One of America’s oldest organizations meant to combat anti-Semitism has joined an Obama administration campaign to discredit former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, whose new memoir documents how the White House fought behind the scenes to undermine the historically close U.S.-Israel alliance.
Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada skyrocketed over the last year and have now hit highest levels “ever recorded” by human rights group tracking the number of anti-Jewish episodes, according to a new study.
An NBC News foreign correspondent is facing criticism for agreeing to be the keynote speaker this Friday at a conference hosted by a group known for its fierce criticism of Israel and affiliation with leading anti-Israel commentators.
NBC News foreign correspondent and MSNBC anchor Ayman Mohyeldin is scheduled to be the keynote speaker Friday evening at a dinner hosted by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), which for years has been accused of harboring an anti-Israel bias and of celebrating the Jewish state’s most vociferous critics.
Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) is petitioning President Francois Hollande of France to distance himself and his country from efforts by the telecommunications company Orange to sever ties with Israel as part of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement.
San Francisco police are investigating the appearance of a large swastika on a football field at a local high school, according to reports.
Iran is hosting a contest for cartoons that ridicule the Islamic State as militias supported by Tehran expand their fight against the terrorist group in Iraq. Iran’s House of Cartoon, which is financed by the local government in Tehran, has organized the display of the submissions this week from more than 40 countries. While several of the cartoons deride the Islamic State’s (IS) leaders, others link IS to the United States and Israel despite both countries’ denunciations of the group’s attacks.
Jewish groups are expressing outrage and concern after Greek officials demanded that the Star of David be removed from the outside of a new Holocaust museum on the eve of its opening, according to multiple statements released by these groups.
A Democratic operative who was at the center of the 2013 “Progress Kentucky” scandal went on an anti-Jewish tirade against a political client he claimed owed him money, according to an audiotape published on Monday.
The United Nations and European governments are pouring millions into groups that promote anti-Israel and anti-Semitic views, according to report by a NGO watchdog released ahead of the 2015 Global Forum for Combatting Anti-Semitism in Israel.
An anti-Semitic flier supporting Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards’ Senate campaign in Maryland was distributed at a Prince George’s County budget council meeting on Monday, Jewish Insider reported on Tuesday.