In The Guardian, author David Rieff argues that “Israel offers a florid illustration of how disastrously collective memory can deform a society.”
As Palestinians protest on the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the Daily Mail omits the Jewish historical connection to Eretz Yisrael.
Writing in the Irish Times, extremist Israel hater Eamonn McCaan makes a false equivalence between Zionism and anti-Semitism.
The Washington Post chooses the Jewish New Year to publish an opinion piece by an academic disingenuously promoting a one-state solution.
Melanie Phillips addresses the effects of the Gaza conflict on Diaspora Jewry and calls for a new strategy to present Israel’s case.
Oliver Lovat asks us to take a step back and look at the bigger picture of what is being said, by whom and why, while sipping on an ice cold Coke.
According to The Independent: Today, Palestinian activists were scathing about the Pope’s plans to make the first visit by a pontiff to the tomb of Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism, the political movement that established Israel and displaced the Palestinians. As a political movement and an ideology, Zionism was neither about, nor was responsible for, displacing Palestinians. It…
The New York Times gives the front page of its Sunday Review to an anti-Israel academic.
The term “Zionist” is increasingly used in a pejorative manner by Israel’s detractors. Drawing an association between Israel’s founding ideology and other negative terms such as “racism”, “colonialism” and “apartheid” is part of the movement to delegitimize Israel. After all, at its most basic definition, Zionism is simply the national movement for the return of the…
US broadcaster Glenn Beck could certainly be described as a polarizing figure and many Israelis have not welcomed his high-profile visit to Jerusalem for his “Restoring Courage” rally. But check out the byline on this article in The Independent: Perhaps many Israelis are horrified by Beck’s outspoken views on many things. But to imply that…