Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Anti-Muslim, Pro-Israel subway ad debuted in New York City

25. September 2012 – Launched by the pro-Israel American Freedom Defence Initiative, the controversial ad, equating Islamic jihad with savagery, will remain posted for a month. It was posted yesterday in ten subway stations in New York. Read more. 

Islamists called on terror attacks in Germany 

25. September 2012 - Islamist extremists called on for terror attakcs in Germany after receiving information that a German citizen played the lead role in the low-budget youtube film Innocence of Muslims. Read more. 

US President, Barak Obama, stressed in his speech at the UN General Assembly that the US will do what must be done to prevent a nuclear Iran

25. September 2012 – In his speech at the UN General Assembly, Obama broached several issues including the murder of US ambassador Christopher Stevens to Libya, the controversial anti-Islam movie and securing Israel. Furthermore, he criticised Iran for not proving that its nuclear program is peaceful. Also, he stressed that the US is trying to solve the issue with diplomacy but, at the same time, time is not unlimited. Read more. 

Kippa as symbol of defiance for Malmö’s Jews in Scandinavia

24. September 2012 – After anti-Semitic incidents and anti-Israel riots in Scandinavia over the last few years, the Jewish communities and people in favour of Israel made the Kippa a symbol of Jewish defiance wearing it protesting against anti-Semitism. Read more. 

Ahmadinejad not taking seriously the possibility of Israeli attack on Iran

24. September 2012 – Ahmadinejad stated on Monday that Iran is not taking any threats coming from Israel seriously and that, in case Israel would attack the theocracy, Iran has the resources necessaries to defend itself. Read more. 

Stephen Strelecky wins compensation over office anti-Semitism

24. September 2012 – Stephen Strelecky, an Australian Jew, won a compensation claim after a two-year battle in Australia, claiming he was the victim of anti-Semitism while working for the Australian Taxation Office in 2009. Read more. 

Monday, 24 September 2012

Germany launched war crimes investigation against former Auschwitz SS guard 

24. September 2012 - Germany launched war crimes investigation against Johann ‘Hans’ Breyer, a former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp. Breyer stated he was stationed outside of the concentration camp and has nothing to do with the murder of 1.5 million Jews. Read more. 

Foreign ministers of Germany, France and the UK called onto the EU to sharpen sanctions against Iran 

24. September 2012 - Catherine Ashton, the EU’s foreign policy chief, was asked by foreign ministers of Germany, France and the UK to toughen sanctions against Iran. Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is going to address a speech to the UN later this week. Read more. 

European Jews support French Jews against Marine Le Pen

23. September 2012 – Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s far-right party National Front (FN), called on for the ban of religious symbols in public spaces. When he was asked if the ban would also includes Jewish kippas, Marine Le Pen stated that the FN would “obviously (….) ban the kippa in public places.” Read more.

Protesters in Toronto demand government actions against anti-Islamic movie 

22. September 2012 – Zafar Bangash, director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought, organised a protest against the anti-Islamic film, Innocence of Muslims, last Saturday in Toronto. 1,500 people attended and chanted anti-US, anti-Canadian and anti-Western slurs. Read more. 

German postal service to deliver neo-Nazi newsletters 

20. September 2012 –The German postal service, Deutsche Post, legally has to deliver un-addressed far right newsletters published by the NPD, German’s neo-Nazi National Democratic Party. German federal court in Karlsruhe ruled that the NPD has the same rights as any other German political party. Read more. 

Friday, 21 September 2012

Islam Gallery opened at the Musée du Louvre despise political tensions between the Western and the Islamic world

21. September 2012 – The Islamic art wing of the Louvre officially opened today, a gallery hosting Islamic art collections from Islamic countries of the Near East and ancient Persia. It is one of the most extensive Islamic art collections in Europe ranging from the 7th to the 19th century. Read more. 

Nazi war criminal Dr. Aribert Heim died 1992 officially confirmed

21. September 2012 – In 2009 the German public television channel, ZDF, and the New York Times reported that “Doctor Death”, Dr. Aribert Heim, died in Cairo in 1992. Shortly after, German weekly news magazine, Der Spiegel, published an article saying that there is no proof of his death. German judicial authorities officially confirmed for the first time Heim died in 1992. Read more. 

