Anti Semitism

For several years, anti-Semitism, worldwide, has been skyrocketing to levels not seen in decades. In the United States, the story is sadly much the same, except for one difference: CUFI. For the first time in history, an army of millions of committed Christian Zionists has banded together as Christians United for Israel to strongly oppose anti-Semitism and stand with the Jewish people.

Anti Semitism

Outcry as Malaysia’s anti-Semitic PM to speak at Columbia University

JTA — Malaysia’s Prime Minster Mahathir Mohamad has called Jews “hook-nosed,” said they “rule the world by proxy” and questioned the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust. He has even said he is “glad to be labeled anti-Semitic.”

Now he is set to address students at Columbia University, as part of of its annual world leaders forum.

The…

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UN releases ‘unprecedented’ report linking anti-Semitism to BDS movement

(September 23, 2019 / JNS) Israeli, Jewish and pro-Israel groups all applauded the publication of an ‘unprecedented’ United Nations report on anti-Semitism, that, among other issues, links anti-Semitism to criticism of Israel and the BDS movement.

“This report marks one of the first times the U.N. has addressed the issue of anti-Semitism in any…

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Khamenei’s Close Ally Says Israel Can Be ‘Wiped Out In Half A Day’

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s representative to Khorassan Province and the Friday Prayer Imam of Mashhad, firebrand cleric Ahmad Alamolhoda says “Iran is no longer limited to its borders.”

In a sermon Alamolhoda said, “Iraqi Hashd al-Sha’bi, Lebanese Hezbollah, Yemeni Ansarallah, Islamic Jihad and Hamas in Palestine and the…

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CALL TO DESTROY ISRAEL AT ISLAMIST CONFERENCE IN ANKARA

Ankara hosted a pro-Palestinian conference last week that featured radical Islamists who urged the obliteration of the Jewish state and advocated the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign targeting Israel.

“Israel must be dissolved and destroyed,” said one speaker, according to a report in the German daily Die Welt.

Speakers also urged…

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Anti-Semitic graffiti found on 9/11 at University of Tennessee-Knoxville

(September 13, 2019 / JNS) Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on “The Rock,” an iconic structure at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

The words “Jews did 9-11” and “Google: Dancing Israelis” were found etched on “The Rock” on Wednesday, the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.

“Google: Dancing Israelis” refers to the…

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HAND-DRAWN SWASTIKA FOUND IN DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY HEADQUARTERS

A hand-drawn swastika was found inside the Washington D.C. headquarters of the Department of Homeland Security.

The Nazi symbol was discovered on the building’s third floor on Friday. CNN first reported the incident.

Staff members were informed of the incident in an email from Brian Murphy, principal deputy undersecretary for the Office of…

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Anti-Semitism envoy reveals new US ‘inter-agency process’ to tackle growing Jew-hatred

(September 13, 2019 / JNS) Amid growing concerns over global anti-Semitism, a panel of experts convened at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on New York’s Upper East Side to discuss the “weaponization of anti-Semitism” and ways to combat it.

At the event, which was hosted by the Bnai Zion Foundation, panelists began by discussed the sources of…

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Florida man apprehended for threatening to shoot Jews

(September 12, 2019 / JNS) A Florida man who threatened to shoot up a local synagogue and has said publicly that he hates Jews was apprehended on Friday by the FBI.

Hanson Larkin, 25, was in an Orlando federal court the same day, charged with making threats through interstate communication to, according to police, a Jewish man that included: “If…

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New York police say there’s been a surge in anti-Semitic hate crimes

(CNN)More than half the hate crimes reported in New York City so far this year are anti-Semitic, New York Police Department officials said on Wednesday.

The incidents reported are mostly acts of vandalism, with graffiti or swastikas being scrawled on places that include synagogues, according to New York City Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea. The…

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Groups call on Cal State to act against professor spreading online anti-Semitism

Eighty Jewish and pro-Israel groups signed a letter sent on Tuesday to the chancellor and general counsel of California State University that demands answers about a professor’s continued use of the school’s name to spread anti-Semitism and false propaganda against the State of Israel.

The AMCHA-coordinated letter drew attention to a post on the…

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PALESTINIAN RELIGIOUS LEADER CALLS JEWS IN JERUSALEM ‘COLONIALIST CANCER’

Prominent Palestinian religious leader denounced “Jewish attacks” against Palestinian religious symbols in Jerusalem and referred to the Jewish presence in the land of Israel as a “colonialist cancer,” NGO Palestinian Media Watch said on Monday.

According to a report by the Palestinian Authority official daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, as quoted by…

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Jewish millennials address ways to counter anti-Semitism online

A panel organized by the Israeli-American Council of New York brought four millennial leaders together in Manhattan to grapple with anti-Semitism on the mode they use most often: social media.

The event, which took place on Aug. 7, included opening remarks from Chelsea Mandel, JNFuture New York board member, and Almog Elijis, spokesperson and…

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San Francisco-area synagogue fire destroys building

A San Francisco-area synagogue went up in flames, with the back half of the building incinerated, Chabad.org reported.

According to the Hasidic movement’s website, Rabbi Raleigh Resnick of Chabad of the Tri-Valley in Pleasanton, was awakened by a call from the police at 1 a.m. and rushed to the synagogue to save the Torah scrolls housed there.

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Police arrest two youths for painting swastikas in Old City of Jerusalem

Two minors were arrested on Monday for spray-painting swastikas and other graffiti on the walls of a street in Jerusalem’s Old City, the Israel Police said.

The 16-year-olds are under investigation for suspected property damage and committing a crime with a racial motive and will be brought for a hearing at the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court on…

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Rabbi assaulted in Berlin — second such attack in as many weeks

Berlin police said Thursday that they were investigating an attack on a rabbi, the second in as many weeks in the German capital.

Police said the victim, identifiable as Jewish by his attire, was pushed to the ground by two unidentified suspects while walking in the Charlottenburg neighborhood Tuesday afternoon. They said he was treated in a…

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Brooklyn Jewish school installs bullet-resistant classroom doors in wake of mass shootings

An Orthodox girls’ school in Brooklyn has installed bullet-resistant classroom doors to keep out shooters.

Bnos Menachem in the heavily Hasidic Crown Heights neighborhood is the first of more than 50 Jewish schools and synagogues in Brooklyn to have the 150-pound metal doors installed by an Israel-based manufacturer, the New York Post reported…

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Suspect arrested in Crown Heights anti-Semitic attack

A 39-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in connection with an anti-Semitic attack that took place on Friday evening in New York’s Crown Heights neighborhood, just before to the beginning of the Jewish sabbath.

The man, identified as Kenya Dean from Brooklyn, allegedly sprayed a Jewish man with mace after shouting “You Jews, Hitler should…

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Iranian pilgrims in Mecca chant ‘Israel is the enemy of Allah, should be erased’

Iranians practicing their hajj pilgrimage duty according to Islam were seen at a ceremony in Mecca shouting, “Israel is the enemy of Allah should be erased from the face of the Earth!” reported the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) on Saturday.

The footage of the incident aired on IRINN TV, an Iranian TV station, as part of a report…