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Expert Says European Anti-Semitism at Worst Levels Since Holocaust

With Jews attacked and murdered in Europe with increasing frequency, ADL president Abraham Foxman warns anti-Semitic occurrences hitting levels the worst since the 1930s.

By Ari Soffer

 

Anti-Semitism has reached “critical mass” in Europe, and stands at its worst levels globally since the 1930s, a senior anti-hate campaigner has warned.

Critical mass: French soldiers guard a Jewish institution in western Paris. – Reuters

Speaking to Arutz Sheva at the 5th Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism on Wednesday, ADL National Director Abraham Foxman said that although anti-Semitism was not yet at the same levels as it was immediately prior to the holocaust, Jews are certainly being subjected to the worst levels of hatred since then. Continue Reading »

Anti-Semitism Officially Promoted at Iranian State-Sponsored Hatefest

Iran resumes its New Horizon Conference in Tehran, devoted to promoting anti-Israel activists, anti-Semitic propaganda, and speeches from Holocaust deniers.

By Cynthia Blank

 

The New Horizon Conference – whose cancellation last year was attributed to the “more moderate” new government of President Hassan Rouhani – has gone on as planned this year.

Anti-Israeli activity in Iran

Anti-Israeli activity in Iran – Reuters

The conference, currently taking place in Tehran, is part of its 13th International Resistance Film Festival. According to conference materials, the meetings are devoted to focusing on a range of topics, including “Similarities [between] Nazism and Zionism, America and the Zionist crimes in the world, Hollywood and the Israel lobby, etc.”

Mohsen Ghomi, official advisor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, opened the conference with this statement: “Our source of power is just our words which are the biggest threat to Zionists,” and that, “American officials are puppets of the Zionist lobby who are taking advantage of American ignorance.”

The conference drew some high-profile American anti-Israel activists, as well as international anti-Semites and Holocaust deniers, revealing a disturbing collaboration between such individuals and Iranian purveyors of anti-Semitic propaganda, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Continue Reading »

ADL Chief: Sec. of St. Kerry’s ‘chutzpah’ should unite American Jews

In an Army Radio interview, Foxman weighed in on tensions in Israel-U.S. relations. He described the current tensions between the allies as a “crisis of trust,”

 

Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, said Sunday morning that Kerry’s “outrageous behavior” will unite American Jews.

Abraham Foxman

Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League. – Photo: AP

“When there is a crisis the American Jewish community comes together,” Foxman told Army Radio. “I think Kerrys outrageous behavior will unite the American Jewish community. It is chutzpah to lecture Israel about the risks of peace and war, and so I think he (Kerry) will help unite” the community. Continue Reading »