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Rally in NYC to protest light sentence for antisemitic attacker

Wassem Awawdeh was offered a six-month term after beating a Jewish man with a crutch; he told police he “would do it again.” 

News | Antisemitism Watch

Why is the Reform movement defending an antisemite?

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism’s defense of Ilhan Omar is an expression of contemptuous privilege.

News | News

California professor with history of pro-terrorism comments honored

The Middle East Studies Association gives Rabab Abdulhadi its Annual Service Award.

Politics | Media Bias

The New York Times’ Orwellian obsession with Israel

The Jewish state and Judaism received disproportionate negative coverage throughout 2022.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Holocaust memorial: Welsh government minister excludes Jews from vigil invitation

Julie Morgan MS refused to apologise after sending vigil invitation for 'gypsy, Roma and traveller' victims, but no mention of Jews

News | Antisemitism Watch

New poll reveals rising antisemitism in the Democrat party

One of my favorite pastimes is reading the Facebook feed of an extremely nice man I know who is both an ardent Democrat and an ardent Israel supporter. For several years now, he’s been trapped in a state of cognitive dissonance, trying to squar...

News | Antisemitism Watch

The Whitewashing of Antisemitism, a Hatred of Many Colors

By Richard Bernstein, RealClearInvestigationsJanuary 19, 2023
It was a common occurrence on the streets of one of New York City's Jewish neighborhoods: A man dressed in the long black coat and broad h

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NYC's Top Prosecutor Lets Violent Jew-Haters Off Easy

Two men charged with battering a Jewish man will spend little to no time in jail for their role in the anti-Semitic hate crime, the Manhattan district attorney's office told the Washington Free Beacon this week.

News | Antisemitism Watch

A New Study Shows That the U.S. Has More Anti-Semites Than Jews

According to a recent survey conducted by the Antidefamation League (ADL), disturbingly large numbers of Americans answered “yes” when asked if they believe Jews “go out of their way to hire other Jews” or “are more loyal to Israel than to America,” and to other similar questions. Kevin Williamson reflects on these results, and what they say about the persistence of this “strange prejudice.”

News | Antisemitism Watch

Anti-Semitism worst among blacks and young adults in poll released ahead of MLK Day

The two groups were far more likely than Republicans or conservatives to believe negative stereotypes about Jews.

Politics | Campus Watch

Jew-Hate at American Universities

[The Amcha] report paints a stark picture of an increasing, intensifying and carefully coordinated campaign of attacks on Jewish identity at over 60% of the colleges and universities that are popular with Jews, including 2,000 incidents intended to harm

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Number of Americans believing antisemitic stereotypes nearly doubled since 2019

Poll finds that 85% of people in US agree with at least one racist trope about Jews, while 20% believe at last six; 20% think Jews have 'too much power'

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden Is Failing to Deliver in the Fight Against Antisemitism. This is why.

The Biden White House had announced last spring (and even before that), that the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) would deliver an important proposed regulation in December 2022.

News | Antisemitism Watch

The Need to Curb Black Anti-Semitism

An age-old malignancy is resurgent, particularly in the African-American community.

Politics | Media Bias

Antisemitism and the New York Times

The NYT recently published its10th article taking aim at Hasidic schools since September, in addition to a lengthy editorial and other features accusing that

News | Antisemitism Watch

Podcast: 'Antisemitism is now a form of entertainment - and that's new'

Kanye West and Dave Chappelle are not isolated incidents of 'performative' Jew-hatred, says Prof. Alvin Rosenfeld, head of IU's Center for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism

Politics | Opinion

A letter to our Jewish brethren in Europe

  1. Brothers and sisters in Europe, some of you have published an appeal – another in an endless series

News | Antisemitism Watch

New report details rising antisemitism in Kentucky

The eight-page document goes month by month in chronicling a slew of hate crimes and anti-Jewish harassment in the Bluegrass State.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden Administration Delays Civil Rights Protections Against Antisemitism to December; Palestinian Group Lauds Move

