Death of Nazi War Criminal Sparks Burial Debate

Death of Nazi War Criminal Sparks Burial Debate

The death in Rome of a Nazi war criminal has sparked a furor after the Vatican banned a church funeral and Argentina refused the body.Elad Benari, 10/15/2013, 4:12 AM
Gross-Rosen Survivors Sought for Testimony

Gross-Rosen Survivors Sought for Testimony

Wiesenthal Center seeking survivors of a death march from Gross-Rosen concentration camp to help convict a female guard they have located.Adam Ross, 10/12/2013, 9:26 PM
Nazi Hunters Urge Dutch to Dissolve Gov't Body

Nazi Hunters Urge Dutch to Dissolve Gov't Body

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has written to the Dutch PM urging him to disband a gov't body advising building ties with Hamas, not Israel.Adam Ross, 10/4/2013, 1:37 PM
Wiesenthal Center Calls for Action over IOC Head

Wiesenthal Center Calls for Action over IOC Head

Simon Wiesenthal Center: the new head of the IOC should resign from his membership in an organization that calls for boycotts of Israel.Elad Benari, 9/13/2013, 5:45 AM
Anti-Semitic Paper Promises to 'Tone it Down'

Anti-Semitic Paper Promises to 'Tone it Down'

A Finnish paper notorious for its anti-Semitic content has said it would tone down its editorial line after being criticized.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/3/2013, 12:55 AM
Outrage: 'Dreamy-Eyed Terrorist' Magazine Cover

Outrage: 'Dreamy-Eyed Terrorist' Magazine Cover

Wiesenthal Center expresses disgust at accused Boston Marathon bomber making the cover of this month’s Rolling Stone magazine.Rina Tzvi , 7/21/2013, 10:20 AM
Latvian WWII Memorial 'Disgusting Insult'

Latvian WWII Memorial 'Disgusting Insult'

Simon Wiesenthal Centre condemns plans by Latvian nationalists to mark World War II event that led to the massacre of Jewish population.Rina Tzvi , 7/3/2013, 6:53 PM
Jewish Group Respond to 'Little Jewboy' Attack

Jewish Group Respond to 'Little Jewboy' Attack

Simon Wiesenthal Center condemns the attack on Jewish journalist, labeled “That little Jewboy from the Gestapo” by the Governor of Panama.Rina Tzvi , 6/20/2013, 1:31 PM
US Called on to Probe Suspected Nazi in Minnesota

US Called on to Probe Suspected Nazi in Minnesota

Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on US to investigate Minnesota resident suspected of being Nazi SS commandant who concealed wartime record.Rina Tzvi , 6/16/2013, 11:51 AM
Jewish Group Applauds Singer's Rebuttal of BDS

Jewish Group Applauds Singer's Rebuttal of BDS

Simon Wiesenthal Center applauds decision of R&B singer to go ahead with Tel Aviv concert despite calls to boycott Jewish state.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/2/2013, 6:15 PM
Jewish Group Urges Norway to Rescind Shechita Ban

Jewish Group Urges Norway to Rescind Shechita Ban

The Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Norwegian government to go on record that 1929 law banning shechita be immediately rescinded.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/29/2013, 9:19 PM
Iranian Candidates Implicated in Murdering Jews

Iranian Candidates Implicated in Murdering Jews

Jewish group outraged that among candidates to run in Iranian Presidential elections are two implicated in AMIA Jewish Center bombing.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/26/2013, 10:39 AM
'Electronic-Intifada' Under Fire For Boycott Calls

'Electronic-Intifada' Under Fire For Boycott Calls

“Ideological forebearers of today's racists, in Nazi Germany had 'ethnically cleansed' sports, as blatantly demonstrated in 1936 Olympics.” Arutz Sheva staff, 5/22/2013, 11:17 AM
Book Fair Promotes Anti-Semitic Theories

Book Fair Promotes Anti-Semitic Theories

Jewish group calles on organizers of the Buenos Aires Book Fair to publicly condemn promotion of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/5/2013, 10:47 AM
Rabbi Warns Dutch about Fatwa

Rabbi Warns Dutch about Fatwa

Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, visited the Netherlands to speak about internet hate and incitement to terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2013, 4:12 AM
'Intellectual Exile' for Hateful Polish Historian?

'Intellectual Exile' for Hateful Polish Historian?

