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Friday, March 5, 2021

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Scotland Lists Jerusalem Separately From Israel On COVID Travel Advisory

The Scottish gov't posted a foreign travel advisory distinguishing Jerusalem and Israel as being two separate entities.

UN Condemned Israel 17 Times In 2020, Versus 6 Times For Rest of World Combined

The UN adopts 17 resolutions in 2020 against israel versus 6 resolutions singling out any other country, according to pro-Israel watchdog.

Canada Defends Pro-Palestinian Vote At UN General Assembly

Canada defended its shift in its historic pro-Israel voting pattern at the UN, through which it cast a "yes" vote for the 2nd year in a row.

Lawmaker Calls For Tlaib’s ‘Immediate Removal’ From Congressional Committees Over Antisemitic Rhetoric

PA. congressman urges colleagues "across the aisle" to call for Rep. Rashida Tlaib's immediate removal following anti-Semitic comments.

‘Unbelievable’: Florida Holocaust Centre Hosts George Floyd Exhibit, Sparking Outrage

Public outrage ensued after the Holocaust centre opened a George Floyd Exhibit, commemorating the May 25 death that sparked months of riots.

‘Targeted Attack Against Jews’: NYC Health Official Caught Issuing COVID Fine to Empty Jewish School

When the inspector was pressed as to why she was giving a summons to the empty Jewish school, she replied that she was following orders.

Pompeo Seeks to Cut US Funds for Major Rights NGOs Over Anti-Semitism

Pompeo seeks to officially brand several major human rights non-governmental organizations as anti-Semitic and cease US support for them

Jewish Cemeteries, Holocaust Memorial Desecrated in Greece After Neo-Nazi Leaders Jailed

Jewish cemeteries and a Holocaust memorial have been desecrated in Greece, just days after neo-Nazi leaders were jailed in a landmark trial.

Israel Slams German Art College For ‘Embracing Anti-Semitism’

Israel embassy in Berlin accuses college of antisemitism for program titled “School for Unlearning Zionism” that denies existence of Israel

Gov Cuomo Uses 14-Year-Old Photo to Target Jewish Community for ‘Problem’ Gatherings in New York

Gov. Cuomo used a 14-year-old photo to deceptively claim the Jewish community has been skirting mask mandates “in recent weeks.”

Schoolboard Folds after Legal Battle, Reinstates Holocaust Denying Principle with Backpay

A Florida High School rehired on Wednesday a principal fired last year for declining to say whether the Holocaust is a historical fact.

German Police Threaten Israeli With Crime For Show Of Israeli Flag

German Muslims call young Israeli musician a ‘Nazi,’ police said she provoked demonstrators and was ordered to leave for holding Israeli flag

Ted Cruz: Antisemitism on far Left will be ‘in ascension’ if Biden wins

Cruz: "There are some vocal antisemitic voices on the far left that are in the ascension, that if Biden wins will have a serious & vocal role"

First Of Its Kind US Survey: Young Adults Have ‘Shocking’ Ignorance of Slaughter of Jews In The Holocaust

A new survey about the Holocaust has revealed "shocking levels of ignorance about the greatest crime of the 20th century."

San Francisco University to Host Palestinian Terrorist, Airplane Hijacker Leila Khaled

San Francisco State University to host woman who played critical role in airplane hijackings as member of US-designated terrorist org. PFLP

State Revokes Medical License of Muslim who Threatened Jews with ‘Wrong Meds’

The Ohio State Medical Board has revoked the medical license of a woman who took to social media with a threat to give "wrong meds" to Jews.

Rabbi Killed in Stabbing Attack in Central Israel, Palestinian Arrested

A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank fatally stabbed an Israeli rabbi on a street in the central Israeli on Wednesday, police said.

Report Finds Facebook Promoting Holocaust Denial on Platform

Facebook has long been accused of allowing Holocaust denial but a recent study claims computer algorithms on the platform actually promote it

Polish-Language Newspaper in Canada Blames Jews for the Pandemic

A Polish-language newspaper publishes article blaming Jews for COVID; An organization fighting antisemitism, has filed a police complaint over the article.

Vogue Arabia Showcases Artists Who Erase Israel Off The Map

Western media outlet Vogue Arabia features series of Israel-free maps under the pretence of “artistic protest” against the Jewish State.

Anti-Semitism On The Rise: ‘Jews Should No Longer Stay in Germany’

Nine months after the attack on the small Jewish community in Germany, local leaders say anti-Semitism is now on the rise.

Black Lives Matter stands against Israel

BLM protests have continued their call for defunding police departments, but they have since added a new target for their anger— the Jewish state of Israel.

Anti-Semitic Toronto Restaurant says ‘Zionists Not Welcome’

B’nai Brith Canada calls on Jewish community to take action against restraunt using anti-Semitic tropes & posted pro-terrorist content on social media.

At Brooklyn Pro-Palestine Rally, Calls to Eliminate Both Israel & United States

At a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Brooklyn participants called “Death to Israel,” “Death to America” & “From Gaza to Minnesota, globalize the Intifada!”

50% of Swiss Jews Faced Anti-Semitic Abuse in Past Five Years – Study

A recent study in switzerland shows, of 500 Swiss Jews that were questioned, half reported having been targeted with antisemitic abuse in the past 5 years.

