Category: World Politics

Israeli Politics, World Politics

Israel Suspending Demolition of Illegal Building During COVID-19

Illegal EU building in Israel Area C

Israel is suspending the demolition of illegal EU building for Arabs in Area C for the duration of the coronavirus lockdown because of pressure from far-left “human rights” groups like B’Tselem. No doubt Israeli resources, such as the IDF, are under strain right now, so maybe it’s one less headache for them. On the other …

Israeli Politics, terror, World Politics

Israel: How to Quarantine Under Rocket Fire

rocket fire from gaza into civilian israel

You think you’ve got it bad? In Israel, not only is there coronavirus, but rocket fire, too. This past Friday night, while people were eating their Sabbath meals, Hamas terrorists in Gaza shot rockets into Southern Israel. But what are you supposed to do about taking shelter from rockets if you’re in quarantine because of …

American Jewry, terror, US Politics, World Politics

US Citizens Trapped in an Iran Overrun with Coronavirus

Robert Levinson photo from 2011

All of us are now affected in one way or another by the novel coronavirus. But perhaps the scariest place to be right now is Iran, with almost 1000 deaths at this writing. It was never going to be a fun time for Americans to be trapped in the land of the ayatollahs, but fear …

antisemitism, Massacres and Disasters, World Politics

City of York Marks Jewish Genocide with Song

Cliffords Tower, York, UK

York, in the UK, hosted a commemoration event marking the 830th anniversary of the massacre of the city’s Jewish population. It’s good that the UK is “owning” its antisemitism, still endemic today. The description of how the event played out is, however, a bit disturbing. “Attendees will be invited to listen to music and readings, …

World Politics

Iran Regime Persecutes Baha’i Community

Baha'i seat of the House of Justice in Haifa

Iran has stepped up its persecution of the Baha’i religious community, with arrests, raids on Baha’I homes, and denial of identity cards for those of the Baha’i faith. All those who care about religious freedom should laud President Trump backing out of the JCPOA, which helped to fund the murderous and repressive whims of the …

antisemitism, World Politics

Antisemitic Graffiti in Spain on Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

Antisemitic graffiti on a cultural center in Madrid, January 2020

Spain is no exception to the rise in antisemitic attacks, which continues unabated in both Europe and the United States. Now a cultural center located in Madrid, has been vandalized with graffiti that reads “I command you to kill Jews” and “Free Palestine, kill a Jew.” Each of these two cases of antisemitic graffiti were …

US Politics, World Politics

Erin Burnett of CNN Says Iranians Don’t Really Mean Those Death to America Chants

CNN Anchor Erin Burnett (screenshot)

CNN Anchor Erin Burnett continued to plead the case against President Trump and for the Iranian leadership when she claimed that chants by anti-American Iranian protesters of “death to America” are really meaningless. Referring to the protesters, Burnett said they are actually really friendly people. “I was in Tehran when they were chanting ‘death to …

antisemitism, World Politics

Lithuania Whitewashes Complicity in the Holocaust

The Lithuanian Parliament, the Seimas Palace, in Vilna

A committee of members of the Lithuanian parliament are working on a draft of legislation that will state that Lithuania and Lithuanian leaders did not participate in the Holocaust. The truth of the matter, however, is that more Lithuanians killed Jews than did Nazis, during the Holocaust. And more Lithuanian Jews were killed than those …

antisemitism, World Politics

Even When Jews Are Dead, They Are Fair Game

German Cemetery Desecration Geilenkirchen

Two men, aged 21 and 23, went on a rampage in a West German Jewish cemetery in Geilenkirchen on Saturday night, overturning more than 40 graves and defacing other stones with blue spray paint. #Antisemitic Incident reported!#Germany #Geilenkirchen At the #Jewish cemetery in #Geilenkirchen in North Rhine-Westphalia, perpetrators overthrow over 40 #gravestones and partially #sprayed …

antisemitism, Massacres and Disasters, terror, World Politics

France: Too High, Not Responsible for Murder of Halimi

Sarah Halimi

A French court has absolved Sarah Halimi’s murderer: The court relieved Kobili Traore, 29, of criminal responsibility for his slaying of Sarah Halimi, whom Traore pummeled for about an hour while shouting about Allah and calling her a demon before throwing the 60-year-old physician to her death from the window of her third-story apartment. It did …