antisemitism, Quality of Jewish Life

Elderly French Jewish Terror Victim Traumatized

broken window

The Algemeiner has an update on the elderly Jewish Frenchwoman who had a concrete block hurled through the ground floor window of her home, located in a Paris suburb, on June 22. The woman, who is 84, is described as having suffered “severe trauma.” She was thankfully, not physically injured, though the stress of such …

Holocaust

Germany Doubles Funding for Preservation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Site

Auschwitz

Germany has doubled its financial commitment to the preservation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. In a joint statement by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Piotr M.A. Cywinski, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and president of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation at a ceremony in Warsaw last week, it was announced that another 60 million euros had been earmarked …

antisemitism, Israel

France: Protesters Yell “Dirty Jews”

French protesters cry "Dirty Jews" and hold placards against Israel

During French anti-racism riots, protesters shouted antisemitic slogans such as “Dirty Jews” and carried placards accusing Israel of being a “laboratory for police violence.” No matter that Jews have nothing to do with what happened to George Floyd, nor France, for that matter. But everyone likes an excuse to protest. And you know what else …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Quality of Jewish Life

Brooklyn Man Threatens to Burn Down Diamond District on Fox News, Anchor Stays Mum

Ace Burns

Ace Burns threatened to burn down New York’s largely Jewish Diamond District, during a live interview on Fox News. As popular blogger Elder of Ziyon has noted, news anchor Jacqui Heinrich, didn’t blink an eye, apparently clueless at the threat to the Jewish community delivered on air: “Today, I’m giving a demonstration from Barclay’s Center …

American Jewry, Quality of Jewish Life

Jewish Summer Camp Important Part of Being an American Jew

Opening Day 2019 TheZone Boys Division

Jewish summer camps have long been an important part of building the Jewish identity of our youth. This year, many camps are planning to stay closed due to the coronavirus epidemic. A small number are still hoping to welcome campers, including our own summer camp, TheZone. The history of Jewish camps in the United States …

American Jewry, antisemitism

Ted Cruz Calls on DOJ to Probe Closing of Yeshiva by de Blasio

Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has called for the U.S. Justice Department to investigate New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the New York Police Department shut down a yeshiva that opened in spite of the coronavirus lockdown. “The next time NYC’s mayor sends out a gleeful tweet about sending cops after Jews, the DOJ …

antisemitism

Israeli Flag-Burning in Germany: New Law Obscures the Reason for the Act

Burning Israeli flag

In order to get people to stop burning Israeli flags at protests in Germany, the government had to pass a law banning the burning of all foreign flags. Which is a very sad commentary on the difficulty of teaching German society not to hate the Jewish people. It seems that at a 2017 protest, an …

Israel, Media Bias, Orthodox

Arabs Once Again Falsely Claim Settlers Chop Down Trees on Shabbos

Screenshot of archived photo of chopped down trees in Mugheer

Popular blogger Elder of Ziyon notes that the Arab media has “dozens of stories” regarding Jewish settlers allegedly chopping down 40 olive trees in Al Mughayir, not far from Ramallah. The problem is that the story cannot possibly be true, since the settlers in question are Orthodox Jews, who are forbidden to chop trees (their …

American Jewry, antisemitism, BDS, Education, Israel, Quality of Jewish Life

Top Ten Jew-Hating, Terror-Promoting Academics

Terrorist Supporters UC Berkeley

The David Horowitz Freedom Center has created a list of the top ten Jew-hating and terror-promoting professors on American university campuses today. These academics poison young minds with hate against the Jewish people and Israel, egging students on to join the BDS movement which aims for the destruction of the Jewish State. If you are …

Israel, Orthodox

Israeli Man Traveled, Knowing He Had Corona

Beitar Illit (photo credit: Yoninah)

In the pantheon of stories that make frum yidden look bad, a man who works as a mashgiach (kashrut supervisor), flew from Newark, New Jersey to Israel, knowing he was infected with COVID-19. He did it because he doesn’t have health insurance in the States. As a result of his actions, the man lost his …