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Anti Semitism

Report: Facebook Doesn’t ‘Recognize Holocaust Denial’ as Anti-Jewish Hate Speech

Friday, August 21, 2020

08/20/2020 Facebook, according to an Aug. 10 report, “actively promotes further Holocaust-denial content to that user” and “has been unwilling to recognize Holocaust denial as a form of hate speech against Jews.” “Hosting the Holohoax: A Snapshot of Holocaust Denial Across Social Media,” was released by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a think tank in … Read More

How Team Trump is combatting Iran’s militant anti-Semitism

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

08/18/2020 Even as the pandemic has taken a major hit on Iran, Tehran refuses to let up on its virulent hatred of Jews and targeting of Israel. Which is why the Trump administration’s pushback remains as vital as ever. When the Islamic Revolution swept Iran 41 years ago, an ideology driven by rabid anti-Semitism erased … Read More

‘Synagogue of the American Revolution’ in Philadelphia defaced with antisemitic graffiti

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

08/18/2020 Antisemitic slogans scratched outside the Philadelphia house of prayer widely known as the “Synagogue of the American Revolution” are being investigated by local police. The messages “Jews are Scum” and “Long Live Hitler” alongside a Nazi swastika were scratched onto a sign outside the synagogue. After the scrawls were discovered by an employee of … Read More

Facebook Algorithm Found to Push Holocaust Denial to Users

Monday, August 17, 2020

08/17/2020 Facebook’s algorithm for suggesting content that may interest users has actively promoted Holocaust denial pages, according to the findings of a UK-based research institute reported in the Guardian newspaper on Sunday. The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a UK-based counter-extremist organization, found that following public pages with Holocaust denial content caused Facebook to recommend … Read More

Orthodox Synagogue In Harrisburg Is Defaced With Swastika

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

08/11/2020 Police in Harrisburg, Pa., are investigating the vandalism of a local synagogue. Swastikas were spray-painted on the exterior of Kesher Israel Synagogue, an Orthodox congregation. The graffiti was removed shortly after it was found on Monday. “Nobody wants to think of their spiritual home, where they go for a peaceful religious experience, to gain … Read More

New Instagram Account Shares Anonymous Stories Of Antisemitism On College Campuses

Monday, August 10, 2020

08/07/2020 A graduate student’s Jewish facial features mocked. A classmate saying Jews play the “minority card” to get into college. Swastikas drawn on the doors of Jewish students’ dorm rooms. These are some of the stories shared on a new Instagram account, Jewish on Campus, which collects the anonymous anecdotes of Jewish students across the country … Read More

Window of New Mexico Holocaust Museum Smashed by Vandals

Thursday, August 6, 2020

08/06/2020 The front window of the New Mexico Holocaust Museum in downtown Albuquerque was shattered in an act of vandalism. The incident took place during the funeral of Georgia Rep. John Lewis on July 30. The museum’s window featured a poster of a large photo of an early 1960s civil rights march. The head of … Read More

Four Men Arrested for Hanging ‘Hitler Was Right’ Banner on Bridge in US

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Four men were arrested for hanging a banner reading “Hitler Was Right” on a railroad bridge in Arizona. The men were seen hanging the banner on the bridge on Saturday morning, the NBC affiliate KPNX 12News reported. They were caught posing and taking pictures with the sign.  The banner also included a link to a … Read More

Dozens of Headstones Smashed at Jewish Cemetery in Russia

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

07/31/2020 Dozens of headstones at a Jewish cemetery in the Russian city of St. Petersburg were smashed. The perpetrators left no graffiti indicating that their actions were a hate crime, KP.ru reported. Police are investigating the incident Tuesday at the Aleksandrovskaya Farm Avenue cemetery and indicated they have no suspects. The vandalized headstones were toppled … Read More