18 Oct 2012

Where’s our leadership?

(This article was written by Americans for Peace and Tolerance President Dr. Charles Jacobs and was originally published in the Jewish Advocate on December 31, 2009.) We are a small people. We have multiple and powerful external enemies. Striving for Jewish political unity is our natural and rational impulse. Criticizing

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ostrich
18 Oct 2012

See no Anti-Semitism, Hear no Anti-Semitism

Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Dr. Charles Jacobs, a columnist for the Boston Jewish Advocate who is concerned about the failure of leadership in America and in the Jewish community to deal with anti-Semitism. He has done a series exposing the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for failing to deal with Islamic

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28 Dec 2011

ADL: Fighting Yesterday’s Battles

First appeared in The Jewish Advocate The ADL is now caught flatfooted by its own paralysis. Republicans are all over national TV, arguing passionately over which (and whose) approaches – given the sorry state of American society – might best set things right. They know Democrats will use the best

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28 Dec 2011

What should worry ADL

First appeared in The Jewish Advocate Written By Professor Barry Rubin, Director of GLORIA (Global Research in International Affairs Center) in Tel Aviv Reading the Anti-Defamation League’s answer to Charles Jacobs (“ADL fires back,” Dec. 16), much of which is insults, made me curious. It was reasonable for Jacobs to

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28 Dec 2011

ADL Fires Back

First appeared in The Jewish Advocate Written by Kenneth Jacobson, Deputy National Director of the ADL Charles Jacobs is at it again (“ADL-addled in Michigan,” Dec. 2). His latest diatribe against the Anti- Defamation League follows his previous pattern – replete with distortions, inaccuracies, exaggerations, and hyperbolic attacks that shed

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28 Dec 2011

ADL – addled in Michigan

First appeared in the Jewish Advocate By Charles Jacobs and Ilya Feoktistov It might have been just some local government scandal: A shuttered public school sold in a no-bid contract to a private buyer after officials told other interested buyers the building was not up for sale; residents up in

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adl5catpie
05 Nov 2011

Study: ADL fails to focus on Islamic extremism as a threat to World Jewry

An Analysis of the Anti-Defamation League’s Press Release Archive as a Measure of the Organization’s Priorities By Ilya Feoktistov and Charles Jacobs EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study analyzed the 4269 ADL press releases archived on the ADL’s website as of October 17, 2011, which span 16 years (1995-2011) and are grouped

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28 Jan 2010

Is the answer a second ADL?

{xtypo_dropcap}M{/xtypo_dropcap}y critique of the Anti-Defamation League for not doing more on Islamic anti-Semitism brought a sharp and somewhat defensive response from the organization’s leader, Abe Foxman, which unintentionally confirmed my point. In attempting to prove me wrong and misguided, Foxman only cited one specific public “action” by the ADL on

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