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Ireland Pressed to Affirm Opposition to BDS

ADL called on Ireland to reiterate its opposition to boycotts of Israel in response to academic, cultural boycott adopted by Teachers' UnionArutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2013, 9:07 PM

Wave of Anti-Semitic Graffiti Hits Massachusetts

A wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hit several locations in Massachusetts over the weekend, as officials vow to mount vigorous investigation.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/9/2013, 4:13 PM

Video: 'Imagine a World Without Hate'

ADL 'Imagines a World Without Hate'-- one in which hate crimes against Yitzchak Rabin, Anne Frank and Martin Luther King did not take place.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/24/2013, 5:57 PM

'No Honor' For Egyptian 'Woman of Courage'

ADL welcomes decision to defer awarding Women of Courage Award to Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim following anti-Semitic tweets.Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/8/2013, 11:18 AM

ADL Praises Swift Response to Racism, KKK Sighting

ADL expresses outrage over reports of racism and at Oberlin college and praises faculty's swift response in condemning the hateful acts.Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/6/2013, 5:21 PM

ADL Welcomes Indictments in NJ Synagogue Attacks

ADL welcomes indictment against two individuals in a series of attacks targeting synagogues in Bergen County, New Jersey.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/3/2013, 11:41 AM

Joan Rivers Won't Apologize for Holocaust Joke

Joan Rivers has no intention of apologizing for her joke about the Holocaust which the ADL said was "vulgar and hideous."Elad Benari, Canada, 3/1/2013, 11:09 PM

'Joan Rivers Must Apologize for Vulgar Remarks'

Commenting on model's fashion choice, Joan Rivers said, “last time a German looked this hot was when they were pushing Jews into the ovens."Arutz Sheva staff, 2/28/2013, 12:15 AM

Neo-Nazi Parties Pose 'Alarming Setbacks'

Anti-Defamation League urges United States Congress to mobilize a united voice against the return of political anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/27/2013, 8:30 PM

ADL Slams 'Not Remotely Funny' Oscars Sketch

“While we have come to expect inappropriate ‘Jews control Hollywood’ jokes...the Oscars was offensive and not remotely funny,” said ADL. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/26/2013, 3:48 PM

Poll: 38 Percent of Americans Oppose Hagel

A new poll has shown that 38 percent of Americans hold an unfavorable opinion of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/21/2013, 10:00 PM

Italian President Awarded for 'Stand Against Evil'

President of Italy honored for "uncompromising, unequivocal stand against evil of anti-Semitism" in Washington, D.C. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/17/2013, 3:00 PM

Galliano's 'Hassidic Garb' a ‘Complete Distortion’

New York Post story accusing fashion designer John Galliano of dressing in Hasidic garb, is “a complete distortion,” says ADL. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/14/2013, 7:52 PM

Savior of Thousands of Jews Honored Posthumously

Varian Fry, an American journalist responsible for aiding thousands of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust, was honored posthumously. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/13/2013, 4:54 PM

Belgian Nazi Parade Makes Mockery of Holocaust

ADL expressed outrage that participants in UNESCO-affiliated festival dressed as Nazis and paraded through the streets of Belgium. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/13/2013, 2:20 PM

Detroit Auschwitz Sign 'Malicious Act' of Hatred

ADL expresses outrage over 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Auschwitz sign at Packard Plant in Detroit.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/7/2013, 11:11 PM

US Law Enforcement Officials Train in Israel

A delegation of law enforcement executives from the United States is participating in a counter-terrorism training program in Israel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/30/2013, 5:23 PM

‘Inspiring’ Hitler Apps on Android Google Play

Google’s app store for Androids is offering products featuring information for those who seek the “inspiration” of Adolf Hitler.Chana Ya'ar, 1/17/2013, 2:34 PM

Resignation of 'Unacceptable' Morsi Aide Welcomed

ADL welcomes resignation of adviser to Egyptian President Morsi who called for Jews of Egyptian descent to return to Egypt, "leave Israel".Rachel Hirshfeld, 1/8/2013, 6:02 PM

