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BBC takes 3rd place on ‘Global Antisemitism Top Ten List’ after Iran, Hamas

Following numerous false and antisemitic reports, the Simon Wiesenthal Center ranks BBC third on their annual “Global Antisemitism Top Ten List.”

By Israel National News


The Simon Wiesenthal Center has ranked the BBC third on its yearly “Global Antisemitism Top Ten List.”

Rabbi Marvin Hier, the dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, told the Daily Mail that it might come as a surprise to see the BBC on their list. But he noted that “the decision to place the BBC at number three came after months of intense debate and discussion.”

Rabbi Marvin Hier at the Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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Aircraft smuggling ton of Venezuelan-Nazi gold forced to land on Aruba

Detained by US agents, the three-man Venezuelan crew was arrested holding gold ingots packed in expensive suitcases, with a value of over 50 million dollars.

Arutz Sheva Staff


The Simon Wiesenthal Centre has been monitoring the flow of Venezuelan gold to the Middle East following a claim that some ingots bore Nazi German markings, possibly “Zahngold” (gold teeth pulled from the mouths of Jewish cadavers between the gas chambers and the crematoria).

The Centre’s Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, described “a pursuit that led to a mix of ‘Congo conflict gold’ with Venezuelan shipments arriving on Russian aircraft to Entebbe, Uganda”… “There it was melted into new ingots by a Belgian company. Continue Reading »

The Simon Wiesenthal Center posts top-10 anti-Semitic list for 2018

The U.S. human rights organization gives Farrakhan 2nd place, Jeremy Corbyn takes 4th, UNRWA 5th, Airbnb in 6th place, with the despicable Roger Waters closing the list.
– Check out the entire rotten bunch, and why they deserved to make it.

By Tal Polon


Ahead of the new year, US human rights organization the Simon Wiesenthal Center published on Tuesday its list of the “top ten worst global anti-semitic incidents.”

Topping the list was the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre. The Wiesenthal Center noted that perpetrator of the deadly shooting in which 11 worshipers were murdered “was an avowed neo-Nazi,” adding that “only FBI intervention thwarted another deadly attack on a Toledo-area synagogue in early December. Continue Reading »

Dead Sea Scrolls to be Palestinian’s next religious ‘theft’ at UNESCO

Complicit in the theft of religious heritage sites, UNESCO happily ascribed to the ‘Palestinians’, Christianity’s Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem in 2012; the agricultural terraces of Battir, site of the ancient Jewish fortress at Betar, in 2014; Judaism’s Tomb of the Patriarchs in 2017, but their most egregious abandonment of their responsibilities, in 2016 UNESCO ignored the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.



The next “prize” the Palestinians will likely claim as their own at UNESCO will probably be the archeological site of Qumran and its Dead Sea Scrolls, Shimon Samuels of the Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Bahrain King decrees visits to Israel permissible, denounces Arab boycott

The king of the Persian Gulf state, which does not have diplomatic relations with Israel, announced to Rabbi Abraham Cooper, head of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, that his subjects are now free to visit the Jewish state, then went further by calling for the end of the Arab boycott of Israel.



LOS ANGELES – Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa last week denounced the Arab boycott of Israel and said his subjects are free to visit the Jewish state. The head of the Persian Gulf country, which does not have diplomatic relations with Israel, made the statements to Rabbi Abraham Cooper, the head of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, at a multi-denominational event at the center to sign and support a declaration denouncing religious hatred and violence. Continue Reading »

Schwarzenegger counters the hate, donates $100k to anti-hate Wiesenthal Center

Schwarzenegger: “There is no white America – there is only the United States of America…. My dream is that all of you will join me in helping your favorite anti-hate organizations in any way you can.”



Former California governor and action star Arnold Schwarzenegger has donated $100,000 to the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

Schwarzenegger wrote an emotional Facebook post on Monday about the events of the weekend, woman was killed during a white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Arnold Schwarzenegger – Photo: Wikimedia Commons

“I have been horrified by the images of Nazis and white supremacists marching in Charlottesville,” he wrote. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Events scheduled for both Frankfurt and Bonn, cancelled


The Jewish communities and Wiesenthal Center welcomed the decisions of cancelling the separate pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conferences that were set to take place in Frankfurt and also in Bonn.



After a wave of objections to a boycott-Israel event scheduled for next week in Bonn, Germany, the Jewish community there on Monday announced its delight with cancellation of the gathering and a widely criticized antisemitic talk that was to be given at it.

A separate pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference set to take place in June in Frankfurt was also canceled.

“The Jewish community is pleased that the event was canceled,” a spokeswoman for the Bonn Jewish community told The Jerusalem Post. Continue Reading »

Obama’s betrayal of Israel tops ‘Wiesenthal List’ of 10 worst antisemitic, anti-Israel cases


Leading Jewish human rights organization releases its 2016 ranking of the 10 most profound acts of antisemitic and/or anti-Israel cases of the past year, with President Obama’s UN vote, that disavowed Jewish/Israel’s ownership of the Western Wall, Jerusalem and Judea & Samaria, heading the list.



