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What Is Zionism?

The bond between Jews and the Land of Israel has been a vital element of Jewish history for over thousands of years. Learn more about what Zionism is here.

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'Crackhead Barney' harasses Quentin Tarantino at NYC restaurant, calls him 'Zionist piece of s--t': wild video

Anti-Israel activist and profane performance artist “Crackhead Barney” harassed director Quentin Tarantino as a "Zionist piece of s--t" while he was eating a New York City restaurant, video of the incident shows.

Politics | Debunking Lies

Unraveling the false branding of Israel as a settler-colonial state

This platform is built on two fundamental falsehoods to justify atrocities, at least against Jews, and suspends justice and morality that has corrupted many liberation movements in recent centuries.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Antisemitism at university encampments prove anti-Zionism is bigotry

Those who advocate for the destruction of Jews anywhere, rejoice at the harm done to Jews everywhere. 

Politics | Opinion

The war against the Jewish story

The ease with which anti-Zionists have managed to portray the Jewish state as genocidal marks a historic failure of Holocaust education

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‘I’ve always dreamed of moving to Israel’

‘I’ve always dreamed of moving to Israel’ By  Efrat Forsher Israel HaYom By enlisting in the IDF, 19-year-old Y. is following in the footsteps of her ancestor who helped pave the way for women into the Israel Air Force. Y. comes from a

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How Anti-Zionist Faculty Captured a University of California Campus and What It Means for the Future of Jews in America

“Let’s make it clear – zionism is not welcome on our campus” read a recent Instagram message, which was followed by raised fist and Palestinian flag emojis. At first blush, this posting appeared to be one more bullet in the barrage of vitriolic ha

Politics | Opinion

Opinion: Why antisemitism and anti-Zionism are so deeply intertwined

The holiday of Purim, celebrated by Jews around the world this weekend, tells a story of ancient antisemitism that has remained sadly relevant, writes Rabbi Avi Weiss.

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel Belongs to the Jews (Judean Rose)

The Jews aren't white people who came back to Israel from Europe. There has been a continuous Jewish presence in the Holy Land, the Land of Israel.

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Time for Honesty: Tough Questions for my Jewish Brothers and Sisters Abroad

Tough Questions for my Jewish Brothers and Sisters Abroad. In Memory of Elisha Loewenstern, HY"D

Politics | The Left

‘New York Times’ to Jews: Forget thy right hand

Marc Tracy, a culture reporter at the paper, penned an article: “Is Israel part of what it means to be Jewish?”

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A New Existential War - Part III: Forming a Clear Post-War National Vision Means Returning to the Roots of Zionism

BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 2,251, January 8, 2023 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: On the morning of October 7, 2023, the strategic Israeli security concept

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Labeling Jews as 'settler-colonialists' flips the truth

One only need to recall the UNRWA definition of a Palestinian refugee to realize the basic truth of counter-Palestinian demography claims.

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Zionism isn’t racism, but Palestinism is

Since the Mufti began inciting pogroms in 1920, the Palestinian Arab national movement has been defined by a racist and murderous hatred for Jews, from support for the Holocaust to attempts to commit a second Holocaust. Opinion.

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Howard Epstein – AGAIN WITH THE JEWISH QUESTION! Last week, I ended this column with a note of optimism thus: “If the disgraceful performances in Congress last week come to be seen as the highwater mark of wokeism, then – albeit at a cost we sho

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Michael Shine : Hamas co-founder speaks of a world with “no Zionism or treacherous Christianity,”

Michael Shine: Hamas co-founder speaks of a world with “no Zionism or treacherous Christianity,” “It is so frustrating, so absolutely frustrating, that except for brave intelligent writers and commentators such as Melanie Phillips and Douglas Mu

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Russian-speakers struggle to adjust to Israel – this org. helps -opinion - The Jerusalem Post

Shishi Shabbat specializes in aiding olim from former Soviet countries and takes a unique and innovative approach to empowering and strengthening this vulnerable segment of Israel’s population.

Politics | The Left

The Cult of ‘Antizionism’

American progressive ideologues have formed a new ideology based on the negation of an all-powerful phantasm they call ‘Zionism.’ To fight them, we need to understand the origins of their beliefs in the Soviet academic propaganda apparatus.

