Anti-Semitism

US attorney general says there will be ‘zero tolerance’ on anti-Semitism

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

US Attorney General William Barr ordered federal prosecutors across the US to step up their efforts to combat anti-Semitic hate crimes as he met with Jewish leaders in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday. Barr said he has been “extremely distressed by the upsurge in violence” in Jewish communities, including in New York City, which saw … Read More

Overwhelmingly Passes Holocaust Education Bill

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill providing funding and resources for schools to provide Holocaust education throughout the country. According to a press release from Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), one of the leading co-sponsors of the Never Again Education Act, the bill allocates $10 million over a five-year period toward programs providing training for … Read More

France sees rash of anti-Christian acts while anti-Semitism rises, officials say

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Although the world marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp on Monday, acts of anti-Semitism increased in France last year by 27 percent, according to the country’s interior minister. A total of 687 anti-Semitic acts were counted in 2019, compared to 541 the previous year, according to a statement by … Read More

CUFI Welcomes House Passage of Never Again Education Act

Monday, January 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2020 WASHINGTON – On Monday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the passage of the Never Again Education Act (H.R. 943). “Combatting the rise of anti-Semitism sweeping across the country is a top CUFI priority, and one of the fundamental ways in … Read More

Prince Charles meets president, survivors on first-ever official visit to Israel

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, met with President Reuven Rivlin as he kicked off his first-ever official visit to Israel on Thursday. The Prince of Wales arrived in Israel on Wednesday evening to attend the World Holocaust Forum marking the 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. He is also scheduled to … Read More

Rivlin, world leaders vow to stand united against racism, antisemitism

Thursday, January 23, 2020

President Reuven Rivlin invited world leaders gathered in Jerusalem on Wednesday to send a message that they stand united against racism, antisemitism and extremism. Speaking at a gala banquet organized in the President’s Residence for the dozens of heads of states who are here to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Rivlin … Read More

Antisemitism in the West is out in the open, not hiding in plain sight

Thursday, January 23, 2020

For several years, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) has been deeply concerned that antisemitism was hiding in plain sight in the US and Europe. We’ve worked to sound the alarm and advance policies in Washington that combat this abomination. But in recent months we have seen that those Westerners who hate Jews no longer feel … Read More

How to combat the uptick in anti-Semitic attacks

Monday, January 20, 2020

Violent anti-Semitism has become a plague upon the United States and we must continue to vigorously combat it. In recent weeks and months, America has seen terrifying attacks against Jewish communities. Over the past two years, the entire nation has grappled with the deadliest of attacks against our Jewish neighbors. From Poway to Pittsburgh to … Read More

Fake bomb planted at kosher restaurant in Amsterdam

Thursday, January 16, 2020

(January 16, 2020 / Israel Hayom) A fake bomb was placed at the entrance of an Israeli-owned kosher restaurant in Amsterdam on Wednesday. The “bomb,” a cardboard box with masking tape fastening wires and an electric trigger mechanism to the top, was found outside the HaCarmel restaurant in southern Amsterdam. Restaurant owner Sami Bar-On told … Read More