Posts Tagged ‘semitism’

London ‘statue diversity’ appointee quits after anti-Semitism accusations

An appointee to London mayor Sadiq Khan’s ‘statue diversity’ commission has been forced to resign today after being accused of antisemitism. Activist Toyin Agbetu was among 15 members appointed by the London Mayor for his Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm, which will review the capital’s landmarks.  But Agbetu has now relinquished the role […]

ADL Report Highlights European Anti-Semitism

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released a report on February 18 highlighting how anti-Semitism has been politicized in Europe and its harmful impact on Jews. The report begins with highlighting how anti-Semitism is prominent in Russian “disinformation campaigns” about the political situation in Ukraine. For instance, when then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in 2014, […]

Chelsea FC kicks its ‘Say No to Anti-Semitism’ campaign into full gear

Browse > Home / News / Chelsea FC kicks its ‘Say No to Anti-Semitism’ campaign into full gear February 18, 2021 by J-Wire Read on for article One of the United Kingdom’s most popular football teams is boosting its efforts to combat anti-Semitism among the sport’s legion of fans and well beyond. Chelsea owner and […]

ADL Report Reveals Iranian Textbooks Are Seething with Anti-Semitism and Incitement

On the forty-second anniversary of the Iranian revolution, the New York-based Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released a comprehensive study exposing how Iranian textbooks teach blatant anti-Semitism and incitement to violence against the United States, Israel and the Jewish people. The study, titled “Incitement: Antisemitism and Violence in Iran’s Current State Textbooks,” reveals that recent state-sponsored Iranian […]

Netanyahu – Investigating Israeli War Crimes is Anti-Semitism

If you even so much as question the crimes of jews, then you are an anti-semite that deserves to be banned from the Earth. [embedded content] 00 Hits: 0

Ex-US Envoy Elan Carr joins Combat Anti-Semitism Movement Advisory Board

Former US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, Elan S. Carr has joined the Advisory Board of Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM), the global grassroots movement announced on Thursday.  Carr was appointed by former president Donald Trump and former secretary of state Mike Pompeo as the country’s senior diplomatic representative on the subject of antisemitism. […]

Dem. Congressman: We Can’t Fight Anti-Semitism Until “Palestinian Human Rights Are Respected”

Representative Andy Levin (D-Mich.) said during a February 1 webinar that anti-Semitism can’t be truly beaten until “Palestinian human rights are respected.” Haaretz reported that Levin, who is Jewish, was speaking a webinar hosted by the progressive Jewish group IfNotNow titled “How Should Biden Fight Antisemitism.” Levin said that he has been calling for the […]

Biden administration ‘embraces’ international definition of anti-Semitism

Browse > Home / News / Biden administration ‘embraces’ international definition of anti-Semitism February 3, 2021 by JNS Read on for article The Biden administration has said it will adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism, a key tool in fighting anti-Semitism at home and abroad. President Joe Biden in the […]

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online, warn of ‘virus of anti-Semitism’

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tova Friedman hid among corpses at Auschwitz amid the chaos of the Nazi extermination camp’s final days. Just 6 years old at the time, the Poland-born Friedman was instructed by her mother to lie absolutely still in a bed at a camp hospital, next to the body of a young woman […]

IHRA definition of anti-Semitism divides US Jews ahead of Biden presidency

JTA — When is it anti-Semitic to criticize Israel? Anti-Semitism signifies hatred of Jews and the ways that hatred is perpetuated through age-old conspiracy theories and their modern variants. But what about when that hatred is expressed through rhetoric about the Jewish state? Is anti-Zionism anti-Semitism? Those questions have divided American Jews in recent years […]

CSUN Student Government Adopts IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

The student government at California State University Northridge (CSUN) unanimously passed a resolution adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism on December 7. The resolution states that anti-Semitic incidents have increased in the United States by 12% from 2018 to 2019 and that in 2018, there was graffiti threatening a mass shooting […]

Biden Should Keep Trump Anti-Semitism Envoy

(JNS) The new Congress passed legislation elevating the U.S. State Department’s special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism to the rank of ambassador. Jewish Democrats are already jockeying for the job in the Biden administration, but this would be an excellent opportunity to show his commitment to bipartisanship and desire to change the toxic atmosphere […]

Mayorkas Meets With Jewish Groups to Discuss Anti-Semitism

(JTA) — Alejandro Mayorkas, the Jewish Latino nominee for Homeland Security secretary, met Friday via Zoom with Jewish groups concerned about the rise of the extreme right wing and the Trump administration’s restrictive immigration policies. Participants described the 90-minute meeting as mostly a listening session by Mayorkas. Two said the Jewish groups wanted the Department of […]

The Best Way to Fight Anti-Semitism is With Happy Jews, Not Angry Jews

Anger stirs the nerves. It unleashes action. It loosens purse strings. In the business of activism, there’s nothing like anger to galvanize a cause. In the Jewish world, fighting Jew-hatred is the royalty of causes. Saying that Jews have been victims of persecution throughout history is like saying that Jews have been around for a […]

Congress Votes to Elevate ‘Anti-Semitism’ Envoy to Ambassadorship

A State Department position that officials said was unnecessary is being elevated to even higher rank, increasing its influence and funding… Claiming to “monitor and combat anti-Semitism,” the position actually often works to combat support for Palestinian human rights… By Alison Weir The US Senate and House have voted legislation to upgrade a position that the State […]

