Jeffrey Goldberg should come with a warning label

The resident anti-Semitism expert at Tablet, Yair Rosenberg, raised an important question in his recent attack on Phil Weiss and Mondoweiss. When, if ever, is it “news” and appropriate for a news organization to raise a person’s ethnicity or religion… Continue Reading →

ADL throws Netanyahu under the bus to try to make new friends

It was only a matter of time before the Anti Defamation League dumped Benjamin Netanyahu. Ever since Jonathan Greenblatt replaced Abe Foxman at the head of the organization a year ago, he has made it his mission to reach out… Continue Reading →

Jeffrey Goldberg will be silent till he finds a way to spin all the bad-for-the-Jews news from Israel

What was Benjamin Netanyahu’s erstwhile partner in crime Jeffrey Goldberg up to this weekend with all the excitement going on on his Jewish/Israel beat? Last week, the most influential Jewish journalist in America was trying to lose the nickname his journalism… Continue Reading →

Netanyahu’s ghost on ‘ethnic cleansing’ video is rightwing pollster Luntz

During the last few weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has launched an effort to sway the world with short, English language video sermons on the conflict; and the latest has caused a diplomatic blowup with the U.S.: the Orwellian… Continue Reading →

It’s war between Netanyahu and the generals (and the PM may just have lost the corporal)

The trial in Israel of Sergeant Elor Azaria for the killing of a Palestinian lying incapacitated on the street in Hebron last March may not be news in the United States, but it is causing huge divisions inside Israel, with… Continue Reading →

Video intifada

If I were in charge of  the Palestinian hasbara budget  I would spend it all on video cameras. The recent outbreak of the video intifada has done more to show the relationship between the occupier and the occupied than anything… Continue Reading →

The politics of Jewish ethnocentrism

How can Bret Stephens, who is so sensitive to any slight he perceives against his own people, use the phrase “disease of the Arab mind” when writing about hundreds of millions of other people people? This is what Stephens, the Pulitzer… Continue Reading →

Netanyahu’s Academy-award performance of dehumanization is why the conflict persists

What is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s message about the Palestinian people to the world? It is that the Palestinian people are not human beings like the rest of us. If they were, an agreement would have already been reached long… Continue Reading →

Black Lives Matter will defeat the Israel lobby (because the lobby can’t debate reality)

 Read the Anti-Defamation League‘s statement twisting and turning on Black Lives Matter, because Black Lives Matter called Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians “genocide,” and you are reading the obituary of the Israel lobby. The ADL’s big lie is that they care about other… Continue Reading →

Using Rep. Johnson’s innocent comment to stain his reputation was the real crime

Its always the same story. Normal people make a statement with no intended malice. If they were on the “right” (correct) side of the Israeli/Palestinian divide and used the same word or phrase it would pass by unnoticed. But if… Continue Reading →

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