Anti-Semitism now ‘fashionable’ in the US, warn experts

By CATHRYN J. PRINCE, TIMES OF ISRAEL— Not a week seems to go by without an anti-Semitic attack in the United States – either verbal or violent – against Jews. “Unfortunately anti-Semitism has become fashionable again,” Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, executive vice president for the New York Board of Rabbis, told The Times of Israel. “It’s…

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World Vision Retracts Support for Anti-Zionist Propaganda

By ISRAEL TODAY— The Christian humanitarian aid and development organization World Vision has followed the lead of the Lausanne Movement in distancing itself from an article penned by its own vice president who strongly criticized Christian Zionists. In the January 2015 issue of Lausanne Global Analysis, World Vision VP Steve Haas wrote that “for over…

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Remarks Before the Conference of Presidents

TRANSCRIPT from Netanyahu’s speech My Friends, Tonight I want to address some important questions that have undoubtedly been on your minds. First, why am I going to Washington? I’m going to Washington because as Prime Minister of Israel, it’s my obligation to do everything in my power to prevent the conclusion of a bad deal…

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Video: Rabbi Hier on Fears of Growing Anti-Semitism in Europe

“We have never seen, since the end of the Second World War, a spate of anti-Semitism like this. Even Hitler would be surprised. He wrote in his final will and testament that it would take a few centuries before ‘people aspire to my philosophy’. He would be shocked that all over Europe today, anti-Semitism is…

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Wiesel asks Obama to please join him in hearing Netanyahu out

By MEDIAITE— Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, is publicly supporting Benjamin Netanyahu‘s address to Congress and has a full-page newspaper ad out asking Congress––as well as the White House––to do the same. Wiesel writes about the “catastrophic danger of a nuclear Iran” and how he fully intends to be present when…

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Mainstreaming Jew hatred in America

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— US President Barack Obama is mainstreaming anti-Semitism in America. This week, apropos of seemingly nothing, in an interview with Mathew Yglesias from the Vox.com website, Obama was asked about terrorism. In his answer the president said the terrorism threat is overrated. And that was far from the most disturbing statement he…

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A closer look at the Jews of France

By INTL. CHRISTIAN EMBASSY— With an estimated 550,000 members, France currently has Europe’s largest Jewish community and ranks third in the world behind Israel and the United States. The perception that most are native, well-off French Jews of Ashkenazi descent is wrong, as much of that community was either wiped out, or fled during the…

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EU states said to be planning fresh sanctions on Israel

By JUDAH ARI GROSS, TIMES OF ISRAEL— European Union member states are planning new sanctions against Israel that will be implemented if peace negotiations with Palestinians do not resume following the March elections, it was reported Tuesday. The proposed plan would include “sanctions against companies that conduct business over the Green Line, support in the…

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