SWC on CNN: "The blood of the innocents are on the hands of Hamas"

November 13, 2023

Rabbi Cooper tells CNN’s Abby Phillip on CNN NewsNight: “The blood of the innocents are on the hands of Hamas…240 people including 32 kids, a nine-month-old are hostages and, tragically… essentially all of Gaza and Gazans are used as human shields by this terrorist group… We need peace, but we will get peace the day after Hamas is eliminated.

NY Times_logo     At a Hollywood Screening, Footage of Hamas Killing Israelis
“We are the leftovers of pogroms,” said Rabbi Marvin Hier, who established the Wiesenthal Center, noting that it was the eve of Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass” in 1938 when the Nazis smashed Jewish storefronts, killed Jews and sent thousands to concentration camps.
Holocaust survivors in LA mark 85th anniversary of Kristallnacht amid rising antisemitism

On Thursday, Holocaust survivors and Jewish leaders with the Simon Wiesenthal Center marked the anniversary as they stood in solidarity with the victims of the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attacks in Israel.

"We cannot allow history to repeat itself," survivor Ella Mandel said.

"The action of Hamas are so familiar, so barbaric." The survivors joined others around the world to condemn the unprecedented surge in antisemitism.

 The-Hollywood-Reporter_logo IDFA Artistic Director Under Fire After Applauding “From the River to the Sea” Opening Night Protest
The IDFA is supposed to be an international gathering of documentary filmmakers where a diverse range of films expressing the gamut of opinions are presented. It is not supposed to be a partisan event calling for the destruction of the Jewish state. What is even more disturbing is that this call took place in Amsterdam on the 85th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the 1938 pogrom in Austria and Germany which saw synagogues, Jewish schools and institutions and Jewish businesses firebombed and thousands of Jews arrested, beaten and murdered” Richard Trank told The Hollywood Reporter.

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