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Petra Marquardt-Bigman is a German-Israeli freelance writer and researcher with a Ph.D. in contemporary history. Her blog, The Warped Mirror, has been published by The Jerusalem Post since late 2006, and her writings have appeared at The Guardian's Comment is Free, World Politics Review, The Commentator and other sites.

ARTICLES BY: Petra Marquardt-Bigman


February 24, 2020 6:42 am
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Another Bernie Sanders Anti-Israel Surrogate

A recent article by controversial Bernie Sanders surrogate Amer Zahr has a somewhat misleading headline, which claims that Arab and Muslim Americans are voting for Sanders because he...

February 12, 2020 6:05 am
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The Poisonous Legacy of ‘Hitler’s Mufti’ Makes Peace Impossible

The Trump administration’s recently released “Peace to Prosperity” plan may be controversial, but it includes one provision on page 16 that gets to the core...

November 11, 2019 3:32 am
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The Myth of a Progressive Palestine

Ridding the world of its one Jewish state to create a state of Palestine "from the river to the sea" is a supposedly “progressive” ambition...

September 23, 2019 9:05 am
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Rashida Tlaib Endorses Prominent Antisemite — and No One Cares

It is rather shocking to contemplate the implications of US Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)’s recent decision to declare her unequivocal support for Zahra Billoo. When the...

September 16, 2019 6:35 am
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Linda Sarsour — It’s You and Not Bari Weiss Who Is on the Wrong Side of History

Bernie Sanders has been famously reluctant to mention his Jewishness on the campaign trail, but Linda Sarsour obviously feels that it serves her own purposes...

June 26, 2019 9:38 am
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Cary Nelson Makes the Progressive Case Against BDS

For academics who support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Cary Nelson’s recently published book -- Israel Denial: Anti-Zionism, Anti-Semitism, & the Faculty Campaign...

March 11, 2019 11:13 am
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AIPAC and the Company that Rashida Tlaib Keeps

The annual AIPAC Policy Conference always draws protests by anti-Israel activists who have contempt for the well-documented fact that a majority of Americans strongly support...

April 26, 2018 1:53 pm
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Guardian Op-Ed Amplifies Rhetoric of Antisemitic Campaign Against ADL

After two African-Americans were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks because they didn’t order anything while waiting for a friend, the company tried to calm the ensuing...

April 11, 2018 8:09 am
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Max Blumenthal Unwittingly Exposes the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Blind Spot on Antisemitism

Over the past few years, Max Blumenthal has made a name for himself as a dedicated anti-Zionist who fervently believes that the world’s only Jewish...

February 20, 2018 10:54 am
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Dear Sarah Silverman: Amnesty Is Lying About the Tamimis

Dear Sarah Silverman -- it seems that you have been taken in by Amnesty International’s cynical campaign for Ahed Tamimi. A few days ago, you linked to...

December 28, 2017 10:02 am
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The Deceptive Campaign for Ahed Tamimi

Ahed Tamimi is not yet 18, but the blonde girl from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh has been a celebrity of sorts for years. In...

December 4, 2017 12:22 pm
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Salon Mainstreams the Vile Antisemitism of Max Blumenthal and Joseph Massad

There is a German expression about framing something odious -- like antisemitism -- in a way that would make it “salonfähig,” i.e. fit for the living rooms...

November 12, 2017 5:35 pm
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Wake Forest Professor Barry Trachtenberg’s Defense of Antisemitic Comparisons Between Israel And Nazi Germany Reflects His Anti-Israel Activism

Barry Trachtenberg is a professor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he was appointed to the Michael H. and Deborah K. Rubin...

August 16, 2017 12:08 pm
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The Cultural Appropriation That Linda Sarsour Doesn’t Care About

Omar Suleiman is an immensely popular Palestinian-American imam -- and he counts Linda Sarsour among his many ardent admirers. But as I have recently documented, Suleiman has expressed...

Culture

Mexican-Jewish Dance Group Showcases New Choreography Planned for Cancelled Festival

The Mexican-Jewish folk ensemble Anajnu Veatem shared on YouTube over the weekend new...

Jerusalem Orchestra Members Perform Virtual Concert From Homes in Israel, New York

The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West did a virtual performance last week to...

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Flaunts His Hebrew on Twitter

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," showed...

World

With 2020 Race All but Halted Over Coronavirus, Biden Quietly Widens Lead O...

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden has quietly expanded his lead over President Donald Trump among registered voters, even as the rapidly spreading...

Israel

1.5 Million Israelis Using Voluntary Coronavirus Monitoring App

Around 1.5 million Israelis have downloaded a mobile app in the past week that alerts users who have crossed paths with a coronavirus patient, according to the Health Ministry, helping to...

Middle East

Rouhani: US Has Lost Opportunity to Lift Iran Sanctions Amid Coronavirus Pa...

Iran's president said on Wednesday that, with the advent of the coronavirus, the United States had missed a historic opportunity...

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