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Anti Semitism

Omar ignites new anti-Semitism controversy with comments on AIPAC

Monday, February 11, 2019

Freshman Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar ignited a new controversy on Sunday night when she suggested GOP support for Israel is driven by campaign donations from a prominent pro-Israel group. Omar singled out AIPAC, one of the most influential lobbying groups in Washington, as the source of those donations. Omar’s comments touched upon a long-running, and … Read More

When anti-Semitism pretends to be just anti-Israel

Friday, February 8, 2019

Last week, I led 40 United Nations ambassadors on a trip to Poland to become witnesses to the Holocaust, and then to Israel to experience the miracle of the reborn nation-state of the Jewish people. As the Holocaust recedes into the past, the world is witnessing a resurgence of anti-Semitism. Most Western leaders condemn this … Read More

Driver curses church members during walk to remember Holocaust

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A driver yelled obscenities and anti-Semitic remarks as members of a church in California walked to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day. About 100 members of the Church of Jesus Christ Temple Philadelphia in Salinas, California had gathered on Sunday after services in the church parking lot to get ready for an annual walk in memory … Read More

One-Third of Americans Don’t Believe 6 Million Jews Were Murdered During the Holocaust

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

One-third of Americans think “substantially less” than 6 million Jews were murdered in the Holocaust, according to a new survey that highlights a worrying lack of basic knowledge about the World War II-era genocide. The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, or Claims Conference, released the findings of its survey to coincide with Holocaust Remembrance Day. … Read More

Online retailer pulls anti-Semitic shirt after social media backlash

Monday, January 21, 2019

An online retail shop has taken down a shirt after several on Twitter called out the anti-Semitic phrasing. The item, which appeared on Zazzle, a company which allows users to designmerchandise and sell customized items in its virtual store, had the writing: “At least I’m not Jewish” printed on a plain black shirt. The shirt was … Read More

Netanyahu to Putin: Nazis taught us evil must be uprooted before it gains power

Monday, January 29, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, telling him that the lesson of the Nazis was that murderous ideologies must be stopped before they can flourish — an apparent reference to the current situation with Iran. Ahead of their meeting, which was expected to focus on Israel’s concerns over … Read More