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Politics | Media Bias

NYT's Headline Deemed Too Jew-Friendly for UK News Site | HonestReporting

Why did The Independent feel the need to change a perfectly fine New York Times headline?

Politics | Opinion

Israel News: No, Philo-semitism is not antisemitism in sheep's clothing

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

News | News

In Arab Countries, Restoring Synagogues Means Never Saying Sorry for Past Crimes

The interior of the Eliyahu HaNavi synagogue in Alexandria, Egypt. Photo: World Monuments Fund. JNS.org – Last week, to much …

News | Jewish Community

Why Do Jews Eat Lox and Bagels?

I always thought that lox and bagels on
Sunday mornings is as “Jewish” as apple pie is “American.”

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Jewish History: Who Was Amram?

Amram, son of Kehot, led the Jewish people in
Egypt and fathered three of the greatest leaders in Jewish history.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

‘We’ve Made Contact With Chabad,’ Raises a Cheer on Diverted El Al Flight

Passenger pens note of gratitude after unexpected Shabbat in Halifax

Politics | Opinion

Will Arab anti-Zionism revive? | The Jerusalem post

The old wall of Arab anti-Zionism has fractured, but lingering hostility against Israel could explode anew.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Jersey City Kosher Market Shooters Were Carrying Devastating Bomb, Officials Disclose

Police officers and local residents near the scene of the Dec . 10 attack on a kosher supermarket in Jersey …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Auschwitz Memorial Twitter account minimizes Polish complicity for the Holocaust

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

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Ami Horowitz Hits The Ground In Brooklyn To Highlight NYC’s Shocking Anti-Semitism

Recently, documentary filmmaker and tongue-in-cheek former 2020 Democratic Party presidential candidate Ami Horowitz hit the ground running in Brooklyn to highlight the increasingly unavoidable anti-Semitism epidemic currently plaguing New York City. Horo

News | News

The ICC and the Orwellian denial of Jewish presence in Israel

This announcement has sparked considerable reactions and commentaries on whether it was legally grounded or not.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Did Non-Kosher Animals Become Jewish Names?

This seems strange, since the sages place great significance on a
person’s name.

Politics | Politics

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.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Judaism: The Truth about Moshiach - Moshiach 101

Why is Moshiach so integral to the Jewish belief system? It would certainly be nice to see an end to global suffering, but that is a universal ideal. Why is that a principle of the Jewish faith?

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

NY Times Reporter Blames White Nationalism for Anti-Semitic Attacks in New York

New York Times political reporter Astead Herndon repeatedly blamed white nationalism for the spate of anti-Semitic attacks that have broken out across New York City.

News | Jewish Community

As Jewish Enclaves Spring Up Around NYC, So Does Intolerance

For years, ultra-Orthodox Jewish families priced out of increasingly expensive Brooklyn neighborhoods have been turning to the suburbs, where they have

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

After Monsey, it's time to say Jewish lives also matter

A horrific attack on the Jewish community in Monsey, N. Y., took place on Saturday, the seventh night of Hanukkah,

News | Antisemitism

Polish school show gives horrific nod to Nazi gas chambers

A school in eastern Poland recently put on a play with children in concentration camp uniforms being executed in Auschwitz

Politics | Politics

When Anti-Semitism Doesn’t Matter

In October 2018, during Sabbath morning services, a white supremacist attacked the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, murdering 11 people and wounding another six. In April 2019, in the middle of Passover, a white supremacist attacked the Chabad of Pow

News | Antisemitism Watch

Man Critically Wounded in Monsey Attack Still Unconscious; Family Says Knife ‘Penetrated His Skull’ Directly Into Brain

Josef Neumann. The family of Josef Neumann — the 71-year-old man who was critically wounded in Saturday night’s stabbing incident …

News | Antisemitism Watch

Antisemitic Friend of Rashida Tlaib & Linda Sarsour Abbas Hamideh’s Disgusting Tweet About Monsey Attack

Abbas Hamideh,  an antisemite and terror supporter I have posted about a number of times, reacted this way to the recent shooting attack in Monsey

Miscellaneous | Chabad

11 Treasures of the Chabad Library and the Stories They Tell

On Tevet 5, we celebrate the Library of Agudas Chassidei Chabad - Ohel Yosef Yitzchak Lubavitch and its position as the communal treasure for all who value the teachings and ideals of Chabad Chassidism.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

(Why) Must a Bar Mitzvah Boy Read From the Torah?

