Tag: Simon Wiesenthal Center

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German FM Slammed for Falsely Claiming Israel Is an ‘Apartheid’ Regime

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel reiterated his description of Israeli policies in the territories as embodying the former apartheid regime in South Africa, prompting fierce criticism on Friday from Jewish human-rights organizations and a leading German Jewish activist.

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Jewish Group Praises Trump Administration For ‘Strong Stand’ Against Iran

TEL AVIV – On the eve of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, a U.S. Jewish human rights NGO has praised the Trump administration for taking the Iranian threat against the Jews and the Jewish state seriously as opposed to the Obama administration, which based its policy on “wishful thinking.”

The entry of the colours, or Swastikas at the German National Socialist Party Day at Nuremberg. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Poland Confirms Minnesota Man as Nazi Commander

Poland will seek the arrest and extradition of a Minnesota man after confirming he was a Nazi unit commander suspected of ordering the killing of 44 Poles during World War II, a prosecutor said Monday.

Google vice president Bradley Horowitz (C) smiles with Japanese all-girl pop group AKB48 members Rino Sashihara (L), Minami Takahashi (2nd L), Atsuko Maeda (2nd L) and Mariko Shinoda (L) and AKB48 producer Yasushi Akimoto (3rd L) as they announce plans to expand their reach to the greater Asian market via …

Use of Nazi-Like Outfits Prompts Apology by Sony Music

Sony Music and the producer behind a Japanese girl band that performed in military-style costumes resembling Nazi uniforms apologised on Tuesday following a protest lodged by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

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Jerry Brown Signs Historic Anti-BDS Bill Into Law

On Saturday afternoon, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an historic anti-boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) bill, Assembly Bill 2844, into law, effectively barring companies that engage in discrimination against any sovereign state — including the Jewish state of Israel — from doing business with the Golden State.

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German Pastor Declares Himself An Anti-Semite

NEW YORK CITY – A pastor for the Lutheran Church in Bremen, Germany who boasted that he is an anti-Semite has prompted the Simon Wiesenthal Center to call for his dismissal.

A protestor wearing a 'No Nazi' symbol on her arm carries a banner with the slogan 'we never forget' in front of Laszlo Csatary's last home building in Budapest on July 16, 2012, as she takes part in a demonstration called by the European Union of Jewish Students after a …

Wiesenthal Center Urges Dismissal of Croatia’s Culture Minister

The Israel-based Simon Wiesenthal Center urged Croatia’s government to dismiss its culture minister, saying he took a disdainful attitude toward Croatian resistance to fascism during World War Two. The Jewish human rights group expressed “shock and indignation at several actions