By signing the Executive Order, Trump’s presidential directive will broaden the existing definition of anti-Semitism to that of the IHRA, so that “targeting of the State of Israel” and singling it out for criticism above other nations will not spill over into religious discrimination that targets Jewish students.
By Itamar Eichner, News Agencies, Ilan Levinsohn
U.S. President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on Wednesday that would treat “Jewishness” as a nationality and not just a religion, making anti-Semitism subject to a law that bars discrimination on the basis of national origin at educational institutions that receive federal funding. Continue Reading »
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 »