Alan M. Dershowitz

Exploiting the Floyd Protests to Demonize Israel

(June 12, 2020) As usual, anti-Israel extremists, especially some on the hard left, are trying to exploit the tragic and inexcusable death of George Floyd to level their typical baseless charges against Israel. Signs and chants at several protests have either tried to blame Israel – falsely as it turns out – for training the policemen who are responsible for Floyd’s death, or to compare police brutality in America with legitimate efforts by the Israel…
Evelyn Markus
June 25, 2020

Jewish News Syndicate

Yoni Ben Menachem

Public trial of 68 Hamas activists gets underway in Saudi Arabia

(March 11, 2020 / JCPA) The trial of 68 alleged Hamas members has begun in Saudi Arabia. They were arrested in April 2019 in Saudi Arabia; most were Palestinians from the Palestinian territories who immigrated to Saudi Arabia, some were Jordanian citizens. Hamas officials claim the detainees were tortured in prisons in Riyadh and Jeddah. This trial, which will last for several months, is being held publicly, and Saudi authorities permitted members of the suspects’ families to be…
Evelyn Markus
March 11, 2020

The Times of Israel

Cnaan Lipshiz

Dutch rally protesting Soleimani killing includes caricature blaming Jews

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Participants at a protest rally in the Netherlands against the US killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani waved anti-Semitic posters, a local watchdog group told police. At the demonstration Tuesday in front of the American Embassy in Wassenaar near the Hague, two women were photographed holding up a poster titled “the makers of terrorism,” which featured a caricature of two men, one wearing an American flag and another dressed as an ultra-Orthodox…
Evelyn Markus
January 16, 2020

Huffington Post

Carol Kuruvilla

92-Year-Old Who Hid Jewish Family During Holocaust Meets Survivors’ Grandchildren

Huffington Post Carol Kuruvilla A 92-year-old Greek woman was reunited in Jerusalem with members of the Jewish family she helped save during the Holocaust, in what organizers said could be the very last meeting of its kind. More than 75 years ago, Melpomeni Dina and her two older sisters risked their own safety to offer shelter to the Mordechai family, a Jewish family of seven from Veria, Greece. The Mordechais lived in Dina’s home until…
Evelyn Markus
November 8, 2019

Antisemitic Hate Crimes in Sweden Rise by 53% To All-Time Record High

The Jerusalem Post by Cnaan Liphshiz The number of anti-Semitic hate crimes recorded in Sweden rose to a record high last year, jumping 53 percent over the 2016 figures, government statistics show. The 2018 report, which the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention published Thursday, listed 280 anti-Semitic hate crimes that year compared to 182 in 2016. The latest numbers are the highest on record since at least 2006, when the Council began collecting aggregated…
Evelyn Markus
November 7, 2019

Senior Rabbi Breaks Tradition To Plead People Not To Vote For Corbyn

Leading Britian's Conversation by Nick Ferrari "Never before would I have told my congregants how to vote, it would just have been unthinkable," a senior Rabbi tells Nick Ferrari, after breaking all tradition to advise people not to back Jeremy Corbyn amid concerns of anti-Semitism. Rabbi Jonathon Romaine said: "We've always avoided being party political, unless you compromise your faith." "But this is an unprecedented situation, never before have we had a mainstream party be…
Evelyn Markus
November 7, 2019

Gang Cruising for Boro Park Jews Last Friday Night by David Israel NY Police recorded three attacks involving a passenger car that was cruising for Orthodox Jewish pedestrians in Boro Park late Friday night. According to the Boro Park Shomrim group, the first unprovoked attack took place on New Utrecht Avenue and 53rd Street, where the car stopped when its passengers noticed a Haredi man walking on the pedestrian crossing.
Evelyn Markus
November 7, 2019