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    Shmuley Boteach, rabbi and author of Kosher Hate: How To Fight Jew-Hatred, Racism, and Bigotry, described the continuity of Jewish people as proof of the divine hand in an interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday with host Joel Pollak. Pollak remarked, “There’s something about the mystery of Jewish survival in this Hanukkah holiday. What can we learn...
    FIRST ON FOX – A coalition that represents some 2,000 Orthodox Jewish rabbis condemned the Duke University student government's decision to deny recognition to a pro-Israel student group, claiming that the move demonstrated a "despicable double standard" on "Jew-hatred." The pro-Israel group had responded to criticism by inviting a student to engage in dialogue, but...
    Jews around the world gathered Sunday night to mark the first of eight nights of Hanukkah - a joyous holiday symbolized by the lighting of menorahs, spinning of dreidels, fried latkes, and exchanging of gifts. The Jewish holiday is known as "the festival of lights" and usually kicks off in late November or mid-December. The...
    Multiple Beverly Hills residents woke up on the first day of Hanukkah to find anti-Semitic flyers on their front yard, police said.  Beverly Hills police received a call around 6 a.m. from a resident who said they had found a flyer containing "hate speech."  A man lights up the candles of a menorah for...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s government on Sunday approved the immigration of several thousand Jews from war-torn Ethiopia, some of whom have waited for decades to join their relatives in Israel. The decision took a step toward resolving an issue that has long complicated the government’s relations with the country’s Ethiopian community. Some 140,000 Ethiopian Jews...
    (CNN)Like millions of other Americans, I am bewildered and frustrated by the inequities and abuses of freedom that have defined our current moment. Our collective brokenness, exemplified by the acquittal (and by some, celebration) of Kyle Rittenhouse and the racism on display in the trial of the men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery, casts a...
    HANUKKAH 2021 is considered one of the most important dates on the Jewish calendar. Known as the Festival of Lights, it is celebrated by lighting a candle a day for eight days. Here's the story behind the event also known as Chanukah. 2 A Jewish family sits aroun the table to celebrate HanukkahCredit: Getty Images...
    Share this: ON THIS DAY IN 1914, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “NEW HAVEN, CONN., Nov. 21 (A.P.) — Harvard’s football juggernaut crushed the Yale eleven by a score of 36 to 0 in the Blue ‘bowl’ here this afternoon while 71,000 spectators watched the gridiron rout in stupefied amazement. The Crimson machine rushed up...
    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is going to prison for his role in conspiring with a hate group to threaten and intimidate properties owned by Black people and Jews throughout the country. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Richard Tobin, 20, to one year and one day in prison. Tobin had pleaded...
    A New Jersey member of a hardcore neo-Nazi group was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison on Tuesday for convincing two fellow white supremacists to vandalize property owned by Blacks and Jews. Richard Tobin, 20, of Brooklawn, dubbed the nationwide campaign “Operation Kristallnacht,” after a 1938 pogrom in which German Nazis...
    Screen grab / YouTube Conservative pundit and Daily Wire founder Ben Shapiro kicked off a speech at Florida State University Monday by doing the tomahawk chop as he took to the podium. The controversial hand gesture elicited loud applause from the audience and was mentioned in the question and answer session after his speech –...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — An 86-year-old woman who survived mass roundups and massacres of Jews as a child in Romania was crowned on Tuesday Israel’s “Miss Holocaust Survivor.” Ten women in their 80s and 90s took part in the special pageant, sponsored by a local foundation and meant to bring members of Israel’s rapidly dwindling population...
    A Texas teen accused of setting fire to an Austin, Texas, synagogue kept a series of handwritten journals suggesting a virulent hatred for Jewish people, and memorialized his alleged Halloween night crime in one entry by scrawling, “I set fire to a synagogue.” That’s according to a federal complaint unsealed Monday, charging Franklin Barrett Sechriest,...
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Interior Minister said Monday three people have been arrested in connection with an antisemitic demonstration last week where far-right participants shouted “death to the Jews.” The demonstration took place last Thursday, on Poland’s Independence Day, in the central Polish city of Kalisz. Participants at the gathering also burned a copy...
    In a Friday hearing on vaccine mandates in Topeka, former Kansas City, Kansas mayoral candidate Daran Duffy wore a yellow Star of David he said was meant to evoke the persecution of Jews during the Holocaust. It is just the latest such comparison to be made in the state capitol. At a hearing with the...
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Israeli and Polish government officials on Saturday condemned an antisemitic incident involving Polish nationalists chanting “Death to Jews” on Poland’s Independence Day this week. Participants at the gathering also burned a copy of a medieval document that offered Jews protection and rights in Polish lands. The public expression of hatred occurred...