There is a prevalent custom for boys to read
the weekly Torah portion when they become a bar mitzvah. Here's why.

Politics | Politics

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. …

News | Israel/Jewish Community

BREAKING: NYC Woman Accused Of Anti-Semitic Attack Let Loose AGAIN After Second Arrest | The Daily Wire

Democrat-controlled New York City allowed 30-year-old Tiffany Harris to walk free on Monday after being arrested two times since Friday for allegedly committing two attacks, one of which was an alleged anti-Semitic attack. “At her second arraign

Politics | Politics

Identity Politics Enables Anti-Semitic Violence. Enough

How much more Jewish blood must be spilled before ending the violence against Jews becomes an end inherently worth pursuing?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

BREAKING: Mass Stabbing Attack Reported At New York Synagogue

A mass stabbing attack was reported at a synagogue in New York late on Saturday night as multiple videos on social media showed a large response from law enforcement and emergency services. Orthodox website Vos Iz Neias reported that “a black male e

News | News

After Likud win, Netanyahu vows to 'finalize borders,' get US to back annexation | The Times of Israel

In speech after big victory over party rival, PM lays out six-point plan that also includes stopping Iran, normalizing ties with Arab countries

Miscellaneous | Diaspora

Fearing for his life, Jew secretly celebrates Hanukkah in enemy country

A Jew living in a hostile Arab country went out of his way to celebrate Hanukkah this week, despite the

Politics | Campus Watch

Campus anti-Semitism increasingly 'related to Israel'

Anti-Semitic attacks on US college campuses have reached a new high, the Strategic Affairs Ministry is reporting. According to information

News | Antisemitism Watch

Beyond Offensive- My Letter to the Manufacturer of “Auschwitz Ash” Offensive Crayons – Gina Raphael

December 21, 2019 Ms. Alice Cichon Offensive Crayons, LLC 1820 Avenue M Unit #370 Brooklyn, NY 11230 info@offensivecrayons.com Dear Ms. Cichon, Congratulations on starting a new Company. As someone who has been in  marketing & merchandising for over 30 ye

Politics | Media Bias

Vox Lies About Israel. AGAIN.

The oh-so-very conscientious Middle East historians at Vox, who once landed themselves in hot water barely three months after website launch with the dissemination of laughable fake news about a purported land bridge connecting the Hamas-controlled Gaza S

Politics | Opinion

Israel needs to say categorically that enabling Jews to live in the West Bank is not a war crime

Israel needs to say categorically that enabling Jews to live in the West Bank is not a war crime.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

Miscellaneous | Judaism

8 Old and New Chanukah Traditions!

Looking to expand beyond the bare-bones basics? Here are 8 deeply meaningful traditions
for you and your family to personalize.

News | News

Steve Kramer - Jewish Students Receive Protection from Aggression

Steve Kramer – Jewish Students Receive Protection from Aggression The BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) movement began on N. American college campuses during the previous administration. It’s just one of a number of campus campaigns aimed a

Politics | Politics

Why we should applaud Trump's executive order on anti-Semitism | TheHill

Colleges and universities need a legal definition of anti-Semitism to take a stronger stand against campus occurrences.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Jersey City School Board Member Calls Jews ‘Brutes,’ Asks What ‘Message’ Murderers Were Sending

After a Jersey City school board member called the Jewish community in the Greenville neighborhood “brutes” who have “threatened, intimidated and harassed” black homeowners in a Facebook post after the murders in a Jersey City kosher supermarket,

Politics | Resources

If You Hate Israel, You're No Friend of the Jews | PragerU

It’s one thing to criticize Israel. It’s another thing entirely to be against the very existence of the Jewish state. In this clarifying video, Dennis Prager defines the difference and explains why anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the same.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

