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Temple University’s Jewish center to host online event about Israeli ‘occupation’

The Feinstein Center for American Jewish History at Temple University is co-sponsoring a virtual event on April 20 that promotes false narratives about Israel. The Jewish center founded by the late Murray Friedman—a historian and...
Isi Leibler. Photo: Courtesy.

The moral courage of Isi Leibler

The death in Jerusalem of Isi Leibler at the age of 86 has robbed the Jewish world of one of its towering figures at a time when it is particularly ill-equipped for such a...
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What is it with J Street and anti-Semites?

Why does J Street keep honoring and defending individuals who have made anti-Semitic remarks? The latest is former President Jimmy Carter, who will receive an award from J Street at its upcoming convention on April...
Kristen Clarke, June 30, 2009. Credit: Flickr/New America via Wikimedia Commons.

The Jewish establishment thinks credible charges of anti-Semitism are a ‘smear’

As numerous surveys of public opinion have shown, ours is a time when politics have essentially replaced the role that religion used to play in the lives of most Americans. But recently, it’s become...
Duxbury High School football coach Dave Maimaron was fired 12 days after the game. Source: Twitter.

Anti-Semitic football play-calling in Massachusetts town hints at long history of ‘systemic bias’

In this well-groomed coastal town, members of the small Jewish community and others are trying to determine why its vaunted high school football team used the terms “Auschwitz,” “rabbi” and “dreidel” while calling plays...
Anti-Semitic messages found on the Verrier Family Chabad Centre for Jewish Life and Learning, April 2021. Source: Facebook.

Words of hate scrawled on Yom Hashoah on Vancouver Island Chabad House

Law enforcement in Canada has identified a person of interest, one of two, who vandalized the Chabad House on Vancouver Island on Holocaust Remembrance Day. “A suspect has come forward and been identified in relation...
Young Latin Americans expressing support for Nazism uncovered by Argentinian journalist Julio Lopez. Source: Screenshot.

Argentinian journalist exposes anti-Semitic, neo-Nazi groups in Latin America

Argentinian journalist Julio López recently discovered a Spanish-speaking hate network by creating a computer program that scans websites for hate speech. A journalist and hacker by trade, López originally sought to search for groups...
Palestinian boys raise their hands at a school in Gaza supported by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in September 2011. Credit: U.N. Photo/Shareef Sarhan.

Pro-Israel groups press Congress to help end ‘hateful content’ in UNRWA schools

Several pro-Israel and Jewish organizations are urging U.S. legislators to pressure the United Nations to end hateful anti-Semitic content found in the curriculum of schools run by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The...
Randi Weingarten. Source: Screenshot.

Teachers union president draws criticism for saying Jews ‘part of ownership class’

The president of a national teachers’ union said American Jews are part of an “ownership class” in the United States who want to take opportunities away from others. Randi Weingarten, longtime president of the American...
A woman holds a sign opposing anti-Semitism at a rally. Credit: AndriiKoval/Shutterstock.

400-plus academics, intellectuals sign letter of support for IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

Ahead of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, which takes place from April 7-8 this year, 400-plus academics and intellectuals from around the world have signed a letter in support of the International Holocaust Remembrance...