European governments have said they are committed to fighting anti-Semitism, but the message doesn’t seem to resonate with their citizens.
News that President Trump plans to eliminate the office of the special envoy to counter anti-Semitism as part of his planned budget cuts was met with some serious pushback from Jewish leaders — and from the last person to hold the position.
America’s top official dealing with anti-Semitism warns Jewish communities in Europe are in serious danger: ‘I can see smaller communities essentially disappearing.’
The Obama administration’s anti-Semitism monitor has added an issue to his office’s portfolio: defending circumcision in Europe.
A prominent Russian Jewish organization expressed concern over anti-Semitism in Ukraine.
Ira Forman is the State Department’s point man on anti-Semitism. He strongly disputes Vladimir Putin’s effort to inject the issue into the Ukraine crisis.
Shmuel Rosner, correspondent for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, is hosting an online conversation this week with the executive director of the National Jewish Democratic Council, Ira Forman.
Thursday’s House vote on the foreign operations bill provided Democrats with an opportunity in the latest round of the never-ending “who is better for Israel” debate. Having been bashed on this issue in the past, House Democrats now came up with a winning card.