Category: Palestinians

Brilliant essay about media, anti-Semitism and anti-Westernism

At the Augean Stables, Richard Landes has posted a brilliant essay about the role the fake Mohammad Al-Durah video played as a catalyst for unleashing the worst modern anti-Semitism around the world, and about the fact that both the video’s creation and its effect are microcosms of the poisonous alchemy

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And we’re supposed to believe they were civilians because…?

The NY Times headline is in huge, bolded text: “Israeli Attack on Militants Kills 4 Civilians.”  The story, however, doesn’t quite jive with the accusation that Israel, a la Hezbollah, Al Qaeda, Hamas, whatever, targeted civilians: The Israeli military killed five Palestinians in the Gaza Strip today in operations directed

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