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Posts Tagged: Simon Wiesenthal Center

March 7, 2017 4:45 pm
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US Jewish Group Calls on UNESCO to Reconsider Honor of Iraqi Musician as ‘Artist of Peace’ Due to ‘Belligerent’ Anti-Israel Statements

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group is calling on UNESCO to reconsider its recent naming of Iraqi musician Naseer Shamma as an “Artist for...

February 27, 2017 5:28 pm
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In ‘Humanitarian Gesture’ Meant to ‘Help the Healing Process,’ California Mosque Hosts Parents of Fallen IDF Soldier Whose Body Is Still Held by Hamas

The recent hosting by a California mosque of the parents of a fallen IDF soldier whose body is still held by Hamas was a “humanitarian...

February 21, 2017 1:26 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Liberal Jews Treat Rabbi Hier’s Trump Inauguration Blessing as a Curse

JNS.org -- 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
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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
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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...

Culture

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Community Unearthed Near Beit Shemesh

JNS.org - During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer High School uncovered the remains...

30 Pastors Witness Lifesaving Israeli Volunteer EMS Methods in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A special delegation from the US organized by Christians United for Israel...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

Israel

Ethiopian-Israeli Activist: Anyone Who Says Jewish State Is an Apartheid Co...

“If someone says Israel is an apartheid country, they don’t know what apartheid means,” an Ethiopian-Israeli activist told The Algemeiner...

Middle East

Jordan’s King Abdullah: Mideast Peace Not Possible Without Establishm...

Jordan's King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state...

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