The Mapping Project is animated by one of the most durable and deadly conspiracy theories in human history. It hopes to dismantle every organization with the word “Jewish” in its name.

A Massachusetts map shows Jewish schools, community associations, charities, and volunteer organizations that a radical anti-Israel group accuses of causing “devastation” and wants to “dismantle.”

On Twitter a few days ago, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran, seethed, as he often does, about the people he hates most.

“Zionists have always been a plague, even before establishing the fraudulent Zionist regime,” he wrote. It is not the state of Israel that Khamenei and his rabid Islamist followers regard as their ultimate enemy. It is “Zionists,” who have always been “a plague for the whole world.” By “Zionists,” of course, Khamenei means Jews.

The virulence of the Iranian regime has never been limited to Israel. That is why Iranian-sponsored terror attacks have been carried out against Jews and Jewish targets far from the Middle East, such as the horrific bombing of the Amia Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in which 85 people were murdered and more than 300 wounded. That is why Iran has been a leading promoter of Holocaust denial. That is why its “Jewish Studies Center” is a leading purveyor of antisemitic books, videos, and reports.

So it isn’t hard to guess what Khamenei would think of The Mapping Project, a new antisemitic endeavor in Massachusetts. The Mapping Project was unveiled last week by far-left extremists associated with BDS Boston. (BDS refers to the Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions campaign to isolate and demonize the Jewish state.) It consists of an interactive map of Massachusetts on which are linked nearly 500 public and private entities of every description. Its creators call it “an organizing tool” for “fighting back against Zionism, US imperialism, and other interlocking systems of oppression.” They claim that the organizations it highlights represent the “local institutional support for the colonization of Palestine.”

In the age-old manner of antisemitic conspiracy-mongers, The Mapping Project purports to show that a sinister web ties the Bay State’s Jewish schools, synagogues, cultural groups, and charities to the politicians, media, police, and local governments they supposedly influence. It lists a dozen or so “harms” that are to be rectified through “liberation struggles,” with “Zionism” heading the list. Hatred of Israel pervades The Mapping Project — for example, it condemns “promoting tourism and travel to Israel; engaging in academic exchange programs with Israel; and hosting Israeli cultural events.” But it is equally obsessive in its hostile focus on organized Jewish communal life in Massachusetts.

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Sent by Margaret S-W who comments, “the sinister activity that it describes is something that should be acknowledged – and feared by us all.”