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Antisemitism

The Disturbing Reality Of Being A Jewish Reporter Covering Trump

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics

Any reporter covering presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump knows they risk wading into the cesspool that is his online fanbase. Being tro...

Vladimir Putin and the Chimera Of the State

Lena Hades | Posted 05.18.2016 | World
Lena Hades

During his first years as president, Vladimir Putin has repeatedly declared that the rebuilding of the Russian state is his goal and his very highest ...

Chimera of the Mysterious Russian Soul: "Who is to blame?" and "What is to be done?"

Lena Hades | Posted 05.04.2016 | Arts
Lena Hades

Russians are fond of asking two vitally important questions about life: "Who is to blame?" and "What is to be done?"

The Hypocrisy of America's Alarm at Racism in France

Caroline Fourest | Posted 04.28.2016 | World
Caroline Fourest

In its 2015 report, the U.S. Department of State expresses concern with anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim incidents in France. Although this concern is justified, it must be put into context.

Vicki Kirby and the Futile Chase of Anti-Semites

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 03.21.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

UK media is in much ado over the (re)suspension of anti-Semitic Labour Party Member, Vicky Kirby. Mrs. Kirby was suspended from the Labour party in 20...

The Nazi Tax on Jewish Wealth: An Early Warning Sign of the Holocaust

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Himmler and his Nazi thugs had another reason to find and kill von Mises. It was 1938 and he and other enemies of Hitler's state--Jews, like von Mises as well as anti-socialists reformers--held private wealth the Nazi war machine desperately needed to keep running.

Was Jesus a Reform Rabbi?

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 03.03.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

Jesus lived as a Jew. He prayed as a Jew. He died as a Jew. But what kind of Judaism did he practice? That question has been asked throughout history. I ask it in my new book on the Jewishness of Jesus.

The Most Hated People in the United States May Not Be Who You Think

Uri Wilensky | Posted 02.26.2016 | Religion
Uri Wilensky

According to the hate crime statistics kept by the FBI, Jews are the primary victims of religious hate crimes. More than 50% of all hate crimes (57% in 2014) are committed against them. For a point of comparison, anti-Muslim hate crimes in 2014 were 16%.

Head Of Conference Of Presidents Hit The Nail On The Head, But It's Yet To Sink In

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics
Dr. Michael Laitman

It is very encouraging to see that such a pivotal figure in American Jewry acknowledges unity as our foremost problem. It is far less encouraging to think of the obstacles this view must overcome before it becomes mainstream within the Jewish community, both in the U.S. and in Israel.

Top Nazi Sympathizer Gets Military Burial In Arlington National Cemetery

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The family and friends of Willis Carto, one of the United States’ most prominent Nazi sympathizers, laid him to rest in Arlington ...

BDS Ain't New: The Arab League Boycott Gets a Makeover

Adam Milstein | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics
Adam Milstein

In recent years, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement has gained increasing traction at universities, academic associations, municipalities, churches, unions, pension funds, and investment portfolios in America and around the globe.

Perhaps Something Not So Rotten in the State of Denmark

András Simonyi | Posted 01.27.2016 | World
András Simonyi

In many ways, Denmark has been singled out as the devil, when it comes to the treatment of refugees. The recent decisions of the Folketinget (Parliament) have not exactly been helpful.

Why Jews Have No Future in Europe

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 01.25.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

As a Kabbalist, specializing in the intricacies of human nature, I know that as the situation in Europe worsens, and it will, the pressure on the Jews...

Prince Alwaleed's Hypocrisy

Jack Rosen | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Jack Rosen

Of all the criticism Donald Trump has taken in recent weeks for making provocative statements, the most interesting was uttered by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia.

Fighting Anti-Semitism, Fighting for France

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 01.10.2016 | World
Jonathan Greenblatt

Increasing Islamic extremism has contributed to the political gains of the far right, which also has a long history of anti-Semitism. The mutual reinforcement of these movements -- with the far right contributing to radicalization among French Muslims -- is not good for the Jews nor does it augur well for democratic values.

10 Things We Must Know about Anti-Semitism--If We Want It Stopped

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 01.07.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

I believe the time has come to clear up some misconceptions about anti-Semitism. 1) What is anti-Semitism, and what it isn't? Anti-Semitism is not ab...

Building Barriers to Surmount Walls

Melanie Goldberg | Posted 12.16.2015 | Religion
Melanie Goldberg

There was a man mumbling to himself, pacing on the subway. The crowd was different at this hour, as I rushed from my 8:30 AM class, to my 10:30 AM clinic. I only had three stops on the 5 train, as it whooshed from the Union Square to the Brooklyn Bridge -- City Hall stops.

Shocked by anti-Muslim Hysteria? Churchill Wanted to 'Collar The Lot'

Barry Lando | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics
Barry Lando

We're outraged by Donald Trump's demanding I.D. cards to protect America from the super-hyped threat of Syrian refugees. We're ashamed by the memory of Roosevelt's interning more than 100,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. But Winston Churchill went even farther.

Be the Protector

Sheryl Olitzky | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
Sheryl Olitzky

No one has the right to make any of us feel afraid because of the incitement of hate and acts of terror. The overwhelming majority of people only want to live in peace. We do not want our children and grandchildren to live in fear.

Jewish Teacher Stabbed In Marseille By Islamic State Supporters

Reuters | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.18.2015 | World

MARSEILLES, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A teacher at a Jewish school in the southern French city of Marseille was stabbed on Wednesday by three people professi...

The Holocaust: A Homework Assignment for Ben Carson

Bernard Starr | Posted 11.08.2015 | Politics
Bernard Starr

Dr. Carson, if you are open to discovering the truth about the Holocaust and can find an hour to play catch-up, here are some "Cliff's Notes" and links to help you learn the well documented truth about the horrors of Hitler's war against the Jews.

Famed Holocaust Denier Could Be Buried In Arlington National Cemetery

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

Arlington National Cemetery has received a formal request to bury Willis Carto, a prominent Holocaust denier and white supremacist leader, on its hall...

Polish Heritage Month Reveals Significant Underreported Stories From World War II

Greg Archer | Posted 10.20.2015 | Chicago
Greg Archer

Growing up in Chicago in the 1970s, I was aware that my parents were Polish immigrants. My father, William Krzos, was an engineer at GTE -- I was intrigued by his vague remarks about being in a German labor camp.

The Secret to a Happy Year This Yom Kippur

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 09.17.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The past year has been a trying one for all Jews, wherever they live, primarily due to the rise of anti-Semitism. So in the spirit of the High Holy Days, let us examine our situation and find the opportunity in the challenge.

The University Of California May Violate The First Amendment To Outlaw Intolerance

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.17.2015 | College

The University of California system is considering a "statement of principles against intolerance" that legal experts believe is likely to violate the...