So now, the latest show of solidarity with the ‘Toronto Declaration’ is that an Egyptian filmmaker has pulled his film from the festival in protest of Tel Aviv’s inclusion. If the world made sense, the sequence of events would have been that 2 weeks ago, Tel Aviv filmmakers upon hearing that an Egyptian was showing […]
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A group of celebrities have issued their own letter defending Israel’s inclusion in the TIFF’s city spotlight. As the Jerusalem Post reports: Natalie Portman, Sacha Baron Cohen, Lisa Kudrow and Jerry Seinfeld were among dozens of film professionals who issued a statement this week defending the Toronto Film Festival’s decision to spotlight Tel Aviv. My […]
Of course, nothing’s changed since I stopped blogging, and the constant barage of swastika graffiti hasn’t lost any momentum. Two synagogues were recently defaced in Seattle. Not to mention the swastikas recently found in Ukraine.
Posted in anti-semitism on May 23rd, 2009
Thankfully (and actually surprisingly) there were no more bombing plots, but the Jew haters certainly kept themselves busy over Shabbat: Vandals have spray-painted swastikas, and other Nazi symbols around Yorktown Elementary School.Prince George’s County Police says the vandalism was discovered Saturday morning. Numbers representing Hitler’s birthday were also found. A police car parked on the […]
This story is already over a week old, but I just heard about it and it’s disguting. I’d like to say it’s shocking but unfortunately given the state of the world right now, it isn’t. The Baltimore Jewish News reports: An Austrian hotel reportedly refused to accept a Jewish family as guests. According to the […]
Posted in anti-semitism on May 22nd, 2009
Is this going to be a daily occurrence from now on? What can we do about this? I feel like a sitting duck. (AP) Police disrupted an alleged neo-Nazi plot to bomb at least two synagogues in southern Brazil and are looking into whether the group has international ties, officials said Thursday. Police seized Nazi […]
Posted in anti-semitism on May 21st, 2009
While the FBI thankfully caught 4 men planning to blow up 2 synagogues in New York yesterday, unfortunately over at Miami Beach a man was able to set fire to a synagogue. This just less than a week after feces were smeared and eggs were thrown at a Miami Beach rabbi’s house. Late Wednesday night, […]
While Holocaust denial is at an all time high in the Arab world, those who actually committed the atrocities are quite sure that it happened… they’re just not so sure who is to blame. Earlier in the week, popular German weekly Der Spiegel published a cover story entitled Hitler’s European Holocaust Helpers. The story starts […]
Posted in anti-semitism on May 20th, 2009
Can you guess which religious group is found among the suspects? Via Yeshiva World News: Four New York City men were arrested Wednesday in connection with an alleged plot to blow up New York City synagogues and other city locations, WNBC reports. Raids by the FBI-NYPD Joint Terrorist Task Force in the Bronx captured the […]
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve blogged, but unfortunately, looks like nothing’s changed and I can pick up right where I left off. *sigh* Bill Werline Jr. was home for spring break from West Virginia University and, instead of relaxing, was out early helping his dad remove white spray paint from the family’s 2004 […]