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks during a welcoming ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport in Lod, near Tel Aviv, …

Politics | Opinion

Why Palestinians Want to Slaughter Jewish Worshippers

The Palestinian Authority, which is in charge of security in Nablus, has -- despite official agreements in the Oslo Accords -- nevertheless refused to fulfill its commitment to protect and ensure free access to Joseph's Tomb. So far, no one has called

Politics | Opinion

Netanyahu must defend Israel against ‘wokeism’

The “Caroline Glick Show,” with Caroline Glick and guest Yoram Hazony.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Posters Glorifying Palestinian “Martyrs” Found in LA

Various posters glorifying Palestinian “martyrs” were found in Los Angeles on December 16. The Palestinian Youth Movement announced in an Instagram post

Politics | Opinion

From Jew vilification to the delegitimization of Israel

Why do so many people dislike the Jewish state? Is it because we Israelis are a bit loud on planes? Is it the genuine challenge to find an Israeli who doesn't cut in line? What is the correct answer?

News | Antisemitism Watch

The New, New Antisemitism

The old antisemitism was more a right-wing than a left-wing phenomenon—perhaps best personified by the now-withered Ku Klux Klan. A new antisemitism followed…

News | Antisemitism Watch

Understanding the upsurge in black attacks on Jews

Antisemitism in the United States is being exploited by separatists in order to destroy the integrationist ideal.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Menorah in Coney Island Destroyed Amid Wave of Antisemitic Vandalism Incidents Across the World

Vandalized menorah in Coney Island, New York. Photo: Twitter. A menorah in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, New York …

Politics | POLITICS

The Democrats must have a ‘Sister Souljah moment’ on antisemitism

It is time for Biden and others to rise up and condemn antisemites in their own party like Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Why I Changed My Name from Rosenberg to Kohn - A family’s journey to reclaim their lost last name - Chabad

We are the Rosenbergs. Or rather, we were the Rosenbergs. As of Thursday, the 4th day of Chanukah, we are now the Kohns.

News | Antisemitism Watch

‘Petty, miserly’? Following outrage, Google corrects antisemitic definition of ‘Jew’

A search for the definition of 'Jew' on Google showed shockingly antisemitic results on Tuesday.

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Whoopi Goldberg's perverted mindset is a manifestation of the larger phenomenon of Black antisemitism

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

News | Antisemitism Watch

Whoopi repeats claims that Holocaust was 'not about race,' says Nazis targeted the 'mentally defective'

“Remember who they were killing first,” Goldberg said. “They were
not killing racial; they were killing physical. They were killing
people they considered to be mentally defective. And then they
made this decision.”

Politics | Campus Watch

Wall Street Journal Article Rehabilitates Antisemites | CAMERA

Nerdeen Kiswani once threatened to set another person's IDF sweatshirt on fire while he was wearing it. Now the Journal quotes her an an

News | Antisemitism Watch

Nazi SS symbol carved into Beverly Hills menorah, suspect arrested

Beverly Hills Police Chief Mark Stainbrook said, “A despicable act such as this will never be tolerated in our City.”

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

Black America’s Anti-Semitism Problem

From Kanye West endorsing Hitler to Kyrie Irving inviting followers to watch a documentary about how blacks are the true Jews, anti-Semitism from prominent black figures has been in the news. A recent study explores the phenomenon of black anti-Semitism m

Politics | Campus Watch

Hanukkah and the new imperialist assault on Judaism

Campus antisemites are seeking to destroy not just Israel, but Jewish identity itself.

Politics | Campus Watch

The ‘Jew-Free Zones’ at Berkeley story wasn’t ‘misinformation’

After leftists spent two months claiming outrage over groups vowing never to let Zionists speak on campus was overblown, the Department of Education is investigating.