Holocaust Memorial Center opened at Drancy Transit Camp in France 

21. September 2012 – Almost 70 years after the first deportations of French Jews, a Memorial Center opened at Drancy Transit Camp in the suburb of Paris. François Hollande inaugurated the new memorial today and stated that educating the French people is very important to prevent the past from coming alive again. Read more. 

Irish Minister of Justice, Alan Shatter, attacked past governments on Holocaust and anti-Semitism

20. September 2012 – Alan Shatter, Ireland’s Minister of Justice and Minister of Equality and Defence, spoke last week at an event marking Raoul Wallenberg’s 100th birthday. After praising Raould Wallenberg’s courage and action, he criticized the Irish government for its decisions during and after WW2. Read more.

Germany launched database of neo-Nazis 

20. September 2012 – The German government launched a database providing law enforcement agencies with information about potentially violent neo-Nazis, replacing a system that limited different state and federal authorities in Germany from sharing information. Read more. 

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Danish Jews to join Malmö’s Jewish community for Holocaust memorial ceremony 

20. September 2012 – Danish Jews are planning to travel to the Swedish city of Malmö on September 23rd. Malmö’s Jewish community is facing a lot of anti-Semitism and hate, historically linked together, and the Danish community is going to show their support. Read more. 

Man in Elmo costume was arrested for shouting anti-Semitic rant in the middle of Times Square

19. September 2012 – 48 year old man arrested for shouting anti-Semitic slurs on Times Square in New York. It is not the first time the man got detained. In June he was already removed from Central Park in an ambulance. Read more.

Anti-Semitism on the rise again in Europe

19. September 2012 – Anti-Semitic sentiments on the rise in Europe. The situation seems to be worse in Eastern European countries like Hungary, Poland and the Ukraine. Read more.

Grenade thrown into suburban Paris‘ kosher market 

19. September 2012 – A kosher store in Paris’ suburb of Sarcelles was damaged by a grenade. One shopper was injured.  Sarcelles is known for having a large Jewish community, mostly immigrants from Northern Africa. Read more. 

German foundation cancelled plan to show “The Innocence of Muslims” excerpts 

19. September 2012 – The German “Cinema for Peace” Foundation has cancelled its plan of showing parts of the controversial movie. Originally “Cinema for Peace” wanted to show excerpts of the movies, among others, in context of a debate on free speech and films on October 1st. Read more.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

France will temporarily close its embassies and schools on Friday September 21st

19. September 2012 – 20 cartoons portraying Muslim Prophet Mohammed were published in French weekly, satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo. Riot police were deployed to protect the magazines offices in Paris.  The French government urged Charlie Hebdo not to publish the controversial cartoons in the past. Read more. 

Toronto Blue Jays’ Yunel Escobar suspended for 3 games for homophobic slur

18. September 2012 - The Toronto Blue Jays announced that Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games after a controversial photo of him circulated the internet. The picture showed Escobar playing a Saturday game with the Spanish words for “You are a fagot” written in his eye black. Read more.

Far-right group in Germany planning to show anti-Islam film: German FM, Guido Westerwelle, is against it 

18. September 2012 – German far-right group, Pro-Deutschland, announced its plan to show anti-Islam movie in cinemas. The German Foreign Minister, Guido Westerwelle, condemned the plan. Interior Minister, Hans-Peter Friedrich, stated further that it is a question of banning public screenings, not a question of banning the film. Read more. 

Palestinian Authority might cancel Oslo Accords with Israel 

18. September 2012 – Chief Palestinian negotiator, Saeb Erekat, said in a statement that the Palestinian leadership is considering cancelling the Oslo Accords with Israel. Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, stated on Sunday September 16th that, additionally, “associated economic and security arrangements” may be cancelled. Read more. 

Jewish Museum in Berlin hosted anti-Israel event on Saturday 15th

16. September 2012 – 700 people attended a podium discussion with US Judith Butler. Butler stated and called for a boycott of Israel. Jewish academics worldwide cried out and criticised Berlin’s decision to host Butler as a key speaker in an event, calling it an insult to the Jewish people. Read more.

