Anti-Semitism

House Anti-BDS Resolution Reveals the Power and Limits of the Israeli Lobby

House Anti-BDS Resolution Reveals the Power and Limits of the Israeli Lobby

July 30, 2019

The defense of Palestinian rights has become more acceptable and accusations of anti-Semitism have become more sparing in the mainstream media, despite the House’s recent resolution against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, says IPS’s Phyllis Bennis

UK Labour Party’s “Witch Hunt” Victimizes Jewish Black Party Activist

April 14, 2019

Jackie Walker’s surreptitiously taped words taken out of context led to a 2016 suspension; now she has been expelled. We discuss the case with Jackie Walker herself

WitchHunt: Controversy Over Anti-Semitism and the British Labour Party

WitchHunt: Controversy Over Anti-Semitism and the British Labour Party

April 1, 2019

Filmmaker Jon Pullman discusses his film WitchHunt, about the suppression of critical voices in the Labour Party and the influence of the Israeli lobby    

The Attack on Ilhan Omar and Pelosi’s Unconditional Support for Israel

The Attack on Ilhan Omar and Pelosi’s Unconditional Support for Israel

March 18, 2019

Nancy Pelosi pledged support for Israel “even if the Capitol crumbles,” as major Democratic Party funder and pro-Israel advocate Haim Saban looked on – our panel discusses anti-Semitism, Israel and the Democratic Party with Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay

Rep. Omar's Choice

Rep. Omar’s Choice

March 8, 2019

By Sam Husseini. As a virtual lynch mob moves to chastise Rep. Ilhan Omar over her recent remarks around Israel, the new congresswoman basically has three options before her: (1) Fold; (2) Continue the back and forth of the last several weeks or (3) Get more specific and expand the public critique. Fold: Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Omar herself can…

Ilan Omar’s Denunciation of Israel Lobby is Not Anti-Semitism - Phyllis Bennis

Ilhan Omar’s Denunciation of Israel Lobby is Not Anti-Semitism – Phyllis Bennis

March 5, 2019

Democrats’ resolution denouncing anti-Semitism is aimed at stopping criticism of Israel and at silencing a Black Muslim refugee woman who is not anti-Semitic – Phyllis Bennis joins Marc Steiner

France's Macron Moves to Equate Anti-Semitism with Anti-Zionism

France’s Macron Moves to Equate Anti-Semitism with Anti-Zionism

March 5, 2019

Sonia Fayman of the Union of French Jews for Peace discusses President Macron’s efforts to blur the difference between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism

Ilhan Omar, anti-Semitism, Nancy Pelosi, AIPAC, Charles Lechner, Phyllis Bennis, Marc Steiner

Ilhan Omar: Anti-Semitism? Or Fear of Open Debate on Israel?

February 12, 2019

Why Are They Really Mad At Ilhan Omar? What does being a woman of color have to do with it? She said no more than other critics of American policy in the Middle East. Marc Steiner, Charles Lenchner, and Phyllis Bennis discuss the issue

Hungary's Far-Right Government Hurtling Toward Dictatorship with Crackdown on Free Press

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Hurtling Toward Dictatorship with Crackdown on Free Press

December 11, 2018

The far-right government of EU/NATO member Hungary is cracking down on independent media. Prime Minister Viktor Orban is also exploiting anti-Semitism, while closely allied with Israel. Journalist Benjamin Novak says even elections are now just a formality

NATO & EU Member Poland Collaborates with Fascists & Mandates Holocaust Revisionism

NATO & EU Member Poland Collaborates with Fascists & Mandates Holocaust Revisionism

November 29, 2018

Poland’s far-right government, a close US ally, co-sponsored a fascist march after passing a law that makes Holocaust revisionism mandatory. Dovid Katz of Defending History warns Eastern European NATO/EU member states are becoming authoritarian nationalist regimes