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Posts Tagged: abraham foxman

May 5, 2017 3:04 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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What Will ADL’s Priorities Be in a Post-Foxman Era?

JNS.org - What message is the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) sending to the Jewish community through its recent selection of White House aide and social entrepreneur...

October 29, 2014 11:53 am
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White House Distances Itself From ‘Chickenshit’ Insult Leveled at Netanyahu, Stops Short of Apology

The White House has issued a cautious criticism of the anonymous Obama administration official who called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a "chickenshit" in an...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy: Jews Have ‘Special Obligation’ to Support ...

One of the most prominent Western champions of Kurdish national rights has praised Monday's referendum on independence as the expression of a "just"...

Israel

Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

PA to Hold Cabinet Meeting in Gaza, Solidifying Unity Government With Hamas

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) will hold a cabinet meeting in the Gaza Strip next week, for the first time in two years, after the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas...

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