Austin Chabad lights menorah at highway overpass where neo-Nazis hung antisemitic banners

JTA) — A Chabad house in Austin organized a Hanukkah menorah lighting in an unusual place on Monday night: on a highway overpass looking out over the busy MoPac...

American Jewish Committee gives $50,000 to initiatives for battling anti-Semitism

(November 9, 2021 / JNS) The American Jewish Committee announced the five winners of its new “Disrupt Antisemitism” initiative. A panel comprised of AJC staff members, journalists and business leaders...

‘It’s the Jews’: An antisemitic tirade at an Arizona school board meeting spurs a...

(Jewish News of Greater Phoenix via JTA) — An antisemitic tirade at a school board meeting in suburban Phoenix last week has spurred an extensive response among local officials...

Rally against anti-Semitism organized after Torah vandalized at George Washington University

(November 1, 2021 / JNS) Chabad at George Washington University will join with members of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity and others on Monday at 5 p.m. for a...

‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish synagogue during international antisemitism conference

(JTA) — Swedish police are investigating how the words “the Holocaust was a scam” were projected onto the main synagogue in Malmö while that city was holding an international...

Groups express outrage over Texas educator’s suggestion for ‘opposing’ views on Holocaust

(October 15, 2021 / JNS) A school in Texas is being criticized after an official was heard telling teachers with books on the Holocaust in their classrooms to offer...

BDS proves once again that it’s all about the anti-Semitism

(October 12, 2021 / JNS) Irish novelist Sally Rooney thinks that she’s an advocate for human rights, and that prejudice and hate have nothing to do with her work...

In TV interview, Ben & Jerry’s founders say accusations of antisemitism following West Bank...

(JTA) — In an interview that aired on HBO, both of the founders of the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream brand reiterated that they stand behind the company’s decision...

Auschwitz museum hit with antisemitic graffiti

(JTA) — Police in Poland are investigating antisemitic vandalism at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. Spray-painted slogans in English and German, some of them “antisemitic in nature,” were found on...

UK professor who called Jewish students ‘pawns’ of Israel fired over comments

(JTA) — A professor at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom was fired Friday over his past comments about Jews and Israel. In remarks during a lecture in...
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