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European Parliament passes resolutions condemning Palestinian failure to stop hate in school textbooks

European Parliament passes resolutions condemning Palestinian failure to stop hate in school textbooks

| May 18, 2020

The resolutions were adopted as amendments by the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control by MEPs across the EU political spectrum including members of the three largest political groups, the Center-Right European People’s Party (EPP), the left leaning Socialists and Democrats (S&D) and the liberal Renew Europe (RE) party. The resolutions were passed by over […]

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#Israel – A judge without judgment

#Israel – A judge without judgment

| May 3, 2020

It is deeply distressing that in the midst of the global coronavirus crisis there are those in the Western media who have insinuated that the Jews, or rather Israel, have spread the virus, writes Fiamma Nirenstein. More painful, however, is that Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), marches ahead with charges […]

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New leader of Britain’s Labour Party vows to wipe out the ‘stain’ of #Antisemitism from the party

New leader of Britain’s Labour Party vows to wipe out the ‘stain’ of #Antisemitism from the party

| April 7, 2020

Keir Starmer, new leader of the British Labour Party The Labour Party is being investigated by the Equality and Human Rights Commission over claims of institutional antisemitism. It is due to issue its report this year, writes Yossi Lempkowicz.  The 57-year-old Keir Starmer (pictured) made a fulsome apology to British Jews as he was confirmed […]

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#Coronavirus – Watching the world through a window

#Coronavirus – Watching the world through a window

| March 31, 2020

When we watch a neo-realist film by Roberto Rossellini or Alberto Lattuada, a swashbuckler epic, Marlon Brando as an ancient Roman in a white toga in Julius Caesar (1953) or footage of the world just a few short weeks ago, we’re not really doing anything that different, writes Fiamma Nirenstein. These are all worlds that […]

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‘Never again’ means standing up for #Israel

‘Never again’ means standing up for #Israel

| March 8, 2020

Standing up to contemporary anti-Semitism is no easy thing, as it means taking up arms in the war being fought over Israel’s legitimacy. This is a fight to the death against the mortal enemy of the Jewish people—one in which the casualties are all too real. It cannot be fought with pleasantries. Beautiful speeches notwithstanding, […]

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#WorldJewishCongress recognizes significance of Vatican’s opening of #WorldWarIIArchives

#WorldJewishCongress recognizes significance of Vatican’s opening of #WorldWarIIArchives

| February 28, 2020

As the Vatican prepares to unseal millions of pages representing the WWII archives of Pope Pius XII on Monday, 2 March, the World Jewish Congress celebrates a step forward in transparency of that era’s history. World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder said:  “In inviting historians and scholars in to publicly access the Vatican’s World […]

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Record number of #Anti-Semitic incidents logged in UK, again

Record number of #Anti-Semitic incidents logged in UK, again

| February 6, 2020

The number of anti-Semitic incidents logged in Britain last year hit record levels yet again amid accusations the opposition Labour Party had failed to tackle the issue within its ranks, a Jewish advisory body said on Thursday (6 February), writes Michael Holden. The Community Security Trust (CST), which advises Britain’s estimated 280,000 Jews on security […]

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