NYT redefines antisemitism “conveniently allowing them to promote the antisemitic BDS Movement against Israel”

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NY Times Decides Int’l Accepted Definition of Antisemitism is ‘Disputed’
by Meira Svirsky
August 12, 2020

To promote its tacit support of the antisemitic Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) Movement against the state of Israel, The New York Times recently decided that the internationally accepted definition of antisemitism is “disputed.” That definition, which is crucial to fighting antisemitism worldwide — and particularly on U.S. college campuses — was penned by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and adopted by the U.S. State Department as well as 34 other nations (including 25 of the 27 European Union members). READ MORE

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