Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
The film’s title, “Defamation,” is an inversion of its usual meaning and refers to supposed Jewish defamation of those who criticize Israel. But the real defamation is what Shamir does to Jews by twisting their remembrance of the Holocaust and their determination to prevent any recurrence into something abnormal and evil.
No wonder the film has been enthusiastically endorsed on various neo-Nazi websites.
Steve Stotsky is a senior research Analyst at CAMERA, the 65,000 member, Boston-based Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America.
About the Author: Steve Stotsky is a senior research Analyst at CAMERA, the 65,000 member, Boston-based Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America.
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