News | News

Egyptian Jews on brink of extinction mark Hanucah • Point of No Return

Nine years ago, Magda Haroun organised a Hanucah service at Cairo’s Adly St synagogue. But in the absence of a rabbi she turned to Google to find instructions on how to lead the service, she tells CBS News. Now the ‘community’ she heads in Cairo is compos

News | Antisemitism Watch

Fury as pupils at elite British public school perform Hitler salutes during play

Parent complains after pupils prompted to enact sieg heils as part of ‘educational’ play at Millfield school

News | Antisemitism Watch

Brandeis Center: FBI Report Grossly Understated Antisemitic Crimes

“During an epidemic of antisemitism and other forms of violent hate, Americans need accurate information.”

Politics | Opinion

Is talk of globalism an antisemitic dog whistle?

The ADL and other liberals mistakenly believe critiques of efforts to undermine national sovereignty and pushing woke leftist policies are always about Jew-hatred.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Prosecutions For Brutal May 2021 Antisemitic Assaults in NYC Moving At Glacial Pace

Court cases proceed slowly; meanwhile, two assailants were charged with new crimes this fall.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Kyrie Irving and Louis Farrakhan are 2 variants of Black antisemitism. What’s the difference?

A “documentary” that demonizes Jews and delegitimizes Judaism and the Jewish state helped Kyrie Irving “know who” he is.

Politics | Opinion

'Black People are the real Jews'

The Jewish presence in the civil right movements has been erased from black history. Liberal Jews have erased their own history. Op-ed

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

The Biden Administration's Hostility to Israel

The January 28, 2021 appointment as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Israeli and Palestinian Affairs of Hady Amr, a man who wrote "I was inspired by the Palestinian intifada" and who falsely accused Israel of "ethnic cleansing," was a significant step that

Miscellaneous | Judaism

12 Facts About Judah Every Jew Should Know

Judah was the fourth son of Jacob and Leah. Compared to a lion, Judah was the ancestor of the royal House of David. He made mistakes and rectified them, blazing a path for others to follow.

News | News

Ye: ‘Jewish people, forgive Hitler today’

The rapper continued his pro-Nazi media tour on Monday night.

Politics | Debunking Lies

How academia omits facts to make Palestinians the perpetual victim

Opinion: Academics have personal opinions and agendas like the rest of us, but erasing evidence only because it contradicts researchers' political positions is wrong and misleading

News | Antisemitism Watch

The US liberal Jewish establishment is failing at fighting antisemitism

The “Caroline Glick Show,” with Caroline Glick and guest Mort Klein.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Enough hypocrisy on antisemitism

The focus on Kanye West should lead to a discussion about the acceptance of hate among African-Americans and the bizarre alliance of far-left and far-right, not partisan bickering.

Politics | Opinion

It sucks to be a Jew on the left

As Hadley Freeman leaves the Guardian for the Sunday Times, she opens up about her Jewish experience

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Kanye West's antisemitism inspired by Louis Farrakhan

Farrakhan must be treated as a persona non grata in America. For too long, his poisonous presence and rhetoric have been tolerated.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Report: Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes on U.S. College Campuses Skyrocket

A "pervasive and relentless assault on Jewish identity" is occurring daily at colleges across America, according to a new report from a watchdog group that found assaults on Jewish students and their identity doubled in the 2021 to 2022 academic year, par

News | Jewish Community

How not to fight Antisemitism | Israel National News

Jewish organizations want to fight antisemitism but have they isolated themselves from the people they claim to represent. Op-ed.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Mutating Virus: Understanding Antisemitism | Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

"The hate that begins with Jews never ends with Jews." On 27th September 2016, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote address entitled 'The Mutating Virus: Understa...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Threats With Same Pattern as Previous Attacks Prompt FBI to Issue Alert for New Jersey Synagogues

The branch office in Newark, NJ, sent out a stark alert on Thursday.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Elder Of Ziyon - The .@NYTimes mirrors its 1991 biased coverage of the Crown Heights pogrom

