racism

People participate in a meditation walk in support of Black Lives Matter organized by the Portland B
Union for Reform Judaism appoints racial equity and inclusion director

The URJ's Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts focus mostly on addressing racial equality, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, sexism and other forms of discrimination.

NYPD anti-discrimination chief allegedly made racist, antisemitic remarks

Kobel denied the charge to the New York Times but has been relieved of his job pending the completion of an Internal Affairs Bureau investigation

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
07/11/2020
White nationalist leader Richard Spencer of the National Policy Institute.
The Jewish filmmaker behind ‘White Noise’ seeks to expose alt-right

The filmmaker who caught that scene on tape was Daniel Lombroso, a descendant of Holocaust survivors whose grandmother cautioned him against putting himself in proximity to antisemites.

By BEN SALES/JTA
03/11/2020
Israeli sports commentator fired after making racist remarks live on air

In response to a missed strike, Sport 5 commentator Shlomo Sharaf issued the remark: "He should go eat bananas; I would put him on the plane and deport him right now."

Woman refuses to wear mask, yells racial obscenities at Black barista

The video shows the customer berating the barista yelling, "this is America and I don't have to do what you say! Trump 2020! F**K Black Lives Matter."

Louis Farrakhan
Op-ed tried elevating Black women but didn't address Farrakhan's bigotry

There are plenty of examples of Farrakhan’s bigotry, and they are not hard to find.

By JONATHAN A. GREENBLATT/JTA
21/10/2020
Cornell changes English department name in act for anti-racism policy

The proposal was put forth by faculty members of color, and was spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd.

TikTok to Knesset: We will fight antisemitic content on our platform

Renewed discussions also came in the context of Facebook's recent announcment banning all forms of Holocaust denial and distortion.

14/10/2020
Gov't to vote on bringing 2,000 of Ethiopia's Falash Mura to Israel

Netanyahu first proposed the initiative of actively helping members of the Falash Mura community reach Israel in 1997.

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