Category: antisemitism

American Jewry, antisemitism, Holocaust, Quality of Jewish Life

Man Arrested for 2018 Antisemitic Crime

Caine Zander Brown

Caine Zander Brown, age 20, has been arrested for spraying antisemitic graffiti on a Louisiana synagogue, Northshore Jewish Congregation, in 2018. During the investigation, the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force interviewed Brown regarding a separate matter. Brown admitted traveling to Mandeville, the location of the synagogue, at the time of the defacement of the house …

antisemitism, BDS, Israel

BDS This: Israel Develops Coronavirus Vaccine

Israeli lab tech works on coronavirus vaccine

Israel is going to have a coronavirus vaccine in three weeks. That doesn’t mean we will have it then. It will take time for it to clear regulatory stuff and to be manufactured and distributed. That could take 90 days or more. By that time we hope the epidemic will have passed, but the thing …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Israel, Liberal Jews

Sanders Surrogate and Out and Out Antisemite

Amer Zahr, Bernie Sanders, Linda Sarsour

Bernie Sanders has appointed anti-Israel activist and antisemite Amer Zahr as surrogate for Sanders 2020 presidential campaign. This is no surprise to those of us who have watched Sanders embrace antisemites like Rashida Tlaib and Linda Sarsour. Or to those of us who listened to Sanders say he would cut aid to the Jewish State. …

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 …

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 …

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 …