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Congrats Prof. Miriam Elman: Algemeiner’s top 100 people “positively influencing Jewish life”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm 9/15/2018 at 8:00pm

The Algemeiner “was founded in 1972 by famed journalist Gershon Jacobson as Der Algemeiner Journal and was originally published in Yiddish.” It’s now one of a core of “Jewish” publications, but unlike some leftist publications like The Forward, it’s more moderate in its politics.

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More Demonization: Jewish Voice for Peace leading effort to ban DC police training in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 3, 2018 at 7:00pm 9/3/2018 at 7:00pm

A Washington D.C. chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is spearheading a coalition of far-left groups who are calling on the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to end its participation in police exchanges and counter-terrorism training visits to Israel.

The effort follows on a decision this past April by the Durham,...

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund finances key groups behind anti-Israel church divestment efforts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 7:30pm 7/29/2018 at 7:30pm
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Why are so many of America’s mainline churches partnering with the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR), an anti-Israel organization which allegedly has financial ties to terror groups and is a leader...

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Anti-Israel group which planned to infiltrate Jewish summer camps not welcome at Camp Ramah

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/17/2018 at 6:00pm

Last week the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s official summer camping arm, the National Ramah Commission (NRC), pledged not to partner with an activist group of Ramah camp alumni affiliated with the far-left “IfNotNow” (INN) group.

In a letter distributed on June 11th to its institutional partners, whose programs this summer include...

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Update: Durham NC Pro-Israel groups organize against City Council ban on police exchanges with Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/9/2018 at 8:00pm
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On April 16h, Durham, North Carolina became the first American city to align a municipal public policy with the agenda of the virulently anti-Jewish and anti-peace extremist organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), which falsely blames Israel and American Jewish organizations for U.S. domestic police militarization and instances of police violence...

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More Israel Demonizing Likely at Upcoming Presbyterian Church USA’s General Assembly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/3/2018 at 8:00pm

From June 16-23 the General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will meet in St. Louis where delegates will consider for passage at least eight Israel-related resolutions.

By contrast, in terms of its Middle East coverage, the GA is slated to consider only one overture “responding to the current Syrian crisis”...

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Dem Scott Wallace (#PA01) foundation funded worst-of-the-worst anti-Israel pro-BDS groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/17/2018 at 3:00pm
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Pennsylvania’s newly formed 1st Congressional District is a classic “swing” district, and is rated a toss-up by Cook Political Report. Scott Wallace just won the Democrat nomination, and will run against Republican Brian Fitzpatrick, currently the Rep in the soon-to-be phased out 8th District.

Here’s the new judicially-ordered congressional map...

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ALERT: Anti-Israel coordinating group to launch municipal-level campaigns against Israel in June

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 9:00am 5/8/2018 at 9:00am
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Starting in June, the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR), an anti-Israel organization based in Washington, DC, is planning to launch a “three-year plan” to support “municipal-level campaigns across the country” which aim at ending U.S. support for Israel.

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Demonization: Durham NC City Council bans police exchanges with Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/22/2018 at 7:30pm
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Last week Durham, North Carolina became the first American city to align a municipal public policy with the agenda of the anti-Israel fringe organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), which falsely blames Israel and American Jewish groups for instances of police violence against blacks in the U.S....

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Group plans to infiltrate Jewish summer camps to turn campers against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/8/2018 at 7:30pm

In the saturated arena of anti-Israel political activism in the U.S., the once little-known Washington D.C.-based organization IfNotNow (INN) is catapulting its way to the forefront of the pack.

In one of its boldest moves, IfNotNow is planning to train camp counselors to “teach” campers at Jewish summer camps about the Israeli...

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Twitter suspends anti-Semitism watchdog Canary Mission after campaign by anti-Israel activists (UPDATE)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 6:30pm 2/27/2018 at 6:30pm
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Please see Update at bottom of post – The Canary Mission Twitter account has been restored

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Canary Mission is an anonymous group that monitors and reports on anti-Semitism and anti-Israel extremism by publishing the actual statements and social media postings of activists. Canary Mission has been under attack, and there have been...

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Anti-Israel activists attempt to hijack Women’s March – again

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 19, 2018 at 10:30am 1/19/2018 at 10:30am

During the 2017 Women’s March on Washington and follow up Women’s Strike, anti-Israel activists attempted to hijack the movement.

Anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour attempted to steer the movement against Israel, and the Women’s Strike was co-organized by and honored convicted supermarket bomber murderer (and immigration fraudster) Rasmea Odeh.

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Israel to boycott BDS boycotters, and BDS boycotters are furious

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:00am 1/8/2018 at 11:00am
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The Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement is dedicated to the destruction of Israel. As we documented, BDS in its present form was conceived at the 2001 Tehran and later Durban conferences, as a tactic with the goal...

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Ahed Tamimi case is about child exploitation by anti-Israel activists

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 29, 2017 at 11:30am 12/29/2017 at 11:30am

The Tamimi Clan of Nabi Saleh and their Western supporters exploit children in order to obtain viral video and photographs.

The children are used to try to provoke Israeli Border Police and soldiers. If the provocation is successful, which it almost never is, they get a photo of an Israeli being brutal...

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Action Alert: Anti-Israel Lobby intensifies campaign against nomination of anti-Semitism scholar Ken Marcus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 8:00pm 12/17/2017 at 8:00pm

Last week the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee concluded its hearings regarding the confirmation of Kenneth L. Marcus, President Trump’s pick for the position of Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights.

We noted in a post back in October, when the White House first announced the nomination,...

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Linda Sarsour is only the 2nd Most Inappropriate speaker at New School antisemitism event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 7:30pm 11/21/2017 at 7:30pm

The New School, a liberal Manhattan-based university, has garnered considerable controversy over a program on antisemitism that’s currently scheduled for Tuesday, November 28. The program is titled Antisemitism and the Struggle for Justice and it is designed to promote a book by Jewish Voice for Peace of a similar name.

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New Report: Anti-Israel activism on campuses more “aggressive, sophisticated”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 6:10pm 9/24/2017 at 6:10pm
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The Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC), a national organization that supports pro-Israel and Zionist students on university campuses, has released a new report that summarizes the findings from nearly 1200 anti-Israel activities that took place...

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