7:00 PM, Aug 4, 2011 • By ANNE BAYEFSKY
While the United Nations is doing its best to legitimize the forthcoming Durban III “anti-racism” bash, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appears intent on blowing the U.N.’s cover. Each year for the past five years, Ahmadinejad has chosen to speak on the opening day of the General Assembly’s so-called general debate, when all the presidents, prime ministers, and foreign ministers annually descend on New York City.
5:01 PM, Jul 15, 2011 • By SAMUEL TADROS
Consider these two quotations, both of which are provided by members of the Egyptian intelligentsia: “The Holocaust is a lie,” and “The victory of the Zionist ideal is also the victory of my ideal.”
Elects Iran VP and Qatar president of the General Assembly.12:00 AM, Jun 24, 2011 • By ANNE BAYEFSKY
On Wednesday, the U.N. General Assembly elected Iran one of its vice presidents and Qatar as president, each for a year-long term starting in September. At one and the same time the Obama State Department has been blanketing the airwaves with speeches on this administration’s love affair with the UN under the title “principled engagement.” But with Wednesday’s U.N. elections, what kind of principles might the Obama administration be talking about?
2:02 PM, Jun 8, 2011 • By DANIEL GELERNTER
Yale University has now canceled the Yale Initiative for the Study of Antisemitism (YIISA), the only such program in the country. The New York Post reports that the reason for the program's termination was not lack of interest, but, likely, the program's insistence on covering all forms of anti-Semitism—Muslim anti-Semitism included.
12:51 PM, Mar 16, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
Benjamin Weinthal reports for the Jerusalem Post:
The study – “Intolerance, Prejudice, Discrimination: A European Report” –questioned roughly 1,000 people in each of the selected EU countries....
10:03 AM, Mar 2, 2011 • By KELLY JANE TORRANCE
Paris's twice-annual Fashion Week began yesterday, but no one in the City of Light is talking about the clothes. Dior designer John Galliano was first suspended, then sacked, from the couture house as allegations he has, more than once, engaged in anti-Semitic rants in a Paris bar have come to light over the last few days.
The marriage of Islamic fundamentalism and European anti-Semitism.Jan 17, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 17 • By REUEL MARC GERECHT
Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World
by Jeffrey Herf
Yale, 352 pp., $30
A Mosque in Munich
12:12 AM, Jul 30, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
The New York Observer reports:
Mike Grimm, a G.O.P challenger for Mike McMahon's Congressional seat, took in over $200,000 in his last filing.
But in an effort to show that Grimm lacks support among voters in the district, which covers Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, the McMahon campaign compiled a list of Jewish donors to Grimm and provided it to The Politicker.
Better safe than sorry Jul 26, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 42 • By REUEL MARC GERECHT
There is only one thing that terrifies Washington’s foreign policy establishment more than the prospect of an American airstrike against Iran’s nuclear-weapons facilities: an Israeli airstrike. Left, right, and center, “sensible” people view the idea with alarm. Such an attack would, they say, do great damage to the United States in Iraq and Afghanistan, where Tehran would counterattack, punishing “the Great Satan” (America) for the sins of “the Little Satan” (Israel).