Tag Archive for incitement

Pro-Israel NGO seeks class-action against Facebook to stop incitement


With Facebook turning into an anti-Semitic hotbed for murder, legal advocacy group turns to the public to aid with material in an injunction forcing the social media platform to close all pages inciting for violence against Israelis. 

By Adva Cohen


A pro-Israel legal advocacy center is leading a class action against Facebook, accusing the social media giant of incitement and encouraging violence against Israelis in the midst of the current wave of terrorism.

A Facebook page encouraging to ‘stab Israelis’

This unprecedented legal move by the Shurat Hadin NGO seeks an injunction against Facebook to close all pages inciting for violence against Israelis, as well as injunction to monitor and block incitement on the social media website.  Continue Reading »

WATCH: Nazareth Mayor Yells at Arab MKs For Driving Away Jews


view videoNazareth Mayor Salam doesn’t blame the current wave of terrorist attacks on the Jewish state, but on fellow Arab leaders who are fomenting strife between the nation’s Arabs and Jews.

By Israel Today Staff


Arab lawmakers sitting in Israel’s Knesset are painting Israel’s Jews as responsible for the violence gripping the Holy Land. But Nazareth Mayor Ali Salam knows who the real troublemakers are. That’s why he’s demanding the Arab MKs stop coming to his town so the Jews will return.

Salam told the Israeli business newspaper Globes that “on a regular weekend, 20–30,000 Jews come to Nazareth, but yesterday there were none. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Arab Mayor of Nazareth Accuses Chief of Leading Arab Party of ‘ruining coexistence’ with Jews


Mayor Salam said he told Joint List head MK Ayman Odeh to get out of Nazareth on Saturday, when he saw him there, at a protest.



Nazareth mayor Ali Salam accused Joint List MKs of “ruining coexistence” in an interview on Army Radio Sunday.

“I blame the leaders. What is happening is not appropriate,” he said. “It is just ruining our future, ruining our coexistence.”

Joint List MK Ayman Odeh. – Photo: FACEBOOK

Joint List MKs have been organizing and leading protests and riling up the Arab public to violence, which Salam said has led to a sharp drop in Jewish customers and complaints from local business owners. Continue Reading »

Landmark Court Verdict: Jerusalem Man Sentenced to Prison for Incitement on Facebook

In precedent-setting case, a Jerusalem Arab, father of 6 jailed for posting comments glorifying terrorist attacks, including the brutal murder of 3 Israeli teens.

By Shlomo Pyotrokovsky


A Jerusalem District Court judge has sentenced an Arab resident of the capital to nine months in prison, in a landmark case over incitement on social media.

Omer Shalbi incited terrorism on Facebook (illustrative) – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

Omer Shalbi was convicted for posts he made on Facebook over the past year, in which he expressed sympathy with the terrorists behind the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens last summer, the Har Nof synagogue massacre, and the series of deadly attacks by “lone wolf” terrorists using vehicles and knives to target Israeli civilians and security personnel during that same period. Continue Reading »

Venezuelan Lawmaker: ‘Zionists’ Financed Hitler’s Third Reich

In response, Jewish group blasts Congressman Adel El Zabayar who’s using, ‘Nazi tactics of the big lie & bogus conspiracy theories to incite hatred, endangering the safety of Venezuela’s Jewish community.’


JTA – A Latin American Jewish group has called for the removal from office of a Venezuelan lawmaker who said during an interview that “Zionists” were the main financiers of Hitler.

Zabayar (center) was part of Chávez’s delegation that visited Assad in Damascus in 2009, on a tour that included stops in Libya, Algeria, and Iran – Photo source Girish-Gupta

Congressman Adel El Zabayar, a member of Venezuela’s National Assembly, told the Hezbollah-sponsored Al Manar TV headquartered in Lebanon that: “In order to understand what is happening today in the Middle East and what happened in the world in the First and Second World Wars we must examine the original Zionist conspiracy If we look into who financed Hitler before WWII we will see that the main financiers were the Zionists.”

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Jerusalem Arab arrested for incitement against Israelis on Facebook page

The Old City resident’s personal Facebook account page praised the terrorist who ran down & killed Israelis at the Jerusalem light rail & called for additional ramming attacks “for the sake of Jerusalem.”


An Arab resident of the Old City of Jerusalem was arrested on suspicion of spreading violent propaganda on his Facebook page, police announced Monday.


Screenshot of Mahmoud Asila’s Facebook page, with writing in Arab calling to “Run over people for the sake of Jerusalem”. – Photo: Facebook screenshot

Mahmoud Asila, 32, was arrested last Tuesday for posting photos and videos deemed as “incitement,” which called for running over security forces and for inciting car attacks against Israelis in general. Continue Reading »

Family members ashamed, distancing themselves: MK Hanin Zoabi ‘Doesn’t Represent Us’

Brave young Mohammed Zoabi no longer stands alone as a proud Israeli Arab, with more members of the Zoabi clan saying  radical Arab MK Hanin Zoabi should just stay silent.

By Moshe Cohen


Mohammed Zoabi, the 17-year-old who publicly disagreed with his relative MK Hanin Zoabi (Balad) over her blatant anti-Israel stance, isn’t the only Zoabi who has had enough of the Arab MK’s Israel-hating antics.

On Monday, a representative of the Zoabi family told reporters that there were many people in the extended Zoabi clan who disagreed with Hanin when she said that the Hamas terrorists who kidnapped three Israeli teens weren’t terrorists, justifying the abduction. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Ministerial Legislative Committee to Discuss MK Shaked’s ‘Zoabi’s Law’

Bill to oust MKs guilty of incitement against the State during their current Knesset terms, if passed, will stop further anti-Israel MKs from their pro-terror endeavors.

