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Feb 6, 2019, 11:37 AM
Disparity of Hate: When Antisemitism and Racism Aren’t Equal
The country, especially the Democratic party, was blindsided last week when Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook surfaced featuring a photo of a person in blackface next to a person in a KKK outfit on his personal page....
Jan 17, 2019, 11:19 AM
Wearing Jewface: The Aftermath and Beyond
My recent blog post at Times of Israel, Wearing Jewface: The Far-Left’s New Tactic, has generated a lot of discussion on Facebook, Twitter, even a Reddit thread. It's a much needed discussion. I've received a lot of very thoughtful...
Jan 9, 2019, 6:02 AM
Wearing Jewface: The Far-Left’s New Tactic
I contributed much of the research for the Tablet article that exposed Julia Salazar as an imposter, and by imposter I mean pretending to be Jewish, pretending to be an immigrant, and pretending to have grown up poor. My...
Apr 29, 2018, 12:18 PM
Peaceful or Pestilent? An In-Depth Analysis of Hamas Protests in Gaza
We have seen many expressing outrage about the perception that Israel has been using live ammunition against peaceful protesters in Gaza. Chris Hayes, of MSNBC, spoke out on his April 4, 2018 broadcast of “All In with Chris Hayes,” to condemn...
Apr 27, 2018, 9:11 AM
BDS Is Anti-Semitic: A Response to the 2005 “Palestinian Civil Society Call for BDS”
The BDS movement was started in 2005 by Omar Barghouti, ironically, while he was a student attending Tel Aviv University. Clearly the apartheid that is claimed by Barghouti did not exist for him since he attended the university amongst...
Dec 18, 2017, 8:35 PM
The Apathy of Hollywood’s Jews
I’d originally planned to write about the historical apathy among Hollywood’s Jewish community toward Jewish suffering. I’d planned to write about how the majority of the Jewish community of Los Angeles said and did nothing while fellow Jews were...
Dec 6, 2017, 10:42 PM
Trump’s Jerusalem Statement: The Disingenuous Reason Behind It
I am a Zionist. I believe in the right to self-determination for Jews in our ancestral homeland and I recognize, as does Israel, that Jerusalem is the unified and eternal capital of the Jewish people. That said, I am highly...
Aug 21, 2017, 5:16 AM
Progressives must denounce their own anti-Semites
We recently saw a rally with torches lit as neo-Nazis and the KKK chanted and marched through Charlottesville, Virginia. Good people everywhere were horrified and recoiled in horror upon hearing the Unite the Right rally goers shouting, “Jews will...
Feb 5, 2017, 1:28 AM
Trump and the Jews: White Supremacy influences Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement
As many of us witnessed, the Trump White House failed the Jewish people on Holocaust Remembrance Day by excluding Jews and anti-Semitism from their official statement. When confronted with this, White House spokesperson Hope Hicks pointed to an article...
Jan 3, 2017, 11:04 PM
The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Primer
There are some basic requirements to understanding this conflict, a conflict I’ve studied for over 35 years – and I still don’t know all there is to know. One basic requirement is studying the history of the region. It...
Debbie Hall is a writer and activist living in the diaspora.