Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, a day after the Israeli general elections, March 18, 2015. (Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) BY TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF Furious Israeli politicians accused the UN’s…
By Avi Lipkin/Victor Mordecai As a “right-wing” Jew from Israel lecturing to “right-wing” Christians and Jews in Europe Canada and the US over the last 25 years, I look at the results of the European Parliamentary elections in a…
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Universities, colleges “may be liable for massive damages” if they fail to prevent anti-Semitism on campus, Israel Law Center warns.
Hundreds of US college and university presidents were set to receive warning letters on Thursday morning, instructing them of their legal obligations to prevent anti-Semitism on campus.
The letters also remind universities it is their legal duty to prevent university funds from being diverted to unlawful activities directed against the State of Israel.
Civil rights group the Israel Law Center (Shurat HaDin) is carrying out the legal campaign in response to “an alarming number of incidents of harassment and hate crimes against Jewish and Israeli students on US college campuses.”
by Chana Ya’ar Jews and Muslims have teamed up in San Francisco to file a petition to block a measure that would ban circumcision (brit mila, in Hebrew) of male children. Both faiths carry out the practice. The lawsuit, filed…
Pro-Palestinian, Christian groups among those targeted by Canadian government
The Canadian government has recently decided to cut back or entirely withdraw the funding to organizations that encourage a boycott of Israel or Israeli products, including pro-Palestinian and Christian groups.