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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


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...

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...

Features

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

Hungarian Far-Right Mob Vandalizes Jewish Community Center in Budapest Duri...

Hungarian neo-fascists vandalized a Jewish community center in Budapest on Wednesday during a nationalist march in the center of the capital...

Israel

Blue and White Leader Gantz Receives Mandate to Try to Form Government Afte...

Benny Gantz, the head of Israel's centrist Blue and White party, received the mandate to try to form a government...

Middle East

Report: Palestinian Convert to Judaism Arrested, Tortured by PA

JNS.org - A 50-year-old Palestinian man who recently converted to Judaism was arbitrarily arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces two weeks ago and is still in custody, according to a...

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