News Releases 2021
“This campaign against Israel recalls Winston Churchill’s Definition of Belgium: ‘A Manufactured Country’.”
“Perhaps the Antwerp diamond industry, nicknamed ‘Little Gaza products’, should be labelled ‘Made in Israel’ and the Brussels Muslim Quarter be renamed ‘the Independent Republic of Molenbeek’.”
Paris, 27 November 2021
“‘A Manufactured Country’ applies to Flemish Dutch – and Walloon French – speaking Belgians and a history of Judeophobia even when colonizing Africans,” noted the Centre Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels.
Partis, 20 November 2021
In a letter from Wiesenthal Centre Director for International Relations, Shimon Samuels, to Spanish TV channel La Sexta, he had urged that the interview with Isabel Peralta – a 19-year old Nazi – be removed from its “Equipo de Investigación” programme entitled “Los Cachorros Ultras” (the Extremist Puppies).
The network then announced that its Presenter, Gloria Serra, for the first time in 11 years had lost her voice and that a substitute would take the interview.
Editorial by Dr. Shimon Samuels and Alex Uberti published in The Jerusalem Post
18 November 2021
The educational deficit is a persistent obstacle to any form of dialogue with their Israeli neighbors and, by association, with Jews – and not only Jews.
The Italian flag waves over the Quirinal Palace in Rome, Italy May 30, 2018 (photo Reuters/Tony Gentile).
We were shocked to learn that Sabri Saidam, a former Palestinian Authority education and higher education minister from 2015 to 2019 and currently deputy secretary-general of the Central Committee of Fatah, had been decorated with the prestigious “Commander of the Order of the Star of Italy.”
“A 19-year old girl – admirer of Hitler, Holocaust denier and anti-migrant hate-monger – is the guest of leftist Spanish independent TV channel.”
Paris, 18 November 2021
Wiesenthal Centre Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, expressed outrage at La Sexta’s presentation of Isabel Medina Peralta on its “Equipo de Investigación” programme entitled “Los cachorros ultras” (The Extremist Puppies), hosted by Gloria Serra.
30 and 15 Years Imprisonment to the Perpetrators – “Sentences Must Not Be Reduced!”
Paris, 10 November 2021
Mireille Knoll was just a child in Paris when, in the summer of 1942, the French police, cooperating with the Nazis, rounded up thousands of Jews, stuffing them into the Vélodrome d’Hiver, then deporting them to Auschwitz.
On 23 March 2018, having survived the Holocaust, at 85 she was assaulted, stabbed to death, and her body was partly burned by her attackers.