On modern anti-Semitism, Christian silence is complicity

By Carla Brewington, Christian Post— In the 1930s in Germany, many caved to the dangerous political agenda of the time. They wanted power, peace, and prosperity, to reclaim their country from the ravages of World War I. Christians were no different. But in doing so, they embraced the words of Martin Luther. In 1539, in…

Prelude to a pogrom

By David Nabhan, The Jewish Chronicle— Very recently filmmaker Ami Horowitz documented how Portland State University students reacted when being asked to pledge money to purchase explosives to bomb Israeli schools, hospitals and synagogues. Far from recoiling in shock and horror or immediately placing calls to Homeland Security, the students reacted in a different way:…

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…