SNL Accused of Antisemitism for Joke Claiming Israel Only Vaccinating Jews

Anti-Israel misinformation has become so mainstream, that it now comes from the strangest of sources. On February 20, the popular late night television comedy Saturday Night Live featured a “Weekend Update” mock news story, where the host veered into serious anti-Israel and antisemitic territory. In the segment, host Michael Che reported that Israel was leading […]

SNL Accused of Antisemitism for Joke Claiming Israel Only Vaccinating Jews

Anti-Israel misinformation has become so mainstream, that it now comes from the strangest of sources. On February 20, the popular late night television comedy Saturday Night Live featured a “Weekend Update” mock news story, where the host veered into serious anti-Israel and antisemitic territory. In the segment, host Michael Che reported that Israel was leading […]

HRC Prompts CBC On-Air Correction of Palestinian Vaccine Lie

HRC has been working round the clock to hold CBC accountable for adopting the canard that Israel denied Palestinians the COVID-19 vaccine. As we’ve consistently argued, this antisemitic trope and dog whistle lacked credibility and shouldn’t be appropriated by our public broadcaster. On January 11, we alerted you to how CBC Radio’s The World This […]

Globe Columnist Picard Repeats Canard that Israel Hasn’t Vaccinated Palestinians

On January 4, respected Globe and Mail columnist André Picard‘s positive and informative commentary about Israel leading the world in COVID-19 vaccinations, was marred by his repeating the canard that Israel hasn’t vaccinated Palestinians, which he refers to as a “human rights issue”. Picard writes that: In truth, the Palestinians never asked for Israel’s help […]

CBC Fawns Over Dead Palestinian Leader Saeb Erekat

With news that longtime Palestinian leader and former chief negotiator Saeb Erekat had passed away, CBC News devoted considerable coverage which ostensibly fawned over Erekat and ignored his anti-peace credentials. Erekat is best known for giving lip service to the cause of peace, for being duplicitous, and for engaging in the art of Palestinian double […]