cig_control January 24, 2019

The Airbnb home rental company has succeeded in reinforcing the truth about accusations of anti-Semitism with a decision to delist an entire disputed territory in the Republic of Georgia. The company released a statement this month confirming it will remove all listings from the regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. “In applying the global framework […]

cig_control January 23, 2019

The fight against antisemitism on the international level continues to be characterized by restraint combined with ignorance — a potentially deadly combination. European hand-wringing and the spouting of clichés will never suffice to combat the problem; the extent of the rot must be acknowledged if it is to be effectively confronted. Almost every day in […]

cig_control January 22, 2019

Consider the front page story in the New York Times Sunday Review, which singled out the Palestinian issue as “one of the great moral challenges of our time” — ignoring Syria, Ukraine, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Chechnya, Tibet, Cyprus and many far greater moral challenges, which are largely ignored by the hard left. Recall that Hitler […]

cig_control January 22, 2019

The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act makes the prevention of genocide and other crimes a matter of national security, and aims to improve and increase the U.S. response to potential and emerging genocides. (January 15, 2019 / JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed new bipartisan legislation committing the United States to […]

cig_control January 18, 2019

The much-documented anti-Semitism of the British Labor party leader is no accident For most of his career, before being unexpectedly elected as leader of the British Labor party in September 2015, Jeremy Corbyn was a backbench politician of hard-left views, an active supporter of anti-Western causes in general, and an outspoken proponent of the anti-Israel […]

cig_control January 18, 2019

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) met with Abbas Hamideh, a Palestinian activist who glorified child murderer Samir Kuntar as a “legendary Hezbollah martyr.” By: JNS.org “I was honored to be at Congresswoman @RashidaTlaib swearing in ceremony in #Detroit and private dinner afterward with the entire family, friends and activists across the country. #Palestine #TweetYourThobe #RashidaTlaib,” tweeted […]

cig_control January 18, 2019

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg told NBC News he thinks society must take the possibility of genocide more seriously now that it has in the past generation. In an interview marking the 25th anniversary of “Schindler’s List,” Spielberg referred to the massacre at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue and warned that “hate leading to genocide is as […]

cig_control January 18, 2019

“Failure to rescind the opinion would allow future US administrations to use it as a basis to support anti-Israeli resolutions at the UN.” BY TOVAH LAZAROFF, JPOST The United States must rescind its famous 41-year old legal opinion that West Bank settlements are “inconsistent with international law,” the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) said as […]