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Twitter discriminates against me because I am a proud, unapologetic Jew

Twitter is a biased platform. We all know that. But their ability to influence goes a lot further than simply not banning antisemites.

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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. …

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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

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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

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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 …

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Palestinian activists in NYC: ‘We don’t want two states. We want ALL of it’

"Finally, the truth."

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Jackie Mason: The 3 Constants in Life: Death, Taxes and Anti-Semitism

Well, it is happening again. My grandfather told me about it. My father told me about it. Every other Jew who came over from Europe told me about it. Even the New York Times told me about it. You got it, anti-Semitism and the persecution of Jews.

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'If you don't think antisemitism is real, wear a yarmulke for a week'

  Jewish outreach organization JewBelong.com is taking on antisemitism. Follow Israel Hayom on Facebook and Twitter With antisemitism on the

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‘The Almighty Helped Me to Survive’: A Marine’s Tale From the Pacific Theater

When Bernard (Baruch) Haller enlisted in the United States Marines in 1941, he had two goals: to serve his country and to survive. To accomplish these goals, he knew that he’d need the help of a Higher Power. And so Haller, known to friends as Bernie, vowed then and there never to eat non-kosher meat and never to miss a day of tefillin.

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Volunteer Security Group Calls for Jewish Institutions to ‘Heed the Call’ After Vandal Attacks LA Synagogue and Kosher Restaurant

Evan Bernstein (l), now head of the Community Security Service (CSS), on the scene in Jersey City in the wake …

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Rise in antisemitism dispels the myth of American Jewish exceptionalism

What has transpired so many times throughout history – pogroms and officially condoned attacks on Jews – never came about overnight.

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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.

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How Social Media Validates Anti-Semitism by Censoring Everything but Anti-Semitism

People often forget that the very concept of political correctness was invented by Stalin's Soviet Union. Now... that social media companies have decided to become "Glavlit" -- to publish only material that is supposedly truthful and passes its

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The Sheikh Jarrah property dispute and the false claim of Israeli land discrimination

The claim that Israeli law permits Jews to reclaim ownership of lands they owned prior to 1948 but denies Palestinians such a right is false in every particular. 

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Throwing Israel Under The Bus Will Not Save American Jews

Israel and her people support every Diaspora Jewish community always, no questions asked.

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US seeing wave of 'textbook anti-Semitism' amid Israel-Gaza tensions

From New York and California to Illinois and Utah, the recent conflict between Israel and Gaza has generated a disturbing backlash against American Jews – who have found themselves the targets of death threats, hate speech and violent physical attacks.

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At Least Two Antisemitic Outrages by Pro-Palestinian Thugs in Los Angeles Reported in Last 48 Hours

Pro-Palestinian thugs verbally abused and attacked Jewish diners outside a restaurant in Los Angeles. Photo: Screenshot. Police in Los Angeles …

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Why Isn't There a Palestinian State?

Why don't the Palestinians have their own country? Is it the fault of Israel? Of the Palestinians? Of both parties? David Brog, Executive Director of the Maccabee Task Force, shares the surprising answers. Read David Brog's book, "Reclaiming Israel's Hist

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Hamas Tacitly Admits That Israel Is Only Hitting Military Targets

A screenshot of drone footage of a Jerusalem-area house damaged by Hamas rocket fire. Photo: Channel N12 screenshot. The official …

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Understanding the Sheikh Jarrah Property Dispute

The entrance to the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Photo: Tamar Hayardeni/Wikimedia. JNS.org – The current dispute in Jerusalem’s Sheikh …

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Antisemitic Terrorists Murdered My Brother,’ Claims Sister of Israeli Shot Dead in Baltimore, as Police Say Motive Was Robbery

Israeli citizen Efraim Gordon was shot dead while visiting Baltimore. Photo: courtesy of Gordon family. The sister of an Israeli …

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Scores Crushed to Death at Packed Lag BaOmer Event in Meron, Israel

Celebration at millennia-old holy site takes tragic turn in Israel’s worst-ever civil disaster

