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Posts Tagged: anti-semitism

March 27, 2017 6:14 am
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We Must Rise Above Antisemitism by Uniting in Love

According to ProPublica, from January 1 to March 1 of this year, “Jewish schools, JCCs, and offices of the ADL have received a total of...

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...

March 1, 2017 7:33 am
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Confronting Antisemitism in America

No one is born hating other people. Yet, tragically, some are taught to hate -- whether in the name of racial purity, religious doctrine, political dogma, ethnic...

February 28, 2017 7:44 am
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What American Universities Can Learn From the UK

Yesterday, I wrote about the outrageous decision by students at the University of London to deny Jewish students the right to define what constitutes hatred against their...

February 27, 2017 7:56 am
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Difficult Questions and Contested Answers on Antisemitism

JNS.org - In his magnum opus A Lethal Obsession, the late Robert Wistrich, one of Israel’s finest scholars of Jew-hatred, elegantly summarized the character of antisemitism at...

February 27, 2017 7:43 am
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Why Do We Let Antisemites Define Antisemitism?

In the US, we don't hear much positive news about how Jews and Israel are treated on college campuses in the United Kingdom. In fact, we mostly...

February 24, 2017 7:58 am
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College Campuses and the Absurdity of Antisemitism

As the UN Security Council once more turns to its obsession with bashing Israel (as US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley recently pointed out ), the Israelis...

February 3, 2017 5:44 am
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Fordham University Facing Backlash for Rejecting SJP on Campus

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) recently condemned Fordham University for banning the radical group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) from campus. The NLG claims that Fordham's decision...

February 2, 2017 7:00 am
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Report Shows Record Number of Antisemitic Incidents in UK in 2016

CST’s new Antisemitic Incidents Report shows that there were a record number of antisemitic incidents in the UK in 2016. According to CST, there were 1,309 antisemitic...

January 26, 2017 7:24 am
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The Left Loses Its Logic on Israel

Support for Israel among Democrats has plummeted in recent years, a new Pew poll shows, with nearly as many Democrats -- 31 percent -- saying they sympathize more with the...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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