Pro-Israel protesters disrupted the opening performance of the New York City Metropolitan Opera’s production of “The Death of Klinghoffer,” a controversial opera that critics say condones anti-Semitism and terrorism against Jews.
The Met’s production of the opera, which begun its run on Monday evening, has been engulfed in controversy for months, with pro-Israel leaders and members of the Jewish community accusing the prominent theater company of staging an offensive and anti-Semitic production.
A prominent Los Angeles hotel that has come under fire for hosting a conference organized by what critics call an anti-Israel hate group is standing by its controversial decision to permit the organization on its premises.
“The Death of Klinghoffer,” an opera set to premiere October 20 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, has been consistently accused of anti-Semitic ideology.
A mob of teenagers vandalized a kosher market Saturday night in the Crown Heights area of Brooklyn, the Times of Israel reported.
A Jewish community leader in Brooklyn was assaulted by pro-Palestinian rioters as he left a soccer game, according to Haaretz.
Iowa Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley urged President Barack Obama to take action to force Israel to end its blockade of the Gaza Strip in 2010, according to a Breitbart report.
Left-wing Israeli human rights group B’Tselem has acknowledged that one of its staffers called the Holocaust “a lie,” weeks after denying the charge and standing by the employee.
A Jewish fraternity house at Emory University was vandalized with swastikas a short time after the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, prompting a police investigation into the anti-Semitic incident, according to report.
A Toyota Prius brandishing a bumper sticker from anti-Israel group J Street advocating for “two states for two peoples” was towed on Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C.
At least two former Iranian nuclear negotiators joined with Holocaust deniers, 9/11 truthers, and anti-Semites from across the globe this week in Tehran for Iran’s second annual New Horizons conference, an anti-American hate fest that U.S. lawmakers say highlights the country’s dangerous duplicity.