Keyword: anti-Semitism
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On Aug. 1, more than 100 people gathered at the Tiverton Public Library to learn about the horrors of the Holocaust. Alice Eichenbaum, a survivor, and Lillian Birch, the daughter of a … more
(JTA) – The number of antisemitic incidents recorded by the Anti-Defamation League in the United States in 2021 reached an all-time high, according to a new report by the group. The 2,717 … more
(New York Jewish Week via JTA) – It was the best of Twitter. It was the worst of Twitter. During the long agonizing hours of last Saturday evening, during which a rabbi and three congregants were held against their will at a Dallas-area synagogue, social media performed perhaps as its creators and optimists always thought it would. It was a community of caring, with users posting prayers, sharing their distress and comforting one another. They sent messages of hope to the Jews trapped in the building and words of gratitude to the responders gathered outside. more
Five members of Congress are calling on cable and satellite television providers to increase access to Jewish-themed programming as a way of fighting against anti-Semitism. more
(JTA) – The European Union has published what it called a strategic plan for combating anti-Semitism. The 26-page document that the European Commission, the executive branch of the European … more
On June 6, some 75 members of the Rhode Island Jewish and Christian communities attended a rally in support of Israel and against anti-Semitism. The speeches took place at the end of a motorcycle ride from Warwick to … more
BERLIN (JTA) – The number of politically motivated crimes rose to record levels in Germany last year and include a 15% rise in anti-Semitic offenses. The annual report by the Federal … more
On April 1, David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, spoke on “The State of Antisemitism today and AJC’s Global Jewish Advocacy.” He covered rising anti-Semitism, … more
In response to community concerns about rising anti-Semitic incidents, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island has launched a web-based community anti-Semitism tracker. If you experience or … more
High school and college students explored the truth of the oft-repeated phrase, “I’m not anti-Semitic, just anti-Zionist,” at a Dec. 9 webinar organized by StandWithUs New England … more
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