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An animated video that glorifies Palestinian terror and features four real-life deadly attacks against Israelis was removed by TikTok. Source: Screenshot via Palestinian Media Watch.

New study reveals 912 percent increase in anti-Semitic content on TikTok

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During a symposium about online anti-Semitism sponsored by the U.S. State Department last year, a representative from the social-media platform TikTok assured that his company was working to combat hate. Speaking in October 2020, Jeff Collins said...
Brazilian Labor Party (PTB) national president Roberto Jefferson. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Brazilian Jewish group to launch criminal investigation against party leader

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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...
American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris. Credit: AJC.

AJC chief becomes French Legion of Honor Officer

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France honored American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris on Monday with the rank of Officer within the order of the Legion of Honor, one of the country’s most prestigious awards, in recognition of his...
Travis Patron. Credit: Canadian National Party.

Jewish group applauds arrest of Canadian Nationalist Party leader advocating hate

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Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) applauded the arrest of Canadian Nationalist Party leader Travis Patron, who has been charged with the willful promotion of hate in connection to an anti-Semitic video he created...
Knesset member Michal Cotler-Wunsh (second from left) leading the Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee hearing addressing online anti-Semitism on Feb. 10, 2020. Credit: Courtesy.

Knesset presses social-media companies to combat online anti-Semitism

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Representatives from top social medial companies participated in a special Knesset hearing on Wednesday to address the growing problem of online anti-Semitic hate speech. The hearing, in which representatives from Twitter, Facebook, Google and TikTok...
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather outside the U.S. Capitol before some break into the building on Jan. 6, 2020. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Deciphering and dealing with anti-Jewish hate in America

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As the repercussions of the deadly Jan. 6 mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol continue to reverberate across the country and beyond, like most Americans, many in the Jewish community looked on with shock...
European Union flags in front of the European Commission building in Brussels. Credit: Amio Cajander via Wikimedia Commons.

European Union makes move to combat anti-Semitism

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A key body of the European Union adopted a declaration on Wednesday to combat anti-Semitism. The Council of the European Union is comprised of government ministers from the 27 E.U. member-states, who meet to make...
Parler logo. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Wiesenthal Center warns about Parler opening ‘the door wide’ to anti-Semitism

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Parler, a social-media website founded in 2018 that prides itself on allowing virtually unfiltered viewpoint, has allowed anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry to flourish on its site, according to a report released on Thursday by...
Alfonse M. D'Amato United States Courthouse for the Eastern District of New York. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Federal law-enforcement charges Staten Island man for threatening Schumer, ‘blow up‘ FBI building

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The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a man from Staten Island, N.Y., for threatening to kill protesters, politicians and others because of the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. Brian Maiorana, 54, was arrested...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers opening remarks for the “Ancient Hatred, Modern Medium: Conference on Internet Anti-Semitism,” Oct. 21-22, 2020. Source: Screenshot.

US State Department conference tackles mounting hate and anti-Semitism online

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Hate online, particularly anti-Semitism, is continuing to grow at alarming rates, and stopping it will require education, collaboration and a cohesive definition were the findings from the first-of-its-kind, two-day symposium sponsored by the U.S....