NYT Report Prompts Instagram to Confront Antisemitic Hashtags

  (JTA) — Instagram removed two antisemitic hashtags after a New York Times report showed that the social media site was home to thousands of hateful posts. The Facebook-owned site deleted...

Anti-Zionist NYU Students Arrested at Israel Independence Day Party

Two members of anti-Zionist groups at New York University were arrested while protesting a celebration of Israel’s Independence Day on Friday. The unnamed students — who are affiliated with Students...

11 Dead, 6 Injured in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

(JTA) — The alleged gunman who killed 11 people and injured six at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday assailed the Jewish resettlement agency HIAS on his web page and...

Columbia Students Accuse Anti-Zionist Groups of ‘Silencing’ Opposing Voices

The Columbia University campus. Photo: Columbia. Pro-Israel students at Columbia University in New York have called for disciplinary action against anti-Zionist groups on campus, which they accuse of systematically violating...

Career Diplomat Appointed to Combat Antisemitism in Germany

Demonstrators in Berlin brandish Turkish and Palestinian flags as they burn an Israeli flag. Photo: Jüdisches Forum für Demokratie und gegen Antisemitismus. The German federal government has appointed career diplomat Felix...

Kahane Was Right. More Work Needs to Be Done.

By Dr. Alex Sternberg Over 25,000 Jews and allies assembled the first Sunday in 2020 to send a message of "No Hate No Fear." The day before, 90,000 gathered to celebrate...

Abbas: Massacres of European Jews Due to Role As Usurers

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said that the massacres to which European Jews were subjected, from the 11th century until the Holocaust, were not because they were Jews, but because...

Jewish Group Petitions Chile to Act Against Antisemitism

The American Jewish Committee has filed a petition to the Chilean government asking it to act against rising antisemitism in the South American country. “Under the banner of solidarity with...

Barnard Students Endorse Anti-Israel Divestment in Contentious Referendum

Barnard Hall at Barnard College, New York. Photo: BrillLyle. Students at Barnard College in New York voted to ask the administration to divest from eight companies that “profit from or engage...

German Company Pulls Music Awards Sponsorship Amid Outcry Over Antisemitic Rap Duo

Antisemitic rappers Kollegah & Farid Bang perform during the 2018 Echo Music Award ceremony in Berlin. Photo: Reuters/Axel Schmidt. Germany’s largest fruit juice company on Thursday joined a growing assembly...
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Antisemitic Displays Prevalent at Berlin Rally Against Coronavirus

BERLIN (JTA) – A rally supported by neo-Nazi groups drew more than 20,000 protesters in Berlin Saturday to demand an end to coronavirus restrictions. The...

From the Chassidic Masters: Healing Effect of ‘Heeling’

The Torah portion of Eikev is named for the word “eikev” in the portion’s first verse: “Because (eikev) you listen to these laws and...

Bill Challenging High Court Threatens Israel’s Coalition

JNS.org – The tensions rattling Israel’s governing coalition are likely to worsen this week as a new bill seeking to challenge the judiciary is...

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