Wiesenthal Center: Parler Takes No Action Against Antisemitism

JNS.org – Parler, a social media website founded in 2018 that prides itself on allowing virtually unfiltered viewpoint, has allowed antisemitism and other forms of bigotry to flourish on...

Pittsburgh Has Become Hub for White Supremacists

(JTA) — In the days after the deadliest antisemitic attack in American history, Pittsburgh became a symbol of the enduring dangers of hatred, as well as the Jewish communal solidarity that...

FBI: Antisemitic Hate Crimes Rose by 14% in 2019

(JTA) — The number of antisemitic hate crimes in the United States increased significantly in 2019, according to the FBI, in a year that saw three lethal attacks against...

University of Illinois to Address Rise in Antisemitism on Campus

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) announced on Monday a series of steps it would take to address what has been described as an “alarming increase in antisemitic and...

German Storeowner’s Kin Apologizes to Jewish Family Who Sold Store

A German man whose grandfather acquired a Jewish family’s store on the cheap due to the Nazis’ antisemitic policies has located the family’s descendent in Israel and apologized, CNN reported...

‘The Rant’ Anonymous Bigot’s Job Is Combating Discrimination

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) – The New York Police Department official charged with combating discrimination in the department posted hundreds of racist, antisemitic, misogynist, and homophobic slurs on a message board. The...

UConn Investigates String of Antisemitic Incidents on Main Campus

JNS.org – The University of Connecticut has been investigating multiple reports of antisemitic incidents on its main campus in Storrs, including swastika vandalism and other kinds of property damage. “These...

Vienna Synagogue Caught in Shooting Spree No Stranger to Terrorist Attacks

The synagogue in the heart of Vienna that was initially feared as the target of Monday night’s terrorist attack in the Austrian capital is no stranger to such incidents. Originally...

European Rabbis Want More Government Control of Mosques

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Following a suspected terrorist attack that left four dead in Vienna by a shooter who reportedly shouted “Allah,” European rabbis made an unusual appeal for more...

Four Dead in Vienna Attack; Shooter Linked to Islamic State

Austrian police have made several arrests at addresses linked to an Islamic State sympathizer who killed at least four people in a terrorist shooting and stabbing attack in Vienna on Monday...
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New Podcast Digs Deeper Into Issues Affecting Our Communities

Introducing "From The Editor's Desk" a new podcast by 5TJT Editor and Publisher Larry Gordon delving deeper into some of today's issues. Mr. Gordon...

Netanyahu Welcomes First Commercial Flight From Dubai to Tel Aviv

JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Thursday. Speaking during...

Assassins Kill Father of Iran’s Nuclear Program

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Assassins shot to death Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the nuclear scientist that western intelligence agencies believe to be behind Iran’s nuclear weapons program. The...

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