Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

#Minneapolis #Intersectionality “American pro-BDS group claims #IDF tactics ‘systematically target black and brown bodies'”

JEWISH CHRONICLE NGO links George Floyd death to ‘racist’ training by Israeli military by Staff May 31, 2020 An American pro-boycott umbrella group has linked the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis to Israel, claiming that … Continue reading

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“It has clearly not occurred to Omar that the Trump administration’s support for Israel might not have anything to do with the need for “Jewish money” and the “influence” it supposedly buys”

CLARION PROJECT Ilhan Omar, ‘Heartbroken’ Over Past Antisemitic Slurs, Makes More by Meira Svirsky May 27, 2020 In a recent interview, U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar claims she has “moved past” the controversy her previous use of antisemitic slurs caused. Not so … Continue reading

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“HIAS wants ZOA and CAMERA disciplined for criticizing them”

JNS HIAS and ZOA trade charges as Conference of Presidents battle escalates by Staff May 27, 2020 …In a May 14 letter addressed to Conference of Presidents chair Arthur Stark, HIAS issued a formal complaint against ZOA and CAMERA for … Continue reading

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“Aaron David Miller was involved in the Oslo peace process and often seems wedded to the assumptions of Oslo that have been proven wrong time and time again”

ELDER OF ZIYON Aaron David Miller gets closer to getting it, but not quite there May 28, 2020 …It is refreshing to see someone who has been involved in Oslo admit that Netanyahu, doing everything people like Miller have warned … Continue reading

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“Now in the opposition, the national-religious faction is uniquely positioned to significantly advance the cause of legal reform”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Yamina’s great opportunity to seize the reins by Caroline Glick May 28, 2020 …Mandelblit’s aggressive interference in the elections – first by announcing his intention to indict Netanyahu at the height of the April … Continue reading

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“Jonathan Gootenberg and Omar Abudayyeh are now the only researchers allowed inside the McGovern Institute, working relentlessly on an efficient, inexpensive test kit for COVID-19”

TIMES OF ISRAEL A Jewish and a Palestinian scientist team up for MIT at-home coronavirus test by Rich Tenorio May 29, 2020 Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, a silver lining is that researchers from diverse cultural backgrounds are coming together … Continue reading

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Speaking at Haaretz’s Judaism Conference, Trump’s ambassador to Israel says lack of ‘fluency’ in Judaism is the ‘greatest threat of all’

HAARETZ ‘Jewish Illiteracy’ Is the Biggest Threat to Diaspora Jews, U.S. Ambassador Friedman Says by Danielle Ziri May 27, 2020 U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman believes that too many Diaspora Jews are “illiterate” about Judaism, which he says is … Continue reading

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