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Simon Wiesenthal Center - eResponse
Volume 31, Issue 6 - July 2010

  SWC Joins Worldwide Vigil For Gilad Shalit


 PARIS--International Relations Director Dr. Shimon Samuels & SWC supporters joined thousands in a rally marking the 4th anniversary of Gilad Shalit's kidnapping by Hezbollah terrorists.

Ten Big Lies: Over 1 million in circulation; now available in French and Spanish

UC Irvine’s Suspension of Muslim Student Union for Free Speech Violations applauded; read letter to University of California President over Jewish concerns...

Worldwide Anti-Semitism Surges: EU Urged to Take Action


OAS General Assembly’s Rejection of Anti-Israel Resolutions Commended


Only One Jerusalem: Following SWC Protest, Yahoo! Fixes Weather App 


MOT Family Sunday Celebrates Anne Frank’s 81st Birthday


Canadian Friends' Protest Anti-Israel Group, 'Queers Against Israeli Apartheid’s' participation in Toronto Pride Parade



The 50 Most Influential Rabbis in America

3rd Year: Rabbis Hier and Cooper on list 


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by Rabbi Abraham Cooper and Harold Brackman

Opinion: Blockade of Israeli ship is a misguided response to Gaza

If "The Lady With the Lamp" stood adjacent to the San Francisco-Oakland harbors, she'd turn away in shame.

Last month, pressured by protesters, Oakland longshoremen refused to offload a ship. The union members were responding to "The Free Palestine Movement," ANSWER and the International Solidarity Movement, a group whose co-founder depicted as "legitimate" and "noble" suicide bombings against Israel. The Bay Area activists' objective: "to blockade" a Zim container vessel whose only crime is that it's from Israel.

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