Norbert Hofer, running for Austria's president, has tried to garner Jewish votes but is known to believe in Nazism-tainted pan-Germanism. Should he win next week, the revival of the capital's Jewish community may be at risk and Europe's xenophobic elements could benefit.
Jews and Muslims
Many contradictions are evident between answers Rabbi Krim gave to print media and what he said to a website concerned with Jewish law. What is clear: He has an agenda.
Jeremy Ben-Ami is certain that the 75 percent of American Jews who did not vote for the president-elect need political representation and voice that speaks for them.
American Jews should stand against the bigotry and hate that is so plainly visible in the vicious, false attacks directed against Rep. Keith Ellison, a staunch supporter of Israel and the Jewish people.
Right-wing lawmakers disingenuously suggest it's all just a noise pollution issue. But we know the kind of politicians attracted to laws that target Muslims only.
Sheikh Adel Alfar, the imam’s brother, told Haaretz this is the first time the city has ever fined an imam for excessive noise caused by the muezzin’s call to prayer.
Israeli, Palestinian and U.S. ecological activists are providing alternative, cost-saving systems for vital water and waste treatment.
Paradoxically, Israeli liberals, whether Jewish or Arab, cannot support an excellent bill because it is intended to harm Muslims, and only Muslims.
Organizations look for a way forward for a community still reeling from a winning campaign that largely revolved around anti-Muslim rhetoric.
A new Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council will work to protect religious minorities' rights as well as other 'issues of common concern.'