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Aug 13, 2019, 8:04 AM
Even from the US-Tlaib/Omar Can Still Raise 5 Issues with Palestinian Leaders
Reps Omar and Tlaib are unapologetic anti-Semites and supporters of anti-peace BDS supporters who could have joined dozens of Congress members--Democrats and Republicans- who just visited Israel and Palestinian territories. Still, first instinct of Israeli officials to let them...
Jun 14, 2019, 5:33 AM
Criticize US Immigrant Detention Centres — But stop labelling them “concentration camps”
By Rabbi Abraham Cooper and Harold Brackman* Last year, when the Trump Administration inaugurated a policy—which it subsequently rescinded under public pressure—of “zero tolerance” family separations on the U.S.-Mexico border, American media were rife with historical comparisons to slavery times...
Mar 27, 2019, 9:24 PM
Extremists Blame Jews for NZ Massacre While Leader of 60 Million Moderate Muslims Urges Faithful To Denounce Bigoted Co-Religionists
By Abraham Cooper and Harold Brackman* The unspeakable tragedy in New Zealand was apparently planned and executed by a lone racist terrorist, born in Australia but obsessed with white supremacist movements around the world. Incredibly, he was able to livestream...
Feb 26, 2019, 6:58 AM
‘Two-Party System’ Fraying in Both UK and US
The old joke is that the Americans and British are “divided by a common language.” Just consider Americans’ ignorance about “cricket” and most Brits’ incomprehension of “baseball.” Politically, Americans remember such high-profile post-WWII Prime Ministers as Margaret Thatcher and Tony...
Jan 21, 2019, 6:23 PM
MLK, Jews, Israel and Blacks: In his own words
By Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper* Declarations to the contrary—most notably by Michelle Alexander’s op-ed in the New York Times—Reverend Martin Luther King’s public words expressing love and support of Israel and the Jewish People abound- from 1956 as a...
Jan 7, 2019, 10:59 PM
Keynoting MLK Week? Mallory Must Choose– King’s Love or Farrakhan’s Hate
Tamika Mallory, a co-chair of 2017’s Million Women March -- currently bedeviled by its organizers’ embrace of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan -- has been invited to deliver the keynote address the University of North Carolina Ashville’s celebration...
Dec 20, 2018, 10:01 PM
Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Chose Ideology over Truth and Reconciliation
These days it looks like the national bird of Israel is the crane. You see them everywhere, putting up all kinds of structures – including museums, high- rises, and most especially, hotels. As much as they try, the cranes...
Nov 6, 2018, 9:52 PM
Beyond Pittsburg: How Our Neighbors Can Help Thwart Anti-Semitism
By Abraham Cooper And Yitzchok Adlerstein "Some people don't like other people just because they're Jews," declaimed a main character in the 1947 Oscar-winning American classic, “A Gentleman’s Agreement.” Imagine that. The crematoria at Auschwitz had not yet cooled down, but...
Oct 18, 2018, 1:06 PM
With Truth Teller Nikki Haley Gone-UN Bullies Continue Demonizing Israel
By Abraham Cooper and Yitzchok Adlerstein* Will Nikki Haley be missed at the United Nations? After all, gone will be a powerful woman who had the guts to speak the truth. The short answer is no. It will be back to business-as-usual...
Jul 8, 2018, 1:54 PM
Church on the Brink: PCUSA’s Parting Slander Against Jewish State
By Abraham Cooper and Yitzchok Adlerstein* The once proud and iconic Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA), is on the brink of complete and utter irrelevance. Before riding off into the sunset however, its recently concluded 223rd General Assembly(GA) delivered a series of...
Rabbi Abraham Cooper is Associate Dean and Director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Global Social Action