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Associated Press Changes Spelling of ‘Anti-Semitism’ to ‘Antisemitism,’ Joining Leading Experts

Part of an exhibit on the Holocaust supported by the International Holocaust Remembrance Association. Photo: courtesy of IHRA. The Associated …

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The First Lesson of the Holocaust: The Jewish People Will Never Allow Anyone to Do This to Us Again

Iran parades missiles with the words: “Israel must be wiped off the map.” - The First Lesson of the Holocaust: The Jewish People Will Never Allow Anyone to Do This to Us Again

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This Passover, a song of thanks

What do we need more these days than the protection and blessing of God? And what do we need today, more than peace between us, peace with our neighbors and peace with our world?

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The Problem With Ethnic Studies Isn’t Just How It Treats Jews

People hold a sign during a demonstration against police violence and racial inequality in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., July 24, 2020. …

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‘Who Needs the Daily Stormer When You’ve Got the New York Times?’: An Excellent Question

The headquarters of The New York Times. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A Jewish organization worked tirelessly with non-Jewish allies to help …

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Why Did the Grammys Give a Platform to a Known Anti-Semite?

With the “awards” season in the entertainment industry in full swing, maybe we should all get honest and call these shows what they really are: Anti-Semitic and Anti-American propaganda....

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Anti-Semitism gets endorsed by the Grammys

Farrakhan-supporter Tamika Mallory was featured at the music awards show. Blame this legitimization of Jew-hatred on the critical race theory embraced by Jewish liberals.

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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 …

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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

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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 …

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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, …

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

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

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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.

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Temple University Must Take Action Against Marc Lamont Hill

Marc Lamont Hill. Photo: Karga Fantasma. JNS.org – Temple University professor Marc Lamont Hill, who was fired from CNN in …

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David Schoen's Water Drinking And The Hypocrisy Of The Closed-Minded "Open-Minded" People

Why is making fun of people's religious practices still OK in 2021? We supposedly got to a point about inclusivity and diversity .

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Daniel Pearl killing: Pakistan court frees man accused in beheading of U.S. journalist

Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the release of a Pakistani man convicted and later acquitted in the gruesome beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl.

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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

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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 …

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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’

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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The First Hanukkah Light in Bergen Belsen - Chanukah

A wooden clog became a hanukkiah; strings from a uniform, a wick; and shoe polish, pure oil.

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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

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Banner Over Busy Tehran Street Reads, ‘Thank You, Mossad’

An Israeli flag draped over a sign in Tehran that reads: “Thank you, Mossad.” Photo: Twitter. JNS.org – In what …

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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.

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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 …

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Israel Announces Deal With Pfizer to Buy Coronavirus Vaccine

Small bottles labeled with ‘Vaccine COVID-19’ stickers and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration taken on April 10, …

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‘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 …

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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.

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‘These Ultra-Orthodox Communities Are Very Powerful Politically’: New York Governor Cuomo Angers Orthodox Jews With Latest Coronavirus Comments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Photo: Reuters / Mike Segar / File. Orthodox Jews in New York have reacted angrily …

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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 …

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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, …

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

Observing the holiday on an island split by the coronavirus pandemic

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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.

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Study: More than one in 10 Americans under 40 thinks Jews caused the Holocaust

Holocaust knowledge particularly low in New York, despite state having the largest population of Jews in the US

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Marking 'dawn of new Middle East,' Israel signs historic deals with UAE, Bahrain | The Times of Israel

Trump speaks of 'changing course of history,' Netanyahu hopes for end to Arab-Israeli conflict 'once and for all,' while Gulf FMs pledge commitment to Palestinian cause

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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

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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.

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How Amar'e Stoudemire Became An Orthodox Jew - Jew in the City

Jew In The City makes engaging and meaningful Orthodox Judaism known and accessible to Jewish people, reversing negative associations about religious Jews.

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Too many American Jews are turning a blind eye to Antisemitism

No Jewish organization in the USA (exceot the ZOA) has the fortitude to publicly confront egregious acts of antisemitism. Opinion.

