eResponse: Glorifying Hitler, Cemetery Desecration, Anti-Semitism on Facebook, Nazi Memorial & More

Simon Wiesenthal Center - eResponse
 January 2012      

SWC to Spain's Foreign Minister: "Stop Spanish Funds to Palestinian Youth Magazine that Glorifies Hitler"; UNESCO Cancels Funding after SWC Protest

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LITHUANIA: Wiesenthal Center Expresses Outrage At Anti-Semitic Front Page of Lithuanian Tabloid “Vakaro Zinios”
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IRAN: Facebook Removes Vicious Iranian Anti-Semite’s Page after SWC protest
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CANADA: Wiesenthal Center to V-TV: Pull the Plug on Host who says Israel does not "Deserve to Exist"
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LITHUANIA: Lithuanian EU Ambassador to Afghanistan called on to Apologize for Grossly Insensitive Comments on Nazi Occupation of Lithuania
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LATIN AMERICA: National Geographic Channel Channel and Fox TV (Latin America) Poll Whether Jews Killed Jesus
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CHILE: SWC Urges Chilean Congressional Leadership to Condemn Politicians' Anti-Semitic Diatribes Following Massive Forest Fires
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CROATIA: Nazi memorial in Croatia a disgrace to Europe

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ARGENTINA: SWC Condemns Desecration of Historic Argentine Jewish Cemetery – Calls for Immediate Investigation
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ISRAEL: “A Desecration of the Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust” says SWC over donning of “Jude” Yellow Stars by Jerusalem Protestors
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SAVE THE DATE
UPCOMING EVENTS
January 2012 
 

MIAMI

Film Premiere - Miami
"It Is No Dream: The Story of Theodor Herzl"
Wednesday, January 11  7:00pm
 

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NEW YORK

Wednesday, January 11 7:00pm

Lecture:
An Evening with Dr. Alfred Moldovan in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday
Monday, January 16
7:00 pm

Panel Discussion & Tour:
Social Justice and Judaism
Wednesday, January 25 6:00 pm

more New York event info…


Special Program:
Freedom Sunday
Sunday, January 8
3:00pm

Film Screening:
Weapons of the Spirit
Tuesday, January 17 7:00pm

Special International Holocaust Remembrance Day Program
Thursday, January 26, 7:00pm

more Los Angeles event info…

 

 

Beyond Christmas and Hannukah – Who Will Protect the Faithful?
By Rabbi Abraham  Cooper
Published December 30,2011 | FoxNews.com

This year’s overlap of Christmas and Chanukah brought startlingly different, but ultimately connected, developments overseas. In Nigeria, word of five suicide bombs by an extremist Muslim sect murdering and maiming Christians at prayer, and wiping out whole families, cast a pall on many of the faithful. Meanwhile, archaeologists working in Ir David—the ancient neighborhood adjacent to Jerusalem’s Old City Temple Mount/Dome of the Rock, announced a discovery validating the historicity of a heritage central to Jews but also important to Christians.

Bearing two Aramaic words meaning “pure for G-d,” a rare, coin-sized clay seal was found not far from the site of the Beit Hamikdash – Holy Temple where Judaism’s holiest rituals were practiced until it was destroyed by the Romans two thousand years ago.

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