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French National Assembly Parliament member Yael Braun-Pivet at the Judicial Commission Bench, July 12, 2017. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Hate mail to French Jewish Parliament member: ‘Soon the camps again’

The Paris prosecutor’s office opened an investigation after a Jewish member of the National Assembly, France’s lower house of parliament, received anti-Semitic hate mail, according to the European Jewish Congress. Parliament member Yael Braun-Pivet published...
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon during a visit of U.N. Secretary General António Guterres at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem on Aug. 28, 2017. Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

In viral tweet, former Israeli UN envoy urges Biden to phone Netanyahu

Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon on Wednesday tweeted an appeal to U.S. President Joe Biden that he contact Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, listing other world leaders to whom the newly elected...
End Jew Hatred activists protest outside the California home of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Jan. 11, 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

Jewish civil-rights group protests Twitter CEO over not banning Holocaust denial

The grassroots Jewish civil-rights movement End Jew Hatred protested outside the California home of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday, blaring audio recordings of Holocaust-denying tweets that have not been removed from Twitter. The group said Dorsey...
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Following Trump ban, Iranian dissident calls on Twitter to ban Khamenei

Following Twitter banning U.S. President Donald Trump from its platform, an Iranian dissident journalist has called on the social-media company to do the same to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In a statement to The...
A poster featured in a since deleted tweet posted on Dec. 8, 2020 by Jewish Voice for Peace. Source: Screenshot.

JVP under fire for tweeting ‘L’Chaim Intifada’ poster

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), an organization that supports the BDS movement, has come under fire for a since-deleted tweet that appears to glorify the First Intifada. The Dec. 8 tweet featured a poster from...
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) delivering a speech on Nov. 30, 2019, at the American Muslims for Palestine convention in Chicago. Credit: American Muslims for Palestine.

Tlaib retweets, then undoes, ‘from the river to the sea’ post

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) retweeted a post over the weekend that read “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” that was part of an “International Day of Solidarity” picture. https://twitter.com/Claire_Voltaire/status/1333212176346087429 The legislator undid...
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Dec. 27, 2017. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Khamenei: Iran’s US policy won’t change, regardless of election results

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the result of the U.S. presidential election would not alter the country’s policy towards America. “Our policy towards the United States is clearly set and...
The report shares the results of a ministry study examining 250 suspicious Twitter accounts, finding 170—or nearly 70 percent of them—to be inauthentic profiles trying to stir anti-Israel sentiment online and manipulate discourse against Israel in violation of Twitter policy. Credit: Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs

Israel: Tackling phony social-media accounts ‘major strategic challenge to be dealt with’

Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs released a 37-page report this week titled “Manipulating Social Media: The effort to delegitimize Israel through coordinated inauthentic behavior online.” The report shares the results of a ministry study examining...
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Twitter intends to remove posts denying the Holocaust

Twitter announced last week that it will remove posts that deny the Holocaust. Bloomberg first reported the move on Oct. 14. “Our Hateful Conduct Policy prohibits a wide range of behavior, including making references to violent events or...
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Without context, FBI shares ‘Protocols of Elders of Zion’

Without providing context, an official FBI Twitter account shared a link to a copy on the bureau’s website of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, an infamous and classic anti-Semitic text. The fabrication, which was...