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Orthodox Jewish leaders barred from White House hate crime summit, despite being most frequent targets of hate crimes against Jews

'They used our DNA of Jews being persecuted ... as an excuse to make an event': Orthodox Jewish leaders claim White House barred them from hate crime summit

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Anti-Semitic Hate Crime Suspect Out on Bail in New York

On July 14, a group of Jewish people gathered at the Chabad of Orange County Center in Goshen, N.Y., to hear a Holocaust survivor speak. They didn’t expect anti-Semitic harassment, but they rece...

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Shocking Holocaust denial: Twitter debates whether Anne Frank had 'white privilege'

  Anne Frank trended on Twitter over the weekend, but not because of her world-famous diary, writing talent, or death

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In the US, some fading Reform and Conservative synagogues go Orthodox to stay afloat

Chabad Hasidic outreach programs reverse decline and bring growth to congregations through a host of programming designed to foster a more traditional community

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What does the BDS movement really stand for?

  As a Pew Research Institute study recently revealed, the overwhelming majority of Americans have little or no idea what

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White supremacy and the Jews: The latest iteration

Given the anti-Semitic tropes and conspiracy theories that have been used against Jews for centuries, it’s unsurprising that critical race theory (CRT) provides a convenient guise to attack Jews today.

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UK National Union of Students' New President Celebrated Massacre of Jews, Called Hamas Critic 'Dirty Zionist'

The UK's National Union of Students (NUS) has found itself embroiled in yet another scandal as its new president was found to have a history on Twitter

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'Shema Yisrael' pendants discovered in Sobibor Excavations

The pendants were uncovered in areas where victims were forced to undress before being herded into the gas chambers and near one of the mass graves.

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NYPD Seeking Woman Who Spat on Jewish 8-Year-Old, Made Antisemitic Comments

Surveillance footage of the suspect in the Jan. 14, 2022 attack on Jewish children in Brooklyn, New York. Photo: NYPD …

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‘Murdered Because They Were Jews’: Victims Remembered on 7th Anniversary of French Kosher Market Killings

Shoppers enter the Hyper Cacher in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, Jan. 7, 2019. Photo: Stephen Caillet / Reuters. Jewish …

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After Melbourne lockdown breach, hospital intern says send Jews to 'gas chamber'

Royal Melbourne Hospital 'working to rectify this situation,' as footage from Jewish engagement party that violated Australia's virus orders sparks antisemitic backlash

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Philly Food Truck Festival Canceled Over Inclusion of Jewish Vendor

A Philadelphia organization that works to feature immigrant chefs canceled a planned food truck festival over social media criticism that an Israeli vendor would be included. Eat Up the Borders, which operates a recurring food festival featuring immigrant

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Elder Of Ziyon - Palestinian groups in US fundraising for their heroes who attack Jews

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

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Worshipers at synagogue threatened by men screaming anti-Semitic slurs

The alleged agitators drove down 16th Ave in Borough Park yelling “f--k the Jews,” “kill the Jews” and “free Palestine."

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Be advised: If you display the Israeli flag at a Tottenham Hotspur game, you will apparently ‘be asked to leave the stadium’

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Riverdale Jewish Center Again Vandalized in Active Rock-Throwing Spree Targeting Bronx

Police stand guard in front of the Riverdale Jewish Center in the Bronx, New York (Photo by Lev Radin/Sipa USA) …

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‘Heavy Police Presence’ Outside Jewish Centers in Bronx After Four Synagogues Targeted Overnight

The facade of the Riverdale Jewish Center in New York, May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East The New York Police Department …

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Just Decades After the Holocaust, the Woke Mob Targets Jews and America

The entrance to Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Commemorating Yom HaShoah — Holocaust Remembrance Day — in New York …

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The grotesque myth of Jewish privilege

Some Jews are very successful, but others suffer serious deprivation – as well as discrimination.

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NBC Show Depicts Religious Jews As Dumb Bigots: ‘The Most Anti-Semitic Thing I’ve Ever Seen On TV’

NBC is under fire, Wednesday, for an episode of the medical drama, "Nurses," which included "an offensive portrayal of an Orthodox Jew" that social media

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Jewish Community: De Blasio’s Perfect Patsies

If Orthodox Jews were really to blame for spreading the coronavirus, as the mayor asserted, why weren't their neighborhoods added to his ‘hardest hit’ list designated to receive the vaccine ASAP?

