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Daily Archives: November 3, 2021

Memoir Relates How 2 Young Sisters- One Deaf, One Hearing – Survived the Holocaust...

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This joint memoir, intended for students in grades 3 through 7, tells the story of two young sisters — one hearing and one deaf — who survived World War II notwithstanding their transport as...
A still from the Netflix documentary “Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis,” November 2021. Credit: Courtesy of Netflix.

Netflix short film, ‘Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis,’ leaves viewers cringing

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It was basically the complete opposite of what they expected. A group of German Jews who fled Hitler and Nazi Germany, and who signed up to be American soldiers, wanted to exact revenge. Instead, they...
Soccer ball. Credit: Needpix.com.

FIFA president urged to take action against Polish referee’s anti-Jewish rant

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Jewish and anti-Semitism watchdog groups are urging FIFA to take a stance concerning a Polish soccer referee who went on a rant against Jews. Lukasz Araszkiewicz, a FIFA-trained referee and member of the Polish Football...
A graphic of the teams in Italy’s Serie A soccer league. Source: Football Italia.

Top Italian soccer league adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

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Italy’s premier soccer league, Serie A, has agreed to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism. It made the announcement at a conference called “The Fight Against Anti-Semitism in Football: European Agreements,” the Italian-language...
Co-founder and CEO of the Israeli-American Council Shoham Nicolet addresses the opening plenary at its national summit in Southeast Florida, Dec. 5, 2019. Photo by Noam Galai.

Surge in anti-Semitism to power attendance at in-person IAC summit in Southeast Florida

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After a year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Israeli-American Council (IAC) is looking forward to holding an in-person summit this December. IAC CEO Shoham Nicolet said it was more important than ever for people to...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz visiting the Home Front Command's Corona Headquarters. Credit: Jorge Novinski/GPO.

Gantz and Austin discuss Iran’s nuclear aspirations, regional entrenchment

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Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke on Tuesday about American-Israeli coordination on a range of top-priority security issues. According to a tweet by Gantz, the two discussed bilateral...
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan speaks at a webinar, “A Festival of Hate: How to Defeat the Durban Strategy—A Primary Vector of 21st Century Anti-Semitism,” Aug. 3, 2021. Source: Twitter.

Erdan replies to Palestinian letter to UN complaining of terror-labeled NGOs

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Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan responded on Monday to two letters sent by the Palestinian Authority to the United Nations complaining about Israel’s recent designation of six Palestinian NGOs as terrorist organizations. Erdan pointed...
Mona el-Kurd and other residents of the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah hold a press conference in Jerusalem, Nov. 2, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Sheikh Jarrah residents reject suggested compromise deal by ‘occupation court’

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Arab residents of Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood rejected a deal on Tuesday that would have allowed them to remain in their homes for 15 years as “protected tenants.” “We unanimously rejected the settlement offered by...
Israeli President Isaac Herzog, with analog astronauts of the AMADEE 20 Mars Simulation, at the President's Residence in Jerusalem on Nov. 2, 2021. Credit: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.

Herzog greets ‘graduates’ of Mars-simulation mission

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Israeli President Isaac Herzog and his wife, Michal, met on Tuesday at his official residence in Jerusalem with two “graduates” of a three-week Mars-simulation mission, the Government Press Office said in a statement. Praising analog...
Cyber attack illustration. Credit: Kai Stachowiak/Pixabay via Wikimedia Commons.

Black Shadow leaks info on hundreds of thousands additional Israelis

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Hours after leaking the personal details of users of LGBTQ dating app Atraf, Iran-affiliated hacker group Black Shadow continued to wreak havoc on Tuesday night, releasing private information on nearly 300,000 Israelis receiving medical treatment at...