White Supremacist Disrupts Antisemitism Webinar for Jewish Teens

JNS.org– A webinar on the video conferencing platform Zoom about antisemitism last week, featuring US Deputy Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Ellie Cohanim, was disrupted by a...

Proposed NY Hate Crimes Law Named for Victim of Monsey Attack

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has renamed a proposed domestic terrorism law after the late rabbi who was stabbed during an attack on a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey. Rabbi Josef...

Victim of Monsey Stabbing Attack Dies of His Injuries

A Jewish man who was critically wounded in an antisemitic stabbing attack in Monsey, New York, late last year died of his injuries on Sunday. Josef Neumann, 72, had went...

ADL Publishes Antisemitism Guide for Elected Officials, Candidates

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has published a new guide to understanding antisemitism that will be distributed to members of the US Congress and all candidates for national office. Antisemitism Uncovered:...

Epidemics Can Carry Side Effects for Jews: Deadly Antisemitism

NEW YORK (JTA) — Over the course of our millennial history, Jews have had many encounters with contagious diseases. Often we’re blamed for them. Maybe I’m paranoid, but I can’t...

Europe’s Antisemitic Carnivals Perpetuate Centuries-Old Tradition

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Over the past two years, at least five parades featuring offensive depictions of Jews have taken place in EU member countries. The first happened in the Belgian...

Death Considered for Poway Synagogue Shooter

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — California prosecutors said they will seek the death penalty against the gunman who allegedly opened fire on the Chabad of Poway synagogue, leaving one congregant dead. Prosecutors from...

Polish Lawmaker: Rabbis Provoked Pogroms to Make Jews Powerful

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A far-right lawmaker in Poland said that natural selection in pogroms have made Jews powerful, and that “there are theories” that rabbis provoked violence to achieve...

Cuomo Proposes Labeling Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism

JNS.org – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced several steps on Thursday aimed at providing safety, security and peace of mind to Jews and other minorities in the state...

250 European Leaders, Conference Attendees Confront Antisemitism

JNS.org – Some 250 participants and European leaders gathered in Paris at the European Jewish Association’s (EJA) annual policy conference this week under the topic “Jews in Europe: United...
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