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College leaders, you must put an end to Jew-hatred on campus

Universities must make it clear that if you harass students due to their Jewish or pro-Israel identity,  you will bear consequences.Op-ed.

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‘Jews Want A Race War’ sign hung on overpass of busy LA freeway

Local branch of ADL says it is working with police to identify who was behind banner, which appears linked to website Goyimtv.com

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Antisemitic Protests Outside Michigan Synagogue Are Allowed, District Judge Rules

A protester holds an antisemitic sign outside the Beth Am Synagogue in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Photo: Witnesses for Peace. Antisemitic …

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Tolerating Jew Hatred: The Only Seemingly Acceptable Form Of Public Discrimination

The University of Southern California campus. Photo: Padsquad19 via Wikimedia Commons. Another Jew. Another resignation letter. Even the high numbers …

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StandWithUs Condemns Antisemitism That Led to USC Student Leader's Resignation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2020 (Los Angeles, CA -- August 6th, 2020) -- StandWithUs is deeply disappointed to learn that a Jewish student at University of Southern California (USC) has stepped down from student government as a result of antisemitic

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Jewish World Mourns Passing of Renowned Talmudic Scholar Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

The late Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. Photo: steinsaltz-center.org. The Jewish world was in mourning on Friday following the death of Rabbi …

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Athletics' Ryan Christenson caught performing apparent Nazi salute, apologizes: 'What I did is unacceptable'

Oakland Athletics bench coach Ryan Christenson came under fire Thursday night for raising his arm during a postgame celebration in what looked like a Nazi salute.

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Israel Offers Aid To Lebanon After Blast. Major European Official Mocks Israel For It. Then He’s Crushed Online.

On Tuesday, after the horrifying blast in Beirut had triggered Israel to offer humanitarian aid to those suffering from the effects of the explosion, Sweden’s former Prime Minister, Carl Bildt, who currently serves as the Co-Chair of the European Co

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Celebrity Antisemites Can’t Be Absolved Through Private Apologies

Ice Cube in 2012. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Recently, Mort Klein of the ZOA engaged Ice Cube in a two-hour conversation …

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Why Seth Rogen’s Anti-Israel Rant Matters

Seth Rogan told Marc Maron that support for Israel is outdated thinking. His opinion rests on a deep ignorance of the history of Israel and the Jewish people.

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Couple Who Wore Face Masks Bearing the Nazi Flag Swears They Aren't Nazis

Despite the months of pundits and reporters arguing that wearing a face mask shouldn’t be a political statement, there’s a select few assholes who think taking basic measures to keep the current global pandemic from raging on is an affront to their civil

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Twitter users call for 48 hour boycott of site due to antisemitism

The campaign was sparked over the lack of action taken against British rapper Wiley, who made several antisemitic comments on the platform.

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The sixth attack on Jews in a week. Orthodox man bashed in Brooklyn hate crime attack: NYPD - New York Daily News

The Orthodox man was attacked after one of the men in the SUV yelled something at him, and the victim in turn flipped them the bird, cops said.

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Retired NBA great Charles Barkley calls out Black celebrities for anti-Semitism

'Y’all want racial equality. We all do. I don’t understand how insulting another group helps our cause,' he says after several athletes, stars post anti-Jewish conspiracy theories

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You Know The Talk Black Parents Have With Their Sons; You Never Heard Of The One Jews Have

Jew In The City makes engaging and meaningful Orthodox Judaism known and accessible to Jewish people, reversing negative associations about religious Jews.

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The Reality of “My Jewish Privilege”

Yesterday, antisemites on Twitter started a hashtag called #JewishPrivilege about how Jews have it made. Jews (including myself) responded with stories of awful things that have happened to them or their families as a result of being Jewish

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NFL's Zach Banner calls to embrace Jewish community after anti-Semitism uproar

Steelers tackle says Jews 'are a minority as well,' recounts 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, after Philadelphia player posts anti-Jewish quotes online

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Demonstrators Scream ‘Slaughter the Jews’ at Brussels Rally

"Yes of course, we only hear that: religion of peace. But everything that has been happening for years in the world proves the opposite."

