Democratic obstruction in the Senate has left the Department of Education without leadership in its office of civil rights at a time when anti-Semitism has risen by 94 percent in U.S. schools.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) told the Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday that his wife recently got a “very disturbing” voice mail from a stranger, and the lawmaker stressed that crimes against all different types of people merit urgent attention.
Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States have soared 86 percent in the first quarter in 2017, with harassment incidents increasing 127 percent, according to a report from the Anti-Defamation League.
The FBI on Friday arrested a man in St. Louis, Missouri accused of making at least eight threats against Jewish Community Centers and schools across the country.
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) office deleted a “student reading list” that promoted anti-Israel books from his official Senate website this week, shortly after the Weekly Standard published an article last Friday highlighting the controversial recommendations.
The Anti-Defamation League released on Monday its list of the top 10 anti-Israel groups in the United States, which included groups such as the Jewish Voice for Peace and CODEPINK.
The United Nations has selected Iran to serve in a senior role on its Committee on Disarmament and International Security, an international body that deals with major global security issues.
President Barack Obama met with several controversial anti-Israel Arab groups ahead of his visit to the Jewish state on March 20.
One of the nation’s leading Jewish community groups expressed fierce opposition Tuesday to the likely selection of former Republican Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary.
The virulently anti-Semitic “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” is now available in virtual form as an application in both the Apple iTunes and Android marketplaces, according to a report by Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).