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

As Twitter Checks Trump, Khamenei Account Left Alone, Despite Plea From Israel

Twitter sparked a row with US President Donald Trump this week by flagging two of his tweets for misinformation, but the social media firm appears to have left alone Iran’s supreme leader, despite an appeal from Israel to suspend his account over its “anti-Semitic and genocidal” messages.

Strategic Affairs Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen sent a…

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Qatar’s Al Jazeera Network Broadcasts Islamist Cleric’s Appeal to ‘Kill Jews’

The Qatar-owned satellite network Al Jazeera broadcast a crudely antisemitic interview with a leading Muslim cleric who called for the violent conquest of the State of Israel.

“Victory will not come on a golden platter. Victory is achieved through the blood of martyrs and over the skulls of the enemies. Victory is achieved by sacrificing money,…

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Universities Urged to Protect Jewish Students ‘Under Attack’ by Anti-Israel Activists on Campuses

As universities across the US prepare to welcome back students for the fall semester, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Wednesday called on campus administrators to proactively counter anti-Israel activists.

The Jewish civil rights group’s latest report on campus antisemitism — “Antisemitism and the Radical Anti-Israel Movement on U.S. Campuses…

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Palestinian National Soccer Team Star Booted for Signing with Israeli Squad

A soccer player who represented the Palestine national soccer team in dozens of its international games has been kicked out of the squad after signing with an Israeli team on Sunday for next season.

Abdallah Jabar, 27, will no longer be able to play for the West Bank-based national squad after closing a deal to join Israel’s local team Hapoel…

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Top Ukrainian Police Official Who Demanded ‘List of Jews’ Fired From His Post

The senior Ukrainian police official who demanded that a regional Jewish community supply him with a list of the names and contact details of its members has been fired from his post.

Mykhailo Bank — the head of the strategic investigation department of the National Police in Ukraine’s Ivano-Frankivsk region — was dismissed by the country’s…

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US Secretary of State Slams ‘Disgusting, Hateful Antisemitism’ of Iran Regime Leader

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday blasted Iran’s titular “supreme leader” for a flurry of “disgusting and hateful antisemitic remarks” posted to his Twitter feed.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued a series of tweets on Monday and Tuesday that viciously attacked the State of Israel as the “occupying Zionist regime” and described the…

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US Names Deputy Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism

David Peyman has been tapped as the U.S. State Department’s deputy special envoy to combat anti-Semitism for BDS, Eurasia and special projects.

“We are pleased to announce that David Peyman joined the Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism (SEAS) as the Assistant Special Envoy for Eurasian Affairs and Strategic Projects,”…

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Colluding with Terror-Affiliated NGOs, ICC Becomes ‘Tool of War’ Against Israel

International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is in the hot seat. In response to reports that her office is collaborating with anti-Israel NGOs affiliated with terror groups such as the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, she tweeted, “Misinformation and smear campaigns do not change facts about the conduct of my Office’s…

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Legal Experts Argue Impartiality, Point to ICC Bias in Alleged Israeli ‘War Crimes’ Case

The Jewish state has long been no stranger to criticism and double standards in international bodies. For decades, the United Nations and its associated bodies have singled out Israel for criticism, while ignoring human-rights abuses elsewhere.

A recent decision by the International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor has led to concerns that Israel…

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Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents in US Hit Record High in 2019

American Jews were targets of more anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 than any other year over the past four decades, a surge marked by deadly attacks on a California synagogue, a Jewish grocery store in New Jersey and a rabbi’s New York home, the Anti-Defamation League reported Tuesday.
The Jewish civil rights group counted 2,107 anti-Semitic…

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‘The Mayor Says You Jews Are Getting Us All Sick’: NYC Couple Cite de Blasio During Violent Assault on Brooklyn Hasidim

A married couple who were arrested in Brooklyn after they attacked a group of Hasidic Jews in a bid to rip off their coronavirus protection masks reportedly cited New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as justification during the assault.

The attack occurred on Sunday night in the Williamsburg section of the borough. Paulo Pinho, 35, and wife, Clelia…

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Ukrainian Police Official Requests List of Jews in Western City of Kolomyya

A Ukrainian Jewish group accused the nation’s police force of “open anti-Semitism” after a high-ranking police official requested a list of all Jews in the western city of Kolomyya as part of an inquiry into organized crime.

The official request to the head of Kolomyya’s Jewish community is dated February 18, 2020, according to a photograph of…

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Israeli Ambassador Slams ‘New York Times’ for ‘Libel’ Against the Jewish State

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer leveled scathing criticism at The New York Times on Friday over an article pointing out that the Israel Defense Forces’ research and development efforts, which have proven crucial in Israel’s battle against the coronavirus, are predominately dedicated to devising ways to counter the Jewish state’s…

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Upcoming Report to Show 13% Rise in Antisemitic Crimes in Germany Over Past Year

Germany saw a 13% rise in antisemitic crimes over the past year, soon-to-be-published police data reveals.

German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported on Sunday that the country’s Federal Criminal Police Office is set to release data next week that shows 2,000 antisemitic crimes were committed over the past year, along with a sharp rise in other…

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Sign With Auschwitz Slogan Displayed at Chicago Protest Against Stay-at-Home Orders

A sign playing off the Auschwitz slogan “work sets you free” was featured at a protest in Chicago where hundreds of demonstrators railed against state and local restrictions imposed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The signs called for Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to end his coronavirus stay-at-home order, which runs until May 30.

A…

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Top US Antisemitism Official Urges ‘Aggressive’ Response to Rise of Online Hate Speech During Coronavirus Crisis

A top US State Department official said on Monday he was “deeply concerned” by a sharp rise in online antisemitism during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“What we’ve seen in the past two months is really a wave — a tsunami, I might say — of antisemitism on the internet focused on the coronavirus,” US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat…

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Ohio Leaders, Groups React to Protester’s Anti-Semitic Sign

Ohio leaders and Jewish groups are speaking out against anti-Semitism after photographs from an April 18 stay-at-home order protest outside the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus showed a man holding an anti-Semitic sign.

State Rep. Casey Weinstein, D-Hudson, posted one of the images and spoke out against it on Twitter, while another photo showed a…

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Spate of Anti-Semitic Incidents in Europe Draws Stark Warning from World Zionist Organization

Following a series of anti-Semitic incidents across Europe in recent days, World Zionist Organization (WZO) Vice Chairman Yaakov Hagoel on Monday called for urgent action.

“Anti-Semitic events have become commonplace for the Jews around the world. Unfortunately, for worldwide governments, the window of time to build a plan to eradicate…