Author: Eliyahu Mintz

antisemitism, US Politics

Louis Farrakhan Calls Pedophilia and Sex Trafficking “Talmudic”

Left to right: Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Bill Clinton

Louis Farrakhan, the notorious antisemite, is at it again with the allegations that sexual offenses stem from the Talmud. Needless to say, this is horrifyingly offensive and false. Such statements increase our difficulty in understanding the highly placed people who refuse to disavow Farrakhan, for instance, the Women’s March leaders. It is never good when …

Business, Israeli Politics

Haredim May Be Poor But They’re Not In Debt

Haredim in Jerusalem

In Israel, it has become a source of pride for Haredim to abstain from working for a living, and depending on meagre stipends for learning Torah full time. A study has come to light showing that in spite of being what most people call “unemployed,” Haredim manage to stay out of debt. This is as …

antisemitism, social media

CAIR Exec’s Brother Shares About Killing Jews

Facebook post by Ahmed Billoo

You know how it is, killing time while waiting for your plane. What else are you gonna do but go on Facebook? And since you’re sitting in Ben Gurion Airport, after visiting the Jerusalem Al-Aqsa Mosque, you might as well post a status expressing a prayerful wish that all Jews be exterminated. At least that’s …

American Jewry, Israeli Politics, US Politics

Does Kissinger Deserve An Award

Henry Kissinger sworn in as secretary of State as Nixon looks on and Kissinger's mother holds the bible.

The Jewish Leadership Conference, a conservative think tank, has announced its roster of speakers for its third annual conference: Jews and Conservativism. The speakers run the gamut from intellectuals, spiritual giants, and Zionist leaders. But the featured speaker is Henry Kissinger. Moshe Phillips argues in The Jerusalem Post that Kissinger doesn’t deserve an award, and …

Israeli Politics, media bias, US Politics

Friedman: Obama’s “Parting Betrayal” of Israel

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman

At the June 27, Israel Hayom Forum for US-Israel Relations in Jerusalem, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman discussed the effects of media bias on society. “When hard news become subject to opinion journalism, the victim is democracy,” Friedman said. “If the electorate is ill-informed, deprived of the hard facts, unvarnished an unspun, then we …

antisemitism, US Politics

Booker Won’t Rule Out Meeting With Farrakhan

Corey Booker Louis Farrakhan

At a recent faith breakfast in South Carolina, in response to a question, Corey Booker (D., N.J.) failed to either repudiate Louis Farrakhan’s antisemitism, or say he would not meet with him. On the contrary, Booker’s statement showed he was familiar with Farrakhan’s ideology and would never rule out meeting him. There are a few …

antisemitism

Antisemite Hurls Phone Recording Incident Onto Subway Tracks

New York Subway platform

It was a peaceful summer morning when a man began shouting threatening antisemitic epithets at a guy waiting on the southbound platform of the Gates Avenue station for the J train on June 13. Thinking quickly, the victim took out his cell phone to record the incident. The shouter then grabbed the phone and hurled …

antisemitism, US Politics

How to Interpret Ilhan Omar Joining the Black-Jewish Caucus

ilhan omar

It was difficult to interpret the meaning of the antisemitic congresswoman from Minnesota, Ilhan Omar, joining the newly formed black-Jewish caucus. Did she turn over a new leaf? Or did she do it in order to remove the stain of antisemitism that clings to her name by proving that she could work together with Jews? …

Israeli Politics, US Politics

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Slams Obama Israel Policy in YU Graduation Speech

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was critical of former President Obama’s treatment of Israel, compared to that of the current administration, during a commencement speech he gave at Yeshiva University, his alma mater. “Should Israel still negotiate with the Palestinians even though Israel did not steal their land? Of course, it should, precisely because …

US Politics

When Dayton Brought Down the KKK

Black panthers protest against KKK in Dayton May 25

Everyone—literally the entire nation—was freaking out about a KKK march in Dayton, scheduled for May 25th. But in the end, only nine KKK people showed up, with an estimated 500-600 protesters showing up to protest against the protesters. Which would be awesome, except the larger number included some people arguably worse than the KKK, for …