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Swastika sign found on Ohio couple’s pizza, employees fired

What was meant to be a simple stop for pizza at an Ohio Little Ceasar’s turned out to be anything but when the couple found an offensive message inside the box.

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Winona Ryder opens up about her experience with anti-Semitism in Hollywood. Mel Gibson once asked her if she was an “oven dodger.”

(JTA) — Actress Winona Ryder said she was passed over for a movie role because the studio head thought she looked “too Jewish” and Mel Gibson once asked her if she was an “oven dodger.”

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Fountain dedicated to Holocaust survivors vandalized at Santa Rosa cemetery

Antisemitism, antisemitc incidents and Anti-Zionism anti-semitism anti-semitc

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Anti-racism protesters in Paris yell 'dirty Jews' at counter-protesters

Anti-racism protesters amassing in Paris's Place de la République carried banners accusing Israel of massacring Palestinians, and shouted 'dirty Jews' at their opponents.

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How calling people ‘White Jews’ became an insidious slander

The debate over whether Jews are “white” has a long history in the US. Books and researchers have looked at how Jews fit into America’s history of racial classification.

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LA Rabbi: Black Lives Matter Pogrom Was Like Kristalnacht

While some LA synagogues are shamefully pandering to Black Lives Matter, one Rabbi is telling the truth about the BLM pogrom.

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Outrage Greets Pro-BDS Petition to University of California Blaming Israel for Teaching Methods That Killed George Floyd

Anti-Israel protesters disrupt an event at the University of California, Los Angeles, May 17, 2018. Photo: Screenshot. Outrage erupted on …

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Riots result in 'huge damage' to Jewish temples and businesses in Los Angeles

The riots in the US over the death of George Floyd, an African American who was in police custody, have

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Synagogue Defaced With Antisemitic Graffiti Amid Los Angeles Riots; Security Guards Fend Off Vandals From Second Temple

Antisemitic graffiti on the Beth Israel synagogue in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles following violent protests, May 30, 2020. …

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Shavuot: The holiday that started it all. | Jlife

Most people get excited, or at least know about, the festivals of Passover and Sukkot. GREAT NEWS: there are three Jewish festivals! And the third one is, in many ways, the one that started it all: Shavuot.

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Holy Jewish site of Esther and Mordechai set ablaze in Iran - reports - The Jerusalem Post

'Disturbing reports from Iran that the tomb of Esther & Mordechai, a holy Jewish site, was set afire overnight,' ADL National Director Jonathan Greenblatt tweeted.

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De Blasio is stoking anti-Semitism. He’s not alone. – The Forward

Mayor DeBlasio should be ashamed. But the rest of us need to take a long hard look at ourselves, too.

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NYC Democrat Mayor Bill De Blasio Singles Out ‘Jewish Community’ In Threatening Arrests Over Social Distancing

New York City Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio faced instant and widespread backlash late on Monday night over a tweet that singled out the “Jewish community” in threatening arrests for not following social distancing guidelines. De Blasio tweete

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Crown Heights: A Jewish Community Under Attack From Coronavirus

Kindness abounds from behind closed doors, even though its streets are silent

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Anti-Semitism and Israel Advocacy Matters Even More During Coronavirus

There’s no doubt that anti-Semites and Israel detractors haven’t gone away simply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like the coronavirus, they, too, have

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Manhattan D.A. Prosecuted Just 21 Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes in Past Decade

Records from the Manhattan district attorney's office indicate D.A. Cyrus Vance prosecuted just 13 individuals for anti-Semitic hate crimes between 2017 and 2019, less than half of those arrested in his jurisdiction during that time and a bare 6 percent o

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America’s Largest Population of Holocaust Survivors Is Endangered by the Coronavirus as Crown Heights and Borough Park Shut Down

The pandemic inflicts miseries that are particular to each place it visits

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BDS THIS: 'In a few weeks' Israel will have coronavirus vaccine

Once the vaccine is developed, it will take at least 90 days to complete the regulatory process and potentially more to enter the marketplace.

