880 posts categorized "Bigotry & Racism"

July 1, 2015: Jewish-Arab Grade School Hit With Second Racist Hate Crime
Comments: 2 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State , Xenophobia
In November, the school was also hit with a similar attack that also included arson. Right-wing Jewish extremists with Sefardi haredi affiliations admitted to that attack after they were arrested. All three were members of the right-wing neo-Kahanist Lehava organization....

June 28, 2015: Will Haredim Be Able To Accept US $10 Bills If A Woman's Face Is On Them? A Haredi Editor Speaks Out
Comments: 67 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Women & Judaism
The editor of Country Vues, a haredi newspaper in the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York, was asked by a letter writer what haredim will do if a female face is put on the US $10 bill as planned. After...

June 23, 2015: Haredim Stage Fake Bar Mitzvah Ceremony For Disabled Kids In Order To Usurp Conservative Movement
Comments: 15 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State
The kids were giving six months pf bar mitzvah training in a special program run by the Conservative Movement, but haredim blocked the kids' bar mitzvah ceremony – in part with the help of Israel's president, Reuven "Ruby" Rivlin –...

June 22, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Plan Massive Demonstration Today Against Attorney General, State Prosecutor And Police
Comments: 12 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
Ethiopian Jewish community activists say they will stage their largest protest against racism, police brutality and government apathy to date later today in Tel Aviv. The protest is a direct response to Israel’s Attorney General Yehuda Weinsten’s decision not to...

June 21, 2015: Strong Majority Of Israeli Jews Want Conservative And Reform Rabbis To Have Equal Legal Status With Rabbis Who Are Orthodox And Haredi, New Poll Finds
Comments: 25 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State
“A president cannot be president exclusively for the Orthodox and cannot turn the presidential residence into an Orthodox synagogue. It is regretful that a president otherwise so sensitive to the rights of different sectors and of the disenfranchised in society...

June 21, 2015: Why Can't Israel Solve Its Church-Burnings?
Comments: 33 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Rants / Editorials , Religion, Religion & State
The profile of Christian-haters is found at the seam between ultranationalist racists and religious-theological groups. To date, no arsonists involved in setting fire to religious sites have been caught, but the Jerusalem police has some experience with those who spit...

June 18, 2015: Women Of The Wall Commit Hate Crimes Against Haredim Through Their Torah Readings, Haredi Political Leader Says
Comments: 17 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State , Women & Judaism
“Vandals in both places are to be condemned,” Eichler continued, “since they can bring hate crimes in Israel and the entire world. Whoever condemns, and justifiably so, hate crimes against Christians and understands it can bring bloodshed, must condemn the...

June 18, 2015: Iconic Israeli Catholic Church Burned In Likely Hate Crime Arson
Comments: 40 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State
The Church of the Multiplication Loaves and Fishes located at Tabgha on the Sea of Galilee was heavily damaged early Thursday morning in what clearly appears to be another "price tag" hate crime arson. Iconic Israeli Catholic Church Burned In...

June 17, 2015: Israel’s Haredi Minister Of Religious Affairs Calls Reform Movement “A Disaster For The Nation Of Israel”
Comments: 22 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State
“Millions of Reform Jews in Israel and in the Diaspora have had it with the ugly lashings out of haredi politicians. If Minister Azoulay cannot function as minister for all the citizens of Israel, then he should resign,” Rabbi Gilad...

June 15, 2015: Despite Video Evidence Of Police Brutality, Israel’s AG Decides Not To Prosecute Officer Who Beat Unarmed Ethiopian Jewish Soldier
Comments: 9 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
A policeman caught on security camera footage beating an unarmed IDF soldier who is originally from Ethiopia will not face criminal charges despite the video evidence. The decision was made by Israel’s Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein yesterday after both State...

June 14, 2015: IDF Gives Slap On The Wrist To Nahal Haredi Soldiers Who Roughed Up And Shouted Slurs At Unarmed Palestinian Man
Comments: 25 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State
Late today, the IDF quickly tried and convicted the soldiers from the Nahal Haredi brigade caught on video beating an unarmed Palestinian man, Shadi al-Ghabbashy, in the Jalazoun refugee camp near Ramallah Friday. IDF Gives Slap On The Wrist To...

June 14, 2015: Nahal Haredi Soldiers Caught On Video Beating Unarmed Restrained Palestinian Man
Comments: 61 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State
IDF soldiers from the IDF's Nahal Haredi brigade, were caught on video beating a Palestinian man Friday after he was restrained by them. Worse, the entire confrontation with the man appears to have been instigated by the soldiers. Nahal Haredi...

