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Posts Tagged: Simon Wiesenthal Center

February 21, 2017 1:26 pm

President Trump Says Antisemitism Is ‘Horrible’ and ‘Has to Stop’ as Jewish Groups Call for Strong Response to Surge of Hate Incidents

Antisemitism is “horrible” and “has to stop,” US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday during a visit to the National Museum of African American History...

February 7, 2017 3:52 pm

Germany Urged by US Jewish Group to Freeze Sports Cooperation Deal With Terror-Glorifying Palestinian Authority

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group is calling on the German government to freeze a sports cooperation deal it recently signed with the Palestinian Authority until...

February 6, 2017 6:40 pm

Leading US Jewish Human Rights Group Expresses ‘Outrage’ Over Amazon Germany’s Listing of Antisemitic Title

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group has expressed “outrage” over an antisemitic title listed for sale by Amazon Germany. In a letter sent to Amazon...

February 6, 2017 7:45 am

How Can We Overcome Baroness Jenny Tonge’s Antisemitism?

At the end of 2016, the Simon Wiesenthal Center released its annual list of global Top Ten Antisemitic and Anti-Israel incidents. Tragically, we could easily have posted...

February 1, 2017 9:45 pm

Prominent US Jewish Groups Sound the Alarm Over Iran’s Latest Ballistic Missile Test

Prominent US Jewish groups are sounding the alarm over last weekend’s ballistic missile test conducted by Iran. Speaking with The Algemeiner on Wednesday hours before National...

January 26, 2017 7:24 am

The Left Loses Its Logic on Israel

Support for Israel among Democrats has plummeted in recent years, a new Pew poll shows, with nearly as many Democrats -- 31 percent -- saying they sympathize more with the...

January 23, 2017 1:14 pm

Trump Inauguration Rabbi Hier: Reciting Psalm of Jerusalem ‘Absolutely Intentional’ in Wake of UN Resolutions Denying Historical Jewish Ties to Holy City

The rabbi who gave a benediction at the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Friday told The Algemeiner that his recitation of the psalm remembering Jerusalem...

January 19, 2017 8:28 am

Campus Watchdogs Laud Fordham University’s Decision to Ban Notoriously Anti-Israel Student Group

Watchdogs lauded the recent decision by a New York academic institution to prevent a notoriously anti-Israel group from organizing on its campus. AMCHA Initiative co-founder Tammi Rossman-Benjamin and others...

January 13, 2017 4:29 pm

Jewish Human Rights Group: German Court Ruling in Synagogue Arson Case ‘Legitimizes Violent Antisemitism’

A German regional court’s affirmation of a lower court ruling that a July 2014 attempt by three Muslim men to burn down a Wuppertal synagogue...

January 11, 2017 11:25 am

Liberal Jews Treat Rabbi Hier’s Trump Inauguration Blessing as a Curse -- Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Center will be giving a benediction at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration ceremony Jan. 20. Liberal Jews are petitioning Hier...

January 11, 2017 10:38 am

Head of New York City Students for Justice in Palestine Chapter Cheers Deadly Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack

A prominent anti-Israel activist has hailed Sunday's deadly truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem -- in which four IDF soldiers were murdered and another 16 were wounded -- as a "F*** you" to...

January 10, 2017 7:20 pm

Trump Inauguration Rabbi: All Americans Should Be ‘Rooting for the Success’ of President-Elect

The rabbi who will deliver a prayer at the inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC next week told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that all Americans should...

January 3, 2017 7:34 pm

Antisemitism Experts: Popularity in Germany of New Annotated Version of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ Doesn’t Need to Be Cause for Alarm

The fact that a new annotated version of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s autobiography Mein Kampf has become a best-seller in Germany does not need to...

January 1, 2017 9:04 am

New Report: Some of 2016’s Worst Antisemitic Activity Took Place on British, Canadian Campuses

Some of the past year's worst antisemitic activities took place at British and Canadian universities, according to a new report, released by a prominent international Jewish...


Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...


A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...


Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...