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Zionism meaning: What is Zionism, what does it mean? – Express

| June 30, 2020

Zionism is a hotly debated topic in modern world politics and now the subject has been brought to the centre of British news after the Black Lives Matter UK movement were accused of using language associated with antisemitism following claims mainstream British politics is gagged of the right to critique Zionism.

Young professionals launch new watchdog group, citing dissatisfaction with norms – Cleveland Jewish News

| June 30, 2020

Amid dissatisfaction with mainstream Jewish advocacy organizations, a new alliance of young Jewish American leaders was launched on Monday: HaShevet (Hebrew for The Tribe, which is also a nickname for the Jewish faith and people). The organization seeks to represent a diversity of political opinions and professional backgrounds and come together, united in our dedication to promote moral clarity within the Jewish advocacy sector, strengthen and mobilize young Jewish professionals to publicly oppose all forms of anti-Semitism (including anti-Zionism), and take up the mantle of Jewish community leadership to safeguard thefuture of the Jewish people, said the organization in an announcement.

Remembering the handover of ‘one Palestine, complete’ Middle East Monitor – Middle East Monitor

| June 30, 2020

On this day in 1920, the first High Commissioner for Palestine, 1st ViscountSamuel,Herbert Samuel, was handed the administration of the country by the British government and signed a receipt acknowledging that he had received one Palestine, complete. It was still another three years before the Mandate for Palestine granted to Britain by the League of Nations came into effect.

The definition of anti-Semitism has been weaponised for Israel’s benefit – Middle East Monitor

| June 30, 2020

The Ryerson Centre for Free Expression hosted a virtual forum earlier this month on the definition of anti-Semitism drafted by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). With governments and institutions around the world encouraged by pro-Israel groups to adopt the IHRA guidelines, four experts debated whether the IHRA definition is fighting anti-Semitism or silencing critics of Israel. Professor Faisal Bhabha from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, and Dr Sheryl Nestel from Independent Jewish Voices Canada, argued against the definition and warned of its chilling effect on free speech.

Iconic image of gender equality in the Zionist movement was staged – Plus61 J Media

| June 30, 2020

The granddaughter of a female pioneer seen in shorts in a quarry in Mandatory Palestine reveals that the propaganda scene was in fact staged AMONG THE HANDFUL OF surviving photographs depicting female pioneers during the pre-state British Mandate period, one of the best known is a picture of Aviva Alef. She was photographed in the summer of 1941 next to an open rail-cart full of rocks at a quarry at Kibbutz Ein Harod

Zionist regime officials urge intl. community to support Trump in sanctioning Iran – Mehr News Agency – English Version

| June 30, 2020

Addressing the virtual summit of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) on Sunday, Netanyahu said I want to thank President Trump for all he has done for Israel. Israel has never had a better friend in the White House." He added, Israels security has been strengthened immeasurably by President Trumps bold decision to withdraw from the dangerous nuclear deal with Iran. Describing the Iranian nuclear deal as a farce, Netanyahu urged other countries to follow in Trumps footsteps and sanction Iran.

Ahmed Erekat was executed with the blessing of Abbas and the Oslo people – Middle East Monitor

| June 30, 2020

Ahmed Erekat was not the first Palestinian to be killed by the Israeli occupation forces in cold blood, nor will he be the last to be killed because he tried to attack them. The young man was shot dead as he helped his sister with her wedding preparations

Lithuanian Jews slam Putin for falsifying history of WWII annexation – The Times of Israel

| June 30, 2020

VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuanian Jewish leaders on Tuesday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of falsifying history after he defended the Soviet annexation of the Baltic states during World War II.

Investors on Facebook ad defections: Theres no other place to go’ – Yahoo Money

| June 30, 2020

Dozens of large companies have paused their advertising campaigns on Facebook (and Instagram) for July and in some cases for the rest of the year. Among the biggest names: Starbucks, Clorox, Adidas, Reebok, and Coca Cola

Nissan to Shareholders: We Know You’re Livid but Here’s an Electric Crossover – The Drive

| June 30, 2020

Good morning and welcome back to Speed Lines, The Drive's morning roundup of what matters in the world of cars and transportation. On tap today: EV startup Byton is reportedly on the ropes, Nissan has a lot of explaining to do but it also has an electric crossover, and Ford joins Honda in boycotting Facebook and other social media platforms to combat hate speech


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