Radio Station Cuts Ties With Polish Program Over Allegations of Anti-Semitism

On December 11, a Canadian radio station ended its relationship with Radio Maryja, a Polish radio program based in Poland, due to allegations that the program promulgates anti-Semitic content. Matt Caine, vice president of CJMR 1320, a multicultural station that covers the Greater Toronto, sent a letter to the far-right Radio Maryja stating that Father […]

Russian trolls stoke online anti-Semitism when tensions peak in US, report says

JTA — Soon after the 2017 far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a Twitter user going by the name “jojoh888” knew who was to blame for the clashes between neo-Nazis and the antifa activists who opposed them: George Soros, the Jewish billionaire and progressive philanthropist. “George Soros is the puppet master. He’s funding both sides,” the […]

Club Z: Anti-Zionism is “Most Potent Form of Anti-Semitism”

Club Z, a Jewish education organization for teens, hosted a webinar on December 10 arguing that anti-Zionism is the “most potent form of anti-Semitism today.” The webinar featured Dr. Naya Lekht, Club Z’s director of education, as well as Los Angeles Israeli Counsul for Public Diplomacy Jonathan Bar-El and Club Z Regional Director Odin Ozdil. […]

GOP Rep Calls for Tlaib’s Removal from House Committees Over Anti-Semitism

Representative Guy Reschenthaler (R-Penn.) issued a statement on December 4 calling for Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to be removed from all congressional committee assignments over her “disturbing pattern of anti-Semitism.” The statement, which was provided to the conservative news site Breitbart News, cited Tlaib’s participation in the Americans for Muslims in Palestine (AMP) virtual conference […]

Gene Simmons, Elon Gold to Appear at Virtual Anti-Semitism Gala

StandWithUs, the nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Israel and fighting anti-Semitism around the world, will present its annual Hanukkah “Festival of Lights” gala virtually this year, on Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. PST. Gene Simmons, bassist and co-founder of KISS, and comedians Elon Gold and Jay Leno will appear at the event, which Gold will […]

Roald Dahl’s Family Quietly Apologises For Hurt Caused By Author’s Anti-Semitism

Over 30 years after his death, the estate of Roald Dahl issued a quiet apology Saturday for the “prejudiced” anti-Semitic positions the celebrated children’s author had regularly expressed, calling them “incomprehensible.” “The Dahl family and the Roald Dahl Story Company deeply apologise for the lasting and understandable hurt caused by some of Roald Dahl’s statements,” […]

Bari Weiss, Rose Ritch Discuss College Anti-Semitism on Webinar

Author Bari Weiss moderated a Zoom webinar discussion with three Jewish students about anti-Semitism on college campuses on December 3. The webinar, which was part of the Hillel At Home initiative, featured USC student Rose Ritch, George Washington University (GWU) student Blake Flayton and Cornell University student Esther Bentolila. Weiss started the webinar by saying […]

The declining credibility of Palestinian objections to the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / The declining credibility of Palestinian objections to the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism December 5, 2020 by Ben Cohen – JNS.org Read on for article A group of Palestinian and Arab intellectuals, 122 in all, endorsed a statement last week published by The Guardian newspaper that attacked the International […]

English Premier League and clubs adopt definition of anti-Semitism

Browse > Home / News / English Premier League and clubs adopt definition of anti-Semitism December 4, 2020 by JNS Read on for article The English Premier League and its clubs adopted on Thursday the widely accepted International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism. The announcement follows efforts spearheaded by the U.K. Government’s Independent Adviser on […]

British MP suspended for anti-Semitism is elected to party disciplinary board

Browse > Home / News / British MP suspended for anti-Semitism is elected to party disciplinary board December 4, 2020 by JNS Read on for article A member of the British Parliament who served a suspension for anti-Semitism and was reinstated by his party has been elected to serve on his party’s disciplinary board. Scottish […]

European Union makes move to combat anti-Semitism

Browse > Home / News / European Union makes move to combat anti-Semitism December 3, 2020 by JNS Read on for article A key body of the European Union adopted a declaration on Wednesday to combat anti-Semitism. The European Parliament. Credit: Wikimedia Commons The Council of the European Union is comprised of government ministers from […]

Dutch right-wing politician resigns in wake of party’s anti-Semitism scandal

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (JTA) — The leader of the Dutch right-wing Forum for Democracy party resigned Monday following reports that members of its youth movement had engaged in anti-Semitic behavior. Thierry Baudet, a colorful politician who in 2018 published a nude self-portrait on Instagram, said that assuming responsibility for the anti-Semitism scandal was not the […]

Erdan talks combating anti-Semitism with NBA player, Erdogan critic Enes Kanter

NEW YORK — Israel’s UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan and NBA player Enes Kanter met on Tuesday and discussed joining forces to combat anti-Semitism and raise awareness of alleged human rights violations in the Boston Celtics center’s native Turkey. The meeting and its announcement by the Israeli UN mission appeared to be the latest jab in […]

UK ex-opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn told he cannot sit as Labour MP amid anti-Semitism row

Jeremy Corbyn, former leader of the UK’s main opposition, has been told he can’t represent the party as an MP after “undermining” its bid to tackle anti-Semitism. Current Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said he made the decision over his predecessor’s reaction to a recent report on alleged anti-Semitism in the party. Corbyn was initially […]

Good Goy Schwarze Says Blacks Must Fight ‘Anti-Semitism’ in the White Nationalist Movement

Eric Ward, Executive Director of Western States Center, kvetches about how anti-Semitic the White nationalist movement is and demands his fellow Blacks do something about it. Bitchute link 00 Hits: 4

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