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One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.

--- Golda Meir

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Jewish Leadership in Seattle and Los Angeles-and the New Israel Fund

Gary Fouse
fousesquawk
http://garyfouse.blogspot.com


Hat tip The Mike Report and Paul Schnee


Much like Orange County, with the feckless Jewish Federation, Hillel, and Anti-Defamation League, Los Angeles and Seattle have big time problems with many of their leaders and organizations, many of whom are anti-Israel.

Paul Schnee, who I had the pleasure of meeting at a recent pro-Israel rally in Los Angeles, has sent me an article in the Jewish Journal on one of the leading figures in Los Angeles, Jonathan Jacoby, who is leaving his position at the LA Jewish Federation to return to the New Israel Fund, of which he is a founding member.

http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/jewish_federation_executive_jonathan_jacoby_moves_to_new_israel_fund

So who is this organization known as the New Israel Fund? It seems they are big financial supporters of several groups dedicated to Israel's destruction.  Here are some links provided to me by Mr. Schnee.

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/14898#.VBZPZvmwJcR

http://www.ngo-monitor.org/article/new_israel_fund

http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=89

http://www.israpundit.org/archives/63596166

I think we may assume that the New Israel Fund is hardly pro-Israel.

Meanwhile, the Seattle-based blog, The Mike Report, has a troubling sketch of one of Seattle's leading Jewish activists, Ben Murane and the organization he represents, the aforementioned New Israel Fund.

http://mikereport.wordpress.com/2014/09/11/seattles-new-jewish-leadership-where-are-they-taking-us/#comment-191

One of the biggest stereotypes of the US Jewish community is that it is monolithic and united in its support of Israel. That is not true.  While each individual American Jew has the right to form his or her own opinion of Israel, it would be nice if the Jewish community was fully aware of which organizations and so-called leaders are for or against Israel. It is fundamentally dishonest for certain Jewish organizations to portray themselves as pro-Israel while they fund and assist other organizations devoted to Israel's destruction.



Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sohail Daulatzai's Latest Ravings

Gary Fouse
fousesquawk
http://garyfouse.blogspot.com


Tip of the shoe to Dr David J Leonard blog.


Sohail Daulatzai is a professor of film at UC Irvine. From that soapbox, his real profession is damning his adopted country, the USA, which he considers a racist, colonial evil empire. (He was born in Pakistan). Best I can figure, Daulatzai is a frustrated Malcolm X wanna-be who fancies himself as a historian of the African-American experience. In previous writings, this angry guy has implied that Malcolm was really murdered as a result of a white conspiracy. I corrected him on this point a while back when he spoke at UCI. Below is a glowing review of Daulatzai's latest book, a diatribe against America.


http://drdavidjleonard.com/2014/04/22/the-transnational-black-imagination-the-muslim-international-and-sohail-daulatzais-black-star-and-crescent-moon/#comment-5959

As you can see, Daulatzai tries to make a link between African-Americans and Muslims. The obvious omission or error in his thinking is that the "War on Terror" was initiated-especially after 9-11- to save American lives. But what would that matter to "academics" like Daulatzai?

This is what is teaching our youth in our universities, Ladies and Gentlemen. This is what passes for scholarship in our institutions of higher learning.