Caricatures du prophète Mahomet – La France ferme certaines de ses ambassades et écoles à l’étranger 

18 septembre 2012 – Après la publication de caricatures de Mahomet dans l’hebdomadaire satirique, Charlie Hebdo, le ministère des Affaires Étrangères a annoncé hier, que les ambassades et les écoles françaises seront fermées dans 20 pays ce vendredi. Continuez ici. 

Friday, 14 September 2012

Violences au Moyen-Orient:  Jour de colère dans le monde musulman 

14 septembre 2012 -  Dans plusieurs pays musulmans des dizaines de milliers de personnes ont manifesté dans les rues. En Tunisie, au moins deux personnes ont été tuées et vingt-huit autres blessées dans l’assaut contre l’ambassade américaine en Tunisie. Continuez ici. 

Le conseil de l’AIEA  a adopté une résolution condamnant l’Iran 

14 septembre 2012 – L’AIEA, le conseil des gouverneurs de l’Agence internationale de l’énergie atomique, a adopté hier une résolution concernant l’augmentation des activités d’enrichissement d’uranium de l’Iran. Continuez ici. 

Prof. Richard Dawkins accused by Chief Rabbi for Anti-Semitic remarks 

14. September 2012 - Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Lord Sachs, accused Atheist Professor, Richard Dawkins, of using anti-Semitic phrasing in one of his books, portraying the Jewish God as a fictional villain. Read more. 

Egyptian rioters clashed with local police as Muslim Brotherhood called for a “million-man march” in response over anti-Islam movie 

14. September 2012 – Thousands of people violently protest across the Muslim world as anti-US protest spread. In Sudan demonstrators broke into the German embassy, Egyptian protesters riot on Tahrir Square and in Yemen more than 2,000 protesters tried marching to the US Embassy in Sanaa. Read more. 

Anger at America: Muslim Cleric tears Bible apart

14. September 2012 – During the demonstration in front of the American Embassy in Cairo, September 11th, Abu Islam, a Muslim cleric whose real name is Ahmed Abdullah, tore a Bible. A joyous, celebrating crowd surrounded him. Read more. 

Coptic Christian behind anti-Islam movie, not Jewish Israeli living in the US

14. September 2012 – The man behind the controversial movie was identified by American authorities as a Coptic Christian, who identifies himself as Sam Bacile, an Israeli Jew living in the US. It turned out the filmmaker is the 55 year old Nakoula Basseley originally from Egypt, residing in America. Read more.  

Protesters set fire in Sudan’s German Embassy over anti-Islam movie 

14. September 2012 – Demonstrators broke into the German embassy, raised an Islamic flag and set the entire building on fire.  When protesters forced their way into the embassy, policemen stood by, Reuters witness stated. Read more.

Hungarian anti-Semitic website tied to America 

13. September 2012 – The website kuruc.info, which published and edited anti-Semitic content in Hungary, is registered to Béla Varga, a local of Healdsburg/California. Kuruc.info was called “the most active hate group operation in Hungary”. Read more. 

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

US diplomats trained to identify and combat anti-Semitism 

12. September 2012 – The Obama administration launched a special training for American diplomats to identify and combat anti-Semitism. Hannah Rosenthal, the US special envoy on anti-Semitism, launched the program. Her term is ending next month. Read more. 

Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, visited Macedonia

12. September 2012 – Ronald S. Lauder met with the Macedonian president, Gjorge Ivanov, and the Prime Minister, Nikola Gruevski, while visiting the country. He also visited the Holocaust Memorial Center in the Macedonian capital, Skopje. During the Holocaust 98% of the vibrant Jewish population was murdered. Read more. 

Former Hungarian Communist government minister held for war crimes 

11. September 2012 – Béla Biszku, a former interior minister and one of the highest ranking Communist war criminals in Hungary, was detained in connection with two incidents in the Hungarian Uprising in 1956. Biszku is the first Communist war criminal from the leadership of 1956 to face a criminal inquiry. Read more. 

Israel’s population almost 8M

11. September 2012 – The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) published that on the Eve of Rosh Hashanah 5773, Israel will have 7,933,200 inhabitants of which 5,978,600 are Jewish. Read more. 

