President Trump signs order targeting college anti-Semitism: ‘Never tolerate the suppression’

Politics 12/11/19, 21:44

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday, Dec. 11, targeting a growing problem with anti-Semitic harassment on college campuses. The order would allow the Department of Education to potentially withhold funding from colleges and universities if they fail to combat anti-Israel rhetoric for insufficient action on anti-Semitism. The president said Wednesday ...

Trump said the Jews “don’t love Israel enough” and was accused of ‘anti-Semitism’

U.S. 12/11/19, 17:25

President Trump told the Israeli-American Council (IAC) National Summit last weekend that some American Jews "don't love Israel enough," and many of the Jews he was referring to immediately accused him of "anti-Semitism," mainly through the social network Twitter. https://twitter.com/DavidOAtkins/status/1203528811628752896?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1203528811628752896&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fbles.com%2Famerica%2Ftrump-dijo-que-los-judios-no-aman-lo-suficiente-a-israel-y-lo-acusaron-de-antisemita.html “We have to get the people of our country, of this country, ...

President Trump to sign executive order targeting anti-Semitism at campuses

U.S. 12/11/19, 06:44

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday, Dec. 11, targeting anti-Semitism on college campuses, the White House said and The Associated Press reported. The order will define Judaism as a nationality in addition to a religion, according to The New York Times.  In the order, Trump is expected to ...

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib leads radical anti-Semitic, Muslim meeting

U.S. 12/05/19, 14:22

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) was a keynote speaker at the annual pro-Palestinian conference, which was dominated by attacks on Israel and the denial of its legitimacy as a state. On Nov. 29, Tlaib repeatedly compared events in the United States with the problematic relationship between Israel and Palestine before an audience ...

Ilhan Omar under fire for anti-Semitic ‘dog whistle’ tweet

U.S. 11/10/19, 16:03

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) was blasted after she shared a tweet that hinted American billionaire investor Leon Cooperman is supporting Michael Bloomberg’s presidential bid if he was to enter—just because he is of Jewish descent. Executive director of Stand With Us Michael Dickson slammed Omar’s tweet using her own words when ...

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech

World 06/18/19, 16:13

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls "a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred" around the world.The U.N. chief told diplomats at Tuesday's launch that "over the past 75 years, hate speech has been a ...

Search warrant cites synagogue shooter’s hatred of Judaism

U.S. 06/17/19, 11:45

The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant.John T. Earnest, 19, also told a San Diego Sheriff's detective that that he was ...

UK equalities body probes Labour Party over anti-Semitism

Europe 05/28/19, 07:06

Britain's human rights watchdog says it is investigating whether the country's main opposition Labour Party is guilty of illegal anti-Semitism.The Equality and Human Rights Commission says it is examining whether the party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish."Labour has been riven by allegations that the ...

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap warning

Europe 05/26/19, 06:34

Israel's president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official's comment that he wouldn't advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home.Felix Klein, the government's anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Saturday as saying: "I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear ...

Update: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech

U.S. 05/10/19, 19:45

The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan's speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local):7:30 p.m.Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO'-pich) has condemned what he called anti-Semitic statements made by Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan at a Roman Catholic church on the ...

Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with solemn ceremony

World 05/01/19, 13:47

Israel on Wednesday began commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis, as leaders voiced concerns about a rising wave of anti-Semitism around the world.In emotional addresses to an opening ceremony at Israel's national Holocaust memorial, the country's ceremonial president warned the ...

UN chief demands that the world step up to stamp out hatred

U.S. 04/29/19, 12:11

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is demanding that the world "step up to stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, persecution of Christians and all other forms of racism, xenophobia, discrimination and incitement."The U.N. chief says that beyond the recent murders of worshippers "there is loathsome rhetoric" aimed not only at religious groups ...

Chelsea hopes Christian Pulisic will expand US fan base

Soccer 04/12/19, 13:51

Chelsea hopes Christian Pulisic will help the London club expand its U.S. fan base and assist the team's campaign to combat anti-Semitism.Chelsea bought the 20-year-old midfielder from Borussia Dortmund in January for 64 million euros (then $73 million), by far a record price for an American player, then loaned him ...

White House statement hits Democratic candidates on Israel

Politics 04/06/19, 13:46

The White House is claiming the entire slate of Democratic presidential candidates has failed to adequately condemn anti-Semitism and consistently rejected the need to protect Israel. The sweeping statement issued Saturday by White House spokesman Hogan Gidley comes after Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke compared the rhetoric used by President Donald ...

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