cig_control October 20, 2018

A 62-year-old Jewish man walking to the synagogue in Boro Park, New York City was attacked and beaten by a man yesterday morning. At about 7:30 a.m., the elderly Jew walked on the sidewalk of 13th Avenue with his tallit and tefillin, according to The Yeshiva World news agency. Suddenly, a vehicle stopped suddenly in […]

cig_control October 20, 2018

THE COUNCIL FOR MUSLIMS FACING TOMORROW IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HEW (HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK) INVITES YOU TO A JEWISH-MUSLIM DIALOGUE ABOUT “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE” ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2018 FROM 11 AM TO 1 PM AT RICHVIEW LIBRARY (FIRST FLOOR MEETING ROOM B) 1806 Islington Avenue, Toronto, ON M9P 3N3 Elevator and parking […]

cig_control October 20, 2018

The BBC covered less than half a percent of the terror attacks perpetrated in the Jewish state in September. By JNS.org/BBC Watch While the Israel Security Agency’s (ISA) report on terror attacks shows a total of 204 incidents took place during September 2018, with 70 in Judea and Samaria, 10 in Jerusalem and 124 in […]

cig_control October 20, 2018

U-M urged to take incidents “very seriously” after two students denied recommendation letters to study in Israel and another student required to hear lecture equating Netanyahu to Hitler The Lawfare Project, a U.S.-based think tank and litigation fund that fights anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli discrimination, has warned the University of Michigan (U-M) that it may be […]

cig_control October 20, 2018

Earlier this month, French authorities announced the suspension of a discriminatory and politicized labeling requirement imposed on Israeli products, pending a decision by the European Court of Justice. The requirement mandated that products from the West Bank and Golan Heights be labeled with the designation “colonies israéliennes” (“Israeli colonies”, referring to the settlements). The suspension […]

cig_control October 11, 2018

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The antisemitism crises exploding in the British Labour Party and threatening to erupt in the US Democratic Party have complex sources in both the elites and the middle class. These include the logic of socialism, which opposes Jewish difference; rejection of the nation-state, which Jews still embrace; and conventional nineteenth-century beliefs in Jewish […]

cig_control October 9, 2018

Should governments oversee religious intolerance and regulate hate, or should communities regulate themselves? Freedom to Critique Lead to Less Hate Religious freedom and tolerance go hand in hand. However, if we are not able to critique religion (keeping in mind that religion is an idea) and are told by the government that we should not […]

cig_control October 9, 2018

“Like channeled water is the mind of the king in Hashem’s hand; He directs it to whatever He wishes.” Proverbs 21:1 (The Israel Bible™)﷯ Israeli officials praised Morocco’s King Mohammad VI for his decision to incorporate education about the Holocaust into his country’s curriculum. His decision was made public by Morocco’s Education Minister Said Amzazi […]

cig_control October 8, 2018

In his 1940 film The Ghost Breakers, Bob Hope finds himself in Cuba facing a strange menace – zombies. An acquaintance explains, “A zombie has no will of his own. You see them sometimes walking around blindly with dead eyes, following orders, not knowing what they do, not caring,” to which Hope famously replies, “You […]

cig_control October 6, 2018

François Legault, the premier-designate of Quebec, says he will invoke the notwithstanding clause to work around the Charter of Rights and Freedoms so that his government can ban people in positions of authority in the province from wearing religious symbols. The Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) Leader said on Tuesday the plan would prevent public servants, […]