In beginning to critically deconstruct the key role of the Anti Defamation League in the Israel Lobby, producer Jeremy Rothe-Kushel speaks with Jewish American Journalist & Pro-Palestinian activist Jeffrey Blankfort, about his work to expose the ADL and its collaborators for colluding with apartheid Israel and South Africa on espionage against civil society in the United States.
“Are there Israeli lobby gatekeepers and damage control squads on the left?” https://www.natsummit.org/transcripts/jeffrey_blankfort.htm
“Jeffrey Blankfort: Chomsky Misfires on U.S.-Israel Relations” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T33IdUl1S8
Jeff Blankfort is a radio producer, photographer & journalist of Jewish-American background, who has been a pro-Palestinian human rights activist since 1970. He was formerly the editor of the Middle East Labor Bulletin and co-founder of the Labor Committee of the Middle East. He was also a founding member of the November 29 Coalition on Palestine and the Palestine Solidarity Committee. He won a settlement from the Jewish Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in February 2002 for its vast illegal spying against him, as well as hundreds of other progressive social, political, labor and environmental organizations and thousands of individuals (including anti-Apartheid groups/activists).
Blankfort‘s articles have appeared in CounterPunch, Dissident Voice & Mondoweiss, among many others.