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  Abraham Foxman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Foxman arrived in the United States in 1950 with his parents, graduated from Yeshivah of Flatbush, in Brooklyn, New York, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the City College of the City University of New York and graduated with honors in history.
Foxman also holds a law degree from the New York University School of Law, and did graduate work in Jewish studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and in international economics at New York's New School University.
Foxman's father was a supporter of Vladimir Jabotinsky, the founder of Revisionist Zionism, and Foxman himself as a young man belonged to Betar, the Jabotinsky youth movement.
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 Abraham (Abe) Foxman
In his book, Foxman revisits episodes along the way that seem to suggest that this was not a series of isolated events, but rather a buildup in the level of anti-Semitism, when people decided to act out their bigotry.
Foxman says that Gibson is attempting to use his film to drive a wedge between mainstream and traditional Catholics at the expense of Jews.
Foxman says he is concerned that The Passion, which was filmed in Latin and Aramaic, will only add fuel to the already pervasive anti-Semitic attitudes in European nations, where rising anti-Semitism is well documented and a matter of great concern.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Foxman.html   (2151 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Never Again?: Books: Elie Wiesel,Abraham H. Foxman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Foxman declares that criticism of the policies of the Israeli government is not necessarily anti-Semitic, although "unfairly" criticizing and singling out Israel is. Here, he is on shaky ground; such criticism is often unfair and motivated by strong ideological bias, but it is not clearly anti-Semitic.
Foxman's description of the repulsiveness he feels toward the cross which serves as a monument at Auschwitz and his tortured reasoning against the "universalization" of the holocaust is nothing short of astonishing and filled with an ill-concealed hate.
Foxman is apparently unacquainted with the work of Kevin MacDonald, whose three volume series has a penetrating and honest analysis of anti-semitism and its historical manifestations that are as far beyond Foxman's name-calling, as astronomy is from astrology.
www.amazon.ca /Never-Again-Elie-Wiesel/dp/0060730692   (3212 words)

  
 Abraham H. Foxman to Speak at BC Law - Boston College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abraham H. Foxman is the National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and is known throughout the world as a leader in the fight against anti-Semitism, hatred, prejudice, bigotry and discrimination.
Foxman was saved from the Holocaust as an infant by his Polish Catholic nanny who baptized and raised him as a Catholic during the war years.
Foxman graduated from the Yeshiva of Flatbush, in Brooklyn, NY, and earned his B.A. in political science from the City College of the City University of New York, graduating with honors in history.
www.bc.edu /schools/law/newsevents/2006-archive/40306   (480 words)

  
 Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ: Legitimizing Anti-Semitism - An Interview with Abraham H. Foxman
Abraham H. Foxman is the national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in the United States.
Foxman points out that the DVD and private video versions of this movie, which were released in summer 2005, extend its danger into the future.
Abraham H. Foxman was born in Baranowicz, Poland, in 1940 and survived the Second World War in Vilna by assuming a Catholic identity.
www.jcpa.org /phas/phas-044-foxman.htm   (5176 words)

  
 Memo, 10-28-98, Fire Abe Foxman!
Foxman knows Farrakhan has consistently renounced anti-semitism, bigotry and hatred in all its forms -- although reserving the right to condemn the actions of the ADL, which has spent a fortune trying to destroy him and the financial underpinnings of his religious institution.
Abe Foxman's way of viewing the fl community as beholden to his organization and the consensus of Jewish leaders that he oversees is obsolete, which is why I think it is futile to try to work things out with him.
Foxman has persuaded himself that he is the high and mighty, justified in throwing megabuck thunderbolts at the likes of Russert and NBC's Wright in order to get them to knuckle under.
www.polyconomics.com /searchbase/10-28-98.html   (1594 words)

  
 Holocaust survivor sees return of old pathology - The Washington Times: Non-Fiction Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abraham Foxman, the grown man writes of his nanny with the warmth and love of a child, but with the distance and the cool ambivalence of an adult.
Abraham Foxman is national director of the Anti-Defamation League, and confronts incidents of anti-Semitism every day; unlike most of us, his grasp of the fear that attends such bigotry and hatred runs through his blood, heart and mind with a rush of memories emanating from his past.
Foxman catalogues the increase of anti-Semitic incidents in Europe, the Middle East and on American college campuses his urgency is sometimes lost in the accumulation of trivial utterances of people who should know better, but who hardly warrant identification in a book about anti-Semitism.
www.washtimes.com /books/20040110-103809-4913r.htm   (1162 words)

  
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Mr Foxman is a graduate of the Yeshiva of Flatbush and has degrees from City College of the City University of New York (BA), New York University School of Law (JD) and he studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and The New School for Social Research.
Foxman was a member of official Presidential delegations to Kiev for the 50th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, to Warsaw for the 50th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and to Jerusalem for the funeral of assassinated Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin.
Foxman said President Herzog serves as a “clear voice of moral outrage” for pushing through legislation making Holocaust denial a crime as well as for declaring January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, as the Day of Commemoration for the Victims of National Socialism.
www.la.utexas.edu /chenry/usme/sp2000/roles/doc00005.doc   (1147 words)

