Entries by agnieszka

“The Occupation” – How the EU Discriminates Against Israel

By Prof. Hillel Frisch August 21, 2019 BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,261, August 21, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Why does the EU single out Israeli “occupation” over other “occupations”? Because anti-Israeli, pro-Palestinian positions are one of the few rallying cries that unite Europe. The European Commission, the executive and bureaucratic arm of the EU, has […]


The Palestinian leader was speaking during a visit to the Jalazone Refugee Camp near Ramallah earlier this month. BY ALEX WINSTON  AUGUST 23, 2019 In a visit to the Jalazone Refugee Camp near Ramallah earlier this month, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas claimed that the Palestinians “will enter Jerusalem – millions of fighters.” In a video […]

JMF: UN Watch Shadow Report Exposes Palestinian Antisemitism, Ahead of First UN Racism Review

One week before the “State of Palestine” undergoes its first review by the UN’s anti-racism committee, UN Watch announced its submission of a 32-page shadow report documenting the PA’s failure to address the issue of antisemitism in its report before the world body. UN Watch’s submission provides a resource for UN committee members in their questioning of the Palestinian delegation, and puts on […]

Brutal attack on Swedish woman sends shiver through tiny Jewish community

Stabbing in Helsingborg shines light on southern Sweden, where anti-Semitic incidents outpace other regions despite relatively small number of Jews. JTA — Early Tuesday, a man wielding a large knife approached the secretary of the Jewish community of Helsingborg, Sweden, from the back and delivered near-fatal stab wounds to her upper body. The victim, a […]

EJC welcomes endorsement of the IHRA definition by the Islamic Religious Authority in Austria

May 10, 2019 (Friday, May 10 2019) The European Jewish Congress (EJC) welcomes the announcement by the Islamic Religious Authority in Austria (IGGÖ) to endorse the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). In a statement on social media the IGGÖ declared: “It is very important for our President, Ümit Vural, […]