Skip to comments.ADL Responds To Criticism of the ADL-AJC Unity Pledge on Israel [ADL Press Release]
Posted on 10/25/2011 7:51:23 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
New York, NY, October 25, 2011...The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said some groups had distorted its call with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) for a national bipartisan consensus on Israel as an attempt to stifle cricism of the Obama Administration.
The League today made clear that was not intended to discourage raising questions about a candidate's support for Israel, as some groups, including the Republican Jewish Coalition and the Emergency Coalition for Israel, have charged. Rather, the purpose of the pledge is "to put Israel ahead of politics" while "avoiding harsh and personal rhetoric or tactics in the form of attacks on political opponents' positions on Israel."
Foxman can't cover this up by trying to stifle legitimate criticism by Jewish (and other) Republicans of the Obama administrition and dreaming of a "bipartisan consensus," no matter how much double talk he puts into this press release. Sorry, Abe, the era of bipartisan consensus on Israel has vanished with ascension of the Obama Administration - which you still love, apparently.
The vast majority of the people of Israel understand much better than Foxman and friends what the Obama Administration and the Democratic Party in the US represent, and it isn't very encouraging.
For full press release:
Time to tell Foxman it’s time to find another job.
But Foxman and the ADL are ignoring one of the oldest "codewords" in history, going back as far at least as Shakespeare... Everybody knows that when you see a sign that disparages "bankers" the real meaning is the disparagement of Jews.
Other than the fact the ADL has morphed into nothing more than a leftist arm of the DNC, there really isn't any reason that they could possibly have missed this.
Consensus = no debate, no evaluations.
Consensus = Vote for and contribute to the 'Rats!
BTW, noticeably missing from the ADL web site was any condemnation of the Nazi-like antisemitic rant by that black bitch at the "Occupy LA" event.
That's hitting the nail on the head. The most egregious example was the black female at the "Occupy LA" event who went into an overtly antisemitic rant, lasting about three minutes, that was seen in all its ugliness on local TV. I just went to the ADL web site and, unless I overlooked something, there was absolutely nothing about this there.
It's a shame that the ADL, an organization that came into being for a very legitimate reason - the infamous Leo Frank case in Atlanta in 1913 - has morphed into this disgrace under Foxman.
He’s quite the old fool..
Oh, yes. Give money. I forgot that part of the equation.
Support Israel, but keep giving money to the DNC anyway.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
The ADL has always been liberal--but liberal hasn't always meant what it does now. So far as I know Foxman is the first ADL head to endorse "gay rights"--and he's supposed to be "Orthodox!"
This is perhaps the surest sign yet that my Tribe is peeling from the Democrat plantation.
For the sake of objectivity, I’m partially correcting an earlier post re the ADL’s position on the antiesemitism within the OWS movement.
Apparently prodded by Joel Pollak (an unsuccessful Jewish Republican candidate for Congress from Illinois in 2010) writing on Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, the ADL did wake up from its slumber and issue a press release taking note of manifestations of antisemitism at the OWS demonstrations.
However, rather than directly condemning these nitwits, the ADL minimized the role and influence of antisemitism in the OWS movement and instead called upon the protest organizers to condemn the “extremists” within their midst.
The ADL’s press release:
Some people will apparently go wherever the Democrat party leads them . . . even right back into the Klan!
Speaking of the Klan, you just reminded me that David Duke just announced that he is joining the OWS movement!