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News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Marc Lamont Hill’s Vile Antisemitism and Duplicitous New Book

Marc Lamont Hill. Photo: Wayne Riley / Wikimedia Commons. Progressive academic/activist Marc Lamont Hill was famously fired from CNN in …

News | Jewish Community

New York Times Depicts Israeli Orthodox as Disease Vectors Spreading Virus Via Skullcaps

A taxi passes by in front of The New York Times head office, Feb. 7, 2013. Photo: Reuters / Carlo …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Want to Represent Orthodox Jews Accurately? Take This Test Before Production Begins - Jew In The City

In light of NBC’s recent pulling of the controversial episode after misrepresenting Orthodox Judaism in their show “Nurses,” Jew and the City has helped to create THE JOSEPHS TEST: A quick checklist for creators and viewers of media of Orthodox Jewish nar

Politics | Opinion

We recognize Haman. But where are Mordechai and Esther?

  This week’s festival of Purim provided Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with an irresistible analogy. Follow Israel Hayom on Facebook

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Who’s Legitimizing the Antisemitic Vaccine Blood Libel?

Saturday Night Live cast member Michael Che in a sketch accused of being antisemitic, Feb. 20, 2021. Photo: Twitter. JNS.org …

News | Antisemitism Watch

Massachusetts school board member calls Jew a ‘kike’ on live TV

Calls mount for Bob Hoey to resign after saying of former school district leader: 'We lost the kike, oh, I mean, the Jewish guy'

History | History

The Palestinians Compare Israel to the Nazis, But They Were the Real Collaborators With Hitler

The mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini, meets with Adolf Hitler in 1941. Photo: German Federal Archives via Wikimedia Commons. …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Now the Israel Haters Turn on Facebook

Linda Sarsour. Photo: Festival of Faiths via Wikimedia Commons. You can say you don’t like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, …

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Religious Jews are a misogynist, anti-medicine cult, according to @NBC show "Nurses" (video)

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News | News

82 Years Later, Reunited Childhood Friends Torn Apart By Holocaust Zoom Regularly

Survivors at the Dachau concentration camp cheer their liberation by US soldiers. Photo: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Courtesy of …

News | Antisemitism Watch

Saturday Night Live's Anti-Israel Covid Blood Libel | HonestReporting

  With a reputation for lampooning politicians and public figures, Saturday Night Live remains a must-watch show for millions of Americans. But there

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

It wasn't funny, Michael Che - Israel National News

All Israelis whether Muslim, Christian or Jew, are equally eligible for vaccine Almost 70% of Israeli Arabs over 60 were vaccinated. Op-ed.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Jewish Leaders and Groups Slam ‘Saturday Night Live’ Over Skit About Israel’s Vaccination Drive

Saturday Night Live cast member Michael Che in a sketch accused of being antisemitic, Feb. 20, 2021. Photo: Twitter. Jewish …

Politics | Campus Watch

The hatred of the stupid for the smart

Why do so many student activists hate Jews? It’s a mix of racism and envy.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Will Biden Take On the New Anti-Semitism?

On February 1, State Department official Kara McDonald announced that the Biden administration “embraces and champions the working definition” of...

News | Antisemitism Watch

More lies in Marc Lamont Hill's book

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Journalist Abeer S. Tahboub Finds Hilarity in Jews Being Assaulted - Israellycool

Meet Abeer S. Tahboub, London-based palestinian Arab journalist, as well as a former social worker who worked for the United Nations

Miscellaneous | Purim

Purim: Why Read the Megillah Twice?

Why do we read the Megillah twice every Purim, once at night
and once during the day?

Miscellaneous | Purim

20 Ways to Increase Your Happiness in the Month of Adar

We all need to work to create a joyous atmosphere in our homes and in our lives. But before we can create the right atmospheres, we often have to adjust our attitudes.

Politics | Opinion

Is Joe Biden Looking to Take Obama's Place as the Most Anti-Israel President in History?

Barack Obama’s antipathy toward Israel during his two terms was unprecedented at the time, but it looks like Joe Biden is going to give him a run for his money....

