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Posts Tagged: Simon Wiesenthal Center

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 ‘Shithole’ 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...

August 15, 2017 11:14 am
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Mr. Trump: The Charlottesville Attack Was Domestic Terrorism

The Investigative Project on Terrorism has long criticized those, like President Barack Obama, who refuse to use terms like "radical Islamic terrorism" in the wake of jihadist...

Features

Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope)

JNS.org - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

Israel

Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...

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