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Why Jews Should Care about Dennis Rodman’s Trip to North Korea

I began to hear rumors that North Korea was using poison gas to kill selected political prisoners.

Did SFSU Student Post Selfie with Knife: ‘I Want to Stab an Israeli Soldier’

It appears the president of a university-funded student group at San Francisco State boasted how much he loved his knife and that it made him want to stab an Israeli soldier.

Norway Official Wants to ‘Educate’ Jews against Circumcision

There is nothing worse for Jews than a good looking and do-good non-Jewish woman doctor who sees the world through her stethoscope and thinks Jews are ignorant of health because they circumcise babies.

Lithuanian Jews to Get Compensation for Holocaust, Soviet Occupation

Government officials in Lithuania said they would offer symbolic reparations to nearly 1,800 Jewish Holocaust survivors. The officials told the Baltic News Agency on Wednesday...

Several Christians and a Rabbi Deplores Persecution of Christians

The American Freedom Alliance, a Los Angeles based think-tank and activist network, held a forum and rally last Sunday at the Luxe Bel Air...

Pope Pledges to Further Jewish-Catholic Dialogue

Pope Francis reaffirmed his commitment to fighting discrimination and furthering Jewish-Catholic dialogue. During an audience at the Vatican Thursday with a 60-member delegation from the...

Toronto Transit Rejects Anti-Israel Ads

With transportation systems serving as a new front in the anti-Israel propaganda wars, Toronto Transit rejected an ad because it is "inaccurate and misleading."

Report: Belgian Government Website Compared Israel to Nazi Germany

A Belgian Education Ministry website compared Israel and Nazi Germany, a Jewish newspaper reported. The comparisons were made on the KlasCement.be website, a major teaching...

Wiesenthal Rebukes Argentinean Jewish Fans for Antibolivian Slurs

The Simon Wiesenthal Center urged an Argentinean soccer association to sanction a team associated with the Jewish community for making racist chants. The center made...

Facebook Neglects ‘Community Standards’ for Anti-Semitic Page

Facebook “does not permit hate speech, but distinguishes between serious and humorous speech.” If so, Holocaust denial and praise for Hitler apparently can now be called harmless humor.

Italian Wine Label Features Hitler

“Enough is enough,” said Simon Wiesenthal Center Dean Rabbi Marvin Hier and Associate Dean Rabbi Abraham Cooper in a statement.

Nazi Fugitive Alois Brunner May Be Alive in Syria

Nazi hunters, including Israel, have been looking for Nazi war criminal Alois Brunner for years. The CIA may have employed him. At the age of 100, he still may alive and hiding in Syria.

Germany Arrests One of 10 Most Wanted Nazis

German police arrested on Monday one of the 10 most wanted Nazis, 93-year-old Hans Lipschis,  who is facing charges of complicity in murder as...

Jewish Leaders Praise New Pope

The new pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina attended Rosh HaShanah services five years ago and was outspoken in the attack against the Jewish Community Center by agents of Iran in 1994.

Pre-Israel Visit, Obama Says Middle East Peace Possibility ‘Bleak’

The U.S. president may be unwilling to repeat a major failure of his first term, when he practically demanded there be progress on the "peace process," but, when met with the reality of the situation, had to chalk up that goal as a failed one.

Rabbi Cooper Gives ‘Em Hell in Berlin

Augstein has written about Haredi Jews: "They are cut from the same cloth as their Islamic fundamentalist opponents. They follow the law of revenge.”

NYT: Fans Mirror Israel’s Racism—Ignores Europe’s Hate Stadiums

Like Europeans, Israelis are mad for their soccer.  For some, soccer is the true religion of the Middle East,  one shared by Muslims and...

The Ten Top Anti-Semites of 2012

The leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood top the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of top ten anti-Semites of the year.

Efraim Zuroff on Capturing Nazis and Bringing Them to Justice

Yishai is joined by Efraim Zuroff, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center office in Jerusalem. Together they discuss hunting Nazi war criminals including today's most wanted.

And The Gold Medal For Lying Goes To…

If there were an Olympics for lying, the winner of this year's gold medal for prevarication would be Egypt’s president, Mohammed Morsi. Of course heads of state lie, but rarely do they display it with such chutzpah. The recent sleight-of-hand involving a president-to-president exchange would shock even cynics.

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