This week, Amnesty International published a mendacious report declaring Israel an “apartheid” state, drawing rebuke from Jewish organizations across the globe, who called out its reliance on antisemitic double standards. Amnesty’s long record of hostility toward the Jewish state further undermined the already dubious credibility of its findings.
American actress and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg was suspended by ABC for two weeks over comments she made on “The View” in which she said the Holocaust involved “two groups of white people” and was not about race. Goldberg issued an apology, but subsequent remarks raised further questions about her understanding of why she was wrong.
Just days after the world commemorated International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Nazi swastikas were spray-painted on Union Station in Washington, D.C., and multiple synagogues and Jewish-owned business in Chicago, Illinois. Mayor Muriel Bowser expressed solidarity with the DC Jewish community, calling the Union Station graffiti a “disturbing sight.”