Author: Eliyahu Mintz

antisemitism, Holocaust

Valerie Plame Takes Money from Holocaust Denier

Valerie Plame has taken flack before for tweeting antisemitic articles from a white supremacist website. Now the Democrat, a congressional candidate, is also accepting contributions from a Holocaust denier. There have so far been 8 documented donations to Plame’s campaign from Pete McCloskey and his wife, totaling more than $1200. McCloskey is infamous for referring …

Israel

Arab League Rejects Peace Plan

Arab League logo

Trump’s peace plan seemed to garner approval from most of the Arab states. But now, the Arab League has announced that it rejects the plan, after hearing more details from Abbas. In case you were wondering, the Arab League comprises 22 Arab member states. Here is a list of all the nations that reject this …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Israel

Tlaib Retweets Then Deletes Antisemitic Libel, No Apology

Rashida Tlaib

When a little boy falls into a well and drowns, no one is celebrating. But to use the boy’s death to demonize and spread falsehoods about Israel is pure antisemitism. Especially when it was Israeli rescue personnel who assisted in finding the boy. But that is exactly what Representative Rashida Tlaib did. She retweeted the …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Celebrity MOTs, Quality of Jewish Life

Champion Boxer Teaches Self-Defense to American Jews

Photo by Adam Ritter

Yuri Foreman, a boxing champ and rabbi, has begun teaching Jews how to defend themselves, in the wake of an uptick of antisemitic attacks. The classes are being held in Brooklyn, the site of many of the attacks, at the famous Gleason’s Gym, where Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson both trained. The Belarussian-born Foreman made …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Quality of Jewish Life

100 Additional Security Cameras for Beleaguered Brooklyn Jewish Community

antisemitism rally

As antisemitic attacks continue throughout Brooklyn, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says the NYPD will be installing 100 new cameras in Williamsburg, Crown Heights, and Borough Park. The first 30 cameras will be operational by March. The question is whether the cameras really do anything to stop the attacks. We can still recall Tiffany …

Media Bias, Quality of Jewish Life

Media Demonizes Trump, Humanizes Soleimani

Soleimani receives order from Khameini

Readers are advised to put on their thinking caps before reading coverage of the Soleimani assassination. Otherwise, you may end up believing what the mainstream media wants you to believe, rather than the truth. The Washington Examiner offers some shocking examples. CNN, for instance, wants you to think President Trump at the very minute the …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Quality of Jewish Life

Bail Reform and the Tiffany Harris Revolving Door Syndrome

Tiffany Harris

One of the 8 antisemitic attacks in New York City over Chanuka, involved 3 obviously Orthodox Jewish women being slapped by Tiffany Harris, who shouted antisemitic epithets at the women during the attack. That was quite bad enough, but soon got worse. Thanks to bail reform legislation, Harris was released without bail, on her own …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Israel, Liberal Jews

Chanukah Ignorance on Full Display

JVP Sacramento Chanukah post

Jewish Voice for Peace is deemed by many to be neither Jewish nor for peace, but simply a radical left student group that agitates for the destruction of the State of Israel. This recent first-night-of-Chanukah Facebook post does indeed suggest an unfamiliarity with Jewish custom that is astonishing in its breadth. Some of the comments …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Israel

NY Times Skews Article on Executive Order on Antisemitism

New York Times logo on newspaper cover

The New York Times used to be thought of as the paper of record. Today, however, it is the newspaper of far left bias. You know this the minute you see the headline of the article on President Trump’s executive order to help combat antisemitism. The headline? “Unease at Trump’s Order to Tackle Anti-Semitism.” Four …

antisemitism, Holocaust

Chatila: Tolerance Comes Before Peace

President Rivlin with Lebanese-born Swiss businessman Abdallah Chatila

A Lebanese businessman, Abdallah Chatila, bought €600,000 worth of items relating to the Nazi era, including a top hat that was once owned by Adolf Hitler, and a silver-plated copy of Mein Kampf that belonged to Hermann Goering. But before you come to the obvious conclusion that Chatila is an antisemite, know this: he bought the …