eResponse World Report - March 2010

Simon Wiesenthal Center - eResponse
Volume 31, Issue 3 - March 2010


Online Hate Sites Grow With Social Networks

Terrorists and racists are turning to online social networks and depending less on traditional Web sites, according to a new report on digital terror and hate speech.

The report, by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, found a 20 percent increase in the number of hate and terrorist-abetting Web sites, social network pages, chat forums and micro-bloggers over the last year, to a total of 11,500.

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Obama Administration Overreach Has Contributed to Worst Crisis in Arab/Israeli Relations in Twenty Years

From the Jerusalem Post - "Wiesenthal Center:  Expel German 'Holocaust Slanderer'"

Spanish School Children's Hate Mail To Israeli Ambassador Protested


Wiesenthal Center Outraged by Ebay Auction of Dachau Victim’s Ring


In Historic First, Organization of American States Denounces Anti-Semitism in Venezuela 


SWC Israel Director Participates in Anti-March Demonstration of Latvian Waffen-SS Veterans


Museum of Tolerance Remembers Victims of Saddam's Gassing of the Kurds


NY Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney Joins SWC at Release of 2010 Digital Hate Report
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iACT Campus Outreach & ECJS New York "Big Apple" Event
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Join Rabbi Hier, featured Scholar-in-Residence on Kosherica's "Best of the Mediterranean" Cruise- Holland America's MS Noordam, July 26-August 2, 2010

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Passover is March 29th - Shop the Museum of Tolerance's online store, there is still time to receive your purchases in time for the holiday.
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Memo To President Obama: Want Peace? Make them Stop the Hate!

It remains to be seen if the Obama administration's mantra of never letting a good crisis go to waste will actually help bring peace between Israelis and Palestinians any closer. But even as Secretary Clinton and Prime Minister Netanyahu try to mend fences over the ill-timed announcement, during Vice President Biden's visit, of new apartments in a Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem, American officials were careful not to refer to the 800-pound gorilla of hate in the room -- Hamas.
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