Because there's no shame in airing Israel's diry laundry in public.

How Israel tries to clean up its image as a violator of Palestinian human rights through misleading LGBT, environmental and Jewish identity PR campaigns.

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This is the archive for November, 2011.

  • Assi Azar on Israeli-government sponsored Pinkwashing tour

    Azar’s tour is the centerpiece of the  Out in Israel Month presented by the Consulate General of Israel in Boston and co-sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, a group which regularly opposes the Palestinian quest for self-determination; the Boston LGBT Film Festival; Combined Jewish Philanthropies, The David Project (read about efforts to limit funding to […]

  • VIDEO: Israeli hasbara meets Pinkwashing in hoax video

    Here is a now infamous example of a fake Pinkwashing video meant to discredit the Gaza Flotilla movement. Read more about this video in the New York Times here:

  • Groups opposed to the Jewish National Fund

    IJAN’s International Campaign against the Jewish National Fund open letter to environmental justice organizations. Atlanta Jews Disrupt Jewish National Fund Annual Convention Calling for an End to JNF’s Displacement and Discrimination Against Palestinians Sunday, October 10, 2010    Atlanta, Georgia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact A historic confrontation of the JNF by Atlanta Jews seeking the […]

  • Pinkwashing Examples

    By emphasizing the thriving gay community in cities such as Tel Aviv in order to portray Israel as an oasis of gay freedom and democracy in the Middle East, Israel advocacy groups use racist language and imagery to suggest that Israel is surrounded by “backwards” homophobic, uncivilized Arabs, including Palestinians. Blaming “fundamentalist Islamic beliefs,” groups […]