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  • ‘And they weren’t even Jewish’: Thoughts on the Kansas JCC shooting

    April 23, 2014 | 1:15 pm

    Federal law enforcement got it right when they announced they would prosecute Frazier Glenn Miller under the federal Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (HCPA). Miller, the suspect who was arrested in connection with the April 13 shootings at a Jewish...

  • The quenelle: Et tu, Asterix?

    December 30, 2013 | 11:13 am

    Louis Farrakhan, watch out. Your slot on the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s list of top 10 anti-Semites may soon go to an ancient fat man from Gaul and his short, blond friend.

    The challengers are Obelix and Asterix, two characters from a popular French comic book series that offers a...

  • Braun said specimen collector was anti-Semite to drum up support in ’12

    August 19, 2013 | 9:50 am

    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun during his appeal of a drug suspension in 2012 told players on opposing teams that the collector of his urine sample was an anti-Semite.

    Braun, the son of an Israeli-born Jewish father, was suspended in July for the remainder of this season...

  • Helen Thomas interviewer: Media whitewashes late journalist’s anti-Semitism

    July 30, 2013 | 9:23 am

    On June 1, 2010, the day after the Gaza flotilla incident in which nine Turkish militants were killed after attacking Israeli soldiers aboard the Mavi Marmara, famed reporter Helen Thomas didn’t hide her opinions about Israel in a briefing with White House Press Secretary Robert...

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  • What if the Nazis had tweeted?

    May 23, 2013 | 1:13 pm

    What could Goebbels have done with 140 characters?

    The question, disturbing as it might sound, can no longer be approached only as theoretical.

    As the arch-propagandist of Nazism, Joseph Goebbels spread the demonic messages of his Fuehrer via the written word, mass...

  • Dershowitz says reported contender for papacy is an anti-Semite

    February 18, 2013 | 1:54 pm

    Alan Dershowitz wrote in a letter to the editor of the Miami Herald that one of the leading candidates to replace Pope Benedict XVI is an anti-Semite.

    Dershowitz, a Harvard law professor and Israel activist, was responding to a list published last week after the resignation of...

  • Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah was raised to be anti-Semite, brother writes

    November 12, 2012 | 9:49 am

    Mohammed Merah was raised to be an anti-Semite long before he killed four Jews in Toulouse, Merah's brother wrote.

    “My young brother was certainly a Salafist, but before he turned into one he grew up in this detestable atmosphere that accommodates anti-Semitism,” Abdelghani Merah...

  • French rabbi receives threat to ‘punish’ Jews for complaining

    August 22, 2012 | 3:16 pm

    The chief rabbi of Lyon,  Richard Wertenschlag, has received a letter threatening to “punish a Jew for every complaint the Jews make on TV.”

    The threat came in a two-page letter delivered to Wertenschlag on Aug. 10. It contained two photos of a concentration camp, according to Dr....

  • Leader of anti-Semitic party in Hungary plans Auschwitz trip after learning he’s Jewish

    August 14, 2012 | 1:29 pm

    Following recent revelations that he has Jewish ancestors, a far-right Hungarian politician reportedly will visit Auschwitz.

    Rabbi Shlomo Koves told JTA that he had met with Csanad Szegedi, in Budapest on Aug. 3, and that the Jobbik Party member had said he would take the trip.

    ...
  • ‘Father of peace studies’ makes public anti-Semitic remarks

    April 30, 2012 | 4:23 pm

    A Norwegian sociologist who pioneered the discipline of peace studies and conflict resolution made anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements during a public lecture and in an article.

    Johan Galtung, called the “father of peace studies,” also made anti-Semitic and anti-Israel remarks...

  • Police look into anti-Semitic bullying incident in Northern Ireland

    April 27, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Police in Northern Ireland are investigating claims of anti-Semitic bullying of a boy with Asperger syndrome.

    Matthew Lough, 14, told the BBC that he had been bullied at his County Antrim school since revealing during a class on the Holocaust that his great-grandmother was Jewish.

    ...
  • Former Phoenix principal sues over gas chamber exhibit

    April 26, 2012 | 10:45 am

    A black Jewish woman is suing the Phoenix school where she formerly served as principal for failing to respond to complaints about a fake gas chamber set up outside her office and then firing her.

    Millicent McNeil, who was fired from the Mission Charter School last May 13, filed a...

  • Opinion: Our golden calf

    By Dennis Prager

    March 7, 2012 | 6:05 pm

    How would most American Jews react to the following historical assessment by a noted Yiddish scholar, professor Gennady Estraikh of New York University?

    “It is hardly an overstatement to define Yiddish literature of the 1920s as the most pro-Soviet literature in the world.”

    I...

  • Farrakhan The Anti-Semite

    By Rob Eshman

    February 27, 2012 | 11:30 am

    He said it, we didn’t.

    At a speech Sunday, Feb. 26 to thousands of followers in Chicago, Farrakhan acknowledged that “they call me ‘Farrakhan the anti-semite,’  ‘Farrakhan the hater.’”

    Hey, you know what?  They’re right!

    In this latest speech, Farrakhan, 78, accused Jews of being...

  • Galliano sentenced to suspended fine

    September 8, 2011 | 10:00 am

    A Paris court sentenced fashion designer John Galliano to a suspended fine and no jail time for making anti-Semitic and racist remarks to patrons at a local cafe.

    Under Thursday’s sentence, Galliano must pay 6,000 Euro (about $8,500) if he offends again.

    He had faced up to six...

