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Antisemites ‘Zoombombed’ our synagogue’s Shabbat services

An outsider — perhaps a bored prankster or possibly an extremist hacker — somehow accessed the annotating, audio and chat features of our Zoom session to share hateful messages.

By JODIE SADOWSKY/JTA
23/07/2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the AIPAC policy conference in Washington in March.
ADL to Pompeo: designate Hezbollah as concern for int'l religious freedom

The letter comes ahead of the anniversary of Hezbollah's AMIA bombing on July 18

New Hampshire sends bill requiring Holocaust education to governor

An Act Relative to Holocaust and Genocide Studies will also establish a commission to study best educational practices.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/07/2020
SodaStream becomes the first Israeli company to join Facebook boycott

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg announced on Friday it will start labeling newsworthy content that violates the social media company's policies.

29/06/2020
ADL backs Harvard in lawsuit challenging race-based admissions policies

The ADL argued against a claim that Harvard’s treatment of Asian-American applicants is similar to the discrimination it practiced against Jews.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
29/05/2020
Jonathan Greenblatt
Jonathan Greenblatt: Extremists exploit coronavirus crisis to spread hate

“Virus-related conspiracy theories are proliferating,” noted the Anti-Defamation League CEO.

ISIS militants who surrendered to the Afghan government are presented to media in Jalalabad, Nangarh
ADL: 50% increase in US arrests 'linked to domestic Islamist extremism'

However, while there were no attacks or murders directly linked to domestic Islamist extremism last year, the ADL still laid down a stark warning.

A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL is held at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church for victims of the atta
Two-thirds of US Jews say they are less safe than a year ago, ADL finds

Results come following severe violence against Jews in American in America, including Poway, Jersey City, and Monsey attacks

Classic antisemitic allegations arise over coronavirus, says gov't report

Anti-Israel and far-right, white supremacist groups all involved in inciting antisemitic hatred around coronavirus

Will the coronavirus lead to yet another spike in antisemitism in the US?

"It happens every time there is a major pandemic: it happened with Africans around Ebola, and it happened recently with the Orthodox community in New York City around the measles scare that we had.”

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