Tag Archive for anti-Semitism

Israel responds to Palestinian threats should Arabs sell land to Jews in Jerusalem

After Palestinian Authority’s autocrat leader Mahmoud Abbas began a campaign against east Jerusalem resident on suspicion of selling land or property to Jews, Israel’s security forces raided the Palestinian General Intelligence offices, confiscating the office’s computers & documents that detailed the PA’s racist and apartheid activities.
– 2 Palestinians were wounded during the raid.

By Elior Levy and Yoav Zitun

 

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has been waging a fierce campaign against Palestinians selling real estate and lands in east Jerusalem to Jews.

The campaign began several months ago when the PA decided to launch an all-out-war against east Jerusalem residents, who sold lands to Jews and right-wing NGOs, which the authority deemed as treason. Continue Reading »

The end of an era: Trump White House ends, ‘The Palestinian Exception’

The ‘Palestinian Exception’, practiced by the previous three US Presidents,  involved allowing the PLO, PA and their supporters a ‘free-pass’ for behavior that would have otherwise been acknowledged as illegal, but ignored simply because the perpetrators were Palestinians or activists in their stead.

By CAROLINE B. GLICK

 

When Rosh Hashanah ended on Tuesday evening, Jews discovered that over the holiday, the Trump administration had enacted two policies – one foreign and one domestic – that on their face, don’t appear to be connected. But actually, they stem from the same rationale. And both together and separately, these two policies give Jews much to be thankful for. Continue Reading »

US Education Dept targets anti-Israel BDS activities on university campuses

Vacating a 2014 decision by the Obama administration, the U.S. Education Department decided to adopt the international definition of anti-Semitism that recognizes how Jew-hatred can be camouflaged as anti-Zionism or anti-Israel bias.

By Israel Hayom Staff

 

The U.S. Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights has decided to adopt the international definition of anti-Semitism, which defines Judaism not only as a religion but also an ethnicity and includes holding Jews responsible for Israel’s actions as a form of anti-Semitism, Israel Hayom learned Wednesday.

According to a letter written by Assistant Education Secretary for Civil Rights Kenneth L. Marcus to the Zionist Organization of America, anyone who acts “to deny the right of the Jewish people to self-determination, on the grounds that the State of Israel’s existence is a racist endeavor” or applies double standards to Israel that it does not apply to any other democratic country will be deemed an anti-Semite. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Prime Minister to address UNESCO conference on anti-Semitism

In what is reported as a surprising move, Prime Minister Netanyahu is to speak on combating anti-Semitism, at UNESCO, which Israel is slated to leave shortly, after the UN organization repeatedly “has broken records of hypocrisy, incitement and lies against Israel and the Jewish people.”

By i24News

 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly accepted an invitation to participate in a UNSECO conference in New York on fighting anti-Semitism, as the international agency’s chief continues her entreaty for Israel to remain a member.

Both the United States and Israel have announced their withdrawal from the agency at the end of the year due to its “anti-Israel” bias, the US said at the time of its announcement last October. Continue Reading »

Report: Swedish cities donate public money to fund anti-Semitism

Research published by Gatestone Institute concludes Swedish municipality official use local taxes to endorse anti-Semitic groups, so when anti-Semitic scandals occur in their cities, those city officials tasked with addressing the hate-crimes are often the very same officials responsible for distributing the funding that led to them.

By Itamar Eichner

 

Sweden’s municipalities and government are directly and indirectly funding anti-Semitic organizations, according to a research conducted by Gatestone Institute for International Relations.

The research was published by Nima Gholam Ali Pour, a member of the board of education in the Swedish city of Malmö, as well as a participant of several Swedish Middle East teams. Continue Reading »

Hungarian PM Orban visits Israel as EU charges Hungary over asylum seekers

Touting Hungary’s “zero tolerance” anti-Semitism policy to PM Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is feeling the crunch as EU intensifies legal action over Hungarian refusal to accept Mid-Eastern asylum seekers.

By i24NEWS – AFP

 

The European Union on Thursday intensified legal action against Hungary in a bid to make it comply with EU asylum rules, denouncing a law to punish activists who support asylum seekers.

The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, has clashed repeatedly with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government, especially since the migration crisis erupted in 2015.

Twin towers of the European Court of Justice, in Kirchberg, Luxembourg.

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In Parliament, a British MP says to Labour leader, you’re a “f***ing anti-Semite”

REPORT: Margaret Hodge, a Jewish Labour party MP, is said to have attacked her party leader Jeremy Corbyn, saying, “You’re a f***ing anti-Semite and a racist,” following his party’s refusal to accept the widely supported IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.
– UK Labour Party’s decision was condemned, even within the party.

By Ynet

 

Margaret Hodge, a veteran Jewish Labour Party MP, called opposition and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn a “f***ing anti-Semite” on Tuesday, after the party leadership refused to accept the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism, according to The Huffington Post.

Hodge, a former British minister, confronted Corbyn in the House of Representatives after a vote on Brexit. Continue Reading »

UNESCO publishes educational guide to fight anti-Semitism

Audrey Azoulay, the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s first Jewish director-general had the educational guide published after Israel threatened to leave UNESCO for their numerous anti-Israel resolutions.

By Tali Farkash, AP

 

The United Nations has released its first ever guidelines on fighting anti-Semitism in education.