  
 The Jewish Week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, speaking to the group’s national leadership here last week, signaled a sharp shift in ADL policy by directly attacking several prominent religious right groups and challenging their motives, which he said include nothing less than “Christianizing America.”
Foxman said as these groups seek to use the government to further their missionizing goal, Democrats and Republicans alike are “pandering” to the religious conservatives.
Foxman said it is time to start naming names and judging the motives of leading conservative Christian groups, and not simply respond to their specific policy initiatives.
www.thejewishweek.com /news/newscontent.php3?artid=11659&print=yes   (1486 words)

  
 Welcome to Ethics Daily.com!
Foxman credits the Catholic Church for formally renouncing efforts aimed at converting Jews but criticizes the Southern Baptist Convention for moving in the opposite direction, citing an SBC resolution in 1996 urging evangelization of Jews and a 1999 call for prayers that Jews would convert during that fall’s High Holy Days.
Foxman identifies a strategy by some “to transform American government into a wholly owned subsidiary of the evangelical movement—a concept that is utterly alien to the constitutional vision of the founders as well as opposed to the values of the vast majority of Americans.”
Foxman says Smith professed to be appalled by such hateful sentiments and asked about ways he could help stand against bigotry and undo the damage his words had caused.
www.ethicsdaily.com /article_detail.cfm?AID=3219   (905 words)

  
 Mr. Foxman, Apologize!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Foxman demonstrated that someone whose career it is to advance respect for his own faith could consider himself exempt from demonstrating respect for another's — at least when that other is a Christian.
Abraham Foxman will now define for us what this central event on the Christian calendar means — it means hating Jews.
Foxman has not confined his remarks to slandering the reputation of Mel Gibson, a man against whom 25 years in the public eye has registered not one complaint of discrimination against or persecution of anyone.
www.catholicexchange.com /vm/index.asp?vm_id=3&art_id=22220   (708 words)

  
 Abraham Foxman’s Finest Hour
Foxman was back in action as the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, the leading rights organization dealing with hostility to Jews.
Foxman for a number of newspapers, I have observed that, while he is a brilliant man, he is not primarily an intellectual.
Foxman and the ADL were no longer needed, were no longer at the cutting edge of the Jewish struggle.
daily.nysun.com /Repository/getFiles.asp?Style=OliveXLib:ArticleToMail&Type=text/html&Path=NYS/2003/10/21&ID=Ar01702   (706 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Jewish leaders, Vatican meet on 'Passion'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Foxman told a news conference Wednesday in Rome that the Catholic Church had a responsibility to set the record straight on its own teachings about Christ's Passion since many people who see the film may think it reflects official church teaching.
Foxman said that Gibson's film was "unambiguous" in depicting the Jews as "blood-thirsty" villains who forced the Romans into Christ's crucifixion.
Foxman, who has been outspoken in his concerns about the impression created by Gibson's film, met this week with Foley as well as the Rev. Norbert Hofmann, secretary of the Vatican's commission for religious relations with Jews.
www.usatoday.com /life/movies/news/2004-02-18-vatican-jewish-meeting_x.htm   (761 words)

  
 Welcome to Ethics Daily.com!
Foxman met with the then-president of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1980.
Foxman says not all groups criticized in the book deserve to be labeled anti-Semitic.
Foxman closes with a quote from Elie Wiesel, “Whenever men or women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must--at that moment--become the center of the universe.”
www.ethicsdaily.com /article_detail.cfm?AID=3397   (653 words)

  
 Just who does Abraham Foxman, a pro-sodomite disciple of the culture-of-death, think he is to be dictating to the ...
Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, met with Vatican officials yesterday urging them to issue a statement condemning Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" and making clear the film violated Catholic teachings about the role of Jews in Jesus' death.
Foxman contends the movie implicates Jews in the death of Jesus and therefore could easily spark anti-Semitism.
You, Abraham Foxman, have sunk so low as to go on record opposing the right of the Boy Scouts of America to exclude a homosexual as an adult scout leader.
www.personal.psu.edu /faculty/g/l/glm7/m181.htm   (2111 words)

  
 Foxman Uncovers Conspiracy (Part 1)
Foxman went on to explain that the ominous agenda of the Christianizers includes working to confirm conservative judicial nominees, restricting abortion and stopping gay marriage.
Foxman is arguing that self-defense, by the likes of the Alliance Defense Fund and Arlington Group, constitutes a proselytizing campaign.
Thus, according to Foxman, whenever the left tries to force a supremely dumb and dangerous social experiment on the nation, and Christian conservatives resist, the latter are engaged in a holy war designed to save or suppress the infidels.
www.americanvision.org /articlearchive/11-22-05.asp   (566 words)

  
 The Black Commentator - Freedom Rider - Farrakhan and Foxman - Issue 140
Abraham Foxman took a bribe from a crook, Marc Rich, and used his influence to get Rich a presidential pardon.
Not to be out done, Foxman joined the New York Times in twisting the words of the Dalai Lama, giving the impression that a peace loving man supports permanent warfare.
Foxman is so committed to influence peddling that he has formed alliances with right wing Christian groups who believe that the rapture, which will spell the end for all non-Christians, is imminent.
www.blackcommentator.com /140/140_freedom_rider.html   (788 words)

