Algemeiner articles 2/6/15

Human Rights Watch Official Urges US Holocaust Museum to Display Gaza War Pictures, While Praising Qatar Migrant Labor ‘Reforms’

The brazen double standards underlying the approach of Human Rights Watch (HRW) – arguably the world’s leading human rights NGO...More

British Jews Suffered Record Number of Antisemitic Incidents in 2014, Communal Body Reports

The Community Security Trust, the official body dealing with security for the British Jewish community, has reported that...More

Israeli Businessman Jailed in Turkey Over ‘Stealing’ Bag of Soup Mix on Flight

An Israeli businessman was arrested and spent three days in a Turkish prison because the Turkish carrier Pegasus Airlines accused him of stealing a bag of dry soup mix...More

Why is Thomas Friedman Worrying About Antisemitism?

By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, who has repeatedly claimed that Israel controls Washington, is warning that if Israel’s prime minister addresses Congress next month, “antisemites will claim Israel controls Washington.” Does Friedman really believe that? Or is he cynically using...More

The Ten Commandments: A Structure for a Just Society

In the House of Lords there is a special chamber used, among other things, as the place where new peers are robed before their introduction...More