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18th January 2017 – The Jerusalem Post

‘German Research Institute Trivializes Holocaust to Attack Israel’

Benjamin Weinthal

Israel's embassy and leading deputies in the German parliament slammed a Max Planck Institute branch for stoking hatred of Israel and Jews with a series of lectures from a pro-Hezbollah US academic who trivialized the Holocaust and is popular among neo-Nazis. more...

Analysis & Commentary

18th January 2017 – The Jerusalem Post

‘German Research Institute Trivializes Holocaust to Attack Israel’

Benjamin Weinthal

Israel's embassy and leading deputies in the German parliament slammed a Max Planck Institute branch for stoking hatred of Israel and Jews with a series of lectures from a pro-Hezbollah US academic who trivialized the Holocaust and is popular among neo-Nazis. more...

16th January 2017 – The Weekly Standard

Protecting Palestine

Reuel Marc Gerecht

Not long ago, I was talking to a Fatah official about Palestinian aspirations, especially his party’s sharp emotions about Hamas, the Palestinian fundamentalist movement that rules Gaza and would gladly overthrow the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority on the West Bank. more...

14th January 2017 – Quoted by Hana Levi Julian - Jewish Press

German Court Rules No Jail for Muslim Synagogue Arsonists

Benjamin Weinthal

The German court in the city of Wuppertal has upheld the 2015 decision of a lower court validating an attempt by three Muslim attackers who tried in 2014 to burn down a synagogue as a means of “drawing attention to the Gaza conflict” with Israel. more...

13th January 2017 – The Jerusalem Post

German Court Calls Synagogue Torching an Act to ‘Criticize Israel’

Benjamin Weinthal

A German regional court in the city of Wuppertal affirmed a lower court decision last Friday stating that a violent attempt to burn the city's synagogue by three men in 2014 was a justified expression of criticism of Israel’s policies. more...