News | NEWS

‘Poland Cannot Hide The Truth:’ Anger Among Jewish Leaders as Warsaw Court Orders Holocaust Scholars to Apologize for Alleged Libel

Spectators attend a commemorative ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War Two in Warsaw, Poland …

Politics | Campus Watch

University of California Irvine Student Government Passes BDS Bill Condemning Israel as ‘Apartheid’ State While Denying Link to Judaism

A pro-BDS demonstration. Photo: FOA / Facebook. The student government at University of California, Irvine passed a BDS bill on …

Politics | Politics

ZOA Praises U.S. Senate for Passing Amendment to COVID Budget Res. to Keep the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein, Chair Mark Levenson, Esq., and Director of Government Relations Dan Pollak released the followi

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Democrats, American Jews and Politically Correct Bigotry

Notably, President Trump's landmark executive order on anti-Semitism has been scrubbed from the Biden White House's website.

Politics | Opinion

Only an Israel victory over Palestinian Lawfare will stop the ICC process

The Palestinian Authority has taken off its gloves, if it ever even had them on. Israel should do likewise. Op-ed.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Why can those on the left never see their own antisemitism?

People who hold Marxist assumptions cannot cope with seeing Jewish achievement, says Melanie Phillips

News | Antisemitism Watch

Democrats and Republicans circle the wagons around their own antisemites. Jews are on our own.

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Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Nick Cannon, ViacomCBS Resume Professional Relationship After Anti-White, Anti-Semitic Remarks

According to The Hollywood Reporter (THR), ViacomCBS has resumed its professional relationship with Nick Cannon.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Campus Anti-Semitism Skyrockets Even as Coronavirus Forces Remote Learning

Anti-Semitic incidents on American college campuses are rising at "alarming rates" and have migrated to online spaces as students have moved to remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report obtained by the Washington Free Beac

History | Archeology

Ancient cloth with Bible's purple dye found in Israel, dated to King David's era

3 scraps from 1,000 BCE, earliest such finds in region, point to Edomite kingdom described in Bible; vibrant and lasting 'royal' dye, mark of the elite, comes from murex sea snails

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How to Observe Judaism in Outer Space?

Space travel presents its own unique challenges to the Jewish astronaut: How can one procure kosher space food, as well as all the other necessities of Jewish life? How does one face Jerusalem when praying in orbit?

Politics | Joe Biden

ZOA: Biden’s Depty Secy State Nominee Wendy Sherman: Hostile to Israel, Pro-Iran Deal

Zionist Organization of America President Morton A. Klein, ZOA Chair Mark Levenson, Esq., released the following statement: ZOA is deeply concerned about anoth

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

NBC's Dilanian Stands By Story Network Retracted Amid Accusations of Anti-Semitism

NBC News retracted a piece that questioned whether a Biden appointee's financial contributions to pro-Israel advocacy group AIPAC disqualified her from serving on the White House National Security Council (NSC).

Politics | Politics

Biden Puts Anti-Israel BDS Activist in Charge of NSC Intel

From calling for the destruction of Israel to the National Security Council.

Politics | Opinion

No, ‘Jewish Supremacism’ Does Not Define Israel

Earlier this month, the organization B’Tselem issued an eight-page paper that declares the Jewish state guilty of apartheid. It’s absurd.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Dean of Southwestern Law School Condemns Alumnus Who Said ‘We Need a New Hitler’

The Bullocks Wilshire Building on the campus of the Southwestern Law School. Photo: public domain/Wikimedia. The Dean of Southwestern Law …

Politics | Politics

‘Jews Don’t Count:’ Former New York Times Editor Bari Weiss Breaks Down Antisemitism on Left and Right in Megyn Kelly Interview

Bari Weiss on ‘The View.’ Photo: Screenshot. “Right now, Jews are in a very precarious and strange position,” said author …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Describing Jews as 'Privileged,' California Ethnic Studies Curriculum Sparks Backlash

The latest draft of a state-mandated public school curriculum is generating concerns among Jewish groups, who say California's proposed ethnic studies agenda raises troubling questions about the treatment of Jews compared with other minorities. The draft

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Torah: What to Tell Yourself When Things Go Wrong

In the meantime, it’s dark, confusing, and difficult. That’s only because the process of getting to a deeper place can give space for negative consequences. But just around the bend is a time, a space that is even deeper and greater, that it will make thi

Miscellaneous | Chabad

He Came to Fix a Freezer. Little Did He Know . . .

