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10 US states recognize IHRA definition of antisemitism

10 states acknowledge International Holocaust Remembrance Day by officially recognizing IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

10 US states recognize IHRA definition of antisemitism

Can resolutions and definitions really help combat hate?

WJRO praises UN resolution on Holocaust denial and launches 'My property story - speak about justice'.

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NFL’s Zach Banner honored for speaking out against antisemitism

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner is being honored for speaking out against antisemitism by the Museum of the Courageous.

NFL’s Zach Banner honored for speaking out against antisemitism

San Fran Jewish orgs get $4.2 million in state security grants

California has announced that San Francisco Bay Area Jewish organizations will receive $4.2 million in state security grants.

San Fran Jewish orgs get $4.2 million in state security grants

Moishy’s life is hanging by a thread! Every hour is critical

Moishy’s emotional letter: "Please help my parents pay for my transplant".

Moishy’s life is hanging by a thread! Every hour is critical

UK media regulator to investigate BBC coverage of Hanukkah bus attack

BBC coverage of November incident, which was blasted for claim that Jewish victims provoked their attackers, will be investigated by agency.

UK regulator to investigate BBC coverage of Hanukkah attack

Holocaust commemoration and the staggering rise in anti-Semitism

The Danish government  was the only European government which announced new measures against the rising tide of anti-Semitism on Wednesday.

Holocaust commemoration and the staggering rise in anti-Semitism

Man waving machete threatens Brooklyn Jewish community

Man waving a machete in Borough Park was arrested for making threats against the Brooklyn Jewish community.

Man waving machete threatens Brooklyn Jewish community

'Shema Yisrael' pendants discovered in Sobibor excavations

The pendants were uncovered in areas where victims were forced to undress before being herded into gas chambers, and near a mass grave.

'Shema Yisrael' pendants discovered in Sobibor excavations

Vicious attack on two elderly hassidic Jews in London

Footage captured on Shomrim's CCTV leads to swift arrest of suspect.

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France: Antisemitic incidents increased by 75% in 2021

French Jewish community reports increase of 75% in antisemitic incidents in 2021.

France: Antisemitic incidents increased by 75% in 2021

AJC to brief lawmakers on Holocaust Remembrance Day

American Jewish Committee to brief Congress members on their annual antisemitism report on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

AJC to brief lawmakers on Holocaust Remembrance Day

12-year old Italian boy assaulted by teens in antisemitic attack

A 12-year old Italian Jewish boy was attacked by teenagers who kicked him, hit him on the head and yelled antisemitic abuse at him.

12-year old Italian boy assaulted by teens in antisemitic attack

UK Jewish org accuses BBC news head of 'highly inappropriate comments'

Board of Deputies urges disciplinary action against exec whose words were a “not very subtle way of saying that ‘you lot are all the same.’”

UK Jewish org accuses BBC news head of inappropriate comments

Meaningful People: The story of Rabbi Shalom Arush

Meaningful People podcast speaks to Rabbi Shalom Arush, head of “Chut Shel Chessed” Institutions.

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New photograph of Rabbi Kook unveiled

Rabbi Kook museum publishes photograph of Rabbi Kook with mayor of Chicago from rabbinical delegation to the US in 1924.

New photograph of Rabbi Kook unveiledplayer

ADL and 6 other Jewish orgs denounce ‘ongoing terrorism’ by Israeli right-wing activists

Seven US Jewish groups condemn attacks on left-wing Israeli activists and Arabs in Judea and Samaria.

ADL denounces ‘ongoing terrorism’ by 'Israeli extremists'

After Colleyville hostage crisis, Houston Jewish community hiring security director

In the wake of the Colleyville hostage crisis, the Houston Jewish community is hiring a security coordinator to oversee community safety.

Houston Jewish community hiring new security director

UK bookstore's ambiguous description of the Protocols sparks outrage

Popular British bookseller under fire for initially saying it “neither supports nor denies the message" of the infamous antisemitic text.

