Antisemitism

Antisemitism is hostility towards or prejudice against the Jewish people. Since biblical times, Jews experienced periods in which they were persecuted for refusing to adopt the religion and culture of the ruling societies in which they lived. The rise of Christianity and perception of Jews as rejectors of Jesus led to a rise in antisemitism.

Jonathan Greenblatt

ADL outlines new policy agenda to fight domestic and global antisemitism

The multi-pronged plan calls on governments and public officials to take on a number of tasks.

On This Day: Romania orders Iași purged of Jews in pogrom in 1941

This pogrom took place in the city of Iași saw where Romania's Nazi-aligned regime slaughtered over 13,000 Jews. It remains one of the worst pogroms of all time, even in the Holocaust.

27/06/2022

Porto Jews slam Portugal for 'antisemitism,' 'persecuting Jews'

The accusations were made over the Portuguese parliament's arrest of a community rabbi for allegedly helping Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich obtain a Portuguese passport.

26/06/2022

Colorado congressional candidate accused of antisemitic comments

Three days away from the primary election, controversy among Jewish voters places Epps’ legitimacy on the line

By ARIELLA ROITMAN
26/06/2022
Yeshiva University Maccabees in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball tournament

What’s next for undrafted Yeshiva University basketball star Ryan Turell?

Turell is considering a move to Israel or the NBA’s minor league organization, according to ESPN.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
25/06/2022

Two officers stabbed outside Tunisian synagogue

It is not clear whether anyone was in the synagogue at the time of the attack, AFP reported.

By CALEB GUEDES-REED/JTA
25/06/2022
The Boston City Hall lights up in blue and white for Israel's 73rd Independence Day, April 15, 2021.

Boston city council member walks back antisemitic tweet

“Y’all are letting the Zionists SHAKE YOU DOWN,” Councilor Kendra Lara tweeted on Thursday.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
25/06/2022

Justice from beyond the grave

A family’s struggle to get masterpieces returned which Nazis had stolen

Germany's president censures antisemitism during major art show

Exhibits at this year's documenta fifteen art show include a pig labeled "Mossad" and an Orthodox Jew labeled "SS."

Jews, teens, LGBTQ bear the brunt of online hate-based harassment- ADL poll

Jewish respondents were more likely than any other group to attribute harassment to their religion. Hate was reported on Facebook more than any other platform.

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