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Posts Tagged: abraham foxman

March 20, 2018 2:34 pm
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Ex-ADL Chief at Jerusalem Antisemitism Conference: Technology Has Created a Tsunami of Hate Speech

Abraham Foxman, the former longtime head of the Anti-Defamation League, seemed decidedly unretired at the 6th Global Forum on Antisemitism in Jerusalem on Sunday. Holding...

January 12, 2018 11:29 am
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Major Mainstream Jewish Groups Slam Trump Over Questioning of Taking Immigrants From ‘S**thole’ 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
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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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Leading Jewish Group Criticizes Papal Honors to Antisemitic Polish Cardinal

A major Jewish group expressed its objections on Wednesday to the Vatican’s decision to honor an antisemitic World War II-era cardinal. Cardinal August Hlond was Polish primate during and immediately after...

Israel

Expert: If Palestinians Take Israel to ICC, They Will Be Defendants as Well...

Once the Palestinians become plaintiffs against Israel in the International Criminal Court, “they will become defendants as well,” an Israeli...

Middle East

Syria Says Iranian Withdrawal Not Up for Discussion

The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, the Syrian deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, after Washington demanded they pull out of Syria's conflict. US...

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