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Posts Tagged: Simon Wiesenthal Center

May 8, 2018 3:32 pm
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US Jewish and Pro-Israel Groups Extol Trump’s Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Deal

Top US Jewish and pro-Israel groups reacted on Tuesday -- largely with praise -- to President Donald Trump’s announcement of America's withdrawal from the Iran...

April 12, 2018 9:34 am
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Jewish Survival: The True Story of the Holocaust

Maybe Simon Wiesenthal was wrong. Maybe the majority of survivors who stumbled out of the liberated death camps, and the few who were hidden by...

April 10, 2018 4:16 pm
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With Anti-Israel Resolutions, UNESCO ‘Fiddling in the Chamber While the Middle East Burns,’ Jewish Human Rights Advocate Says

An official with a prominent US-based Jewish human rights group has criticized UNESCO over two anti-Israel resolutions set to be discussed on Wednesday by the...

March 25, 2018 11:37 am
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Saudi Book Fair Called Out for Display of Antisemitic Titles, Including ‘Mein Kampf’

A prominent US-based Jewish human rights organization has expressed concern over “vicious antisemitic conspiracy texts” that were available at the 2018 Riyadh International Book Fair. In...

March 21, 2018 3:23 pm
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George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of...

March 16, 2018 12:04 pm
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Indian Publisher Slammed for Children’s Book Hailing Hitler as ‘Great Leader’

A prominent US-based Jewish human rights organization condemned on Thursday an Indian publishing company for selling a children’s book that includes Adolf Hitler among a group...

March 2, 2018 10:23 am
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State Department Report From 1946 Suggests Poles Persecuted Jews ‘Vigorously’ During Holocaust

JNS.org - In a bid to end the contentious debate surrounding Poland’s controversial Holocaust law, the Simon Wiesenthal Center Thursday released a declassified report highlighting Polish...

February 22, 2018 11:19 am
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Jewish NGO Simon Wiesenthal Center Considers Travel Advisory for Poland

Jewish human rights organization Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Wednesday it was considering issuing a travel advisory for Jews urging them to limit their visits...

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...

November 30, 2017 9:37 am
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Amid Protests From Jewish Community, New School Hosts Panel on Antisemitism With Speakers Accused of Antisemitism

The New School in New York City hosted a panel on antisemitism on Tuesday featuring an assortment of anti-Zionist speakers, despite intense backlash from antisemitism...

November 23, 2017 1:07 pm
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Ex-Spanish Official Condemned for Insinuating Jews Might Be Behind Recent Death of Country’s Attorney General

A prominent US-based Jewish human rights group has expressed outrage over an ex-Spanish official’s insinuation that Jews might have been responsible for the recent death...

September 29, 2017 9:57 am
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Germany Investigates Former Members of Hitler’s SS Death Squads

Two suspected members of Adolf Hitler's mobile "Einsatzgruppen" death squads identified by the Simon Wiesenthal Center have been tracked down by German reporters but deny...

September 28, 2017 4:28 pm
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Author of New Study of Palestinian Textbooks in UNRWA Schools: Attitude Toward Israel and Jews Has Gotten Worse

Anti-Israel and anti-Jewish bias in textbooks used by Palestinian students in United Nations Relief and Works Agency-run schools in the West Bank and Gaza Strip...

September 7, 2017 4:17 pm
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Top US-Based Jewish Human Rights Groups Lauds Berlin Mayor for Condemnation of Anti-Israel BDS Movement

A prominent US-based Jewish human rights group has praised the mayor of Germany’s capital city for the condemnation he issued on Wednesday of the anti-Israel...

Culture

Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

‘Wave’ of Anti-Israel Municipal Resolutions Pass in Spain With ...

A “wave” of municipal resolutions hostile to Israel have passed in Spain in recent weeks, following riots in the Gaza...

Israel

Netanyahu Criticizes Itinerary for Prince William’s Visit: ‘Jerusalem I...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday leveled pointed criticism of British Prince William’s planned visit to the Jewish state. The...

Middle East

Erdogan Faces Major Test as Turks Vote for President, Parliament

Turks voted on Sunday in presidential and parliamentary elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more...

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