Politics | Opinion

Zionism is a model for indigenous people - opinion

Many New Zealanders view Israel through the lens of our own settler colonialist history: the Jews, like the British, are seen as white European colonizers; the Palestinians as the indigenous Māori.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Jews need to protect themselves against modern antisemitism

Current antisemitism claims that, unlike any of the other peoples of the world, Jews should not be allowed a country in which they are a majority, even in their indigenous land.

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Samaria leader presents plan to boost Jewish population

Yossi Dagan called on PM Netanyahu to adopt his plan as a way to resolve the "national crisis of overcrowding in the center of the country."

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Palestine and the Holocaust: What If?

I was scanning the news (a common Jewish activity), when a recent article by Marwan Bishara in Al Jazeera (Aug 18, 2022) caught my eye. The article, titled “The Palestinian misuse, and Zionist abuse, of the Holocaust,” was written after Palestinian leader

History | History

Israelis Commemorate Exodus 1947, The ‘ship That Launched A Nation’

On July 18, 1947, some 4,550 refugees - survivors of the Holocaust - set off across the Mediterranean Sea, just two years removed from the destruction of Europe - Click the link for more details.

Politics | Opinion

American vs. Israeli Patriotism

The 4th of July is a time to reflect on what Israel can teach America about love of country.

Politics | POLITICS

How not to combat antisemitism

  In a private letter to US antisemitism envoy Deborah Lipstadt, Israeli President Isaac Herzog last week called the Biden

Politics | American Politics

The Democratic Party's anti-Zionist wing is growing. Here's how

Israel supporters should look carefully at the New York political scene – and they should be alarmed. Very alarmed.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Don’t call promoting anti-Zionism to Jewish youth ‘dialogue’

Organizing Zoom programs for Jewish students and those seeking Israel’s destruction is anti-Israel activism, not giving youth the information they’re being denied elsewhere.

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Who are the Palestinian Arabs? | ערוץ 7

Palestinian Arab nationalism originated in Zionism, as a tool to fight Israel's existence. It has no historical or ethnic past. Op-ed..

Politics | Debunking Lies

Just where on earth was 'Palestine'?

Exposing the media myth: Palestine - a land of authentic 'splendour' filled with indigenous Palestinians. Or was it? Have a read inside.

Politics | Opinion

The Real Meaning Of 'Pro-Palestinian'

Inviting Hamas and PIJ officials to participate in such events shows that the real aim of the so-called pro-Palestinian groups is not to help the Palestinians, but to incite and spread hate and libels against the only democracy in the Middle East: Israel

History | History

First Came the Zionists, THEN Came the Palestinians...

The Palestinians like to tell everyone they lived in "Palestine" since dinosaur times then the bad Zionists came from Europe and displaced them. This is a ve...

Politics | American Politics

The Ilhan Omar vote is a turning point for American Jews

Partisan split on booting the congresswoman from committees is more than a symptom of political civil war. It illustrates the normalization of anti-Zionism.

Politics | Debunking Lies

No! The Jews were not 'living happily' in Arab lands

Those that say Jews used to live in harmony in Arab lands are rewriting history and denying a brutal persecution that went on for centuries.

Politics | Campus Watch

Club Z: A titanium dome for Jewish youth

Helping to defend against the corrosive political missiles fired every day from college campuses.

Politics | Campus Watch

A College Class Made Me Anti-Israel: The Threat Is Real

An anti-Israel ‘apartheid wall’ on display at Columbia University during Apartheid Week in 2017. Photo: Facebook. When I was in …

History | History

Israel at 75: The ancient love story between the Jewish people and their homeland

History has not always been kind to the Jewish people, but the ongoing Israel adventure feels downright miraculous, writes Gil Troy

News | News

Barry Shaw – Drifting Misled Jews! Return to the Light!

