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...

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...

Guide to Hate Symbols on Display at Wednesday’s Capitol Riot

(JTA) — The sweatshirt, spotted amid the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, seemed designed to provoke fear. “Camp Auschwitz,” it read, along with the message “Work brings freedom” — a...

LA Man Arrested for Ripping Wigs From Orthodox Jewish Women

(JTA) — Los Angeles police have arrested a man who they say has been snatching wigs off the heads of Orthodox Jewish women in North Hollywood. Police believe the man...

US not seeking death penalty for Chabad of Poway synagogue shooter

(August 31, 2021 / JNS) Federal prosecutors announced on Monday they would not seek the death penalty for a former nursing student who plead guilty to murder and other...

Ohio man sentenced to 20 years for planned attack on Toledo synagogue

(JTA) — A federal court sentenced an Ohio man to 20 years in prison for planning deadly attacks on a Toledo synagogue. Damon Joseph of Holland, a Toledo suburb, had...

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...

Former Kansas City Chiefs Running Back Tweets Antisemitic Tropes

(JTA) — Larry Johnson, a former NFL running back, is using Twitter to promote antisemitic tropes. Johnson played seven seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs until 2009, when he was...

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...
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Jill Biden pays tribute to Jonathan Sacks at yeshiva fundraiser in Detroit

(JTA) — First Lady Jill Biden gave the keynote speech Sunday at the Yeshiva Beth Yehudah annual fundraiser dinner in Detroit, a gala that...

Yeshiva University Welcomes Muslim World League Secretary General Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa for Inaugural Presidential Forum Conversation

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa, secretary general of the Muslim World League, visited Yeshiva University to participate in “Jews and...

Biden names Atlanta Jewish leader as envoy to UN Human Rights Council

(JTA) — President Joe Biden named a leader of the Atlanta Jewish community to the United Nations Human Rights Council, a body that has...

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