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Hungary Blocks EU Statement Condemning U.S. Shift on Settlements, by Raphael Ahren (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 20, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Nov. 20, 2019 Hungary Blocks EU Statement Condemning U.S. Shift on Settlements– Raphael Ahren (Times of Israel)     An effort to get all 28 EU states to issue a joint statement condemning the U.S. decision to no longer consider Israeli settlements as illegal is being blocked by Hungary, according to a diplomatic source.   […]

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What is the real story behind Judaism in Hungary?, by Sean Savage (JNS)

By   /  September 24, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islam, media bias  /  No Comments

What is the real story behind Judaism in Hungary? Despite concerns over the policies of nationalist leader Viktor Orbán, the country enjoys low levels of anti-Semitism, warm relations with Israel and a thriving Jewish community. Hungary’s Ambassador to the United States László Szabó says not to believe the “fake news that is going around on […]

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The Hungarian resistance, by Clifford D. May (Israel Hayom)

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  dhimmitude, Human Rights, International, Islam  /  No Comments

Apr. 5, 2019 The European Union’s quarrel over immigration intensifies. Most people want to survive. What could be more natural than that? Most peoples want to survive, too. That’s no less natural. For a thousand years, the lands inhabited by the Hungarian people have been invaded, their settlements sacked, men, women and children enslaved and […]

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How Israel Sees Eastern Europe – Zev Chafets (Bloomberg via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, International, Israel  /  No Comments

Feb. 19, 2019 How Israel Sees Eastern Europe – Zev Chafets Many Europeans wonder how Israel can make common cause with the nationalist leaders of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia – the Visegrad nations. Given Israel’s precarious history, it is a highly pragmatic country. Looking the other way has been the practice of every […]

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT STRONGMEN ALLIES, by Lahav Harkov (Tablet)

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 29, 2019 Israel’s alliance with illiberal regimes can be necessary and justified but not when they embolden anti-Semitic dog whistles …:”many analysts who lament Israel’s cozying up to strongmen ignore research showing that Eastern European Jews feel safer from anti-Semitism than those in the West, which may be because they perceive the greatest threat […]

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Italy and Hungary Create ‘Anti-Immigration Axis’, by Soeren Kern (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  International  /  No Comments

“We are close to a historic turning point at the continental level. I am astonished at the stupor of a political left that now exists only to challenge others and believes that Milan should not host the president of a European country, as if the left has the authority to decide who has the right […]

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Mass Migration: “The Fatal Solvent of the EU” by Giulio Meotti (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 16, 2018 Today, 510 million Europeans live in the European Union with 1.3 billion Africans facing them. If the Africans follow the example of other parts of the developing world, such as the Mexicans in the US, “in thirty years… Europe will have between 150 and 200 million Afro-Europeans, compared with 9 million today”. […]

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Hungarian Prime Minister Visits Israel  (Summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 19, 2018 Hungarian Prime Minister Visits Israel – Herb Keinon Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrived in Israel on Wednesday for a two-day official visit. He noted that anti-Semitism is on the rise in western Europe, while it is declining in eastern Europe. “I want to tell you that in Hungary there is no tolerance for anti-Semitism, […]

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Why Is Israel the Only Country with No Right to a Normal Foreign Policy? – Evelyn Gordon (Commentary via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  double standards, hypocricy, International  /  No Comments

Why Is Israel the Only Country with No Right to a Normal Foreign Policy? – Evelyn Gordon (Commentary) The news that Hungary’s prime minister will visit Israel this week has sparked outrage, an example of the way Israel is routinely held to standards applied to no other country. The objection is that Viktor Orban is an […]

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The Real Modern Anti-Semitism, by David P. Goldman (First Things)

By   /  July 8, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, International, Islam, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

July 6, 2018 A Brezhnev-era joke asked whether it was a crime to say that the party chairman was an idiot. The answer was yes, because it’s a state secret. For those who miss Soviet-era humor, French President Emmanuel Macron has provided some consolation, by firing the French ambassador to Budapest for observing in a private […]

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