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.

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Partisan bias created a toxic media culture that tolerates anti-Semitism

From the point of view of future historians, anything said by the rap artist/fashion mogul formerly known as Kanye West shouldn’t merit any attention. West, who now calls himself “Ye,” is a product of 21st-century celebrity culture twice over: He was a figure in the world of popular music; and he was married to the reality star Kim Kardashian.

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Report: More than 350 anti-Semitic incidents occurred on US college campuses last school year

A total of 359 anti-Semitic incidents took place on U.S. college campuses during the 2021-22 academic year, according to a report released by the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday.

The ADL’s Campus Report documented instances of accusations or “genocide” and “ethnic genocide” levied against Israel as well as the “ostracizing of Jewish…

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How Joe Rogan, Tucker Carlson, Berkeley and Wellesley mainstream anti-Semitism

At what point does a rise in anti-Semitism stop being viewed merely as a series of isolated, troubling occurrences and start being treated like an emergency? When mass- media programs mainstream hatemongers who target and seek to delegitimize Jews? When elite academic institutions behave as though it’s acceptable conduct? When Jews are attacked in…

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Kanye West links Jews to ‘financial engineering’ in further antisemitic comments

Hip hop star Kanye West made antisemitic comments in portions of a Fox News interview that were edited out of the program before it was broadcast earlier this week.

The statements espousing antisemitic conspiracy theories and stereotypes came amid an uproar over a series of other anti-Jewish comments from West in recent days.

Fox News…

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Israel protests as far-right German politician seen dancing on Holocaust memorial

Israel’s ambassador in Berlin has slammed a member of the far-right Alternative for Germany party for appearing to dance on the country’s Holocaust memorial.

Ambassador Ron Prosor said tweeted Tuesday that far-right politician Holger Winterstein had brought “shame upon himself and his party.”

A picture posted on social media showed…

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Anti-Israel Protest Staged at University of Michigan During Jewish New Year Observance

Students at the University of Michigan last Thursday erected an “apartheid wall” on campus and led an anti-Israel protest in front of it.

Organized by Students for Allied Freedom and Equality (SAFE), the demonstration coincided with observance of the Jewish New Year.

“It is an apartheid wall and actively contributes to the systems of…

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Berkeley Develops Jewish-Free Zones

If it wasn’t so frightening, one might be able to recognize the irony in the sight of campus progressives trying so hard to signal progressive virtue that they fall victim to a deeper moral shame.

Nine different law student groups at the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Law, my own alma mater, have begun this new academic year…

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Biden Admin Pressed To Police Companies That Participate in Israel Boycotts

The Biden administration is under pressure from Congress to more actively police companies that participate in boycotts of Israel, according to a letter sent Wednesday to the Commerce Department and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) say the administration “is not taking…

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Qatari delegate to UN in Geneva deletes Twitter account after watchdog exposes antisemitic, homophobic tweets

The Qatari envoy to United Nations agencies based in Geneva deleted her Twitter account after a watchdog exposed antisemitic and homophobic tweets.

Hillel Neuer, the director of United Nations Watch, which tracks anti-Israel and anti-Jewish bias among other bigotries at the United Nations, reported Tuesday that Hend al-Muftah had deleted her…

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Antisemitic attacks on Rosh Hashanah target US Jewish college students

Jews were targeted with antisemitic attacks on multiple college campuses on Sunday and Monday as Jews around the world celebrated Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish new year.

In University of Michigan, antisemitic flyers were spread around the campus by white supremacist group the Goyim Defense League. One flyer was entitled “Every Single Aspect of the…

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Morningstar’s Crisis Communications Playbook

Since 2020, Chicago-based financial services firm Morningstar has been under fire for acquiring an ESG (environmental, social, and governance) ratings business that has been quietly seeking to advance the goals of the BDS movement through investment advice. Since the activist-investor group JLens brought this issue to Morningstar and the larger…

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Anti-Hasidic Hate Crime Suspect Sought For Queens Plaza Attack: NYPD

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY — A man, 37, was the victim of a hate crime on a southbound E-train at Queens Plaza last Tuesday, said the NYPD.

While onboard the E-train, an individual, unprovoked, punched the 37-year-old and made anti-Hasidic remarks, authorities reported.

The victim had a cut on his lip and was taken to Cornell Hospital in stable…

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Disband this biased UN commission on Israel

The United Nations, despite having voted for the re-establishment of the Jewish state in 1948, remains a cesspool for anti-Israel and anti-Semitic bias. The most striking recent example came in an interview in which Miloon Kothari, a member of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)’s Commission of Inquiry (COI) for Israel and the Palestinian…

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California, Berkeley university law school student orgs pledge to boycott Zionist, pro-Israel speakers

Student organizations at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law are facing backlash from their own dean after adopting a statement that pledges to not invite any Zionist or pro-Israel speaker to give lectures.
Law Students for Justice in Palestine at Berkeley Law made an Aug. 21 post on Instagram stating that nine other student…

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State treasurers take on anti-Israel financial ratings firm catering to activists

Finally, powerful state officials are flexing their muscles to combat rising anti-Semitism.

A group of 18 treasurers, including from large states like Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, is pushing back against financial-services firm Morningstar for using its power to advance the anti-Israel cause. The financial officers join attorneys general…

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Morningstar ESG rating system violates Arizona anti-BDS law, treasurer says

Arizona’s state treasurer notified Morningstar last week that the investment firm’s Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) rating system violates the state’s anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions law.

The move, first revealed in a release obtained by Jewish Insider on Monday, would place Morningstar on Arizona’s list of prohibited…

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German bureaucrat under fire for trashing British WWII hero who inspired Israeli army

JERUSALEM – The 10 million-member Christians United for Israel (CUFI) and the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. joined the Israel Defense Forces in issuing an unprecedented stinging rebuke of a German official for comments about late British Major-General Orde Wingate, a WWII hero and Israeli icon.
Michael Blume, the bureaucrat tasked with…

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Eighteen U.S. states join Missouri probe into Morningstar ESG

Attorneys general in 18 U.S. states have joined Missouri’s probe into whether Morningstar Inc violated consumer-protection law with its evaluations of companies’ performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, staff for Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said on Wednesday.
Schmitt began the probe last month, and spokesman…