NJDC 'Confident' Hagel Will Follow Obama's Lead

The National Jewish Democratic Council issued a statement saying it is confident that Chuck Hagel will follow Obama's "pro-Israel" lead. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/7/2013, 8:48 PM

Austrian Leader Warns of Rise in Anti-Semitism

The leader of Vienna's Jewish community has warned that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the country has doubled over the past year.Rachel Hirshfeld, 1/7/2013, 6:48 PM

Hungary Takes Actions to Penalize Hate Speech

ADL welcomes Hungarian government's approval of an amendment to hold MPs accountable for hateful remarks.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/24/2012, 4:45 AM

Turkish Jews Probed for Aiding IDF, Sparking Alarm

Turkey launched an investigation into five citizens it believes collaborated with Israel during the Marmara incident, sparking alarm.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/19/2012, 6:09 PM

ADL Launches Educational Campaign to Combat Hate

ADL embarks on a Centennial Year educational campaign to provide individuals with tools to better combat anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/19/2012, 1:43 AM

ADL Denounces 'Deeply Disturbing' Columbia U. Post

ADL calls on Columbia University to condemn "deeply disturbing" Facebook post by Palestine Studies program director. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/16/2012, 11:45 PM

German Ruling 'Milestone' in Religious Freedom

Jewish groups have praised the decision by the German Parliament to allow religious circumcision.Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/13/2012, 7:27 PM

NY City Council Asks: 'Jew Representing NYC?'

A NY City Council hopeful asks constituents: “A White/Jewish City Council Member representing Upper Manhattan?” Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/2/2012, 1:19 PM

Jewish Groups Blast 'Pyrrhic' UN Resolution

The UN has handed the PA "a pyrrhic public relations victory," asserts ADL; NCYI. Agudah laud countries opposed, WJC notes Nov. 29 date.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/30/2012, 12:08 PM

Gaza Conflict has 'Reignited Anti-Israel Passions'

Anti-Israel protests include comparisons of Israelis to Nazis, accusations that Jewish state tries to perpetrate “another Holocaust."Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/27/2012, 2:07 PM

Norway Lambasted for Substantiating Anti-Semitism

Jewish groups have harshly criticized Norway's King Harald V for his decision to award a royal service medal to notorious anti-Semite.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/14/2012, 7:50 AM

College Jewish Center Scrawled with Crude Graffiti

“Crude and hateful” graffiti was scrawled on the back door of the Jewish Life House at liberal arts college in Massachusetts.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/13/2012, 4:07 PM

ADL Urges 'New Day of Civility and Compromise'

In aftermath of divisive election, the ADL called on political leaders in Washington to strive for "a new day of civility and compromise".Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/8/2012, 5:48 PM

Clinton Indirectly Legitimizing Neo-Nazi Party?

Clinton under fire for indirectly legitimizing Ukrainian opposition party that entered into a parliamentary alliance with neo-Nazi party.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/6/2012, 12:20 PM

Ban Ki-Moon Urged to Rescind Biased Falk Report

ADL has called on U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to rescind his preliminary endorsement of Richard Falk's biased report against Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/25/2012, 10:12 AM

ADL Blasts EU's One-Sided Criticism of Israel

The Anti-Defamation League blasted the European Union for its one-sided criticism of Israel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/25/2012, 1:44 AM

7 Jewish Groups Withdraw from Interfaith Dialogue

Seven Jewish groups pulled out of a interfaith dialogue, in response to letter sent to Congres accusing israel of human rights violations. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/18/2012, 3:02 PM

ADL Slams Twitter Over Wave of Hate Messages

ADL released a statement slamming Twitter after repeated use of the hashtag "a good jew" prompted a barrage of anti-Semitic messages.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/18/2012, 12:14 PM

Anti-Gay Nazi Analogy 'Trivializes History'

Two leading anti-gay activists compared "homosexual activists" to Nazis, claiming they demonize Christians as "Nazis used to do to Jews." Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/17/2012, 1:45 PM

