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Staten Island Jews rally against growing antisemitism

The rally coincided with a student walkout, marking the second such event within two weeks at Wagner High School, aimed at supporting teachers, students, staff, and Jewish individuals facing discrimination on public school campuses.

Staten Island Jews rally against growing antisemitism

ADL: Colleges and universities failing to fight antisemitism

Anti-Defamation League releases 'report card' on efforts to fight antisemitism on campus, says most schools still not doing the basics to protect Jewish students

ADL: Colleges and universities failing to fight antisemitism

Cornell student pleads guilty to threats to shoot Jewish students

Lawyer for student who posted threats to shoot, stab students in campus kosher dining hall says posts were misguided attempts to draw attention to Hamas atrocities.

Cornell student pleads guilty to threats to shoot Jewish students

South Africa politician vows to 'immediately' close Jewish school

Western Cape Land Party candidate Mehmet Vefa Dag says his first act as premier will be to close Cape Town United Herzlia Schools, blames divine wrath at support for Israel for storm damage.

South Africa politician vows to 'immediately' close Jewish school

DoE opens Title VI investigation against Princeton University

Princeton joins list of Ivy Leagues under Title VI antisemitism investigation, against the wishes of its Jewish leaders.

DoE opens Title VI investigation against Princeton University

US lawmakers introduce bill to combat domestic antisemitism

ADL praises bipartisan Countering Antisemitism Act, introduced in wake of 337% rise in antisemitic incidents following October 7, as 'historic.'

US lawmakers introduce bill to combat domestic antisemitism

Germany:

Outpouring of support after Molotov cocktail hurled at synagogue

Synagogue in Oldenburg, Germany, is targeted with Molotov cocktail; hundreds rally in solidarity with Jewish community.

Outpouring of support after Molotov cocktail hurled at synagogue

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Good Evening Malmö: Antisemitism at Eurovision host city

Israeli Channel 12’s visit to the host city for the Eurovision reveals disturbing hatred, violent antisemitism, and one astonishing warning ahead of Europe’s biggest evening.

Good Evening Malmö: Antisemitism at Eurovision host city

White House condemns 'death to America' Dearborn rally

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre says President Biden condemns all violent rhetoric when asked about anti-America, anti-Israel rally in Michigan, does not say Biden will condemn it himself.

White House condemns 'death to America' Dearborn rally

Theater caves to anti-Israel pressure, is forced to keep its word

Court orders Philadelphia theater to screen Israeli film that it had cancelled in the face of protests.

Theater caves to anti-Israel pressure, is forced to keep its word

Moldova:

Chief Rabbi attacked at entrance to synagogue

Jewish community in Moldova is extremely distraught after the local rabbi was verbally attacked at the entrance to the Great Synagogue.

Chief Rabbi attacked at entrance to synagogue

'Death to Israel, death to America' chanted at Dearborn rally

Calls for destruction of Israel and the US made by speakers and demonstrators at Al Quds Day rally in Michigan.

'Death to Israel, death to America' chanted at Dearborn rally

Columbia University:

Four students suspended over anti-Israel event

Columbia suspends students for ‘Resistance 101’ event where speakers praised Hamas.

Four students suspended over anti-Israel event

Six years after arrest:

Neo-Nazi stands trial for murder

After many delays, Sam Woodward, member of a Neo-Nazi group who was arrested in 2018, will stand trial in southern California for murdering his Jewish classmate

Neo-Nazi stands trial for murder

Survey:

Only 1 in 4 British Muslims believe Hamas murdered, raped

New poll shows 24% of Muslims in the UK believe Hamas atrocities occurred on October 7, compared to 62% of the general population.

Only 1 in 4 British Muslims believe Hamas murdered, raped

Orwell 2024

In '1984,' George Orwell chose a Jew to be the maligned collective enemy of all 'right-thinkers.' The global response to October 7 has proved this to be true. Op Ed

Orwell 2024

Death announcement claims: Aid worker was killed in Jewish attack

Parents of World Central Kitchen employee Jacob Flickinger criticize IDF, claim that if strike was a mistake, IDF is 'extremely incompetent.'

Death announcement claims: Aid worker was killed in Jewish attack

Reversing previous trend:

NYPD reports spike in antisemitic crimes

NYPD reports 43 antisemitic incidents in the five boroughs last month, more than double the 17 reported in February.

NYPD reports spike in antisemitic crimes

Dov Hikind to Arutz Sheva:

'It’s time to stand up and be proud Jews. We need leadership'

Former NY State Assemblyman and founder of Americans Against Antisemitism talks to Arutz Sheva about Israel-US relations, antisemitism in the US, upcoming presidential elections, and more.

'It’s time to stand up and be proud Jews. We need leadership'

Germany:

National soccer team redesigning numeral to avoid runic 'S'

Germany will redesign the numbers on its national soccer jersey after realizing they look like a Nazi symbol.

