40 Total Quotes

Abraham Foxman Quotes

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.
Abraham Foxman
#Information

The bias against Israel,
Abraham Foxman
#Israel

We additionally welcome the formation of a new President's Council on Student Affairs, which will give students another vehicle for advising the administration on matters of student interest and concern,
Abraham Foxman
#Students

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.
Abraham Foxman
#Worry

forcing the parties to compromise.
Abraham Foxman
#Compromise

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.
Abraham Foxman
#Mistakes

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.
Abraham Foxman
#Mistakes

We had hoped that Jackson would have learned from his mistakes. It is clear now that he never was able to completely remove the bigotry from his own heart.
Abraham Foxman
#Mistakes

For him to call for final victory against Jews by 1.3 billion Muslims ... is a call for religious war. It cannot be tolerated, cannot be condoned.
Abraham Foxman
#Religious

This is not a documentary, and nobody's pretending it is.
Abraham Foxman
#Documentary

It is not a movement prompted by an animus against Jews or the Jewish community. But the unintended consequence is that Jews may be blamed for it.
Abraham Foxman
#Community

Without hearings and under the rubric of providing assistance to displaced students in the Gulf Coast region in the aftermath of the tragic Katrina and Rita hurricanes, Congress has approved restart funding and tuition assistance for public, private and religious schools without necessary constitutional and anti-discrimination safeguards.
Abraham Foxman
#Students

It's a setback for peace and a victory for terrorism. The U.S. policy has always been to promote democracy and fight terrorism. This raises the question of whether you can do both simultaneously. If you don't eliminate terrorism first, you get what we got today.
Abraham Foxman
#Democracy

In the Middle East, the precedents are not good.
Abraham Foxman
#Precedents

We have not galvanized Congress, but we will have to.
Abraham Foxman
#Congress

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.
Abraham Foxman
#Cartoon

Once again, we've been turned into conspirators. We thought initially that this is a conflict that doesn't impact us because we don't have a dog in the hunt. But very quickly, we became not only the dog in the hunt, but the hunt itself.
Abraham Foxman
#Conflict

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.
Abraham Foxman
#Education

Understanding the danger of combining religion and politics, our founding fathers wisely created a political system based on individual merit and religious inclusiveness,
Abraham Foxman
#Danger

[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.
Abraham Foxman
#Problems

a hero who carried the torch of justice at a time when there was a paralysis of conscience over responsibility for the Holocaust.
Abraham Foxman
#Conscience

If people convert, that's their individual business. But don't use them as a tool to convert other people.
Abraham Foxman
#Business

they're trying another approach.
Abraham Foxman
#Trying

Pontius Pilate comes out as a sweet young guy, when history recalls him as one of the cruelest proconsuls, who had to be recalled to Rome because of his cruelty,
Abraham Foxman
#History

We've written similar letters,
Abraham Foxman
#Letters

The subject of the film is too serious for show business. There's enough anti-Semitism in the movie without bringing in a live example.
Abraham Foxman
#Business

What have we achieved? ... In his world, in his culture, this is a major step. From our perspective it isn't.
Abraham Foxman
#Culture

We see it in moments of crisis and moments of trauma. What they try to do is link themselves to a legitimate event that people respond to emotionally and intellectually, because otherwise you would never log on to them.
Abraham Foxman
#Crisis

It is outrageous and shocking, but not surprising, that Pat Robertson once again has suggested that God will punish Israel's leaders for any decision to give up land to the Palestinians.
Abraham Foxman
#God

The bias against Israel has been institutionalized for 50 years, so to expect a miracle in 18 months is having unrealistic expectations. We should welcome the progress but realize that there is a long way to go, and Israel still has to bargain and barter to be recognized the way any other nation is.
Abraham Foxman
#Israel