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Accosted by a hater: What would you do?

Accosted by a hater: What would you do?

How to balance duty to our own safety and that of those in our care with defending our integrity if there is an antisemitic attack? Op-ed.Ben Cohen, 04/09/2021 21:07
London police arrest man following five anti-Semitic assaults

London police arrest man following five anti-Semitic assaults

28-year old suspect in police custody under suspicion of committing five racially motivated attacks.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 22:08
UNWRA head admits PA textbooks contain anti-Semitism and glorification of terrorism

UNWRA head admits PA textbooks contain anti-Semitism and glorification of terrorism

During EU committee hearing, UNWRA chief says the issue needs to be addressed but is criticized for being short on details.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 21:20
NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

Westfield has been the target of multiple swastika vandalism incidents over the last few years.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 20:01
Paris trial opens for 93-year old Jean-Marie Le Pen accused of anti-Semitic incitement

Paris trial opens for 93-year old Jean-Marie Le Pen accused of anti-Semitic incitement

Far right party founder will not appear in person at trial over accusations he made anti-Semitic comment towards French pop singer.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 23:00
New Jewish advocacy org launches initiative to combat campus anti-Semitism

New Jewish advocacy org launches initiative to combat campus anti-Semitism

The Abraham Global Peace Initiative has launched “Campus Declaration Against Antisemitism” to empower students to speak up for their rights.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 16:03
State Department staff call on Blinken to fire employee behind offensive blog

State Department staff call on Blinken to fire employee behind offensive blog

Letter by over 70 Jewish staff members of State Department decries colleague's blog that contains hateful statements about Jews.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 22:56
Angela Merkel awarded prize for working to combat anti-Semitism

Angela Merkel awarded prize for working to combat anti-Semitism

German chancellor awarded Buber-Rosenzweig Medal for fostering Jewish-Christian dialogue and fighting discrimination against Jews.Dan Verbin, 31/08/2021 22:13
Unidentified man who assaulted 5 Jews in London may be from Yorkshire

Unidentified man who assaulted 5 Jews in London may be from Yorkshire

Police using man's "northern accent" as a clue in the search to identify and arrest him.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 23:00
Three sentenced for Ohio anti-Semitic incident

Three sentenced for Ohio anti-Semitic incident

Anti-Semitic and swastika graffiti scrawled on a series of building over six-day period in 2020.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 19:19
French woman arrested for yelling "Heil Hitler" at Jewish family on Shabbat

French woman arrested for yelling "Heil Hitler" at Jewish family on Shabbat

Woman who reversed car up to family and yelled Nazi salute along with calling Jews "the shame of France" faces prison term and large fine.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 18:25
Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

The latest candidate to be targeted is Doug Kobayashi, who is running for a riding on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 16:36
Public School educators’ obsessive hatred of Israel

Public School educators’ obsessive hatred of Israel

Lesson plans that stoke and institutionalize anti-Semitism and demonize the Jewish state. Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 30/08/2021 08:41
UK uni at center of anti-Semitism scandal mocked on social media

UK uni at center of anti-Semitism scandal mocked on social media

University of Bristol asks Twitter users what it is famous for and ends up with a backlash for its failure to tackle campus anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/08/2021 23:08
Swastika spray painted on Jewish family's garage in Cape Code, Massachusetts

Swastika spray painted on Jewish family's garage in Cape Code, Massachusetts

Jewish residents worry the incident might be written off as a prank by kids the way similar anti-Semitic graffiti has been in the past.Dan Verbin, 27/08/2021 17:22
Founder of French website listing high profile Jews facing multiple charges

Founder of French website listing high profile Jews facing multiple charges

Since removed website "I am everywhere" listed figures it claimed where Jewish, and referenced anti-Semitic WWII publication.Dan Verbin, 27/08/2021 15:38
Suspect in stabbing of Boston rabbi to face nine indictments

Suspect in stabbing of Boston rabbi to face nine indictments

Alleged attacker to face multiple counts of assault, battery and violating his victim's constitutional rights.Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 22:58
Jewish New Mexico couple targeted with burning cross in their yard

Jewish New Mexico couple targeted with burning cross in their yard

Newly arrived couple victims of KKK hate symbol attack, police investigating whether hate crime occurred.Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 19:36
Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Liberal candidate for Surrey, British Columbia riding called vandalism of his sign "intolerable."Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 18:01
AJC speaks to US secretaries of state combating about anti-Semitism

AJC speaks to US secretaries of state combating about anti-Semitism

Jewish advocacy group focused on understanding anti-Semitic tropes and symbols and how to protect Jews and build community coalitions.Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 23:00
Report: Far right groups on TikTok using music to get around hate content regulations

