Anti Semitism

Vandal, Caught on Tape, Scrawls Swastikas and Graffiti on Maryland Synagogue

Monday, April 6, 2020

Police in Montgomery County, Md., are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance footage last Saturday spray-painting the side of a synagogue with swastikas and hateful epithets. The man pulled into the parking lot of Tikvat Israel Congregation in Rockville, Md., around 1:30 am on March 28, got out of his car, and … Read More

White supremacist disrupts webinar for Jewish teens featuring deputy anti-Semitism envoy

Friday, April 3, 2020

A webinar on the video conferencing platform Zoom about anti-Semitism last week, featuring U.S. Deputy Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Ellie Cohanim, was disrupted by a white supremacist and hacker—an example of what the Anti-Defamation League has called “Zoombombing.” The Greater Boston chapter of NCSY, a Jewish youth group, hosted the hour-long webinar … Read More

Jewish Groups Condemn Surge of Coronavirus-Related Antisemitic Social Media Posts in New York’s Rockland County

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Jewish Federation and Foundation of Rockland County expressed concern about a sharp increase in antisemitic social media posts regarding the coronavirus pandemic and Orthodox Jews. Evan R. Bernstein – vice president of the ADL’s Northeast Division – stated, “All of us in Rockland County — residents, community leaders, and … Read More

Danon: UN must condemn Abbas’s false charge that IDF is spreading COVID-19

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The United Nations must condemn the incitement of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas against Israel, with his false charge that IDF soldiers are spreading coronavirus in the West Bank, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said on Monday.“At this time, despite Israel’s aid to the Palestinian Authority, we hear inciting comments coming from the … Read More

Monsey attack victim Josef Neumann succumbs to injuries

Monday, March 30, 2020

Josef Neumann, 72, who was critically injured in the Monsey machete attack during Hanukkah last December, has succumbed to his wounds. Neumann was struck in the head several times with a machete by the attacker, with the weapon penetrating his skull. In February, he opened his eyes after being in a coma for 59 days. … Read More

‘You’re Spreading the Virus’: Hasidic Man Alleges Antisemitic Discrimination at New York Car Dealership

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A Hasidic Jewish man has accused a New York car dealership of antisemitic discrimination after he was denied a pre-scheduled servicing appointment on the alleged grounds that he was “spreading” the coronavirus. The shocking incident occurred at Johnstons Toyota in New Hampton, New York. Video shot by the Hasidic man showed him asking an employee … Read More