My wife, Esti, and I co-direct the Chabad Jewish Student Centre in Vancouver, Canada. As you can imagine, we serve a lot of food. So our freezer, which is filled with lots of kosher meat, chicken and other kosher items, is very important to us.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

3D Kabbalah #5: The Art of Balance - 3D Kabbalah: How G-d Creates the World

God's names are expressions of one single Entity, reflecting Him and how He interacts with the reality He creates.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Sheldon Adelson, Iconic Jewish Philanthropist and Political Donor, Dies at 87

FILE PHOTO: Gambling giant Las Vegas Sands Corp’s Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson speaks during a news conference in Macau, China …

News | News

Twitter CEO house blasted with Holocaust denial tweets by Jewish fighters

“Why does Jack Dorsey continue to give Holocaust deniers and Jew-haters a bigger platform today than Hitler had in his time?”

News | Antisemitism Watch

‘I Don’t Deliver to Jews:’ French Fast Food Delivery Company Faces Legal Action for Driver’s Antisemitic Declaration

A cyclist from online delivery company Deliveroo is seen in Paris during the March 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. Photo: Reuters/Hans Lucas …

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Stop using Jews as pawns to score political points, .@TedCruz and .@AOC.

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News | Antisemitism Watch

Teaching assistant at Johns Hopkins threatened to fail pro-Israel students

While the university has not issued a formal statement on the incident, Sunil Kumar, from the university’s provost office, said in an email to StandWithUs that it is “aware of the incident.”

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

University of California Denounces Professor’s Anti-Semitic Tweets. But He’s Still Employed.

A University of California, Merced professor is facing disciplinary action for a range of anti-Semitic tweets that praised violent terror groups, advocated the destruction of Israel, and mocked the Holocaust, according to a full dossier of the instructor’

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Maker of Gold's horseradish, Fox's U-Bet syrups to shutter LI plant

The maker of Gold's horseradish and Fox's U-Bet syrups plans to shutter its Hempstead plant and lay off 48 employees, according to a state filing. Gold's Pure Foods LLC will sell its equipment and vac

News | News

UNPACKED – Tikkun Olam: Is it Jewish?

UNPACKED – Tikkun Olam: Is it Jewish? Tikkun Olam might literally mean “fixing the world,” but it’s commonly understood as “Jewish Social Justice.” But what’s so Jewish about the idea of fixing the world and when did people decide it was

News | Antisemitism Watch

Pitchfork Magazine Normalizes Jay Electronica’s Antisemitic Lyrics | CAMERA

When mainstream publications award accolades to antisemitic materials, they contribute to the normalization of antisemitism.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Judaism: Darkness is a lie. There is only light.

Darkness lurks ubiquitously, mockingly, as though it is the sober truth—that all is empty, for there is no meaning.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Discovering a Personal G-d on My Trip to the Ohel - The Ohel

I had decided to visit the Ohel, the Rebbe’s gravesite in Queens, N.Y., a place I hadn’t been in more than 16 years and a place I actually thought I wouldn’t ever be again.

News | Jewish Community

Chief Rabbis Honor Rabbi Jonathan Sacks by Teaching His Work on the Rebbe’s Talks

Excerpt from Sacks’s Torah Studies Taught in Six Languages as Part of Worldwide Project

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Judaism: Perseverance Vs. Perfection - Vayigash

The Joseph-Judah relationship and the points at which their paths converge continue throughout history. From the sale of Joseph onward, Judah and Joseph constantly interact with each other, and their relationship continues in various forms. Here, in Parsh

News | News

Media Freedom NGOs and Jewish Groups Express Outrage at Release of Daniel Pearl's Killers

Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh (c) is surrounded by armed police as he leaves a court in Karachi, Pakistan, on March …

News | News

UPDATED: “Jewish Voice for Peace” (JVP): What the Media is Concealing | CAMERA

What is 'Jewish Voice for Peace'? It is an anti-Semitic hate group that masquerades as a Jewish social justice, peace-promoting organization and the mainstream

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Bob Dylan’s ‘Neighborhood Bully’ Gets Memory-Holed

Me, I romp and stomp/Thankful as I romp/Without freedom of speech/I might be in the swamp

Politics | Politics

The dangerous logic of anti-racism

If racism is about prejudice and power, where does that leave high-achieving minorities?

Politics | Politics

'Esther was murdered with monstrous cruelty' - Inside Israel - Israel National News

52-year-old mother of six Esther Horgan, who was murdered by an Arab terrorist while jogging, will be laid to rest this morning.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Can I Use Vaccines Made From Fetal Tissue or Non-Kosher Animals? - Ethics & Morality

We will start off with the question of non-kosher ingredients and work our way to vaccine made with fetal tissue.

