Op-ed by Robert Singer | Always remember and never be indifferent – this is the only way to prevent another Holocaust

Op-ed by Robert Singer | Always remember and never be indifferent – this is the only way to prevent another Holocaust 

 

 

News updates from the World Jewish Congress website – 22 February 2017

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Small blog monument Always remember and never be indifferent – this is the only way to prevent another HolocaustOp-ed by Robert Singer – Times of Israel | “Whenever we witness anti-Semitism or any other form of xenophobia anywhere in the world, we would do well to emulate the humanity and partnership extended by the decent people of Sretenka and throughout Kyrgyzstan to my mother and other Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
Small blog adl ADL headquarters in NY and North Carolina Jewish school targeted in latest bomb threatsIncidents come two days after more than 170 headstones toppled in St. Louis Jewish cemetery and three days after 11 JCCs targeted in fourth massive wave if bomb threats in recent weeks.
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Small blog oscar BDS activists claim victory as Oscar grab bag Israel trips go unused – Jerusalem Post22 Feb 2017 The trip, valued at $55,000, was immediately condemned by BDS activists and pro-Palestinian groups as “Zionist propaganda.” Prominent activists said that the celebrity visits would be used by the Israeli government to distract from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  READ MORE »
Small blog isis ISIS releases ‘proof’ it fired rockets on Israel – Jerusalem Post22 Feb 2017 The terror group officially claimed responsibility late Tuesday night for the rocket fire that was aimed at southern Israel on Monday.  READ MORE »
Small blog trumpbibi Netanyahu praises Trump’s condemnation of anti-Semitic acts – Reuters22 Feb 2017 “It’s very important that President Trump took a strong stand against anti-Semitism and it’s important that we all continue to do so in the years ahead,” Netanyahu, on an official visit to Australia, said in Sydney’s Central Synagogue.  READ MORE »
Small blog dublin Dublin college apologizes after protesters cancel speech by Israeli ambassador – JTA22 Feb 2017 Ambassador Ze’ev Boker was set to give a 15-minute talk on Israel and then take questions at the event organized by the Society for International Affairs (SOFIA). READ MORE »
Small blog imam Liberal Jewish and Muslim MPs in Canada condemn imams who called for the death of Jews – National Post22 Feb 2017 The video, which went viral after being released Feb. 8 onto social media, appeared less than three weeks after six Muslim worshippers were gunned down in a Quebec City mosque and Jews across Canada rallied behind Muslims in a gesture of support and solidarity.  READ MORE »
Small blog cemetery Report: Lithuania reconsiders plans to build atop former Jewish cemetery – JTA22 Feb 2017 The seven-member delegation of American haredi Orthodox rabbis and activists met US Ambassador Rolandas Kriščiūnas last week to discuss the controversial plan to build the $25 million center above the former Snipiskes Cemetery, which the Soviets destroyed decades ago. Many Jewish sages are buried there.  READ MORE »
Small blog kham Iran’s Khamenei calls on Palestinians to pursue Intifada against Israel – Jerusalem Post21 Feb 2017 “The Palestinian intifada continues to gallop forward in a thunderous manner so that it can achieve its other goals until the complete liberation of Palestine,” Khamenei said.  READ MORE »