Major League Baseball agrees to Jewish advocacy groups’ concerns, ends all associations on its platforms with Pink Floyd frontman over his support of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, sanctions movement.
By Associated Press, Israel Hayom Staff
Major League Baseball will not schedule any more advertising on its platforms promoting music artist Roger Waters.
The leadership of the Jewish advocacy organization B’nai B’rith International sent a letter to baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred last month criticizing the sport’s involvement in ticket sales for Waters’ “This is Not a Drill” tour. MLB.com was among the organizations sponsoring ticket pre-sales.
Pig balloon with Star of David from Roger Waters concert 370 – YouTube Screenshot
B’nai B’rith President Charles O. Continue Reading »
WATCH trailer of Seth Rogan wearing a knitted sweater featuring a big Star of David in a new comedy, ‘The Night Before.’
•Kate Winslet is a brutal mafiosa who wears a Star of David in the thriller ‘Triple 9.’
• Christian Bale, Vin Diesel, & even Miley Cyrus have also been photographed sporting the Jewish symbol, turning it into a ‘must’ Hollywood accessory.
By Amir Bogen
The Star of David is the ultimate Jewish symbol. It has followed our tribe through the ages, and ended up on the flag of the State of Israel. Every time we see it we feel a sense of belonging and familiarity. Continue Reading »
European antisemitism runs deep: After global outrage, Kavala Mayor Dimitra Tsanaka, who had opposed the Star of David on a local monument to Jewish Holocaust victims, quietly capitulates saying new stele will be dedicated “soon”.
By The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff
Faced with blistering criticism over objecting to the presence of the Star of David on a monument dedicated to Holocaust victims, the mayor of Kavala, in northern Greece, told protesters that the dedication ceremony, originally set for this Sunday, will take place “very soon.”
Kavala Mayor Dimitra Tsanaka [Archive] – Photo: AP
The monument is dedicated to the 1,484 Jews who lived in Kavala, a small fishing town about 400 miles north of Athens, and were sent to their deaths in the Treblinka extermination camp in 1943. Continue Reading »
According to Egyptian authorities, the man “made contact with Israelis through his Facebook page, and he clicked ‘like’ on the Mossad’s Facebook page.”
A 24-year-old Egyptian has been arrested by authorities in Egypt for allegedly committing the crime of “loving Israel.”
Man arrested for Israel ties [illustrative] – Photo: REUTERS
National media outlets in our neighbor to the southwest have already given the “suspect” the moniker “Israel-lover,” after he was spotted with a tattoo of the Star of David on his arm.
According to authorities, the man “made contact with Israelis through his Facebook page, and he clicked ‘like’ on the Mossad’s Facebook page.” Continue Reading »
American readers were offended by the paper’s controversial front page photo citing partial nudity & Jewish tradition as cause.
An unnamed Israeli woman pictured in a controversial photo on the front page of The New York Times on Wednesday spoke out in response to critics of the paper’s choice of images.
The front page of The New York Times Wednesday.- Photo Courtesy NYT
An image of the woman’s upper body – including an incision scar, a portion of her areola and a Star of David tattoo – was featured as the lead photo in the paper that day to illustrate a story about breast cancer screening in Israel. Continue Reading »