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New campus blood libel: Israel responsible for U.S. police shootings of blacks

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 8:00pm 5/6/2017 at 8:00pm

In July 2016 I documented a growing tactic in the anti-Israel movement, to blame Israel for domestic U.S. police shootings of blacks, such as Michael Brown in Ferguson.

The tactic, meant to exploit preexisting racial tension and stoke anti-Semitism to turn people against Israel, had been many years in the making, as...

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Palestinians fume over barbecue taunt of terrorist hunger strikers, as hundreds drop out

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 7:00am 4/23/2017 at 7:00am
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On Thursday, April 20, 2017, we reported on how Israeli protesters barbecued outside the prison where Palestinian terrorists on a hunger strike led by Second Intifada mastermind Marwan Barghouti.

Terrorist mastermind Marwan Barghouti has organized a mass hunger strike by over 1000 imprisoned Palestinian terrorists.

He announced the hunger strike in The NY Times,...

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Passover 2017 is no different: “in every generation they rise against us to destroy us”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/10/2017 at 5:30pm
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Last night anti-Israel groups, led by Students for Justice in Palestine and “Jewish Voice for Peace,” took advantage of the Passover Holiday when many Jewish students already had left for home for the Passover Seders, to bring to the Tufts University student Senate a resolution to divest from certain companies doing business...

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Another sneak Passover Divestment attack, this time at Tufts University

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 9:04pm 4/9/2017 at 9:04pm

I have seen this movie before.

In early April 2014, anti-Israel students at Cornell University, led by Students for Justice in Palestine, brought a last minute resolution before the student assembly to divest from certain companies doing business with Israel. The resolution was managed in such a way as to provide the...

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Jewish Voice for Peace Passover Haggadah: “Next Year in al-Quds!”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 10:55am 4/9/2017 at 10:55am

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a non-Jewish organization that undermines the fight against, and enables, antisemitism by legitimizing and mainstreaming the anti-Israel movement’s assault on Jewish identity.

JVP presents itself as a social justice organization committed to non-violence and peace. But as we’ve documented in dozens of posts, its tactics and...

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Memorial Service held for Victims of Rasmea Odeh, as Jewish Voice for Peace celebrates her

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/2/2017 at 7:00pm

We have covered the case of Rasmea Odeh for the past two and one half years.

Rasmea was convicted of the 1969 supermarket bombing in Jerusalem that killed Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner.

The evidence against Rasmea was overwhelming, and has become even more so with recent video interviews with her co-conspirators who...

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Jewish Voice for Peace Featured Speakers List a “Who’s Who” of Israel haters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/28/2017 at 7:30pm

“Jewish Voice for Peace” bills itself as a Jewish pro-peace organization.

But JVP is not a Jewish organization. At most it claims to support “Jewish traditions of social justice” as set forth on its 2016 listing of

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Terrorist Rasmea Odeh cops plea deal, to leave country

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8:51pm 3/23/2017 at 8:51pm

Rasmea Odeh, whose case we have been covering for over two years, has agreed to a plea deal according to her defense committee. That deal will avoid prison for her immigration fraud, but she will leave the country and surrender her citizenship.

The Rasmea Defense Committee issued as statement on the deal,...

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Report: Jewish Voice for Peace blocks memorial for Rasmea Odeh victims

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 8:33pm 3/20/2017 at 8:33pm

Rasmea Odeh, a military member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was convicted in 1970 in Israel for the 1969 bombing of the SuperSol supermarket that killed two Hebrew University students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner. Rasmea also was convicted of the attempted bombing of the British consulate.

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Vienna Hotels Canceling BDS Events

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/16/2017 at 2:00pm
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Hotel Kaiserwasser and Hotel Regina in Vienna, Austria, have canceled a BDS event by a British-Palestinian lawyer. News agency Heute.at reported that Hotel Kaiserwasser canceled the event due to charges of antisemitism and one employee received threats by the Jewish community. Some have disputed this:

“Nonsense,” said Raimund Fastenbauer, general-secretary of the...

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Jewish Voice for Peace’s long embrace of convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 8:15pm 3/12/2017 at 8:15pm

Rasmea Odeh will be a featured speaker at the 2017 annual meeting of Jewish Voice for Peace in Chicago, March 31st – April 2nd.

The invitation has created controversy, particularly after Rasmea’s involvement in the March 8, 2017, International Women’s Strike and Day Without A Woman created widespread media attention.

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Prosecutors seek testimony of Rasmea Odeh bombing co-conspirators

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 9:00pm 2/14/2017 at 9:00pm

Rasmea Odeh is rising to prominence in radical circles in the U.S.

In addition to injecting her anti-Israel activism into Black Lives Matter protests, which we previously covered, Rasmea is part of a group organizing a planned “national strike” of women in March 2017, to protest Donald Trump.

Rasmea also has been fully...

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“Jewish Voice for Peace” Hijacks Chanukah for Anti-Israel Messaging

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/1/2017 at 6:00pm

Despite its name, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) isn’t Jewish or for peace. It’s a radical group that provides cover to the anti-Israel movement, particularly on campuses, by legitimizing and mainstreaming its assault on Jewish identity.

As we’ve noted in prior posts, JVP usurps various Jewish celebrations, religious holidays, and commemorative life-cycle...

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Huckabee: No, I have not been appointed Ambassador to Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 9:00pm 11/18/2016 at 9:00pm

There was tons of speculation today that Mike Huckabee had been offered the position of Ambassador to Israel.

It was stoked when The Daily Mail ran the story:

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Keith Ellison’s troubling relationship with anti-Israel groups

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:00pm 11/15/2016 at 7:00pm
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As reported the other day, Congressman Keith Ellison from Minnesota has the backing of several top Democrats to become Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Top Dems rally around radical Keith Ellison for DNC Chair:

The lesson Democrats are learning from the evisceration of the Democratic Party at the state level, the continuing...

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Anti-Israel event to be held at City of Ithaca youth center

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 8:45pm 10/31/2016 at 8:45pm
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We recently wrote about Miko Peled after Jewish Voice for Peace accused him of posting an antisemitic tweet, Jewish Voice for Peace disavows BDS activist Miko Peled: “No place 4 antisemitism in our movement”:

Peled denied that the tweet was antisemitic, as detailed in the prior post. But the fact that an anti-Israel...

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Jewish Voice for Peace hijacks High Holidays for anti-Israel messaging

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 7:00pm 10/5/2016 at 7:00pm
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Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a non-Jewish organization that provides cover to the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) by legitimizing and mainstreaming its assault on Jewish identity.

As we’ve noted in prior posts (see here and here), JVP activists operate in multiple arenas to exploit Jewish culture and traditions, putting them into...

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