Barry Shaw – Drifting Misled Jews! Return to the Light! To our lost liberal fellow Jews, Chanukah is an awkward time. They twist themselves into a pretzel trying to reimagine the Menorah as some symbol of light that unites all the victims of humanit

Politics | Opinion

A tale of two narratives | Israel National News

Since the Zionist narrative has demonstrable validity over the irreconcilable, mutually-exclusive counter-narrative of the Palestinian-Arabs, it is the Zionist narrative that must prevail, Op-ed.

History | History

Islamist Terror; Journalistic Error

In a valuable new book, historian Richard Landes argues that Western reporting on the Second Palestinian Intifada helped to seed a misunderstanding of terrorism.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Candace Owens Compares The ADL to BLM While Retweeting Well Known Antisemite

Candace Owns shared a tweet accusing the ADL of drumming up insecurity about antisemitism to further the "Zionist enterprise."

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Hatred of Israel drags us back to the Middle Ages

Today, Israel and the West are aligned against an axis of “medievalists” that we must face down.

Politics | Campus Watch

Hijacked: The Capture of America's Middle East Studies Centers

In the 1950s, a constellation of philanthropic foundations, multinational corporations, interested scholars, and the U.S. government established the first Mi...

News | Antisemitism Watch

The false distinction between anti-Semitism and Israel-bashing

Such lethal myopia now stretches from Australia to a London theater.

Politics | Opinion

Combatting anti-Semitism must include emancipating Zionism

Knowing the real-world harm that excludes Zionists from equal access and participation—in university book clubs, in support groups for victims of sexual harassment, in class, etc.—is an unacceptable reality.

Politics | Campus Watch

Berkeley Develops Jewish-Free Zones

Nine different law student groups at the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Law, have begun this new academic year by amending bylaws to ensure that they will never invite any speakers that support Israel or Zionism.

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

Anti-Zionists advocate a global apartheid

Those who accuse Israel of apartheid want to make the Jews second-class citizens of the world.

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Yair Lapid: I am a Zionist – 2009

Yair Lapid: I am a Zionist – 2009 Yair Lapid says he belongs to tiny minority that influenced world more than any other nation. An opinion piece in Ynet News from Jan. 2009. H/T to Bob Kook I believe that the Jewish people established itself in the

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UNPACKED – Are Israelis White? | Zionism Revisited

UNPACKED – Are Israelis White? | Zionism Revisited Throughout history, people have traveled from across the world to make Israel their home. This has created a fundamental Israeli value to encourage and support immigrant absorption. Immigration to I

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UNPACKED: The Great Kibbutz Experiment | Zionism Revisited

UNPACKED: The Great Kibbutz Experiment | Zionism Revisited In 1909 when young Jews founded the first Kibbutz, they had no idea that they would be forming a symbol of Israel’s rebirth. These agricultural communities innovated the communal experience as a

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TAU: Making history: the achievements of Zionism studied in the UAE

TAU: Making history: the achievements of Zionism studied in the UAE A book by Israeli Islam researchers was published in Abu Dhabi For the first time since the signing of the Abraham Accords, an Israeli research book was published in Abu Dhabi. The UAE

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UNPACKED – Modern Zionism: 2000 years in the making

UNPACKED – Modern Zionism: 2000 years in the making While the State of Israel is barely 75 years old, the origins of Zionism actually go back a lot further than one might think. In fact, Zionism was born at three distinct moments in history that all

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EMILY SCHRADER – 2021 Proves that Antisemitism Manifests as anti-Zionism

EMILY SCHRADER – 2021 Proves that Antisemitism Manifests as anti-Zionism Re-post by permission. originally posted at Jpost The year 2021 proved unquestionably that modern antisemitism is often manifested in anti-Zionism and anti-Israel hatred.  

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Why anti-Zionism and antisemitism are inextricably linked

  For centuries, Jews have debated who belongs to our community. While embracing a more inclusive Jewish world is an

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Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen: The Ingathering of the Exiles Is Not Over

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen: The Ingathering of the Exiles Is Not Over BESA: The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Diaspora Minister Nachman Shai’s claim that it is not his job to encourage aliya to Israel negates the ver

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Victor Rosenthal – Zionism and Democracy & Identity and Reality

Victor Rosenthal – Zionism and Democracy & Identity and Reality Zionism and Democracy Gideon Levy, the hateful Ha’aretz writer who reaches new depths of loathing for the state that protects and nurtures him with every column he writes, has gotten

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Front-Line Zionism

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Front-Line Zionism It’s hard to explain to many of my American friends why Israel is such a great country on a personal level (its mighty achievements, everyone knows). The following true story provides insight; indeed, m

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Jerusalem During the War of Independence—Now in Color!

