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Posts Tagged: Anti-Defamation League

February 22, 2017 5:51 pm
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ADL Target of Bomb Scare Amid Wave of Threats to Jewish Community

JNS.org - The national headquarters of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) received an anonymous bomb threat Wednesday, amid a wave of such incidents targeting American Jewry. Jonathan Greenblatt, ADL...

February 9, 2017 2:05 am
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Jewish Groups in Houston Rally Behind Local College Students After Peers Suggest on Social Media to ‘Kill All Zionists’

Jewish groups have banded together to support Houston college students, after it was brought to light that their peers were routinely threatening Jews online. Local and national organizations,...

February 5, 2017 11:52 am
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Trump Administration Draws Praise From Major US Jewish Groups Over New Iran Sanctions

The Trump administration’s move on Friday to impose new sanctions on the Islamic Republic drew praise from numerous major US Jewish groups. “Nefarious Iranian behavior cannot go unchecked,”...

January 15, 2017 11:30 am
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Major Jewish Group Calls on Huffington Post Arabic Website to Remove Blog Blaming Jews for Mohammad Death

JNS.org - Jewish human rights group the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling on The Huffington Post to remove a blog from its Arabic-language website that...

January 6, 2017 2:37 pm
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Israeli Leaders, US Jewish Groups Praise House of Representatives’ Condemnation of Anti-Settlement UN Security Council Resolution

Israeli leaders and US Jewish groups warmly welcomed the passage of a motion by the House of Representatives on Thursday that expressed the legislative body’s...

January 2, 2017 1:35 pm
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Caracas Rabbi: Some Venezuelan Jews Moving to Israel to Escape Country’s Dire Economic Crisis

The Jewish community in Venezuela is suffering from the country's ongoing economic crisis and many have packed their bags and moved elsewhere, including to Israel,...

December 23, 2016 1:03 am
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Ellison’s Name Disappears From Islamist Convention Program After IPT Report

After being featured on a list of speakers for an upcoming national convention hosted by two Islamist groups, US Rep. Keith Ellison's name no longer appears on the convention...

December 22, 2016 3:55 pm
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‘Toxic, Negative Culture’ of Antisemitism Prompts Two Massachusetts High Schools to Cancel Hockey Season

Two Massachusetts high school hockey teams had their seasons abruptly terminated this week, after administrators uncovered what they called a “toxic and negative culture” of...

December 8, 2016 2:02 pm
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Turkish Minister: Self-Exiled Erdogan Foe Will ‘End Up Dying in US, Buried in Jewish Cemetery’

Fethullah Gulen -- the self-exiled Islamic preacher accused by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of being behind the failed July 15 coup attempt against him...

December 4, 2016 4:15 am
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Keith Ellison’s Disinformation Campaign

Confronted by his own words and facing a direct threat to his bid to become the next Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman, Congressman Keith Ellison flagrantly...

December 2, 2016 3:05 am
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ADL Retracts Support for Keith Ellison in Wake of New Evidence

Keith Ellison's  comments about Israeli political influence in the US, first reported on Tuesday by the Investigative Project on Terrorism, are "deeply disturbing and disqualifying" to his bid to...

November 23, 2016 2:04 pm
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Major Jewish Organization Takes Heat Over Defense of Potential DNC Chief With Anti-Israel Record

A major Jewish organization is facing criticism, after its leader issued a statement on Tuesday that was interpreted by some as a show of support...

November 18, 2016 12:17 pm
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Prominent Israeli Minister Expresses Support for Bannon, Day After Jewish State’s US Envoy Says He Looks Forward To Working With Trump Adviser Who Has Faced Antisemitism Claims

A prominent Israeli government minister sent a supportive message on Friday to Stephen Bannon, whose appointment to serve as President-elect Donald Trump’s chief strategist and...

November 18, 2016 5:22 am
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Does the ADL Have a Political Agenda?

After the appointment of Steve Bannon to the Trump White House this week, he was attacked by the media on charges of antisemitism. It was good...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Posters Questioning Whether ‘Six Million Really Died’ in Holocaust Foun...

Posters questioning the Jewish death toll in the Holocaust were found last week on the campus of the University of Calgary in...

Israel

Four New Conservative Justices Appointed to Israeli Supreme Court

JNS.org - Four new conservative-leaning justices were named Wednesday to Israel's Supreme Court. The new members of the 15-seat bench, selected from a short-list of 27 candidates, include: Jerusalem District Court Judge David...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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