Jews Expelled From Arab States Look to UN for Recognition

Seventy years after the exodus and expulsion of some 850,000 Jews from Arab states and Iran, the heads of communities of Jews from Arab countries are demanding the United...

Trenton Attorney: ‘I Cannot and Will Not Represent Antisemites’

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — An attorney under contract with the city of Trenton, New Jersey, resigned after the City Council president used the term “Jew her down” during an executive...

Former British Prime Minister Blasts Own Labour Party for Antisemitism

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown slammed his own Labour party on Sunday evening for its failure to combat antisemitism. At an event, held at north London’s Hampstead Synagogue, Brown...

Jewish Home in New Jersey Vandalized With Hate Symbols

(JTA) — A Jewish home in New Jersey that was recently vacated was vandalized inside and out with hate symbols and antisemitic phrases. The home on a wooded, 10-acre property...

French Woman’s Killer Won’t Stand Trial Because He Was High

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A Muslim man who killed his Jewish neighbor in Paris while shouting about Allah is probably not criminally responsible for his actions because he had...

Pence Reacts to Synagogue Vandalism in Indiana

Vice President Mike Pence expressed sympathy and outrage on Sunday after a synagogue in his home state was vandalized with antisemitic graffiti on Saturday. “Sickened and appalled by the cowardly...

Antisemitic Canadian Editor Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James Sears, editor of the quarterly...

FBI: Far-Right Network Behind Michigan, Wisconsin Vandalism – A member of a far-right network directed the vandalism of synagogues in Michigan and Wisconsin in September, according to a criminal complaint filed on Tuesday and unsealed...

NYC Hate Crimes Reported in 2019 Double Same Period Last Year

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) – The number of hate crimes reported to the New York Police Department this year is nearly double the number reported in 2018 during the same...

Jewish Professor Sues Pace University for Discrimination

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former professor has sued Pace University in New York for discrimination, claiming observant Jewish and older teachers were pushed out of the math department. Jonathan Gersch,...
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UN General Assembly Approves Eight Anti-Israel Resolutions

The UN General Assembly on Friday approved eight anti-Israel resolutions that were adopted last month by its Decolonization Committee, in a session that focused...

Jersey City Market Employee Killed Helping Customer Escape Deadly Shooting

(JTA) — Douglas Miguel Rodriguez, a 49-year-old father who died in the shooting at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, helped save a wounded...

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