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Posts Tagged: Martin Luther King

May 31, 2023 10:30 am

The Moral Clarity of Martin Luther King and His Support for Israel

Arab intentions were no secret by the Spring of 1967. Egyptian troops were massing near the Israeli border on May 15. By the 18th, Syrian...

December 30, 2019 12:11 pm

Jews and Slavery Reparations

In The Chicago Tribune, Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of Reform Judaism’s Religious Action Center, has offered his prescription for racial healing through reparations for slavery. Rabbi...

January 22, 2019 9:03 am

Why Intersectional Ideology Undermines the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. - The alliance between African-Americans and Jews during the struggle for civil rights has often been invoked when tensions between the two communities have...

January 21, 2019 10:00 am

On MLK Day, the Future of African-American and Jewish Relations Hangs in the Balance

On this Martin Luther King Day, the future of African-American and Jewish relations hangs in the balance. The explosive controversy around National Women’s March leaders like...

January 21, 2019 7:17 am

A New York Times Columnist Exploits Martin Luther King’s Legacy to Lacerate Israel

"My conscience leaves me no choice,” wrote New York Times columnist Michelle Alexander on January 20, than to declare that it is “time to break...

October 9, 2018 8:50 am

Leading American BDS Group’s Conference Minimizes Non-Violence

When Islamists and other anti-Israel groups gather, they've learned to use euphemisms to take the edge off some of their more extreme views. They don't...

April 10, 2018 2:31 pm

Gaza Is Nothing Like Selma – When Hamas organized a “March of Return” on March 30, like the producers of a theatrical production, leaders of the terrorist group and...

July 6, 2017 2:46 pm

We Must Call Out Activists’ Antisemitic Bigotry

A good litmus test for the strength of a society is how it perceives and treats its minorities. In the United States, there was no...

April 20, 2017 2:52 pm

Human Nature and the Fight Against BDS

Americans -- including American Jews -- tend to be a practical lot. Given that, could ideas derived from Existentialist philosophy (that French import discussed in...

March 22, 2017 10:54 am

BDS, Martin Luther King Jr. and Existentialism

Whenever Martin Luther King Day rolls around, both pro- and anti-Israel forces skirmish over King’s legacy, borrowing tropes from the civil rights movement and quotes...

March 1, 2017 7:33 am

Confronting Antisemitism in America

No one is born hating other people. Yet, tragically, some are taught to hate -- whether in the name of racial purity, religious doctrine, political dogma, ethnic...

January 16, 2017 10:45 am

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

After a year when Jewish and African-American relations were strained by the Black Lives Matter's denunciation of Israel and other uncomfortable incidents, it’s worth recalling a little-known episode...

August 29, 2016 7:58 pm

Florida State Senate Candidate Calls Out Incumbent Opponent for Meeting With Palestinian Terrorist (INTERVIEW)

A Florida Democratic state senator’s meeting earlier this year with a member of a Palestinian terrorist group was a display of poor judgement that should...

September 22, 2014 6:54 am

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – The Man and the Mission

Since 1988, The Simon Wiesenthal Center's Courage to Remember Holocaust exhibit has traversed the globe. Opening in Vienna, on the very street where hordes of Austrians...


‘The Nazis Did Not Win!’: 100-Year-Old Auschwitz Survivor Becom...

Lily Ebert, an author and a survivor of the Nazis' Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, became a great-great-grandmother this week at the...


Three Sons of Hamas Chief Killed in Israeli Airstrike, Israel Says They Wer...

Three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the Palestinian...

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Three Sons of Hamas Chief Killed in Israeli Airstrike, Israel Says They Wer...

Three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the Palestinian...

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