Tag: Jews

Land of Israel belongs to the Jews

“Rashi says the Torah opens with the story of the creation of the world so that if the nations of the world come and tell you that you are occupiers, you must respond that all of the land belonged to the creator of world and when he wanted to, he took from them and gave […]

London Jews Concerned over Neo-Nazi Rally

Jewish residents of the London neighborhood of Golders Green are bracing themselves for a potentially sizable neo-Nazi rally organized by a coalition of far-right fascist groups.   The rally’s organizers say they are targeting “Jewish privilege” through their protest, to be held on July 4 – the first Shabbat of the month – in what is […]

Jerusalem has and always will only be the capital of the Jewish people

Jerusalem historically has been the only capital of the Jewish people, and so it will remain, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Sunday at the government’s official Jerusalem Day ceremony at Ammunition Hill.   “We need to tell the truth, without fear,” Netanyahu said. “This is where we began our path as a nation, this is […]

UK Jewry experts cast doubt on rise in anti-Semitism

Despite several claims of a marked increase in the level of anti-Semitism in the UK in recent years, a new academic study points to a much less alarmist position when excluding last year’s record peak due to the Gaza conflict.   Dr. Jonathan Boyd, Jewish Policy Research’s executive director – whose specialty is the study […]

PA Parliament: Jews Have No Right to Even ‘One Inch’ of Israel

The Palestinian parliament is continuing to reject any Jewish right to the “land of Palestine”, meaning the entire land of Israel, including the sovereign territory of the State of Israel.   At a special meeting in Gaza on Thursday held on the occasion of Nakba Day, the Palestinian parliament stated that the entire “land of Palestine” is an Islamic endowment, and the Jews have […]

Netanyahu: Israel is the focus of contemporary anti-Semitism

Israel has become the focus of latter-day anti-Semites, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday evening at the opening of the fifth Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism. Speaking to a crowd of more than 1,000 Jewish community representatives, diplomats and members of civil society gathered for the biennial conference, the premier said he believes “contemporary anti-Semitism […]

Anti-Semitism and Israel’s moral imperative

Horrific outbursts against the Jews are on the rise all over Europe – exclamations like “gas the Jews” and “Jews burn best” are being heard at soccer games and similar social gatherings. While there is nothing to excuse or justify such hateful speech, some effort still needs to be made to understand why this is […]

Christians Are Extremists Like al-Qaeda, U.S. Army Taught Troops

The Obama administration’s Department of Defense was caught training U.S. troops that Catholics, orthodox Jews, and evangelical Christians are to be considered “religious extremists,” even equating the major religions representing more than half of Americans with truly violent groups such as al-Qaeda, the Ku Klux Klan, and Hamas. After the explosive revelations hit the headlines, outrage promptly […]

Russian Jewish leader: Increased authoritarianism a cause for aliya

Rising Russian immigration to Israel is being driven partly by anxieties over Moscow’s increasingly authoritarian policies, a spokesman for the Russian Jewish community told The Jerusalem Post on Monday. The number of Russians arriving in Israel in the first quarter of 2015 was nearly 50 percent higher than that experienced during the corresponding period last […]

Nazi Tyranny Alive and Well Among Islamists

Prosor noted that the freedom enjoyed by the world today is thanks to the efforts of the Allied armies, who “did not always agree, but despite their political differences they knew that evil had to be stopped.”   “For Israel and the Jewish people, World War II is synonymous with the Holocaust,” continued Prosor. “Families were torn […]