Randi Weingarten, president of 1.5 million-strong teachers union, leads Israel propaganda tours and promotes J Street’s anti-Palestinian agenda.
Israel continues to exaggerate and exploit anti-Semitism in its effort to bring in Jews and defeat the Palestinian “demographic threat.”
Arnon Soffer predicted Gaza slaughter a decade ago: “If we want to remain alive, we will have to kill and kill and kill. All day, every day.”
Ronnie Fraser, who sued his own union for discussing boycotts of Israel, featured at conference with Robert Spencer, Geert Wilders, Daniel Pipes.
The official also played on common racist tropes of Africans and people of color as bearers of diseases.
“Maybe we should secretly add some means of birth control to Gaza’s drinking water,” to a warm audience reception.
J Street poses as a kinder, gentler Israel lobby group, but behind the smiling exterior are the same hardcore anti-Palestinian views found elsewhere.
Only when it comes to Israel do “mainstream” American commentators permit themselves to indulge in this kind of racism.
Ali Abunimah debates Jonathan Tobin of the far-right anti-Palestinian publication Commentary on Democracy Now today about Israel’s settlements and Jim Crow.
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