Belgian Jewish Leaders Call Out Government Group Over Antisemitic Carnival Images

Jewish leaders in Belgium on Friday castigated the country’s publicly-funded agency to combat racial discrimination for its refusal to support criminal proceedings over a display of grotesquely antisemitic images...

Antisemitism Allegations Splitting Women’s March

NEW YORK (JTA) — When the Women’s March galvanized millions of women in 2017 as a response to the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, Jewish participants were loud...

Swastikas Drawn on Apartment Door in Brooklyn

(JTA) — An unknown vandal drew two foot-long swastikas outside the apartment door of an elderly Jewish woman in Brooklyn. Miryam Marc, 77, said her late husband was a Holocaust...

Groups Urge Stanford to Address Threats Against Jewish Students

Several Jewish groups have called on Stanford University to address a recent threat of violence against Jewish students at the school. In a Facebook post last week, an incoming residential...

NJ Councilman Uses Term ‘Jew Us Down’ to Criticize Developers

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A city councilman in Paterson, New Jersey, used the term “Jew us down” at a public meeting to criticize developers looking to buy land for less...

Group Calls on Democratic Party to Adopt Definition of Antisemitism

A liberal women’s rights group is calling on the Democratic National Committee to adopt an official definition of antisemitism to combat a “rising tide” of anti-Jewish discrimination in the party. In a petition...

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...

Thousands March in Berlin Against Antisemitism

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — More than 10,000 people marched in Berlin against antisemitism and in a show of support for the victims of antisemitic violence in the city of Halle. The...

Louis Farrakhan Documentary to be Released on Netflix in August

A documentary featuring Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam and noted antisemite, will be available to Netflix customers in August. The 2014 film, “The Honourable Minister Louis Farrakhan: My Life’s Journey...

Attorney General: Trump ‘Aggressively Enforcing’ Hate Crime Laws

The Trump administration is “aggressively enforcing” hate crime laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Wednesday in an address to an Orthodox Union gathering in Washington, D.C. “Make no mistake,”...
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