WATCH: Israel’s Jon Stewart Takes On John Oliver’s Viral Video: Lior Schleien, Forward, May 21, 2021 — Satirist Lior Schleien has been described as Israel’s Jon Stewart. For more than a decade, he hosted Gav HaUma (literally, the back of the nation), a show mocking Israeli politicians and society, and before that Schleien was a staff writer on Israel’s Saturday Night Live equivalent— Eretz Nehederet.
Three Jewish Women Open Up About Their Experiences Of Antisemitism: Katie O’Malley, Elle News, May 21, 2021 — We’d hedge our bets that most ELLE readers couldn’t imagine being hostile to someone based on the colour of their skin, where they were born, the faith they were raised in, their gender or their sexuality. And if you are, kindly go read some other magazine please.
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PM Johnson Vows Support For UK Jewish Community After Rise In Anti-Semitic Incidents: Reuters, May 19, 2021 — Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday the government would support Britain’s Jewish community in any way it could after a spike in anti-Semitic incidents, including an attack on a rabbi, following the outbreak of hostilities in Gaza.
Four Men Arrested In Anti-Semitism Video Investigation: Francesca Gillett, Chris Bell & Dulcie Lee, BBC News, May 16, 2021 — Boris Johnson earlier condemned the “shameful racism” aimed at British Jews, which had “no place” in society. The person who filmed the video told the BBC they cried after witnessing the scene, adding: “I don’t feel safe.”
Anti-Semitic Incidents In Britain Rise 500% During 10 Days Of Israel Palestine Tensions: Benjamin Butterworth, iNews, May 19, 2021 — There has been a 500 per cent rise in reports of anti-Semitic incidents during tense clashes in the Israel Palestine conflict, a charity has found.
Top Story Episode 5: What’s behind the surge in Anti-Semitism?: YouTube, June 9, 2021 – JNS editor Jonathan Tobin interview Melanie Phillips about the rise in antisemitism in the UK.
Violence in Israel Is the Price of Biden’s Weakness: Mike Pence, National Review, May 17, 2021 — he Trump-Pence administration opened the door to a future of peace in the Middle East founded on our strong and unwavering commitment to the state of Israel.