'Concert Against Hate' Remembers Acts of Courage

Thousands gathered at the Kennedy Center for an evening of music and testimonials about acts of courage in confronting extremism.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/17/2012, 12:23 PM

ADL Pulls Out of Dialogue Due to 'Outrageous Bias'

ADL has withdrawn from a national interfaith dialogue in response to “a serious breach of trust” by Christian leaders attending meeting.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/11/2012, 2:02 PM

Full-Page Ad in NYT Warns of New Blood Libels

The ADL published a full-page ad in The New York Times warning of the anti-Semitic lies that have spread as a result of anti-Islamic film.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/7/2012, 10:04 AM

Terrorist Groups, Hate Signs: There's App for That

ADL launches new app that will enable law enforcement officers to access information on hate symbols and terrorist organizations.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/30/2012, 3:01 PM

Jews Fear 'Blood Libel' Over Anti-Islam Film

Jewish groups are expressing fear of "another blood libel" against Jews stemming from anti-Islam film that allegedly sparked recent protestsRachel Hirshfeld , 9/16/2012, 11:40 AM

'Kill the Jews' Spray-painted in New Jersey

Residents of a neighborhood in Monmouth Heights, NJ, awoke on Thursday to find swastikas and hate-filled slogans.Elad Benari, 9/9/2012, 5:24 AM

ADL: 'Hitler' Shop 'Perverse Abuse of History'

The ADL has called on the owner of the "Hitler" garment shop in India to change store name.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/2/2012, 3:49 PM

ADL: 'Think Security' During High Holidays

ADL is reaching out to synagogues and Jewish communities across the country, providing them with security information prior to High HolidaysRachel Hirshfeld , 8/30/2012, 8:03 PM

Police: Religion Not Motive in Michigan Attack

Police said they do not believe that the attack against Zachary Tennen, a Jewish student from Michigan, was an anti-Semitic hate crime. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/30/2012, 6:25 PM

ADL 'Horrified' by Anti-Semitic Hate Crime

The ADL expressed outrage over the alleged anti-Semitic hate crime that occurred yesterday against Jewish student.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/29/2012, 5:18 PM

Defying Israel, UN Chief Confirms Tehran Trip

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend Iran for NAM summit, defying objections from Israel, US and Jewish groups to boycott the event.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/23/2012, 1:14 PM

Justice at Last for "Portugese Dreyfus"

It took 75 years,but finally at the end of July 2012 an act of grave injustice and anti-Semitism has been corrected.Kevin Zdiara, 8/22/2012, 3:14 AM

Austrian Leader's 'Anti-Semitic Cartoon' Draws Ire

A far-right Austrian politician came under fire Monday after posting a cartoon on Facebook, likened to anti-Semitic Nazi propaganda.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/21/2012, 10:01 AM

Comedian's Likening of Cosco to Nazis 'Offensive'

Joan Rivers created a disturbance, comparing Cosco wholesale store to the Nazi party. ADL calls remarks "deeply offensive." Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/12/2012, 6:29 PM

Sova Says Holocaust Remarks Were 'Wrong'

Romanian minister Dan Sova said Friday that his remarks denying the Holocaust were "completely wrong.” Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/12/2012, 9:03 AM

ADL: Sova Must Apologize for Holocaust Denial

The ADL has urged the Romanian government to make a more substantial impact in fighting anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/9/2012, 3:09 PM

Carter to Address DNC, Despite Jewish Objections

Jimmy Carter has been granted prime-time speaking slot at the upcoming Democratic National Convention, despite objections from Jewish groupsRachel Hirshfeld, 8/8/2012, 12:00 PM

Ramadan Broadcasts 'Rife with Anti-Semitic Themes'

Popular television specials airing during Ramadan are "rife with anti-Semitic themes and expressions of hatred for Israel," according to ADLRachel Hirshfeld , 8/6/2012, 10:03 AM

ADL Slams Comparison of Exile Camp to Auschwitz

Lawmakers accused US, Iraqi leaders of being responsible for atrocious conditions of Iranian exiles, with one making comparison to AuschwitzRachel Hirshfeld , 8/5/2012, 4:09 PM