On the Controversial Website Parler, There Was No Shortage of Anti-Semitism

Jan. 12 2021

Yesterday, the social-media platform Parler—which has become popular among various segments of the hard right—sued Amazon for denying it access to its web-hosting services, effectively driving it off the Internet. Amazon took this action on Sunday, expressing concern that the platform had been used to incite last week’s riot at the Capitol. In November, the Simon Wiesenthal Center produced a report on anti-Semitic content found on the website:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial, Social media

Israel-Palestinian Peace Starts with Combating Anti-Semitism

Jan. 22 2021

If there is to be a resolution to the conflict between the Jewish state and a putative Palestinian one, writes Jonathan Michanie, it won’t start with drawing lines on maps or restrictions on where Jews can build houses, but with the Palestinian Authority (PA) abandoning its official anti-Semitism. The PA can, in this regard, learn much from those Arab nations that have recently made peace with Israel:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Morocco, Palestinian Authority