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US rapper Macklemore releases anthem for anti-Israel occupation at Columbia

In ‘Hind’s Hall,’ artist who has previously been accused of antisemitism lobs claims of ‘genocide’ and...

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As Alex Edelman’s ‘Just For Us’ hits HBO and Max, antisemitism is again in the spotlight

Jewish comedian’s 2018 special about attending white supremacist meeting premiered before worst antisemitic attack in US history; streaming...

11.04.2024 40

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US Jewish groups divided on whom to blame for killing of aid workers in Gaza

Advocacy and food security organizations grapple with tragedy in which some lost colleagues; some say Israel responsible for deaths, others blame...

03.04.2024 20

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Could debate over Haredi draft, court’s intervention, topple Netanyahu’s coalition?

Long-running controversy comes to head as fighting in Gaza and on northern border with Lebanon lead to higher demands on IDF

30.03.2024 100

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ADL reports antisemitism in United States has ‘skyrocketed’ since Oct. 7 attack

Watchdog records 3,283 incidents of Jew hatred in 3 months since Hamas-led onslaught; figure includes 60 physical assaults, among them Jewish man in...

11.01.2024 20

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A leading Religious Zionist rabbi hopes a post-Oct. 7 Israeli faith resurgence endures

As Israel fights its enemies, Tzohar co-founder Rabbi David Stav sees Jewish Israelis turning to their religion and unifying around it — but he...

24.12.2023 10

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Protesters against Israel interrupt Shabbat event for NYC officials in Puerto Rico

Head of group that cosponsored Somos Conference notes gathering had nothing to do with Israel-Hamas war; Holocaust memorial in Brooklyn, synagogue in...

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Columbia University suspends Jewish Voice for Peace, Students for Justice in Palestine

School cites infractions culminating in unauthorized event that ‘included threatening rhetoric and intimidation’; JVP and SJP have held events...

11.11.2023 70

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Poll: Most US Jews feel rise in antisemitism, fear Israel-Hamas war to impact safety

Nearly 3 in 10 American Jews know of recent physical acts of violence against community members, most believe hate will continue to spiral

10.11.2023 10

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‘From the river to the sea’: The slogan that led to Rashida Tlaib’s censure, explained

The Palestinian-American congresswoman from Michigan has been penalized before for using the phrase, which critics say calls for the destruction of...

08.11.2023 20

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London Holocaust library defaced with ‘Gaza’ graffiti

JTA — A Holocaust library and research center in London was defaced with graffiti reading “Gaza,” the latest in a string of Jewish institutions...

03.11.2023 20

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Hundreds arrested at Jewish US Capitol rally demanding Israeli ceasefire in Gaza

JTA — At least 300 people were arrested at a Jewish-led rally in the US Capitol calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and condemning Israel for a...

19.10.2023 70

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ADL to resume advertising on Elon Musk’s X despite lingering antisemitism concerns

JTA — Following weeks during which Elon Musk has attacked the Anti-Defamation League and threatened to sue it for billions of dollars, the Jewish...

05.10.2023 10

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Schechter Manhattan school to close at end of year as enrollment declines

(New York Jewish Week) – Schechter Manhattan, a Conservative Jewish elementary and middle school on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, will close at the...

04.10.2023 20

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Flash floods put a dangerous damper on the first night of Sukkot in New York

New York Jewish Week via JTA — Mark Vogel, who lives in the Bronx borough of New York City and runs a website about Jewish and kosher travel, spoke...

30.09.2023 50

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ADL chief: Musk a great innovator, but he engages with users espousing antisemitism

JTA — Days after Elon Musk threatened to sue the Anti-Defamation League for billions of dollars and amplified a hashtag spread by white...

07.09.2023 10

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