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

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why I think the Golden Age for Jews in America is coming to its end

The decline in the favorability of mainstream American views toward Israel has coincided with a rise in antisemitic violence, particularly in large metropolises, promoted by Islamo-Leftist groups.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Nation’s Top Law Firms Fund Anti-Semitic Campus Groups at Berkeley

A host of the nation’s premier law firms are financially supporting organizations at Berkeley Law School that are accused of fostering anti-Semitism and hatred of Israel, according to a campus watchdog group.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

S.C. Dem House hopeful wants to ‘be VERY clear’ about holding Jews accountable for ‘their LONG history of anti-blackness

"David Duke would be proud."

News | News

Candace Owens defends Kanye, says tweet about Jews wasn't antisemitic

Owens defended Kanye West on an episode of her political talk show, saying that "honest people" knew that he wasn't actually being antisemitic.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

Obama Judge Denies NY Jews a Temporary Stop of Hochul’s Ban On Guns In Synagogues

The new fold in this rights-trapping box comes on the heels of Hochul literally celebrating the courage of Holocaust survivors -- the same group that was stripped of the right to keep and bear arms in Nazi Germany.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

No Barriers Before G-d: A Look at Chabad’s Dues-Free Communities

Yom Kippur will see record attendance this year at Chabad synagogues, where every Jew is a member

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Florida Chabad Rabbi and Son Rescue Orlando Family by Boat

The devastation caused by Hurricane Ian has extended far beyond Florida’s Gulf Coast. When Rabbi Yosef Konikov of Chabad-Lubavitch of South Orlando learned that a family of four was trapped on the second floor of their home in Kissimmee, just south of Orlando, and calls to 911 were not being responded to due to more urgent and immediate threats to life, the rabbi and his son Levi, a certified lifeguard, commissioned a boat and set out along flooded neighborhood streets to rescue the family.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

As Hurricane Ian Crashes Into Florida’s Gulf Coast, Chabad Rushes to Help

Category 4 storm expected to cause catastrophic flooding and damage

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

History | HISTORY

PBS Holocaust documentary perpetuates well-worn myths to glorify FDR, says historian

Streaming this week, historian Rafael Medoff says 'The U.S. and the Holocaust' misrepresents President Roosevelt’s actions leading up to and during the genocide

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Queen Elizabeth II and the Jews

Six facts about the monarch’s tumultuous relationship with Jews, on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Education Department Investigates Allegations USC Ignored Anti-Semitic Harassment

The Education Department formally launched an investigation on Tuesday into allegations the University of Southern California (USC) fomented "a hostile environment of anti-Semitism" on its campus that forced a Jewish student government official to resign

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

No, Anne Frank did not have ‘white privilege’

Critical Race Theory cannot cope with the Holocaust so it pretends those killed were oppressors

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

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

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Growth of Chicago’s Jewish Communities a Study in Chabad’s Broad Impact

New center in wake of Highland Park shooting part of a heartening trend in the Midwest Jewish metropolis

News | Jewish Community

No, Anne Frank Did Not Have White Privilege And Here's How To Combat Lies Like These

Over the weekend, Anne Frank began trending on Twitter and for the worst reason imaginable: “Anne Frank had white privilege,” began one tweet. “Bad things happen to people with white privilege also but don’t tell the whites that.” “Yes, all white people a

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Hollywood's Jewish tough guy James Caan dies aged 82

Kid from New York who found fame in The Godfather, Rollerball and Misery

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

News | NEWS

Judge Declares Yeshiva University ‘Non-Religious’; Forces It to Fully Support Gay Activities

YU responded to the lawsuit by citing its Torah Umadda mission which emphasizes Torah values.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How Jewish support for ‘anti-racism’ empowered anti-Semitism

