Tag Archives: antisemitism

Why It Is Suddenly “Open Season” on Israel?

This week Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international non-governmental organization, headquartered in New York City, was “the latest watchdog to accuse Israel of perpetuating a version of the racist legal system that once governed South Africa,” according to The New York Times.  The HRW 213 page report, “A Threshold Crossed: …

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What Sarah Halimi’s Murder Tells Us.

On Sunday, thousands of people demonstrated in Paris to protest the recent decision by the French Court of Cassation to absolve the 2017 murderer of Sarah Halimi of criminal responsibility because he took cannabis before he killed her.  Paris was the center of the protests, but demonstrations also took place …

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A Two-Pronged Solution to Campus Antisemitism.

Academia has become a bastion of antisemitism across the globe, and both the UK and the US are not exceptions.  The most recent case of inflammatory statements against Jews and Israel emerged from David Miller, a professor of political sociology at the University of Bristol who advocates to “end Zionism,” …

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Why Jew-Hatred Is So Delusional? A Theory.

Did you know that a 2020 poll found that more Americans believe in Satan (56%) than in God (51%)?  Given the world’s recent troubles – pandemic, wildfires, floods, economic hardship, social unrest – a bias toward unseen dark forces is perhaps not surprising.  But surely from another perspective it is: …

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A Two-Pronged Solution to Campus Antisemitism

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Academia has become a bastion of antisemitism across the globe, and both the UK and the US are not exceptions.  The most recent case of inflammatory statements against Jews and Israel emerged from David Miller, a professor of political sociology at the University of Bristol who advocates to “end Zionism,” …

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International Holocaust Memorial Day 2021.

It is International Holocaust Memorial Day today, and although it is not marked in Israel since we have our own Yom Hashoah after Pesach, this is a fitting time to both talk about the Shoah and those who would deny it. The pathology and psychology of Holocaust deniers is a …

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How Holocaust Education Deceives and Disappoints.

Holocaust education is sacrosanct in the “Never Again!” arsenal among both Jews and non-Jews and across the political spectrum.  Per a 2018 survey, 93% of U.S. adults want it taught in schools and 80% say “it is important to keep teaching about the Holocaust so it does not happen again.” …

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The Veil of Hatred:

The expression “the best defense is a good offense” is most often applied in the military and sporting competitions. It is now being used regarding antisemitism with greater frequency. The World Conference Against Racism met from August 31 to September 7, 2001 in Durban, South Africa with a stated noble …

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All Eyes Will Turn to the Jews

Over the past week, two antisemitic incidents caught the attention of Jewish media in the US. Algemeiner reported that in New Jersey, “the carcass of a dead pig was left on the doorstep of a rabbi’s home in the town of Lakewood,” and Tablet Magazine released an intriguing story about …

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The Pandemic Antisemites Call Israel.

People react to what hurts them the most and antisemites are no exception.  A global response to the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to wreak havoc with more than 50 million cases worldwide, apparently is not the priority for the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO).  Instead of assessing a global response …

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