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‘You Are Not Welcome Here’: European Union Court Ruling Against Kosher Meat Production Threatens Foundations of Jewish Life

The European Court of Justice, in Luxembourg. Photo: Wikimedia Commons via Cédric Puisney from Brussels, Belgium. The basic rights of …

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‘Goodbye to Hannukah,’ Says a Headline in the Post-Judaism New York Times

US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt (center) helps light the shamash (“helper candle”) of the National Menorah on the Ellipse near …

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Donald Trump may be the most pro-Jewish president ever. Here’s why.

This election, there is no subgroup for whom the stakes are higher than my Jewish co-religionists.

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Critical Race Theory's Jewish Problem - New Discourses

Critical Race Theory has a Jewish problem, and, finally, people are beginning to notice.

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In Louis Farrakhan Profile, NYT Spit-Shines Racism Against Jews

The newspaper that constantly smears Trump is unwilling to connect Louis Farrakhan’s hate and acts of violence against Jews. It's disturbing.

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Brooklyn mother of 6 ordered off JetBlue flight as 2-year-old won't keep mask on

Passengers on flight from Orlando seen supporting woman, as flight attendants insist family deboard despite airline regulations excusing young children from mask-wearing

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New York Man Who Threatened Gun Massacre at Jewish Summer Camp Over Social-Distancing Complaint Released on Bail

Nicola Pelle was arrested for threatening a shooting massacre at a Jewish summer camp in Long Island because of alleged …

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Dozens of State Legislators Slam Democratic Socialists of America for ‘Blatantly Antisemitic Litmus Test’ of New York City Council Candidates

A nearly-deserted 7th Avenue in Times Square is seen near midday in Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease …

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Brooklyn’s Anti-Gentrication Groups are Pushing Antisemitic Narratives and Activism

With a a few notable exceptions, the Jewish community appears unaware of the significance and relevance of these groups.

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Why is the ADL aligning itself with Al Sharpton?

Not only a disservice to the Jewish community; but  a slap in the face to the African American community as well. Opinion.

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'Intrinsically tied to Black Lives Matter': Harvard student leads anti-Israel march on Capitol

Washington, D.C. ⁠— Protesters on Wednesday marched from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol building in a demonstration intended to tie the cause of Black Lives Matter to the Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment movement against Israel.

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Antisemitism: The Oldest Hatred Rears Its Head 

It’s been more than two days now since the New York Times opinion page published an op-ed that approvingly cites the black anti-Semitism.

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RESIST de Blasio: Orthodox Jews 'Liberate' NYC Playground in Provocative Move

Just one day after a Jewish NYC lawmaker promised to “cut off the chains” to reopen the city’s playgrounds, three members of an informal #RESIST group did just that.

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Ice Cube is Tweeting Anti-Semitic Images and Russian Propaganda

Rapper Ice Cube has been sharing anti-Semitic images and Russian propaganda on Twitter recently. See the problematic posts here.

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Orthodox Jews Are Half of Covid-19 Plasma Donors, Doctor Tells New York Times

Menashe Sadik, of Baltimore, Md., reads scripture while donating blood at the Blood Bank of Delmarva. Photo: Damian Giletto / …

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Coronavirus, Blacks, and Black-Hats — a Classic New York Times Double Standard

Ultra-Orthodox Jews. Photo: Wikicommons. Let’s take a look at a side-by-side comparison of two New York Times news articles about …

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New Jersey Man in Custody for Threatening to Beat Up Orthodox Jews Over Coronavirus Distancing

Anthony Lodespoto was arrested for allegedly threatening Orthodox Jews in Lakewood, New Jersey, over coronavirus distancing. Photo: Ocean County Jail. …

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A Minyan in the Time of Social Distancing

Fifteen of us gathered loosely around a streetlight to pray for my late mother.

