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Posts Tagged: Simon Wiesenthal Center

December 2, 2016 12:06 am
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Kosovo’s President Thaci Bans Sale, Distribution of Antisemitic Books

JNS.org - The president of Kosovo has banned the sale and distribution of antisemitic literature following a complaint from antisemitism experts, the website Jewish Business News reported...

November 22, 2016 5:28 pm
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Leading US Jewish Group Calls on President-Elect Trump to Come Out Stronger Against Neo-Nazi Supporters

A leading US-based Jewish human rights organization is urging President-elect Donald Trump to come out stronger against white supremacists and neo-Nazis who backed his candidacy. Speaking...

November 9, 2016 2:07 pm
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Leading American Jewish Groups Congratulate Trump on Poll-Defying Victory, Call for Post-Election Unity

American Jewish groups were among those congratulating President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday after his poll-defying victory over Democratic Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s election. In a statement,...

November 4, 2016 4:37 pm
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Leading Jewish Group: UNESCO Chief Must Condemn Antisemitism on Display at UAE Book Fair at Which Her Organization is Guest of Honor

The head of UNESCO must condemn the antisemitism on display at a major international book fair currently taking place in the United Arab Emirates, a...

November 3, 2016 11:56 pm
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In Moscow, Top US Jewish Officials Call on Russia to Backtrack From Support of UNESCO Resolutions That Ignored Jewish and Christian History in Jerusalem

Two high-level US Jewish officials visiting Moscow this week called on Russia -- which supported the recent UNESCO resolutions that ignored Jewish and Christian history...

November 2, 2016 4:18 pm
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Major Jewish Group: By Threatening to Prosecute Holocaust Scholar, Poland Attempting to ‘Rewrite History Through a Political Lens’

By threatening to prosecute a prominent Holocaust scholar for claiming that Poles killed more Jews during World War II than they did Germans, the Polish...

October 31, 2016 11:09 pm
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500th Anniversary of Reformation Would be ‘Perfect Time’ for Protestants to Apologize for Luther’s Antisemitism, US Jewish Official Says

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation would be the “perfect time” for Protestant leaders to recognize and apologize for the “horrific antisemitism” of their movement’s...

October 26, 2016 5:33 pm
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UNESCO Slammed for Another ‘Ridiculous’ Jerusalem Resolution, But Some Also Note Diplomatic Progress

Israeli politicians and American Jewish groups once again condemned UNESCO on Wednesday after the global cultural body’s World Heritage Committee approved a resolution similar to...

October 26, 2016 6:34 am
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Facebook Suspends Account of Ukrainian Jewish Leader After He Posts Details of Country’s Holocaust Collaboration

JNS.org --  A prominent Jewish figure in Kiev found his Facebook account suspended after his post detailing Ukrainian collaboration in the Holocaust was flagged as a violation...

September 22, 2016 8:19 am
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Campus Watchdogs: UC Berkeley’s Decision to Reinstate Anti-Zionism Course Is Capitulation to Israel-Demonizers

The University of California, Berkeley’s decision to reinstate a controversial anti-Zionism course constitutes pure capitulation to the extremist anti-Israel movement, major campus groups and a student...

September 5, 2016 5:04 pm
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No Need to Tie Mel Gibson’s Past Antisemitism With His Upcoming WWII Film Starring Jewish Actor, Group Says

Mel Gibson’s past antisemitic behavior is irrelevant to an upcoming World War II movie directed by the filmmaker that stars a Jewish actor, an official...

September 2, 2016 4:05 pm
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Major Jewish Groups Bitterly Rebuke UCLA Over Departure of Student Leader Due to BDS Harassment

The heads of major Jewish groups told The Algemeiner on Friday that they were outraged over the handling by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)...

August 29, 2016 1:38 pm
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Human Rights Organization Welcomes Decision by Governing Soccer Body to Investigate French Team for Anti-Israel Discrimination

The decision by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to investigate a French team for anti-Israel discrimination is a welcome step, an official from the international Jewish...

August 17, 2016 1:57 pm
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Campus, Legal Groups Slam UCLA for Indulging ‘Vicious’ Campaign Against Student Leader for Neutrality on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is under fire from major campus watchdog and legal groups for its "indulgence" of bullying tactics against a...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Victim of Antisemitic Attack at Cambridge: Human Rights of Israeli, Jewish ...

One of the victims of an antisemitic attack at Cambridge University last month warned that Jews and Israelis are in increasing...

Middle East

Iranian Foreign Ministry: Tehran Has Concrete Plans in Place to Respond to ...

Tehran has concrete plans in place to respond to any possible breach of the nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry...

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