I Accuse the Leadership of the Democratic Party of Responsibility for Violence Against Jews | Spengler

J'accuse! Violence against Jews now accounts for 58% of all crimes of religious hatred reported to the FBI. It isn't just the Jersey City massacre: Violence against Jews by blacks is now endemic in Hasidic neighborhoods in Brooklyn. This is the direct res

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

SHAPIRO: The Left's Grotesque Politicization Of Anti-Semitism

The Left, increasingly, does not care about anti-Semitism. That’s been true for a while— just look at the British Labour Party’s embrace of anti-Semite Jeremy Corbyn (today, the UK Guardian openly editorialized, “The pain and hurt within the Jewish commun

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Why The American Jewish establishment slanders President Trump

The past week has clarified a lot of things about the state of the American Jewish community – and its

Entertainment | Entertainment

Soldiers, survivors and lovable rogues: the new wave of Jewish cinema

Uncut Gems is one of a host of upcoming releases, also including Nazi satire Jojo Rabbit, that prove Jewish characters can be more than kvetching cosmopolitans

News | Antisemitism Watch

Israeli Student Badly Beaten on Paris Metro by 'Antisemitic, Anti-Zionist' Assailant

Israeli student B. Yogev was beaten up on the Paris Metro by an ‘anti-Zionist, antisemitic’ assailant. Photo: Meyer Habib Twitter …

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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 …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Elder Of Ziyon - Apparently, protecting Jews from antisemitism is now considered antisemitic

From the NYT (I am not going to fisk the article itself, which is biased towards BDS in unreal ways:)

Politics | Politics

Trump to sign order to interpret Judaism as a nationality

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday to interpret Judaism as a nationality and not just a religion, a move that the Trump administration believes will fight what they perceive as anti-Semitism on college campuses, a White House

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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 …

News | Antisemitism Watch

How the media are helping to normalize antisemitism

When it comes to antisemitism, what “qualifies” as newsworthy is being selectively defined by a fourth estate that is unwilling to detail, much less confront, a virus that has murdered millions.

Politics | Opinion

Don't let Sanders get away with redefining 'pro-Israel'

Linda Sarsour did it again. The Palestinian-American BDS activist/anti-Trump "resistance" activist spoke at a conference of American Muslims for Palestine

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Add a Light Each Night of Chanukah?

There are two general reasons given in the Talmud1 for why we add a candle each night:

Politics | Media Bias

New York Times Fabricates ‘Fierce Debate’ Among British Jews | CAMERA

Times' Benjamin Mueller cites a brand-new, marginal, fringe group while completely ignoring the large, influential, mainstream organizations in order to bolster the baseless fantasy

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

CHAREIDIM REFUSE Jordanian Demand To Remove Yarmulka And Tzitzis, Women To Remove Head-Coverings

Almost 100 Israeli deputy mayors who were attending a conference in Eilat were scheduled for a tour of Petra, Jordan on Tuesday morning. Instead of

News | Antisemitism

UK Op-Ed: 'The Trouble With Jews Today' | HonestReporting

Shame on The Independent for publishing Slavoj Zizek's deeply offensive and arguably antisemitic opinion piece.

News | News

Russian figure skater sparks controversy for wearing Holocaust-themed outfit

The International Skating Union (ISU) was forced into an embarrassing climbdown Tuesday after an Auschwitz-themed outfit was nominated for "Best

News | Jewish Community

Judaism, Jails and Justice: A Conversation With Judge Jack B. Weinstein

The 98-year-old federal jurist speaks about criminal justice, the Aleph Institute, and the Rebbe’s influence on his life and work

Politics | Opinion

Want to Keep Jews Safe? Criminalize Marijuana – Tablet Magazine

Sarah Halimi’s case marks a new milestone for the already embattled French Jewish community. After a drawn out court case, on Wednesday, Nov. 27, a Paris judge dropped the murder charges against Halimi’s killer, Kobili Traoré, 29, on the grounds that smok

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Hallmark’s making some Hanukkah movies. The only problem? They’re anti-Semitic.

