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Antwerp Rabbi Sues For Gender Integration in Jewish Schools – And Wins

Antwerp Rabbi Sues For Gender Integration in Jewish Schools – And Wins

The Benoth Jerusalem school of Antwerp, Belgium, an Ultra-Orthodox, girls-only public school, faced a major shift in their demographic this week when they were forced to add two boys to their student roster, after a judge ruled that Belgian schools may not discriminate against potential students on the basis of gender. The legal decision was [...]

The Wiesenthal Center Releases List of Top Anti-Semitic, Anti-Israel Slurs of the Year

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has released a list of the top ten anti-Israel/anti-Semitic slurs of 2012. The first quote on the list is one from Mohammed Badie of the Muslim Brotherhood, who wrote in “The Muslim Brotherhood’s Moral Guide” that “The Jews have dominated the land, spread corruption on earth, spilled the blood of believers [...]

Iranian Health Minister Fired

Iranian Health Minister Fired

According to Bloomberg, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad fired the first female Cabinet member in the history of the Islamic Republic this week.  That member, Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi, had been serving as Iran’s health minister, but, says Bloomberg, she will now be replaced by Mohammad-Hassan Tarighat Monfared. According to Radio Free Europe (RFE), Dastjerdi was not [...]

Jay Sekulow & ACLJ: Sign Petition To Stop Iran Now !

According to Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law & Justice,  Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been a concern for many years – a long-standing Holocaust denier who has called Israel a “fake regime” that “must be wiped off the map.” And now, the fact that Iran is working to develop nuclear [...]

Republicans Speak to Ahmadinejad Protesters

Republicans Speak to Ahmadinejad Protesters

On Wednesday, as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insulted Israel at the United Nations, protesters gathered nearby to condemn him. According to The New York Daily News, “Hundreds of demonstrators, some with fake blood on their hands and others in their dancing shoes, demanded a democratic Iran at a boisterous Wednesday rally outside the United Nations.” [...]

Ahmadinejad Condemned as Netanyahu UN Speech Approaches

Ahmadinejad Condemned as Netanyahu UN Speech Approaches

Yesterday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sparked outrage by denouncing Israel and its government before the UN General assembly on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. The New York Daily News called Ahmadinejad’s speech his “eighth and most unspeakable appearance” before the UN. It condemned Ahmadinejad for flouting international law, calling for the [...]

Jews and New Yorkers Respond to News of Scheduled Ahmadinejad UN Speech

Jews and New Yorkers Respond to News of Scheduled Ahmadinejad UN Speech

Los Angeles Rabbi Marvin Hier is calling for President Obama to boycott the speech Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is scheduled to give at the United Nations today. According to Margaret Carraro of CBS Los Angeles, Hier, who is dean and founder of the Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center and its Museum of Tolerance, said, “It’s unbelievable [...]

Israeli and US Figures Respond to Ahmadinejad’s Visit

Israeli and US Figures Respond to Ahmadinejad’s Visit

Yesterday, according to The European Jewish Press (EJP), Ron Prosor, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, walked out on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s address at a “rule of law” meeting held by the UN General assembly. Prosor, says EJP, said that given Iran a “platform” on the topic of the rule of law was a [...]

CNN’s Piers Morgan Interviews Iranian President Ahmadinejad

CNN’s Piers Morgan Interviews Iranian President Ahmadinejad

Yesterday, CNN’s Piers Morgan interviewed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during the latter’s visit to the United States. Ahmadinejad was in the country for a UN meeting. Although the full Morgan interview will not be released until later today, CNN has released some highlights from it. In one released clip, Morgan asked the Iranian president whether [...]

Ronn Torossian of 5WPR:  PR Agencies Shouldn’t Work With Dictators And Anti-American Governments

Ronn Torossian of 5WPR: PR Agencies Shouldn’t Work With Dictators And Anti-American Governments

By Ronn Torossian The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a prestigious foreign policy group will host Ali Akbar Salehi, the Foreign Minister of Iran during his NY trip next week. He will be joining Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly and the appearance at the CFR is part [...]

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