Tag: Jews

U.S. Campuses Lead Rise in Global Anti-Semitism

A report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, while other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide, particularly on U.S. campuses. Researchers at Tel Aviv University said Sunday that assaults specifically targeting Jews, vandalism and other violent incidents fell 12 percent last year. […]

Jewish Group Praises Trump Administration For ‘Strong Stand’ Against Iran

On the eve of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, a U.S. Jewish human rights NGO has praised the Trump administration for taking the Iranian threat against the Jews and the Jewish state seriously as opposed to the Obama administration, which based its policy on “wishful thinking.” “The Jewish people have learned the brutal lesson from the Nazi […]

‘Sweden’s anti-Semitism has crossed all red lines’

After a Jewish center in Sweden closed in response to anti-Semitic and neo-Nazi threats, World Zionist Organization Vice President and Department for Countering Anti-Semitism Head Yaakov Haguel said “all red lines” had been crossed and the Muslim community was “chasing after Jews.” “This is just a continuation of the previous plots,” Haguel said. “Sweden’s anti-Semisim […]

AIPAC 2017: Pence touts Trump as defender of Israel and Jews

Vice President Mike Pence delivered a fierce  to AIPAC of President Donald Trump as a defender of Israel and the Jewish people. “He’s a man of action,” Pence said of Trump Sunday, closing out the first day of the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference. “For the first time in a long time […]

Protesters Take On Settlements In ‘Biggest Ever Jewish-Led Protest’ Of AIPAC

On Sunday, hundreds of mostly young, American Jews rallied in Washington, D.C., during the first day of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2017 Convention, to protest the expansion of Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank. “We’re protesting [AIPAC] en masse as Jews to say that to be Jewish in America at […]

‘If antisemitic parties rise to power, we will call on European Jews to flee’

A European Jewish leader said Monday that the rise of extremist parties in Europe could ultimately lead to an exodus of Jews from countries where antisemitism is becoming increasingly visible. Speaking at the annual conference of the Rabbinical Center of Europe in Pomezia, Italy, the organization’s director, Rabbi Menachem Margolin, warned that it will not […]

The World Council of Churches vs. the Jewish state, once again

The World Council of Churches, a collective of “347 churches, denominations and church fellowships in more than 110 countries and territories,” and the state of Israel are at loggerheads again. The WCC attacked Israel for its March 6 vote in the Israeli parliament (Knesset) that would deny entry visas to activists who call for the boycott of […]

Like Ancient Persia, Modern Iran Will Fail To Destroy Jews

Just as the Persians failed to wipe out the Jewish nation some 2,500 years ago, the Iranians of today will also fail, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday night on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Purim. The prime minister made his remarks before the reading of the Scroll of Esther at the central […]

First Step to Armageddon

Invasion of Jerusalem by the International Forces by Irvin Baxter UN Security Council Resolution 2334 – December 23, 2016 “1. Reaffirms that the establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, has no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle to […]

‘Jerusalem belongs to the Jewish people’

The City of Jerusalem belongs to the Jewish people, a delegation of the international evangelical group Christians for Israel International said during a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday. The group included Christians from many countries, including Malaysia, which does not have diplomatic relations with Israel.   “Never mind,” Rivlin told the Malaysian representative. […]