    Scientologist Leigh Dundas, who organized Thursday's anti-vaccine protest which resulted in a car plowing into five people on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, called employers requiring workers to be vaccinated against the deadly coronavirus worse than the threat the Jews faced in Hitler's Germany right before the Holocaust. Well over 750,000 Americans have died of...
    A 32-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for murdering an 85-year-old Jewish Holocaust survivor in France . A French court found Yacine Mihoub guilty of stabbing Mireille Knoll to death in her home east of Paris that had been set on fire in 2018. A second man, Alex Carrimbacus, 25, was acquitted...
    Share this: ON THIS DAY IN 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, MONDAY, NOV. 11 (AP) — Hostilities along the American front ended with a crash of cannon. The early forenoon had been marked by a falling off in fire all along the line, but an increasing bombardment from...
    A Texas teen is facing felony arson charges for allegedly setting fire to an Austin synagogue on Halloween night. Franklin Barrett Sechriest, 18, was arrested Wednesday by criminal investigators with the Austin Fire Department. Sechriest was identified thanks to surveillance footage from the parking lot of Congregation Beth Israel before, during, and after the blaze,...
    Share this: ON THIS DAY IN 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, MONDAY, NOV. 11 (AP) — Hostilities along the American front ended with a crash of cannon. The early forenoon had been marked by a falling off in fire all along the line, but an increasing bombardment from...
    A significant number of Qanon followers, according to NBC News reporter Ben Collins, believe the end-point of their religion will be reached when Donald Trump takes back control of America, unleashes police to mass-arrest elected and other high-profile Democrats, and Qanon followers then engage in an orgy of violence and murder against Democratic Party-aligned neighbors,...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Members of South Florida’s Jewish community observed the 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht, considered to be the night the Holocaust began. Wednesday, the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center and the Consulate General of Israel in Miami remembered the perseverance of Holocaust survivors that experienced the horrors of Kristallnacht. READ MORE: 2021 Veterans Day...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — A survey released Wednesday found what organizers say is a lack of awareness in Britain about the Holocaust and a major episode in the country’s rescue of Jews ahead of World War II. The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, a New York-based group that negotiates restitution for Holocaust victims, said...
    BERLIN (AP) — German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Tuesday marked the 83rd anniversary of the anti-Jewish pogrom that was labeled “Kristallnacht” — the “Night of Broken Glass” — when Nazis, among them many ordinary Germans, terrorized Jews throughout Germany and Austria. In a speech in Berlin, Steinmeier talked about Nov. 9, 1938, when the...
    Vice President Kamala Harris condemned singling out Israel “because of anti-Jewish hatred” at an address at the Anti-Defamation League’s Never is Now summit on antisemitism. “I want to be very clear about this: When Jews are targeted because of their beliefs or their identity, when Israel is singled out because of anti-Jewish hatred, that is antisemitism and...
    The Israeli Mossad spy agency foiled an attack against Israeli tourists and businesspeople on behalf of Iran, resulting in the arrest of several people in African nations, an Israeli TV network reported Sunday. According to Israel’s Channel 12, five people with African passports were by recruited by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps elite Quds Force to target...
    (CNN)Lloyd Lederman grew up surrounded by the Jewish deli. His grandfather had a deli. His father had a deli. His aunts and uncles were in the business. And in 1993, Lederman opened his own spot, Jay & Lloyd's Kosher Deli in Brooklyn. For 28 years, Lederman co-owned the deli, where he would schmooze with customers,...
    Members of the Jewish community in Texas have been targeted with anti-Semitic letters sent in bags filled with stones that blamed them for the COVID pandemic.     Over the weekend several Jewish Hays County residents say they received hateful letters sealed in plastic bags and packed with rocks, just one of at least 17 anti-Semitic incidents reported in...
    Former President Donald Trump said in a recent interview Israel “literally owned Congress” until a few years ago. During the interview with The Post Millennial’s Ari Hoffman, the conversation turned towards the Abraham Accords and what the Trump administration did for Israel. Trump said he thinks “breaking up the Iran nuclear deal” was the biggest...
    The Archbishop of Canterbury today issued a grovelling apology after saying failure to get a climate change deal would mean a worse 'genocide' than committed by the Nazis. Justin Welby said he was sorry for 'offence caused to Jews' after making the extraordinary remarks at the COP26 summit.   Mr Welby has given a series of interviews to broadcasters,...
    (CNN)You have to hand it to Sen. Ted Cruz; his timing was impeccable. On the anniversary of the deadliest attack on Jews in US history, Cruz raised his voice in the Senate to defend an American's right to brandish the Nazi salute. Frida Ghitis"My God!" he exclaimed as he slammed his desk, railing at Attorney...