Wiesenthal demands suspension of Polish historian who claimed "Jews themselves participated in murder of their own people." Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/9/2013, 1:06 PM
2012 Report on Anti-Semitism: Australia Gets 'F'

2012 Report on Anti-Semitism: Australia Gets 'F'

Simon Wiesenthal Center criticizes Australia, several other countries for failing to adequately bring perpetrators of Holocaust to justice.Arutz Sheva, 4/8/2013, 10:42 AM
Wiesenthal Center Protests Dutch Video

Wiesenthal Center Protests Dutch Video

Wiesenthal Center writes letter to Dutch PM on shocking video in which Dutch teens say they regret that Hitler didn't finish job he began., 3/11/2013, 12:12 AM
Kerry Commended for Defending Jewish 'Bedrock'

Kerry Commended for Defending Jewish 'Bedrock'

Simon Wiesenthal Center commends Sec. of State Kerry for directly confronting Turkish PM Erdogan's slanderous accusation against Zionism.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/3/2013, 9:25 AM
Erdogan Walks 'Islamist Street' With Israel Hatred

Erdogan Walks 'Islamist Street' With Israel Hatred

"Erdogan has chosen to use the denigration of Israel to establish his credentials with the Islamist street,” said leading Jewish group. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/28/2013, 11:14 PM
Jewish Film Broadcast into Iran to Mark Holocaust

Jewish Film Broadcast into Iran to Mark Holocaust

For first time ever, Simon Wiesenthal Center's Academy Award-winning Holocaust documentary has been broadcast to Iran with Farsi subtitles.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/27/2013, 11:37 AM
Islamist Attackers No Longer 'Lone Wolves'

Islamist Attackers No Longer 'Lone Wolves'

Simon Wiesenthal Center raises alarms regarding threats made by Islamist terrorists that staged deadly hostage crisis at Algerian gas plant.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/24/2013, 7:09 PM
Canada Strips Nazi Criminal of Citizenship

Canada Strips Nazi Criminal of Citizenship

An 88-year-old Ukrainian Canadian, has been stripped of his Canadian citizenship for the third time over suspected Nazi war crimes.Elad Benari, 12/31/2012, 5:16 AM
Finnish Official: Jews Control Money, Media in US

Finnish Official: Jews Control Money, Media in US

Finnish official asserts on state television that Jews hold vast control over wealth, media, thus impeding neutrality in US Mideast stance.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/2/2012, 10:11 AM
Synagogue Attack 'Reminiscent of Kristallnacht'

Synagogue Attack 'Reminiscent of Kristallnacht'

Jewish group denounces Venezuelan government for enabling the recent anti-Semitic attack that plagued country’s largest synagogue. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/25/2012, 1:19 PM
Argentinian 'Platform for Hate' Intolerable

Argentinian 'Platform for Hate' Intolerable

Simon Wiesenthal Center denounced “the repeated use of Holocaust-language” on Argentinean magazine website.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/14/2012, 10:58 AM
Norway Lambasted for Substantiating Anti-Semitism

Norway Lambasted for Substantiating Anti-Semitism

Jewish groups have harshly criticized Norway's King Harald V for his decision to award a royal service medal to notorious anti-Semite.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/14/2012, 7:50 AM
Nazi War Criminal Sues for 'Wrongful Imprisonment'

Nazi War Criminal Sues for 'Wrongful Imprisonment'

An alleged Nazi war criminal has sought to sue the Australian government for damages caused by wrongful imprisonment. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/29/2012, 6:49 PM
Morsi Chants 'Amen' to Destruction of Jews

Morsi Chants 'Amen' to Destruction of Jews

Wiesenthal Center urges Obama to publicly condemn Egypt's President Morsi, after he chanted "Amen" to call for destruction of Jews.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/23/2012, 4:19 PM
Obama Urged to Break Ties with Muslim Brotherhood

Obama Urged to Break Ties with Muslim Brotherhood

Simon Wiesenthal Center urges Obama to cut off contacts with the Muslim Brotherhood after anti-Semitic call for Jihad against Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/14/2012, 1:54 PM
Jews Fear 'Blood Libel' Over Anti-Islam Film

Jews Fear 'Blood Libel' Over Anti-Islam Film

Jewish groups are expressing fear of "another blood libel" against Jews stemming from anti-Islam film that allegedly sparked recent protestsRachel Hirshfeld , 9/16/2012, 11:40 AM
Estonia Editor Insists Sardonic Nazi Ad 'A Joke'

Estonia Editor Insists Sardonic Nazi Ad 'A Joke'

An Estonian magazine insisted Monday a mock ad it published was a joke, and the uproar it caused was an issue of “cultural differences.” Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/10/2012, 5:08 PM
Jews Denounce Ad Mocking Holocaust Victims

Jews Denounce Ad Mocking Holocaust Victims

An Estonian newspaper has published an ad for weight-loss pills depicting emaciated Jews in a Nazi death camp. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/10/2012, 3:53 PM
Shechita Ban 'Empowers Anti-Semitism in Europe'

Shechita Ban 'Empowers Anti-Semitism in Europe'