Report: Far right groups on TikTok using music to get around hate content regulations

Extremist users posting anti-Semitic content using musical backgrounds and video effects to fool algorithms that detect hate propaganda.Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 22:33
Kraft family partnering with NY advocacy group to fight anti-Semitism

Kraft family partnering with NY advocacy group to fight anti-Semitism

Foundation to Combat Antisemitism joining forces with JewBelong for "Together we beat hate."Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 22:03
B'nai Brith calls out Canadian uni for course on anti-Semitism taught by anti-Zionist prof

B'nai Brith calls out Canadian uni for course on anti-Semitism taught by anti-Zionist prof

B’nai Brith Canada still concerned about risk updated, new course will "promote hostility toward Jews."Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 22:59
NBA player Meyers Leonard speaks about the need for anti-Semitism education

NBA player Meyers Leonard speaks about the need for anti-Semitism education

During ADL virtual seminar, Leonard talks about the March controversy that led him to begin speaking out against anti-Semitism and hate.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 19:06
Simon Wiesenthal Prize honors individuals fighting anti-Semitism

Simon Wiesenthal Prize honors individuals fighting anti-Semitism

New prize, created by the Austrian parliament, will also be awarded for a commitment to Holocaust education.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 18:05
Jewish man slapped at Florida pool in front of his five children in alleged hate crime

Jewish man slapped at Florida pool in front of his five children in alleged hate crime

Man confronts husband of woman who used anti-Semitic slur against another woman and is assaulted, police considering hate crime charges.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 15:52
Ontario teachers union adopts resolution to combat anti-Semitism

Ontario teachers union adopts resolution to combat anti-Semitism

With anti-Semitism at record levels, elementary teachers union has resolved to “establish a task force to combat anti-Semitism in Ontario.”Dan Verbin, 23/08/2021 18:47
Defund Hillel? Defund Rutgers.

Defund Hillel? Defund Rutgers.

Rutgers will likely continue to sit on its hands and allow blatant antisemitism on campus. The larger Jewish community must not do so.Op-edEric Ruskin, 23/08/2021 11:06
Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Torrance police, rocked by earlier scandal involving swastika placed on impounded car, dealing with behavior city's mayor calls "sickening."Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/08/2021 22:04
Australian Jewish org calls on government to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australian Jewish org calls on government to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council says that endorsement would send a message about combating all forms of anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 20/08/2021 17:42
Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

This week has seen the Jewish community targeted multiple times, with signs, a synagogue, baseball field, school and parked car defaced.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 22:42
Scottish first minister promises to tackle rising anti-Semitism

Scottish first minister promises to tackle rising anti-Semitism

Meeting with Scottish Jewish leaders, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reiterates her commitment to combating Jew-hatred in Scotland.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 17:00
UK Jewish org calls for suspension of Bristol prof under investigation

UK Jewish org calls for suspension of Bristol prof under investigation

Board of Deputies calls on University of Bristol to suspend prof pending outcome of investigation into comments made about Jewish students.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 16:37
Maine lawmakers release letter denouncing anti-Semitism

Maine lawmakers release letter denouncing anti-Semitism

Letter comes after a state representative is accused of speaking at an event blamed for spreading anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 15:53
Melbourne hospital fires employee for 'abhorrent' anti-Semitism

Melbourne hospital fires employee for 'abhorrent' anti-Semitism

An employee at a Melbourne hospital was so angry at an illegal engagement party hosted by Jews, he wished them death in the gas chambers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 13:48
American Jewish Committee speaks to US mayors about anti-Semitism

American Jewish Committee speaks to US mayors about anti-Semitism

Virtual training session provides mayors with concrete steps to tackle anti-Semitism coming from the left, right and religious extremists.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 21:36
Canadian city launches police unit to tackle anti-Semitism, hate

Canadian city launches police unit to tackle anti-Semitism, hate

Hamilton, Ontario's Hate Crime Case Review Team will partner police with community agencies to review cases and draft recommendations.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 19:54
NBA player Meyers Leonard to speak at event discussing education to combat anti-Semitism

NBA player Meyers Leonard to speak at event discussing education to combat anti-Semitism

After scandal involving anti-Semitic slur, NBA free agent is now speaking up about the need for anti-Semitism education.Dan Verbin, 16/08/2021 15:52
Chinese state media organ slammed for anti-Semitic cartoon of Sec of State Anthony Blinken

Chinese state media organ slammed for anti-Semitic cartoon of Sec of State Anthony Blinken

Caricature depicts Blinken with oversized Jewish nose, horns, US flag on his back and secret control of the World Health Organization.Dan Verbin, Canada, 13/08/2021 23:04
Holocaust survivors call for legislators to oppose California ethnic studies bill