    A woman at a school board meeting in Chandler County, Arizona went on an unhinged rant against Covid-19 vaccines on Wednesday. She called the vaccines a “deadly poison” that is being pushed by Jewish-controlled pharmaceutical companies. She was having, as they sarcastically say online, a normal one. The woman identified herself as Melanie Rettler, a...
    This past week has seen: antisemitic incidents in Austin, Texas; Sunrise DC, a climate activism group, refusing to be on a coalition with Jewish organizations with any connection to Israel; and the third anniversary of the Tree of Life massacre. This comes after a year of bizarrely comparing vaccine mandates to the Holocaust and four...
    A 36-year-old man was brutally beaten in Berlin on Monday evening by a group of men who had demanded that he shout the phrase “Free Palestine”. The incident is said to have taken place around 10:35 p.m. in the area of Spandau in the German capital, and saw the three men approach the 36-year-old while demanding...
    Virginia's Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe appeared in an Instagram video with a former member of the state's Board of Education who has a history of homophobic tweets and calling for the defunding of police. Dr. Wes Bellamy, who was appointed by McAuliffe during his first term as governor and was forced to resign in...
    PARIS (AP) — A survivor of the terrible journey to Auschwitz remembered how the youngest wailed. There were 99 children squeezed among 751 adults gasping for air, crazed by thirst and hunger, aboard convoy No. 63 that departed Paris at 10 minutes past midday on Dec. 17, 1943. The 828 murdered at the death...
    Hannah Kaye (center), daughter of shooting victim Lori Gilbert Kaye, mourns at her mother's grave during a graveside service on April 29, 2019 in San Diego, California. Lori Gilbert Kaye was killed inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue on April 27 by a gunman who opened fire as worshippers attended services. On the last day...
    Hey look, it's the fucking vaccine. Facebook is a menace. COVID-19 is a menace. Conservatism is a cesspool. Together, those three ingredients have created a toxic stew of malevolent death and devastation. We can talk about all those things in the abstract, look at the numbers and statistics, and catch the occasional whiff of seditionist...
    An Arizona father and son who have performed Jewish rituals as Orthodox rabbis in several communities in the US and abroad have been accused of being a 'sleeper cell' of evangelical Christians whose ultimate goal is to bring about the second coming to the Holy Land. Michael and Calev Isaacson, who changed their family name from...
    WOJSLAWICE, Poland (AP) — The Polish witnesses of the German crime in Wojslawice lived for decades with the memories of their Jewish neighbors executed in 1942. They remembered a meadow that flowed with blood, a child who cried out for water from underneath a pile of bodies, arms and legs that still moved days after...
    Most of us are old enough to remember when Republicans eager to court the evangelical Christian vote would recoil in (not entirely genuine) horror at any hint of antisemitism in any political candidate, particularly on a GOP slate. But for the new post-insurrection Trumpian Republican Party, it seems not only to be no problem, it's...
    Share this: Brooklyn has the highest proportion of Jewish poverty in the New York metro area, with more than a quarter of borough Jews “poor or near poor.” And among the groups with a higher proportion of poverty are elderly immigrants from the former Soviet Union, elderly Holocaust survivors (more than half of the metro...
    A Nazi executioner who shot 250 Jews in a single day is among 160 named and shamed, 80 years after a massacre that's been dubbed the 'Holocaust of bullets'. Babi Yar, a ravine on the edge of the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, became infamous after 33,771 Jews were shot there during just two days in September...
    A D.C. Council member who made national headlines in 2018 after suggesting that Jewish financiers control the weather is now running for mayor in the district. Ward 8 Council member Trayon White Sr., a Democrat, is throwing his hat in the ring to possibly unseat Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser, who has not yet announced whether...
    Last week demonstrated that there remains anti-Semitism in the media, from the right and the left. In both cases, the offense involves ignoring or disregarding Jewish history. On his show, in response to a viral video of a transgender female berating a male Sonic employee in response to being called “sir,” The Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh decried transgenderism...
    PITTSBURGH (AP/KDKA) — A Pittsburgh police tactical officer who was among the first law enforcement members to get inside the synagogue building during a shooting three years ago that killed 11 people told a judge Tuesday that defendant Robert Bowers made several references to killing Jews. Officer Stephen Mescan was the first to testify in...
    PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh police tactical officer who was among the first law enforcement members to get inside the synagogue building during a shooting three years ago that killed 11 people told a judge Tuesday that defendant Robert Bowers made several references to killing Jews. Officer Stephen Mescan was the first to testify in what...