Saturday, September 23rd | 3 Tishri 5778

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe

Posts Tagged: Simon Wiesenthal Center

September 7, 2017 4:17 pm
0

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
0

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...

August 13, 2017 10:06 am
0

American Jewish Groups and Leaders Unite in Condemnation of White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville

The violence perpetrated by white supremacist demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend has drawn across-the-board condemnation from prominent American Jewish groups and leaders. “It is utterly...

August 1, 2017 11:35 am
1

California Imam Incites Murder Against Jews, No Outrage Ensues

At the end of World War I, a soon-to-be released German corporal was tasked by his superior to write a memo about the threat of...

July 19, 2017 12:57 pm
35

Palestinian Authority’s 2017 Budget Shows ‘Huge Increase’ in Funding for Terror Payments

The Palestinian Authority’s 2017 budget shows a “huge increase” in the funding of salaries for imprisoned terrorists and the families of “martyrs,” an Israeli research...

July 7, 2017 4:51 pm
3

UNESCO Has Blood on Its Hands

The following is a transcript of a speech delivered by Dr. Shimon Samuels -- the director of International Relations for the Simon Wiesenthal Center --...

June 25, 2017 12:48 pm
4

Top French News Agency Apologizes to Jewish Human Rights Group Over Map Excluding Israel

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has apologized to a leading Jewish human rights organization for publishing a map on its Twitter feed earlier this month that excluded...

June 7, 2017 1:03 pm
0

Jewish Human Rights Group Slams Top French News Agency Over Map Excluding Israel

A leading Jewish human rights organization has called on Agence France-Presse (AFP) to conduct an urgent internal inquiry after it published a map of the...

June 2, 2017 11:14 am
4

Pro-Israel Groups in US Express Disappointment Over Trump’s Decision to Delay Potential Move of Embassy to Jerusalem

A number of pro-Israel groups in the US have expressed disappointment over President Donald Trump’s decision to sign a waiver on Thursday that delayed the...

May 24, 2017 3:45 pm
10

How ‘Woke’ Are Feminist Farrakhan Fans Like Linda Sarsour?

When Essence recently presented “Woke 100 Women,” three of the leading organizers of the Women’s March -- Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez -- were among the “socially...

May 19, 2017 3:29 pm
2

Leading US Rabbi Urges President Trump to Reject Jimmy Carter’s Advice on Israeli-Palestinian Peacemaking

President Donald Trump should tune out ex-President Jimmy Carter when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the head of a leading US-based Jewish human...

May 19, 2017 2:31 pm
1

As Trump Flies to Saudi Arabia, Jewish Human Rights Group Exposes Antisemitic Judaism Course at Leading Mecca University

As US President Donald Trump departed on Friday for Saudi Arabia -- the opening stop on his first foreign tour in office -- a prominent Jewish human...

May 17, 2017 3:47 pm
1

Ahead of Trump’s Israel Visit, US Jewish Leaders Highlight Centrality of Jerusalem, Point to Palestinian Authority Terror Funding as Peace Roadblock

As Donald Trump prepares to leave the current political storm in Washington, DC behind during his first foreign trip as president, American Jewish leaders are...

May 16, 2017 4:18 pm
2

Trump Inauguration Rabbi Slams Administration’s Jerusalem Confusion, But Confident President Will Recognize City as Israel’s Capital During Visit

A prominent American rabbi who took part in President Donald Trump's inauguration in January expressed sharp disappointment on Tuesday with the White House's ongoing reluctance to clarify its position...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

Algemeiner.com