Category: Massacres and Disasters

campus antisemitism, Israel, Massacres and Disasters

Columbia Invites Hamas Supporter to its ‘Day of Dialogue’

Barnard College

Columbia University defended its invitation to Hatem Bazian to be the keynote speaker at its “Day of Dialogue” event. The Hamas-supporting Bazian is the founder of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). A professor at Berkeley, Bazian has called to dismantle Israel, and stated that “it’s about time we had an intifada in this country.” …

Israel, Massacres and Disasters

Is Hamas keeping women and children hostage to keep them from talking?

Women hold signs of Oct 7 hostages

Is Hamas keeping women and children hostage to keep them from talking? State Department spokesman Mathew Miller suggests that this is exactly the case: “The fact that they continue to hold women hostages, the fact that they continue to hold children hostages, the fact that it seems one of the reasons they don’t want to …

Israel, Massacres and Disasters

Hostage Release: Israelis Waver Between Joy and Concern

Hostage reunited with family

With 39 hostages released as part of a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, Israelis waver between joy and concern. Joy because the release of hostages comes as a relief, especially in regard to small children, many of whom saw their parents murdered on that fateful October day. With 39 hostages released as part of …

antisemitism, campus antisemitism, Israel, Massacres and Disasters, terror

Rising Antisemitism in the Wake of October 7th


On October 7th, Hamas terrorists crossed into Israel and massacred 1,400 men, women, and children in the largest attack since the Holocaust. Roughly 240 civilians were taken to Gaza, and with the exception of 5 captives, remain in captivity. Since that time, a tide of antisemitism has swept the world. Jewish people are living in …

Massacres and Disasters

Seven Little-Known Facts about Munich Olympics Massacre

israeli victims of munich massacre

This week’s 50th anniversary of the Munich Olympics Massacre prompted noted blogger Elder of Ziyon to share some facts about the 1972 massacre, in which 11 Israeli athletes were murdered. These are the facts you may not have seen covered in the mainstream media. Here’s a summary: The attack was financed by Mahmoud Abbas, president …

antisemitism, Massacres and Disasters, World Politics

Are We Allowed to Mention Ukrainian Jewish History?

Jewish cemetery berdychiv zhytomyr province ukraine

Some Jews have been reluctant, during the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, to mention the bloodcurdling history their ancestors experienced first hand in Ukraine. Ukraine was one of the worst places for a Jew to end up in, throughout history. There were endless pogroms and massacres, such as the Khmelnytsky Uprising of 1648, or Babi …

Israel, Massacres and Disasters

Yad Vashem Under Fire Over Removal of Mufti-Hitler Meeting Photo

Grand Mufti Haj Amin el Husseini Hitler 1941

Yad Vashem Chairman Dani Dayan has defended the museum’s decision to remove from display a photograph of the 1941 between Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al-Husseini and Adolf Hitler. Dayan claims that including the photograph is “tantamount to partaking in the debate on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” While some experts say that the mufti was …

campus antisemitism, Massacres and Disasters

Oberlin Clears Antisemitic Iranian Apologist Faculty Member

Mohammad Jafar Mahallati

Oberlin College has cleared Professor of Religion Mohammad Jafar Mahallati, Iran’s representative to the UN from 1987-1989, of lying about Iran’s mass political executions during the 80s, and of making antisemitic statements. Mahallati was accused of concealing the facts about the murder of thousands of dissidents in an open letter of October 2020 penned by …