Tag Archives: antisemitism

The Enemy Within: Antisemitism on Israeli Campus

Once common only at U.S. and European universities, Israeli higher education institutions have now become the site of heightened political confrontation. Images of heated demonstrations — some of them turned violent — in which Palestinian flags are raised in front of Israeli flags, are commonplace on Israeli campuses.  Statements of …

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Antisemitic incidents in Australia up 35% in 2021

Each year, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the peak national body representing Australia’s Jewish community, produces a Report on antisemitism in Australia. A major section of the report is dedicated to antisemitic incidents. These include physical assault, verbal abuse, vandalism, graffiti, and vilification or threats via email, postal …

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There Is Hatred in Their Hearts

Thursday, January 27, was the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  On January 20, 2022, precisely a week prior to the event, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that condemns denial and distortion of the Holocaust.  Interestingly, the timing of the resolution,  is also the 80th anniversary of the Wannsee …

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From Israel: “Hanging by a Thread!!”

That is, the possibility of negotiations between former Prime Minister Netanyahu and Attorney General Mandelblit regarding a plea bargain for Netanyahu reaching completion.  If it was not yet a sure thing, it was looking pretty good when last I wrote.  Now, the situation is reversed: it’s not definitely finished, but …

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From Israel: “The Bottom of the Sinkhole!!”

A sinkhole is often defined as a depression in the ground caused by water. But it has another definition: a place into which foul matter runs. ~~~ In my posting “Devious and Detestable” I wrote about the six Palestinian Authority NGOs that serve as  fronts for the Popular Front for …

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Nazis, Covid protests and antisemitism.

Racism in the 21st century has focussed on opposing non-white immigration into white-majority countries, and calls to expel those not of European ethnicity.  This is framed within the ideology known as “white-genocide” – the belief that the European races are deliberately being turned into a minority in their own countries. …

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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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