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July 10, 2020 1:52 pm

Report: TikTok Removes Group of Videos That Mocked Holocaust Victims

The TikTok social media network has deleted a group of videos using an antisemitic song that garnered more than 6.5 million views, the BBC reported. The...

July 10, 2020 1:24 pm

Kenneth Marcus Steps Down From Top US Education Department Civil Rights Post

Kenneth Marcus announced on Thursday he was stepping down from his position as assistant secretary for civil rights at the US Education Department. “Today, I announced...

July 10, 2020 12:38 pm

Peter Beinart’s One-State Call Earns Praise of Israel-Hater Linda Sarsour

While widely panned by mainstream commenters, US Jewish journalist Peter Beinart’s New York Times op-ed earlier this week in which he called for a one-state...

July 10, 2020 12:14 pm

Israel’s Netanyahu Rebuts Request From France’s Macron to Nix West Bank Annexation Plans

In a telephone call on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to nix plans to annex parts of the West...

July 9, 2020 4:24 pm

Top US Jewish Group Urges Zero Tolerance for Antisemitism Amid Ongoing Surge of Jew-Hatred

A top US Jewish group raised the alarm on Thursday about an ongoing rise in antisemitism across America. "We are outraged by recent instances of blatant...

July 9, 2020 1:38 pm

Fierce Backlash After New York City Tweet Features Palestinian Flag, Omits Israeli One

A tweet on Wednesday by the New York City government encouraging participation in the 2020 US Census prompted a fierce backlash over the fact it...

July 9, 2020 1:06 pm

Memorial Dedicated to Albanians Who Rescued Jews During Holocaust: ‘An Inspiring Story of Humanity, Courage and Honor’

A memorial to Albanians who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, established jointly by the US and Albania, was dedicated on Thursday, with the US ambassador...

July 7, 2020 4:26 pm

Judea Pearl Among Recipients of Carnegie Corporation’s 2020 Great Immigrants Awards

Israeli-American scientist Judea Pearl and acclaimed Jewish-American graphic novelist Art Spiegelman were among those recently named as 2020 Great Immigrants by the Carnegie Corporation. Pearl was born in Bnei...

July 7, 2020 4:12 pm

IHRA Condemns Efforts Around Globe to Rehabilitate Reputations of Holocaust Criminals

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) issued a statement on Tuesday condemning “any attempts to rehabilitate the reputations of anyone who was complicit of the...

July 6, 2020 4:24 pm

‘I Would Love to See More Jewish Players,’ South African Soccer Star Dean Furman Says

South African soccer star Dean Furman hopes to inspire fellow Jews to take up the sport. The 32-year-old midfielder -- who is seeking to make a...

July 6, 2020 3:18 pm

Bedouins Pay Tribute to Jewish Man Who Lost Life Saving Mother and Three Children at Southern Israeli Lake

In a scene of coexistence between ethnic groups, a group of Israeli Bedouins attended the funeral on Sunday of an Israeli Jewish man who died...

July 5, 2020 5:56 pm

Rabbi Joins Faith Leaders to Express Concern as European Commission Abolishes Office of Special Envoy for Religious Freedom

Leaders in Europe of all three major religions expressed concern over the weekend following the European Commission’s decision to abolish the office of its special...

July 3, 2020 2:26 pm

University of Texas Repudiates Ex-Professor Who Called for Israel to Be Bombed ‘Until the Sand Turns to Glass’

A former adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Austin recently tweeted that Israel should be bombed “until the sand turns to glass.” In the...

July 3, 2020 1:18 pm

US Jews Will Continue to Help Build a ‘More Just Society,’ Top Group Says in July Fourth Message

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (CoP) issued a Fourth of July message on Friday, recalling the important part Jews in the...


The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19 - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...


In a First, Trump Dons Masks in Visit to a Military Medical Facility

President Donald Trump, who has avoided wearing a mask in public even as the coronavirus pandemic spread, donned one on Saturday at a military medical facility outside Washington where he...


Bank of Israel Sees 2020 Budget Deficit 13% of GDP, Backs New Aid Package

Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron on Sunday threw his support behind a second stimulus package to help those hurt by the coronavirus outbreak despite the extra spending that is...

Middle East

On Fifth Attempt, UN Security Council Renews Syria Aid Via Turkey

The United Nations Security Council on Saturday approved aid deliveries to Syria through one border crossing from Turkey, a day after its authorization for the six-year-long humanitarian operation ended, leaving...

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