Anti-Semitism in social media: The Facebook case

10. September 2012 - If one sees anti-Semitic or racist content on Facebook, one can formally complain. What Facebook does at the end is taking the page offline, review it and contact the administrator in order to give the person a chance to rename the page or rewrite certain paragraphs. Read more.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Netanyahu warned and criticised the US government 

11. September 2012 – Benjamin Netanyahu criticised the US government for not stopping the development of nuclear weapons in Iran. Furthermore, the US government was criticised for holding back Israel from launching a military attack. Meanwhile, the IAEA, the International Atomic Energy Agency, stated that Iran is advancing it’s work in the nuclear field. Read more. 

Growing Jewish communities across Latin America 

10. September 2012 – Jewish communities across Latin America growing year by year. Currently 500, 000 Jews reside in Latin America. One of the reasons is the economic transformation of the region. According to the CEPAL, the Economic Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean, the poverty of the region dropped from 44 to 32 per cent due to the creation of new jobs. Read more.

Jewish communities in Germany question their future
10. September 2012 – More and more Jewish people in Germany wonder how their future will look like. Since the circumcision debate began, there was an increase of verbally and physical attacks. Many Jewish people fear what might happen next, how the general situation will continue and question if there is a chance of religious coexistence or not. Read more. 

Dr. Heinz Fischer, Austrian president, condemned far-right leader for positing anti-Semitic cartoon

10. September 2012 – Heinz-Christian Strache, the leader of the Austrian far right-Freedom Party FPÖ, posted an anti-Semitic cartoon three weeks ago on his Facebook page. It now was officially condemned by the Austrian Preseident, Heinz Fischer.  Read more.

Jewish human rights organizations criticised Estonian mock ad for portraying concentration camp survivors 

10. September 2012 – Eesti Ekspress, an Estonian newspaper, published a mock ad for weight-loss pills portraying prisoners at concentration camps. After human rights organizations complained, Sulev Vedler, deputy editor of Eesti Ekspress, apologized but stated that the mock ad ran in the humour section and was making fun at a local gas company, which recently used a picture of Auschwitz to promote its services. Read more. 

Sunday, 9 September 2012

Noam Gershony wins gold at 2012 Paralympics in London

8. September 2012 – Israeli tennis player, Noam Gershony, won the first Olympic gold for Israel since 2004. The wheel chair tennis player beat the American opponent, David Wagner, 6-3, 6-1. After his achievement, he was selected as Israel’s flag bearer in the closing ceremony on September 9th. Read more.

Iran criticizes Canada’s decision to cut diplomatic ties 

8. September 2012 – After the Canadian government cut diplomatic ties with Iran, the government in Teheran accused Canada of behaving under British and Israeli influence. Ramin Mehmanparast, Foreign Minister of Iran, criticized Anti-Iranian policies by the Harper government. Read more. 

Canada expelled Iranian diplomats and closed its embassy in Iran 

7. September 2012 – The Canadian government decided to close its embassy in Iran. All Canadian diplomats in Iran already returned. Remaining Iranian diplomats in Canada have to leave the country before September 12th.  Read more. 

Major Ala Wahib – A Muslim Zionist in the Israeli Army

7. September 2012 – Major Ala Wahib was interviewed talking about his life as a Muslim Zionist in the Israeli Army. He talked about personal experiences getting to the position he is holding, what made him change his mind about the Jewish people and that Zionism and not just his own, but the future of Israeli Arabs. Read more. 

Manalapan, NJ – a town vandalised with anti-Semitic graffiti and swastika 

7. September 2012 - People all over the town found anti-Semitic slurs and swastika spray painted on walls, mail boxes and other objects.  The hate crime took place a day after the Jewish Federation held security preparedness training in order to secure the High Holidays. Read more. 

Friday, 7 September 2012

Anti-Semitism in Venezuela at new heights during the electoral race for president

7. September 2012 – The presidential election in Venezuela is scheduled for October 7th. Current president, Hugo Chavez, a Catholic, and Henrique Capriles Radonski of Jewish descent, run against each other. Chavez constantly tries to present Radonski as a Zionist agent to the electorate while mixing classical and neo-anti-Semitism. Read more. 

Spain’s Jewish community petitions for removal of anti-Semitic term from the dictionary

7. September 2012 – The President of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain, Issac Querub, asked the Royal Spanish Academy, which is responsible for regulating the Spanish language, to remove the word “Judiada” from Spanish dictionaries. Read more.

