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Fake News Now: Part Two: Israel/Palestine

March 29th 2017

  We are all aware of liberal media coverage re Trumpian "fake news - altermative facts". However this is a very serious subject: The fake news coming out of the Palestinian Media and their supporters is often not at all reported or recognized in the Western Press. For this reason I am posting this recent article from the Gatestone Institute which spells it out very well and also explains ...

Fake News: then and now

November 30th 2016

 "Fake News" has been in the news lately. However as the pundits have reported this is not a new phenomenon. "fake news" lies at the very heart of antisemitic literature such as the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. I quote from wikipedia: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion (Russian: Протоколы сионских мудрецов) or The Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned Eld...

Benny Morris at McGill

January 14th 2016

Benny Morris, the Israeli historian of the 1948 war in Israel, recently spoke at the first  meeting of this year's series of lectures sponsored by ISGAP, The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism Benny Morris, an Israeli historian, was the darling of the anti-Israel left for supporting the Arab narrative about ht In addition to describing both sides of the war, the players and thei...

Antisemitism: Rational or Irrational?

January 13th 2016

Antisemitism has baffled the best minds of our time. How much of the anti Israel attitudes in Europe and the Middle East can be tracked back to antisemitism. What is the source of antisemitism in Islam? Most westerners have believed that the eyes of most educated westerners have been opened with regards to the devastating effect of Nazi racism and anti-Jewish hatred during World War II which led t...

American Historical Association: Anti-Israel-HAW-resolution-2016

January 5th 2016

I became aware of the American Historical Association's meeting in Atlanta where they are planning to reintroduce the same motion that was voted down in January of 2015. Here is the video of Jeffrey Herf who rallied historians to vote negatively on this proposition. He thoroughly exposed the speciousness of the arguments put forth by the HAW - Historians Against the War. And yet here they a...
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