These holiday specials are really Christmas movies with Jewish characters, and they draw on old, dangerous tropes.

Politics | Opinion

And they call themselves the New Israel Fund?

The New Israel Fund has the chutzpa to stand with Europe's bias against israel.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Anti-Semitic Views Held by Over Two Thirds of Dedicated Corbyn Supporters

A new study finds that more than two thirds of dedicated Corbyn supporters hold anti-Semitic views.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Belgian carnival to mock Jews again, gives up UNESCO status

The mayor of Aalst Christoph D'Haese said that city officials "have had it a bit with the grotesque complaints" and it is "unavoidable" that Jews will be mocked again in the 2020 edition.

News | Antisemitism Watch

UK Jewish Children Assaulted on Bus in Third Antisemitic Outrage on London Public Transport in Single Week

CCTV footage captured the assailant before he launched his attack on Orthodox Jews traveling on a London bus. Photo: Twitter. …

Politics | Campus Watch

In Survey, UC Berkeley Prof. Finds Most Students ‘Passionate’ About ‘Israeli Occupation’ Can’t Find Palestinian Territories on Map

Israeli security forces gather at the scene of a Palestinian terrorist attack near the West Bank settlement of Dolev, Aug. …

Politics | Campus Watch

The dilution of higher education by BDS

Growing up as the child of Jewish anti-apartheid activists in Johannesburg, South Africa, I was immersed in political debates, news

Miscellaneous | Diaspora

Arab States Are Claiming the Heritage of Their Expelled Jews

Iraqi Jews leaving Lod airport in Israel on their way to the Ma’abara transit camp, 1951. Photo: Israel Government Press …

Miscellaneous | Judaism

New Video App Shows Children a Better World - Chabad.org/Kids continues to raise the bar for Jewish children’s media

The new Chabad.org video app for children will deliver technologically advanced features while including the hundreds of videos from JewishKids.org, packaging them in a feature-rich experience with an improved look and feel.
The new Chabad.org video app for children will deliver technologically advanced features while including the hundreds of videos from JewishKids.org, packaging them in a feature-rich experience with an improved look and feel.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Fiona Hill Should Be Condemned by Jewish Groups. She Won’t Be

Fiona Hill, the former senior director for European and Russian affairs for the Trump Administration, testified last week in the House impeachment hearings.

At one point, U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.) asked her: "Would you say that the

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Finding Hidden Jews - The stories of Chabad rabbis in Oklahoma, Turkey, and Slovakia

Follow the extraordinary stories of three Chabad Shluchim (emissaries), from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Istanbul, Turkey, and Piestany, Slovakia.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Is Eating Melaveh Malkah Important? - Shabbat

The sages in the Talmud tell us to “always set the table after Shabbat even to eat small amount of food." Here's why.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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 …

News | ISRAEL NEWS

More Than 11,000 People Urge Canada to Reverse UN Vote Calling Western Wall ‘Occupied Palestinian Territory’ | Jewis

The United Nations General Assembly hall. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. More than 11,000 people have signed a petition urging the Canadian …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Columbia University to Hold Israel Divestment Referendum; Supporters Chant ‘From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will Be Free’

The Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) meets on Nov. 24, 2019. Photo: Screenshot / CCSC. Student leaders at Columbia University …

Science & Technology | Technology

Close Down These 10 Antisemitic Accounts, ADL Tells Social Media Giants

A screenshot of Alison Chabloz performing a song that insults survivors of the Holocaust. In its latest attempt to pressure …

News | Antisemitism Watch

New Assault on Orthodox Jew in Brooklyn Reported

A street view of Borough Park in Brooklyn (illustrative). Photo: Nati Shohat / Flash 90. Yet another Orthodox Jew was …

Miscellaneous | Judaism

25 Shabbat Facts Every Jew Should Know

Every week, for the 25 hours beginning just before sundown on Friday until after night has fallen on Saturday night, Jewish people celebrate Shabbat, a period of rest and spiritual rejuvenation.