June 8, 2015: Since 2009, Israel’s Governments Granted Zero Asylum Requests To Darfur Refugees
Comments: 26 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Israel , Refugees , Religion, Religion & State
Data from Israel’s Interior Ministry’s Population and Immigration Authority shows that 3,165 Sudanese nationals – almost all from the horrifically war-torn Darfur region where slaughter of Christians and African Muslims by Arab tribes was commonplace – filed asylum requests between...

June 7, 2015: Israeli President Blames "Obstinacy" Of Conservative Movement For Its Exclusion From Bar Mitzvah Event For Its Own Disabled Children
Comments: 22 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Israel , Religion, Religion & State
In what can only be called Orwellian doublespeak at its most grotesque, the president of Israel, Reuven "Ruby" Rivlin, is blaming the Conservative Movement after Rivlin excluded it from a bar mitzvah ceremony for disabled children – children the Conservative...

June 7, 2015: Israel’s President Allegedly Lies To Leaders Of The Conservative Movement, Excludes Conservative Rabbi From Bar Mitzvah Ceremony For The Disabled Kids He Taught
Comments: 8 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State
Leaders of the Conservative Movement are furious after Israel’s president, Reuven “Ruby” Rivlin, welched on his promise to host a bar mitzvah ceremony for disabled children that would include the children’s Conservative rabbi. Instead, Rivlin is hosting the ceremony –...

June 5, 2015: Equality and Human Rights Commission Says Belz Women Driving Ban Is Illegal
Comments: 15 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Britain’s Equality and Human Rights Commission has now told the Belz hasidic sect that its ban on women driving and its threat to expel from the sect's schools all the children of mothers who violate it is illegal. The Guardian...

June 4, 2015: So-Called Secular-Religious “Unity” Commemoration Event Bars Female Singers, Allegedly At Rabbis’ Request
Comments: 14 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State , Women & Judaism
The Zionist Orthodox Makor Chaim Yeshiva high school allegedly requested that no females be allowed to sing at the “Unity Day” event slated to be held last night at the Dror high school, and that “dialogue circles” held during the...

June 3, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Clash With Police In Tel Aviv
Comments: 10 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
Approximately 200 Ethiopian Jews clashed with Israel Police in Tel Aviv today during an un-permitted protest against alleged police racism and brutality and against institutional anti-Ethiopian discrimination in Israeli society. Above: Ethiopian Jews protest racism in this 2012 file photo...

June 3, 2015: Russian Prosecutors Raid Chabad School Over Books That Allegedly Teach Students To Hate Non-Jews
Comments: 34 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Religion, Religion & State
Chabad’s Or Avner school in Yekaterinburg (Russia’s third largest city) was raided last week and books were confiscated after a parent complained the students were being taught to hate non-Jews. Russian Prosecutors Raid Chabad School Over Books That Allegedly Teach...

June 3, 2015: Haredi-Controlled School District Needs A State-Appointed Fiscal Monitor And Enhanced State Oversight, Head Of Board Of Regents Says
Comments: 14 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
"…When there is overwhelming evidence that a local school board has persistently failed to act in the best interests of its public school students, the state must act. The Legislature will adjourn on June 17, so time is running out.…"...

June 2, 2015: Satmar Hasidic School Allegedly Called African-American Bus Driver A “Monkey,” Made Him Work Long Hours Of Unpaid Overtime
Comments: 25 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion, Religion & State
The only African-American bus driver at a hasidic school in Brooklyn was routinely referred to with racial slurs such as “monkey” and “blackie,” Newsweek reported today. Satmar Hasidic School Allegedly Called African-American Bus Driver A “Monkey,” Made Him Work Long...

June 2, 2015: Haredi MK Says Arrest Arabs Who Throw Stones But Not Jews Who Do, Prompting Leading Haredi Rabbi To Publicly Lash Out At Him
Comments: 16 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State
Arabs are trying to destroy the state and kill Jews, Eichler had recently said, and therefore they should be arrested and prosecuted when they throw stones. But haredi stone-throwers are just expressing their frustration and protesting the IDF draft of...

June 2, 2015: Haredim Again Try To Prevent Christians From Entering Complex That Houses King David’s Purported Tomb
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
For the second day in a row, a group of haredi yeshiva students tried to block Greek Orthodox Christians from entering the compound that houses both the purported tomb of King David and the room where the Last Supper was...

June 1, 2015: At King David's Tomb, Israeli Police Illegally Allow Haredim To Limit Legally-Protected Christian Prayer
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
Many Jews may find it distasteful that Christians are given (very restricted) access to pray at King David's purported tomb just outside the Old City of Jerusalem. But the religious status quo and Israeli law allows it. Yet rather than...

May 31, 2015: Haredim, Other Jews Try To Stop Christians From Praying At Purported Site Of The Last Supper
Comments: 22 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State
“We have gathered here to sanctify God’s name. The debasement of this holy place will not be allowed to take place." Above: the entrance to the complex Haredim, Other Jews Try To Stop Christians From Praying At Purported Site Of...

