German authorities thwart far-right plot against Jews, refugees, police

01/25/2017 9:55 AM

A far-right plot against Jews, refugees, and police was foiled Wednesday by Germany authorities. In a report Wednesday, The Times of Israel said around 200 German


Hollywood really wanted to give Mel Gibson an Oscar nom

01/24/2017 5:21 PM

Mel Gibson received an Oscar nomination for Best Director today, his first nomination since winning the 1995 statue for Braveheart, as well as his first since


Russian parliament deputy speaker accused of anti-Semitism in church comments

01/24/2017 1:33 PM Updated: 3 months ago

  Pyotr Tolstoy, the Russian Parliament’s deputy speaker and the great-grandson of Leo Tolstoy, is facing a backlash from Jewish organizations for remarks perceived as anti-Semitic.


London Jews targeted in three separate anti-Semitic incidents

01/23/2017 4:04 PM

A spate of anti-Semitic attacks took place in London over the weekend, according to the U.K.-based NGO Campaign against anti-Semitism. The first, which was reported by


Rabbi Marvin Hier receives anti-Semitic backlash for inauguration prayer

01/23/2017 3:33 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Following an inauguration prayer beseeching the Almighty for Donald Trump’s success as president, Rabbi Marvin Hier was bombarded on social media with anti-Semitic messages, according to


Israel says global anti-Semitism on the rise

01/23/2017 9:45 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – The Israeli government on Sunday reported a global increase in anti-Semitic incidents in 2016, citing sharp rises in Germany, Britain and the United


“Nazi scum off our streets” chant protestors at alt-right ball

01/21/2017 5:33 PM Updated: 3 months ago

In celebration of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Washington D.C. saw the “Deploraball” for his supporters from the so-called ‘alt-right.’ More than 1,000 guests were greeted by a


Watch Richard Spencer deny he’s a neo-Nazi, then get punched in the face

01/21/2017 5:03 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Richard Spencer is the coiner of the term “alt-right,” which many believe is just a kinder term for “neo-Nazi.” Indeed, the much-discussed Nazi march on Whitefish,


Cuomo reassures New York Jews after bomb threats

01/20/2017 10:02 AM Updated: 3 months ago

On Wednesday, more than two dozen Jewish institutions suffered bomb threats, including three in New York. Late yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a statement reassured citizens


Montana police put up mezuzah in defiance of neo-Nazis

01/19/2017 5:47 PM

The police force of Whitefish, Montana defied a proposed neo-Nazi march by affixing mezuzahs to the doorpost of their station Wednesday. The request to put up


Anti-Semitic vandalism of Jewish columnist’s lawn prompts reflection

01/19/2017 2:43 PM

Sara McLeary, a columnist for B’nai Brith Canada, found a swastika drawn in the snow Saturday night on her front lawn. McCleary, who often covers anti-Semitism


Despites accusations of xenophobia and anti-Semitism, Marine Le Pen leads in polls for French presidency

01/19/2017 11:12 AM

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is leading in the polls at 25-26 percent, according to a poll this week reported in France’s Le Monde newspaper.


Bomb threats target more than two dozen Jewish institutions across U.S.

01/18/2017 3:11 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Bomb threats were sent to at least 25 Jewish institutions today, JTA reports. Jewish schools and community centers were targeted up and down the East and


Australian mayor accused of anti-Semitism after declining synagogue invite due to ‘divisive’ Israel

01/18/2017 11:55 AM

Peter Abelson, the mayor of the Sydney municipality of Mosman, has been accused of anti-Semitism for refusing to attend a synagogue ceremony as protest against Israel’s


Philadelphia sees new wave of vandalism targeting Jews

01/17/2017 3:35 PM

This winter has seen a harsh wave of vandalism hit Philadelphia that targets Jewish institutions. The vandalism began no latter than Dec. 2, when Temple Menorah Keneseth

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Neo-Nazis postpone Montana march

01/12/2017 2:32 PM Updated: 3 months ago

A planned neo-Nazi march against the Jewish community of Whitefish, Montana has been called off, Haaretz reports Thursday. The march was organized by white supremacist Andrew Anglin

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Ukrainian far-right group recruited Brazilian neo-Nazis

01/12/2017 1:02 PM Updated: 3 months ago

A Ukrainian armed movement’s plot to recruit Brazilian neo-Nazis in the fight against pro-Russian rebels was uncovered by Brazilian police, Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported Thursday. According


“Enjoy the Mayhem”–Maryland family gets Nazi gold star for supporting Black Lives Matter

01/09/2017 4:49 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Sonya and Mikey Franklin are a Jewish couple who live in Rockville, Maryland. For the past several days, they’ve hung a “Black Lives Matter” flag in


The Miami Beach Jewish Community Center received a bomb threat today, just ours after the nearby Dave & Mary Alper JCC did. Both centers have been evacuated, and a bomb squad is currently sweeping both cites, according to NBC News.


(Video) Florida JCC evacuated

01/09/2017 2:26 PM

Norwegian Broadcaster Finds Himself in Hot Water

12/29/2016 1:21 PM

  People always need to be cautious with what they say and some more than others. Recently, in Norway, a broadcaster learned this the hard way