Éditorial de Shimon Samuels paru en anglais dans The Jerusalem Post
le 16 novembre 2015
L'antisémitisme, l'antisionisme, l'antiisraélisme qui sévissent en Europe ne servent que les ennemis mutuels d'Israël et de l'Europe.
Une femme tient une bougie en honneur des victimes d'un attentat.
Paris, 15 novembre 2015 (photo Reuters).
Blog by Dr. Shimon Samuels published in The Jerusalem Post
20 September 2015
Mutual loathing is equally served by competitive squabbles for brownie points in raising the bar of anti-Israeli discourse and violence.
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat (left) waits for a foreign visitor at the Palestinian
presidential offices in Ramallah last year (photo Reuters).
Last week, the Palestinian National Council (PNC) was due to meet after a very long hiatus. Once again, it has been postponed indefinitely.
Blog by Dr. Shimon Samuels published in The Jewish Journal
9 July 2015
The Kotel (photo Wikipedia).
The 39th UNESCO World Heritage Committee (WHC) has just ended its ten day annual meeting, this year in Bonn, Germany. Once again,the Wiesenthal Centre was the only accredited Jewish NGO.
Blog by Dr. Shimon Samuels published in The Times of Israel
5 June 2015
In 1991, upon independence from the crumbling Soviet Union, the Latvian post office issued a set of postage stamps in honour of its previous 1940’s ‘independent’ Air Force, each plane decked with the swastika. It was our appeal to the Universal Postal Union that led to their withdrawal.
In similar situations, the Charter or mission statements of the World Trade Organization (WTO),the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO),UNESCO, the Council of Europe (CoE), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and others of the global alphabet soup have proven useful benchmarks in naming, blaming and shaming their states-parties, whether for antisemitism or, increasingly, boycott.
Blog by Dr. Shimon Samuels published in The Algemeiner
29 May 2015
The SWC presented a counter-protest to a pro-Palestinian
demonstration outside the FIFA Congress Hall in Zurich
(photo Shimon Samuels).
Facing a pro-Palestinian demonstration of some 150 outside the FIFA Congress Hall in Zurich, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre was the only Jewish organization to present a counter-protest.