The anti-Semitic UN Human Rights Council

By EARL COX, JPOST— The UN Human Rights Council recently released its report of the Israeli-Gaza conflict last summer known as Operation Protective Edge. The report cites violations of international law and alleged possible war crimes on both sides. Prime Minister Netanyahu described the report as “morally flawed.” Dore Gold, Israel’s former ambassador to the…

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Landmark anti-BDS law passes final Senate legislative hurdle

By REBECCA SHIMONI STOIL, TIMES OF ISRAEL— After weeks of legislative drama, a trade bill containing provisions opposing the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel cleared its final legislative hurdle Wednesday afternoon. The anti-BDS language, passed as part of the controversial Trade Promotion Authority legislation, is expected to be signed into law by…

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Why anti-Semitism is part of European culture

By MANFRED GERSTENFELD, JPOST— Anti-Semitism is not only part of European history but also an ingredient of its culture. The lengthy anti-Semitic history of Europe is rife with defamation, discrimination, double standards, pogroms, expulsions and other persecutions. It reached its profoundly low point with the Holocaust. The genocide was implemented not only by Germans and…

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Restoring Israel’s Rights: The Levy Report

By ARLENE KUSHNER, FRONTPAGEMAG— The Jewish people’s considerable rights to the land of Israel are founded upon several bases: Jews have been on the land for close to 4,000 years, most notably within eastern Jerusalem (where the Old City and the Temple Mount are located), and Judea and Samaria – all places where ancient Israelite…

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Former Ambassador: UN Report on Gaza ‘Completely Predictable’

By Arlene Kushner, ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS— John Bolton, former United States Ambassador to the UN, told Arutz Sheva that the UN report which accused Israel of committing “war crimes” during Operation Protective Edge in Gaza was “completely predictable”. “The UN Human Rights Council is no different from its predecessor, the Human Rights Commission,” he said…

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The Scorpion, The Frog and The Pope

By SUSAN WARNER, GATESTONE— Pope Francis recently declared Palestine to be a state. Thus, he writes a new chapter in the divisive history between Catholics and Jews. The history of the Catholic Church is a two-thousand year old story of anti-Judaism, conspicuous by frequent massacres, murders, forced conversions, torture, pogroms, expulsions, demonization and other unspeakable…

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Europe’s Jews decry ‘beast’ of anti-Semitism overtaking continent

By AMANDA BORSCHEL-DAN, TIMES OF ISRAEL— European Jewry is all in the same boat, and that boat is slowly but surely sinking. That, at least, was the impression from a roundtable conversation Tuesday at the Jerusalem Press Club with leaders from 25 of the continent’s Jewish communities. During the hour and a half lunch in…

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How Obama Opened His Heart to the ‘Muslim World’ and got it stomped on

By MICHAEL OREN, FOREIGN POLICY— Days after jihadi gunmen slaughtered 11 staffers of the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a policeman on January 7, hundreds of thousands of French people marched in solidarity against Islamic radicalism. Forty-four world leaders joined them, but not President Barack Obama. Neither did his attorney general at the time, Eric Holder,…

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On Mt. Zion, Jews and Christians unite

By ABRA FORMAN, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Last Wednesday, Israel365’s Rabbi Tuly Weisz met with a group of American college students visiting Israel with the Christian organization Eagles’ Wings on Mt. Zion in Jerusalem. Eagles’ Wings is a pro-Israel Christian ministry which runs an educational program called the Israel Experience for Christian students interested in learning…

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Vandals paint swastika on Ukrainian Holocaust monument

By JEWISH TELEGRAPHIC AGENCY— A Holocaust monument in Ukraine was vandalized with a red swastika that the perpetrators painted over a Star of David symbol. The vandalism in Nikopol, an eastern Ukrainian city located 60 miles from Dnepropetrovsk, occurred on June 16, according to a report Tuesday by the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine.…

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Freedom of expression is the celebration, not gay pride

By EARL COX, ISRAEL ALWAYS— As the world is aware after wide publicity, Tel Aviv, Israel just hosted a week-long Gay Pride rally down its streets where an estimated 180,000 gay people and transgenders paraded themselves in front of the whole world. In a national Jewish land also recognized as being holy ground, the LGBT…

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