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ADL: Twitter removes only 5% of reported antisemitic posts J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| August 6, 2022

Twitter has an antisemitism problem, and its not doing nearly enough to combat it, according to an investigation by the Anti-Defamation League. Twitters Failure to Enforce its Policy Against Antisemitism, the title of a statement published by the ADL on July 14, cites 225 tweets posted during a nine-week period in early 2022 that expressed anti-Jewish sentiment and that repeated antisemitic tropes, including conspiracy theories about Jewish power and greed, Holocaust denial and accusations of pedophilia. After ADL reported the offending tweets to San Franciscobased Twitter, only 11 of them, or 5 percent of the total, were taken down by the platform, the agency said.

Sherman & Owens Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Honoring Victims of the Munich Massacre – Congressman Brad Sherman

| August 4, 2022

Washington, D.C. Ahead of the 50th Anniversary of the Munich Massacre, Congress MembersBrad Sherman (CA-30), Burgess Owens (UT-04), andShontel Brown (OH-11)introduced a bipartisan House Resolution calling for a moment of silence in Congress and at all future Olympic Opening Ceremonies in honor of the eleven Israeli athletes who were brutally murdered by a group of Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich

How Hitler’s Favorite Passion Play Lost Its Anti-Semitism – The Atlantic

| August 4, 2022

It would be hard to choose the most Jewish moment in this years production of Oberammergaus Passion Play, the grand spectacle that recounts the story of Jesus Christs trial, suffering, and resurrection. Begun in 1634 and performed roughly every 10 years, the play is produced by the inhabitants of this Bavarian village located in the foothills of the Alps. Maybe it was the scene where Jesus holds a Torah scroll aloft and leads the congregation in the Shma Yisrael, the Jewish declaration of faith in a single God, or perhaps it was the Last Supper, where Jesus and his apostles recite the traditional prayers over the wine and bread in convincing Hebrew.

Anti-Defamation League Proposes ‘Minecraft’ Should Examine Viability Of Player Verification And Global Blocklists To Counter "Hate And…

| August 4, 2022

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) have proposed Minecraft should consider the viability of player verification and globally blocklisting to combat hateful behavior.

Misogyny is fueling the countrys gun violence epidemic, experts say – Wisconsin Examiner

| August 1, 2022

This story originally appeared in Michigan Advance.

Dismantle the ADL: The Anti-Defamation League’s record of racist counterinsurgency and espionage – Mondoweiss

| August 1, 2022

This article is a snapshot from the Mapping Project: a project created by activists and organizers in eastern Massachusetts, investigating local links between entities responsible for the colonization of Palestine, for colonialism and dispossession here where we live, and for the economy of imperialism and war.

ADL condemns NY Jewish progressive group as ‘out of touch’ – thejewishchronicle.net

| August 1, 2022

(New York Jewish Week) A brand-new Jewish entrant to a crowded New York congressional race got a big amplification this week when the leader of the Anti-Defamation League, a national non-partisan civil rights advocacy group, shared his Twitter thread condemning a local progressive Jewish activist group. Brian Robinson, a Jewish businessman who is one of 17 Democrats vying to represent New Yorks newly drawn District 10, put up a 16-post long Twitter thread that called Jews For Racial and Economic Justice and its political arm, The Jewish Vote, a far-left scam.

ADL’s Robert Trestan Reflects on Time in New England – jewishboston.com

| August 1, 2022

For nearly a decade, Robert Trestan has headed the Anti-Defamation League New England.

Minecraft needs to invest in more hate moderation, ADL study finds – Input

| August 1, 2022

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is recommending that Minecraft invest in its content moderation efforts and in creating more robust community guidelines after the organization studied three months of anonymized chat data from the game. The study, which was conducted in collaboration with Take This, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, and GamerSafer, focused specifically on how Minecraft deals with hate speech

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.


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