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There is a lot of antisemitic hate speech on social media and algorithms are partly to blame – The Conversation

| July 27, 2022

Antisemitic incidents have shown a sharp rise in the United States. The Anti-Defamation League, a New York-based Jewish civil rights group that has been tracking cases since 1979, found that there were 2,717 incidents in 2021. This represents an increase of 34% over 2020.

Testing the Waters: The Cultural Politics of Normalization and the Impact of the Abraham Accords in the Gulf – Wilson Center

| July 27, 2022

In his first Middle East trip as President of the United States, Joe Biden appears to be keen to continue one of former President Trumps most prominent foreign policy priorities: urging normalization between Israel and Arab states. Although the UAE and Bahrain signed the Trump-brokered Abraham Accords at a governmental level in 2020, challenges remain at the grassroots level. In response, states across the GCC have pursued different strategies to mobilize popular sentiment

Parents on Edge Over Solana Beach Plan to Vet Donated Books with ‘Debatable Topics’ – Voice of San Diego

| July 27, 2022

In April, the Solana Beach School District implemented a new plan for how to vet donations of books and other media and officials said it will keep the decision in the hands of local schools and out of politics. But some parents and advocacy organizations are suspicious of the timing

ADL Asks Iceland to Act on Pro-Palestine Mapping Website – NBC10 Boston

| July 16, 2022

A Jewish advocacy group is calling on Icelands government to take action againsta pro-Palestine websiteseeking to dismantle various Boston-area Jewish institutions thats being hosted by an Icelandic internet company. The website is hosted by Reykjavk-based 1984 Hosting Co.

GOP candidate for Pa. governor Mastriano paid $5000 to the website used by the Tree of Life shooter – 90.5 WESA

| July 16, 2022

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INSTITUTE INDEX: How U.S. taxpayers subsidize the Oath Keepers – Facing South

| July 16, 2022

Date on which former Oath Keepers spokesperson Jason Van Tatenhove testified before the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, in which Oath Keeper members played a lead role: 7/12/2022 Year in which Stewart Rhodes a Yale Law School graduate, U.S.

Civil Rights and Youth Organizations Send Letters to Texas School Districts Urging Them to Ensure Dress Codes Are Not Discriminatory – NAACP Legal…

| July 14, 2022

Read a PDF of our statement here. Today, seventeen civil rights groups and youth organizations sent letters to every Texas school superintendent urging them to ensure their districts dress codes and related polices are not fostering unlawful discrimination that unfairly denies students an equal opportunity to get an education based on their race, gender, or religion

‘Credible threat’ focused on Jewish community in San Antonio is lifted, suspect in custody – Texas Public Radio

| July 10, 2022

The threat that caused officials with Temple Beth-El to cancel Saturday's Shabbat services and that inspired the Jewish Federation of San Antonio to urge that "all Jewish gatherings be suspended" was lifted in the late afternoon. In a statement, the Jewish Federation of San Antonio explained that it "received an official update from the FBI that there is no 'known imminent threat' in effect any longer for the San Antonio area Jewish community." It continued: "Although we recommend staying vigilant and aware of your surroundings at all times, we are pleased to share that the urgency of concern has been lowered." The statement also thanked "our local and national law enforcement partners, along with our colleagues at the ADL and SCN, for their diligence, expertise, and professionalism." Nammie Ichilov, president and CEO of the Federation, also reported that the FBI had apprehended a suspect. TPR had not confirmed that report by late Saturday

Racist flyers in Connecticut are part of a rise in incidents of hate across New England – Connecticut Public

| July 10, 2022

People throughout New England are being confronted more and more by white supremacist incidents. There was a march on Boston on July 3 by a group called Patriot Front.

Okay Hand Gesture | ADL – Anti-Defamation League

| June 26, 2022

Note: For reasons explained below, particular caution must be used when evaluating this symbol. The okay hand gesturein which the thumb and index finger touch while the other fingers of the hand are held outstretchedis an obvious and ancient gesture that has arisen in many cultures over the years with different meanings


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