Author: Eliyahu Mintz

Israel, Jewish pride

Tlaib Throws Grandma Under the Bus

Rashida Tlaib

Israel’s Minister for the Interior, Ariyeh Deri, decided not to allow the two Democratic representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter Israel, on legal grounds. Israel’s No Entry law bars BDS activists from entering the country. After the decision was made, Tlaib appealed to Deri to visit her grandmother. On humanitarian grounds, Deri agreed, …

Holocaust

The Death of a Righteous Gentile

Krystyna Danko

We wrote about Krystyna Danko, only recently, during a fundraising effort to buy the Righteous Gentile, who saved Jews during the Holocaust, a proper hospital bed. Now she has died, at age 102. She went to her final rest in the hospital bed that so many Jewish people helped to fund. Maybe more than the …

American Jewry, antisemitism

Anglican Church of Canada Replaces Prayer for the Conversion of the Jews

Historical building in Toronto, Canada, with Canadian flag

The Anglican Church of Canada intends to remove a prayer for the conversion of the Jews from its liturgy. The prayer is to be replaced with a text on the “Reconciliation with the Jews.” Bruce Myers, the Anglican bishop of Quebec, issued a statement saying that the changes are meant to move the community to …

antisemitism

France: Town Councilman Celebrates Birthday with Swastika Cake and “SS Friends”

Swastika cake

Djamel Bouzaam, a member of the town council of Montpellier (Herault) has posted on Facebook a photo of a cake decorated with a swastika he said was a “gift from my SS friend.” “I spent a beautiful day with my family, music, food in the home of my SS friend, then my birthday cake arrived, …

Holocaust, Israel, Jewish pride

Showing Gratitude to One of the Righteous of the Nations

Krystyna Danko

Jews have an attitude of gratitude. That’s the gist of the story of the Holocaust survivor from Israel who donated money to buy a $1,200 medical bed for 102-year-old Krystyna Danko, a non-Jewish woman from Warsaw, who risked her life to save Jews from genocide. Danko is thought to be the oldest of the Righteous Among …

American Jewry, Celebrity MOTs, Israel, Liberal Jews

Democratic Nominee Hopeful Joe Sestak Wants Israel U.S. Embassy Move Redo

Democratic hopeful Joe Sestak

For years, presidents promised to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, but it took Donald Trump to follow through. Now Joe Sestak, who is one of the many Democrats hoping to win the nomination for president in 2020, says he wants a redo. “We need to move the embassy back out of Jerusalem, …

Education, Holocaust

This Principal Believes the Holocaust is Up for Debate

Spanish River Community High School

William Latson, principal of Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida, told a student’s mom that “Not everyone believes the Holocaust happened.” He wasn’t lying when he said this, he just wasn’t telling the truth. Sure, Holocaust denial exists. But an educator’s job is to disseminate the facts. The Holocaust is a fact. There …

American Jewry, Holocaust

Concentration Camp Survivor Tells AOC What’s What

Ed Mosberg, concentration camp survivor wearing camp inmate uniform

Ed Mosberg is one of the few remaining survivors of the concentration camps. At 93-years-old, he has no patience with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez referring to illegal migrant detention centers as “concentration camps.” “She should be removed from Congress. She’s spreading anti-Semitism, hatred and stupidity,” said Mosberg in an interview with the New York Post. “The …

antisemitism, Holocaust

Holocaust Survivors Explain Things to AOC

alexandria ocasio-cortez

Holocaust Survivors Explain Things to AOC By now, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s gross remarks regarding detention centers for illegal immigrants are infamous (or famous, depending on how much you care about politicians appropriating the Holocaust for selfish reasons and shock value). It seems obvious to Jews that no one is being systematically gassed and burned at these …

American Jewry, Celebrity MOTs, Israel, Liberal Jews

Alan Dershowitz Enthusiastic About Voting for a Biden Perceived by Many as Anti-Israel

attorney alan dershowitz

Joe Biden has a long history of anti-Israel actions, as covered in this JNS piece by Jackson Richman. And still, Alan Dershowitz has gone on record with Dan Abrams of Fox News as an enthusiastic supporter of Biden: “I’m a strong supporter of Joe Biden,” Dershowitz responded. “I like Joe Biden. I’ve liked him for …