May 30, 2015: Cop Who Beat Ethiopian IDF Soldier In Apparently Unprovoked Attack Says He Did Nothing Wrong
Comments: 23 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
"He's of no interest to me, and I don't think he's acting according to his own free will," Y. says of Pakada. "In my opinion, he's been used and they're still using him. When I saw him with Bibi [the...

May 29, 2015: Black Converts Illegally Denied Israeli Citizenship For Almost 5 Years Finally Get It
Comments: 7 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Israel , Religion, Religion & State
After a long legal battle, Israel’s Interior Ministry finally agreed to follow Israeli law and recognize the conversions of a large African-American family who subsequently moved to Israel and sought citizenship under the Law of Return. Black Converts Illegally Denied...

May 26, 2015: UPDATED – As Part Of Alleged Haredi Housing Scam, Haredim Told To Only Sell Homes To Jews
Comments: 22 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
Yiddish email calls on Jews in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and surrounding areas to only sell apartments and homes to other Jews, not to non-Jews, which it refers to as the "uncircumcised." But what the email really reveals is a scam to...

May 18, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Protest Israeli Racism And Discrimination In Tel Aviv
Comments: 1 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
“We wish to show that things haven’t dissipated – we’re continuing to protest. Nothing has been done for 30 years and we want to show the prime minister that this time we are not giving in. Even if he commits...

May 17, 2015: Israel Was Wrong To Close Its Doors To Ethiopian Jews For Decades, Israeli Racism And Discrimination Against Them Must End, Israeli President Says
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
Both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven “Ruby” Rivlin made statements today in support of Ethiopian Jews and against racism at the national memorial ceremony for the thousands of Ethiopian Jews who perished on their way to Israel...

May 17, 2015: Jews And Palestinians Violently Riot In Old City
Comments: 18 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State
Jews and Palestinians fought at Damascus Gate in the Arab Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City today as Zionist Orthodox right-wing Jews waving Israeli flags marched in honor of Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day). Meanwhile, haredi children stoned firefighters in another Jerusalem...

May 17, 2015: Satmar Aaron Faction Equates NY State Lawmaker With Hitler, Satmar PR Flack Yossi Gestetner Agrees
Comments: 28 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
"Pharaoh, Haman, Hitler, etc. Didn't succeed in curbing growth of Jews so will Assemblyman @KarlBrabenec not succeed…" Above: Yossi Gestetner On Twitter, Satmar Headquarters (@HQSatmar), a quasi-official Satmar Twitter news feed, equated New York State Assemblyman Karl Brabenec to Hitler,...

May 12, 2015: In Haifa, Ethiopian Jews Protest Racism
Comments: 14 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
One protestor reportedly told media tonight's protest took place “to ensure that members of our community aren't judged solely on the color of their skin by Israeli society.” Above: File photo. An anti-racism demonstration in Tel Aviv earlier this month...

May 10, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Demand "Zero Tolerance" For "Abusive Police" And Racist Civil Servants
Comments: 3 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
"…[There is a] widespread realization by Ethiopian Israeli community members that the system is the problem. Institutional attitudes and government policies need to be reformed. Segregation in schools, whether resulting from ignorance or actual prejudice, must cease. The provision of...

May 10, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Say Israel Police Using Violent Fringe Of Protesters To Cover Up Their Own Racism And Brutality
Comments: 1 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
"It's part of the tactics of the police, unfortunately. Instead of understanding the pain of the Israeli public, not only of the Ethiopian community, the police use us and blame us as 'illegitimate,' and say we are unruly and violent....

May 8, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Say They Were Beaten By Police And Mistreated – After Being Taken Into Custody
Comments: 9 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
“Some of us vomited and didn’t feel well. I kept spitting blood, afraid to swallow any of my teeth. Others urinated and defecated after being cooped up for seven hours. [I begged to see a doctor and a policeman replied]...

May 7, 2015: Video: Growing Up Black
Comments: 14 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Ethiopian Jews
A New York Times video on young males growing up Black in America – a video that for the most part also applies to growing up as young Ethiopian Jewish male in Israel. [Hat Tip: Dr. Rofeh-Filosof.]

May 4, 2015: Israeli President Says Ethiopian Protests “Revealed An Open And Raw Wound At The Heart Of Israeli Society”
Comments: 7 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
“We must look directly at this open wound. We have erred. We did not look, and we did not listen enough. Among the protesters on the streets, were some of our finest sons and daughters; outstanding students; those who served...

May 4, 2015: In New Report, 60 IDF Soldiers Allege IDF War Crimes In Gaza
Comments: 7 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Israel , Religion, Religion & State , Xenophobia
An IDF soldier recalled an incident during the Gaza War in which a force identified two suspicious figures walking in an orchard, only a few hundred meters away. The lookouts couldn’t immediately identify them, so a drone was sent up...