Politics | Judea & Samaria

‘Who Could Do Such a Thing?’: Family and Friends Mourn Death of Esther Horgen, Israeli Mother Found Murdered in Forest Near Home

Esther Horgen, the Israeli mother of six killed in a suspected terror attack near her Tal Menashe home. Photo: Courtesy …

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Murder in Samaria: 'She was a woman full of life, full of light' - Israel National News

Elazar Roth, head of Tel Menashe's first-response team, describes searches for missing mother of six who was found murdered.

Politics | Politics

This Chanukah Had An Antisemitic Attack For Each Day Of The Holiday - Jew In The City

As we publicized the miracle of Chanukah this week, there was, unfortunately, an antisemitic attack to number each day of the holiday. As our enemies rise up to destroy us, may we find renewed commitment to our heritage and pride.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

‘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 …

Miscellaneous | Diaspora

Dutch court rejects bid to reclaim Kandinsky painting

Dutch court throws out case brought by heirs of  Jewish art collector to reclaim painting by Wassily Kandinsky sold during World War II.

News | News

Bones of Hashmoneans were being destroyed by the Palestinian Authority; remains saved and re-interred during Chanukah

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Politics | Politics

Why the cultural elite truly despises Hanukkah

Well, because Hanukkah is about as out of step with the contemporary elite consensus as any religious tradition can be.

Miscellaneous | Chanukah

Chanukah: The Eternal Light - Daily Dose of Wisdom

The flames of the Temple Menorah have been dark for many centuries, but the flames of the Chanukah menorah can never be extinguished.

Politics | Politics

Misguided American Jews hiding in plain sight - Opeds - Israel National News

Dear American Progressive Jews, do not cower. Do not cling to your enemies. Hiding in plain sight, “passing,” will not save us. Opinion.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Anne Frank memorial in Boise, Idaho, vandalized with swastikas

The memorial, until recently the only statue of Anne Frank in the United States, was toppled by vandals in 2007 and vandalized again in 2017.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Growing ignorance: Anti-Semitism is not a punchline. This is America.

On the first night of Hanukkah, we take pause to never forget the past, so we can all move forward.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Chinese Jews celebrate Hanukkah in secret amid gov't crackdowns

The Kaifeng Jewish community reportedly consists of just 100 practicing Jews among 1,000 who claim ancestry, but their history goes back over a thousand years.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

A Deeper Look at the Menorah Blessings - Chanukah, 5743

The three blessing we recite before kindeling the menorah carry deep inside them the timeless Chanukah lessons for our service of God, specifically in our times.

Politics | Politics

Trump Administration Plans to Release List of BDS Groups

Signs at a pro-BDS protest in New York. Photo: Reuters / Carlo Allegri. JNS.org – The Trump administration plans to …

Politics | BDS

BDS's Latest Tool: Anti-Cop Sentiment

The anti-Israel movement is capitalizing on anti-police sentiment to expand its boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign against the state of Israel.

History | History

Germany sorry for snubbing William Cooper and Australian Aborigines' League's protest at Nazi persecution of Jews

The German government has apologised after its consulate in Melbourne refused in 1938 to accept a letter of protest from the Australian Aborigines' League about Nazi attacks.

Politics | Covid 19

De Blasio Threatens To Shut Down Non-Compliant Orthodox Synagogue ‘Once And For All’

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio warned an Orthodox synagogue in Brooklyn on Tuesday that he will shut them down "once and for all" if they continue to flout his lockdown orders.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Modern Maccabees: Scope of Jewish resistance to Nazis highly underestimated

Display at London’s Wiener Holocaust Library from December 8 reveals often underestimate rescue efforts and armed uprisings, as Jews fought back against their persecutors

Politics | Politics

NYT and CNN Pundit Defends Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Genocidal Tweet

  Where openly anti-Israel rhetoric is aired by woke politicians, media elites all too often are close behind to follow up and justify their words.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

‘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 …

Politics | Politics

Georgia Democrats Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock Campaign With Man Who Compared Jews To ‘Termites’

Georgia Democrat Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock reportedly campaigned over the weekend with a politician who compared Jews to "termites"

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

13 Hanukkah Facts Every Jew Should Know

Become an expert on this widely celebrated but barely understood Jewish festival.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

DC Accidentally Made Batman Jewish (But Doesn't Talk About It)

When DC introduced Batman's Jewish cousin, Kate Kane, they inadvertently made Bruce Wayne Jewish as well, according to religious tradition.

