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Posts Tagged: abraham foxman

January 12, 2018 11:29 am

Major Mainstream Jewish Groups Slam Trump Over Questioning of Taking Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

A number of top mainstream US Jewish groups have criticized President Donald Trump following his reported questioning on Thursday of taking immigrants from what he...

May 5, 2017 3:04 pm

End the Gorka Calumny

This past week has been both solemn and happy in Israel. Israel mourned and remembered more than 23,500 of her best men and women who...

April 30, 2017 1:14 pm

Former ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Warns Against ‘Politicization’ of Antisemitism; Calls Sarsour a ‘Bigot’ Who Should Not Have Received CUNY Invite

For the community of scholars, activists and advocates involved in combating antisemitism, there is always an occupational hazard of concentrating on one particular event or issue at...

November 23, 2016 2:04 pm

Major Jewish Organization Takes Heat Over Defense of Potential DNC Chief With Anti-Israel Record

A major Jewish organization is facing criticism, after its leader issued a statement on Tuesday that was interpreted by some as a show of support...

September 16, 2016 2:32 am

Shame on the Anti-Defamation League

Irrespective of one’s personal opinion of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s videotaped remarks on Palestinian “ethnic cleansing” of Jews from any future Palestinian state, Anti-Defamation League...

July 30, 2015 1:16 pm

Abe Foxman’s Retirement is the End of an Era

I received a call recently from Abe Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, in which he castigated me for not consulting him in advance...

July 17, 2015 4:58 pm

Why Anti-Semitic Statements by Celebrities Matter

Here at the Anti-Defamation League, we get it all the time. Most recently when we criticized Jarryd Hayne, a former Australian rugby star and now a running...

July 7, 2015 2:19 pm

A Look Back With Departing ADL Chief Abraham Foxman (INTERVIEW)

Looking back after 50 years of service at the Anti-Defamation League, retiring national director Abraham Foxman expressed passionate worry about the safety and security of...

May 12, 2015 7:31 am

Why Won’t Jewish Leaders Fight BDS?

Press reports about the dinner in Washington last week honoring Abe Foxman's 50 years as head of the ADL had the White House Chief of...

March 31, 2015 11:14 am

Jewish Leaders Are Turning Against Obama on Israel

American Jewish leaders who supported the Oslo Accords or have criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are now strongly challenging the Obama Administration's policy toward Israel....

February 5, 2015 12:22 pm

Jewish 100, 2014: Abraham Foxman – Community

Abraham Foxman National director of the Anti-Defamation League Although he announced that he would step down in early 2015 as the national director of the Anti-Defamation League,...

January 7, 2015 12:58 am

The ADL Only Highlights Issues Important to Liberal Jews

The Anti-Defamation League recently released their annual list of top issues affecting Jews in 2014 - and as usual, the liberal organization missed the mark. By far,...

January 2, 2015 2:45 pm

ADL Denounces Anti-Semitic Graffiti Sprayed on Synagogue in Venezuela

The Anti-Defamation League has issued a sharp reminder to the Venezuelan regime of President Nicolas Maduro that it is "responsible for the safety and well-being...

November 18, 2014 3:22 pm

What Will ADL’s Priorities Be in a Post-Foxman Era? - What message is the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) sending to the Jewish community through its recent selection of White House aide and social entrepreneur...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...