Politics | Campus Watch

Anti-Semitic Activism on Campus Is Growing Bolder

Progressive Jews on college campuses with a favorable view of Israel find themselves increasingly isolated within their own movements.

History | History

Hebron Remembered

The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Torah reading for Shabbat Chaye Sarah (November 23) begins …

News | Fun With Islam

Brooklyn: Man Arrested for Egging Synagogue Turns Out Not to Be a White Supremacist

The New York Post reported Thursday that “a teenager who threw an egg at a Brooklyn synagogue and chucked another one at a woman in Borough Park has been arrested on a number of hate crime charges, police said.” https://twitter.com/NYPDHateCrimes/status/1

Politics | BDS

EU's labeling of Israeli products originated with Neo-Nazi, Green parties

Analysis: The parties have been pushing for a boycott of Israeli products for nearly a decade

Politics | Indoctrination On Campus

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Warns of 'Astronomical' Level of Antisemitism on US College Campuses

An ‘apartheid wall’ erected by Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Photo: SJP at …

Miscellaneous | Israeli Culture

WATCH: Sderot Resident Gives Reporting Crew The Jewish Mother Treatment | Israellycool

An elderly resident of the beleaguered town of Sderot looks after a television crew

News | News

Hospital in Southern Israel Evacuates Patients Underground Amid Rocket Attacks From Gaza

Firefighters work to extinguish a vehicle as it burns after a factory caught on fire in Sderot, southern Israel, Nov. …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Poland Asks Netflix to Make Changes to Documentary About Nazi Death Camp Guard

Convicted Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk leaves a courtroom in Munich after the verdict in his case, May 12, …

News | News

Israeli Mother Describes Family's Narrow Escape From Direct Rocket Hit on House as 'Great Miracle'

The remains of Batsheva Hadad’s house in Netivot after a direct hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, …

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Reclaiming the term ‘Zionism’

Ryvchin: 'It is vital that our young people understand the story of Zionism, which is not only inspiring, but is inextricably linked to every phase of Jewish history'.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Dov Hikind systematically destroys Bernie Sanders’ garbage ‘how to fight anti-Semitism’ piece in must-read thread

In case you missed it, Bernie Sanders has some thoughts on fighting anti-Semitism, which consist mainly of making excuses for left-wing and Palestinian anti-Semitism and pretending that it’s really just a right-wing problem.

News | International News

On Kristallnacht anniversary, yellow stars appear on Jewish homes in Scandinavia - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

The stickers, which appeared on a cemetery, a synagogue and two family homes in Denmark and Sweden, are being treated as anti-Semitic hate crimes.

News | Fun With Islam

Philadelphia Commission Looks the Other Way on Islamist Anti-Semitism

When Representatives Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and Scott Perry (R-PA) wrote to the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) in September to discuss a horrifying instance of anti-Semitism, they did so with good reason. Some months earlier, in May, local

Politics | Politics

Italy Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre under guard amid death threats

Liliana Segre, 89, is assigned two police officers in Italy after hundreds of anti-Semitic messages.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How BDS Mainstreamed Antisemitism on the American Campus — and Beyond

Students Supporting Israel and Reservists on Duty protests the SJP National Conference at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities / …

Miscellaneous | Judaism

What Is Tikkun Olam? - What does Tikkun Olam mean, who came up with it, and how do I do it?

Tikkun Olam: In Jewish teachings, any activity that improves the world, bringing it closer to the harmonious state for which it was created.

News | News

Shin Bet chief says agency thwarted over 450 terrorist attacks in 2019

Israeli security forces have thwarted over 450 significant terrorist attacks in 2019, Shin Bet security agency Director Nadav Argaman said on

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Elder Of Ziyon - Leftist antisemitism that pretends to be anti-racism is still antisemitism

What do you call it when someone insults a group of people when the only thing known about them is they are religious Jews?

News | News

UNPACKED - What makes Jewish food Jewish?