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has urged Geert Wilders, leader of Dutch conservative Freedom Party, to drop the party's call to ban Shechita.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/23/2012, 7:52 PM
Accused Nazi War Criminal Wins Extradition Battle

Accused Nazi War Criminal Wins Extradition Battle

Australia's High Court ruled that suspected Nazi war criminal cannot be extradited to Hungary to face war crimes accusations.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 12:02 PM
New 'Babi Yar' Plaque Omits Jewish Victims

New 'Babi Yar' Plaque Omits Jewish Victims

Simon Wiesenthal Center criticized Russian authorities for “revisionist history” of Holocaust mass murder at Babi Yar in Ukraine. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/14/2012, 11:45 AM
Most-Wanted Nazi Denies War Crime Allegations

Most-Wanted Nazi Denies War Crime Allegations

Top Nazi war crimes suspect Laszlo Csatary denied all allegations against him at a first hearing before prosecutors in Hungary on Tuesday.Rachel Hirshfeld and Reuters, 8/1/2012, 12:12 PM
SWC Urges Swiss Government to Protect Circumcision

SWC Urges Swiss Government to Protect Circumcision

The Wiesenthal center urged the Swiss government to protect the religious rite of circumcision.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/27/2012, 1:12 AM
Norway Urged to Act Against Anti-Semitism

Norway Urged to Act Against Anti-Semitism

Simon Wiesenthal Center sends a letter to Norway's Minister of Justice following the hate crime against a 16-year-old Jewish student.Elad Benari, 6/14/2012, 4:45 AM
Iranian Texts Preach Jihad to Canadian Students

Iranian Texts Preach Jihad to Canadian Students

Teaching materials of a Toronto Islamic school, under investigation for its anti-Semitic and pro-jihad curriculum, came from Iran.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/10/2012, 2:44 PM
Toronto Islamic School Probed for Jihad Curriculum

Toronto Islamic School Probed for Jihad Curriculum

An Islamic school in Toronto is under police investigation for comparing Judaism to Nazism and teaching violent Jihad. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/9/2012, 9:26 AM
Online Sale:'I Love Jews But Hate Israel' T-Shirts

Online Sale:'I Love Jews But Hate Israel' T-Shirts

Simon Wiesenthal Center is urging CafePress to remove T-shirts imprinted with slogan “I Love Jews But Hate Israel” from its site.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/29/2012, 9:37 AM
Most-Wanted Nazi Criminals Living in Quebec

Most-Wanted Nazi Criminals Living in Quebec

Vladimir Katriuk, whose name appears on the Wiesenthal Center’s list of most-wanted Nazis criminals, has been found to be living a Quebec. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/27/2012, 3:44 PM
GOP Candidate Equates Smoking Ban to Nazi Policy

GOP Candidate Equates Smoking Ban to Nazi Policy

Wiesenthal Center denounced GOP Senate candidate John Raese for equating smoking ban to Hitler’s policy forcing Jews to wear Star of David. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/22/2012, 2:40 PM
Anti-Semitic Football Chants Cost Team Points

Anti-Semitic Football Chants Cost Team Points

Based upon Wiesenthal Center's protests, court ruled that anti-Semitic chants on football field would cost team points obtained in match.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/22/2012, 12:57 PM
A Call to Free Pollard on Humanitarian Grounds

A Call to Free Pollard on Humanitarian Grounds

The Simon Wiesenthal Center is urging President Obama to free Jonathan Pollard on humanitarian grounds. White House: No change.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/10/2012, 2:32 PM
A7 Exclusive: Zuroff's Hunt for a Nazi Criminal

A7 Exclusive: Zuroff's Hunt for a Nazi Criminal

Hunting for a Nazi war criminal is a painstaking process that involves ensuring the information received will hold up in court.Hana Levi Julian, 3/18/2012, 3:07 PM
Senior Auschwitz Nazi Fugitive Discovered

Senior Auschwitz Nazi Fugitive Discovered

Another senior Nazi involved in the deportation of Jews to Auschwitz, and who is still alive, has been discovered, says Efraim Zuroff.Chana Ya'ar, 3/18/2012, 1:44 PM
Pearl Killed By Anti-Zionists, Not Anti-Semites

Pearl Killed By Anti-Zionists, Not Anti-Semites

Father of late Daniel Pearl: anti-Zionism "worst form of racism” because it “hides itself in the cloak of political debate." Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/15/2012, 5:40 PM
German Jewish Students Mark 50 Yrs, Eichmann Trial

German Jewish Students Mark 50 Yrs, Eichmann Trial

This week German Jewish students mark the 50th anniversary of the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2011, 7:20 PM
Wiesenthal Center Slams Sweden

Wiesenthal Center Slams Sweden

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called on Sweden to foot the bill for security measures to protect local Jews from anti-Semites. Chana Ya'ar, 3/23/2011, 1:00 PM