The blockade of Jerusalem began during the first few days of the War of Independence, spreading from the Old City's Jewish Quarter to the rest of Jerusalem. These color photos from 1948 show us what life was like in the city that was cut off from the rest

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UNPACKED: Watch Zionism: New Goals & Old Struggles – Prof. Gil Troy

UNPACKED: Watch Zionism: New Goals & Old Struggles – Prof. Gil Troy In celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day — Yom Ha’atzmaut — we are sharing professor Gil Troy’s essay “Why I am a Zionist.” Twenty years ago he wrote this affi

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UNPACKED – Zionism: The Backstory: Was Zionism a Form of Colonialism? | The Israeli-Palestinian Context

UNPACKED – Zionism: The Backstory: Was Zionism a Form of Colonialism? | The Israeli-Palestinian Context This week on Unpacked, we are moving on to part two of our new six-part series The Israeli-Palestinian Context. In this episode we trace the rich

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Now the Israel Haters Turn on Facebook

Linda Sarsour. Photo: Festival of Faiths via Wikimedia Commons. You can say you don’t like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, …

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Tsvi Bisk - Polishism & Zionism: the Ironies of History

Tsvi Bisk – Polishism & Zionism: the Ironies of History Many early Zionists were Jews from Poland and Polish speaking Belarus. They were greatly influenced by Polish Nationalism, which had constituent parts similar to Zionism and which developed in

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Zionist.

  Via Emunah: To Linda Sarsour, who once angrily  proclaimed that  you cannot be a feminist if you are a Zionist , meet  our fearless Jewish...

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Why Seth Rogen’s Anti-Israel Rant Matters

Seth Rogan told Marc Maron that support for Israel is outdated thinking. His opinion rests on a deep ignorance of the history of Israel and the Jewish people.

History | History

Zionism | Definition, History, Examples, & Facts | Britannica

Zionism, Jewish nationalist movement that originated in eastern and central Europe in the latter part of the 19th century that has had as its goal the creation and support of a Jewish national state in Palestine, the ancient homeland of the Jews. Learn mo

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Sheri Oz - Who are the strongest least apologetic Zionist voices in Israel today?

Sheri Oz – Who are the strongest least apologetic Zionist voices in Israel today? It seems some of the strongest Zionist voices are those belonging to a Druze man from Daliat el-Carmel, an Arabic-speaking Christian from Haifa and an Aramaic Christia

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Top Sanders Surrogate: Zionism is a 'Racist' Ideology

A top surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) presidential campaign claimed Zionism is a “racist” ideology even though the Zionism censure was revoked by the United Nations in 1991.

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Zionist Ideas with Gil Troy Interviewed By Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony

Zionist Ideas with Gil Troy Interviewed By Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony In this episode of “In the Blue Corner,” TIIF CEO and Executive Director Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony sit with historian and author Gil Troy to discuss Zionist identit

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Daniel Yeluashvili - How a Former Non-Zionist Became a Supporter of Israel

Daniel Yeluashvili – How a Former Non-Zionist Became a Supporter of Israel Algemeiner News As a progressive, I’ve been involved in social activism for as long as I can remember. From beach cleanups in middle school to protests in high school to ph

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Why the Left won't tolerate liberal Zionists

The Columbia Journalism Review touts itself as “the voice of journalism.” While the magazine, which is published by the Columbia

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why there is no separating anti-Zionist agitation from Jew-hatred

Forward opinion editor Batya Ungar-Sargon got a shock last week when she discovered while taking part in a conference at

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UNPACKED - What is Zionism?

