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Posts Tagged: Simon Wiesenthal Center

July 19, 2017 12:57 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

May 16, 2017 10:57 am
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In Search for Peace, Trump Should Tackle Hate Before Borders

President Donald Trump is scheduled to make his first foreign trip later this month, with stops that will include the Vatican, Saudi Arabia and the...

May 14, 2017 2:22 pm
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Top Jewish Human Rights Group Urges Coca-Cola to Take Action Against Palestinian Franchisee After Map Without Israel Displayed at Gaza Factory

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group is urging the head of Coca-Cola to “take appropriate corporate measures” against its Palestinian franchisee following the display...

May 12, 2017 4:43 pm
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Top Jewish Human Rights Group Slams Russian FM’s Spokesperson Over Reported Holocaust Reference

A reference made by a Russian official to the Holocaust on Thursday has been condemned by a leading US-based Jewish human rights group. In response to...

May 5, 2017 10:31 am
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Bereaved Israeli Families Demand FIFA Action Over Palestinian Soccer Chief’s Terror Incitement

Members of more than 30 Israeli families who lost relatives in Palestinian terrorist attacks have signed a letter to FIFA -- the governing body of...

Culture

Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Features

Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

World

Amid Temple Mount Tensions, Anti-Israel Student Groups in US Celebrate Pale...

Student groups have celebrated Palestinian violence against Israel on social media as tensions in the Middle East have continued to escalate following the recent...

Middle East

Report: Hezbollah, Syrian Army Advance Against Sunni Militants in Offensive...

Lebanon's Shi'ite militia Hezbollah and the Syrian army advanced against Sunni militants on Saturday, the second day of an assault...

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