Tag: Jews

Israel hails UNESCO’s rejection of Belgian carnival over anti-Semitism

Foreign Minister Israel Katz on Saturday welcomed the UN cultural body’s decision to remove a Belgian carnival from its world heritage list over its anti-Semitic displays. “I welcome the right and moral decision to remove the carnival from the Intangible Cultural Heritage list,” Katz said in a statement. “In the 21st century, as anti-Semitism attempts […]

Israel hails Jeremy Corbyn’s crushing defeat as ‘a milestone in the fight against hatred… and the spectre of anti-Semitism’

Israel today hailed Jeremy Corbyn‘s crushing defeat as a ‘milestone in the fight against hatred … and the spectre of anti-Semitism.’ Boris Johnson‘s Conservative party wiped Labour off the map on Thursday night after a campaign dominated by accusations of anti-Semitism within Corbyn’s party. ‘I congratulate British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the UK Conservative […]

Donald Trump Celebrates Hanukkah, Denounces Antisemitic Attack in New Jersey

President Donald Trump hosted a Hanukkah celebration at the White House on Wednesday, condemning another antisemitic attack in the United States. “Yesterday two wicked murderers opened fire at a kosher supermarket and killed four innocent souls including a brave police officer who faced down the shooter,” Trump said. The president condemned the shooting attack Tuesday […]

Nikki Haley: Canada made a ‘deal with the devil’

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemned Canada for voting in favor of an anti-Israel General Assembly resolution claiming that in their actions the government made a “deal with the devil.” Haley made the proclamation at the UN Watch Gala in New York City on Thursday, adding that Canada is “trading its integrity […]

Trump tells pro-Israel conference that some US Jews don’t love Israel enough

US President Donald Trump told a pro-Israel conference Saturday night that some American Jews don’t love Israel enough. He also noted that he did not have to worry about getting his audience’s votes, because they would cast ballots with business interests in mind. Those comments, to the Israeli American Council advocacy group in Florida, drew […]

Anti-Semitic remarks contagious, infecting the Church

A well-known Christian columnist is sounding a dire alarm at the rise of anti-Semitism within the Christian church. Christian television host Rick Wiles (pictured) sits at a news desk in a high-tech production studio dressed in a navy suit, an oxford button-down shirt, and silk tie, looking for all the world like a kindly grandfather […]

America has finally decided the Bible is not illegal

The U.S. State Department has announced that it will repudiate the Hansell Memorandum, the basis of the United States’ view that Israeli communities or “settlements” in Judea and Samaria (aka ‘West Bank’) are illegal. In my view, this decision means that the United States has decided that the Bible, in terms of Israel, is not illegal. […]

Jerusalem to host largest-ever event on anti-Semitism; Putin, Macron to attend

President Reuven Rivlin said Wednesday that some 30 world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, will be coming to Israel in January to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem, in what is expected to be the largest-ever gathering focused on combating anti-Semitism. Rivlin spoke at a press conference at […]

1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, new survey finds

A new survey shows about one in four Europeans holding anti-Semitic beliefs, with such attitudes on the rise in Eastern and Central European countries. The poll of 14 countries released Thursday by the New York-based Anti-Defamation League (ADL) found that such views have held mostly steady in Western Europe. “It is deeply concerning that approximately […]

Europe’s oldest hatred is back with new EU labeling law for Jewish products

Two generations removed from the Holocaust, a rising specter of anti-Semitism is once again haunting Europe. The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) just issued a ruling discriminating against Jewish businesses in Israel. The case was brought by Psâgot Winery, a historic vineyard, and maker of Israeli wine. The decision, however, has implications […]