Suspect in Shooting Outside Miami Synagogue Charged With Hate Crime

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A man arrested last month in the shooting of 68-year-old Yosef (Warren) Lifshutz outside a synagogue in Miami, Florida, was charged with a hate crime. Carlints St. Louis,...

Alleged Attacker Who Hit Brooklyn Rabbi Arrested in NYC

(JTA) — Police have arrested a man they accuse of beating a rabbi with a large rock in Brooklyn. Oniel Gilbourne, 26 was attested on Thursday. He faces charges of...

Jewish Professor Sues Pace University for Discrimination

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former professor has sued Pace University in New York for discrimination, claiming observant Jewish and older teachers were pushed out of the math department. Jonathan Gersch,...

NJ Councilman Uses Term ‘Jew Us Down’ to Criticize Developers

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A city councilman in Paterson, New Jersey, used the term “Jew us down” at a public meeting to criticize developers looking to buy land for less...

Brooklyn Jews Urge Action on Antisemitic Attacks

Esther Gopin is fearful to go out in the Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she’s lived her whole life. Many of her friends who feel the same...

Rockland County Republican Ad Warns of Hasidic ‘Takeover’

(JTA) — A Facebook campaign ad from the Rockland County Republican Party has been slammed as antisemitic and “deeply disturbing.” Titled “A storm is brewing in Rockland,” the video takes...

Father-in-Law of Hasidic Singer Hit in Head With Brick in Crown Heights

BY LAURA E. ADKINS NEW YORK (JTA) — A 64-year-old rabbi, the father-in-law of popular Hasidic singer Benny Friedman, was hit in the head by a stone brick thrown at...

Antisemitic Canadian Editor Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James Sears, editor of the quarterly...

Fake Twitter Accounts Impersonate Jews, Promote Antisemitism

NEW YORK (JTA) — Fake Twitter accounts impersonating Jews and promoting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories have proliferated following a post on the online messaging forum 4chan. The author of the post...

Omar, Tlaib Criticized for Sharing Antisemitic Cartoon

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and other Jewish groups have criticized Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for sharing a cartoon on Instagram on Aug. 16. The cartoon shows...
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