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Posts Tagged: hate crimes

June 13, 2018 4:56 pm
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Attorney General Tells Jewish Gathering: Trump Administration ‘Aggressively Enforcing’ Hate Crime Laws

The Trump administration is “aggressively enforcing” hate crime laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Wednesday in an address to an Orthodox Union gathering in...

March 27, 2018 2:53 pm
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What Exactly Is Terrorism? Why Words Matter

It is a concept and a word that has shaped politics worldwide for decades, all the more since September 11: terrorism. But what does "terrorism" really...

March 1, 2018 9:56 am
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US Justice Department: Israeli-American Teen Indicted for Bomb Threats, Hate Crimes

A 19-year-old man has been indicted for hate crimes connected to threats against Jewish community centers, as well as threatening the Israeli embassy and cyberstalking,...

December 19, 2017 1:48 pm
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In Europe, ‘Islamophobia’ Gets the Headlines — Despite Trailing Antisemitic Violence

When Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel earlier this month, many warned of repercussions and attacks against Jews. And within days, a Muslim...

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...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

‘A Body Unworthy of the Name:’ Haley and Pompeo Confirm US Depa...

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN,  denounced the global organization's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as a "hypocritical body...

Israel

‘A Body Unworthy of the Name:’ Haley and Pompeo Confirm US Depa...

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN,  denounced the global organization's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as a "hypocritical body...

Middle East

Saudi-Led Coalition Captures Large Areas of Yemen’s Hodeidah Airport

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the...

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