Two years after the moral panic set off by the death of George Floyd, American Jews need to confront the way the BLM movement and the ideologies that underpin it enable hatred of Jews.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Jews Worldwide to Celebrate Mystical Spring Holiday of Lag BaOmer

Day also marks 41st annual completion of Mishneh Torah and Sefer Hamitzvot

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Lufthansa apologizes after report all visibly Jewish passengers barred from flight

Airline says incident not consistent with its policies or values; videos shows airline supervisor saying all Jews barred from flight because a few hadn’t worn masks

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

‘My Heart Refuses To Believe That I Was Left Alone’: Three Jewish Dads Murdered In Israel By Palestinian Terrorists

On Thursday night, as Yom Hatzmaut, Israel Independence Day, came to a close, two Palestinian terrorists in Elad wielding an axe and a knife brutally murdered three Jewish men, all fathers who left behind 16 children.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Global Jewish Population Not Yet Recovered From WWII, According to Israeli Data

Thousands of runners take part in the 2018 Jerusalem Marathon on March 9, 2018. Photo: Yonatan Sindel / Flash90. JNS.org …

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

Politics | Politics

No Ketanji Brown Jackson, Black Hebrew Israelites Are Not Hippies - They Are Vile Racists

Ketanji Brown Jackson's description of what Black Hebrew Israelites are in her confirmation hearing today was odd.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

25 Chabad Rabbinic Interns Dispatched Towards Ukraine Border

As soon as a river of Jewish refugees began streaming out of Ukraine, it became clear that Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in Europe needed more manpower—and fast.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

From Kharkov Subway to Hamburg Hotel, a Jewish Family’s Escape from Ukraine

Alona Dedovsky considers herself lucky. For nine days she, her husband, young son, elderly parents and even older great-aunt lived deep underground in Kharkov’s Prospekt Gagarina subway station.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Who Are the Jews of Ukraine?

350,000 Jews are served by 200 Chabad couples in 35 cities and towns

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

72 Hours Under Siege with the Jews of Kharkov, Ukraine

Jews take shelter in synagogue; Russian troops make incursion to city; heavy aerial bombardment

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Thanks, Whoopi! Why Holocaust Education Is mostly counter-productive

Shoah education proposes that Jews are easiest to murder without payback, and it makes Jewish youngsters want to escape that fate. Op-ed.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Chabad in Beijing Provides a Kosher Boost at Olympics

A whopping 1,500 meals prepared for visiting athletes, coaches and journalists

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

HonestReporting Research Study: Comparing US Media Coverage of Hate Crimes Against Minorities, Including Jews

HonestReporting CEO Daniel Pomerantz is slated to appear on the FOX News Rundown: Evening Edition podcast this afternoon (6 PM EST), when he will discuss

News | Jewish Community

What It’s Like to Be a New Jewish Arrival in Utah

Entrepreneur Mort Fertel shares how he and his family have turned Salt Lake City into home

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The ADL's disturbing obsession with race

  Whoopi Goldberg put the issue of race and antisemitism in the headlines this week with her gobsmackingly stupid comments

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Anti-Defamation League and Amnesty International

The Anti-Defamation League, which has an annual budget of around $100 million, is supposed to be the leading Jewish organization in the Diaspora in the fight against Jew-hatred. But Amnesty's declaration of war against the Jewish state placed the ADL in a

Entertainment | Entertainment

A Jew on ‘The View’? Some say it’s long overdue

In the wake of Whoopi Goldberg’s comments, Jewish thought leaders consider a potential Jewish co-host for the long-running show.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Education Department Launches Investigation Into CUNY Anti-Semitism

The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights on Thursday launched an investigation into allegations of "severe and persistent anti-Semitic harassment" against students at Brooklyn College. The Department is set to begin its investigation a year af

News | News

ADL, Founded To Combat Anti-Semitism, Goes Woke, Changes Definition Of Racism

The Anti-Defamation League, an international Jewish organization that is now headed by Jonathan Greenblatt, a former Obama administration official, has changed the definition of racism on its website to read, “The marginalization and/or oppression of people of color based on a socially constructed racial hierarchy that privileges white people.”

