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NYU Denounces Student-Run Publication’s Endorsement of BDS

New York University (NYU) condemned the NYU Review of Law & Social Change’s (RLSC) endorsement of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in...

Palestinian Flags Waved At NYC Rittenhouse Protests

Palestinian flags were waved during protests in New York City against the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict on November 19. Earlier that day, Rittenhouse, 17, was found...

Duke Student Gov’t Upholds Veto of Pro-Israel Group

The Duke Student Government (DSG) upheld their student president’s veto of a Students Supporting Israel (SSI) chapter being recognized on campus during a November...

Duke Student Gov’t President Vetoes Creation of SSI Chapter After They Called Out Student in Social Media Post

Duke University Student Government President (DSG) Christina Wang vetoed the creation of a Students Supporting Israel (SSI) chapter after the chapter called out a student in a social media post.

NY Man Threatens to Burn Down Bagel Shop If They Don’t Remove Israeli Flags

A New York man reportedly threatened to burn down a bagel shop in Queens if they didn’t remove Israeli flags. The New York Daily News...

NY Jewish Man Attacked, Called “Dirty Jew”

A Jewish man was attacked in the Crown Heights area of Brooklyn, NY and called a “dirty Jew” on the evening of November 11.

Jewish Mag Criticized for Portraying Iran’s Jewish Community As “Blossoming”

Ami Magazine, an Orthodox Jewish magazine, has been criticized on social media for depicting the Jewish community in Iran as “blossoming” in its profile of Iranian Chief Rabbi Yehuda Gerami.

Kansas Protesters Wear Yellow Stars to Protest Vaccine Mandates

Three people protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates wore yellow stars while in the Kansas state legislature on November 12.

NY Gov: We Will Divest from Unilever in 90 Days

New York Governor Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, told Unilever, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s, that the state will divest from it in...

Jewish Values Play Important Role at National Conservative Conference

Several speakers spoke on the role of Jewish values in politics at the National Conservative Conference, which took place October 31 through November 2 in Orlando, Florida.

StandWithUs Files Complaint Against Hunter College Over Handling of Antisemitic Incidents

StandWithUs filed a complaint to the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) on November 10 against Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work at the City University of New York (CUNY), alleging that the school’s response to antisemitic incidents on campus has been inadequate.

Jewish Groups Call on VA Tech to Take a Stronger Stand Against BDS Resolution

A letter signed by 79 Jewish groups called on Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands to take a stronger stance against the Boycott, Divestment...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Says There’s “Common Ground” With Nation of Islam Against COVID-19 Vaccine

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) issued a Twitter thread on November 8 saying “we have common ground” with the Nation of Islam (NOI) against the COVID-19 vaccines.

NY Pregnant Jewish Woman Attacked

A pregnant Jewish woman was reportedly attacked on November 3 in Brooklyn, NY.

GW Chabad Rabbi Responds to Antisemitic Email: “I’m Sorry That My Jewish Identity and Pride Make You So Mad”

George Washington University (GWU) Chabad Rabbi Yudi Steiner shared in an Instagram story an antisemitic email he had received and his response showing pride in his Jewish identity.

#SadSadIsrael Trends Mocking NYT Article

The hashtag #SadSadIsrael has been trending on Twitter as various users mock a New York Times article depicting Israel as a lachrymose place.

Wisconsin DSA Calls for Bowman To Be Expelled Over Voting for Israel Aid

The Wisconsin Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) called for the national DSA chapter to expel Representative Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) over his recent vote to provide aid to the Israeli government.

Trump Says Israel Used to “Rightfully” Control Congress

“Israel had such power, and rightfully over Congress, and now it doesn’t,” he added.

Dem NH Lawmaker Apologizes for “From the River to the Sea” Tweet

New Hampshire State Representative Maria Perez, a Democrat, apologized for tweeting on October 23, “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free!”

GWU Fraternity Torah Vandalized

A Torah inside George Washington University’s Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) chapter was vandalized on October 31.

NY Comptroller Announces Divestment from Unilever Over Ben & Jerry’s Israel Decision

DiNapoli’s office concluded that Ben & Jerry’s Israel decision amounted to “BDS activities” and will therefore be divesting its state pension funds from Unilever.

NY City Councilmember Censured for Shouting “Jewish Motherf—ers”

Omari Shakur, a city councilman-at-large in Newburgh, NY, was censured during an October 25 city council for shouting “Jewish motherf---ers” at a construction site.

Brandeis Center Calls on UMass Boston to Investigate SJP Over Harassment of Pro-Israel Reporter

Video footage of the incident shows several people surrounding Van Zile, calling him a “Nazi” and a “pig.” He was also shoved and spat on.

Mayim Bialik, Gene Simmons, Neil Patrick Harris Highlight Celebrities’ Letter Against Boycott of Israeli LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Multiple Hollywood celebrities signed an open letter published by the Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) lambasting efforts to boycott an LGBTQ+ film festival in Tel Aviv.

Target, Barnes & Noble Stop Selling Holocaust Denial Books

Target and Barnes & Noble both announced that they would stop selling four books promulgating Holocaust denial at the urging of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

32% of Jewish College Students Say They’ve Encountered Antisemitism on Campus in New ADL, Hillel Survey

A new survey published by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and Hillel International found that a third of Jewish college students say they have experienced antisemitism on campus.

New AJC Survey: Rise in Fear Among American Jews

Nearly a quarter of American Jews were targeted with antisemitism over the past year, according to two new surveys conducted by the American Jewish Committee (AJC), one surveying American Jews and another surveying the general public.

Facebook Rejected OC Chabad Ad for Class Fighting Antisemitism

Facebook rejected Chabad Beth Meir HaCohen’s attempt to boost an advertisement for a course on how to fight antisemitism.

Sunrise DC Apologizes for Singling Out Jewish Groups: “We Now Understand the Way Our Action Has Fueled Antisemitism”

The Washington, D.C. chapter of the climate group Sunrise Movement issued an apology on October 24 over their refusal to participate in a voting rights rally because of “Zionist organizations.”

VA Tech Graduate Student Senate Passes BDS Resolution

The Virginia Tech (VT) Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) passed a resolution endorsing a boycott of Israel during their October 21 meeting. The resolution...

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