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ICYMI: Today’s Roundup
Posted By Evan Pokroy On February 7, 2011 @ 1:22 pm In Right to Exist | Comments Disabled
Protesters chanting in support of Palestinians shut down a talk by an Israeli diplomat in Scotland. The Jewish Society of Edinburgh University had been hosting a talk by Ishmael Khaldi, advisor to Israel’s foreign minister after the university’s international relations society declined to host him, claiming that doing so would be at the expense of millions of Palestinians suffering under apartheid.
Jamel, Germany, has been taken over by neo-Nazis. Residents have parties singing “Hitler is my Fuehrer,” signs pointing to the birthplace of Hitler and other symbols filled this small East German town. Granted, there are only 28 adults living in the town, but 10 are considered right-wing extremists.
Cyber-war heats up as Israel and Gaza trade fire. Hamas-connected hackers took down the site of the Jewish People Policy Institute, replacing its front page with a picture of a child attacking an Israeli tank. The attack also deleted other posts.
Birthright attempts to redefine Zionism. Tired of it being used as a hammer to attack Jews and Israel, the group is attempting to widen the understanding of the term to take it away from the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Sheepshead Bay mega-mosque legal representative Lamis Deek advocates the destruction of the Jewish state.
National Socialist group will host a rally in Trenton, N.J. State police have issued a permit for the group to congregate in front of the New Jersey Statehouse on April 16. The group claims to be battling corruption but sometimes appears in Nazi-style uniforms and swastikas.
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