Congressman Max Rose Discusses Antisemitism, Israel, BDS at FJCC

By Sandy Eller Community leaders representing the full spectrum of the Flatbush community took part in a meeting arranged by the Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition recently at the Ohel building...

Slayer at Jewish Museum in Brussels Sentenced to Life in Prison

Mehdi Nemmouche, a French jihadist convicted of killing four people at the Jewish Museum of Brussels in Belgium in May 2014, was convicted of “terrorist murder” last week and...

Antisemitism Part of Wave of ‘Depraved Hatred,’ Pope Says

Pope Francis on Friday branded antisemitism part of a wave of “depraved hatred” sweeping some countries and urged everyone to be vigilant against it. In comments to members of the...

Creators of Belgium’s Antisemitic Carnival Float Are Not Sorry

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — I initially had some empathy for the creators of an antisemitic carnival float in Belgium. Studying their CVs and past creations for the annual carnival of Aalst, I...

Jewish Groups Praise Commission’s Decision to Probe Labour Antisemitism

Prominent UK Jewish groups praised the Equality and Human Rights Commission on Thursday for its decision to open an investigation into antisemitism in the Labour party. Since far-left MP Jeremy...

House Passes Resolution Condemning Antisemitism, Islamophobia

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution on Thursday afternoon condemning antisemitism and Islamophobia. The final tally was 407-23. “Whereas whether from the political right, center or left, bigotry, discrimination,...

ADL: White Supremacists Amplifying Their Message

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — White supremacists dramatically stepped up their propaganda efforts targeting neighborhoods and campuses in 2018 to never-before seen levels. Such efforts increased by 182 percent, to 1,187...

Bias Incident Reported in Searingtown

Nassau County police are investigating a bias incident reported on Sunday in Searingtown. According to detectives, the Director of Education was walking down a stairwell at Shelter Rock Jewish Center...

Deborah Lipstadt Focuses on ‘Antisemitism: Here and Now’

Emory University professor and American historian Deborah Lipstadt is one of the world’s most prominent scholars on the Holocaust and antisemitism. In 1996, Lipstadt was famously sued for libel in...

Argentine Chief Rabbi: Not Clear If Attack Was Antisemitic

The condition of Chief Rabbi of Argentina Gabriel Davidovich is improving after he was badly beaten during a home invasion on Monday. A group of burglars entered his home in Buenos Aires...

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The Way It Is: Programmed For Pesach

  It’s that time of year again. The season is here when we see the advertisements for Pesach programs. Most of us are still sweeping...

Trump Signs Proclamation Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looking on, President Donald Trump signed a proclamation recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the...

Humor: Folding Money

  What would you do if you had $18,000 to burn? We should all have such problems. In case you were wondering, yes, that was me in...

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