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Neo-Nazi gets three years in prison for threatening ADL, journalists

The leader of neo-Nazi efforts to threaten journalists and the Anti-Defamation League for exposing anti-Semitism was sentenced to three years in prison by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, announced the Department...
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‘Anti-Semitism has no place on Facebook’: ADL says in letter to Oversight Board

The Anti-Defamation League has called on Facebook’s Oversight Board to overturn the social-media platform’s decision to leave content online that the Jewish group said “promote anti-Semitism in clear contravention of the company’s community standards”...
Jewish and pro-Israel gathered in New York City in solidarity with Israel and in protest against rising levels of anti-Semitism and severe anti-Jewish attacks, May 23, 2021. Credit: Ron Adar/Shutterstock.

To confront anti-Semitism, advocates say it’s time for Jews to unite, mobilize and take...

Tens of thousands of people logged onto their computers at 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday to make it clear that they will no longer stand by as Jews are assaulted, harassed, threatened,...
While British Jewry has pulled together against the threat of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party, American Jews seem more focused on partisan grudges then on combating hate.

ADL audit on anti-Semitism finds slight decline in incidents, online activity remains troubling

Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States declined slightly in 2020, but remain at a near all-time high, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. The report, which was released on Tuesday, revealed a...
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and national director of the Anti-Defamation League. Credit: ADL.

Jewish groups should work for justice, not toxic race theories

It’s been nearly 11 months since Americans first viewed the awful nine-minute video that depicted the last moments of an African-American man named George Floyd. The images of a police officer named Derek Chauvin...
A rally against anti-Semitism in London in December 2019. Credit: Brian Minkoff/Shutterstock.

US report: Nearly a dozen European countries are failing to meet anti-Semitism challenges

Nearly a dozen European countries are “insufficient” in their efforts to meet the challenges of anti-Semitism, a report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom found. “Sadly, 2020 was another difficult year for global anti-Semitism”...
A man holds a sign promoting an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory across the street from the former World Trade Center site on Sept. 11, 2011, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Credit: Luigi Novi via Wikimedia Commons.

ADL: Most American Jews have experienced anti-Semitism in past five years

More than 60 percent of American Jews “have either experienced or directly witnessed some form of anti-Semitic incident in the last five years,” the Anti-Defamation League said in a statement on Thursday. “The 2021 poll...
A synagogue in the Swedish town of Norrkoping. Source: Screenshot via Google Maps.

Dolls hanged outside Swedish synagogue during Passover investigated as hate crime

Police in Norrkoping, Sweden, are investigating after someone left a hate-filled message and a group of dolls hanging outside a synagogue there on the first day of Passover. According to a post from the Anti-Defamation...
Brazilian Labor Party (PTB) national president Roberto Jefferson. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Brazilian Jewish group to launch criminal investigation against party leader

A Jewish organization in Brazil said it will launch a criminal investigation against the head of a major Brazilian political party after he promoted an anti-Semitic blood libel on social media. “Baal, Satanic deity, Canaanites...
A scene from the NBC TV show “Nurses.” Source: Screenshot.

NBC pulls episode from ‘Nurses’ show days after getting blasted for ‘SNL’ skit

Jewish groups are cheering a report that NBC is pulling an episode of the TV show “Nurses” from its digital platforms after it depicted a highly inflammatory scene featuring Chassidic Jewish characters. The fictional show...