The US abstention from a recent vote against Israeli settlements at the UN Security Council topped the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s annual list released Tuesday of 10 worst outbreaks of Jew-hatred and anti-Israel incidents.

Obama loves Iran cartoon
The Jewish human rights organization ranked the Obama administration’s move as the top case, charging that it erased Jewish history. Continue Reading »

Anti-Semitic performer Dieudonne denied entry after landing in Canada


Having been found guilty of violating hate speech laws in France, with a 10,000 euro fine & 2 month suspended jail sentence, Canadian officials barred Dieudonne from entering upon his landing in Montreal.



Infamous French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala was turned away at the border of Canada upon landing in Montreal, Canadian human rights foundation Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) said Tuesday.

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Munich mayor rejects Israel’s request to cancel tax-funded BDS lecture


Outlawed in France as anti-Semitic, and reported in the Spanish press as a violent organization’ after Matisyahu’s concert ban & then reinvitation, the BDS city-sponsored lecture will take place on the eve of the Nazis’ ‘Kristallnacht’, in Munich, of all places.



“We are in touch with the municipality of Munich in order to prevent this event from happening,” the head of Israel’s consulate, Dan Shaham, wrote to ‘The Jerusalem Post’ on Friday.

Demonstrators take part in a pro-Israel rally in Munich. – Photo: REUTERS

BERLIN – Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter on Friday refused a request from Israel’s top diplomat in the city to pull the plug on an allegedly anti-Semitic event advocating a boycott of the Jewish state in a municipal building. Continue Reading »

Jewish Condemnation at US Federal Gov’t for Compensating Deported Convicted Nazis with $Millions


Jewish world outraged: Convicted Nazi war criminals who immigrated to America, hiding & lying about their past, were subsequently expelled from the US, but collected millions in social security payments.



Revelations that the United States currently pays social security and other benefits to concentration camp guards and others involved in carrying out the Holocaust has scandalized the Jewish world, eliciting harsh condemnations from many quarters.


The entrance to the Auschwitz death camp. – Photo: REUTERS

That such payments continue to be made to participants in the Nazi genocide who were deported from the US due to their crimes was revealed by the Associated Press on Monday, following an extensive investigation. Continue Reading »

Postponed ‘Jews in Israel’ exhibit to finally open at UNESCO

The Jewish people’s narrative finally to be displayed: A 3.5 millennia relationship to the Holy Land, and that’s the narrative that the Arab League didn’t want the world to know about.



An exhibition on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel that had been canceled due to pressure from Arab states will open at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

The exhibit at UNESCO headquarters in Paris just needed to be installed – Jan.2014

“Book, People, Land — The 3,500-Year Relationship of the Jewish People With the Holy Land,” a joint exhibition of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the cultural arm of the United Nations, will open Wednesday.

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Hundreds of Diary of Anne Frank, Holocaust books vandalized in Tokyo libraries


Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Japan to deal with “hate campaign” as pages were torn out of 250 copies of diary and other Holocaust era books.



The Simon Wiesenthal Center has expressed its “shock and deep concern” over the vandalizing of hundreds of copies of the Diary of Anne Frank in libraries across Tokyo, Japan.
Anne Frank

Anne Frank – Photo: REUTERS/Handout Old

The council of public libraries in Tokyo said at least 250 copies of the diary or publications containing biographies on Anne Frank, Nazi persecution of Jews and related materials were torn, according to an AFP report.

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UNESCO moves Land of Israel exhibit to June


The exhibit, “People, Book, Land: The 3,500-year relationship of the Jewish People with the Holy Land,”  was postponed in response to a protest letter from the Arab League, who fear it ‘could damage the peace process’.




UNESCO now eyes a June date for an exhibit on Jewish ties to the Land of Israel, after it suddenly canceled the scheduled Monday opening at its Paris headquarters, in response to a protest by Arab states who fear it could damage the peace process.

The exhibit at UNESCO headquarters in Paris just needed to be installed.

Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to open the exhibit as planned on January 20, or to schedule a new opening. Continue Reading »

Canada & U.S. urge UNESCO not to postpone ‘Land of Israel’ exhibit

UNESCO postponed Jewish exhibit in response to pressure by Arab League.

Simon Wiesenthal Center plans to display panels if UN fails to open exhibit.



The United States and Canada called on UNESCO to rescind its sudden decision to suspend an exhibit on Jewish ties to the Land of Israel – due to open at its Paris headquarters on Monday – in response to a protest by Arab states who fear it could damage the peace process.

UNESCO headquarters

UNESCO headquarters – Photo by Unesco.org

“UNESCO’s decision is wrong and should be reversed,” said US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power on Friday. Continue Reading »