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16-Year-Old Danish Girl Charged with Planning to Bomb Jewish School

March 8, 2016, by

From The Jerusalem Post: Copenhagen—A 16-year-old Danish girl has been charged with planning a “terrorist” attack on two schools, one of them Jewish, after acquiring chemicals for bombs, police said on Tuesday. A police press release said the girl’s 24-year-old friend, who local media have said was a former fighter in Syria, had also been

Oberlin President Defends Free Speech of Anti-Semitic Professor

February 29, 2016, by

From the Forward. In response to an article revealing that an Oberlin College professor made numerous postings about Jews and Israel to Facebook, the liberal arts college’s president said the college “respects the right of its faculty, students, staff and alumni to express their personal views.” Marvin Krislov’s statement came after The Tower on Thursday

Netanyahu: World Must Condemn Iran for Paying Families of Terrorists

February 25, 2016, by

From The Times of Israel: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday urged the world to condemn Iran for providing financial support to the families of Palestinian terrorists. The prime minister also called on the international community to denounce Palestinian incitement, which he said is the “number one cause of terrorism.” “Our fight against terrorism, which

Hundreds of Anti-Israel Posters Hung in London Subways

February 22, 2016, by

From the JTA: Hundreds of posters in support of the Palestinians and calling Israel an apartheid state were hung in London’s Underground subway system. The ads were being removed Monday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Commuters first saw the signs during that morning’s commute after they were put up overnight. Transport for London, which

Students Interrupt Brooklyn College Faculty Meeting, Demand ‘Zionists Off Campus’

February 18, 2016, by

From the JTA: Some 10 Brooklyn College students interrupted a faculty meeting and made anti-Israel demands and statements. A faculty member who was at the Tuesday afternoon meeting told JTA the students demanded “Zionists off campus.” The educator wished to remain anonymous. Other demands ranged from calls for better pay for adjunct teachers to ending