UNPACKED – What is Zionism? If you’ve ever been to a Passover seder or seen a nervous groom stamp on a glass at a wedding, you know that longing for Jerusalem is at the heart of soooo many Jewish traditions. Today we call it Zionism, but what is a

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 21 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 21 2019 Israel performed brilliantly on the world stage last week. It won international awards; it received US & European approval, funds and partnerships for Israeli innovations, it was recognized for redu

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Former CNN Commentator Marc Lamont Hill Tells Progressive Gathering That Major US News Outlets Are 'Zionist' Organizations

Marc Lamont Hill. Photo: Karga Fantasma. Former CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill, who has made remarks widely considered antisemitic in …

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UNPACKED - Coming Home: The Law of Return

UNPACKED – Coming Home: The Law of Return This week, we’re looking at one of Israel’s founding principles – the Law of Return. This law, which dates back to the earliest days of the State of Israel, grants legal permission for any Jew, fro

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Victor Rosenthal - Take your Zionism Seriously

Victor Rosenthal – Take your Zionism Seriously As my readers probably know, I don’t see a lot of difference between antisemitism and misoziony.* The difference is that the former focuses irrational hatred on the Jewish people as a group or as indi

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Victor Rosenthal - Tikkunism Begets Misoziony

Victor Rosenthal – Tikkunism Begets Misoziony הְיוֹת עַם חָפְשִׁי בְּאַרְצֵנוּאֶרֶץ צִיּוֹן וִירוּשָׁלַיִם To be a free nation in our land The land of Zion and Jerusalem Hatikvah, the national a

Politics | Politics

Two Powerhouse Jewish Women Inspire a Generation

Nadia Matar & Yehudit Katzover just received the Moskowitz Prize for Zionism at the 12th annual Prize ceremony in Jerusalem.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why Neo-Nazis Love The BDS Movement So Much

'Stop Zionism!' 'Israel is our misfortune!' Who said it: 'progressive' supporters of the boycott Israel movement – or U.S. white supremacists and German neo-Nazis?

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Why Anti-Zionism Worse than Anti-Semitism | Jewish Journal

I always get suspicious when I hear someone flaunt their pro-Israel credentials by saying, “I firmly believe in Israel’s right to exist.” Gee, thanks. I firmly believe in your right to exist, too.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

‘Israel Studies’ academics blast ‘academic thuggery’ of the left | JNS

Terms such as “apartheid,” “genocide,” “ethnic cleansing” and “colonialism” have been used to delegitimize Zionism and the Jewish state.

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UCLA Guest Lecturer Calls Zionists White Supremacists

During a guest lecture to a UCLA anthropology class on May 14, San Francisco State University Arab and Muslim Ethnicities...

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: Yes, Palestinian identity is only meant as a weapon against Israel

I sometimes see endless Twitter discussions on whether Palestinians are a people, or whether pre-Israel Palestinian Arabs were a people.

History | History

Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

Politics | Resources

Rabbi Sacks on the Intrinsic Link Between Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism | The Jewish Press

This video explores the connection between Jews as a people, Judaism as a religion, and Israel as a state. It also shows how this connection is intrinsic to the link between antisemitism and anti-Zionism; something too often overlooked or misunderstood.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

The Left Abandons American Zionism

Just after midnight, on June 5, 1968, Jerusalem born-Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan murdered U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy in the kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Kennedy had won the California Democratic Party presidential primary earlier that evening.

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Why Anti-Semitism Is The New Social Justice

All the cool kids are busy fighting against the movement for Jewish indigenous rights

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Pro-Israel UCLA Students to Meet With Administration After Anti-Zionist Peers 'Violently' Disturb Event | Jewish & I

Pro-Israel students at the University of California, Los Angeles who called for the suspension of an anti-Zionist group that disrupted their...

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Exposed! USC Professor David Kang Teaches That Israeli Zionists Are All Terrorists

This man has no business teaching his evil ideas to the younger generation

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‘I forgive you’: Reporter who lost writing gig after exposing anti-Semitism at Chicago Dyke March speaks out – twi

A reporter who exposed anti-Semitism at the Chicago Dyke March reportedly has been relieved of her writing duties and moved to the sales desk.

Politics | Op-Ed

What Muslims Can Learn From Zionism | Rob Eshman