One of America’s oldest Jewish community organizations, the Anti-Defamation League, is courting a far-left anti-Israel organization devoted to attacking the American Jewish community and questioning Israel’s right to exist.
The Harvard University Law School is declining to disclose the identity of a student who repeatedly accused prominent Israeli official Tzipi Livni of being “smelly” during a public discussion, a description that many have described as being an anti-Semitic canard about Jewish people.
A prominent Palestinian-American activist campaigning on behalf of Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has been linked to a terrorism investigations and has in the past insinuated that violence is a legitimate form of resistance against Israel, according to information compiled by the Washington Free Beacon.
Palestinian-American activist and Bernie Sanders supporter Linda Sarsour said she believed the New York Police Department’s informants had “manufactured” terrorism cases against American Muslims during a 2012 radio interview.
The Israeli and Palestinian ambassadors to the United Nations had a heated exchange on Monday during a monthly meeting of the U.N. Security Council, which descended into a shouting match over the recent wave of Palestinian terrorist attacks targeting Israeli civilians and the Jewish state’s response to the violence.
The office of Jerusalem’s mayor reported that the explosion on an empty bus Monday was the result of a bomb. 16 people on a nearby bus were injured in the blast according to The Jerusalem Post.