What Anti-Semitism Has to Do With All of Us
The Institute for Jewish Policy Research compiled a recent report based on an EU survey of more than 2,700 Jewish Europeans between the ages of 16 and 34 living in 12 European Union member states.
MEDIA WATCH—“The Only Downside” Is Your Intolerance
Nice of you to note the heroic work of Riverdale actress Marisol Nichols, who is actually doing something about sex trafficking. Pity you felt you had to resort to trying to shame her for her religious beliefs in the process.
Spate of Anti-Semitic Attacks Prompts Calls for Unified Action
While the world’s Jewish community came together to celebrate the Festival of Lights this week, three anti-Semitic attacks occurred in New York City in the span of 24 hours.
May Marks Jewish-American Heritage Month
In 1654, the first Jews arrived in New Amsterdam (present day New York City). Commemorating more than 350 years since that first landing, President George W. Bush proclaimed May 2006 the first annual Jewish-American Heritage Month.
STAND Condemns Rise of Anti-Semitism in France
In a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg, France, on February 19, vandals used the cover of night to deface nearly 100 of these sacred memorials, spray-painting them with swastikas and anti-Semitic phrases.
STAND Denounces Heinous Act of Anti-Semitic Bigotry in Central Germany
Friday, 12 months later, mourners arrived at the synagogue to mark the anniversary of the attack, only to discover that memorials for the victims had been defaced with swastikas.
World Remembers the Holocaust
This year’s Holocaust Day marks the 75th anniversaries of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, the end of the Holocaust and the end of World War II. Recent polling from the Pew Research Center, however, shows a lack of knowledge amongst Americans on the basic facts of the Holocaust and of Adolf Hitler’s rise to power. Out of 13,000 polled, fewer than half correctly answered multiple choice questions about those subjects.