National soccer team redesigning numeral to avoid runic 'S'

Nearly a century later:

NEJM faces its implicit support of Nazi policies

Leading American medical journal faces down its own history of endorsing Nazi race science.

NEJM faces its implicit support of Nazi policies

Francesca Albanese claims IDF deliberately killed aid workers

UN special rapporteur who denied October 7 massacre was antisemitic and that Israel has a right to self-defense against Hamas claims without evidence that the strike which killed 7 WCK workers was not an accident.

Francesca Albanese claims IDF deliberately killed aid workers

UJA Federation NY:

In the face of rising antisemitism - incredible Jewish resilience

Senior vice president for community strategy and external relations at UJA Federation of New York Hindy Poupko spoke to Arutz Sheva about the organization's efforts at home and abroad to fight for Israel and NY's Jews.

In the face of rising antisemitism - incredible Jewish resilience

New poll shows:

Most Muslims don't notice discrimination against Jews

Most Americans and nearly all American Jews say antisemitism has risen since Oct. 7, survey finds.

Most Muslims don't notice discrimination against Jews

Europe's antisemitism is the new appeasement

Europeans, once again flaunting a barely buried antisemitism, vainly seek to appease the insidious minorities waiting to replace them. Opinion.

Europe's antisemitism is the new appeasement

London police officer:

'Swastikas need to be taken in context'

Metropolitan Police under fire after officer filmed stating swastikas displayed at pro-Hamas protests are not necessarily antisemitic in defense of police refusal to take action.

'Swastikas need to be taken in context'

Protecting the synagogue:

Pro, anti-Israel protesters clash outside NJ synagogue

About 1,000 counterprotesters gather outside Teaneck synagogue to protect it during event featuring speakers from the ZAKA organization from pro-Hamas protesters.

Pro, anti-Israel protesters clash outside NJ synagogue

Pennsylvania: Two synagogues defaced with antisemitic graffiti

Officials condemn antisemitic and anti-Israel vandalism at 2 Philadelphia-area synagogues.

Pennsylvania: Two synagogues defaced with antisemitic graffiti

Anti-Israel activists target NJ synagogue to protest ZAKA

Pro-Hamas protestors to once again gather outside a Teaneck synagogue to accuse Israeli volunteer search, rescue and burial organization of 'lies' about Hamas atrocities on October 7.

Anti-Israel activists target NJ synagogue to protest ZAKA

When my Grandfather was 13

My grandfather's Bar Mitzva was right after the horrific Night of the Long Knives. No one came to shul. Is that what my daughter has to look forward to or is there hope? Op-ed.

When my Grandfather was 13

Matisyahu to Arutz Sheva:

Oppositional force lights my spark, my Jewish flames

The singer Matisyahu tells how antisemitism in the world has brought Jews to identify even more strongly with Israel.

Oppositional force lights my spark, my Jewish flames

Michael Rapaport:

'More connected to Judaism and Israel then ever before'

Actor Michael Rapaport speaks to Arutz Sheva, expresses his 'extreme disappointment that in New York City, where I'm from, where I was born and raised, it has become acceptable to taunt, harass and openly be anti-Jewish.'

'More connected to Judaism and Israel then ever before'

Israel’s isolation is caused by antisemitism, not bad policies

The answer to the Jewish state’s diplomatic dilemma is victory. Heeding the world’s demands to stop the war and let Hamas win will only make it worse. Opinion.

Israel’s isolation is caused by antisemitism, not bad policies

Spain: Locals say 'Kill Jews' cocktail not antisemitic

In the Spanish town of León, locals toast Easter with a ‘Kill Jews’ cocktail.

Spain: Locals say 'Kill Jews' cocktail not antisemitic

Moving:

Matisyahu sings amidst October 7th wreckage

The new song 'Ascent' is intended to be a social commentary on the perpetual struggle against antisemitism.

Matisyahu sings amidst October 7th wreckage

A Wave of Bills to Define Antisemitism Are on the Table in the US

Given all the problems in the Middle East currently, there is increasing concern about antisemitism across the country.

A Wave of Bills to Define Antisemitism Are on the Table in the US

Major US Jewish groups object to federal security funding cuts

'These funds are not just grants; they are lifelines that have fortified vital institutions against hate and violence,' Jewish groups stress.

Major US Jewish groups object to federal security funding cuts

Shameless:

Pic by man who accompanied Oct. 7 terrorists wins award

Photograph by AP photographer who crossed border with Hamas terrorists depicting terrorists celebrating over body of Shani Louk wins POY photojournalism competition's Team Picture Story of the Year.

Pic by man who accompanied Oct. 7 terrorists wins award

Rutgers added to House probe of campus antisemitism

House Education Committee says it has sent a letter to Rutgers University requesting information regarding its handling of antisemitism on campus.

