When It Comes to Anti-Semitism, the Woke Are Fast Asleep

June 22 2020

Last week, the Washington Post published an in-depth article about a woman who appeared at a 2018 Halloween party—hosted by a Post columnist—wearing blackface. The subject of the article, who is not a public figure of any kind, was swiftly fired from her job. The same week, the comedian Chelsea Handler posted a video of a Louis Farrakhan speech on Instagram, subsequently shared by numerous other celebrities. Handler responded to the ensuing criticism by insisting that Farrakhan’s anti-Semitism might not be nice, but, in effect, it shouldn’t be held against him. While she eventually took down the video, she—unlike the partygoer—hasn’t been “cancelled.”

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Israel on campus, Journalism, Louis Farrakhan, Political correctness

Hamas Returns to Its Cycle of Extortion

Aug. 13 2020

Last week, Hamas resumed launching explosives attached to balloons and kites into Israel, one of which landed in the southern town of Arad. The IDF responded with airstrikes, and the terrorist group first test-fired a barrage of missile into the Mediterranean and then fired a missile at an Israeli town—provoking further counterstrikes. Why disturb the peace now? Because, writes Yoav Limor, the monthly aid Hamas receives from Qatar is set to expire next month:

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More about: Hamas, Israeli Security, Qatar