Jewish Groups Blast Palestinian Leader Over Antisemitism

Jewish groups from across the political spectrum have issued condemnations of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ antisemitic statements made in a speech to the Palestinian National Council earlier this...

Abbas: Massacres of European Jews Due to Role As Usurers

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said that the massacres to which European Jews were subjected, from the 11th century until the Holocaust, were not because they were Jews, but because...

Anti-Zionist NYU Students Arrested at Israel Independence Day Party

Two members of anti-Zionist groups at New York University were arrested while protesting a celebration of Israel’s Independence Day on Friday. The unnamed students — who are affiliated with Students...

British Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Rises to Defense of ‘Anti-Zionism’

A young protester holds a placard at a demonstration, organized by the British Board of Jewish Deputies for those who oppose antisemitism, in Parliament Square in London, March 26,...

ADL Offering Reward After Second Antisemitic Assault in Crown Heights

Victim Menachem Moskowitz was chased and beaten in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn by a man yelling antisemitic insults. Photo: Screenshot. The Anti-Defamation League is offering $5,000 rewards for...

South Carolina Passes Landmark Bill to Confront Campus Antisemitism

The South Carolina State House. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – South Carolina has become the first state to pass legislation to protect students from antisemitic acts. The State Senate overwhelmingly approved the legislation, H3643,...

Barnard Students Endorse Anti-Israel Divestment in Contentious Referendum

Barnard Hall at Barnard College, New York. Photo: BrillLyle. Students at Barnard College in New York voted to ask the administration to divest from eight companies that “profit from or engage...

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...

Former ADL Chief Slams Polish President’s Speech at Ghetto Uprising Commemoration

Polish President Andrez Duda at the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, April 19, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Kacper Pempel. One of America’s most storied campaigners against antisemitism and...

The Challenge Of Legacy

By Edwin Black Today, I come not just to mourn nor to scorn but rather to warn our world, that is, the world of today whose memories are still whistling...
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MTA Welcomes New Faculty Members

  MTA is thrilled to welcome new faculty members for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, including: Rabbi Danny Konigsberg (‘05) as director of Student Activities and...

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