The Anti-Defamation League Releases Top Ten List Of Anti-Israel Groups In U.S.
The Anti-Defamation League on Thursday published its list of the 10 most influential and active anti-Israel groups in the United States, a compilation including one organization led by American Jews.
“While there are hundreds of groups that organize and participate in various anti-Israel activities, we have identified the largest and most well-coordinated anti-Israel groups,” said Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director.
“These groups are not promoting peace, they are spreading propaganda to assault Israel’s legitimacy. We want to Americans to know who these groups are and what it is they really stand for, which is to delegitimize the Jewish state,” he said. […]
“These groups demonize Israel through various public campaigns. Their messages are one-sided and fail to take the complexity of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict into account,” said Foxman. “They unfairly attack Israel while ignoring Palestinian terrorism and incitement. They apply a different standard to Israel than other countries, condemning it for implementing policies to protect its citizens.”
Now, before I list the the top ten, let’s look at who the ADL had just awarded their annual ADL International Leadership Award to…
Accepting ADL award, Murdoch decries ‘ongoing war against Jews’
Media magnate accuses Leftists of spurring anti-Semitism under the guise of legitimate criticism of Israel.
Media mogul K. Robert Murdoch on Thursday decried the "ongoing war against the Jews" and demanded an end to efforts to isolate Israel.
Accepting an award from the Anti-Defamation League for his support of Israel, Murdoch described the phenomenon of delegitimizing Israel as a "soft war" which he said has now entered a "new phase."
“This is the soft war that seeks to isolate Israel by delegitimizing it," Murdoch told attendees at the New York dinner where he was bestowed the ADL International Leadership Award. "The battle ground is everywhere – the media, multinational organizations, NGOs. In this war, the aim is to make Israel a pariah.”
Can you believe it…? Rupert Murdoch…! *gah*
I find it a highly hypocritical choice, in light of the ADL’s own masthead proclamation: ADL: Fighting Anti-Semitism, Bigotry and Extremism…
But, I digress…
Here’s the Top Ten…
1. Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER)
2. Al-Awda (The Palestine Right to Return Coalition)
3. Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
4. Friends of Sabeel-North America (Voice of Palestinian Christians)
9. Students for Justice in Palestine (wiki link)
Congratulations to Us–We Made ADL’s List! Wear those badges of honor with pride, ya’ll…!
Keep up the great work…!
(Cross posted from Whirled Peas)