Anti-Israel

Ted Cruz Booed Off Stage for Pro-Israel Comments

'Anti-Semitism reared its ugly head tonight,' said the Texas senator after the incident.

09/11/2014
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On Wednesday night, Sen. Ted Cruz walked off the stage mid-speech after being booed for praising Israel at an event hosted by a Christian organization, Politico reports.

Sen. Ted Cruz was booed off the stage after pro-Israel remarks. Flickr.com

Jewish Couple Attacked On Upper East Side, Apparently By Palestinian Supporters

08/26/2014
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A Jewish married couple were verbally and physically attacked in New York City by assailants yelling anti-Jewish statements.

Campuses Hone Tactics As BDS Wars Loom

In wake of Gaza conflict, local students, officials expect tense atmosphere as semester begins.

08/20/2014
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In Gaza, there may be a cease-fire, but for Jewish college students, the war is about to begin.

Groups as varied as J Street U and the Israel Action Network are bracing for what many insiders believe will be the most contentious school year yet.

Brooklyn College Hillel's Creative Coexistence group shares some of their work. Courtesy of Tanger Hillel at Brooklyn College

Toronto Transit Rejects Anti-Israel Ads

10/23/2013
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The Toronto Transit System on Monday rejected four advertisements, sponsored by the Montreal-based Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East and depicting Palestinians’ “loss of land” at the hands of Israel, as “inaccurate and misleading,” according to JTA.

Little Anti-Israel Activity On Campus

10/23/2012
Editorial

Contrary to conventional wisdom in much of the Jewish community, there is a very little anti-Israel or anti-Semitic activity on U.S. and Canadian college campuses, according to a new study.

The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise in Washington, headed by U.S.-Mideast policy analyst Mitchell Bard, found that 97 percent of the more than 100 universities tracked during the 2011-2012 academic year reported no such disturbing activity.

Belgian Jewish Teen Beaten By Moroccan Classmates

11/22/2011

The beating of a 13-year-old Jewish girl in Brussels has Belgium's Jewish umbrella group contemplating civil action.

Oceane Sluijzer, 13, was beaten by five Moroccan female classmates after a confrontation at a sports center last week, the European Jewish Press reported.

The attackers also shouted, "Shut up, you dirty Jew, and return to your country" at Sluijzer, who has filed a formal complaint with the Brussels police.

Belgium has about 40,000 Jews.

Enduring Anti-Israel Sentiment At St. Andrews

10/11/2011
Staff Writer

Chanan Reitblat, a Lithuanian-born and American-bred post-graduate student at Yeshiva University, went to Scotland’s historic St. Andrews University earlier this year to study chemistry and learned a lesson in contemporary politics.

Chanan Reitblat: Donates compensation from bias incident in Scotland to family of terrorist victims.

Anti-Israel Groups: Polluting The Debate

11/09/2010
Special To The Jewish Week

Criticism of Israel, like criticism of any sovereign nation in the world, can be reasonable and legitimate. In recent years, however, discussions about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have all too often been polluted by those who seek to simplify the conflict into a battle between good and evil and turn public opinion against Israel.

Threat Of Anti-Israel Protestors In Shuls Deemed Credible

01/07/2009
Assistant Managing Editor
The possibility of anti-Israel protestors storming into synagogues nationwide this Shabbat to protest the Gaza war has been deemed “plausible” by the Jewish Community Relations Council, which sent out a security alert to area institutions on Tuesday.

NEW: Rumors Of Anti-Israel Protestors In Shuls Deemed Credible

01/07/2009
Staff Writer
The possibility of anti-Israel protestors storming into synagogues nationwide this Shabbat to protest the Gaza war has been deemed "plausible" by the Jewish Community Relations Council, which sent out a security alert to area institutions on Tuesday. But police investigating a  flurry of text messages and e-mails about a Muslim cab driver who supposedly warned a passenger to stay out of Manhattan on Wednesday have not been able to validate the claim.
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