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Farrakhan Calls ADL CEO ‘Satan’ in July 4 Address

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan called Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt the devil during his July 4 address. Farrakhan’s speech, which lasted nearly...

Pandemic-Stricken Nonprofits Awarded L.A. Jewish Community Foundation Grants

In the face of a pandemic that has taken lives and livelihoods, charities and nonprofits across Los Angeles have been forced to increase their...

3 Rockets Fired From Gaza on Southern Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three rockets were fired into southern Israel from Gaza on Sunday afternoon, sounding the Code Red alert system but causing no...

Kansas GOP County Chairman Apologizes for Cartoon Comparing Mask Mandate With Holocaust

The chairman of the Republican Party in Anderson County, Kansas, apologized for publishing an editorial cartoon in his weekly newspaper on July 3 that...

Auschwitz Museum Says Preserved Historic Site Is Different From Statues Honoring Controversial Figures

“We can see a lot of ‘Auschwitz’ mentions recently,” the museum tweeted on Sunday.

Israel Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel successfully launched the new Ofek 16 reconnaissance satellite. The spy satellite was blasted into space early Sunday morning from a launch...

University Professor in Argentina Offers Bonus to ‘Whoever Finds a Poor Jew’

(JTA) — A university professor in Argentina told his students that he “will give a bonus to whoever finds a poor Jew.” During an online...

Jewish Camp Delays Start Date After Counselor Tests Positive for Coronavirus

“This staff member had zero signs of being sick."

Palestinians Are Angry at Arab-World Indifference to Israeli Annexation, Says Report

The P.A. is pressing for “jihad”– holy war against the Jewish state.

Netanyahu: ‘Very Strong’ COVID-19 Resurgence Is an ‘Emergency Situation’

Israel’s coronavirus death toll hits 330, with 804 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Ex-Hamas Leader Calls for Violence Over Israel’s Annexation Plan

“The West Bank must rise up against Israeli annexation using any weapons available.”

The Needs of Jews in Eastern Europe in the Age of COVID-19

The pandemic has emphasized the value of communal life.

German Lawmakers Denounce Israel’s Annexation Plan, Say ‘Silence Is Not an Option’

For the Greens and Die Linke (“The Left”), the motion was too easy on Israel.

ADL CEO Under Fire for Partnering With Sharpton in Pressing Facebook Boycott

“We have been endlessly fighting an uphill battle of anti-Semitic hatred on Facebook since our inception."

Family of Biracial Jewish Woman Set on Fire in Wisconsin Thanks Public for ‘Overwhelming Outpouring of Support’

There is now a $10,000 reward for anyone who can provide police with information that leads to the arrest of the attackers.

Dutch Parliament Votes to Fight Anti-Semitism, but Against Funding Jewish Security Costs

Institutions from the Dutch-Jewish community spend over $1.2 million annually on security.

How and Where the Democrats and Republicans Are Trying to Woo Jewish Swing Voters

One thing we know about elections is that Jewish voters can make a difference.

Facebook Ad Showed a Jewish California State Senator Clutching Monopoly Money

Jeremy Russell, a spokesperson for the Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, called the ad “cringeworthy.”

Jewish Journal Wins 5 AJPA Awards Including Best Weekly Newspaper

The Jewish Journal took home five American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) Awards at the 39th Annual AJPA Simon Rockower Awards on July 2, which...

Gold Statue of Convicted Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Appears in Downtown Albuquerque

The group responsible for the prank said it was meant as political satire.

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Gives $8.5 Million to Nonprofits for COVID-19 Relief

The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) announced on July 2 that the rest of its 2020 institutional grantmaking will go to...

Gold Statue of Convicted Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Appears in Downtown Albuquerque

(JTA) — A statue of the late convicted sex offender Jefferey Epstein appeared in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. The group responsible for the prank said...

Black Lives Matter Demonstrators in DC Chant ‘Israel, We Know You, You Murder Children, Too’

Chants also alternated between “Black lives matter!” and “Palestinian lives matter!”

Pompeo Urges UN to Permanently Extend Iran Arms Embargo

In July 1 remarks to reporters, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the United Nations to extend the arms embargo on Iran indefinitely. Pompeo...

How the ADL Went From Working With Facebook to Leading a Boycott Against It

The social media giant and the Jewish civil rights group had been working together for years to curb hate speech online.

Chaotic but Non-Violent Anti-Israel Demonstration Outside Israeli L.A. Consulate

“My biggest concern is these guys like to mix things — to take the surfboard and catch the wave of Black Lives Matter.”

Newsom Announces Indoor Operations in Restaurants, Other Businesses Will Be Shut Down in L.A. and Other Counties

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, announced on July 1 that indoor operations in restaurants and other businesses will be shut down for at...

Swastikas, ‘Heil Hitler’ Graffiti Found on Canada Park Slide

A slew of neo-Nazi graffiti was found in several locations in a Canadian city on June 29, including on a park slide. CTV News reported...

New Articles

Canadian High School Students Chant ‘Jews Are Our Dogs’ at Protest Against Israeli Annexation Scenario

A group of protesters that included high school students chanted “Jews are our dogs” during a July 4 rally in Canada against Israel’s possible...

SHEIN Apologizes for Selling Swastika Necklace on Their Website

Online clothing store SHEIN issued an apology on July 9 for selling a swastika necklace on its website. The Stop Anti-Semitism.org watchdog shared a screenshot...

Roy Moore’s Lawsuit Against Sacha Baron Cohen Can Proceed, Judge Rules

(JTA) — The lawsuit filed by Roy Moore, a former Alabama chief  justice, against Sacha Baron Cohen stemming from his appearance on the comedian’s...

Stephen Jackson Apologizes for Saying Rothschilds Own the Banks: ‘It Wasn’t An Insult’

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson issued an apology on CNN for defending Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson’s social media posts and saying on...

Gloria Steinem to Marry Roxane Gay and Debbie Millman in Jewish Ceremony

"We're going to do some of the traditions: the chuppah, the breaking of the glass, and so on."

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