The NAACP’s Timid Reaction to Anti-Semitism in Its Ranks

Aug. 12 2020

Last month, Rodney Muhammad, the president of the Philadelphia chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) posted a crass anti-Semitic cartoon on his personal Facebook page. Despite protests from the local Jewish community—soon joined by black leaders, the Pennsylvania governor, and others—the national organization took two weeks to react. Ben Cohen considers the belated and anemic statement from the national NAACP spokeswoman, stating that the group is “saddened and deeply disappointed” and that Muhammad “now recognizes the offensive nature of the imagery” he used:

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More about: American Jewry, Anti-Semitism, Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam

 

Netanyahu Details Hizballah’s War Crimes

At the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, the Israeli prime minister drew attention to Hizballah’s use of human shields, pointing out three locations where the Iran-backed terrorist group has constructed factories for the production of precision-guided missiles: two beneath multistory apartment buildings and one in an urban residential neighborhood in close proximity to gas installations. Such behavior not only exhibits reckless disregard for human life, but also violates international law. It is also a useful tactic, as Orde Kittrie explains:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Hizballah, Lebanon