Tag Archives: anti-Semitism

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When Crowdsourcing Reveals You’re an Idiot

When Crowdsourcing Reveals You’re an Idiot

Business Insider’s chief editor and CEO, Henry Blodget tried to crowdsource an answer to the question, Why Do People Hate Jews? Bad move. In the context of Blodget’s column, the question gave legitimacy to anti-Semitism. And a┬ástereotypical photo of Chassidic Jews added to the incongruity. When┬áthe wisdom of the crowd rightly concluded this was idiocy,

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Turkey: Bird with Big Nose is Israeli Spy

We’ve seen Mossad Sharks in Egypt and Zionist Vultures in Saudi Arabia. Now, Turkey is claiming it caught a bird with “unusually large nostrils” spying for Israel. According to Yediot Aharonot, which broke the latest installment of Israel’s conquest of the animal kingdom for intelligence purposes, a farmer spotted a dead bird with a ring

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The Guardian’s Readers’ Editor On Anti-Semitism

Deborah Orr’s smarmy column on the Gilad Shalit deal continues to raise enough of a stink that even Chris Elliott, The Guardian’s Readers’ Editor, finally weighs in on the piece’s anti-Semitism. Three times in the last nine months I have upheld complaints against language within articles that I agreed could be read as antisemitic. The

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