Dovid Efune, of Algemeiner: “No amount of money could convince us to run an ad like this”

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Publication of pro-terrorist ad in The Forward raises eyebrows in Jewish media world
by Rafael Medoff
June 8, 2017

The decision by the Jewish weekly newspaper The Forward to publish a paid advertisement supporting imprisoned Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti is being questioned by some editors of other American Jewish newspapers. The full-page ad appeared in The Forward’s June 2 edition. It was sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), a controversial organization that supports the BDS movement and is described by the Anti-Defamation League as the largest “Jewish anti-Zionist group” in the U.S. The ad featured a statement by Barghouti calling for more privileges for jailed terrorists, and charging that Israel’s arrest and prosecution of Palestinian terrorists is “unlawful”…READ MORE

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