A New Television Drama Appears to Embrace the Blood Libel

Sept. 4 2020

Inspired by the work of the early 20th-century horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, the new HBO series Lovecraft Country adds a racial dimension to its source material, conveying the message that the real horror stories can be found in the history of African Americans. The main characters are black, and most of the white characters are those who persecute them. But in its third episode, the show ventured into anti-Semitism, as Philissa Cramer writes:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Blood libel, Horror, Racism, Television

 

Hamas and Hizballah Won’t Give Up Their Radical Goals for Economic Benefits

June 18 2021

In his first interview after leaving office, the former head of the Mossad, Yossi Cohen, admitted that he had erred in believing that Israel could come to some sort of accord with Hamas. In his own words:

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More about: Gaza Strip, Hamas, Hizballah, Iran, Mossad