Antisemitism

For several years, antisemitism, 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 antisemitism and stand with the Jewish people.

Antisemitism

Australian Jewish Group Charges Amazon With “Betrayal” as Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” Remains on Sale

Australia’s leading Jewish civil rights organization hammered online retail giant Amazon on Monday for allegedly reneging on a pledge to stop selling Mein Kampf — the viciously-antisemitic manifesto written by Nazi leader Adol Hitler while in prison.

According to reports last month, booksellers around the world were informed by Amazon that they…

Antisemitism In The News

Yale University Rabbi Abused and Beaten in Antisemitic Robbery Praises Swift Police Response

A rabbi who survived a violent antisemitic attack in New Haven last week praised the swift response of the police officers who arrived to assist him as he lay battered on the ground.

The frightening attack on Rabbi Yehoshua Rosenstein — the Jewish life adviser of the Chabad branch at Yale University — took place last Tuesday night.

Rosenstein…

Antisemitism In The News

In Unprecedented Move, US State Department Designates Russian Neo-Nazi Group as Terrorist Organization

The US State Department on Monday sanctioned a violent Russian neo-Nazi group as a terrorist organization — marking the first time that a white supremacist group has been designated in this manner.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and counterterrorism coordinator Nathan Sales announced the move against the Russian Imperial Movement (RIM) and its…

Antisemitism In The News

Vandal, Caught on Tape, Scrawls Swastikas and Graffiti on Maryland Synagogue

Police in Montgomery County, Md., are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance footage last Saturday spray-painting the side of a synagogue with swastikas and hateful epithets.

The man pulled into the parking lot of Tikvat Israel Congregation in Rockville, Md., around 1:30 am on March 28, got out of his car, and spray-painted swastikas…

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White supremacist disrupts webinar for Jewish teens featuring deputy anti-Semitism envoy

A webinar on the video conferencing platform Zoom about anti-Semitism last week, featuring U.S. Deputy Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Ellie Cohanim, was disrupted by a white supremacist and hacker—an example of what the Anti-Defamation League has called “Zoombombing.”

The Greater Boston chapter of NCSY, a Jewish youth…

Antisemitism

Jewish Groups Condemn Surge of Coronavirus-Related Antisemitic Social Media Posts in New York’s Rockland County

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Jewish Federation and Foundation of Rockland County expressed concern about a sharp increase in antisemitic social media posts regarding the coronavirus pandemic and Orthodox Jews.
Evan R. Bernstein – vice president of the ADL’s Northeast Division – stated, “All of us in Rockland County — residents,…

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Proposed New York Hate Crimes Law Named in Memory of Rabbi Murdered in Monsey Attack

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has renamed a proposed domestic terrorism law after the late rabbi who was stabbed during an attack on a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey.
Rabbi Josef Neumann, 72, had gone into a coma after suffering a head injury on Dec. 28 at the hands of a man who burst in on a Hanukkah celebration and began slashing attendees with…

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Danon: UN must condemn Abbas’s false charge that IDF is spreading COVID-19

The United Nations must condemn the incitement of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas against Israel, with his false charge that IDF soldiers are spreading coronavirus in the West Bank, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said on Monday.“At this time, despite Israel’s aid to the Palestinian Authority, we hear inciting comments…

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Monsey attack victim Josef Neumann succumbs to injuries

Josef Neumann, 72, who was critically injured in the Monsey machete attack during Hanukkah last December, has succumbed to his wounds.
Neumann was struck in the head several times with a machete by the attacker, with the weapon penetrating his skull. In February, he opened his eyes after being in a coma for 59 days.

“We were hoping when he…

Antisemitism

NYU Condemns Ex-Student’s ‘Shameful’ and ‘Callous’ Tweet Mocking First Israeli Coronavirus Death

New York University (NYU) took an unusual step this week, condemning a former student for a mocking tweet about the first Israeli coronavirus fatality.
Upon learning of the death of Aryeh Even, an 88-year-old Holocaust survivor who lived in Jerusalem, last Friday, Leen Dweik — ex-president of NYU’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter —…

Antisemitism

‘You’re Spreading the Virus’: Hasidic Man Alleges Antisemitic Discrimination at New York Car Dealership

A Hasidic Jewish man has accused a New York car dealership of antisemitic discrimination after he was denied a pre-scheduled servicing appointment on the alleged grounds that he was “spreading” the coronavirus.
The shocking incident occurred at Johnstons Toyota in New Hampton, New York. Video shot by the Hasidic man showed him asking an employee…

Antisemitism

Coronavirus is a Zionist plot, say Turkish politicians, media, public

The coronavirus is a Zionist plot spread by Jews to decrease the world population, some members of Turkey’s press and public have said, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute.MEMRI, which specializes in translating Middle Eastern media into English, has uncovered a number of incidences of Turks blaming the coronavirus epidemic on…

Antisemitism

White supremacists encouraging their members to spread coronavirus to cops, Jews, FBI says

Racist extremist groups, including neo-Nazis and other white supremacists, are encouraging members who contract novel coronavirusdisease to spread the contagion to cops and Jews, according to intelligence gathered by the FBI.

In an alert obtained by ABC News, the FBI’s New York office reports that “members of extremist groups are encouraging one…

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US attorney general says there will be ‘zero tolerance’ on anti-Semitism

US Attorney General William Barr ordered federal prosecutors across the US to step up their efforts to combat anti-Semitic hate crimes as he met with Jewish leaders in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday.

Barr said he has been “extremely distressed by the upsurge in violence” in Jewish communities, including in New York City, which saw a string of…

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Overwhelmingly Passes Holocaust Education Bill

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill providing funding and resources for schools to provide Holocaust education throughout the country.

According to a press release from Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), one of the leading co-sponsors of the Never Again Education Act, the bill allocates $10 million over a five-year period…

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France sees rash of anti-Christian acts while anti-Semitism rises, officials say

Although the world marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp on Monday, acts of anti-Semitism increased in France last year by 27 percent, according to the country’s interior minister.
A total of 687 anti-Semitic acts were counted in 2019, compared to 541 the previous year, according to a statement by Interior…

Antisemitism

CUFI Welcomes House Passage of Never Again Education Act

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January 27, 2020

WASHINGTON – On Monday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the passage of the Never Again Education Act (H.R. 943).

“Combatting the rise of anti-Semitism sweeping across the country is a top CUFI priority, and one of the fundamental…

Antisemitism

Prince Charles meets president, survivors on first-ever official visit to Israel

The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, met with President Reuven Rivlin as he kicked off his first-ever official visit to Israel on Thursday.

The Prince of Wales arrived in Israel on Wednesday evening to attend the World Holocaust Forum marking the 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. He is also scheduled to visit the Palestinian…