“We fear that a mass expulsion could cause incalculable damage to the moral standing of Israel and of Jews around the world.”
The rise of Donald Trump has been very good to Marvin Hier, founder and leader of the Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center.
Obama often spoke of his admiration for Peres and traveled to Israel to deliver a eulogy at his funeral.
After the end of Shavuot, Jewish groups’ condemnations of Trump’s decision not to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem began to flow in.
Rabbi Marvin Hier has become the first Jewish leader criticize the president over his reported leak of Israeli intelligence to Russian officials.
Workers at Rabbi Marvin Hier’s museum say they were driven to form a union after he gave the benediction at Donald Trump’s inauguration.
It is considered one of Israel’s highest honors: Lighting the 12 torches at the ceremony marking the opening of the country’s Independence Day celebrations. And this year’s decision to invite two Jewish American leaders to share the torch lighting is already creating a stir.
— Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, is slated to become the first non-Israeli to light a torch during Israel’s main Independence Day ceremony in Jerusalem. Hier, who in January delivered a prayer during the inauguration of President Donald Trump in Washington D.C., is one of three individuals selected for the honor…
****At The Forward, we find that it is important to monitor the surge of anti-Semitism occurring now throughout the country and the world. The following are five anti-Semitic things that happened just within the past week.
At times, looking for the Jewish angle in a major public event can feel small, parochial and petty. Not this time. The contrast between the two Jews on the podium, Senator Chuck Schumer and Rabbi Marvin Hier, and everyone else who spoke was quite striking.