Politics | Politics

Democrat Rashida Tlaib Promotes Slogan Associated With Calling For Elimination Of Israel

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) promoted a tweet on her Twitter account on Sunday that contained a phrase that is associated with calling for the elimination of

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Justice (and anti-Semitism) you shall pursue

  Over the past week or so we have been witnessing the emergence of a new sort of anti-Semitism in

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Israel: Obama’s revisionist ‘Promised Land’

In his new memoir, the former U.S. president misleads readers in a way that will forever shape their negative perspective of the Jewish state.

Politics | Opinion

Obama, Netanyahu, AIPAC and the Jews

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) talks with then-US President Barack Obama, at the Mount Herzl national cemetery, in Jerusalem, …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Outrage Erupts at Antisemitism Panel Featuring Noted Antisemites

And advertisement for an upcoming panel co-sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace. Photo: screenshot. Outrage erupted on Twitter over the …

Politics | Opinion

Trump’s core righteousness shines through Pompeo's anti-BDS and pro-Jews in Yesha speech - Israel National News

For no conceivable political gain, post-elections, Trump sent Mike Pompeo, to the Mideast with special tasks.And now Pollard. Op-ed.

Politics | BDS

Pompeo: US to take action against BDS movement

  The US government will take action against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement and groups that support it, US

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Contemporary Voices: Do You Really Think G-d Speaks to Us?

“How can I know what
G‑d wants me to do?” a woman once asked the Rebbe.

Politics | Politics

Democrats, Media Stand On The Graves Of European Jews To Hit Trump

The Left’s exhausting and obscene obsession with comparing conservatives to Nazis reached inexcusable lows this week after Donald Trump and his

News | Antisemitism Watch

Jews Top Target of Hate Crimes in 2019

American Jews were the religious group most targeted by hate crimes in 2019, the FBI reported Monday, facing more than 60 percent of anti-religious bias incidents.

History | History

Special vessels show Jewish continuity in Israel after Roman destruction

The use of chalkstones vessels did not stop with the destruction of city in the second century CE as previously thought, but continued in the Galilee for at least two more centuries.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

An encounter with Rabbi Sacks, a Jewish leader who inspired a generation

My spiritual and intellectual development were very much crystallized by his words and perspectives.

History | History

Obituary: Moshe Taube, renowned cantor and Schindler’s list survivor

Squirrel Hill resident was a ‘giant in the community,’ a leading cantor and prominent witness to Holocaust  

News | News

Elder Of Ziyon - What was Joe Biden's role in pushing UNSC 2234?

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News | Antisemitism Watch

Yale professor says Hitler improved lives of his followers, unlike Trump

Lee later deleted the tweet, due to backlash, but then defended her comparison.

Politics | Politics

I was a Never Trumper. I couldn’t have been more wrong

Four years ago, I wrote here that a win by Trump, courting white supremacists, meant 'the ascendancy of hate.' But my fears about his presidency endangering Jews were hyperbolic nonsense

Politics | Politics

If you care about Israel, you have to vote for Donald Trump - The Jerusalem Post

Given Trump’s track record on Israel and the Middle East, if you truly care about the state of Israel, you need to vote for Donald Trump.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

'Deep Fear' as Second Arson in Three Months Strikes Delaware Chabad Center

Firefighters tackling the blaze started by an arsonist at the University of Delaware’s Chabad Center for Jewish Life. Photo: Aetna …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

‘It’s Very Scary’ — Florida Jewish High School Student Expresses Fear Over Reinstatement of Principal in Holocaust Denial Scandal

William Latson, the Florida high school principal who told a parent, ‘not everyone believes the Holocaust happened.’ Photo: Screenshot. The …

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Halloween Is Not Consistent With Jewish Values

Halloween's history and theology make it problematic for Jews on many levels.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Chabad-Lubavitch Announces Emissary to the United Arab Emirates

Appointment comes amidst growth of Jewish life and six years of serving as the only rabbi in UAE

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

If Anything Sustains the Arab-Israeli Conflict, It Will Be Progressives’ Antisemitism

{Reposted from the BESA website}
The Arab-Israeli conflict, as we have come to know it for more than half a century, is slowly being relegated to the annals of history. After decades of war and intense political struggles that subsumed Arab politics, the

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Wow: Black Lives Matter protests are OK, but watch this cop harass Jews in a private residence

Just say it was a Black Trans Lives Matter protest and invite a few thousand more people.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

Critical Race Theory's Jewish Problem - New Discourses

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

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Andrew Cuomo's anti-Semitism and science denial collide in Jewish school closures

