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Nick Cannon, ADL Call for Unity Between Black and Jewish Communities in Joint Op-Ed

“When Blacks and Jews fight one another, racists rejoice and bigots celebrate, even as the silent majority among our people mourn.”

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Farrakhan Calls ADL CEO ‘Satan’ in July 4 Address

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan called Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt the devil during his July 4 address. Farrakhan’s speech, which lasted nearly three hours, was broadcast on Revolt TV, a network that rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs founded. Farrakhan said, “Mr. Greenblatt, you are Satan. Those of you that say that you’re Jews, […]

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Georgia Gov Signs Hate Crime Bill Into Law

The bill, which passed the state legislature on June 25, implements harsher penalties for those who target an individual based on race, gender, religion or sexual orientation. Kemp lauded the bill as “a sign of progress.” “Georgia is a state too great to hate,” he added. Jewish groups applauded the bill becoming law. “While we […]

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Ayatollah Khamenei Issues Poster Calling for ‘Final Solution’ Against Israel

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s office released a poster on May 19 calling for the “Final Solution” against Israel. The Jerusalem Post reported that the poster states in all capital letters, “Palestine will be free.” Below it are the words “The final solution: Resistance until referendum.” The poster depicts protesters at the Temple Mount holding Hezbollah and […]

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ADL: Anti-Semitism Is ‘Not Constrained by Specific Ideology or Politics’

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) held a webinar on May 14 delving deeper into its latest Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, explaining that anti-Semitism is “not constrained by specific ideology or politics.” ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said that 2019 had the highest number of incidents of anti-Semitism that the ADL has ever recorded at 2,107. There were […]

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EU Parliament Condemns Anti-Semitic Incitement in Palestinian Textbooks

The European Parliament, which is the legislative branch of the European Union (EU), passed a resolution on May 14 denouncing the anti-Semitic incitement permeating Palestinian textbooks. According to the Times of Israel, the resolution states that “problematic material in Palestinian school textbooks has still not been removed and [Parliament] is concerned about the continued failure […]

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Iranian Jewish Sites Reportedly Targeted in Arson Attack

The tomb of Esther and Mordechai, both of which are holy Jewish sites in Iran, was the target of an apparent arson attack. According to The Jerusalem Post, Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt first broke the news on May 15, tweeting: “Disturbing reports from #Iran that the tomb of Esther & Mordechai, a holy Jewish […]

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U.N. Secretary-General Warns of Rising Anti-Semitism and Other Forms of Hate During COVID-19 Pandemic

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a statement on May 8 calling for countries to tackle rising anti-Semitism and other forms of hate. Guterres said that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a torrent of bigotry being spread online. “Anti-foreigner sentiment has surged online and in the streets,” he said. “Anti-Semitic conspiracy theories have spread, […]

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NYT Criticized for Tweeting That Israeli Defense Ministry Pioneers ‘Ways to Kill People and Blow Things Up’

The New York Times has come under fire on social media for tweeting on May 8 that the Israeli Defense Ministry has made a name for itself in developing “ways to kill people.” The tweet was promoting a May 7 article from the Times detailing how the Israeli Defense Ministry’s research-and-development arm has been designing […]

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ADL Condemns Release of Massachusetts Man Charged With Attempting to Firebomb Jewish Facility

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) New England Regional Director Robert Trestan issued a statement on April 16 condemning the decision to release a man who was charged with attempting to firebomb a Jewish-sponsored, assisted-living facility in Longmeadow, Mass. The man, John Rathbun, was arrested and charged with attempted arson on April 15; prosecutors allege he was targeting […]

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