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“Free Palestine” graffiti was spray-painted on the Baba Sale synagogue in Los Angeles on Sept, 11, 2019. Source: Facebook.

LA city councilmember condemns targeting of Jewish institutions during protests

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Following the May 30 riots in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles—part of nationwide protests after the May 25 death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American, while in police custody in Minneapolis—Los Angeles City...
A sign with the Nazi slogan "works sets you free," addressed to Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, appears at a protest in Chicago over coronavirus restrictions. Source: Screenshot via Dennis Kosuth.

Are lockdown protests signaling a resurgence of anti-Semitism?

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As if American Jews didn’t have enough to worry about. In the midst of a worldwide pandemic shutdown that is threatening our elderly, as well as the ability of our institutions to survive, according to...
A sign with the Nazi slogan "works sets you free," addressed to Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, appears at a protest in Chicago over coronavirus restrictions. Source: Screenshot via Dennis Kosuth.

Sign with Auschwitz slogan displayed at Chicago protest against stay-at-home orders

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A sign playing off the Auschwitz slogan “work sets you free” was featured at a protest in Chicago where hundreds of demonstrators railed against state and local restrictions imposed in response to the coronavirus...
Lebanese citizens protest in Beirut on Nov. 10, 2019. Photo: Freimut Bahlo via Wikimedia Commons.

Lebanon crisis and US aid freeze put Hezbollah in the spotlight

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Violent clashes broke out in Beirut and other areas of Lebanon on Tuesday night, making it three straight nights of clashes in a row, as anti-corruption protests that began five weeks ago push Lebanon...
Palestinians burn an Israeli flag during a “day of rage” riot at Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah in the West Bank, March 16, 2010. Photo by Issam Rimawi/Flash90.

IDF braces for PA ‘day of rage’ in response to new US policy on...

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The Israel Defense Forces is boosting its presence in Judea and Samaria, and along the Gaza border, on Tuesday ahead of a Palestinian “day of rage” in response to the declaration by the U.S....
A black pickup truck, allegedly driven by a U.S. correctional officer, drove through a crowd of Jewish protesters and their supporters at a demonstration in Rhode Island on Aug. 14, 2019. Source: Screenshot.

Jewish anti-ICE protesters injured after truck, pepper spray used on crowd

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Several Jewish protesters were injured on Wednesday evening when a pickup truck drove into their demonstration outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Rhode Island. The majority of the injuries, however,...
Jewish protesters shut down Boston traffic on July 2, 2019, over migrant detention centers on the U.S. southern border. Credit: Screenshot.

Jewish protesters shut down Boston traffic over migrant detention centers

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More than 1,000 demonstrators, including Jewish ones, shut down traffic in Boston on Tuesday, some chanting the post-Holocaust rallying cry “Never again” to protest the reportedly horrific conditions at migrant detention centers in the United States. The...
Geneva, home to the United Nations Human Rights Council, or UNHRC. Credit: EJP.

Jewish groups ready to rally in Geneva, protesting UN demonization of Israel

Several Jewish and pro-Israel organizations will rally in Geneva on March 18 to protest against the demonization of Israel by the United Nations, and especially by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which...
Thousands of people joined rallies near the Place de la Republique in Paris and across the country to oppose a rising wave of anti-Semitism throughout France, Feb. 19, 2019. Credit: Screenshot.

Jewish community in France asks for ‘concrete measures’ to combat anti-Semitism

Francis Kalifat, president of Crif, the umbrella representative group of French Jewish institutions, will ask for “concrete measures” from the government to fight anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism when they attend the annual dinner of the...

Jewish Teens Protested in Support of Palestinian Activist Ahed Tamimi

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On January 31, Ahed Tamimi, a young Palestinian activist, turned 17 years old. She did so in an Israeli jail cell, where she is facing multiple charges, including attacking soldiers after a video of her...