Palestinian Textbooks Still Glorify Terror and Anti-Semitism, and Britain Still Pays for Them

Feb. 24 2021

At the end of last year, the Norwegian parliament voted to cut its aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) over its refusal to modify the textbooks used in its schools, which teach hatred for Jews and admiration for terrorists. By contrast, the British government, although it acknowledged the problem in 2018, has responded mainly with obfuscation and foot-dragging. Jenni Frazer writes:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Palestinian Authority, United Kingdom

 

Despite Reasons for Worry, Jews Shouldn’t Lose Faith in the American Promise

Sept. 24 2021

From synagogue shootings, to attacks on Jews on the streets, to the gathering strength and viciousness of anti-Zionism, especially in the corridors of political power, American Jewry has ample reason for concern about its safety and wellbeing. But, surveying both the present situation and the deep roots of what has made America a welcoming home to Jews with “no analogue in the 2,000 years after the destruction of the Temple,” Josef Joffe argues that the U.S. remains exceptional. The bad news, however, is still bad:

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More about: American exceptionalism, American Jewry, Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism, Chuck Schumer