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Posts Tagged: hate crimes

June 7, 2017 2:34 pm
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University of Minnesota Reports Religious Discrimination Behind Most On-Campus Bias Incidents in Past Year, With 9 Antisemitic Episodes in February Alone

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (UMN) reported last month that religious discrimination was behind a plurality of on-campus "bias incidents" over the past year, with nine antisemitic incidents occurring...

March 1, 2017 12:14 pm
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Why Were the 7,000 Antisemitic Incidents Under Obama Largely Ignored?

In the last two months, almost 100 Jewish community centers and day schools have been targeted with antisemitic threats. The map of the threats is...

December 3, 2015 2:12 pm
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‘Middle Eastern’ Man Screaming ‘Kill the Jews’ Arrested Outside Brooklyn Synagogue

The NYPD arrested a man on Thursday morning who was spewing antisemitic slurs outside a Brooklyn synagogue, Yeshiva World News reported. Members of Ahi Ezer Congregation heard the thus-far unidentified man,...

August 13, 2015 3:41 pm
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Pastor Rushes to Show Support for San Antonio Jews After Antisemitic Graffiti Attack

Evangelical Pastor John Hagee, the spiritual leader of San Antonio's Cornerstone megachurch and founder and chairman of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), raced to show...

August 12, 2015 3:45 pm
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More Than 30 Homes, Cars in San Antonio Jewish Community Daubed With Antisemitic Graffiti

Police in San Antonio, Texas are investigating an extensive case of antisemitic vandalism in which graffiti was found spray-painted on more than 30 homes and vehicles...

May 11, 2015 1:05 pm
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Canadian Government Slams ‘Bizarre’ Report on Use of Hate Crime Laws Against Pro-BDS Groups (UPDATE)

The Canadian government has rejected a report by local CBC News that the country is considering the use of hate crime laws against advocacy organizations...

May 3, 2013 9:07 am
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A Campaign of Willful Blindness on Terrorism

On April 15, 2013 at 2:49 p.m. two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Most of us know the details, more...

January 28, 2013 11:12 pm
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Global Anti-Semitism Up 45 Percent, Israeli Minister Reports

Global anti-Semitism rose nearly 45 percent in 2012, according to a report presented by Israeli Information and Diaspora Minister Yuli Edelstein to the...

August 28, 2012 9:17 am
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Michigan State Student Brutally Beaten in Alleged Anti-Semitic Attack

A violent anti-Semitic hate crime took place early Sunday in East Lansing, Michigan when 19 year old Zachary Tennen was beaten unconscious and then had...

March 1, 2012 11:53 am
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Israel Apartheid Week and American Anti-Semitism (VIDEO)

Much has been made in recent years of the distinction between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism. These battles are raging all this week on college campuses across the...

January 24, 2012 12:59 pm
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Arrest Made in New Jersey Synagogue’s Attempted Murders Case

An arrest has been made in relation to the shocking January 11th attack on a Rutherford, New Jersey synagogue. Bergen County prosecutor charged Anthony Graziano with...

May 16, 2011 11:18 am
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The Culture of Victimhood

The United States of America is a nation that, to most, represents individual freedom and liberty but, unfortunately, most of us fail to appreciate how...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands

JNS.org - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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