Bookstore's ambiguous description of the Protocols sparks outrage

Danish government announces initiatives to combat antisemitism

Denmark announces implementation of 15 initiatives in response to mounting antisemitism.

Danish government announces initiatives to combat antisemitism

From being abused to fighting for all those who suffer and need a voice

Tomorrow is a new day: an incredible story of a man who survived years of sexual abuse and how he turned his story to inspire and strengthen

From being abused to fighting for all those who sufferplayer

Mayor of Vaughan, Ontario speaks out against antisemitism

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua condemns antisemitism after chairing Ontario Municipal Leaders Summit on Antisemitism.

Mayor of Vaughan, Ontario speaks out against antisemitism

UK internet troll who harassed Jews found guilty

British troll, who called for a second Holocaust, convicted of racially harassing Jews.

UK internet troll who harassed Jews found guilty

Tufts University to address campus antisemitism

Tufts University has unveiled a plan to address campus antisemitism after an undergraduate survey validated the concerns of Jewish students.

Tufts University to address campus antisemitism

Poll: France now tied with Poland as most antisemitic EU country

Poll shows Israelis expect situation for Jews in Europe to get worse. France now viewed as most antisemitic EU country, tied with Poland.

Poll: France now tied with Poland as most antisemitic EU country

ZOA: University of S California’s response to campus antisemitism ‘weak and inadequate’

Jewish org denounces university's steps to fight antisemitism as a failure to acknowledge and take meaningful steps to solve the problem.

ZOA: USC's response to campus antisemitism ‘weak, inadequate’

Jewish man randomly punched in the nose in Brooklyn

Jewish man was punched in the nose in Crown Heights section of Brooklyn by man who crossed the street and allegedly attacked him.

Jewish man randomly punched in the nose in Brooklynplayer

Antisemitic flyers distributed in Miami and Surfside, Florida

Antisemitic flyers were found over the weekend in Miami and Surfside, Florida.

Antisemitic flyers distributed in Miami and Surfside, Florida

German Jewish org slams court ruling in support of BDS events

Central Council of Jews condemns ruling by an administrative court that the city of Munich cannot ban the renting of rooms for BDS events.

German Jewish org slams court ruling in support of BDS events

Reform Rabbi: US Jews should feel 'unsettled' after Colleyville

'If you're an American Jew and you're not feeling unsettled, then you're not paying attention,' says Reform rabbi who spoke twice to gunman.

Reform Rabbi: US Jews should feel 'unsettled' after Colleyville

Rabbi Simcha Krauss, ‘gentle giant’ who fought for women’s rights in Orthodoxy, dies at 85

Rabbi Simcha Krauss, a prominent figure in the Modern Orthodox community, dies at age 85.

Rabbi Simcha Krauss dead at 85

The complex operation to save Racheli's life is underway

Racheli, a 10-year-old girl with a rare kidney and gastrointestinal malformation, urgently needs emergency surgery to continue living!

The complex operation to save Racheli's life is underwayplayer

'Even today there are those who seek to destroy us'

'World has a responsibility to fight anti-Semitism’, says France's chief rabbi at event marking 80th anniversary of infamous Nazi conference

'Even today there are those who seek to destroy us'player

500-year-old letter written to Ari Hakadosh discovered

Letter reveals hitherto-unknown details of life of the Arizal in Egypt and the Land of Israel.

500-year-old letter written to Ari Hakadosh discovered

Diaspora Min. report: 1,200% increase in number of anti-Semitic posts inciting to violence

Calls for violence against Jews on social media spiked dramatically in May 2021 during Israel’s conflict with Hamas in Gaza, Ministry of Dia

1,200% rise in number of anti-Semitic posts inciting to violence

Toronto area rabbi who defaced Israeli consulate with red paint has charge dropped

Canadian rabbi who dumped red paint on consulate steps as an anti-Israel protest during May conflict with Hamas has mischief charge dropped.

