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28 months for pouring boiling coffee on Jewish passer-byplayer

Arab sentenced to 28 months in prison for pouring boiling coffee on Jewish passer-by

Attack was uploaded onto TikTok and viewed countless times.

Israel to train social media influencers to combat antisemitism

Israel to train social media influencers to combat antisemitism and anti-Zionism

The “Influencers Project” features young Israeli influencers with a combined social media following of 30 million fans.

Holocaust survivor receives 2,500 cards for her 98th birthday

Holocaust survivor receives 2,500 cards for her 98th birthday

TikTok personality Lily Ebert, who educates about the Holocaust, receives thousands of well wishes in honor of her birthday.

13-year-old Jewish girl rescued from Muslim home in Bolivia

13-year-old Jewish girl rescued from Muslim home in Bolivia

Naomi Lloroff went missing in Buenos Aires after becoming acquainted with a suspect person via TikTok.

TikTok executive: We're not sharing info with Chinese government

TikTok executive: We're not sharing info with Chinese government

TikTok’s head of public policy for the Americas testifies before Senate subcommittee amid concerns over company's handling of data.

Ontario school board condemns anti-Semitic student TikTok video

Ontario school board condemns anti-Semitic TikTok video shot on school grounds

Canadian Jewish org calls video of students making Nazi salutes and chanting "Heil Hitler" a "sad reflection on the state of our society."

Unvaccinated woman in video hospitalized with COVID dies player

Unvaccinated woman in video hospitalized with COVID dies

A TikTok video is circulating on social media of an unvaccinated woman who is in the hospital with COVID, and who has since died.

Bennett talks to young people on TikTok: The battle is close

Bennett talks to young people on TikTok: The battle is close

Prime Minister holds live meeting on TikTok with young people about the return to classes amid the pandemic.

Report: Far right TikTok accounts using music to spread hate

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.

Social media sites failing to remove most anti-Semitic content

Report: Social media sites failing to remove majority of anti-Semitic content

A new report found that major social media sites failed to act on 84% of flagged content featuring Jew hatred or anti-Jewish content.

'We must work together to fight anti-Semitism on social media'

'We must work together to fight anti-Semitism on social media'

Intelligence Minister Elazar Stern meets TikTok executive to discuss how to fight anti-Semitic content on the platform.

New study reveals 912% increase in antisemitic content on TikTok

New study reveals 912% increase in antisemitic content on TikTok

Israeli study finds massive increase in the amount of anti-Semitic content on social media platform in 2021.

Watch: Cambodian authorities confiscate pet lion player

Watch: Cambodian authorities confiscate pet lion

A lion that was illegally smuggled into Cambodia by its Chinese owner and mistreated in captivity filmed being taken away by authorities.

Holocaust survivor's TikToks mobbed with anti-Semitic hate

97-year old Holocaust survivor's TikTok videos mobbed with anti-Semitic hate

Lily Ebert's account used to answer questions about the Holocaust flooded with vile anti-Semitic and pro-Hitler comments.

Melbourne pro-Israel rally threatened by Islamist TikTok video

Planned Melbourne pro-Israel rally threatened by Islamist TikTok video

Rally will go ahead as planned on Sunday with police presence and may change location.

Canadian uni students TikTok vid encourages stabbing of Israelis

Canadian uni students post TikTok vid encouraging stabbing of Israelis

Video by two Wilfred Laurier students, with 4,000+ views, also burns Israeli flag and compares Israel to toilet paper and vomit.

Gantz to Facebook and TikTok executives: You must take action

Benny Gantz to Facebook and TikTok executives: You must take action

Justice Minister Benny Gantz speaks with Facebook and TikTok Executives: 'Extremists are spreading disinformation and incitement.'

Social media videos are shaping viewers' beliefs on Israel

Social media videos are shaping viewers' beliefs on Israel

TikTok and Twitter videos bring images of Israel-Gaza conflict home to American Jews.

Iowa Jewish middle schooler sent "Hitler Gang" TikTok video

Iowa Jewish middle school student sent "Hitler Gang" TikTok video

Video shows several boys goose-stepping down school hallway with their arms extended and palms down.

