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Posts Tagged: Jews

September 16, 2015 8:40 am

Chairman of French Jewish Organization: It’s Hard to See a Future Here

The executive director of France's leading Jewish organization, the Conseil Representatif des Institutions Juives de France (CRIF), does not see a future for Jews in...

September 11, 2015 2:02 pm

Major Jewish Group Expresses Shock Over Snapchat Image of Pace University Football Captain Doing Nazi Salute in Confederate Garb

Pace University football captain Tyler Owens failed to get away with a slap-dash racist Snapchat clip which showed him giving the Nazi salute clad in a crude...

September 3, 2015 12:50 pm

German Man Convicted for Facebook Post Wishing a Jewish ‘Friend’ Gassed to Death With Zyklon-B

A German man was ordered to pay 900 euros ($1,000) for a series of antisemitic and violent statements he made on Facebook, Osthessen News reported this week. According to the report, the 37-year-old defendant...

September 1, 2015 9:49 pm

Report: Britain’s Likely New Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn Sought Release of Convicts in 1994 Israeli London Embassy Bombing

Leading U.K. Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn was instrumental in the campaign to release two people who were sentenced over their involvement in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish NGO...

July 17, 2015 4:21 pm

Argentina’s President Kirchner Implies Jewish Community Leaders Caused Foreign Minister’s Illness

The President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, implied in a series of tweets this week that the local Jewish community is responsible for the...

July 16, 2015 4:40 pm

Report: Thousands of French Jews Expected to Make Aliyah to Israel This Summer

Almost half a year after the bloody terrorist attack at Paris's Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket, and in the shadow of increasing antisemitism, thousands of French Jews...

July 9, 2015 4:51 pm

Report: Thousands of Israeli Arabs, Palestinians Post ‘Death to Jews’ on Their Facebook Profiles

Thousands of Israeli and Palestinian Arabs have added the tagline 'Death to the Jews' to their Facebook profiles, Israel's 0404 News reported on Thursday.  Facebook has been "flooded" with...

July 6, 2015 4:30 pm

Dutch Man Discovers Message Written by Jewish Couple Who Hid in His House During the Holocaust

A Dutch man discovered a last will of sorts inscribed by a Jewish couple from Amsterdam who hid in his house during the Holocaust, Israel's NRG reported on Monday. In the message, the...

June 16, 2015 12:39 pm

Fascist Demonstrators to Burn Talmud at London Rally in Jewish Neighborhood

The extreme right-wing organizers of a Saturday protest in a predominantly Jewish London neighborhood plan to burn Israeli flags and even a copy of the...

June 8, 2015 10:55 pm

French Islamist Group Goes On Trial After Authorities Find Jewish Target List, Nuclear Bomb Manual

Fourteen members of Forsane Alizza, a banned French Islamist group, went on trial on Monday facing terrorism charges after a list containing Jewish targets was...

May 20, 2015 1:10 pm

Critic Alleges ‘Asians Are the New Jews’ Facing Discrimination at Harvard

Harvard University is using the admissions criteria it devised to discriminate against Jewish students in the 1920s against Asian-Americans today, an opinion piece in the...

May 20, 2015 11:08 am

$1 Billion Scandal Involving Jewish Businessman Raises Fear of Antisemitism in Moldova

The Jewish community in Moldova has expressed heightened fear of resurgent antisemitism over the suspected involvement of Moldovan Jewish businessman Ilan Shor in a scheme...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


‘We Need to Clean This Up,’ Said Clinton Aide After Obama Comments on E...

In a March 2015 interview, President Obama said that he had learned about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...