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Hate sign put up against lesbian kindergarten teacher in Be'er Ya'acov

"It is an unending frustration and unfortunately the police are doing nothing to stop this hatred," kindergarten teacher Aviva Levi said.

Instagram launches feature to tackle hate speech, abuse

Starting in a few weeks, all users will also have the extended option to entirely block out people from contacting them on Instagram, after blocking their account.

By REUTERS
21/04/2021
Antisemitism in the United States: Antisemitic graffiti on The Rock landmark at the University of Te

Antisemitic assaults drop 19% worldwide due to COVID-19, study finds

The lockdowns limited personal interactions generally, the authors of the Report on Antisemitism Worldwide said. There were 371 cases of physical assaults last year.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
07/04/2021

Facebook gives more control over comments, News Feed to users

The changes come as the world's largest social network has been under fire for amplifying hate speech and misinformation globally across its platforms.

By REUTERS
01/04/2021
Deadly shootings at three spas in Georgia

Killings of Asian women renew push for tougher US hate crime laws

"No one wants to be the last state standing without a hate crime law," said Swati Patel, interim CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

By REUTERS
20/03/2021

Delay livestreams on social media to block massacre broadcasts - Wiesenthal Center

The report suggests to delay live streams to block massacre broadcasts.

TikTok combats violence, antisemitism, with these new features

TikTok has recently announced a zero-tolerance policy toward violent content or discourse on its app.

Left: a noose hung by rioters on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Right: a man wearing a "Camp Au

Talking to children about antisemitism, hate crimes - opinion

For the last 20 years I lived in Capitol Hill, a bucolic neighborhood in Washington, DC – surely a place with no open antisemitism, right? Wrong.

17/02/2021

Why are Jewish groups fighting the IHRA antisemitism definition? - opinion

The attempts by these political groups to advance their agenda by twisting the purpose of the IHRA framework is in fact an attempt to legitimize antisemitism.

Gov't calls on social media companies to label antisemitic content

Twitter representative says comments by Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei allowed to remain because of ‘public interest’ in archival, historical record of such comments.

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