Abraham Foxman Quotes
Abraham Henry Foxman (born May 1, 1940) is an American lawyer. He was National Director of the Anti-Defamation League from 1987 to 2015 and is currently the League's National Director Emeritus. In March 2016 he became head of the Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City
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Michael Jackson has an anti-Semitic streak, and hasn't learned from his past mistakes. It seems every time he has a problem in his life, he blames it on Jews.
The guidelines say all the right things, ... They address all the issues that were raised as problems at the Air Force Academy. The major question is, how will be they become a reality A lot of the people implementing this are the people who violated it.
I worry because there is a basic asymmetry, an imbalance, between the two parties. For the Palestinians, it is about status and sovereignty, which could always be adjusted, while for Israel it is about security and trust. And security is something you can't adjust. If you make a mistake on the scrutiny issue, there is no going back.
“Understanding the danger of combining religion and politics, our founding fathers wisely created a political system based on individual merit and religious inclusiveness,”
“We've only recently turned the corner on the Sept. 11 attacks being blamed on Jews and Israelis, as well as almost every other terrorist attack, whether in London, Madrid, Bali or Egypt.”
“If people convert, that's their individual business. But don't use them as a tool to convert other people.”
“We are not opposed to any effort in the African-American community to build respect, responsibility and opportunity. We are deeply disappointed that the only leadership it can have is a bigot and a racist and an anti-Semite and conspirator.”
“We are appalled at the poor taste behind the decision to present this musical at the site where Jews were enslaved and killed.”
“But in this movie, he is so loving, so kind and so tender that he is forced by the Jews to crucify Jesus.”
“As much progress as we think we've made with legislation, litigation and education, anti-Semitism still continues to be the No. 2 hate crime in the United States. You can't eliminate it, but you can try to keep a lid on it.”
“Sixty years after the end of the war, the time has come to make this information available. With the number of survivors and witnesses diminishing by the day, and the reality that the Holocaust is fading into the pages of history and memory, we should not have to wait any longer.”
“Now we find ourselves in a situation where a Danish newspaper does a cartoon about a non-Jewish prophet, and (people say) it's our fault — this is a Jewish, Zionist conspiracy.”
“What have we achieved? ... In his world, in his culture, this is a major step. From our perspective it isn't.”