By Tova Dvorin


The Ministerial Legislative Committee will hold a hearing on a special initiative from Jewish Home MK Ayelet Shaked Sunday, nicknamed “Zoabi’s Law.”

“Zoabi’s Law,” if passed, will amend existing laws allowing the Knesset’s Central Elections Committee to reject the re-application of current MKs for the next Knesset term if they are found guilty of incitement or supporting known terrorist groups.

The amendment would also allow the Knesset to boot current MKs over incitement – not only before the next elections. Continue Reading »

Hamas Appears to Have Taken Control of the Temple Mount

PM Natanyahu criticized for condemning Abbas’ Palestinian Authority incitement while completely ignoring Hamas incitement after 2 days of violence on the Temple Mount.

By Ari Soffer


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been accused of hypocrisy after criticizing Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas for incitement, while simultaneously “turning a blind eye” to Hamas-led incitement in the heart of Jerusalem.

Hamas flags, Muslim Brotherhood symbols on Temple Mount – Photo: Yehuda Glick

The past few days have seen renewed activity by Hamas on the Temple Mount, Judaism’s holiest site, with Islamists literally taking it over for several hours on the eve of the Jewish festival of Pesach (Passover), in a successful bid to keep Jews from visiting the site. Continue Reading »

Arson in Arab Town Appears to be ‘Price Tag’ Pay-Back

5 Arabs hurt in arson attack in a PA town in the Binyamin region. Authorities suspect the fire was set as ‘revenge’ for the brutal murder of IDF soldier.

By Maayana Miskin


A building was set on fire late on Wednesday night in the Palestinian Authority Arab town of Sinjil, in the Binyamin region.

The building was painted with the words, “Hi from Eden – Revenge,” leading security forces to believe the arson attack was carried out in response to the murder Wednesday of young Israeli soldier Eden Atias.

Five residents of Sinjil suffered injuries due to smoke inhalation. Continue Reading »

WATCH ‘Al Quds Day’ in Canada: Speaker Calls for Israelis to be Killed

Former president of “Palestine House” Elias Hazineh, calls for Israelis to be given a two-minute warning to leave their homes “or be shot”.

By Ari Soffer and Dalit Halevi


The former president of “Palestine House,” a Canadian NGO accused by the government of showing a “pattern of support for extremism,” has called for the forced ethnic-cleansing of all Israelis Saturday.

al Quds Day, Ontario, 2013 – Photo: Jonathan Dahoah Halevy


In the video below, Elias Hazineh can be seen addressing a crowd of anti-Israel activists in Toronto during the annual Al Quds Day march.

“We have to give them an ultimatum,” he said of Israelis, “you have to leave Jerusalem; you have to leave Palestine…”

But Hazineh did not stop there. Continue Reading »

Syrian Imam: Everything’s All the Jews’ Fault

Broadcasted on Syrian TV, a Syrian preacher recently accused the world’s Jews of being responsible for the troubles & ongoing civil strife in Syria and throughout the Middle East.

By Elad Benari


A Syrian preacher recently accused Jews of being responsible for all the Muslims’ woes, including the ongoing civil strife throughout the Middle East.

Imam at  Umayyad Mosque in Damascus - MEMRI screenshot

Imam at Umayyad Mosque in Damascus – MEMRI screenshot

The remarks were made in a sermon at the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, which aired on Syrian TV on June 28.

They were translated and posted by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).

“Let us take a look at the history of mankind, which has recorded the true nature of the Jews, the slayers of prophets and violators of agreements. Continue Reading »

Open Mic Catches Egyptian Politician Plotting ‘War’ with ‘Enemies’ Israel & U.S.

This open microphone incident of Egypt’s senior politicians plotting against American interests, admitting the US to be their enemy will be ignored as White House policy continues its support of Morsi & his gov’t.

President Mohammed Morsi gathered a group of politicians last week who thought they were speaking privately at a parliamentary meeting. Continue Reading »

IDF reservists attack Oscar-nominated film as ‘incitement’

Pro-IDF group produces “5 Broken Cameras — The Real Story” to expose the blatant bias of the directors & some in the movie industry against Israel.

NGO chief: We want the creators of the film charged with incitement.

By Israel Hayom Staff


The Israeli NGO Consensus recently launched an online campaign to present a counter-narrative to what it calls “the ongoing incitement against IDF soldiers in the movie ‘5 Broken Cameras,'” as stated by the organization in a statement Sunday.

Screenshot from YouTube video “Five Broken Cameras – the real story.”

Consensus, which describes its activists as “Guardians of the IDF spirit,” claims to be a non-political organization; its membership is comprised of hundreds of reserve and non-commissioned IDF officers.

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Israel, ‘You Can’t Find PA Incitement? Then LOOK at this!’

Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry releases PowerPoint presentation of numerous PA incitement, from ‘Zion is Satan’ to ‘Come Kill the Jews.’

By Maayana Miskin


In wake of the release of a report comparing Palestinian Authority textbooks to Israeli textbooks in terms of incitement, Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry has released a simple PowerPoint presentation outlining PA incitement and giving examples.

incitementAmong the more disturbing instances of incitement are incident in which teachers used their blogs or Facebook pages to spread hate. One PA school’s Facebook page includes an image of an Arab child being strangled by a snake marked with a Star of David. Continue Reading »