French judge convicts soccer fan performing Hitler salute

7. September 2012 – A French soccer fan was seen performing the Hitler salute at a soccer game on January 28th. In most European countries the Hitler salute is forbidden, France is one of them. The 32 year old was fined by a French court and has to pay $910. Also, he is barred for five years from the local soccer stadium.  Read more.

A synagogue for Montenegro 

7. September 2012 – When two chairmen of the recently established European Jewish Parliament, Vadim Rabinovich and Joel Rubinfeld, visited Montenegro, they raised the issue of building a synagogue for Montenegro’s Jews. Montenegro has 660, 000 residents of which 12 are Jewish. President Filip Vijanovic and other politicians support the idea. Read more. 

Michael Coren and Robert Spencer discuss Islam documentary by Channel 4

7. September 2012 – Historian, Tom Holland, produced a documentary for British Channel 4. Muslim communities all over the world criticize and threaten him following his in-depth analysis of the Islamic faith. Several communities want to ban the documentary because of Holland’s enraging conclusions. Read more. 

Thursday, 6 September 2012

40th anniversary of Munich massacre

6. September 2012 – A memorial service was held yesterday near Munich to honour eleven Israeli victims of the terror attack in 1972. On September 5th, 1972 eight Palestinian terrorist from the Black September terror group entered the Olympic Village in Munich and murdered eleven Israeli sportsmen. Read more.

At Unity Event Imams deny the increase of antisemitism in Europe and the world

6. September 2012 – European Jewish and Muslim leaders met for the second time in the French capital, Paris. One of the points focused on was increased anti-Semitism. Jewish leaders urged their Muslim counterparts to talk to their communities. Most Imams present denied the increase and stated that the media is exaggerating. Read more. 

Pro-Israel Event barred by German intelligence agency 

6. September 2012 – The pro-Israel NGO, German-Israel Friendship Society, planned a pro-Israel event at the University of Rostock. Justus Westmüller, a popular author among pro-Israel left wing Germans, was to hold a lecture about solidarity towards Israel. Both the University and the German intelligence agency spoke out against the lecture and cancelled it. Read more. 

Buddhist monks in Burma demand for expulsion of Muslims living in the country 

6. September 2012 – Buddhist monks in Burma protesting in the streets to support their country’s President’s, Thein Sein, proposal to either deport members of the Rohingya Muslim community or send them to camps. The protest follows months of unrest after a Buddhist woman was raped and killed earlier this year in June. Read more. 

Six Jewish tombstones desecrated in a graveyard in the German city of Rostock 

5. September 2012 – Anti-Semitic slurs and graffiti of swastikas were found on six Jewish tombstones. As of now, the local police have one suspect that they are trying to track down. Germany is currently facing a new wave of anti-Semitism. Read more. 

Planned anti-Semitic play, “The Sixth Coffin”, cancelled in Budapest

5. September 2012 – The Mayor of Budapest announced the cancellation of an anti-Semitic play that was to be performed in the Hungarian capital.  György Dorner, the director of the New Theatre in Budapest, informed the Mayor that the theatre would replace it with another play on a different subject. Read more. 

Woman in Turkey awaiting trial after beheading her rapist 

5. September 2012 – A 26-year old woman, Nevin Yildirim, was raped multiple times by a man while her husband was outside of town. He threatened the young mother to kill her and her children if she goes public with it. One night she shot him with a rifle, beheaded him and carried the head to the centre of the town. Read more. 

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Jewish group in South Africa fighting “occupied territories” labels 

5. September 2012 - The South African Zionist Federation is taking legal actions against the labelling of products coming from disputed territories with “occupied Palestinian territory”.  All the documents related to the decision were requested by the President of the Federation. Read more. 

Mayor of Lublin to block the construction of a commercial crematorium near Majdanek 

5. September 2012 – Mayor Krysztof Zuk promised to do everything possible to block the construction of a crematorium next to the Majdanek concentration camp.  His goal is to turn the zone surrounding the former concentration camp into a protected area. Read more. 