UNESCO, the UN’s cultural body, launched the publication on Monday in Paris in collaboration with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the OSCE.

Audrey Azoulay – Twitter

The guide, aimed to be used by young people, the teaching world, as well as political leaders, was presented by Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO’s first Jewish director general. Continue Reading »

Unadulterated antisemitism spews from MSNBC’S Joy Reid unbridled

MSNBC management remains uninterested as their national correspondent Joy Reid actually called for the ethnically cleansing in Israel of all its Jews.

By Daniel Greenfield

 

MSNBC continues to maintain its red wall of silence on Joy Reid. But the ugliness just keeps rising.

Joy Reid – Taken from: nowtheendbegins.com

The old blog posts by the progressive personality reek of every bigotry that the left claims to condemn. And, as Bre Payton at the Federalist notes, there’s even a call to ethnically cleanse Jews from Israel.

Iran’s pres strikes again Says “move Israel to Europe”

“You believe the Jews were oppressed, why should the Palestinian Muslims have to pay the price?

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Israeli Arab dresses as Jew to prove danger of being Jewish in Germany

WATCH: Adam Armoush, an Israeli Arab and another man, both wearing traditional kippot on their heads, became victims of an anti-Semitic beating to show the world how “terrible” it is to be Jewish in Berlin.
• Germany’s Foreign Minister said Germany has a responsibility “to protect Jewish lives.”

By Reuters, Eldad Beck & Israel Hayom Staff

 

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday that the country’s “responsibility to protect Jewish lives will never end” at a celebration of Israel’s 70th Independence Day in Berlin.

The event took on special significance amid concerns that anti-Semitism could be on the rise in Germany. Continue Reading »

Descendants of Nazis plan marches in 35 cities around the world – for Israel

The group founded by descendants of Nazis, March of Life, will be marking Israel’s 70th Independence Day with organized marches in 35 cities, culminating with 6,000 marching in Jerusalem.
• The group of German Christians & descendants of Nazis, work to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive and to combat anti-Semitism.

Israel Hayom

 

Thirty-five cities in Europe, the United States and Latin America will hold marches to mark Israel’s 70th anniversary next month in a series of events being organized by March of Life, a group of German Christians and descendants of Nazis who work to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive and to combat anti-Semitism. Continue Reading »

Icelandic lawmakers rush to ban circumcision

Eight Icelandic parliamentarians from across the political spectrum have signed the proposed legislation banning circumcision, proposing 6 years in prison for violators who perform the Jewish religious rite.

By Kobi Nachshoni

 

A bill submitted this week to the Icelandic parliament is calling for the banning of circumcision and sets the penalty for violators at six years in prison.

Senior European rabbis are fuming at the legislative initiative and are calling on Jewish communities on the continent to apply international pressure in order to prevent the bill’s adoption and ensure freedom of religion.

A Jewish ‘brit’, circumcision ceremony. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP.pn

Iceland has no official rabbi. Continue Reading »

Today’s role of “Black Propaganda” and the Holocaust

Europe’s rise in anti-Semitism stems from an acute indifference to the horrors of the Holocaust, that stems from the lack of a proper education, the ongoing ‘black propaganda’ and disinformation still being waged against the Jews, vis-à-vis Israel.

By ADNAN OKTAR

 

The Shoah was one of the gravest tragedies in history, yet many countries were apathetic and indifferent at the time. It took quite a while for the United States to take action. The United Kingdom was aware of what was happening, nevertheless, it initially followed a policy that emboldened Hitler. Today, even though in Western countries the Holocaust has acquired its status and is affirmed in the legislation of many, things are quite different in the Muslim world. Continue Reading »

Swedish envoy admits to Israel: ‘Sweden has failed its Jewish citizens’

Although Sweden is the only European country that formally recognizes a “State of Palestine,” Swedish Ambassador Magnus Hellgren insists his country does not have an anti-Israel foreign policy.
– Amb. Hellgren, “If a single Jew,” feels they must hide their Judaism, “we have failed.”

By JTA

 

Swedish authorities have failed to protect the country’s Jewish community, the Scandinavian country’s ambassador to Israel said following antisemitic incidents in Malmo and Gothenburg.

Magnus Hellgren said this in an interview for the Israeli daily Makor Rishon following the attempted torching of the Gothenburg synagogue and cries about killing Jews in Malmo. Both events happened amid protests over President Donald Trump’s Dec. Continue Reading »

Delta Air Lines forced Jews to stow religious items to prevent praying onboard

A former Delta flight attendant claims Delta, without offering a proper explanation, forced religious Jewish customers to stow their religious items in checked-in luggage, refusing to allow them to be taken on board for prayer.

By Amir Bogen

 

Delta Airlines, the world’s second largest carrier, is facing a discrimination suit by four of its flight attendants who accuse the company of discriminatory policies towards Jews.

Plaintiff Cynthia Fukelman, fired after a decade of service at Delta Airlines – Photo: Linkedin

According to plaintiff Cynthia Fukelman who was fired after a decade of service, “Delta Airlines forced religious passengers to check their hats, Teffilin, Talit and other religious garment in the plane’s undercarriage, and did not allow them to carry them aboard the plane so that they could pray. Continue Reading »