Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty to Plotting Attacks on ADL, Gay Bar

A Las Vegas man has plead guilty to charges related to his plans to commit a series of hate-motivated attacks in the city. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the guilty plea...

Jewish Teens Dispel Antisemitic Stereotypes in Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova (JTA) — Fifteen Christian seventh-graders at the City Theater School in this capital city sit in a circle listening attentively while two Jewish teenagers visiting their classroom...

Facebook Takes Down New Jersey Page Accused of Antisemitism

BY BEN SALES   (JTA) — Facebook has removed a page that opposes the expansion of the Orthodox population around Lakewood, New Jersey. The page, called Rise Up Ocean County, had been called...

Antisemitic Hate Crimes in New York City Fell in January

BY BEN SALES   NEW YORK (JTA) — There were fewer antisemitic hate crimes in New York City in January than in the same month last year. The period between Jan. 1 and...

Antisemitic Incidents in South Africa Fall to 15-Year Low

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Antisemitic incidents fell to a 15-year low in South Africa, the country’s Jewish umbrella group said. There were 36 recorded incidents of antisemitism in 2019, compared with...

Hate Crime Charge for Throwing Pork at NYS Synagogue

JNS.org – A woman was charged with first-degree harassment as a hate crime in court on Saturday for allegedly throwing pieces of pork at a synagogue in Upstate New York. Tara...

Senators Seek Answers to Press Pass Given to Antisemitic Broadcaster

JNS.org – Senators are seeking answers regarding the Trump administration granting press credentials to antisemitic and conspiracy broadcaster Rick Wiles and his outlet TruNews to cover the World Economic Forum...

Woman Arrested for Slappings in Brooklyn Charged With Hate Crimes

BY PHILISSA CRAMER NEW YORK (JTA) — A Brooklyn woman who made headlines for slapping three Jewish women in December — and then quickly being released from jail — has been...

Monsey Stabber Found Incompetent to Stand Trial

(JTA) — A psychiatrist has found Monsey stabber Grafton Thomas to be incompetent to stand trial on attempted murder and federal hate-crimes charges. Defense attorney Michael Sussman has asked a...

‘Finding Your Roots’ Features Three Jewish Stories

(JTA) — The latest episode of PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots” was a lesson in Jewish history. Titled “Beyond the Pale” — a reference to the Pale of Settlement, the...
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