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Mayim Bialik. Credit: Storm Santos.

Is Mayim Bialik too Jewish for ‘Jeopardy’?

It may turn out that a lot of Americans are devoting as much thought to the question of who will ultimately succeed the late Alex Trebek as the host of “Jeopardy!” than they do...
Gil Ofarim in 2018. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

German Jewish singer at crux of anti-Semitic hotel incident accused of fabricating story

Gil Ofarim, the German Israeli singer who accused the Westin Hotel in Leipzig, Germany, of refusing him service because he wore a Star of David pendant is now being accused of fabricating the story. Hotel surveillance video released to...
The Westin hotel in Leipzig, Germany. Source: Tripadvisor.

Hotel in Leipzig, Germany, rebuffs Jewish singer for wearing Star of David

Hundreds of people, some draped in Israeli flags, stood outside the Westin in Leipzig, Germany, on Tuesday night to protest an alleged incident of anti-Semitism at the hotel. Now, at least one major Jewish...
Jewish twins were kept alive to be used in Dr. Josef Mengele's medical experiments. These children from Auschwitz were liberated by the Red Army in January 1945. Credit: USHMM/Belarusian State Archive of Documentary Film and Photography.

Kentucky Rep. Massie tweets out analogy between mask-wearing and Holocaust

A member of the U.S. House of Representatives is under fire for a tweet that compared coronavirus restrictions to the murder of 6 million Jews during the Holocaust. The black-and-white image posted by Rep. Thomas...
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) speaking to the House of Representatives ahead of a vote on whether or not to remove her from House committees. Source: Screenshot/C-Span.

Greene publicly apologizes for comparing face masks to Holocaust

Weeks after comparing the wearing of face masks in the U.S. House of Representatives to the Holocaust in a podcast, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) publicly apologized for her remarks. She did so in front...
The Twitter logo. Credit: Twitter.

Twitter clarifies stance on Star of David imagery after users accounts locked

Twitter has clarified its stance at using the Star of David imagery after some users who display it in their profile pictures were locked out of their accounts for using “hateful imagery.” According to the...
Alaska state Rep. Ben Carpenter. Source: Screenshot.

Alaska lawmaker apologizes for comments comparing sticker to Star of David

An Alaska state lawmaker has apologized after comparing a requirement to wear a health-screening sticker to enter the state capitol to the Nazis forcing Jews to wear the yellow Star of David patch during...
Since 2014, the volunteer organization “Operation Benjamin” has located Jewish personnel at American military cemeteries all over the world who, for various reasons, were buried under markers incorrectly representing their religion and heritage, and to correct these historical errors. Credit: “Operation Benjamin.”

Manila American cemetery changes five Latin crosses to Stars of David

The headstones of five U.S. soldiers buried in the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial were changed on Tuesday, righting a historical wrong. In coordination with the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), “Operation Benjamin” conducted...
Laureen Nussbaum, a childhood friend of Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank's. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Friend of Anne Frank’s opens up about German official who saved her family

A friend of Anne Frank’s from Amsterdam released a new memoir about the little known German official and lawyer Hans Calmeyer, who saved her family and others from the Holocaust. In Shedding Our Stars: A Story of Hans...
MGM Resorts International intends to redesign its security uniform after a complaint by a Jewish customer at a casino near Cleveland that the security badge-type star on it resembles the yellow Star of David that Jews were forced to wear in the Holocaust, July 2019. Credit: Screenshot.

MGM to redesign security uniforms after complaint of Holocaust imagery

MGM Resorts International announced this week that it will redesign its security uniform following a complaint by a Jewish customer at a casino near Cleveland that the security badge-type star on it resembled the...