Democrat Lawmakers Threaten to Cut US Military Aid to Israel If Annexation Takes Place

US Democrat lawmakers are threatening to withhold military aid to Israel if PM Netanyahu should move forward with his annexation plans

UK Labour Education Spokeswoman Fired for Sharing Anti-Semitic Conspiracy

British opposition Labour Party leader fired his education spokeswoman Thursday after she shared what he called an "antisemitic conspiracy theory."

Report: TikTok Used to Target Youth with Antisemitic Material, Encourage Holocaust Denial

According to study done by University of Haifa & Israel’s Institute for Counter-Terrorism, the TikTok app is being used to encourage antisemitic material.

Chants of ‘Dirty Jews!’ Heard at Racial Justice Protests in France

Paris police are investigating after multiple participants were heard shouting “dirty Jews” at a demonstration in Paris focused on Adama Traore.

New Swedish ‘Ambassador to Tel Aviv’ Denied Support for Israel

He courted controversy last month when he announced his new posting by tweeting that he was appointed "ambassador to Tel Aviv," as opposed to Israel.

Germany Condemns Iran’s ‘Spread of Anti-Semitism’ in a Policy Reversal

Germany reversed its position previously labelling Iranian regime's calls to exterminate the Jewish state as only “anti-Israel rhetoric” not antisemitic.

Polish Journalist Denies the Holocaust in New Book; Makes Several Antisemitic Comments

Polish journalist is being called out by anti-semitism watchdog after release of book wherein he denies the Holocaust and makes several antisemitic remarks.

BDS Petition Blames Israel for US Police Brutality, Protests

A petition at the University of California suggests Israel is to blamed for teaching methods to US police that were used and resulted in Floyd's death.

Israel Urges Twitter to Boot Iranian Leader After his ‘Eliminate Israel’ Tweets

Israel asked Twitter to immediately suspend the account of Iran’s supreme leader from the social media platform for “anti-Semitic & genocidal” messages.

Sign of Unity – Gantz & Netanyahu Respond to the Hostility of Iran’s Supreme Leader

Benny Gantz & Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu respond to Iranian supreme leader Khamenei’s hostile remarks towards the Jewish State.

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Calls for the Destruction of Israel During Quds Day Speech

He believes that in order for “Palestine” to be free, resistance to Israel is required; Nasrallah: Israel must be destroyed.

Pompeo, Netanyahu accuse Iran supreme leader of endorsing Nazi ‘Final Solution’

After Khamenei shares graphic that invokes term, PM warns that ‘any regime that threatens the destruction of Israel faces a similar danger’

Iran Prioritizes Anti-Israel Quds Day Rallies Despite Severe COVID-19 Scenario

Iran approved & encouraged anti-Israel Quds Day rallies despite severe COVID-19 circumstances; Their parliament banned any Iranian cooperation with Israel.

Iran’s Khamenei Lashes Out in Anti-Semitic Tweets Against Israel, UK

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Khamenei on Sunday issued a series of antisemitic-laced tweets against Israel, also blaming Britain for creating Israel.

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Anti-BDS Bill

Lawmakers in Missouri passed a bill on Thursday to ban the state from doing business with companies who boycott Israel, The Associated Press reports.

Holy Jewish Site of Esther & Mordechai Set Ablaze in Iran – Reports

National Director of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Jonathan Greenblatt announced Friday on Twitter that the tomb of Esther and Mordechai in Iran was torched.

Data Reveals that Antisemitic Incidents Reached a New High in the United States in 2019

Statistics show antisemitic-related incidents increased by over 12% in the US in 2019; Different occurrences include harassment, vandalism & even assault

Couple Arrested for Tearing Off Masks of Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

A couple in NYC was arrested Monday after trying to rip off masks of 3 ultra-Orthodox Jews, in addition to yelling antisemitic slurs, according to reports.

Disgusting: New York Times reports on Israeli Defense Ministry as ‘Best Known’ for Killing People

In a tweet, the NYT presented the Defense Ministry’s Research and Development section as “best known” for killing people and blowing things up.

Spate of Anti-Semitic Incidents Leads to Stark Warning from WZO

Latest series of anti-Semitic events cropped up across Europe in recent days triggered call for governments & Jewish communities to not remain complacent.

German Military Counter-Intelligence Omits Israel from Map, Apologizes

The German military counter-intelligence service on Wednesday deleted Israel from a map that included the Middle East, prompting a swift correction.

Finnish Amnesty Int’l board member says Israel worse than Hezbollah

A prominent Finnish physicist and board member on the NGO Amnesty International was hit with criticism after calling Israel worse than Hezbollah.

UK Publisher Pulls Textbook Following Complaints of Anti-Israel Bias

British educational publisher Hodder Education has withdrawn a secondary-education textbook following complaints of anti-Israel bias.

UK Labour General Secretary Formby Resigns After Anti-semitism Report Leak

UK Labour Party General Secretary resigned from her post on Monday following the leak of a bombshell report on antisemitism within the party weeks prior.

ICC Chief Prosecutor Insists Tribunal has “Authority” to Investigate Israeli Conduct

ICC chief prosecutor insisted Thursday that PA can be considered a state, hence the court can conduct an investigation into Israel's alleged "war crimes"

De Blasio: ‘No Regrets’ for Singling Out Jewish Comunity for Violating Social Distancing

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio faced major backlash over a tweet that singled out the “Jewish community” in threatening arrests for not social distancing.

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