Tag Archive for anti-Jewish attacks

UCLA student president leaves due to ‘hostile & unsafe environment’ made by BDS


Chatterjee writes the University Chancellor that he has been attacked, harassed, bullied and discriminated against by pro-Palestinian groups because he “refused to support anti-Semitic, anti-Israel activity” while the administration watched and even assisted on certain instances.



Milan Chatterjee, former UCLA student president and recipient of the American Jewish Committee’s inaugural Campus Courage Award, informed UCLA on Aug. 24 that he would be leaving the university due to a “hostile and unsafe campus climate” created by pro-BDS organizations.

UCLA campus – Photo: REUTERS

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Parisian public schools have become no-go zones for Jews, facilitating mass emigration


In addition to the violent acts lashed out on the Jewish students, watchdogs in France are reporting for the first time in decades a growing number of anti-Semitic incidents involving teachers – as victims & the perpetrators.

By Cnaan Liphshiz


PARIS (JTA) — Twenty-five years after he graduated from a public high school in the French capital, Stephane Tayar recalls favorably his time in one of the world’s most thorough education systems.

French forces stationed outside Jewish school - Twitter.

French forces stationed outside Jewish school – Twitter.

As for many other French Jews his age, the state-subsidized upbringing has worked out well for Tayar, a 43-year-old communications and computers specialist. Continue Reading »

Oberlin College Shields Professor Who Blames Israel For 9/11, Charlie Hebdo Attack & ISIS




In response to an article revealing that an Oberlin College professor made numerous postings about Jews and Israel to Facebook, the liberal arts college’s president said the college “respects the right of its faculty, students, staff and alumni to express their personal views.”

Screen Shot of Facebook account – The Tower

Marvin Krislov’s statement came after The Tower on Thursday published an article about Joy Karega, an assistant professor of rhetoric and composition at the elite Ohio institution. Continue Reading »

Survivor of French anti-Semitic stabbing qualified for elite IDF brigade


Last week, Jonathan Weinberg, who was 13 when a group of youths attacked him for being Jewish, earned his purple beret as a Givati fighter in the IDF. “I realized that if Jews are brutalized for being Jews, France is no place for me.” he said.

By Danny Brenner


Jonathan Weinberg was only 13 when he fell victim of a violent anti-Semitic attack by a group of French youths. Today, Weinberg is 24, an Israeli citizen, and last Thursday he received the purple beret reserved for new members of the Israel Defense Forces’ Givati combat infantry brigade.

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Netanyahu applauds Argentina’s new gov’t decision to ignore previous Iran deal


Israel’s PM thinks the new Argentinian government’s decision not to abide by deal made on Iran’s behalf may improve Israel’s relations with Argentina, as well as all of South America.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu welcomed at his weekly Cabinet meeting on Sunday Argentina’s decision not to appeal a court’s ruling to strike down a deal with Iran over investigating the 1994 deadly bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center.

Netanyahu addresses Masa Israel participants – Amos Ben Gershom/GPO

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu welcomed at his weekly Cabinet meeting on Sunday Argentina’s decision not to appeal a court’s ruling to strike down a deal with Iran over investigating the 1994 deadly bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center.
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In light of Arab violence, Israeli towns & cities shut their gates to Palestinian workers


Many settlements decided on Tuesday night to temporarily close their gates to Palestinian workers on Wednesday, and in some cases for the rest of the week, to protect themselves against possible attacks in their home communities.

A right-wing Israeli activist hods a national flag on a hilltop near the West Bank city of Maaleh Adumim. – Photo: REUTERS

This includes settlements in the Gush Etzion, Samaria and the Binyamin Region as well as Givat Ze’ev and the cities of Ariel, Ma’aleh Adumim and Beitar Illit. Continue Reading »

Demonic Culture? Palestinian Parents & Politicians Rejoice Over Dead ‘Hero’ Terrorists


As Palestinian parents are featured in Abbas’ Palestinian Authority media glorifying & praising their terrorist children as ‘offerings’, Fatah officials are exploiting them, making public calls for more knife brandishing ‘children butchers’.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Palestinian Authority and Fatah officials continue to praise terrorist murderers as “martyrs” and “heroes,” Palestinian Media Watch reports Monday, amidst an unending string of terror attacks.

Shortly after the murders of 4 Israeli civilians in two separate attacks on Oct. 1 and 3, Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul called for Palestinian Arab youth to “rise up against the enemies,” calling the youth “potential Martyrs for the beloved Palestine.”
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Israel TV2: Jerusalem messages King Abdullah that Jordan breaches Temple Mount status quo




Following Jordanian King Abdullah II’s criticism of Israel over recent violence on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, Israel reportedly responded to the monarchy and indicated that Jordan itself was allowing the status quo at the site to be broken.