The map of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s shutdown in Brooklyn can be perfectly correlated to the Orthodox Jewish community in the borough, and that is by design. In a video appearance, the governor has pegged spiking cases on the shoulders of only one community wit

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Join Us in Praying for (and Learning From) Rabbi Sacks

If you read Chabad.org, or if you follow the happenings of the Jewish world, it is virtually impossible for you not to have been touched by the writings, teachings or example of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former chief rabbi of the British Commonwealth.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

New York Times Op-Ed Glorifies Farrakhan March, as Bari Weiss Says Jew Hate Is Times Blind Spot

Louis Farrakhan during his Fourth of July address “The Criterion” on Revolt TV. Photo: Screenshot. A former editor and writer …

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Bari Weiss: Jews shut out by new totalitarian 'liberalism'

'Jews who refuse to erase what makes us different will increasingly be defined as racists, often with the help of other Jews desperate to be accepted by the cool kids,' Weiss warns.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Do Some Letters in the Torah Have ‘Crowns’?

Many of the letters are topped by
small spikes, called tagin or ketarim. Here is why.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Florida High School Principal Fired for Saying 'Not Everyone Believes The Holocaust Happened' Could Be Rehired

William Latson. Photo: Screenshot of WPTV News segment. A Florida high school principal who was fired last November for telling …

News | News

Rabbis praise White House for working with Italy to get Sukkot citrons amid pandemic

Jewish community leaders have praised the Trump administration for its international efforts to help those observing Sukkot, while anger grows against city and state officials in New York for imposing restrictions on neighborhoods that include Orthodox co

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Furor in California School District Over High School Students' 'Nazi-Style' List of Jews

Redwood High School in Marin County, California. Nearly 6,000 people have signed a petition urging school authorities in Marin County, …

Miscellaneous | Judaism

On the Essence of Shabbat Shuvah - High Holidays

There is an essential problem in the combination of Shabbat and teshuvah.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

14 Tips for an Amazing Yom Kippur at Home

Many of us will be celebrating Yom Kippur alone for the very first time. Here are our pro tips to making your at-home Yom Kippur meaningful and memorable

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Rabbi to Blow Rosh Hashanah Shofar in Two Countries at the Same Time

Observing the holiday on an island split by the coronavirus pandemic

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

5780 in Review: A Year of Pain and Loss—and of Kindness and Community - The stories that helped define the year

As nearly every aspect of the world around us was changing in this year of global pandemic, Chabad.org/News worked to provide unique perspectives on the unfolding tragedy and unfathomable loss of life, while at the same time reporting on the outpourings of kindness and humanity from every part of the globe. With the Jewish year 5780 coming to a close, here is a look at some of the stories that defined it, as featured on Chabad.org/News.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Rosh Hashanah to Begin Amid Pandemic With Global Prayers for a Good New Year

Chabad brings the sound of the shofar, and holiday’s message of hope and faith, to millions

News | NEWS

Nearly 20 percent of millennials, Gen Z in NY believe Jews caused the Holocaust: survey

Nearly 20 percent of Millennials and Gen Z in New York believe the Jews caused the Holocaust, according to a new survey released on Wednesday.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How I Will Celebrate Rosh Hashanah Alone? - High Holidays

I’m an older woman, living
alone. I'll be observing the holidays at home, by myself.

Politics | Politics

80 Jewish Groups Call for Newsom to Veto High School Ethnic Studies Bill

They argued that the most recent draft of the curriculum has "an anti-Jewish bias."

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Wake Up America, and Smell the Anti-Semitism

Americans of all races and political outlooks revile and attack Jews with unprecedented glee, while American Jews would rather talk about anything else

Advice & Self-Help | Jewish Wisdom

Are Body Piercings Kosher? - Questions & Answers

We often associate
piercings with tattoos, and we may wonder if they are equally forbidden.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

NYPD Rabbi Mugged on the Upper West Side

The attacker took the cash but dropped the wallet fast when he saw the rabbi's police shield.

Politics | BLM

The dumb Jewish supporters of BLM - Israel National News

Leaders of the German Jewish community back in 1932 also had faith in Adolph Hitler and ignored the obvious signs of his hatred. Op-ed.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Dems Claim Pompeo Politicized The U.S.-Israeli Relationship That They've Forsaken

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered an address to the Republican National Convention from Jerusalem on August 25th that enraged the Democrats. Against the backdrop of Jerusalem’s Old City skyline, Pompeo lauded President Trump’s foreign policy accomplishments, including his bold actions in support of Israel.