Anti-Semitism Has a Divine Message for Jews at the End of Days

By: By Rivkah Lambert Adler, Breaking Israel News— UNESCO denies the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. The Arab League, Germany and the US dispute Israel’s claim to the Golan Heights. Reports reveal trends in escalating anti-Semitism worldwide. Breaking Israel News spoke with Rabbi Pinchas Winston about the connection between rising anti-Semitism…

Jews welcome Dutch church declaration calling Martin Luther’s anti-Semitism ‘unacceptable’

By World Jewish Congress— In a text published at a seminar in Utrecht on Monday, the PKN declares that Luther’s anti-Jewish statements were “unacceptable” and part of the “dark pages” of Lutheran church history. Rabbi Raphael Evers of the Dutch Jewish umbrella organization NIK welcomed the declaration, saying: “I sometimes get the question whether the…

Larry Summers: Colleges have become hypersensitive to racial prejudice. Why not anti-Semitism?

By Lawrence H. Summers, Washington Post— It has seemed to me that a vast double standard regarding what constitutes prejudice exists on American college campuses. There is hypersensitivity to prejudice against most minority groups but what might be called hyper-insensitivity to anti-Semitism. At Bowdoin College, holding parties with sombreros and tequila is deemed to be…

Merkel: Anti-Semitism more widespread than we imagined

By Times of Israel Staff, Times of Israel— German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for “intensive action” against anti-Semitism on Saturday, urging vigilance particularly when dealing with young people from countries “where hatred of Israel and anti-Semitism is widespread.” “Anti-Semitism is more widespread than we imagined. And that is why we must act intensively against it,”…

Does Iran’s anti-Semitism run too deep for deterrence?

By George Will, Washington Post— Yale University historian Timothy Snyder is indebted to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who recently made Snyder’s new book even more newsworthy than his extraordinary scholarship deserves to be. And Netanyahu is indebted to Snyder, whose theory of Hitler’s anti-Semitism is germane to two questions: Is the Iranian regime’s anti-Semitism…