According to a Channel 2 report on Monday, Israel communicated to Jordan that it should not be shirking its own responsibility at the Temple Mount and that it was in fact the Jordanian Waqf that has allowed the rioters who were armed with stones to sleep in al-Aksa Mosque. Continue Reading »

Abbas: ‘Jews have no right to desecrate Temple Mount with their filthy feet’




Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday that the Palestinians wouldn’t allow Israelis to “desecrate” Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem.

Referring to the tensions surrounding visits by Jews to the Temple Mount, Abbas said: “Al-Aksa is ours and so is the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. They have no right to desecrate them with their filthy feet. We won’t allow them to do so and we will do whatever we can to defend Jerusalem.”

Mahmoud Abbas – Photo: REUTERS

Abbas was speaking in his office in Ramallah during a meeting with east Jerusalem activists. Continue Reading »

Jerusalem Lawyers Launch Global War on Anti-Semitism/Anti-Jewish Propaganda


Jerusalem-based legal group open the Jerusalem Institute for Justice (JIJ), an int’l network of lawyers ready to take legal action against anyone persecuting Jews anywhere in the world.

By David Lazarus


“Any place or anytime where there are anti-Semitic activities, we want to be there to fight back.” That is the battle cry of a new initiative of the Jerusalem Institute for Justice (JIJ), which is organizing an international network of lawyers ready to take legal action against all those persecuting Jews anywhere in the world.

Concerned citizens are being asked to rise up in the face of mounting threats and attacks against Jews around the globe, and to report on anti-Semitic activities as they occur through a website set up to coordinate responses. Continue Reading »

Intelligence report: 1250 Hezbollah operatives & Hamas members in Germany

German agency reports: Radical Islamists are the ‘greatest danger for the country.’ 



The number of Islamists in Germany increased to 43,890 in 2014 from 43,190 in 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday by the country’s domestic intelligence agency.

Lebanese Hezbollah supporters gesture with their Nazi salute as they march during a religious procession to mark Ashura in Beirut’s suburbs. – Photo: REUTERS

Radical Islamists are “the greatest danger to Germany,” said Hans-Georg Maassen, the president of the agency, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV). “Germany is on the spectrum of goals for Islamic terrorists,” he added. Continue Reading »

Four Argentines charged in attack on Israelis in Patagonia hostel

The Israeli tourists were terrorized and injured in  protracted anti-Semitic attack at their hostel in Argentina.



A federal judge in Argentina charged four people under an anti-discrimination law for a January attack on Israeli tourists.

Travelers walk along a trail in Argentina’s Patagonia region. – Photo: REUTERS

Guido Otranto accused four people on March 17 in connection with the attack that he said was motivated by “hatred against a religion and against one nationality.” Otranto fined each of the four approximately $5,700 and required they report to the court monthly until their trial. The judge also imposed restraining orders to protect the hostel where the Israelis were staying when they were attacked. Continue Reading »

Swedish Antisemitism Continues As Muslims Harass Jewish Mourners At Funeral

A Jewish man who faced harassment after his brother’s funeral says, “Instead of mourning, we have to deal with harassment from outside. I am sorry that people are trying to scare us, and am even sadder that many times they succeed.”

By Ilan Gattegno


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Swedish police to guard Jews with automatic weapons – Denmark unveils $150-million plan

Scandinavian countries acknowledge rise in anti-Semitism, as Sweden decides to arm police guarding Jewish institutions with automatic weapons and Denmark unveils its revised anti-terror plan.

By i24news


Swedish police will provide the personnel tasked with guarding Jewish institution with automatic weapons, Kevlar vests and protective helmets, as the security risk associated with the job have risen palpably in recent times.

Synagogue Anderlecht rue de la Clinique – Google Maps

“This is in line with a previous decision that security equipment of police officers stationed at Jewish activity centers should be strengthened,” Jessica Krasser Fremnell, press officer at the Swedish Police’s operative department, was quoted as saying by The Local, a Swedish English-language news website.

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5 French teens detained for vandalizing three hundred Jewish graves

French Prime Minister Valls blasts Netanyahu for suggesting that Jews are unsafe in Europe.

By i24news


Five adolescents aged 15 to 17 have been detained for questioning in eastern France over the vandalism of Jewish graves, a local prosecutor said on Monday.

Investigators examine defaced tombstones at the Jewish cemetery of Sarre-Union, north-eastern France, on February 16, 2015 – Photo: Frederick Florin/AFP

All five are from the region of Sarre-Union in Alsace, where around 300 tombs were defaced and damaged on Thursday.

The youngest came forward after being shocked by the massive reaction across the country to the vandalism, prosecutor Philippe Vannier said. Continue Reading »