The Rebranding of Islamic Antisemitic Organizations as Progressive Human Rights Groups

The Times of Israel
Article Source: The Times of Israel

Article Source: The Times of Israel

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  • A new report by the Institute for National Security Studies warns of a growing alliance between U.S. Islamist groups and far-left organizations that has shielded the former from scrutiny of their antisemitic statements and ideas.
  • The report highlights that the “red-green” coalition portrays the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as an anticolonial struggle and seeks to delegitimize Jewish communal organizations by portraying them as part of a white power structure in the U.S.
  • The authors warn that over time, fringe antisemitic beliefs could become increasingly mainstreamed if these organizations are not challenged, especially given the rise in antisemitic attacks in the U.S., which spiked 75 percent during and after the 2021 conflict in Gaza and continued to rise in 2022.
  • The report calls for increased vigilance and a robust response by the American Jewish community and its allies, urging that the process of choosing allies from the Muslim community should be made much more carefully. Read More

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