discrimination

Racism is a collective problem – but there is still room for hope

Reflections on racism and disappointment and the vision of the mother of a dark-skinned boy, together with a belief that the “ideal heavenly Jerusalem” is not beyond reach.

02/07/2020
The Bahai Gardens in Haifa
Iran’s regime escalates violent persecution of Baha’is

At least 77 Baha'is face a new wave repression for their religious faith

Poland's president says he would ban LGBT teaching in schools

Duda is an ally of the ruling right-wing nationalist Law and Justice Party (PiS), which brands LGBT "ideology" as an invasive foreign influence undermining traditional values.

By REUTERS
10/06/2020
LGBTQ flag
Trump administration argues adoption orgs. allowed to refuse LGBT couples

The Justice Department, under the administration of US President Donald Trump, has weighed in heavily in the past on LGBTQ issues.

07/06/2020
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
Pro-BDS group settles lawsuit for discrimination against Israeli entities

The settlement, signed on Tuesday, commits the National Lawyers Guild to refraining from discriminating against Israelis.

An Iranian flag flutters in front of the IAEA headquarters in Vienna
Iran is the 'world’s chief trafficker in antisemitism,' says US monitor

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s antisemitic targeting its tiny Jewish population, Israel, Christians and Jews in the Diaspora, was cited in the report.

Members of LGBT community take part in a Gay Pride parade in central Istanbul, Turkey, July 1, 2018
Turkey’s Erdogan supports cleric's homophobic remarks

Homophobic remarks trigger storm of criticism

ASAP, ACPAI launch portal to report coronavirus-related discrimination

“The Jewish and Asian-American communities have been unfairly targeted for the spread of this deadly virus,” said Ronald S. Lauder.

16/04/2020
Border Police go about coronavirus inspections in Mea Shearim, a haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem.
Ultra-Orthodox community stigmatized over coronavirus allegations

‘We need solidarity and mercy from Israeli society’ Bnei Brak resident says

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