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Aaron Mostofsky. Source: Screenshot.

Son of New York judge arrested for breaching Capitol, theft of property

The son of a judge in Brooklyn, N.Y., was arrested on Tuesday for taking part in the Jan. 6 mob invasion by Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol as Congress tallied U.S. President-elect Joe...
Jeanine Pirro of Fox News was berated for making a comparison to Kristallnacht on Jan. 11, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro makes, defends comparison to Kristallnacht

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro was berated for comparing tech companies severing ties with the social-media company Parler to Kristallnacht. “And now that they’ve won, what we’re seeing is the kind of censorship that is akin...
Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, Feb. 6, 2016. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Khamenei mocks America after ‘fiasco’ on US Capitol

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mocked the United States on Friday, following the mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. In a 50-minute televised speech, Khamenei said: “This is their democracy; this is...

Why Jan. 6, 2021 will live in infamy

I never thought I’d ever read this paragraph in an American paper: “A mob of people loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol on Wednesday, halting Congress’s counting of the electoral votes to...
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol, where some smashed windows and entered the building while protesting the results of the November elections, on Jan. 6, 2020. Source: YouTube Screenshot.

When the rule of law breaks down, no one is safe

What happened at the Capitol on the day both Houses of Congress assembled in a joint session to certify the votes of the Electoral College in the 2020 presidential election was a disgrace. In...
A pro-Trump protester interrupts a broadcast on Israel's Channel 13, making anti-Semitic remarks, outside the U.S. Capitol as it was stormed by a mob seeking to prevent Congress from tallying U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College votes, Jan. 6, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

Israeli journalist harassed by pro-Trump protester outside US Capitol

An Israeli journalist was harassed by a protester supporting U.S. President Donald Trump outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as a mob surrounded the building—with some breaking into it—seeking to prevent Congress from tallying...
U.S. Capitol. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Jewish and Israel-related groups ‘appalled’ by mob invasion of US Capitol

Jewish and Israel-related groups reacted to the mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by Trump supporters as members of Congress gathered in a joint session on Wednesday to certify U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Eric...
Palestinians protest against the publications of a cartoon of Prophet Mohammad in France, as well as French President Emmanuel Macron's comments on Islam, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Oct. 30, 2020. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

Hundreds protest at Temple Mount against Muhammad caricatures; three arrested

Hundreds of people demonstrated at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Friday against French President Emmanuel Macron and his pledge to protect the right to caricature the Islamic prophet Muhammad with three arrested for...
Multiple buildings burn during riots in Minneapolis on May 29, 2020, four days after the death of African-American George Floyd. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Who should Jews fear most during an ‘uprising’?

It was a summer of discontent as the coronavirus pandemic raged on. The death of George Floyd, which set off a season of protests about police brutality and racial discrimination, further added to the...
The words "Free Palestine" were spray-painted on the driveway of Beth Hillel Temple in Kenosha, Wis., on Aug. 27, 2020. Source: Screenshot.

Amid riots, synagogue in Kenosha, Wis., vandalized with ‘Free Palestine’

A synagogue in Kenosha, Wis., was vandalized during demonstrations and riots on Thursday morning. A reporter for the right-wing news site Townhall posted a video of a Black Lives Matter activist spray-painting the words “Free Palestine” on...