Rutgers added to House probe of campus antisemitism

Shunning - active and passive

While Jews in Israel fight an active military and terrorist war, Jews in the Diaspora fight a culture war which is getting harder and harder to win. Op-ed.

Shunning - active and passive

Stop the March Madness now!

March Madness involves basketball. This March, our beloved Israel, and World Jewry, are suffering a different and far-more insidious madness, called antisemitism. Op-ed.

Stop the March Madness now!

NY Jets star apologizes for saying Jews 'run the world'

New York Jets star Sauce Gardner says his ‘intentions were positive’ when he said that Jews ‘run the world,’ thanks those who ‘took the time to educate’ him.

NY Jets star apologizes for saying Jews 'run the world'

US white supremacist propaganda hit historic high in 2023

ADL reports national average of 20 incidents per day; 30 percent increase in antisemitic propaganda.

US white supremacist propaganda hit historic high in 2023

Following antisemitic incident:

Title VI investigation opened into UC Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara, where Jewish student president was accused of supporting ‘genocide,’ is subject of new Title VI investigation.

Title VI investigation opened into UC Santa Barbara

Steven Spielberg warns:

'Jews may again have to fight for right to be Jewish'

Acclaimed Jewish director warns post-October 7 antisemitism shows history may be repeating itself in dark ways at Shoah Foundation event at University of Southern California.

'Jews may again have to fight for right to be Jewish'

Holocaust education:

In New York, private tours aim to combat antisemitism

The Museum of Jewish Heritage seeks to educate more college-age visitors about the Holocaust, starting with a private tour for CUNY students.

In New York, private tours aim to combat antisemitism

UC Berkeley to monitor anti-Israel protest

Ending his sit-in, UC Berkeley professor says campus response to antisemitism has improved.

UC Berkeley to monitor anti-Israel protest

Amid uptick in antisemitism at home

UK assumes IHRA presidency

The theme of the UK presidency is 'In Plain Sight,' drawing attention to the fact that the Holocaust did not happen in a dark corner.

UK assumes IHRA presidency

Graffiti at NY college: 'Hitler, please come back'

Queens College Hillel calls pro-Hitler graffiti a threat to student safety, demands action from administration.

Graffiti at NY college: 'Hitler, please come back'

The truth about Antisemitism is hard for Jews to accept

October 7th demonstrates the cause of Jew-hatred.

The truth about Antisemitism is hard for Jews to accept

Czech Amb:

'World hasn't learned lessons of Holocaust'

Czech Ambassador to Israel Veronika Kuchynova Smigolova condemns rush to blame Israel for war started by Hamas, says 'eruption' of global antisemitism shocked her.

'World hasn't learned lessons of Holocaust'

Due to 'security concerns':

Canada theater cancels Jewish film festival

Canadian Jewish federation ‘dismayed’ by theater’s decision to postpone Jewish film festival over security fears.

Canada theater cancels Jewish film festival

Massachusetts:

Anti-Israel vandalism being investigated as hate crimes

Police in Newton, Massachusetts, investigating string of vandalism targeting pro-Israel homes as hate crimes.

Anti-Israel vandalism being investigated as hate crimes

Title VI resolution:

District to improve anti-bias training

Department of Education reaches resolution with Utah school district over reports of antisemitism.

District to improve anti-bias training

Netanyahu as vampire

Canadian newspaper publishes antisemitic cartoon

Quebec-based newspaper La Presse criticized for publishing caricature of Netanyahu as the vampire in the movie Nosferatu.

Canadian newspaper publishes antisemitic cartoon

European Jewish Congress:

'EU, UN leaders must cease 1-sided Israel-bashing'

The European Jewish Congress warned that the "constant stream" of anti-Israel invective from the EU and UN is a main contributor to global outbreak of antisemitism.

'EU, UN leaders must cease 1-sided Israel-bashing'

Foreign Minister Katz to World Jewry:

Form a unified global front against antisemitism

In an open letter to the Jews of the worldת Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Israel Katz calls for unity to battle antisemitism, the vilification of Israel and Jews worldwide across all media fronts.

Form a unified global front against antisemitism

ADL unveils:

New online antisemitism course for teens

Four-part digital learning experience unravels complexities of antisemitism, helps students to identify and challenge bias.

New online antisemitism course for teens

NYC:

Outpouring of support for vandalized kosher cafe

UWS residents clean up after Effy’s, a neighborhood kosher cafe, is hit with anti-Israel graffiti.

Outpouring of support for vandalized kosher cafe

Cincinnati:

'Save Ireland from the Jews' signs cause outrage

Antisemitic signs hung over overpass during St. Patrick's Day parade in Cincinnati, Ohio.

'Save Ireland from the Jews' signs cause outrage