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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


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...

July 31, 2017 11:29 am
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Best Friends: Linda Sarsour and Muslim Brotherhood Supporter Omar Suleiman

In late August 2014, Linda Sarsour declared that Imam Omar Suleiman made her “more proud to be a Muslim and a Palestinian.” One year later, she praised...

May 24, 2017 3:45 pm
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How ‘Woke’ Are Feminist Farrakhan Fans Like Linda Sarsour?

When Essence recently presented “Woke 100 Women,” three of the leading organizers of the Women’s March -- Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez -- were among the “socially...

May 17, 2017 10:18 am
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Yes, Marc Lamont Hill Is an Antisemite

Marc Lamont Hill has an impressive biography, and a record of achievements as an academic, activist and TV personality. On his own website, he describes himself as “one of...

October 2, 2015 5:01 am
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Amnesty International Defends Palestinian Who Uses His Children to Provoke Israeli Soldiers

How would you like your children being taught about human rights by a veteran Palestinian activist who has pushed his own children for years to...

June 8, 2015 5:31 pm
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No Truth in Advertising: Max Blumenthal’s New Book on Gaza

With his last book Goliath published in fall 2013, Max Blumenthal hoped to popularize the antisemitic comparison between Israel and Nazi Germany. But he and...

March 20, 2015 10:40 am
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Guardian Promotes Anti-Israeli Pundit Max Blumenthal to ‘Israel Affairs Specialist’

A recent Guardian article celebrating reports that Tony Blair was about to "step back from his role as a peace envoy for the Middle East" referred to...

September 2, 2014 8:29 pm
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Ken Roth’s Twitter War Against Israel

After I recently wrote about Ken Roth's preposterous defense of the tunnels dug by Hamas in order to attack Israeli communities near Gaza, I realized...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Israeli Analyst: Trump Administration Likely Wants Regime Change in Iran

The Trump administration likely wants regime change in Iran, an Israeli analyst has stated. Writing at the news site Walla, Oren Nahari tackled the question of American policy toward Iran since...

Israel

Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand Its ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

Israel has told Russia that it will expand its military operations in Syria to include the entire country. According to YNet, Israel has decided to expand its “red lines” in Syria...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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