The Harassment of Jews Is Not a Consequence of Israel Apartheid Week. It’s the Goal

April 22 2019

For many organizations devoted to the elimination of the Jewish state, Israel Apartheid Week (IAW)—which most recently lasted for two weeks in March—is the climactic moment of the year, complete with aggressive propaganda, ugly stunts, and vicious lies. Having interviewed a number of Jewish students on multiple campuses, Carly Pildis comments on the ways this event, and anti-Israel activism more generally, becomes an occasion to harass and to threaten Jews:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Israel on campus

Why Qatar Is a Problematic Ally

Sept. 29 2020

On September 14, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Qatari counterpart met and signed an agreement on cultural exchange, followed by an official statement from Foggy Bottom about “shared ideas of tolerance.” Since then, there have also been reports that the U.S. is considering awarding the peninsular monarchy the status of a major non-NATO ally, and even that Doha will be next in line to normalize its relations with Israel. The fact remains, however, that the Qatari educational system is rife with anti-Semitic indoctrination. Moreover, argues Efraim Inbar, it would be strategically foolish for Washington to reward Qatar with upgraded relations:

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More about: Al Jazeera, Anti-Semitism, Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar, U.S. Foreign policy