Archive for Jewish News

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) remains silent as violence against Jews intensifies

Op-ed. The shameful tolerance for violence against Jews is horribly indisputable, as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and fellow Democrat leaders disappear into silence.

By Larry Gordon

 

No matter how it is spun, in the world at large the Jewish people are stuck in a conundrum that has us determined to win, but not to win by too much.

This debate or conflicted approach to the recent battle between Israel and Hamas has once again the matter of Israel’s strength and military superiority. As absurd as it is on its surface a great deal of the recent debate revolved around the issue as to whether Israel has the right to defend itself. Continue Reading »

French High Court rules not to try Muslim man who killed Jewish neighbor

French Supreme Court of Appeals upheld previous rulings that Muslim, Kobili Traore, cannot stand trial for murdering Jewish, Dr. Sarah Halimi, because he was too high on marijuana to be criminally responsible.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ

 

(JTA) — Relatives of a Paris woman who was killed by her neighbor while he spewed anti-Semitic slurs and was high on marijuana have lost their final appeal to have the killer tried.

In its decision Wednesday, the Court of Cassation’s Supreme Court of Appeals upheld rulings by lower tribunals that Kobili Traore cannot stand trial in the 2017 killing of Sarah Halimi because he was too high on marijuana to be criminally responsible for his actions. Continue Reading »

Review of Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’: At Best Anti-Israel, at Worst Antisemitic

With at least 15 falsehoods succinctly articulated in a letter below on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America, former President Obama knew or should have known, millions of his readers will be horribly misled into drawing false & negative conclusions about Israel and the Jewish people.

 

 

 

 

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Dear Mr. Dohle and Ms. McIntosh:

 

We write on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest and one of the largest pro-Israel organizations in the U.S. The ZOA is a leader in fighting against antisemitism and anti-Israel bias wherever these problems arise.

Having received complaints from our supporters and conducting our own review, we are deeply concerned about the factual inaccuracies, material omissions and outright falsehoods contained in one of your recent publications – “A Promised Land” by former U.S. Continue Reading »

Iranian views ‘Schindler’s List’ and learns truth about the Jews & Israel

Steven Spielberg’s movie on the Holocaust undid decades of lies, inspired me to go see Auschwitz for myself and taught me that the truth will eventually come to light.

– In Iran, I was taught to hate Israel and Jews. Then I watched Schindler’s List.
By Omid Safari

 

I am an Iranian, born in Iran one year after the Islamic Revolution in 1980. I spent my entire childhood there and was schooled in its educational system, which is designed by an extremist Islamic cult known as the Islamic Republic of Iran. Throughout those years and up until today, anti-Semitic and anti-Israel dogma pervaded the society and was taught in all school and university textbooks. Continue Reading »

Arab Squatters Move Into Ancient Jewish Archaeological Site

Arab squatters cause irreparable damage as they illegally turn an Iron Age Jewish settlement, on a Samaria archeological site, into their private residence.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Near Hermesh in northern Samaria lies a registered archeological site called ‘Khirbet Parsin’, which preserves the biblical name ‘Peresh’ (descendants of Menashe) and the Talmudic name ‘Kfar Parshai’.

The remains of a large Iron Age settlement were discovered at this site, including a mikveh (ritual bath), burial caves and complex underground systems from the Second Temple period, as well as impressive buildings from the Ottoman period. Sadly, these important finds have joined the list of antiquities sites suffering from damage and destruction. Continue Reading »

Jewish Orthodox woman picked for Biden’s National Security Council 

Anne Neuberger, the National Security Agency’s director of the U.S. Cyber Command since 2019, is said to be named deputy national security adviser for cybersecurity in Biden’s incoming National Security Council.

By JNS

 

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anne Neuberger, an Orthodox Jewish woman, to serve in a newly created cybersecurity position on the U.S. National Security Council.

The expected pick was first reported by Politico on Wednesday. The Biden transition team and the National Security Agency declined to comment to the outlet about Neuberger’s expected appointment.

Anne Neuberger of Baltimore, an Orthodox Jewish woman, was tapped in 2019 to head the National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate.

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New York law student named 2020 “Antisemite of the Year”

Stopantisemitism.org, a nonprofit that tracks antisemitic activity, announced Nerdeen Kiswani, a law student at City University of New York’s (CUNY) Hunter College, as “antisemite of the year.”

By SARAH BEN-NUN

 

 

Nerdeen Kiswani is a law student at City University of New York’s (CUNY) Hunter College. On Tuesday, Stopantisemitism.org, a nonprofit that tracks antisemitic activity, announced her as “antisemite of the year.”

Kiswani previously co-founded and served as president of the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter, a pro-Palestinian activist group largely active on college campuses.

“Antisemitism is a serious problem that requires serious consequences for those who promote it,” said Liora Rez, Stopantisemitism.org’s Continue Reading »

Israel welcomes 316 new immigrants from Ethiopia

Hundreds of new immigrants arrive in Israel from Ethiopia on the 1st flight of “Operation Zur Israel” (“Rock of Israel”).
– PM Netanyahu: “I can’t remember being so moved by such a distilled sight of Zionism… Welcome to the State of Israel! The Ethiopian community is returning to the motherland, step by step.”

