De Blasio Calls BDS ‘Unacceptable’ During Speech on Antisemitism

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a speech on antisemitism that supporting the campaign to boycott Israel is “unacceptable.” De Blasio, a Democrat, spoke Thursday at...

Luciana Berger, 6 Others Quit Labour Over Antisemitism, EU

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Luciana Berger, a British-Jewish lawmaker, has quit the Labour Party over its anti-Semitism problem, along with six other members of the House of Commons. Berger, who...

Macron Pledges New Measures to Combat Rising French Antisemitism

In the face of a continuing wave of antisemitic invective and violence, French President Emmanuel Macron offered reassurances to his country’s Jewish community in a major speech on Wednesday night. As expected,...

5 Dutch Soccer Fans Arrested for Chanting ‘Jews Burn Best’

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Dutch police arrested five soccer supporters allegedly for singing at a match an increasingly popular chant about burning Jews. The incident, which reflects both growing resolve to...

Farrakhan: ‘Wicked Jews’ Using Him to Break Women’s Movement

(JTA) — Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan blamed “the wicked Jews” for the crisis over antisemitism and the Women’s March. “The most beautiful sight that I could lay eyes on...

Jews in Strasbourg Outraged by Antisemitic Display During ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest

Anxious worshipers attending Shabbat services at the Great Synagogue in the French city of Strasbourg were regaled with antisemitic insults and slogans this weekend, during a angry demonstration mounted by...

Poll: One Third of British Voters Believe Corbyn Is Antisemitic

A new poll has revealed that a third of British voters believe controversial Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is an antisemite. According to The Sunday Times, a YouGov poll shows...

Iraq War Veteran, Grandson of Holocaust Survivors Tapped as Antisemitism Envoy

JNS.org – After a 21-month-long vacancy awaiting the appointment of the US State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, the Trump administration has picked Iraq War veteran and...

Thousands of Protesters March Against Antisemitism in France

Following the vandalism of 80 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in the Alsace region of France, thousands of people joined rallies in Paris and across the country on Tuesday...

Vandals Desecrate 90 Jewish Graves in East France Ahead of Marches

Vandals have daubed swastikas and antisemitic slogans on around 90 graves in a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, local officials said on Tuesday, shortly before planned marches nationwide against...

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Israel Becomes Fourth Country to Launch Mission to Moon

Israel became the first to launch a privately funded mission to the moon, in addition to becoming the fourth country to launch a lunar...

How Karl Lagerfeld Cleansed Chanel of its Nazi Past

  (JTA) — If you walk into any wealthy Jewish American neighborhood, a careful eye will spot designer duds – Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton – sported...

The Way It Is: It Could Always Be Worse

  There is an oft-used expression that goes like this: “Things could always be worse.” Never has this been more evident than it is right...

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