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Nov 9, 2018, 7:02 AM
Boston Globe Defends Mobbing of Jewish Republican
When it comes to Jews and Israel, the Boston Globe has a habit of inverting reality in the nastiest ways imaginable. Decades ago, the Globe reported on a Palestinian who had been arrested after the bomb he was making blew...
Jun 20, 2018, 12:19 AM
On Same Day, in Cities 200 miles apart, Jewish Parents Express Outrage at anti-Semitism in High School Classrooms
Shouts of “Fire the Superintendent!” On June 11, 2018, at a Newton, Massachusetts school committee meeting, parents and citizens vented their outrage at school officials over an all-day event at Newton North High School which featured several anti-Semitic films. The...
Apr 19, 2018, 2:18 AM
Is Cambridge, MA Actually Going to Divest from Israel?
DON’T “START WITH THE JEWS.” UPDATE: THE BDS VOTE AGAINST ISRAEL IN CAMBRIDGE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE INTENSE LOBBYING AND PRESSURE BY THE JEWISH COMMUNITY. THE ANALYSIS AND MESSAGES BELOW DELIVERED TO THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS WAS...
Feb 8, 2017, 8:25 PM
“Jupus” The Jewish Cognitive Disorder of These Tumultuous Times
How to explain to our non-Jewish friends the seemingly bizarre political behavior of much of the American Jewish community? I call it "Jupus." It's a condition. It needs a clinical description -- "Lupus is an auto-immune disease where antibodies that are normally produced...
Feb 21, 2016, 8:55 PM
Crossing Aventura – Using “Art” to Defame the Jews in Miami
On campuses across America, Israel is portrayed as among the cruelest of nations, and Jewish students who stand up for the Jewish state are hectored, intimidated, and have even been physically assaulted – this for supporting a “colonialist, apartheid”...
Nov 8, 2015, 11:54 PM
As Attacks on Jews Surge, Diaspora Leadership is Confused and in Disarray
The daughter of our friends, a nurse at a major Jerusalem hospital, fears for her life every time she goes to work. Many of her colleagues are Israeli Arabs who have easy access to scalpels and sharp instruments all...
Jan 28, 2015, 5:04 PM
Anti-Israel Curriculum Scandal in Newton, MA — Resurfacing
Even the most optimistic among us no longer deny the surging global epidemic of anti-Semitism, which today most often masquerades as anti-Israelism. History seems to be repeating itself before our very eyes. And the poison of anti-Israelism seeps ever...
Dec 13, 2014, 12:04 AM
Mugged by reality, will the Classic ADL re-emerge?
A few weeks ago, I joined other critics of ADL in prejudging Jonathan Greenblatt, the organization’s pick to succeed its current head, Abe Foxman. I may have spoken too soon. In an interview, I noted that Greenblatt’s profile as...
Jun 30, 2014, 4:15 PM
Jeremy Ben Ami tries to silence critical documentary
J Street was launched to facilitate the Obama administration’s attempts to pressure Israel into urgently accepting a Palestinian state by undermining the American Jewish community’s support for Israel. It works toward this mission in the guise of ‘tough love,’...
Mar 27, 2014, 12:50 PM
J Street’s underdog strategy
The advocacy group is leveraging Jewish idealism to force Israel to allow the creation of a Palestinian state
Charles Jacobs is President of Americans for Peace and Tolerance