Tag Archives: anti-Semitism

AJC, WJC Commend EU Declaration on Combating Anti-Semitism

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Brussels — December 7, 2018 … The American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the Council of the European Union unanimous adoption of a statement on combating anti-Semitism across Europe. It is the first time the Council’s 28-member states have passed a comprehensive measure aimed at coordinating counter anti-Semitism actions and to assure the… Read More »

Holocaust Center Yad Vashem Mourns Loss of French Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — July 5, 2018 … World-renowned filmmaker and director Claude Lanzmann passed away earlier today at the age of 92 in France. Lanzmann was born in Paris, France in 1925 to Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. His family went into hiding during World War II. He later joined… Read More »

AntiSemitism – From Gaza, Germany To France, Durham

Israel has one of the most diverse, inclusive police forces in the world. An Open Letter To Durham, NC Mayor Steve Schewel:                    April 25, 2018 Dear Mayor Schewel, I just finished watching the Durham City Council meeting of April 16, 2018 which implemented a ban on working… Read More »

Israel President Rivlin Addresses Poland, Anti-Semitism At Holocaust Remembrance

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Athens, Greece — January 29, 2018 … Israeli President Rivlin commented on Poland’s denial of its role in the Holocaust. Rivlin, who is visiting Greece, stated that in relation to the new Polish legislation that Poland’s  decision to place in prison those who speak of Poland’s complicity with Nazi… Read More »

Netanyahu Meets with Danish Foreign Minister Samuelsen

Photo: Haim Zach (GPO) By Herb Brandon Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 17, 2017 … Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this evening met with Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen at his office in Jerusalem. The two discussed bilateral cooperation in the field of innovation. Prime Minister Netanyahu said that the true reason for the… Read More »

As Bomb Threats Continue Against US Jews – Police, DHS Offer Advice

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — March 22, 2017 … With over 160 bomb threats made to Jewish organizations in the United States and Canada, many questions are now being raised as to how to respond. Yesterday, Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston, New Jersey was targeted. Police told the INA that the threat… Read More »

Israel, WJC To Hold Massive Event At UN Fighting BDS

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — March 21, 2017 … The World Jewish Congress and Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations will co-host a special conference on the delegitimization of Israel, at the UN headquarters in New York City on March 29. The Annual Ambassadors Against BDS Summit will bring together… Read More »

ADL Threatened With Bombing Attack

By Herb Brandon and Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — February 22, 2017 … After denouncing a wave of anti-Semitic incidents across the United States, the ADL’s headquarters in New York City were targeted. The ADL responded with the following statement: “The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today received an anonymous bomb threat called into… Read More »

Rivlin At Jewish Media Summit: Help Us Fight Anti-Semitism

Photo: Mark Neiman By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 5, 2016 … Israeli President Reuven Rivlin addressed a summit of publishers and writers of Jewish media outlets from around the world. His first and foremost words were for the Jewish media to be the eyes and ears of the Jewish community. Rivlin… Read More »