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Posts Tagged: Philadelphia

April 3, 2024 5:13 pm

Drexel University Jewish Center Vandalized by Masked Culprits

The Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life at Drexel University in Philadelphia has been vandalized, school president John Fry revealed in a statement condemning...

January 11, 2024 4:30 pm

Strong Majority of American Jews Feel ‘Less Safe’ After Hamas’ Oct. 7 Massacre, New Survey Finds

An overwhelming majority of American Jews have reported feeling less safe after Hamas' massacre across southern Israel on Oct. 7, according to a new survey...

January 16, 2022 9:28 am

Is It Always Sunny for Hamas in Philadelphia? - “If I was a Palestinian kid, growing up in East Jerusalem’s Silwan [neighborhood],” Abraham Gutman tweeted, “I’d probably hate Jewish people.” Gutman, an...

June 20, 2021 4:59 pm

Outrage Erupts After Philadelphia Festival Disinvites Israeli Food Truck Due to Antisemitic Threats

Outrage erupted on Sunday after an Israeli vendor was banned from a Philadelphia food festival due to antisemitic threats of violence from anti-Israel activists. Eat Up...

August 18, 2020 11:38 am

‘Synagogue of the American Revolution’ in Philadelphia Defaced With Antisemitic Graffiti

Antisemitic slogans scratched outside the Philadelphia house of prayer widely known as the "Synagogue of the American Revolution" are being investigated by local police. The messages...

August 10, 2020 10:54 am

Philadelphia Mayor Calls on Antisemitic Local NAACP President Rodney Muhammad to Resign

The mayor of Philadelphia has added his support to calls for Rodney Muhammad -- the president of the city's branch of the NAACP civil rights...

November 21, 2018 2:07 pm

Philadelphia Jewish Museum Gets Surge of Donations After Far-Right Rally Held Nearby

The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Philadelphia has received a surge of donations after a far-right demonstration was held across the street...

February 7, 2017 8:49 am

Philadelphia School District Reduces Vacation Days for Jewish Holidays

The Philadelphia School District has approved an unusual two-year calendar change that cuts one day from the Rosh Hashanah recess starting in 2018-2019, and shortens...

March 2, 2011 7:45 pm

Bridging the Institutional Gap: The Jewish Art Salon at the CAJM Conference

This week the Conference of American Jewish Museums was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania uniting museum directors, curators, and artists from across the country. The Jewish Art...


Columbia University Anti-Zionist Group Endorses Hamas

Columbia University's chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) has endorsed Hamas, a US-designated terrorist organization, the latest sign of its growing extremism and willingness to embrace antisemitic violence. "The...

Middle East

Pointing to Normalization, Saudi Arabia Quietly Scrubs Antisemitism, Anti-I...

Saudi Arabia has been quietly revising its school textbooks, scrubbing negative depictions of Jews, Christians, and homosexuals, and toning down...

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