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  • Pro-Israel demonstrators counter Islamist march in Berlin

    August 30, 2011 | 10:51 am

    Berlin’s annual anti-Israel Islamist march, the Al Quds Day demonstration, drew pro-Israel counter-protesters to the streets of former West Berlin.

    Police spokesperson Michael Gassen told JTA that about 600 Islamist demonstrators and about 300 pro-Israel protesters were kept well...

  • Czech Republic, Italy, Netherlands on board with Durban III boycott

    July 25, 2011 | 9:57 am

    The Czech Republic became the first European Union country to say it would boycott the United Nations-sponsored Durban III conference.

    Shortly after the Czech Republic announced July 22 that it would not send a delegation to the Durban III conference set for Sept. 22 in New York,...

  • Americans for Peace Now supports settlement boycott

    July 20, 2011 | 9:14 am

    The board of directors of Americans for Peace Now voted unanimously to support a boycott of products manufactured in the settlements.

    The board met Tuesday in special session to discuss Israel’s new anti-boycott law. The board endorsed the Israeli Peace Now’s campaign to challenge...

  • From left to right, American Jews are criticizing Israeli anti-boycott law

    July 12, 2011 | 4:23 pm

    Backers of a new Israeli law penalizing anyone who targets Israel or West Bank settlements for boycotts tout it as a tool to fight back against anti-Israel campaigns, but American Jewish organizations seem remarkably united in deeming the measure an affront to freedom of expression....

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  • N.Y. gay center rapped for renting space to anti-Israel group

    May 27, 2011 | 10:27 am

    A gay community center in New York is facing controversy again for renting meeting space to an anti-Israel group.

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center announced Wednesday that it would allow Queers Against Israeli Apartheid to rent meeting space in its...

  • Chabad rabbis denounce one of their own for lighting torch at Israel Independence Day ceremony

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    May 10, 2011 | 1:30 pm

    A group of Chabad rabbis in Israel this week signed a letter denouncing one of their own for lighting a torch in the State of Israel’s official Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration.

    While Chabad has a strong presence in Israel, the movement has complicated relationship with modern political...

  • CUNY nixes Kushner honorary degree over anti-Israel statements

    May 4, 2011 | 10:30 am

    The City University of New York has voted not to honor playwright Tony Kushner with an honorary degree at its commencement after a board member objected, citing the Pulitzer Prize winner’s anti-Israel statements.

    The New York Jewish Week reported that the request by CUNY’s John Jay...

  • Facebook sued for $1 billion over Third Intifada page

    April 3, 2011 | 11:31 am

    Facebook and its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg are being sued for more than $1 billion for not immediately taking down a page calling for a Third Intifada against Israel.

    The lawsuit was filed March 31 in U.S. District Court in Washington on behalf of Larry Klayman, an attorney and...

  • Julian Schnabel on Jewish Condemnation of “Miral:” “It Comes Out of Fear” [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 16, 2011 | 12:59 pm

    Artist-filmmaker Julian Schnabel understands why some Jews have condemned his movie, “Miral,” which opens March 25, as an anti-Israel screed: “It comes out of fear,” he told me by phone from New York this morning.  “The fear that the Holocaust occurred, that ‘We have been...

  • Toronto mayor threatens to withhold gay pride parade funding

    March 8, 2011 | 1:17 pm

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he will withhold more than $100,000 in city funding to the annual gay pride parade if an anti-Israel group again is allowed to participate.

    Ford, who was elected on a right-wing, waste-slashing agenda last November, told the Canadian Jewish News last week...

  • Release of anti-Israel film delayed in Germany

    January 27, 2011 | 10:09 am

    An anti-Israel Turkish movie filmed in part aboard the intercepted flotilla ship the Marmara will not open in Germany as scheduled.

    Germany’s movie-ratings agency announced Tuesday that it would not allow “Valley of the Wolves-Palestine” to open Thursday, saying it had not had time...

  • Anti-Israel backlash from WikiLeaks release

    December 29, 2010 | 11:22 am

    WikiLeaks’ release of thousands of classified diplomatic cables has caused a backlash of anti-Israel conspiracy theories, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

    Anti-Israel conspiracy theorists are claiming that Israel and the Israel lobby played a secret role in the documents’...

  • Seattle buses to carry ‘Israeli war crimes’ ads

    December 20, 2010 | 1:05 pm

    Buses in downtown Seattle will carry advertisements about “Israeli war crimes” to mark the second year since the Gaza war.

    The Seattle Midwest Awareness Campaign has paid $1,794 to place the advertisements on 12 buses beginning Dec. 27, the day Israel entered Gaza to stop rocket...

  • B’nai B’rith: Condemn Syria for anti-Israel statement

    June 14, 2010 | 11:13 am

    A racist statement against Israel in the United Nations by a Syrian government official should be condemned, a Jewish group said.

    B’nai B’rith International condemned the statement made June 8 by Syrian First Secretary Rania Al Rifaiy, and called on the president of the United...

