House Passes Resolution Condemning Antisemitism, Islamophobia

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution on Thursday afternoon condemning antisemitism and Islamophobia. The final tally was 407-23. “Whereas whether from the political right, center or left, bigotry, discrimination,...

ADL: White Supremacists Amplifying Their Message

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — White supremacists dramatically stepped up their propaganda efforts targeting neighborhoods and campuses in 2018 to never-before seen levels. Such efforts increased by 182 percent, to 1,187...

Bias Incident Reported in Searingtown

Nassau County police are investigating a bias incident reported on Sunday in Searingtown. According to detectives, the Director of Education was walking down a stairwell at Shelter Rock Jewish Center...

Deborah Lipstadt Focuses on ‘Antisemitism: Here and Now’

Emory University professor and American historian Deborah Lipstadt is one of the world’s most prominent scholars on the Holocaust and antisemitism. In 1996, Lipstadt was famously sued for libel in...

Argentine Chief Rabbi: Not Clear If Attack Was Antisemitic

The condition of Chief Rabbi of Argentina Gabriel Davidovich is improving after he was badly beaten during a home invasion on Monday. A group of burglars entered his home in Buenos Aires...

Holocaust Historian Leaves Young Israel Over Support for Netanyahu, Extreme Right Party

(JTA) — Deborah Lipstadt, the prominent Holocaust historian, is resigning her membership in her local synagogue because it belongs to a movement that defended an Israeli political deal with...

NYT Editor Bari Weiss Writing Book on Antisemitism

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK (JTA) — New York Times opinion editor Bari Weiss is working on a book about anti-Semitism. “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” will address the “alarming rise of...

Chief Rabbi of Buenos Aires Brutally Beaten in Home Attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) – The chief rabbi of Buenos Aires was brutally assaulted by a gang of people who entered his home before dawn on Monday. The attackers broke...

Antisemitic Graffiti Found in Rego Park Elementary School Playground

Antisemitic graffiti was discovered on a New York City elementary-school playground on Feb. 22. Several swastikas and the words “Hail (sic) Hitler” were scrawled in chalk at Public School 139 Rego...

UK Newspaper Investigation Links Top Corbyn Aide to Anti-Israel Terror Groups

A top aide to controversial UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has long-standing ties to anti-Israel terrorist groups and would likely be denied a security clearance as a result,...

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Netanyahu Offers Help Following Sri Lanka Attack

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed “deep shock over the murderous attacks against innocent civilians in Sri Lanka.” Netanyahu, in a statement released...

NY State Supreme Court Judge Strikes Down Yeshiva Regulations

(JTA) — A New York State Supreme Court judge has struck down regulations announced by the state’s education commissioner, which would have ordered increased...

Arson Suspected in Fire at Moscow Yeshiva During Seder

(JTA) — A fire broke out in a yeshiva in Moscow during the Passover seder on Friday night. The fire at the Torat Chaim yeshiva...

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