Is Israel’s foreign ministry involved in UOIT/Hasbara clash?

“(This is) ‘outright, explicit, unapologetic discrimination… this is an issue of freedom of expression… social justice means banning any group they disagree with” – Hasbara Fellowship Canada director Robert Walker. “(The student union’s goal is to) work towards an environment free (of) systematic societal oppression and decolonization… This is not about the Jewish ethnicity being […]

“Hasbara” runs amok with Australian-Israeli stamp issue

“In May, Australia Post and Israel Post collaboratively issued two stamps commemorating the Australian Light Horse and the WWI Battle of Beersheba in Palestine…  ANZAC heroic courage and endurance warrants commemoration but the issue of the stamps entailed a cynical rewriting of Australian war history that deflects ANZAC honour to deodorise Israel’s stinking reputation around […]

Occupied Territories – June 28th, 2016

Just as a reminder, I always include “Occupied Territories” posts in the “Israel Lobby” category also, because I don’t believe that these disgraceful violations of human rights would be tolerated by the rest of the world were it not for Lobby propaganda, threats and smears. -JG. Seven items in total… Israel wants a “peace process” […]

Israel Lobby – August 12th, 2015

Israel: “BDS blues” – even the most strenuous efforts at “re-branding” cannot hope to conceal Israel’s brutal military occupation and war crimes U.K: Are schools “indoctrinating Palestinian terrorism”? – an example of “hasbara” Canada: NDP federal candidate dumped for not toeing the line on Israel – “(his) comments are not in line with that policy […]

Israel Lobby – Aug. 31st, 2013

Six links in total… “Brand Israel” self-destructs – “The conclusion is that it is more important for Israel to be attractive than to be right.” History: Were ADL operatives “unofficial auxiliaries of the Department of Justice”? Germany: “The tactics of the Israel Lobby plumb the depths of dishonor and indecency and include character assassination, selective misquotation, […]

A history of Israel’s crimes against humanity

“Israel is engaged in a long war of annihilation against Palestinian society. The objective is to destroy the Palestinian nation and drive it back into pre-modern groupings based on the tribe, the clan and the enclave. This is the last phase of the Zionist colonial mission, culminating in inaccessible townships, camps, villages, districts, all of […]

Israel: Words no substitute for deeds

“The enlightened world doesn’t need propaganda, which we call hasbara in Israel. Elsewhere it’s understood that policy is the best and worst hasbara…The day Israel changes its policy it won’t need hasbara anymore; until then, it’s useless anyway. “Hasbara will not overcome the unequivocal fact that Israel has been an occupying power for more than […]

Israel desperate to improve image

“These individuals – likely to be drawn from Jewish or Christian activists, academics, journalists and students – will be briefed regularly by Israeli officials and encouraged to speak up for Israel at public meetings or write letters or articles for the press. “Israeli embassies in London, Paris, Berlin, Madrid and Rome will receive funds to […]