  
 Foxman: Gibson Spewing ‘Anti-Semitism’
Foxman adds that it is clear the actor doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Foxman notes that in the magazine, Gibson regrets excising a scene in which the high priest recites the curse from the Gospel of Matthew proclaiming that the blood of Jesus is upon him and his children.
Foxman also called on Cardinal William Keeler of Baltimore, the Church’s top liaison in America to Jews, to speak out in light of the praise from the two Vatican clerics.
www.geocities.com /munichseptember1972/gibson_spewing_anti-semitism.htm   (1226 words)

  
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Foxman said that Evangelical Christians are attempting to implement changes "by legislation," adding that religious organizations in the United States are aiming to control "what pharmacists may or may not dispense, what operations can or cannot be undertaken, and what books can be read."
Foxman added: "What was troubling was that those pushing for a particularist truth have convinced that the majority of America that religion and Christianity is under attack in the United States.
Speaking to Ynetnews, Foxman fell short of extending his domestic concerns over the activities of U.S. Evangelical groups to their relationship with Israel.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3187620,00.html   (540 words)

  
 Israel QA File news, Israel diplomatic map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The director of the Anti-Defamation League, Abraham H. Foxman, was a guest of the Haaretz Q&A on Wednesday, July 14.
Foxman was at the center of the storm over Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ." He voiced fears the movie would fuel anti-Semitism, saying it "unambiguously portrays Jewish authorities...
Foxman, you have stated that U.S. Jewish interests are harmed by Israel's not evacuating outposts.
www.haaretz.com /hasen/pages/QA.jhtml?qaNo=103   (2881 words)

  
 Foxman's Hypocrisy
Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League - the one major American Jewish organization whose primary goal is fighting anti-Semitism - is worried.
That the Christian Right's vision of America is different from Abraham Foxman's, and from that of most and perhaps all American Jews, is indisputable.
Abraham Foxman will have to decide what worries him more: Praying quarterbacks or the future of the Jewish people.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/Printable.asp?ID=20168   (867 words)

  
 Truth Establishment Institute- Factual Analysis Quid Pro Quo And The ADL's Modus Operandi
Foxman admitted that he raised the idea to one of Marc Rich’s top aides (also a former Mossad member) just weeks after the fugitive financier's foundation pledged $100,000 to the ADL.
As a group very familiar with the way of the ADL and their modus operandi, we believe that if Foxman is publicly coming out and admitting involvement, and expressing regret, there is very likely more to this story that has yet to be uncovered.
Foxman in a Dec.7th 2000 letter on ADL letterhead urged Clinton to grant a pardon on the grounds that “we are a country that was founded on the belief in second chances.”
www.truthinstitute.org /FA_vol9_no1_Quid_ADL.htm   (1210 words)

  
 ADL's Foxman: Mel Gibson 'Infected' With Anti-Semitism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Foxman made the remarks at a panel discussion titled "Mel Gibson's The Passion: A Conversation on Its Implications for Jews and Christians." The discussion took place during the 90th annual national meeting of ADL Thursday.
Foxman claimed that "hate crimes [against Jews] go up Easter week worldwide" because in many Christian churches, "the sermon is given about the passion," the suffering of Christ.
Foxman noted that the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, which Gibson reportedly opposes, responded to centuries of anti-Semitic interpretations of Christ's crucifixion by issuing a document in 1965 called Nostra Aetate.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2003/11/7/152355.shtml   (1532 words)

  
 Nader's Letter To ADL's Foxman
Foxman replied to a letter from Nader, in which the candidate stood by his original assertion.
Foxman wrote in reply: "I was disappointed to read your letter of August 5 because it merely confirmed my concerns about your original comments Rather than allay our concerns, your letter only furthers conspiracy theories about Jews and borders on bigotry."
Foxman said Nader had ignored the fact that "there are many examples of US disagreement with Israeli policies." And he described Nader's accusation about Jewish power as "false and offensive."
www.rense.com /general56/nad.htm   (1290 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Never Again?: The Threat of the New Anti-Semitism: Books: Abraham Foxman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abraham Foxman does an admirable job documenting how the hatred of the Jew transcends politics, geography, and race.
The author Abraham Foxman is the head of an organization the Anti- Defamation League that does valuable work in contending with this phenomenom.
Foxman's "sensitivity" is a blessing in that respect.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060542462?v=glance   (3047 words)

  
 Israel Curriculum- Foxman
This lesson plan is based on an Op-Ed article by Abraham Foxman that originally appeared in the New York Jewish Week on March 15, 2002, and is excerpted from a speech given to the Anti-Defamation League’s National Executive Committee in Palm Beach, FL, on February 8, 2002.
The writer, Abraham Foxman, is a prominent national Jewish leader.
Abraham H. Foxman is the National Director of the Anti-Defamation League.
www.caje.org /learn/israel-foxman.htm   (1574 words)

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