Toronto rabbi who defaced Israeli consulate has charge dropped

Canadian national anti-hate forum praised by Jewish org

National Multicultural Forum Against Hate brings together 250 human rights activists from across Canada to discuss combating hate.

Canadian national anti-hate forum praised by Jewish org

Rising antisemitism growing concern for Houston Jewish community

Houston's Jewish community is voicing concern over recent data showing that antisemitic incidents are projected to increase.

Rising antisemitism growing concern for Houston Jewish community

NY Senate bill would ban contracts with BDS supporting companies

NY Senate bill would block government agency contracts with individuals or companies that are boycotting Israel.

NY Senate bill would ban contracts with BDS supporting companies

UK education secretary: IHRA antisemitism definition is ‘essential, not optional’

Nadhim Zahawi tells Holocaust Educational Trust lecture that UK universities must adopt IHRA definition of antisemitism.

IHRA antisemitism def ‘essential, not optional’

Former priest shares story of how he discovered and returned to his Jewish heritage

Former priest whose Jewish parents handed him as a baby to Christians during the Holocaust tells his story to Yad L’Achim activists.

The priest who discovered he's Jewish shares his life story

White House to hold conference call with rabbi held hostage this Shabbat

After the hostage crisis in Beth Israel synagogue, the White House issued a call for support of the Colleyville community this Shabbat.

White House to hold conference call with rabbi held hostage

Jewish space engineer who worked with Neil Armstrong makes Aliyah

Watch: Delta Airlines crew says farewell to NASA veteran Gerald Wittenstein who is making Aliyah with his wife.

Jewish space engineer makes Aliyahplayer

B’nai Brith slams Canadian protests for release of terrorists who murdered Jews

Rallies planned for Sunday in Vancouver and Montreal will call for release of PFLP general secretary and terrorist who murdered 16 Israelis.

B’nai Brith slams Canadian protests for release of terrorists

Book Review for "A Divine Madness" by Rabbi Avigdor Miller

A lamentation of the past and a warning for the present

"A Divine Madness" by Rabbi Avigdor Miller

Florence honors Holocaust victims with stumbling stones

The city of Florence has installed 25 new stumbling stones in honor of Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

Florence honors Holocaust victims with stumbling stones

Antisemitic incidents prompt Florida Federation to issue alert

In response to two recent antisemitic incidents in South Tampa, local Federation reminds community members to report antisemitism.

Antisemitic incidents prompt Florida Federation to issue alert

Florida Hillel gives away free bagels and cream cheese to fight antisemitism

University of Florida’s Hillel chapter gives out free bagels and cream cheese to students who signed a pledge to fight antisemitism.

Florida Hillel uses bagels and cream cheese to fight antisemitism

93% of US Jews concerned by antisemitism levels in US

42% of US Jews say they experienced antisemitism directly or know someone who has in new survey.

93% of US Jews concerned by antisemitism levels in US

US Supreme Court to rule on 19th century painting seized from Jewish woman by Nazis

The Supreme Court is set to decide the fate of a 19th century painting seized from a Jewish woman by the Nazis.

US SC to rule on painting seized from Jewish woman by Nazis

My dad is in a Hospital, my wedding is approaching, I have nothing!

My dad is in a life-threatening in the hospital after some sudden heart attacks, my wedding date is approaching, but I still have nothing!

My dad is in a Hospital, my wedding is approaching

Dozens of gravestones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Turkey

Destruction was discovered by Rabbi Yisrael Meir Gabbai of the Oholei Tzadikim organization.

Gravestones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Turkey

UK government antisemitism advisor meets with BBC over coverage

British antisemitism advisor meets with head of BBC to discuss broadcaster's much criticized coverage of the Jewish community.

UK government antisemitism advisor meets with BBC over coverage

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'Drastic cost-cutting measures' needed to save Zionist Federation UK

Zionist Federation UK to be restructured in the wake of financial problems that have reportedly left it only weeks away from insolvency.

'Drastic cost-cutting' needed to save Zionist Federation UK