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New York's Kosher Restaurants Feeling the Pinch as Coronavirus Pandemic Closes Bars, Eateries Across City

An empty street is seen in Manhattan borough of New York City, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), …

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Antisemite Who Assaulted Jewish Student on NY Subway Will Be Tried for Hate Crime

Lihi Aharon was left with a facial scar after she successfully fought off an antisemitic assailant on the New York …

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Imagining what a President Bernie Sanders would mean for Jews

When Bernie Sanders won the presidential election in a squeaker last year, progressive Jews enthused that a glorious new era in American Judaism had dawned.

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Brooklyn grand jury fails to indict woman accused of anti-Semitic attack

Jasmine Lucas, 24, was held for seven days in Rikers Island on a charge of second-degree robbery as a hate crime after her New Year’s Day arrest in Williamsburg.

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Auschwitz Memorial condemns Amazon's Nazi-hunting series 'Hunters' as 'dangerous' - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Inventing a fake chess match in which the inmates are the game pieces "welcomes future deniers," the museum said.

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Former Dem lawmaker confronts Rashida Tlaib on anti-Semitism at campus event: It's about 'fighting hate'

Former Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind  encouraged people to "speak out" against anti-Semitism on Thursday, just days after campus police removed him from an event at Rutgers University Sunday afternoon for asking guest speaker Rep. Rashida Tla

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WATCH: Jewish Dem Thrown Out Of Tlaib Event For Confronting Her Anti-Semitism

Former New York State Democrat Assemblyman Dov Hikind was thrown out of an event over the weekend for confronting far-left Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MN) over her extensive history of promoting anti-Semitism. The event, hosted by ‘Muslims4Peace,’ w

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New report: Over 100 anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn alone in 2019

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which will be commemorated around the world on Monday, the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs

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‘Mockery of the Holocaust’: Macron Slammed for Visit with Abbas

The French president also threw a hissy fit against his Israeli security detail.

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Sarah Halimi: Getting Away With Murder in the Land of Dieudonné

Sarah Halimi's murderer was deemed too high on pot to stand trial. It's not the first time France protected a Muslim after killing Jews.

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New York Woman Who Was Freed on Bail After Attacking Three Jewish Women Rearrested a Day Later for Another Assault

Police in New York City have been dealing with rash of hate crimes targeting Jews during the 2019 holiday season. …

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What can we do to fix the antisemitism crisis in America?

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The Lesson Of Chanukah Is Deeply Relevant In 2019. Here’s Why.

The Jewish holiday of Chanukah — that’s properly spelled “Chanukah” and not “Hanukkah,” by the way — began last evening. At some point over the past century, as American Jewry grew in both rank and number and as a politically

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NJ elected official wonders if anti-Semitic shooting was justified

A Jersey City Board of Education trustee suggested that the shooting at a Jewish market that left six dead last week, including the shooters, was justified as a result of how Jewish people treat African Americans.

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‘Don’t Be Afraid to Fight Back’: Israeli Student Lihi Aharon Stands Up to Antisemitic Assailant on New York Subway

Lihi Aharon was left with a facial scar after she successfully fought off an antisemitic assailant on the New York …

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New York Times Misleads Over Antisemitism Definition | HonestReporting

  The recent US presidential order targeting antisemitism on campus has unleashed an enormous amount of debate both in the media and within the US

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Jersey City Gunmen Targeted Jewish Grocery for Lethal Attack, Mayor Says

Police responding to a shooting incident in Jersey City, New Jersey, Dec. 10, 2019. Photo: Reuters. Police in the New …

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Three Jews Among Dead in Shootout at Kosher Supermarket in New Jersey

Police responding to a shooting incident in Jersey City, New Jersey, Dec. 10, 2019. Photo: Reuters. At least six people …

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‘You Will Not Erase Our Memory or Our Identity,’ French Rabbi Declares Following Antisemitic Cemetery Desecration

107 graves in the Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen, France, were desecrated in an act of antisemitic vandalism. Photo: Reuters. A …

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Police Arrest Suspect Over Antisemitic London Tube Diatribe Against Jewish Passengers

A man was recorded verbally abusing Jewish passengers on the London Underground on Nov. 22, 2019. Photo: Screenshot. A man …

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Oberlin College Students Erect Memorial to Palestinian Islamic Jihad Terrorists

Several Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants killed by Israeli airstrikes in November, 2019. Photo: IDF. Anti-Zionist students at Oberlin College in …