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July 9, 2021
Phoenix Children’s Hospital fires doctor after she accused Israel of ‘cannibalism’ on social media
By Ben Sales
(JTA) — A Palestinian-American pediatric radiologist has been fired from her position at Phoenix Children’s Hospital after her social media post accusing Israel of “cannibalism” was called out by an antisemitism watchdog.
On Monday, the Twitter account @StopAntisemites shared a screenshot of a May 26 Facebook post by Dr. Fidaa Wishah, in which Wishah wrote “We will expose the #massacre and #genocide you Zionists are proud of.”
“We will uncover your thirst to ki...