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Israeli Embassy Rips 'Vile' Spanish Parade Show for 'Banalizing' Holocaust

The controversial parade show in Campo de Criptana, Spain. Photo: YouTube screenshot (via Europa Press). The Israeli Embassy in Spain …

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The Rot Inside American Jewish Organizations

Something unusual happened in the world of Arab–Israeli negotiations early this year: The Palestinians were given a reason to come to the negotiating table.

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Star of David Now Marks Graves in Philippines of Fallen World War II US Jewish Soldiers

The grave of US Army Pvt. Louis Wolf — one of five graves belonging to fallen Jewish soldiers in the …

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Rather than drifting away, over two-thirds of US Jews feel tie to Israel -- poll | The Times of Israel

8 out of 10 survey respondents say they are pro-Israel; Netanyahu's support of Trump tops list of reasons Jewish Americans are critical of Israeli policies

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National Review & Bias Against The Chasidic Community: Yes, Jewish Lives Matter

Like mainstream newspapers, Zachary Evans’s article recycled many tropes about Chassidim. More concerning is National Review’s institutional response.

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Newly-Unveiled Trump Peace Plan Envisions Palestinian State With East Jerusalem Capital

US President Donald Trump points past Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they discuss a Middle East peace plan proposal …

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Saying 'Never Again' Means Nothing If It's Not Backed Up With Actions

In the case of the Holocaust, it’s easy for anyone today to insist he would’ve fought on the side of justice. But how many people flatter themselves?

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Pride And Anxiety: 23 American Jews on choosing to wear their Jewishness

American Jews talk about wearing their Jewishness, as a response to rising anti-Semitism.

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David French on Antisemitism: ‘And No One Will Make Them Afraid'

When Jews are under violent attack for building a home in this land, it repudiates the American promise.

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Last Auschwitz survivors speak: 'We haven't won, but we've taught our grandkids'

Heart-wrenching testimonies from survivors living in Israel, as the Jewish state prepares to host world leaders on the 75th anniversary of the death camp's liberation

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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 …

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Auschwitz Memorial Twitter account minimizes Polish complicity for the Holocaust

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

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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

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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,

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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

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How Trump’s executive order on antisemitism originated in Harry Reid’s office

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order today that will formally adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.  Details: The measure, which penalizes colleges and universities under federal

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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:)

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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.

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Israeli team uses silicon chip to deliver Alzheimer's-busting protein to brain

In Technion, Bar-Ilan trials, nanochip ferries 'neural growth factor' -- which combats neurodegenerative diseases -- and releases it where needed, overcoming blood-brain barrier

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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 …

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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, …

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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 / …

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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

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“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.

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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 . . .

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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 …

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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

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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

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Israeli Exit Polls: No Majority for Netanyahu, Blocs Essentially Tied, Lieberman Kingmaker

The results of the exit polls are shown on a screen at Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party headquarters, following …

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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.

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Israel Bars Entry to Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Rightfully So.

Israel was absolutely right to bar entry to US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib.

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Should American Jews Speak Hebrew? – Tablet Magazine

Before 1948, David Ben-Gurion used to joke about Zionism’s future: How will we know when we have become a real country like the rest of the world? When Jewish thieves and Jewish prostitutes conduct their business in Hebrew—and Hebrew-speaking policeme

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WATCH: Paul Anka in Israel: I Told BDS to F*** Off! | Israellycool

Legendary American crooner Paul Anka is performing in Israel tonight. Ahead of the show, he was interviewed by Israeli television.

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OMG, Just Shut Up: An Open Letter to Linda Sarsour | Jewish Journal

Dear Linda Sarsour, This is an appeal to you on behalf of the Jewish community for you to stop speaking for us, about us or to us.  I know you’ve ignored

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FINALLY: Twitter Says 2018 Tweet in Which Farrakhan Compared Jews to Termites Violates New Rules

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Photo: Reuters / Rebecca Cook. Twitter on Tuesday said it was requiring Nation of …

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The Long Legacy of the Shoah in Scandinavia – Tablet Magazine

Within the Northern European countries that make up Scandinavia there has been a revival of active scholarship and popular interest into the treatment of Jews during World War II. The subject is very much alive in these countries and much more so than in

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The real Birthright: Inheriting our Jewish story | The Jerusalem post

These sleights of hands and oversights rest on a bigger distortion – the barrage of claims that young American Jews are abandoning Israel.

