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Simon Hardy Butler is a writer and editor living in New York City. During his career, he has written for publications ranging from Zagat to Adweek. His views and opinions are his own.

ARTICLES BY: Simon Butler


July 15, 2020 4:57 am
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Institutional Antisemitism: Non-Profit’s Tweet Shows Scope of Jew-Hatred

In a social media climate riddled with antisemitic messages from personalities such as DeSean Jackson and Ice Cube, it’s easy to overlook hate speech from...

July 3, 2020 10:26 am
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Online Marketplaces Must Do More to Tackle Antisemitism

Despite the societal changes sparked by the ongoing anti-racism protests, mounting antisemitism continues to be an afterthought -- especially in the online-marketplace arena, where the...

June 17, 2020 7:02 am
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When ‘Cancel Culture’ Is Right: Racists and Antisemites Shouldn’t Have Online Platforms

As questions about racism surround us about film and TV projects -- and the presence of hate speech on mass-media outlets -- the issue recently...

December 25, 2019 8:43 am
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Interview With a Holocaust Denier: A Physics Conundrum

There’s generally a broad line between antisemitic conspiracy theorists and legitimate scientists, but this week, the gap got a little smaller in one particular instance. On...

October 23, 2019 7:07 am
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Twitter, YouTube Pull No Punches With David Duke

As David Duke remains in the news, a few social media powerhouses made it clearer that his presence on their platforms may not be viable...

October 3, 2019 6:06 am
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Alison Chabloz and the Criminalization of Holocaust Denial

Late last month, a musician named Alison Chabloz was sent to prison in the United Kingdom for violating the terms of an earlier court decision...

September 9, 2019 5:40 am
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The US Must Institute Laws Against Antisemitism

The recent reports surrounding US neo-Nazi website Vanguard News Network (VNN)’s publication of photos of students and faculty at Yeshiva University (YU) in New York...

August 6, 2019 4:45 am
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Hamas Just Violated Twitter’s Rules. Now What?

I recently received an intriguing notification from Twitter about a number of accounts that I had reported to the platform for antisemitic hate speech and...

July 7, 2019 9:29 am
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Are US Detention Centers Concentration Camps or Not?

Allow me to tell you a little story about Jack and Bella Bajnon. A gentle, long-married couple, Jack and Bella lived down the block from where...

July 3, 2018 10:37 am
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Why Israel Should Recognize the Armenian Genocide

Now that Israel’s political relationship with Turkey is teetering on the edge of the precipice, it is time for the government of the Jewish state...

Culture

In First, Israeli, Emirati Singers Release Duet

JNS.org - In another sign of the warming ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, following the Sept. 15...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

World

Elite Tech App Clubhouse Under Fire for Hosting ‘Antisemitic’ D...

A private, invitation-only social media app that emerged during the coronavirus lockdown as the top virtual hangout for venture capitalists...

Israel

US Army Receives First Iron Dome Aerial Defense Battery From Israel

Israel delivered on Wednesday the first of two Iron Dome aerial defense batteries purchased last year by the US Army. "These batteries will be employed in the defense of US troops...

Middle East

Etihad Airways CEO Sees ‘Great Opportunity’ in Potential Israel...

The CEO of the United Arab Emirates' second-largest airline says that his company is exploring the possibility of starting direct...

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