UNPACKED – What makes Jewish food Jewish? Talking about Jewish food is both mouth-wateringly delicious and just a little complicated. The reason? The definition of a “Jewish” food differs on where you come from. While Ashkenzim (Jews from Easter

News | Antisemitism

Historian: New evidence shows FDR's bigotry derailed many Holocaust rescue plans

In his book about Franklin Roosevelt and the Holocaust, Rafael Medoff finds links between the US president's anti-Japanese stances and his policies against Jews fleeing Hitler

News | Antisemitism

Latest Antisemitic Attacks in Borough Park Underline Grim Challenges Facing Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

Security footage showing a group of men emerging from a car and chasing an Orthodox Jew in Brooklyn’s Borough Park …

Miscellaneous | Diaspora

Jewish astronaut snaps space pics of Israel, salutes late father

Jessica Meir posts photos of the Middle East and says it's part of the journey her Iraqi-born dad took, reaching US via Israel, Lebanon, Switzerland and Sweden

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How (Not) to Fight Evil - Chapter 14 of Positivity Bias

How often do we wish we could be kinder and more loving? Who hasn’t wished that they could curb their impulses to satisfy momentary needs? Who doesn’t want their good deeds to outshine their selfish ones?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

For pro-Palestinian activists on U.S. campuses, the Holocaust is cancelled

Denounce Zionism, or we'll downgrade the Holocaust: That's the message of the Benedictine College activists who tried to bully a Holocaust survivor into backing their campaign

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

‘Deeply sick’: SJP activist confronts Holocaust survivor about Israel’s ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Palestinians in ‘obscenely anti-Semitic’ exchange

Harold Kasimow is a Grinnell College professor emeritus of religious studies and a visiting scholar at Benedictine University. He is also a Holocaust survivor who doesn’t believe Israel should be wiped off the map. Which apparently makes him the perfect target for Benedictine’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP).

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

“Students for Justice in Palestine" proud of harassing a Holocaust survivor

This video was proudly uploaded by a branch of Students for Justice in Palestine.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Dog Tag Dilemma

In September 1990 I went off to defend a country that I was prohibited from entering. The “Jewish” on my dog tag remained as clear and unmistakable as the American star on the hood of every Army truck . . .

News | Antisemitism Watch

Ilhan Omar’s Latest Op-Ed Reveals Depth of Her Antisemitism | Israellycool

Ilhan Omar has written an op-ed in the Washington Post entitled Sanctions are part of a failed foreign policy playbook. Stop relying on them.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

One in Four Germans Believe Jews 'Have Too Much Power,' New Survey Reveals

A ‘kippah rally’ in Berlin in April expressing solidarity with Germany’s Jewish community. Photo: Reuters / Fabrizio Bensch. A World …

Politics | Opinion

Why Be Nice About the Horrors of the Holocaust? (Judean Rose)

Should we have been more understanding of a teacher who threatened her students with the gas chamber?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why there is no separating anti-Zionist agitation from Jew-hatred

Forward opinion editor Batya Ungar-Sargon got a shock last week when she discovered while taking part in a conference at

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Flying Rocks, Palm Fronds, And The Soul Of Sukkot

It’s 2019 and here we are, educated people, carrying around palm fronds and a citron while the rest of the world is busy being productive. What’s with the Jews and their stubborn insistence on living in a world of superstitions and anachronisms?

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How Does Yom Kippur Work? - DIY Soul Repair - High Holidays

Only you can fix yourself. What does a particular day of the year have to offer?

News | Jewish Community

A Young Girl's Yom Kippur Under Nazi Rule - Contemporary Voices

Slowly the shelter came to life. My mother got up and prepared breakfast—a few crackers with some jam we still had left. But neither my two sisters nor my mother touched the food . . .

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Vandals smash windows of Brooklyn synagogue during Rosh Hashanah prayers

Mayor condemns 'shocking act of hate,' says police will find young women seen hurling milk crates at Williamsburg house of worship

Miscellaneous | Judaism

What Is Rosh Hashanah?

The Jewish New Year, anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, a day of judgment and coronation, and sounding of the shofar . . .