Jewish school girls verbally assaulted in Berlin 

5. September 2012 – Female students from the ultra-Orthodox “Or Avner” school in Berlin were surrounded on Monday by a group of people attacking them verbally and chanting anti-Semitic slurs. The local police stated that none of the students was physically hurt. Read more.

An Iranian journalist claims that Zionism spreads homosexuality in order to control the world

5. September 2012 – A state-controlled Iranian newspaper printed the article by a local journalist claiming Zionism is the reason for the spread of homosexuality in the world. Experts criticised Iran for being both anti-Semitic and homophobic. Read more. 

Online anti-Semitism survey in nine EU countries launched 

5. September 2012 – The European Union launched an online survey in nine of its member states. Its purpose is to analyse how Jews experience anti-Semitism in the nine participating member states. The results will be published next year in an EU report. Read more. 

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Mayor of Brussels apologized for deportations of Jewish inhabitants during the Holocaust 

4. September 2012 – Mayor Freddy Thielemans apologized on Sunday at a ceremony in Brussels City Hall for the deportation of Jews during the Holocaust. The Belgian city registered Jewish people living in it in the 1940s. Read more. 

After Rabbi in Vienna reported being abused at a soccer game, Jewish leaders protested 

3. September 2012 – The Simon Wiesenthal Centre wrote a letter to the Interior Ministry of Austria after a local Rabbi from Vienna was verbally attacked and shown the Hitler salute at a soccer game in the Austrian capital and the nearby police didn’t act. Read more. 

Cancellation of High Holiday prayers in the Egyptian city of Alexandria 

3. September 2012 – Due to security concerns, High Holiday prayers were cancelled in the only synagogue in Alexandria.  The Eliyahu Hanavi synagogue in Alexandria is one of the world oldest active synagogues and the largest in the Middle East. Read more. 

Pro-Israel rally in Stockholm: 1,200 people joined

2. September 2012 - 1,200 people attended a pro-Israel demonstration in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. Pro-Palestinian activists waved Palestinian flags nearby. Read more. 

First female news anchor wearing a hijab on Egyptian State TV 

3. September 2012 – For the first time in the history of the Egyptian State TV an anchor-woman presented the news wearing a hijab. Critical voices suspect the Muslim Brotherhood is planning in introducing Sharia Law to Egypt. While former president Mubarak was in office, women wearing hijabs could only work behind the camera. Read more. 

Students of the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa announced boycott

3. September 2012 – University students in South Africa announced an academic and cultural boycott of Israel to show their solidarity with the Palestinian people living in the disputed territories.  In 2011 the University of Johannesburg was the first University in the world to impose an academic boycott on Israel Read more. 

Mongolia’s President, Tsakhia Elbegdorj, visited nuclear facility in Iranian town of Natanz 

2. September 2012 - The Mongolian President, Tsakhia Elbegdorj, visited, as first foreign leader, the Natanz nuclear plant in Iran. Last week the Iranian government denied diplomats during the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit to visit any nuclear plants in the country. Read more. 

Couple in Bosnian town of Srebrenica to plan first interfaith marriage since the end of the war 

2. September 2012 - Almir Salihovic, a Muslim resident of Srebrenica, and his Catholic fiancée, Dusica Rendulic, are planning the first interfaith wedding, since the end of the war, in May.  Only a few couples in Bosnia are willed to marry outside their ethnicity. Read more. 

19 Poles that recently discovered their Jewish heritage visited Israel  

1.September 2012 – Last week a group of 19 Polish travellers went to Israel in order to discover Judaism and what living in a Jewish state looks like. Shavei Israel, the group that organized the trip, said that giving people the chance visiting Israel also benefits, people get more aware about the Jewish cause and may sympathise more with Israeli policies. Read more. 

Josh Berger’s short film: “Jew”

31. August 2012 – Film maker Josh Berger’s movie “Jew” focuses on a Jewish boxer encountering anti-Semitism.  He portrays how anti-Semitism is still vivid all over the world. Berger got his inspiration from overhearing anti-Semitic slurs in California, visiting Concentration Camps in Europe, walking the March of the Living and travelling to Israel. Read more.

San Francisco’s public transport and pro-Israel advertisement

31. August 2012 – “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.” This paid advertisement can be found on busses of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. People around town afraid boarding busses showing support with Israel. Read more.