Palestinian kids’ book author accused of anti-Semitism after complaints cost black Jewish diversity chief her job

A statement condemning

A statement condemning anti-Semitism, which was released by a children’s book non-profit, triggered a conflict that ultimately cost its inclusivity officer her job. Now some say the organization caved in to Jew-hating bigots.

The politically charged drama unfolded in recent weeks after the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) posted a basic statement against anti-Semitism. Now the organization, which links together all sorts of professionals involved in children’s literature, is being accused of catering to racist anti-Semetic online mobs.

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