The Guardian has consistently published such pro-BDS letters by British ‘artists’ over the years – missives which amplify and grant credibility to what are extremely marginal – not to mention almost always unsuccessful – anti-Israel campaigns.
Regardless of the Guardian writer’s intent, it’s extremely troubling that editors at a self-styled ‘anti-racist’ publication would sanction words which necessarily evoke such a historically toxic, antisemitic calumny while ruminating on the motives of Israeli Jews.
If arguments suggesting a dangerous post 9/11 increase in discrimination against Muslims and the abrogation of their human rights in the U.S. and Europe were treated with intellectual seriousness – if facts […]
Properly contextualizing the Guardian’s coverage of Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, and and the politics of the Middle East, requires more than merely critiquing and fisking their reports and commentary regarding Israel. […]
H/T Elder of Ziyon The degree and volume of Judeophobic commentary emanating from the Arab/Muslim world is, according to the most prolific scholar on antisemitism today, Professor Robert Wistrich, comparable to that of Nazi Germany […]
What the Guardian won’t report: 73% of Palestinians agree with quote from Hamas charter about the need to kill Jews
H/T Peter One of the more infuriating aspects of the Guardian’s continuing efforts to paint Israel as a state moving to the far right – and even legitimizing such unserious characterizations of the […]
Professor Robert Wistrich: “The Guardian is second to none when it comes to the delegitimization of Israel”
“When it comes to the delegitimization of Israel in the UK, the Guardian is second to none.” – Professor Robert Wistrich, June 16, 2011 For those not familiar with professor Robert Wistrich, […]
There is much about Jonathan Freedland’s latest piece in the Guardian (Antisemitism: the hatred that refuses to go away, March 3) to admire. As a Guardian columnist, especially, it is heartening to […]
What the Guardian won’t report: Al-Jazeera owned website, Muslim.net, celebrates human carnage caused by Carmel fire
Muslim.net, owned and operated by Aljazeera Publishing, published a series of posts about the fire raging through Northern Israel which can only be described as a celebration of the death, carnage, and misery […]
Here is a powerful new essay by Ruth Wisse on anti-Semitism. Wisse is the Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, and is the author of, among other books, Jews […]
(“It’s the economy, Stupid.” – A phrase, made popular by President Clinton’s campaign strategist James Carville, referring to the notion that Clinton was a better choice because President Bush had not adequately addressed the […]