Jews in Strasbourg Outraged by Antisemitic Display During ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest

Anxious worshipers attending Shabbat services at the Great Synagogue in the French city of Strasbourg were regaled with antisemitic insults and slogans this weekend, during a angry demonstration mounted by...

Iraq War Veteran, Grandson of Holocaust Survivors Tapped as Antisemitism Envoy – After a 21-month-long vacancy awaiting the appointment of the US State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, the Trump administration has picked Iraq War veteran and...

Trump to Name LA Prosecutor, Iraq War Vet to Antisemitism Post

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Donald Trump is set to name a Los Angeles prosecutor to be the State Department’s envoy for anti-Semitism. The post has been empty...

3 Men Charged With Hate Crimes for Attacks in Crown Heights

Three men were charged with hate crimes for attacks on identifiably Jewish men in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. They appeared in a Brooklyn courtroom on Friday. The men are identified...

NJ Group Sees Haredi Orthodox as Threat to ‘Quality of Life’

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — The video, with suspenseful music playing in the background, opens with footage of a crowd of Orthodox Jews. Then it paraphrases a classic poem about...

NYC Authorities Urged to Probe Spate of Antisemitic Violence

Leaders of the Orthodox Jewish community in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on Thursday called on the New York City Police Department and other local authorities to “thoroughly...

2018 Sees Spike in Antisemitic Attacks

Thirteen Jews were murdered in antisemitic attacks in 2018, the most since the Jewish community center bombing in Buenos Aires in 1994, Israel's Diaspora Affairs Ministry reported Sunday. The report...

ADL: Right Wing Extremism Linked to All 2018 Extremist Murders in U.S.

Right-wing extremists were linked to at least 50 extremist-related murders in the United States in 2018, making them responsible for more deaths than in any year since 1995, according...

Polish Far-Right Nationalists Protest Jews ‘Changing History’ at Auschwitz

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Polish far-right nationalists demonstrated at Auschwitz at the same time as the annual ceremony marking the camp’s liberation. The protest and the ceremony took place on...

Miami Police Sergeant Fired Over Video Showing Him Throwing Tanach

(JTA) — A Miami police sergeant was fired over a video showing him throwing a wooden box engraved with a Star of David and a copy of the Tanach in the...
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Reactions to Rabbi Lamm’s Petirah

From the Orthodox Union: The Orthodox Union joins in mourning the loss of, and paying tribute to the memory of, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm. An...

Netanyahu Files Complaint Over Death Threats Against Him

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has filed a police complaint over death threats made against him and his family. “A few days...

1941 ‘Farhud’ Massacre of Iraqi Jews Remembered

Jewish leaders and organizations on Monday marked the anniversary of the 1941 Baghdad pogrom known as the “Farhud,” which began the ethnic cleansing of...

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