By Yasser Okbi/Maariv Hashavua/JPost.com Staff.. Israel’s “loud and blatant violations of international resolutions,” and not anti-Israeli or racist motives, are the inspiration for the move, claims Kuwaiti parliament speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim. Kuwait has decided to forge ahead with a move that would attempt to expel Israel from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Anti-Semitism’
By Joseph Puder.. “Demonizing Jews while embracing their murderers—keeps European anti-Semitism thriving.” The latest appeal letter by the World Jewish Congress (WJC), written by its President, Ambassador Ronald S. Lauder, headlined “Is it Time for Jews to Leave Europe?” Lauder cited recent violent attacks against Jews. Current polls indicate moreover, that a majority of European Jews do not feel comfortable wearing clothing or jewelry that identifies them as Jews. Lauder added, “Make no mistake…the safety and security of European Jewry is in Jeopardy.” [Photo top right: The base of the Statue de la République is defaced with a swastika as a protest in support of Palestinians turns anti-Semitic, Paris, July 26, 2014. By Etienne Laurent/EPA/Corbis.] (more…)
By PM Benjamin Netanyahu.. The following is the transcript of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu video address at the 2017 JPPI conference on Shifting Trends in the West and their Impact on Israel and the Jewish People: I’m delighted to address the JPPI and I apologize for not being with you. I feel a bit under the weather because I was quite a bit down under. I came back from a wonderful trip to Australia and Singapore but it has taken a toll on my vocal cords and my sinuses. But nevertheless, I’m happy to be with you even through video. (more…)
By Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik.. For a released Palestinian terrorist who murdered 3 Israeli soldiers, the 27 years he spent in Israeli prisons was his ticket to higher education. Terrorist murderer Hilal Jaradat:
“In prison I studied at the Hebrew University in the history and political science faculties. I read approximately 6,000 books in prison, and I translated for many of the prisoners.” [Donia Al-Watan, independent Palestinian news agency, Jan. 26, 2017] (more…)
By Stephanie Nebehay.. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is reviewing its participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council, seeking reform of its agenda and an end to its “obsession with Israel”, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday (March 1, 2017). Washington has long argued that the Geneva forum unfairly focuses on Israel’s alleged violations of human rights, including war crimes against Palestinian civilians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. (more…)
By Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.. The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel is dangerously wrong because beneath the surface it’s an attempt to delegtimize Israel as a prelude to its elimination. No Jew and no humanitarian can stand by and see that happen. Let me explain why. Watch the video below. (more…)
69 Bomb Threats to Jewish Community Centers since January 1. Jewish cemeteries vandalized. Anti-Semitic attacks spiking. President and top leaders speak out, call for action to protect Jewish people.
By Joel C. Rosenberg.. A vicious wave of anti-Semitism is hitting the United States
- Just since the first of the year, nearly 70 Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) have received bomb threats.
- Jewish cemeteries have been vandalized around the country — in St. Louis alone in recent days, more than 100 headstones in a Jewish cemetery were destroyed.
- Anti-Semitic attacks on American college campuses have nearly doubled, according to ADL.
By Gaurav Sharma.. US President Donald Trump has delivered on his campaign promise of restricting entry into the US for people from a selection of Muslim-majority countries, with the customary aplomb and organised chaos the wider world has come to expect of him. Trump’s recent executive order suspended all refugee admissions for 120 days and blocked citizens, refugees or otherwise, from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the US for 90 days. Chaos in terms of execution and implementation resulted in harrowing tales of people turned away at US airports, detained by immigration officials and even permanent residents and dual nationals questioned. (more…)
By Philip Carl Saltzman.. While nationalism of the Americans, French, and Chinese is admired or at least accepted, Jewish nationalism (Zionism) is regarded as racism by pro-Arab activists and journalists. While Syrian President Bashar Assad declares war against his people, with deaths numbering in hundreds of thousands and displaced in the millions, next door Israel is lambasted by the foreign minister of Sweden for “extrajudicial killings,” when it kills terrorists in the act of attacking Israeli citizens. (more…)
By JPost.com Staff..One attack early Saturday morning (January 21, 2017) saw a brick scrawled with swastikas and antisemitic messages thrown threw the window of a Jewish household in the north London district of Edgware. A series of anti-Semitic attacks carried out across northern London over the weekend has been described as “cowardly” and “disgusting” by multiple Jewish groups in the UK, The Jewish Chronicle reported Sunday (January 22, 2017). (more…)