Category: Anti-Semitism

Distortions in the fight against antisemitism

Dec 13, 2019

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Partisanship, “progressive” politics, legal pretexts, anti-Israel sentiment, and community divisions hamper the effort to combat surging Jew hatred. The “fight” is also a distraction from even more-urgent battles: keeping Jews Jewish and keeping Israel safe.

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While jihadists target Jerusalem, the European Union bashes Israel

Nov 15, 2019

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Old habits, it seems, die hard. European countries have a historic knack for judging Jews, depriving Jews of scholarships, restricting Jews to specific pales of settlement, and tagging, branding and labeling them.

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Pushing back against antisemitic and anti-Israel agitation

Nov 8, 2019

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For Jews everywhere, this has been a depressing year – with antisemitic and anti-Israel activity on the rise. Thankfully, Stephen Harper and others are there to defend Israel.

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Halt the delegitimization of Netanyahu

May 10, 2019

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Reasonable disagreements are degenerating into demonization and double standards applied to the prime minister.

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The progressive assault on Israel

Mar 22, 2019

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A look at the dangerous intellectual trends in America that have catapulted Ilhan Omar and “American Corbynism” to prominence.

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Israel’s role in the struggle against anti-Semitism

Nov 1, 2018

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It is a big mistake on the part of some US Jews to politicize the fight against anti-Semitism. Keep partisan politics out of it! Israeli and Diaspora Jews should band together to draw strength from solidarity, jointly combat hate, and raise the flag of unafraid and vibrant Jewish life everywhere. 

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Fighting the good fight in Europe

Aug 31, 2018

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In a series of lectures in northern Europe this week, I outlined a series of approaches to beating BDS. Among other: Talk about the fundamental national rights of the Jewish People in their ancestral homeland. This can, at least, win some grudging respect for Israel.

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Winning hasbara strategies

Jun 8, 2018

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The deep “psychological asymmetry” employed by Hamas and Fatah as a strategic weapon against Israel is working. How to handle this? Here are five strategies, including this: Don’t be embarrassed by Israel’s strength. Admit to it. Flaunt it. Better shock-and-awe than shrink-and-whimper.

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Gaza prejudice and perfidy

May 18, 2018

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It is unmitigatedly maddening to see Western leaders and media succumb with equanimity to Hamas’ obvious criminal stuntsmanship on the Gaza border. What is Western support for “Israel’s right to exist within secure and recognized borders” worth if those borders cannot be defended?

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A profligate potpourri of anti-Semitic problems

Mar 23, 2018

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I offer here a historical review of Israeli government attitudes towards the phenomena of anti-Semitism, and take a critical look at this week’s meeting of the Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism, held in Jerusalem. The Forum needs focus.

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David M. Weinberg is a think tank director, columnist and lobbyist who is a sharp critic of Israel’s detractors and of post-Zionist trends in Israel. Read more »


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