Holocaust survivors call for legislators to oppose California ethnic studies bill

Holocaust survivors and descendants sign letter urging Jewish legislators in California not to back curriculum accused of anti-Jewish bias.Dan Verbin, 13/08/2021 16:42
When the Jew-bashers are Jews

When the Jew-bashers are Jews

Their values turn Jewish principles on their heads, and their Israel-bashing is a thin veneer for a hatred of Jews or Judaism itself. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 13/08/2021 07:06
Central American nations come together to combat anti-Semitism

Central American nations come together to combat anti-Semitism

The inaugural Central America Forum issued a declaration to take a stand against anti-Semitism and expressed solidarity with Israel.Dan Verbin, 12/08/2021 18:05
Anti-Semitism has helped destroy Lebanon

Anti-Semitism has helped destroy Lebanon

It’s worth asking how the Levantine state got into its current predicament. Op-ed.Sean Durns, 12/08/2021 07:13
Report: Corporate America receives failing grade on anti-Semitism

Report: Corporate America receives failing grade on anti-Semitism

Antisemitism in Corporate American 2021 survey concludes corporate America must do more to combat Jew-hatred.Dan Verbin, 11/08/2021 15:53
US Jewish org launches first ever incubator for young Jews combating anti-Semitism

US Jewish org launches first ever incubator for young Jews combating anti-Semitism

Based on the Silicon Valley model, AJC's incubator will foster innovative ideas by young Jews to fight the increase in anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 10/08/2021 20:01
US rep. calls for investigation into Jew-hatred in NYC public schools

US rep. calls for investigation into Jew-hatred in NYC public schools

New York rep. Lee Zeldin urges action after learning of a group of NYC teachers spreading anti-Israel material in their classrooms.Dan Verbin, 09/08/2021 20:12
Canadian Senator Linda Frum resigns to focus on anti-Semitism

Canadian Senator Linda Frum resigns to focus on anti-Semitism

Frum will turn her full attention to community activism to fight the "one hatred that remains socially acceptable still."Dan Verbin, 09/08/2021 16:27
:Not vaccinated:’ How refusal is spreading the virus of antisemitism

:Not vaccinated:’ How refusal is spreading the virus of antisemitism

Like COVID-19, anti-Semitism whipped up during the pandemic, an echo of the medieval slander that Jews spread the Black Death, remains.Op-edBen Cohen, 08/08/2021 05:24
UK radio host jailed for 32 months for anti-Jewish rants

UK radio host jailed for 32 months for anti-Jewish rants

Cornwall man pleaded guilty to eight racial hatred counts for broadcasting "extreme hatred towards Jews" from garage studio.Dan Verbin, Canada, 06/08/2021 20:54
South Korea endorses IHRA working definition of anti-Semitism

South Korea endorses IHRA working definition of anti-Semitism

South Korea becoming the first country in Asia to adopt the IHRA definition is an "important step against hate."Dan Verbin, 06/08/2021 17:30
Canadian Jewish org concerned by extremist speaker at conference

Canadian Jewish org concerned by extremist speaker at conference

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs concerned about speaker at upcoming Muslim youth conference who was banned by Belgium and Italy.Dan Verbin, 06/08/2021 16:05
Report: Majority of social media sites failing to combat anti-Semitism

Report: Majority of social media sites failing to combat anti-Semitism

ADL's 2021 Online Antisemitism Report Card finds that platforms performed at "middling level" when it came to removing Jew-hate.Dan Verbin, 05/08/2021 17:58
UK anti-Semitism at all-time high during first half of  2021

UK anti-Semitism at all-time high during first half of 2021

New report by UK's Community Security Trust records more incidents against Jews in the first half of 2021 than ever recorded.Dan Verbin, 05/08/2021 15:54
Anti-Israel moral anorexia

Anti-Israel moral anorexia

The cognitive war against Israel is being fought by virtue-signaling, lie-promoting progressives. Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 05/08/2021 08:59
German government to give $41.5 million to anti-Semitism research

German government to give $41.5 million to anti-Semitism research

Funds will be used to study the different aspects of anti-Semitism in order to develop the best methods of combating it.Dan Verbin, 04/08/2021 18:27
Canadian gov to fund community initiatives to combat Jew-hatred

Canadian gov to fund community initiatives to combat Jew-hatred

Two programs aimed at tackling anti-Semitism through research and education will receive government Anti-Racism Action Program grants.Dan Verbin, 03/08/2021 21:27
Pakistani TV channel: Anti-semitism ingrained in our country

Pakistani TV channel: Anti-semitism ingrained in our country

An anchor for a Pakistan-based channel says both the Prime Minister & opposition are fervently anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 09:59