Ami Magazine Uses Nazi Imagery Implying Obama, US Government Are Antisemitic
Ami Magazine's editor-at-large, Avi Shafran, who is also Agudath Israel of America's spokesperson, wrote a column in Ami two months ago calling anti-child-sex-abuse activists and bloggers Nazis. Now, less than two weeks after Israeli haredim used Nazi imagery including yellow stars and concentration camp uniforms in an anti-Zionist, anti-government demonstration that drew worldwide condemnation, Ami Magazine festoons its cover with storm troopers marching in front of a White House covered with Nazi flags.
The Jewish Week has insipid coverage of this story that fails to mention Ami's past transgressions and lets them off the hook for this one.
When a newspaper has an underendowed staff, it produces underendowed reporting, and Stuart Ain doesn't do anything to prove that contention wrong.
Gary, if you can't hire out these pieces to reporters who know the haredi community and know what they're writing about, then write the damn pieces yourself.
Here is Shafran's earlier smear of the activists and bloggers: