Posts Tagged ‘Antisemitism’

Antisemitism watchdog applauds Pope’s tolerance, trust Comments 0

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Antisemitism has changed in a profound way, says Harley Lippman. It has moved “from being a right-wing phenomenon to a left-wing phenomenon, from being a Christian phenomenon to a radical Islamic phenomenon, and from being a religiously based phenomenon to an anti-Zionist phenomenon,” he says. Lippman is the President of the Institute for Study of Read more

Antisemitism is everyone’s business Comments 0

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Antisemitism isn’t the business of Jews, it’s everyone’s business. So says a manifesto denouncing “a new antisemitism marked by Islamist radicalisation.” The manifesto has been signed by over 300 French dignitaries and stars. The manifesto was drafted by Philippe Val, a former editor at Charlie Hebdo, after a number of Jewish murders. It says the Read more

Martin Luther, antisemitism and apology Comments 0

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Martin Luther’s antisemitism should be denounced, says Rabbi Abraham Cooper. In his view, next year’s 500th anniversary of Luther’s break from the Catholic church would be a perfect time to right past wrongs. Cooper, who is the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles says this would involve the  Evangelical Church in Read more

Muslims welcomed by Jews and Christians Comments 0

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Muslims will take up full representation at the Wellington Council of Christians and Jews, which will re-launch as the Wellington Abrahamic Council on 14 April at an event at Parliament hosted by the Attorney General, Hon Chris Finlayson. Jewish Co-chair Dave Moskovitz said that the Council had welcomed Muslims at all meetings since 2007, and Read more