News | News

UK Jewish Groups Blast BBC’s ‘Whitewash Non-Apology’ for Report Defaming Victims of Antisemitic Attack

The BBC logo is seen at the entrance at Broadcasting House, the BBC headquarters in central London. Photo by Vuk …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

It's not complicated. It's antisemitism.

Jews represent just over 2 percent of the US population but account for almost 60% of all US religious hate crimes.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Bob Saget, 65, Comedian and Co-Host of Chabad Telethon in California

He is remembered as a warm, loving soul who gave back to the community

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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 …

News | News

‘Nothing Compares to This’: Survivors Denounce Online ‘Trivialization’ of Holocaust Found in Study

Dutch vaccine refusal activists are seen wearing images and clothing associated with the Nazi Holocaust at a demonstration. Photo: CIDI. …

News | News

‘Are you kidding me with this?’: MSNBC assembled quite the panel to discuss the hostage situation at Texas synagogue

They needed an expert in targeting Jews and found Al Sharpton.

News | News

Hostages Freed at Texas Congregation After 10-Hour Standoff

People around the world prayed and dedicated mitzvahs in the merit of those held

News | News

Congressman On Synagogue Hostage Situation: Now ‘An International Investigation,’ ‘There’s Something More Here’

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told CNN on Sunday that the hostage situation that unfolded on Saturday at a synagogue in Texas has turned into an international investigation that there was “something more” to the events that happened.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

‘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 …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Zionist Organization of America | ZOA to USC: Expel Student Who's Threatened to Kill "Every Mother F**king Zionist"

December 23, 2021 VIA EMAIL Members of the USC Board of Trustees Carol L. Folt, President Charles F. Zukoski, Provost and Senior Vice President      for Academic Affairs University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 90089-0012   Dear Distinguished Mem

Miscellaneous | Chabad

At Site of London Attack on Jews, a Menorah Stands Tall

Full lights lit in response to last week’s antisemitic attack

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

AOC defends her prog pal Rep. Jamaal Bowman by reminding everyone that the Jews have made his job a lot more difficult

It seems that freshman Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman has been stepping on some far-Left toes with his reluctance to publicly outright trash Israel.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

"Eight Lights for Eight Nights" Chanukah Companion - A printable companion to help you celebrate Chanukah

To help you celebrate a most uplifting and joyous Chanukah, Chabad.org has prepared Eight Lights for Eight Nights, a night-by-night program to be printed and enjoyed.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How Radical Fringe Groups Manipulate Westerners Against Israel

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men are seen through a panel as they pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City while …

Miscellaneous | Chanukah

How This Rabbi Built 30,000 Public Menorahs

A Chabad emissary in New Jersey has taken menorah construction to new heights

Miscellaneous | Chanukah

Chabad: Chanukah Basics

The Chanukah story, Chanukah observances, Chanukah FAQs and the menorah lighting procedure in succinct form -- with a plethora of links that lead to the unabridged version...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Learning From Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks - Jewish Life

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, who passed away on Shabbat, 20 Cheshvan, 5781, was an international religious leader, philosopher, and respected moral voice. The author of over 30 books, he served as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013 and took his seat in the House of Lords in October 2009.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Anti-Semitic Attacks in 2020 Outnumbered Attacks Against Muslims, Asians, Transgender People Combined

More American Jews suffered hate crime attacks in 2020 than Asians, Muslims, and transgender people combined, according to FBI crime tracking data.

