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Top German Jewish leader blasts Gov’t’s Weak Stand on Neo-Nazis

Posted on: March 21st, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Germany’s top Jewish leader has slammed the government’s decision not to join efforts to ban the country’s most powerful neo-Nazi party. “The decision of the Federal Government is disappointing and politically completely wrong,” Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said in a statement Wednesday. “They chose hesitation and procrastination over […]

 

Kippa Man Settles Lawsuits over Spider-Man and Batman

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

A Jerusalem shop settled out of court with two comic book companies that charged it sells unlicensed kippas bearing the images of Superman and Spider-Man. Avi Binyamin, owner of the Kippa Man store on Ben Yehuda Street in central Jerusalem, will pay Marvel Comics and Warner Brothers $17,000 each for the unauthorized use of their […]

 

French Philosopher Barred from Libya Visit Because He is Jewish

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

The French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, who supported France’s military intervention in Libya, was barred from visiting there because he is Jewish. Levy, a celebrity in France, was supposed to join former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on a visit that began on Tuesday in Tripoli, according to a report on the news website Rue89. The website […]

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New York Rabbi’s Daughter to Sing Star Spangled Banner for Obama

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Adina Feldman, daughter of a New York rabbi, sings every Sept. 11 in Tel Aviv in memory of 9/11. On Thursday, she will sing the Star Spangled Banner in Jerusalem for President Barack Obama.

 

Scottish Council Vows to Boycott Israel

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A county council in Scotland has expressed its support for boycotting Israel. Clackmananshire County Council, the smallest local authority in Scotland, passed a motion in which it resolved to “resist, insofar as legislative considerations permit, any action that gives political or economic support to the State of Israel.” The motion, passed last week without opposition […]

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Franklin Roosevelt signing Declaration of War against Germany in 1941
 

PA Daily’s ‘Welcome Obama’ Op-Ed: Hitler Greater than Roosevelt

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The Palestinian Authority reaches new depths of anti-American vulgarity on the eve of Obama’s visit with its official daily praising Hitler and condemning “lies” that Muslims were behind 9/11.

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Neturey Karta Ask Obama for Protection from the Zionists

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

Treating the president as if he was, at least, a Rosh Yeshiva, if not a Rebbe, the good people of Meah Shearim prepared special posters adorned with American flags.

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Religious Circumcision
 

European MDs Accuse US Pro-Circumcision Doctors of Bias

Posted on: March 19th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

European MDs keep up their fight against circumcision. Despite universal acknowledgement it helps prevents disease, they charge that US pediatricians in favor of circumcision are “culturally biased.”

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Human Rights Lawyer Challenging AAP Pro-Circumcision Stance

Posted on: March 19th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

"The AAP’s circumcision recommendations contradict its own bioethics policy statement, which requires pediatric care to be based only on the needs of the patient."

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Daniel Pearl
 

Pakistan Nabs Terrorist Involved in Daniel Pearl Murder

Posted on: March 19th, 2013

News & ViewsIslamists

At least 11 terrorists previously were accused in the murder of Daniel Pearl, but neither the mastermind nor killer has been caught. The arrest of a terrorist in Pakistan may provide the key.

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New Passover Vacation Trend: Rent a Resort Home and Hire a Chef

Posted on: March 19th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Approximately 60,000 Americans and Canadians will spend more than $200 million this Passover, and many of those with enough money are hiring a chef to cook for them in rented private homes in resorts, Kosher Today reported. Scottsdale, Arizona’s Biltmore is sold out with nearly 1,000 guests coming next week, while many other Americans will […]

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IDF, Religious Students Oppose Supermodel in Pro-Israel Ads

Posted on: March 19th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

Israeli military officers and religious students are objecting to the selection of supermodel Bar Refaeli as part of an ad campaign to raise Israel’s public image. Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces, wrote the Foreign Ministry a critical letter of its choice of Refaeli, pointing out that she did not […]

Am Yisrael Chai written under Freedom to Speak, led to 3/13/13 assault on an Israeli woman in Oakland
 

Exclusive Interviews: Anti-Israel ‘Peacenik’ and Assaulted Israeli

Posted on: March 18th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The anti-Israel movement in a snapshot: A young woman who was writing a message of peace for Israel was physically and verbally assaulted, and thrown out of a public park, by people who claim to be, and are referred to by the mass media, as "peaceful," "non-violent," "free speech" activists.

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Knesset deliberations
 

Knesset Swears in New Govt with Hugs and a Walkout

Posted on: March 18th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

The 33rd Knesset is off to a flying start. MKs kissed and hugged each other, Haredim walked out, and Arabs called the coalition”racist.” Tomorrow, the Knesset return to more bickering.

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Greek Soccer Player Gets Life Ban for Nazi Salute

Posted on: March 18th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A Greek soccer player has been banned for life from playing for the national team after giving the Nazi salute during a game. Giorgos Katidis, 20, who plays for the AEK Athens team, gave the salute after scoring the winning goal in a match on March 15, the same day Greek Jews marked the 70th […]

Newark International Airport - Israeki passenger arrested for false bomb threat after luggage was loaded and he was bumped
 

Angry Israeli passenger Arrested for False Bomb Threat in Newark

Posted on: March 18th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Two men, one of them an Israeli who was bumped from his flight even though his luggage was on board, learned quickly at Newark airport that bomb hoaxes are no joke. Both were arrested.

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Haredim plan to paint Highway 1 black at the entrance to Jerusalem Sunday.
 

Dept. of Education Outreach Plan May Include Orthodox Groups

Posted on: March 18th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

The U.S. Department of Education outlined new efforts to bring non-profit schools into federally funded programs, an initiative that had been sought by Orthodox Jewish groups, among others. State and local educational agencies “must ensure the equitable participation of eligible private school students and, as applicable, their teachers and parents” in such programs, the department’s […]

 

Would-Be N.Y. Synagogue Bomber Sentenced to 10 Years

Posted on: March 17th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

An Algerian immigrant who admitted to planning to blow up synagogues in New York City was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Ahmed Ferhani, 28, was the first person convicted under a state terror statute that went into effect following the 9/11 attacks. He was sentenced last Friday. Ferhani could have been sentenced to up […]

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AEK Athens' player Giorgos Katidis giving the Nazi style salute, as teammate Roger Guerreiro looks on, Saturday, March 16, 2013.
 

Greek Soccer Player Attacked for Nazi Salute (video)

Posted on: March 17th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The 20-year-old Katidis is pleading ignorance.

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Benjamin Netanyahu
 

Israel Has New Government

Posted on: March 15th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

Bibi apologized for Sara's slight and the deal is on.

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