Honoring the Murderers of Jews in Ukraine

July 26 2016

In the chaos following the 1941 German invasion of the Soviet Union, a group of Ukrainian nationalist guerrillas calling themselves the Poliska Sich seized control of a small area surrounding the town of Olevsk. Their goal was to resist the Soviets, a goal often pursued by carrying out brutal pogroms against Jews. Later, the guerrillas helped the Nazis in implementing the final solution. Now their leader, Taras Bulba-Borovets, is being honored by both local authorities and the national government, eager for a past of patriotic Ukrainian resistance against Russian rule. Jared McBride writes:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Holocaust, Politics & Current Affairs, Ukraine, Ukrainian Jews

 

How the NGO-Terror Alliance Turned Human Rights into a Scam

Oct. 27 2021

Last Friday, the Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz announced the designation of six Palestinian organizations as terrorist groups due to their deep entanglements with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which has been committing murderous attacks since 1968. Both the EU and several European states have provided funds to the recently proscribed organizations. A decade ago, pro-Israel activists even supplied the European Union with information, for a long time ignored, about the links between these groups and the PFLP. Members of one group—the Union of Agricultural Work Committees—murdered the seventeen-year-old Rina Shnerb in 2019. Jonathan Tobin writes:

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More about: Human Rights, NGO, Palestinian terror, PFLP, United Nations, US-Israel relations