NGO Monitor's "Human Rights and Hot Coffee" Podcast

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Season 2, Episode 11: US Special Envoy Elan Carr on Antisemitism

In the last few months we have seen an uptick in antisemitic attacks. What is driving antisemitism in 2020? How is the international community responding? Why are human rights groups silent in the face of these threats? Tune in this week as US Special Envoy Elan Carr discusses these issues at NGO Monitor's Annual Conference and our host Yona Schiffmiller and Rena Young delve into the issue.

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Season 2, Episode 9: Corbyn, Civil Society, and Antisemitism

As allegations of antisemitism continue to swirl around Jeremy Corbyn and his Labour Party, British voters head to the polls. What is the role of NGOs in this discussion? How did the UK's adoption of the IHRA definition of antisemitism effect antisemitism in the UK? How can implementing IHRA lead to change? On this week's episode our host Yona Schifmiller sits down with NGO Monitor Founder and President Prof. Gerald Steinberg to discuss these issues

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Season 2, Episode 8: Gaza Kids Betrayed by International NGOs

Last week was Universal Children's Day, a day to promote the rights of children around the globe. But are human rights groups actually protecting the rights of all children? Why is the Swedish government partnering with an Islamic Jihad-run kindergarten? On this week's episode, our host Yona Schiffmiller and expert Shaun Sacks uncover the abuse of children by NGOs active in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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Season 2, Episode 7: Human Rights Watch v. The State of Israel

On November 5, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected Human Rights Watch's demand that Israel renew “Israel/Palestine Director” Omar Shakir’s work visa- acknowledging his BDS activism. How did the court come to this decision? What was NGO Monitor’s role in the case? Join our host Yona Schiffmiller, Legal expert Anne Herzberg, and Researcher Ariella Esterson as they explain this story.

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Season 2, Episode 5: I is for Intifada, J is for JVP

A children's book, P is for Palestine, recently brought heated debate to a small town in central New Jersey. We looked into the event and found that a much larger well funded campaign was behind this conflict. Who was involved? What was the role of these groups? Who is funding them? Tune into this week's episode with our host Yona Schiffmiller and guest Rena Young

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Season 2, Episode 3: NGO Official Arrested for Murder?

On August 23, 17-year-old Rina Shnerb was murdered while hiking with her family. Earlier this week, Israel announced it apprehended Rina's murderers. Samer Arbid, who allegedly both assembled and detonated the deadly device, formerly worked as an accountant for the European funded NGO Addameer and financial director of Union of Agricultural Work Committees. This is just one of many NGOs that are linked to terror. How is it that European governments have continued to fund this organization?

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