  • Canadian exam question creates anti-Israel feel, group alleges

    June 9, 2010 | 12:26 pm

    A question on a provincial exam for 12th-graders in Manitoba will promote anti-Israel sentiment, B’nai Brith Canada says. 

    The question—“Explain whether or not you think people in the entertainment industry have a responsibility for making the world a better place?”—was in...

  • Canadian exam question creates anti-Israel feel, group alleges

    June 9, 2010 | 11:00 am

    A question on a provincial exam for 12th-graders in Manitoba will promote anti-Israel sentiment, B’nai Brith Canada says. 

    The question—“Explain whether or not you think people in the entertainment industry have a responsibility for making the world a better place?”—was in...

  • Denounce Muslim group, UC Irvine chancellor urged

    May 12, 2009 | 10:51 pm

    Nearly 2,700 people have signed an online petition encouraging a California university chancellor to publicly condemn an annual Muslim student event.

    The document urges University of California, Irvine’s Michael Drake to denounce the Muslim Student Union’s “Israel: The Politics of...

  • Free speech on campus

    By Steve Greenberg

    September 11, 2008 | 1:16 am

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  • That campus anti-Semitism thing, you say it’s your birthday

    September 3, 2008 | 11:19 pm

    Quiet War at UCI

    It is unfortunate that The Jewish Journal would choose to run as its cover story two weeks ago an article by Brad Greenberg that preys on the deep and recurrent fears of some in our community of a rampant anti-Semitism on our college campuses ("Quiet War on Campus,"...
  • Report says UCI is a hostile place for Jewish students

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm


    A hidden camera captured an anti-Semitic speech by Amir Abdel Malik Ali at UCI Muslim Student Union: " Zionist Jews were behind 9/11"


    An anti-Israel speaker praises suicide bombers. Posters display Nazi symbols, anti-Israel slogans and the Israeli flag with blood dripping from the...

  • CAMERA, Sabeel and The Jewish Journal

    By Andrea Levin

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Rob Eshman's peculiar attack on CAMERA, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America ("Butt Out," Jan. 25, 2008), for alerting some of its Los Angeles area members and friends to the pernicious activity of an anti-Israel group called the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation...
  • J’accuse

    By David Suissa

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Philippe Karsenty is not sure exactly when he snapped. He does recall a certain morning in Paris when one of the employees in his software firm walked into his office, and, instead of talking business, brought up something rather unexpected: "What did you do yesterday in Gaza? When...
  • U.K. academic union drops proposal to boycott Israel

    By Vanessa Bulkacz

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The decision by Britain's largest academic union to drop its proposed boycott of Israel may not spell the end of the union's campaign to ostracize the Jewish state.

    Britain's University and College Union (UCU) announced last Friday that union leaders, after consulting with lawyers,...

  • Record anti-Semitism weighs heavily on British Jews

    By Vanessa Bulkacz

    September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    With anti-Semitism in Britain at record levels, life is changing in subtle and not-so-subtle ways for the country's Jews.

    Armed guards escort Orthodox Jews in Manchester walking to synagogue. Vendors sell Arabic-language editions of "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" outside...

  • Jew-Baiting

    By Rob Eshman

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Five years ago, before the start of the Iraq War, I wrote an editorial titled "The Jewish War." If the Iraq War is a disaster, I wrote, mainstream voices will start blaming the Jews.

    Far-right pundits like Pat Buchanan had long pointed at Israel and the Jews for America's problems...

  • You have the right to feel offended

    By Judea Pearl

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A conference organized by the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute in Jerusalem last month dealt with anti-Israel attacks in the United States that constitute, according to organizers, a "long-term threat" to Israel's standing.

    Brandeis University President Jehuda Reinharz told...

  • ‘Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid’ comes to UCLA

    By Merissa Nathan Gerson

    May 24, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    As part of UCLA's Palestine Solidarity Week, on Sunday, May 20, the Southern California Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid (CEIA) staged a forum titled, "Israel, Zionism and Apartheid: The Case for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions."

    Part of a movement developing nationally on...
  • Anti-Israel Ortega returns to power in Nicaragua

    By Brian Harris

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The return of Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega after his victory in Nicaragua's presidential election has the country's tiny Jewish community on edge.

    During Ortega's last stint in power, as head of the left-wing revolutionary government from 1979-90, the entire Jewish community...

  • Anti-Israel UTLA committee gets sent to the corner for a time out

    By Marc Ballon

    October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The United Teachers Los Angeles committee that came under intense criticism for planning to host a gathering calling for economic sanctions against Israel, including a boycott and divestment, has shut down its Web site and agreed to undertake a monthlong "self-evaluation." The move...
  • Fight Against Hate Hits High School

    By Marc Ballon

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    For Jewish students attending colleges like UC Irvine, Duke University or Columbia University, the shock of moving away from home is often only equaled by the shock on encountering virulent anti-Zionism on campus.

    From firebrand anti-Israel speakers to demonstrations calling for...

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