders and hate preachers. So it was with some abhorrence, but little surprise, that today [July 25] […]
(I first wrote this essay in 2011 and have revised it each year. This latest version takes on special relevance in light of the debate over the Iranian Nuclear Deal and fears […]
Take a look at this recent photo published in the Financial Times. The photo is quite representative of UK media coverage of events in a place they’re calling “Khirbet Susya”, near the […]
Cross posted from the blog of CAMERA Earlier this month, CAMERA’s BBC Watch and UK Media Watch ran interesting pieces discussing mistranslations by the BBC and The Guardian, respectively. It’s worth comparing […]
If some within the UK Jewish community thought that Jeremy Corbyn would use the Labour Party hustings on Monday night at JW3 to clarify his positions on terrorism and Israel, they were […]
(See important update at the bottom of this post.) British Prime Minister David Cameron’s address last night on his government’s plan to combat extremism included an argument which those who fight antisemitism […]
Asghar Bukhari, a founding member and spokesperson for the extremist Muslim Public Affairs Committee UK (MPACUK), recently claimed on Facebook that Zionists broke into his home to steal one of his shoes, in order to […]
Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow was among the many foreign journalists who visited Gaza on the one year anniversary of the 2014 summer war. In one of his video segments on […]