  • Letters to the Editor: Gibson Scale, Glenn Beck, Aaron Liberman and Latino-Jewish Coalition

    March 15, 2011 | 5:47 pm

    Great Americans vs.‘Slimebags’

    The best reasons that I read The Jewish Journal are because of great Americans like Dennis Prager and David Suissa. It is nauseating to see columns by leftist slimebags like Marty Kaplan and Rachel Roberts (the doctoral student — OMG) (“Muslim...

  • Portman’s bold attack on an anti-Semite and Huckabee’s untimely critique

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    March 7, 2011 | 12:06 pm

    Just as I was about to write a column praising Natalie Portman for attacking racist John Galliano, along comes Mike Huckabee to attack her as a unmarried-and-pregnant-negative-role-model. There’s a time for everything, Mike. And this was the wrong time. But before I respond to Mr....

  • Fashion and Hitler [VIDEO]

    By Susan Freudenheim

    March 1, 2011 | 8:55 am

    Video has recently surfaced of Christian Dior fashion designer John Galliano saying “I love Hitler,” and allegedly making anti-Semitic remarks at a Parisian cafe that prompted at couple to call the police.

    Huh?

    What prompts such behavior? So now, after having his picture flashed...

  • Charlie Sheen is crazy; is he an anti-Semite too?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 28, 2011 | 11:20 pm

    Charlie Sheen definitely does not have his life in order. And on the morning shows today he said some weird, wild stuff. Looks like he followed that up by ripping his both to the trades, which resulted in the remainder of the “Two and a Half Men” season being cancelled. A real loss...

  • ‘Zorba’ composer declares himself an anti-Semite

    February 9, 2011 | 10:16 am

    Mikis Theodorakis, the Greek composer who wrote the music for the film “Zorba the Greek,” said in a television interview that he is an “anti-Semite and anti-Zionist.”

    Theodorakis, 86, a hero in Greece, also said in the interview on Greece’s High channel that “everything that happens...

  • Kissinger: Gassing Jews would not be a U.S. problem

    December 12, 2010 | 10:55 pm

    Henry Kissinger is heard saying on newly released Nixon tapes that the genocide of Soviet Jews would not be an American concern.

    The tapes chronicle President Richard Nixon’s obsession with disparaging Jews and other minorities.

    Kissinger’s remarks come after a meeting he and Nixon...

  • ‘Kill Jews’ notes author charged with hate crime

    November 4, 2010 | 12:19 pm

    A former Brooklyn car service driver accused of leaving notes reading ‘Kill Jews’ around New York’s Long Island was arraigned on a hate crimes charge.

    Demetrios Apolonide, the driver for XYZ Car Service who was arraigned Wednesday for aggravated harassment, allegedly dropped the...

  • New Mumbai Chabad house to memorialize Holtzbergs

    October 20, 2010 | 10:28 am

    Tentative plans for a new Chabad House in Mumbai feature a memorial to the emissary couple slain in the 2008 attacks in the Indian city.

    The plans for the new Nariman House, on the site of the previous Chabad House, are pending consultations with security experts, according to an...

  • Bombing Suspect Ahmad Vahidi overwhelmingly chosen to be Iran’s defense minister [VIDEO]

    September 4, 2009 | 12:27 am

    From BBCNews.com.

    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad chose Ahmad Vahidi, wanted by Argentina over the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre, as his new defence minister.

    Mr Vahidi was strongly supported by Iran’s parliament, the Majlis, with 227 MPs backing him out of 286, Iranian Speaker Ali Larijani said.

    Read the full story at BBCNews.com.

     

  • Let Wagner Be Heard?

    August 26, 2009 | 7:04 pm

    Why is it I simply cannot condone the presentation and celebration of Richard Wagner’s “Ring Cycle” in Los Angeles, arriving with much fanfare this coming spring?

    Because Richard Wagner was an extraordinary musician, and an even more extraordinary anti-Semite. Open his own...

  • Microsoft Word: Anti-Semitic?

    By Joel Chasnoff

    May 19, 2009 | 2:04 pm

    In a Word document, type the sentence, “I am a jew” and watch what happens.

    Now type, “I am a christian.”

    Hmm…

  • Diplomats Make End Run With Early Ratification of Final Durban Document

    April 21, 2009 | 7:06 pm

    GENEVA (JTA)—Durban II reached its conclusion, it seemed, three days early.

    A day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s tirade against Israel triggered a walkout by the European delegation and generated headlines around the world, diplomats at the U.N. forum scrambled to...

  • Ahmadinejad: The next Hitler?

    By Joshua Yasmeh

    February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    From 1939 to 1945, during the Holocaust, 6 million Jews died atrocious deaths throughout Europe at the hands of Adolf Hitler.

    On Aug. 6, 2005, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad assumed office as president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, a rise that could provoke the beginning of the next...

  • If Borat has offended ... then he’s done his job

    By Steven Rosen

    November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Virtually everyone who has already seen the comedy "Borat" at film festivals and invitational screenings has found the film uproariously funny.

    But with its nationwide opening set for Friday, the question now is whether a mass, mainstream audience will also get the film's satiric...

  • Maher Hathout—partner for peace or anti-Semite in centrist clothing?

    By Marc Ballon

    September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    To progressive Jews, he is a partner for peace and a moderate Muslim in a world darkened by Islamic extremism. To conservative Jews, he is a strident anti-Israel critic, perhaps even a closet anti-Semite, masquerading as a centrist.
     
    Dr. Maher Hathout, like no other local Muslim...
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