UK Op-Ed: ‘The Trouble With Jews Today’

In the run-up to the British general election, the UK media has, for the most part, been relatively sympathetic towards the Jewish community in the face of the Labour party antisemitism issue. There is one mainstream media outlet, however, that seemingly has no problem giving a platform to cranks and Jew-haters: The Independent. An opinion […]

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Linda Sarsour backs Bernie Sanders, but not his stance on Israel

Last month, Bernie Sanders wrote about his support for Israel, calling the nation an “enormous achievement” and “a democratic homeland for the Jewish people.” A few weeks later Linda Sarsour, a prominent Arab-American activist and an official Sanders campaign surrogate, said that support for Israel as a state is unacceptable in the progressive movement. The […]

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Anti-Semitic Tennessee Judge Cleared of Allegations of Anti-Semitism

A judicial board in Tennessee cleared a judge who linked on social media to articles saying the Jews should “get the f*** over the Holocaust” of being anti-Semitic, racist and anti-immigrant. Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Jim Lammey, who had also called Muslim immigrants “foreign mud,” was reprimanded by the Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct […]

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University Chiefs Weigh In on U of Toronto Anti-Semitic Kosher Controversy

The leaders of Israel’s seven universities are expressing their outrage over the University of Toronto’s Graduate Student Union conflating a kosher food program with support for Israel. “Just when we thought that we’d seen it all regarding the ascent of anti-Semitism masquerading as anti-Zionism on campus, the Graduate Student Union at the University of Toronto […]

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Man Sentenced to Jail for Setting Minnesota Synagogue on Fire That is Northeast of Ilhan Omar’s District

A homeless man who pleaded guilty to starting a fire that destroyed a 117-year-old synagogue in Minnesota has been sentenced to three months in jail and 192 hours of community service, The Associated Press reported on Saturday. 36-year-old Matthew Amiot was sentenced on Friday, according to local media. He pleaded guilty last month to negligent […]

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