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.

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Bipartisan resolution condemning anti-Semitism unanimously passes Senate

(June 13, 2019 / JNS) The U.S. Senate unanimously passed on Thursday a bipartisan resolution, introduced by Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.), condemning anti-Semitism.

“‘In the United States, Jews have suffered from systematic discrimination in the form of exclusion from home ownership in certain neighborhoods, prohibition from…

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Army ROTC cadet kicked out over neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic online posts

(JTA) — A cadet in the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps was kicked out of her unit at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte after posting neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic content online.

Martha Gerdes also tweeted tacit support for the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue building in Pittsburgh that which left 11 Jewish worshippers dead.

“I…

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DC suburb cancels screening of anti-Israel film

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Washington, D.C., suburb has canceled for now the screening of an anti-Israel film narrated by Roger Waters as part of a free documentary series.

Thursday’s proposed screening of ‘The Occupation of the American Mind’ in the Takoma Park Community Center in Maryland as part of the “We Are Takoma” series has “spurred expressions…

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‘New York Times’ to scrap daily political cartoons over anti-Semitism controversy

(June 11, 2019 / JNS) The international edition of The New York Times will no longer feature daily political cartoons, according to the paper’s editorial page editor James Bennet.

While Bennet says the policy change has been in the works for a year, one of the paper’s leading cartoonists, Patrick Chappatte, said the decision was directly related…

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Maryland suburb of DC to screen anti-Israel film

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Maryland suburb of Washington D.C. is screening an anti-Israel film narrated by Roger Waters as part of a free documentary series.

“Occupation of the American Mind” is being shown by the municipality of Takoma Park on June 13 as part of the town’s “We Are Takoma” free cultural event series, taking place in its community…

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Anti-Semitic incidents in New York almost double in 2018

Hate crimes in New York City have increased by 64% in 2019 largely because of a spike in the number of anti-Semitic incidents, city officials reported Tuesday.

The New York Police Department handled 184 hate crimes from January 1 through June 2 – up from 112 in 2018 – despite the overall drop in crime in the city during that period, NBC News…

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Organization of American States to adopt universal definition of anti-Semitism

(June 4, 2019 / JNS) The secretary general of the Organization of American States, the continental body of Latin American and Northern American states, expressed his commitment on Tuesday for the OAS to adopt the widely accepted definition of anti-Semitism by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.

“Effectively fighting anti-Semitism…

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California man who made ‘kill lists’ of Jews pleads guilty to plotting anti-Semitic attacks

(JTA) — A California man who wrote “kill lists” of prominent Jews pleaded guilty to threatening three houses of worship in Orange County.

Nicholas Wesley Rose, 28, of Irvine, was sentenced Friday for carrying a loaded firearm not registered to him and three civil rights counts in relation to making the threats. Other felony charges were dropped.

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New York police say hate crimes nearly doubled in 2019. Nearly two-thirds are anti-Semitic.

(JTA) – The number of hate crimes reported to the New York Police Department this year is nearly double the number reported in 2018 during the same period – and most incidents are anti-Semitic.

The NYPD has received 176 hate crime complaints from Jan. 1 to May 19, constituting an 83 percent rise over the corresponding period last year, The Wall…

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Note reading ‘Hitler is coming’ posted on Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

(JTA) — A note reading “Hitler is coming” was found on a billboard  designed for comments by visitors to the Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum.

Police are investigating the note, left Thursday, as a hate crime, a spokesperson told the New York Post.

Visitors alerted police to the anti-Semitic note at the Crown Heights museum. The city’s…

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How deep is Al Jazeera’s anti-Semitism?

Amid the fallout over a video that denied the Holocaust, the anti-Semitism watchdog group Canary Mission has revealed that several members of Al Jazeera’s staff have held longstanding “disdain for Jews and Israel” that predate the video release.

The seven-minute video, which was published last week on the network’s online channel, AJ+, stated…

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Man sentenced to three years in prison for vandalism at Indiana synagogue

(May 22, 2019 / JNS) A 21-year-old man was sentenced on Monday to three years in prison for vandalizing a synagogue last year in Carmel, Ind.

Nolan Brewer pleaded guilty to the federal hate crime for spray-painting a large Nazi flag and Nazi iron crosses outside Congregation Shaarey Tefilla in July 2018. The vandalism, which Brewer’s wife helped…

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In Belarus, anti-Semitism erupts when Jews open eatery near Stalin-era gravesite

MINSK, Belarus (JTA) — The new roadside restaurant near gas station No. 65 here looks more like an army base than a fancy eatery.

Surrounded by a tall fence with surveillance cameras, its only gate has two uniformed guards. They interview and then keep a watchful eye on drivers who enter the large parking lot of “Let’s Go Eat,” the cheerfully…

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Recordings show anti-Israel bias towards international students at the Hebrew University

(May 20, 2019 / JNS) Newly released recordings from Hebrew University’s international graduate program in human rights reveal how international students at the university are subjected to extreme anti-Israel content.

In recordings obtained from a course given by senior professor Daphna Golan, co-founder of the far-left NGO B’Tselem, an array of…

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Jewish student union sign vandalized with swastika at Boston-area high school

(JTA)– The Jewish Student Union sign at a Boston-area high school was vandalized with a swastika.

The swastika was discovered Friday at Brookline High School, a public high school in a near Boston suburb, the CBS affiliate in Boston reported.

“Anti-Semitic vandalism like this is a scary reminder that our work on fostering an inclusive, caring…

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Chicago synagogue target of arson attacks

(JTA) — An unknown arsonist attempted twice to set on fire a synagogue building in downtown Chicago, while vandals smashed the windows of cars parked outside of a synagogue on the far north side of the city.

Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told reporters on Sunday that Chicago Police Deputy Superintendent Anthony Ricci ordered that…

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Germany passes resolution condemning anti-Israel boycott movement as ‘anti-Semitic’

Germany’s parliament passed a resolution Friday condemning the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement as “anti-Semitic” and urging the government not to fund or support groups or activities that call into question Israel’s right to exist and defend itself.
The text states that “all-encompassing calls for boycotts in their…

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Philadelphia Muslims apologize for video of kids talking beheadings, Jerusalem

Declaring “the mistake is ours to own,” Muslim leaders in Philadelphia apologized Wednesday for an event last month at which children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site.

The Muslim American Society’s Philadelphia chapter and the Leaders Academy, a gathering place…