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Posts Tagged: anti-semitism

September 20, 2017 1:16 pm
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Should We Remove the Names of Antisemites? Not Always

Below is an open letter to the president of Bryn Mawr College Dear President Cassidy, Your August 22 letter to the Bryn Mawr community announced that the...

September 14, 2017 3:57 pm
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UK Study: Those With Strong Anti-Israel Views Are Dramatically More Antisemitic

Though it’s often asked if some anti-Israel positions (such as support for BDS) are inherently antisemitic, it always seemed more relevant to determine whether the...

September 7, 2017 10:55 am
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Jews Need Trifocal Lenses to Confront Antisemitism

For close to two decades, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) has been blowing the whistle on the rising tide of antisemitism. When asked about the source...

August 22, 2017 4:40 pm
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Has the Heat of Worldwide Antisemitism Become Too Hot for the Jewish People?

JNS.org - The stinging heat of antisemitism is being felt around the world. Whether you live in Miami, Rome or Santiago, the goosebumps we all got...

August 15, 2017 11:14 am
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Mr. Trump: The Charlottesville Attack Was Domestic Terrorism

The Investigative Project on Terrorism has long criticized those, like President Barack Obama, who refuse to use terms like "radical Islamic terrorism" in the wake of jihadist...

July 27, 2017 12:01 pm
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Encountering Vile Antisemitism at NY’s Whitney Museum

It has become part of my family's post-aliyah ritual: the annual trip back to the Old Country, to visit the family and friends that we left behind. Landing...

July 4, 2017 11:01 am
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A Jewish Version of Intersectionality

JNS.org - Whatever else is said these days about antisemitism, it remains the case that being accused of it is a surefire way of gaining name...

May 16, 2017 4:04 pm
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South Carolina Democrat Stalls Antisemitism Bill

JNS.org - South Carolina House Bill 3643, which would see the southern state adopt the US State Department’s definition of antisemitism, was on the cusp of...

May 15, 2017 10:52 am
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Sarsour Doesn’t Pass ‘3D’ Antisemitism Test

Natan Sharansky, the former Soviet political prisoner and current Jewish Agency chairman, put forth a "3D test" to distinguish between criticism of Israel and antisemitism. Criticism crosses...

March 10, 2017 7:52 am
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Antisemitism and Aliyah

Many people argue that antisemitism in Europe and other parts of the world should not make Jews instinctively flee to Israel. But it is high time for Diaspora Jews...

March 8, 2017 8:00 am
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Using Humor to Expose Hatred

Tuvia Tenenbom's fantastic new book, The Lies They Tell, uses humor as a weapon to expose hatred. The playwright, who runs the Jewish Theater of New York...

March 6, 2017 8:13 am
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Antisemitism Isn’t Caused by the Political Left or Right

The recent attacks against the Jewish community have revealed a surprising abundance of self-proclaimed experts on the causes of antisemitism. For example, a Jewish ex-New York Times reporter,...

March 3, 2017 7:28 am
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Dead Jews Matter, But So Do the Living

Last week, more than 150 headstones were vandalized at the Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish Cemetery in University City, Missouri. Similar acts have been taking place all across...

March 2, 2017 7:30 am
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Two Canadian Imams Call for Death of Jews

Two Canadian imams have attracted media attention for giving incendiary, antisemitic sermons. In the first case, Ryerson University in Toronto announced that it had fired Ayman Elkasrawy from...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

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