By Sivan Hilaie, Associated Press

 

Hundreds of members of the Jewish community in Ethiopia arrived in Israel Thursday morning as part of Operation Rock of Israel which aims to reunite families and their relatives who have immigrated to Israel in the past.

Thousands of people with Jewish roots waiting in Ethiopia to come to Israel, 2,000 of which are expected to arrive in the Jewish state by January 2021, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent outbreak of war in the northern Tigray region. Continue Reading »

Democrat anti-Semites speak at JVP confab on negating antisemitism

Group of anti-Israel Jews invites anti-Semites & anti-Israel activists to discuss how to be more effective in their anti-Israel criticisms without being labeled antisemitic. JVP’s December panel on antisemitism includes ‘token Jew’.

By EVE YOUNG

 

After an announcement that US Congresswoman Rep. Rashida Tlaib will participate in a panel on antisemitism along with others previously accused of antisemitic or anti-Israel statements, event host Jewish Voice for Peace is drawing criticism for their selection of speakers.

Louis Farrakhan supporter and Sharia law advocate Linda Sarsour (2nd from Right) stands with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (2nd from Let) holding a map where they have replaced the State of Israel with Palestine.

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BBC cancels interview with Knesset Member for telling truth about Saeb Erekat

In pre-interview meeting, Knesset Member Sharren Haskel admits PLO chief Erekat actually, “promoted, financed, and pushed for an armed struggle against the State of Israel,” up until his death. That comment led to the BBC canceling scheduled interview.

By Yonatan Gottleib

 

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) canceled an interview it scheduled with Likud MK Sharren Haskel after, according to her, it became clear to them that she was not mourning the death of terror-supporter Erekat.

According to MK Haskel, she agreed to the BBC’s request to be interviewed about Erekat’s death, but in the briefing call she told them that he “promoted, financed, and pushed for an armed struggle against the State of Israel.” Continue Reading »

Biden-Harris belittles Jewish deaths using Hitler footage in campaign ad

Op-ed: In an extremely offensive political ad, Joe Biden has again broken a basic rule of decency that had been accepted in all previous American presidential elections.

By Jeff Dunetz

 

For the second time during this campaign, Joe Biden has broken a basic rule of American politics, never use the Holocaust or any of its related terms such as Nazis, or Hitler, for political warfare. In September, he compared Trump to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels in a speech. Now he has used footage of Nazi dictator and mass murderer Adolf Hitler in a new campaign ad attacking President Donald Trump. Continue Reading »

Survivor’s daughter banned by Facebook for asking “How is this allowed“

A Holocaust survivor’s daughter receives a 30-Day-Ban by Facebook for asking, “How is this allowed?“ next to an anti-Semitic post sent to her.

By Yochy Davis

 

My name is Yochy Davis and I’m active on-line, sharing the truth about Israel.

Screenshot by Yochy Davis

This happened to me a few days ago…

As a Holocaust survivor’s daughter, I can’t stay silent when I see injustice. So, when I was sent the most horrendous tweet, I posted a snapshot of it and a link to the tweet, with the question:
“How is this allowed”⁉️

Within seconds I got banned by Facebook, without them even willing to listen, – And my Facebook page The Truth also got restricted. Continue Reading »

Palestinian from Dubai attains Spanish citizenship after discovering Jewish roots

After finding her great-grandmother’s old identity cards in Beirut, Heba was able to seek Spanish citizenship following a 2015 law that allowed naturalization to anyone whose Jewish ancestors ‘fled’ the Spanish Inquisition.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA

 

As a UK-based academic who was born in Dubai to a Palestinian father and Lebanese mother, Heba Nabil Iskandarani had plenty of potential national identities.

What she lacked, however, was a passport.

A 26-year-old lecturer in architecture at Birmingham City University, Iskandarani has been stateless for most of her life, possessing only a Lebanese travel document that defines her as a Palestinian refugee.

Heba Nabil Iskandarani’s newly acquired Spanish Passport and her Lebanese refugee Passport.-

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Jewish families rescued from Yemen granted asylum in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates, under the direction of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, facilitated the rescue of the 11 members of a Jewish family in Yemen, whose lives were in imminent danger.

By Yossi Aloni

 

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar has revealed that the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (who is de facto ruler of the UAE) accepted his request for Emirati forces engaged in Yemen’s civil war to rescue two Jewish families trapped there (11 people in all).

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar welcomes rescued Jewish family members. – Photo: WAM/ Emirates News Agency

Rabbi Lazar revealed the rescue in a public letter of thanks to the crown prince that read:

“The noble act of saving lives will further raise the fortunes, with God’s help, of the United Arab Emirates. Continue Reading »

Ohio doctor who promised to give Jews wrong meds surrenders license

Following Canary Mission’s exposure of then medical resident Lara Kollab’s multitude of antisemitic posts on Twitter, the State Medical Board of Ohio has permanently revoked Kollab’s medical certificate, making her ineligible to ever practice medicine in the state.

By i24NEWS

 

The State Medical Board of Ohio has permanently revoked the medical training certificate of a former Cleveland Clinic resident, after a myriad of old antisemitic tweets resurfaced, including one where she suggested she would deliberately give “Jews the wrong meds.”

Former medical resident Lara Kollab has agreed to surrender her medical certificate, and will not be able to practice osteopathic medicine in the state of Ohio, nor attend any other medical training program in the state following scores of anti-Semitic tweets. Continue Reading »