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Wiesenthal Center Calls AOC’s Concentration Camp Remarks ‘Insult to Victims of the Shoah’

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Leading Canadian Jewish Group Decries Passage of Bill Banning Religious Symbols

A Star of David. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A leading Canadian Jewish group has decried Monday’s passage by the National Assembly …

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John Cusack blames 'bot' after sharing anti-Semitic tweet

Actor John Cusack is facing backlash on Monday for a tweet critics are calling anti-Semitic, which he later blamed on a "bot." 

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Why Neo-Nazis Love The BDS Movement So Much

'Stop Zionism!' 'Israel is our misfortune!' Who said it: 'progressive' supporters of the boycott Israel movement – or U.S. white supremacists and German neo-Nazis?

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Hero of Jewish Uprising at Sobibor Death Camp Passes Away in Israel at Age 96 | Jewish & Israel News

An aging road sign on the perimeter of the Nazi death camp in Sobibor. Photo: Reuters / Kacper Pempel. The …

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Palestinian Uber driver in L.A. kicks 2 Jewish women out of his car | The Jerusalem post

The driver, named Mustafa, asked the women where they were coming from after they sat in the back seat.

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Why Anti-Zionism Worse than Anti-Semitism | Jewish Journal

I always get suspicious when I hear someone flaunt their pro-Israel credentials by saying, “I firmly believe in Israel’s right to exist.” Gee, thanks. I firmly believe in your right to exist, too.

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UCLA Student Gov’t Passes Resolution Defending SJP From Antisemitism Claims | Jewish & Israel News

The entrance of UCLA. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Student government representatives at the University of California, Los Angeles, passed a resolution …

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UCLA Guest Lecturer Calls Zionists White Supremacists

During a guest lecture to a UCLA anthropology class on May 14, San Francisco State University Arab and Muslim Ethnicities...

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Israel Sign Defaced With Palestinian Slogans at UC San Diego Amid Reported Rise in ‘Hate Vandalism’ | Jewish & I

The defaced Israel sign at the University of California San Diego. Photo: Tritons For Israel. A sign celebrating Israel at …

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Rashida Tlaib's Lies Remind Us Why Israel Must Exist

The Palestinian tragedy is self-perpetuating. And it is led by people like Rashida Tlaib, who are unable to come to terms with history.

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Israelis Stand in Silence to Remember Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism

An IDF soldier and a friend stand still as a one-minute siren marking Memorial Day is sounded across Israel, at …

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Rabbi Wounded in Deadly California Synagogue Shooting Thanked in Delta in-flight Announcement

Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, injured in the recent shooting at the Congregation Chabad synagogue in Poway, California, speaks as US President …

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Civilian Death Toll Rises to 4 as More Than 600 Gaza Rockets Slam Israeli Cities

The scene where a 58-year-old man was killed Saturday night by shrapnel when his house in Ashkelon was hit by …

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On Yom Hashoah - look for YOUR name in the Yad Vashem database, and light a candle for you

To make the Shoah a little more real for you, look up your (Hebrew) name in the Yad Vashem database of Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

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Poway and the Struggle for America’s Soul - Insight & Commentary

If you’re a Jew in America today, there’s a good chance you’re concerned.

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Bret Stephens: A Despicable Cartoon in The Times

The paper of record needs to reflect deeply on how it came to publish anti-Semitic propaganda.

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First Swastikas, Then Synagogue Attack: US No Safe Haven for Israeli Family

A candlelight vigil is held at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church for victims of a shooting incident at the Congregation …

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Off Duty Border Patrol Agent Shot At Synagogue Shooter, Prevented 'Much Worse Tragedy' | Daily Wire

An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent reportedly opened fire on a suspect who attacked a synagogue in California on Saturday and prevented a "much worse tragedy."