Indictment filed against Arab who slapped Jew on train

Indictment filed against Arab who slapped Jew on Jerusalem train

Arab who slapped Jews on light rail train, sent footage to friends, is indicted. 'He waved his hand and forcefully slapped their faces.'

Police commissioner: 'TikTok videos caused incitement'

Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai: 'Attacks on Jews uploaded to TikTok caused incitement'

Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai says footage of the attacks on Jews uploaded to TikTok and tweeted caused incitement.

Arab who slapped Jewish youth is arrested

Arab who slapped Jewish youth is arrested

Arab man, 21, who slapped a Jewish youth and uploaded it to TikTok, is arrested.

Arab slaps yeshiva student, then posts it to TikTokplayer

Arab slaps yeshiva student, then posts it to TikTok

Video posted to TikTok shows Arab slapping Jewish yeshiva student on the Light Rail in Jerusalem. Police investigating.

TikTok co-hosts virtual Holocaust event

TikTok, University of Haifa, co-host virtual Holocaust awareness event

University of Haifa works with TikTok to address Holocaust awareness on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

US Army discharges officer who made Holocaust joke on TikTok

US Army discharges officer who made Holocaust joke on TikTok

2nd Lieutenant to be discharged from US Army over Holocaust joke posted to social media last year.

TikTok taking action against 'fake news' about vaccine

TikTok taking action against 'fake news' about vaccine

TikTok now has info hub providing easy access to trusted sources such as the WHO.

'China is using TikTok to collect Americans' personal data' player

'China is using TikTok to collect Americans' personal data'

Director of Tech Policy at Heritage Foundation discusses national security threat posed by TikTok.

TikTok given two more weeks to divest in US

TikTok given two more weeks to divest in US

US authorities give Chinese owner of TikTok two additional weeks to divest the application.

Shifts in China’s political discourse

Shifts in China’s political discourse

The People’s Republic has gradually and very deliberately let go of its overly prudent diplomacy in handling relations with the US. Op-ed..

US Commerce Department: We'll 'vigorously defend' TikTok ban

US Commerce Department: We'll 'vigorously defend' TikTok ban

US Commerce Department responds to blocking of order that would bar TikTok from operating in the United States.

TikTok cracks down on 'misinformation and hurtful stereotypes'

TikTok cracks down on 'misinformation and hurtful stereotypes'

TikTok says it is cracking down on hateful content, including anti-Semitic stereotypes and white nationalism posts.

TikTok asks judge to block US from barring app

TikTok asks judge to block US from barring app

TikTok asks US judge to block Trump administration order that would require Apple and Google to remove the app for new downloads.

US to ban TikTok and WeChat as of Sunday

US to ban TikTok and WeChat as of Sunday

US orders ban on downloads of TikTok and use of WeChat, saying they threaten national security.

Microsoft's offer to buy TikTok rejected

Microsoft's offer to buy TikTok rejected

Report says TikTok's owner has picked a consortium led by Oracle Corp. for a deal for the app's US operations.

TikTok joins EU code of conduct against hate speech

TikTok joins EU code of conduct against hate speech

The popular TikTok video-sharing service has joined the European Union’s code of conduct against hate speech.

TikTok to work with Israel to combat online anti-Semitism

TikTok to work with Israel to combat online anti-Semitism

Minister of Strategic Affairs meets with Senior TikTok officials to create joint initiative to counter hate-speech and antisemitism online.

US army investigating officer for TikTok Holocaust joke

US army investigating officer for TikTok Holocaust joke

Soldier with 3 million followers on TikTok suspended after telling a joke about the Holocaust in social media video.

Auschwitz museum slams 'Holocaust victims' trend on TikTok

Auschwitz museum says Holocaust victims trend on TikTok is ‘educational challenge’

New phenomenon of teens pretending to be Holocaust victims in TikTok videos is 'hurtful and offensive,' says Auschwitz museum.

TikTok to challenge Trump ban in court

TikTok to challenge Trump ban in court

Video app announces it will challenge Trump administration crackdown on the service.

Anti-Semitic French comedian Dieudonné banned from TikTok

Anti-Semitic French comedian Dieudonné banned from TikTok

The convicted anti-Semite has already been removed from YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.