Smearing by Mensch, 2

Smearing by Mensch, 2

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There’s a solid 19-point guide at the This-Is-Not-Jewish tumblr, on how to criticise Israel without being anti-Semitic. I have a quibble only over point 5: “Zionism is no more a dirty word than feminism.” Feminism is the peaceful worldwide revolution for women’s rights and to end the patriarchy. Zionism is the movement, founded in the late 19th century, for the return of Jews to Eretz Yisrael /…

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Matti Friedman - The ideological roots of media bias against Israel

Matti Friedman – The ideological roots of media bias against Israel

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Matti Friedman speaking at the BICOM annual dinner, 26 January 2015.

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“The following is the text of a speech given by former AP journalist Matti Friedman at a BICOM dinner in London on January 26.”

“Perhaps the most important speech about media coverage of Israel ever given.”

h/t to CIF Watch

One night several years ago, I came out of Bethlehem after a reporting assignment and…

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