Category: antisemitism

antisemitism

Holocaust Memorial Stone Vandalized on Eve of Rosh Hashana

defaced stolperstein outside Oslo synagogue

If we forget we are unwanted and reviled, there is always someone to remind us. Hence the vandalizing of stolpersteins, or stumbling blocks, in Oslo, on Rosh Hashana eve. The stolpersteins are brass paving “stones” with the names of those murdered in the Holocaust. These brass pavers appear where Jews last lived and worked before …

antisemitism, Israeli Politics, World Politics

Is Peace Possible Between Arabs and Jews?

Arab Jewish Childhood Friends

Jews are a people who love peace. Witness the fact that so many of the fans of Miss Iraq, Sarai Idan, are Jewish. Idan made headlines when she posed for a photo with Miss Israel during a Miss Universe competition. Her family had to flee Iraq after the photograph of her standing next to an …

antisemitism, World Politics

Barcelona Synagogue Defaced

Sinagoga Mayor De Barcelona Main Synagogue

When someone spray-paints “Free Palestine” on the side of a major synagogue, it proves that point that anti anti-Israelism is antisemitism. There’s just no getting around it. That’s exactly what happened this week, in yet another explosive case of European antisemitism. At least in the case of the largest synagogue in Barcelona, someone of significance …

antisemitism, Israeli Politics, social media, US Politics

Donald Trump Tweets About Tlaib and Her Grandmother

Trump, Muftia Tlaib

After Tlaib agreed to the conditions of Israel’s Interior Minister Ariyeh Deri, in order to see her grandmother, she changed her mind and backtracked, refusing to refrain from political activity during her visit. President Trump was quick to comment on the seeming cynicism of Tlaib’s actions. Israel was very respectful & nice to Rep. Rashida …

antisemitism, Israeli Politics, terror, US Politics

Did Trump Suggest Israel Ban Omar and Tlaib?

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

Conflicting reports have it that President Trump told his advisers that Israel should ban Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the Jewish State. Why conflicting? Because he only said this in private to his advisers. He never had his administration suggest this idea to Israel. You know how it is: Presidents have a way …

American Jewry, antisemitism

Antisemitic Graffiti Appears on Minneapolis School

Graffiti on Minneapolis school

Antisemitic graffiti appeared overnight on the Lake Harriet Community School in Minneapolis, on Thursday, August 1, just a few weeks before school is about to begin. The graffiti text read, “KIKES MUST DIE,” and this was accompanied by a swastika symbol. This is the same district that elected Rep. Ilhan Omar, who is infamous for …

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 …

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 …

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 …