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Posts Tagged: Antisemitism in US

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...

May 29, 2018 4:26 pm
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What’s Wrong With Defining Antisemitism?

JNS.org – If there is one issue on which there ought to be a political consensus eve in an era of almost unprecedented partisan division,...

May 18, 2018 1:53 pm
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Top American Jewish Leader: US Must Stand by Its Allies as Middle East Map Is Being Redrawn

As instability continues to reign in the Middle East, the US must back its allies and challenge its enemies, a top American Jewish leader told...

May 4, 2018 10:12 am
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South Carolina Passes Bill to Fight Antisemitism on Campus

South Carolina has become the first US state to pass legislation to fight antisemitism on campus, after supporters of the measure said it would help colleges battle...

March 21, 2018 2:38 pm
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A Deceptively Skewed Vision of Hate

JNS.org – Are American Jews shy about standing up against antisemitism? That’s the conceit of an astonishing “analysis” of the issue that appeared in The New York Times on Sunday....

March 9, 2018 2:12 pm
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Women’s Rights and Intersectionalism Don’t Go Hand in Hand

JNS.org -- At a time when the achievements and struggles of women dealing with sexual assault and harassment in this country are finally gaining the attention...

March 2, 2018 1:04 pm
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Why Left-Wing Antisemitism Matters

JNS.org – Is there a difference between left-wing antisemites and right-wing Jew-haters? In theory, the answer ought to be nothing. Hate is hate, no matter what it’s...

February 28, 2018 4:12 pm
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The Land Where Antisemitism Still Fails

JNS.org – The numbers are pretty scary. The Anti-Defamation League’s annual audit of antisemitism in America shows a whopping 57 percent increase in incidents from 2016 to...

February 26, 2018 1:38 pm
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Looking for Antisemitism in All the Wrong Places

In the week after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., a lot of people who are upset about gun...

February 23, 2018 8:36 am
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What We Thought of the Rev. Billy Graham

JNS.org – Perhaps the saddest thing about the death of the Rev. Billy Graham on Feb. 21, at the age of 99, was the fact that...

December 21, 2017 10:19 am
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Ex-Journalist Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Threats to US Jewish Groups, Stalking

A former journalist who admitted to calling in bomb threats to US Jewish centers as part of an extensive campaign of cyber stalking his ex-girlfriend...

December 12, 2017 9:08 am
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Wife of Beleaguered Alabama Republican Senate Candidate Tries to Refute Antisemitism Claims: ‘One of Our Attorneys Is a Jew’

Kayla Moore -- the wife of beleaguered Alabaman Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore -- tried on Monday to deflect antisemitism claims against the two. "Fake news...

September 18, 2017 3:55 pm
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Top American Jewish Leader: Iran Violating ‘Deeply Flawed’ Nuclear Deal, Stricter Sanctions Are Needed

The future of the Iran nuclear deal will be uppermost in the mind of one of the American Jewish community’s top leaders this week as...

September 9, 2017 3:28 pm
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Mengele, Charlottesville and the Lessons of History

JNS.org – What can the hunt for Josef Mengele teach us about the challenges facing Jews today? With a debate stirring about whether left-wing or right-wing...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Viciously Antisemitic Message Daubed on Paris Apartment Building’s Fr...

The residents of an apartment building in the fashionable 18th arrondissement of Paris awoke on Thursday morning to find viciously...

Israel

Not Quite Finished Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Line Inaugurated in ‘Histo...

The new fast train line from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was inaugurated on Thursday at a ceremony attended by Prime...

Middle East

IDF Chief of Staff Warns Cabinet of ’60-80 Percent’ Chance of R...

The IDF chief of staff has warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet that the chances of a major...

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