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Watchdog group starts media campaign urging stores to stop selling Ben & Jerry’s

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center has launched an ad campaign in Jewish newspapers urging stores to stop selling Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream as a means to pressure its parent company, Unilever, to confront anti-Semitism within...
Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz (D-5th District) hosted a meeting at the Museum of Tolerance with members of the Los Angeles Police Department, who offered suggestions to Jewish leaders and community members regarding security prior to the High Holidays, Sept. 1, 2021. Credit: ©City of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles police offer security tips to Jewish leaders ahead of High Holidays

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Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz hosted a meeting on Sept. 1 at the Museum of Tolerance with presentations by members of the Los Angeles Police Department to Jewish leaders and community members regarding synagogue and...
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Study: ‘Big Five’ social-media platforms earn ‘B-’ in tackling hate online

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An “explosion of hate and lurid conspiracies” proliferating across various social-media platforms has been observed this year, the Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Tuesday in announcing the release of its annual digital terrorism and...
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Wiesenthal Center releases list of 2020’s 10 worst anti-Semitic incidents

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center on Tuesday unveiled its list of 2020’s top 10 worst anti-Semitic incidents. Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean and director of Global Social Action Agenda at the Wiesenthal Center, said that while it was...
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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...
Dr. Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations at the Simon Wiesenthal Center

Wiesenthal Centre Outraged at UK Pharmaceutical Council Ruling that Jew-Hatred Libel was “Grossly Offensive”...

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Paris, 8 November Simon Wiesenthal Centre Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, expressed support for the UK Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA) action against Nazim Ali, a London chemist and organizer of the annual “Al-Quds...
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Report: Facebook doesn’t ‘recognize Holocaust denial’ as anti-Jewish hate speech

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Facebook, according to an Aug. 10 report, “actively promotes further Holocaust-denial content to that user” and “has been unwilling to recognize Holocaust denial as a form of hate speech against Jews.” “Hosting the Holohoax: A Snapshot...
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Rapper Jay Electronica calls rabbi a ‘coward’ and ‘devil’

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Rapper Jay Electronica called Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean and director of global social action of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a “coward” and a “devil” following the rabbi’s appearance last week on the podcast hosted by...
Argentina's new 5,000 pesos bill featuring the controversial Dr. Ramon Carrillo.

Jewish community, foreign officials reject image of Nazi supporter on new banknote

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Argentina’s Jewish community was shocked to find that the country decided to print a new banknote with face of a doctor who expressed support for Nazi ideology and supported Josef Mengele’s cruel experiments on...
The Simon Wiesenthal Center's new study “Deadly New Virus Intersects with History's Oldest Hate: Report and Analysis,” released in April, highlights anti-Semitism on social media during the coronavirus pandemic. Source: Screenshot.

Wiesenthal Center demands social-media platforms delete viral anti-Semitic posts

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center is urging social-media platforms to remove posts that use the coronavirus pandemic to promote anti-Semitism and violence against Jews. “This is exactly the breeding ground for extremists,” Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean and...