Miscellaneous | The High Holidays

14 Tips for an Amazing Yom Kippur at Home - High Holidays

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

News | Jewish Community

Last Remaining Footage of Polish Jewish Community Before Holocaust Premieres as Movie at Venice Film Festival

Townspeople of the predominantly Jewish village of Nasielsk, Poland in 1938 as seen in Bianca Stigter’s “Three Minutes – A …

Miscellaneous | Jewish Wisdom

Criticized by Family Members for Becoming Religious

They think that the laws are stupid and separate me from them. And sometimes, I think that they’re right! I feel so alone and it makes me question the journey that I am on.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

30 Years Later: Remembering Crown Heights

Thirty years ago, anti-Semitic mobs plundered the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn for three days, chanting Nazi slogans, destroying Jewish homes and businesses, and lynching a young Jewish seminary student.

News | News

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

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Group of ‘Alarmed’ Holocaust Survivors, Descendants Press California Lawmakers on New Ethnic Studies Bill

California State Capitol in Sacramento. Photo: Wayne Hsieh / Flickr Over 100 Holocaust survivors and their descendants issued an open …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

USC Faculty Group Decries ‘Cruelly Alienating’ Statement on Israel Endorsed by Department

The University of Southern California campus. Photo: Padsquad19 via Wikimedia Commons. On Sunday, 53 University of Southern California (USC) faculty …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Waiting for social media companies to tackle anti-Semitism is utterly pointless

I am about to write one of the least surprising sentences that anyone who uses social media will ever read. A report published today by the Centre for Countering Digital Hate has found that the five biggest social media sites are a free-for-all for anti-J

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Antisemitism Up Over 900 Percent on Social Media Giant TikTok, Finds University of Haifa Study

TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How The ‘Clubhouse Rabbi’ Got Booted Off The App—For Confronting Antisemites On It

The pioneering invitation-only social media platform struggles with a growing hate speech problem

Sports | SPORTS

Orthodox Jewish ace from Long Island expected to be picked in MLB draft

At 6-foot-6, 224 pounds and armed with a 97 mph fastball, Jacob Steinmetz has rare gifts for a 17-year-old.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Jews Who Are Complicit in Jew-Hatred

When the New York Times finally reported on the plague of nationwide street vio-lence against Jews in the spring of 2021, more than a week after the attacks

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Boston Chabad Rabbi Stabbed Several Times, Attacker Apprehended by Police

A Boston Police cruiser. Photo: Ben Schumin / Wikimedia A Boston-area Chabad rabbi was in stable condition after being stabbed …

Music | Music

Was Elvis Presley Jewish? A grave marker locked away for 4 decades suggests that he was.

Stored in the Graceland archives since 1977, Gladys Presley's headstone features a Star of David that holds the family's Jewish story.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Glimpse Into Rebbe’s Holocaust Correspondence Discovered in a Basement

Leonard Holtz found an archive of letters in a shoebox. Then he and his wife gave it to the Chabad Library

Politics | Politics

A Response to ‘Rolling Stone’: Many Young Jews Like Me Support Israel

An antisemitic banner on display outside Clifton Hookah in Paterson, NJ. Photo: courtesy of ‘Stop Antisemitism.’ Marisa Kabas frames her …

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Chicago Dyke March Posts Promotional Image Showing Burning Israeli and American Flags

A promotional image for the 2021 Chicago Dyke March showing Israel and American flags being burned. Photo: Instagram screenshot The …

News | News

Hat Shop Apologizes For Selling Yellow 'Not Vaccinated' Stars

A shop owner in Nashville is apologizing after outrage over the store selling "not vaccinated" yellow star fashioned after the insignia Jews were forced to wear

News | Israel

If you side with Hamas, your antisemitism is showing

  For the past two weeks, rockets have been fired into civilian areas of Israel by the terrorist group Hamas.

News | News

17,000 tweet 'Hitler was right,' and Big Tech barely reacts

It’s not surprising, if you’re familiar with Twitter, to see how an outspoken defender of the Jewish people may find herself in its crosshairs.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

‘Feels like there was a secret memo’: Notice anything special about leftist Dems’ recent condemnations of antisemitism?

"Yeah, ok. It's coordinated."

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

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

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