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Posts Tagged: anti-semitism

February 19, 2019 8:57 am
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Virginia State Candidate’s Antisemitism Has a Long, Dangerous Past

A Virginia General Assembly candidate has apologized for past social media posts excoriating Jews and Israel. But Ibraheem Samirah continues to shade his involvement with...

February 18, 2019 10:27 am
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Ten Arab Entities Among 25 Most Racist Nations on Earth

When I recently saw an op-ed that casually referred to Israel as "racist," I decided to see if anyone had actually ranked nations on their...

February 17, 2019 9:20 am
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Stop Whitewashing Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitism

“Strong language,” Winston Churchill once said, “is often used by weak men and it is never used more strongly than on a weak case.” The...

February 17, 2019 8:23 am
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‘What Must Be Said:’ An Enduring Antisemitic Trope

JNS.org - When the late German writer Günter Grass decided, seven years ago, to publicly denounce Israel as the greatest threat to the planet’s existence,...

February 14, 2019 8:52 am
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Radicals Rally to Support Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Tweets — Will She Disown Them?

Antisemitic sentiments and incidents continue to rise worldwide, particularly in the West. Sometimes this form of bigotry is perpetrated by far-right elements, other times at...

February 13, 2019 8:53 am
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Donors Give Money to Support Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Remarks — Will She Return Them?

Maybe Ilhan Omar had a point -- it is all about the money. After the freshman Congresswoman was called out by her own Democratic Party leadership...

February 13, 2019 8:13 am
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The New Religion of Anti-Zionism

Being anti-Israeli is the modern face of antisemitism. And it is just as toxic. Anti-Israelism is also a modern-day religion, in that it demands unquestioning...

February 5, 2019 8:10 am
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Indiana Jones, Nazis, and the Persistence of Antisemitism

The polar vortex that hit Minnesota last week led my children to a home marathon of 1980s film classics. I’ve been anxiously waiting for them...

February 4, 2019 9:32 am
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Antisemitism and the ‘Visible’ Jews

JNS.org - One evening about 30 years ago, my girlfriend, who is now my wife, came home to our small flat in London, her eyes...

January 29, 2019 5:20 am
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Europe’s Empty Words on Antisemitism

This year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day was preceded by what might be called “European antisemitism worrying week.” Leading European politicians issued many statements saying that...

January 29, 2019 5:02 am
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Racializing Antisemitism

Long ago, Raphael Patai’s The Myth of the Jewish Race (1975) should have dispelled the pernicious notion that Jews are a biological “race.” We are...

January 28, 2019 9:44 am
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Behind Europe’s Antisemitism ‘Perception Gap’

JNS.org - A comprehensive survey of European attitudes to antisemitism released this month by the European Union displays what its authors call a “perception gap.”...

January 25, 2019 12:04 pm
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I’m a Jew, So I’ll Define Antisemitism

You would not ask an engineer to diagnose tuberculosis, nor would you ask a doctor to identify a tax problem. So why is it that...

January 21, 2019 9:08 am
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The Persistence of European Antisemitism

The fight against antisemitism on the international level continues to be characterized by restraint combined with ignorance -- a potentially deadly combination. European hand-wringing and...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Amnesty International Campus Group Torpedoing Creation of Jewish Society at...

Jewish student leaders on Thursday blamed a campus branch of the advocacy group Amnesty International of seeking to block the establishment...

Israel

Snap Poll: New Gantz-Lapid Unity Party Running Six Seats Ahead of Netanyahu...

A poll taken just after the dramatic announcement that two leading Israeli opposition parties will merge for the country's upcoming...

Middle East

Hezbollah Hits Back at US Criticism of Its Role in Lebanon

Hezbollah hit back against American condemnation of its role in Lebanon on Thursday, calling it a "violation of sovereignty," after the US expressed concern over the organization's expanding influence. After meeting...

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