Terrorism

crrns_control January 18, 2019

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg told NBC News he thinks society must take the possibility of genocide more seriously now that it has in the past generation. In an interview marking the 25th anniversary of “Schindler’s List,” Spielberg referred to the massacre at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue and warned that “hate leading to genocide is as […]

crrns_control January 18, 2019

First it was actors Alyssa Milano and Debra Messing. But in recent weeks, a slew of prominent liberal groups has – mostly quietly – withdrawn their support for the national Women’s March. The third march is scheduled for Saturday. It apparently will take place without support from the NAACP, the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the […]

crrns_control January 14, 2019

The tunnel was hundreds of meters long and penetrated dozens of meters into Israeli territory. IDF uncovers sixth Hezbollah terror tunnel, completing Operation Northern Shield, January 13, 2019 (IDF) The IDF announced the end of Operation Northern Shield on Sunday after it discovered a sixth cross-border attack tunnel belonging to Hezbollah in northern Israel. According […]

crrns_control January 14, 2019

The current House of Representatives includes two female Muslim members—a first, and a cause for much celebration in the press. As of this week, both have made their anti-Semitism public. Ilhan Omar, in 2012, wrote that “Israel has hypnotized the world,” while Rashida Tlaib on Sunday declared that supporters of legislation before the Senate that […]

crrns_control January 11, 2019

Over 20 years ago, Myanmar announced it would move its Jewish cemetery out of the capital Yangon. It’s still there. (Charles Dunst) This is the first article in a series about the Jews of Southeast Asia. YANGON, Myanmar (JTA) – There was a Hanukkah party last month in this former capital city and enough guests […]

crrns_control January 11, 2019

On the first day of this year, an effective ban on kosher and halal slaughter of animals went into effect in the Belgium’s Dutch-speaking Flanders region; a similar law will take effect in French-speaking Wallonia in September. The law affects not only Belgian Jews but also Jews in countries like Sweden who import their meat […]

crrns_control January 9, 2019

As people around the globe celebrate the New Year, for me 2019 is beginning just the way 2018 did — with a threat against me. Leading up to 2018, the threats against me were quite blatant, leading last year to the arrest of two would-be assassins in India. Even in Toronto, a Muslim cab driver […]