Explaining Anti-Semitic Violence in New York City

July 23 2019

Commenting on the high numbers of physical attacks on visibly Orthodox Jews— most of which have taken place in ḥasidic areas of Brooklyn—and on the relative indifference of the media and local government, Abe Greenwald writes:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Hasidim, Ilhan Omar, New York City, Rashida Tlaib, Social Justice

The UN Human Rights Council Makes a Mockery of Human Rights

Feb. 26 2020

Earlier this month, the UN Human Rights Office issued a list of businesses “involved in certain activities relating to [Jewish] settlements” in the West Bank, the Golan Heights, and parts of Jerusalem. Setting aside the office’s dubious assumption that international law forbids Jews from living in the areas in question, and also setting aside its obsessive fixation on Israel, Evelyn Gordon examines the sheer absurdity of the suggestion that the companies on the list somehow violate anyone’s human rights:

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More about: BDS, Settlements, UNHRC