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Harvard Crimson ad asks if anti-BDS Harvard profs “only care about certain lives”

If Americans Knew | August 30, 2017

A full-page advertisement in today’s Harvard Crimson asks, “Do some Harvard Professors only care about certain lives?” (View ad…

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Diverse groups push for ‘Anti-Semitism Envoy’ who monitors criticism of Israel

Former Antisemitism Envoy Hannah Rosenthal promoting a “Walk for Israel” event in Milwaukee in 2017 (video below). As envoy, Rosenthal adopted a new, Israel-centric definition for antisemitism, and then used it to train U.S. 2,765 more words

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Zero Bostonians Pony Up For AJC Ad Supporting Israel

As the 50th anniversary of Israel’s six-day war unfolds in myriad narratives, the American Jewish Committee (a.k.a. the AJC) ran this ad in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. 77 more words

CORRECTION AJC DID attend that DC Hanukkah party

AJC Attended Hanukkah Celebration Hosted by Azerbaijan Embassy in Washington
by David Harris
December 15, 2016

A media report suggesting that AJC was “one of four major Jewish groups” refusing to attend an event held in Washington by the Embassy of Azerbaijan — because of the venue at a Trump-owned hotel — is untrue. 38 more words

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Pettiness Trumps Gratitude "11 Boycotters of DC Azerbaijan Hanukkah Party: ADL, HIAS, Union for Reform Judaism, Hadassah, Central Conference of American Rabbis, Americans for Peace Now, Ameinu, Workmen’s Circle, Jewish Women International, and National Council of Jewish Women"

Groups Boycotting Azerbaijan-Hanukkah Party Hurt Both U.S-Israel & Muslim Azerbaijan Relations
by Morton A. Klein
December 15, 2016

Eleven Jewish organizations have hurt and embarrassed the President-elect and Azerbaijan – a friendly Muslim country with an excellent relationship with Israel and Azerbaijan’s local Jewish population who this week hosted Israeli PM Netanyahu– when those 11 organizations boycotted the Hanukkah party co-hosted by Azerbaijan and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.  77 more words

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