The Czech Republic recently caved to a Palestinian demand to order its schools to teach that Tel Aviv – not Jerusalem – is the capital of the State of Israel, but after an intense diplomatic intervention by Israel, the Slavic state backed down and decided to keep Jerusalem as the capital in all textbooks.
CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield, anchor for “The Legal View” news program, attempted to equate fringe Jewish terrorist acts with widespread Islamic terrorism against all civilians worldwide. United with Israel activists protested to CNN for allowing her to single out rare acts of violence by Jews.
As it became apparent that Facebook does not adhere to its own rules regarding incitement to terrorism, United with Israel launched a campaign against Facebook to insist that it remove pages that incite to violence and terrorism.
While supposedly “committed to justice, dignity, equality and peace,” the NWSA exposed its own hypocrisy by voting to boycott Israel. Not only is the organization prejudiced, it is also clearly ignorant of the facts. Thankfully, our supporters stepped forward to loudly protest this misguided decision.
As part of our ongoing effort to clear the internet of videos that incite violence and terror against Jews, United with Israel posted a list of videos that need to be removed from YouTube. The response was huge! Over 30,000 complaints to YouTube appears to have done the trick!
United with Israel's 2015 Chanukah Party with Israeli soldiers was a particularly festive occasion. Female soldiers were the first to break out in dance, with the men following their lead. A great time was had by all!