May 3, 2015: Video: Violent Ethiopian Jewish Riots In Tel Aviv Lead To 15 Arrests
Comments: 16 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
Today’s anti-police-racism protest by Ethiopian Jews in Tel Aviv turned into a violent riot, apparently after police used force to unblock roads and a freeway and to prevent protesters from breaking into City Hall. Violent Ethiopian Jewish Riots In Tel...

May 3, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Block Roads In New Anti-Police-Racism Protest
Comments: 24 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
In the wake of Thursday’s large anti-police-racism protest in Jerusalem organized by an ad hoc group of young Ethiopian Jews – a protest which turned violent, many say because of police brutality against the protesters – more than 1,000 protesters,...

May 2, 2015: 300 Yazidis Reportedly Slaughtered By ISIS
Comments: 13 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Current Affairs , Terrorism
More than 300 Yazidis being held captive near Mosul by ISIS have now been executed, Iraqi and Yazidi officials said. 300 Yazidis Reportedly Slaughtered By ISIS Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com More than 300 Yazidis being held captive near Mosul by...

May 2, 2015: Jewish Violence At Christian Event In Israel Averted – But Only After Police Give In To Jewish Mob
Comments: 18 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State , Sefardim
The crowd of Rabbi Peretz’s protesters grew much larger and angrier. They demanded the two protesters be immediately released from police custody. At this point, police used a police vehicle to block the entrance to the building to prevent the...

May 1, 2015: In West Bank Haredi Town, “Arab Burglars” Turn Out To Be Haredim
Comments: 2 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Xenophobia
At least two suspects are reportedly in police custody after a wave of break-ins in the haredi West Bank town of Betar Illit, located six miles south of Jerusalem. In West Bank Haredi Town, “Arab Burglars” Turn Out To Be...

April 30, 2015: More Jerusalem Riots Video
Comments: 2 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
Watch police violently disperse a crowd of Ethiopian Jews protesting against police brutality and racism.

April 30, 2015: Watch Live As It Happens: Large Anti-Police Protests In Jerusalem Ongoing
Comments: 0 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
The large protest led by Ethiopian Jews against police racism has grown exponentially, with Israelis of all ethnicities and backgrounds joining to protest police brutality and racism. Watch live on Ynet here.

April 30, 2015: Video: Ethiopian Jews' Anti-Police-Racism Protest Turns Violent As Police Attack
Comments: 4 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
Watch police use tear gas and other projectiles to disperse hundreds of protesters, most Ethiopian Jews, who gathered from across Israel to protest what they claim is often unprovoked police violence against minorities. At the very end of the video,...

April 30, 2015: More Than 1,000 Ethiopian Jews Protest Police Racism, Riot In Jerusalem
Comments: 3 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
More than 1,000 protesters, almost all of them Ethiopian Jews, came from across Israel to protest what they say are a string of racist attacks by police against Ethiopian Israelis. Above: Still from security camera footage of police attacking an...

April 28, 2015: Ethiopian IDF Soldier Allegedly Beaten By Police In Unprovoked Racist Attack
Comments: 26 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
Police were reportedly cordoning off a street due to a suspicious object when the soldier, who was riding his bicycle in full uniform, asked them what was happening. Police allegedly responded by lashing out at soldier. They pushed him off...

April 26, 2015: Senior Australian Chabad Rabbi Says Anti-Halal Campaign “Ignorant And Prejudiced”
Comments: 11 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Haredim , Kosher Scandal
"The current attack we are hearing against halal certification in Australia is wrong. It is the product of prejudice and ignorance. If it was against kosher certification it would be labelled anti-Semitic. If anyone believes anyone is funding terrorism and...

----------------------

----------------------

FailedMessiah.com is a reader supported website.

Thank you for your generous support!

----------------------

----------------------

----------------------

Please Scroll Down Toward The Bottom Of This Page For More Search Options, For A List Of Recent Posts, And For Comments Rules

----------------------

Recent Posts

----------------------

FailedMessiah.com is a reader supported website. Please click the Donate button now to contribute.

Thank you for your generous support!

-------------------------

Comment Rules

  • 1. No anonymous comments.

    2. Use only one name or alias and stick with that.

    3. Do not use anyone else's name or alias.

    4. Do not sockpuppet.

    5. Try to argue using facts and logic.

    6. Do not lie.

    7. No name-calling, please.

    8. Do not post entire articles or long article excerpts.

    ***Violation of these rules may lead to the violator's comments being edited or his future comments being banned.***

Older Posts Complete Archives

Search FailedMessiah

----------------------

FailedMessiah.com is a reader supported website.

Thank you for your generous support!

----------------------

----------------------

FailedMessiah.com in the Media

RSS Feed