The cartoon “evokes classic anti-Semitic imagery and reinforces existing stereotypes,” the ADL and JCRC said.
The cancellation of the gala, which was set to honor Adelson, went out just a week in advance.
Instead of Russian-style bots, Act.il — which has ties to the Israeli government — uses volunteers who can be directed into a social media swarm.
Adelson had sued the National Jewish Democratic Council over an online petition alleging he allowed prostitution at his casino in Macau.
Reform Judaism should be about two things: radical spiritual inclusivity, and dog bar mitzvahs.
“Adelson and other billionaires have disproportionate power and influence on the public discourse about the tax cut.”
Birthright recently announced that all providers of its signature 10-day trip must stop including meetings with Israeli Arabs in their programming.
“No one can hijack the Israeli-American community. The crowd did seem to differ from the political line of the conference, and maybe the leadership.”
Israeli-Americans don’t feel fully integrated within American Judaism, a conference in Washington, D.C. revealed. Can the divide be bridged?
“This group, the IAC, won’t even question whether or not we should support Israel,” Adelson said.