Black Lives Matter Has an Israel Problem

Having coalesced in 2014 to protest shootings of unarmed black men by police officers, the Black Lives Matter movement now has a formal platform that includes opinions on a variety of political issues, including the Jewish state. This week, one of the movement’s leaders made clear on social media that he is unwilling to read, let alone engage, any criticism of his stance on Israel. Jason D. Hill writes that the Black Lives Matters’ attitude toward Israel is one of its “unpardonable sins.”

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Black Lives Matter, Civil rights movement, Israel & Zionism

Most Palestinians Want to Cooperate with Israel to Fight the Coronavirus

April 1 2020

Examining recent survey data, David Pollock comments on Palestinian perceptions of the current pandemic:

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More about: Coronavirus, Palestinian public opinion