News | Jewish Community

A Shofar in Siberia and the Young Boy Who Arranged It - High Holidays

Young Meir noticed that with each passing day his grandfather grew more and more depressed. “How will we blow the shofar?” cried the Rebbe.

History | History

How Different Is The U.S. From Pre-War Germany?

Is it really inconceivable for such evil to unfold here in the U.S.? Most would dismiss the question out of hand as ludicrous, arguing that we are blessed by a constitution and a politically-moderate electorate. But so was Germany – until it wasn’t.

News | Fun With Islam

Trump Warns UNC and Duke They Will Lose Funding Over Islamic Teachings - David Harris Jr

President Trump has notified the University of North Carolina and Duke that he will pull federal funding over their Islamic propaganda. The two schools held a symposium that turned out to be a Jewish bash-fest.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Why left-wing anti-Semitism is just as bad as white supremacy

Bari Weiss, opinion writer at The New York Times, explores why it’s happening and what to do about it in her new book “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” (Crown), out now.

Politics | The "Squad"

Rashida Tlaib DEFENDS Latest Women’s March Board Member Voted Out Over Anti-Semitic Comments

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) rushed to the defense of a woman voted on to and then promptly voted off of the Women's March board this week, calling the campaign to fire Zahra Billoo, who is accused of making anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements, a product

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

That Was Quick: Women’s March Drops Anti-Semite It Brought in to Replace Its Other Anti-Semites

That was fast! After only 3 days, the Women's March has ousted anti-Semite Zahra Billoo, a CAIR staffer the Women's March elevated to replace the anti-Semitism of Linda Sarsour. Billoo blamed white supremacy for her ouster.

News | Fun With Islam

British Jewish Newspaper Buckles to Hamas

On August 23, the Jewish Chronicle (JC), Britain's largest Jewish newspaper and one of the oldest Jewish newspapers in the world, published an apology and handed 50,000 pounds (more than $60,000) to Interpal, a British Muslim charity linked closely to

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why The Antisemitic Hate-Crime Spike in New York City Has Nothing to Do with White Supremacy

Many liberals downplay hate crimes that don’t fit their narrative. A better approach would be consistency: We should vigorously pursue hate-crime perpetrators regardless of who they -- or the victims -- are.

Politics | The "Squad"

Tlaib Meets With Members of Terrorism-Supporting Anti-Israel Organization

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) recently met with a controversial pro-Palestinian organization that has encouraged violence against Israel

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Josh Hammer On ‘Tipping Point With Liz Wheeler’: Why Is No One Discussing Rising Anti-Semitic Violence In New York

On Thursday, Daily Wire Editor-at-Large Josh Hammer, who frequently opines on issues pertaining to Jewish politics,

News | News

New Study: Palestinian Educational Materials Even More Radical Than Before, Celebrate Jihad and Terrorism, Delegitimize Israel

Palestinian schoolchildren sit inside a classroom at an UNRWA-run school, on the first day of a new school year, in …

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Not so FAST! NYT Sr. Staff Editor Thomas Wright-Piersanti deletes anti-Semitic and racist tweets after being outed; Updated

Man, the NYT sure can pick 'em.

Politics | POLITICS

The Political Perils Of Supporting Israel

Long before Donald Trump came around, conservative Jews argued that Jewish Democrats would have to deal with the anti-Israel faction in their party.

Politics | Donald Trump

The Morning Briefing: Trump Deftly Triggers the Israel Haters

While it is true that President Trump's mere presence in the White House is a constant thorn in the side of leftists everywhere, it is often quite entertaining when he takes things up a notch and deliberately goads them.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

‘Thread from a lefty’: Ilhan Omar (and EVERY other Dem) gets called out by the Opinion Editor at the Forward

"But I guess she's just a secret Zionist agent like the rest of us."

Politics | Op-Ed

Dems and Jewish Groups Pick Wrong Side on Omar-Tlaib

Should the Netanyahu government have barred “Squad” members and BDS advocates Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the country? Chattering classes in both countries quickly took sides.