Anti-Semitism

For several years, anti-Semitism, worldwide, has been skyrocketing to levels not seen in decades. In the United States, the story is sadly much the same, except for one difference: CUFI. For the first time in history, an army of millions of committed Christian Zionists has banded together as Christians United for Israel to strongly oppose anti-Semitism and stand with the Jewish people.

U.S. antisemitism envoy: Armed guards needed at synagogues, Jewish centers

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Carr, interviewed on stage at the Global Coalition 4 Israel Conference by Jerusalem Post Editor-in-Chief Yaakov Katz, said such a move was an unfortunate but necessary step. “We live in a time of danger,” Carr said. “Any synagogue, every JCC, should have guards. God willing, may they never be needed, but they should be there.” Carr was … Read More

US Education Department to investigate anti-Semitic event sponsored by Duke-UNC

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

(June 17, 2019 / JNS) The U.S. Department of Education announced on Monday that it will investigate an anti-Semitic and anti-Israel conference in March hosted jointly by Duke University and the University of North Carolina. This was in response to U.S. Rep. George Holding sending U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a letter in April, calling … Read More

Bipartisan resolution condemning anti-Semitism unanimously passes Senate

Friday, June 14, 2019

(June 13, 2019 / JNS) The U.S. Senate unanimously passed on Thursday a bipartisan resolution, introduced by Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.), condemning anti-Semitism. “‘In the United States, Jews have suffered from systematic discrimination in the form of exclusion from home ownership in certain neighborhoods, prohibition from staying in certain hotels, restrictions … Read More

Army ROTC cadet kicked out over neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic online posts

Thursday, June 13, 2019

(JTA) — A cadet in the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps was kicked out of her unit at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte after posting neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic content online. Martha Gerdes also tweeted tacit support for the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue building in Pittsburgh that which left 11 Jewish worshippers dead. … Read More

DC suburb cancels screening of anti-Israel film

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Washington, D.C., suburb has canceled for now the screening of an anti-Israel film narrated by Roger Waters as part of a free documentary series. Thursday’s proposed screening of ‘The Occupation of the American Mind’ in the Takoma Park Community Center in Maryland as part of the “We Are Takoma” series has … Read More

Maryland suburb of DC to screen anti-Israel film

Monday, June 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Maryland suburb of Washington D.C. is screening an anti-Israel film narrated by Roger Waters as part of a free documentary series. “Occupation of the American Mind” is being shown by the municipality of Takoma Park on June 13 as part of the town’s “We Are Takoma” free cultural event series, taking place … Read More

Anti-Semitic incidents in New York almost double in 2018

Friday, June 7, 2019

Hate crimes in New York City have increased by 64% in 2019 largely because of a spike in the number of anti-Semitic incidents, city officials reported Tuesday. The New York Police Department handled 184 hate crimes from January 1 through June 2 – up from 112 in 2018 – despite the overall drop in crime … Read More

Organization of American States to adopt universal definition of anti-Semitism

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

(June 4, 2019 / JNS) The secretary general of the Organization of American States, the continental body of Latin American and Northern American states, expressed his commitment on Tuesday for the OAS to adopt the widely accepted definition of anti-Semitism by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. “Effectively fighting anti-Semitism here and around the world means … Read More