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Opinion: Setting the record straight on uptick in anti-Semitism – centraljersey.com

| June 11, 2021

We are all saddened by the loss of civilian life during the recent Israel/Hamas conflict.

‘Unacceptable’: Tory speaks out against rise in anti-Semitic incidents – CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News

| June 3, 2021

Toronto Mayor John Tory is speaking out against a rise in anti-Semitism in the city in the wake of increased reports of incidents targeting Jews. I want to be very clear that anti-Semitic acts are absolutely unacceptable and will not be tolerated in our city, Tory said in a statement Wednesday. I have heard the valid concerns of the Jewish community and I stand with them against this hatred.

A Statement in Support of the Jewish Community – Gibson Dunn

| June 3, 2021

May 27, 2021 Gibson Dunn strongly condemns acts of violence, hatred and bigotry of any kind.

Anti-Semitic incidents in UK condemned by church leaders as violence in the Holy Land escalates – Church Times

| May 20, 2021

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has joined other religious and political leaders in condemning the surge of anti-Semitic incidents across the UK over the weekend, in response to the escalating violence between Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land (News, 14 May). By Monday, 198 Palestinians were reported to have been killed, including 34 women and 58 children; 1230 are reported injured. Reported Israeli deaths stand at ten, including two children

‘We needed this’: Jews of color in U.S. to gather for first-ever ‘Shabbaton’ conference – NorthJersey.com

| May 10, 2021

Amitai-Aviv Mcelveen, at Temple Beth El in Vorhees, NJ, talked about the unique experiences he has encountered due to racism and anti Semitism. NorthJersey.com It seems as if every Jew of Color has "that story." Sometimes it happens at temple, where otherworshippersinquire why they are there, said HarrietteWimms an African-American psychologist from Baltimore. "Or they assume you're the nurse of a congregant or a member of the kitchen or cleaning crew." Often, there's theassumption that aperson of color couldn't possibly be Jewish from birth

The House of Fragile Things Review: Forever Outsiders – The Wall Street Journal

| May 10, 2021

Ghosts from the pages of Proust and the paintings of Renoir wander through sumptuously appointed salons and galleries, charmed to life by James McAuley in his alluring and disturbing history The House of Fragile Things. These spectral figures once belonged to a highly affluent milieu that was as celebrated as it was demonized. Its members bore such names as Cahen dAnvers, Camondo, Ephrussi, Reinach and RothschildJewish citizens of France who, in the years between the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and the countrys ignominious defeat by Hitler in 1940, assumed that their wealth, prominence and perhaps especially their philanthropy would save them from harm

Ban mock Jewish star at COVID protests, German anti-Semitism czar urges – DW (English)

| May 8, 2021

Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner Felix Klein urged authorities on Friday to stop protesters from using a mock yellow Star of David badge forced on Jews during World War II. Anti-lockdown protesters have been seen wearing the yellow badge in Germany in opposition to government plans to offer more freedoms to those who get vaccinated against COVID-19. Demonstrators changed the label inscription on the yellow badge to "unvaccinated," claiming Germany's coronavirus policy draws comparisons to the persecution of Jews during the war

Reviews of new Van Morrison album: It’s as bad as you’ve heard – Los Angeles Times

| May 8, 2021

Van Morrison has a new album out, and the initial reaction is pretty bad. And thats not even including allegations of anti-Semitism made against him over a song called They Own the Media. Since the pandemic hit, the Brown Eyed Girl singer-songwriter has been railing against lockdowns aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, putting out a handful of protest songs that courted plenty of controversy

Tufts University Responds to Incidents of Hate’ on Campus – NBC10 Boston

| May 8, 2021

Tufts University is investigating reported anti-Asian and anti-Semitic incidents that occurred on its campus last week. According to the university, passengers in a vehicle allegedly yelled anti-Asian slurs while driving by several students who were walking on campus. One of the students who says he was threatened and verbally insulted while walking down the street last week says he no longer feels safe on campus.

Antisemitism is on the rise in Ohio, and COVID-19 scapegoating may have exacerbated hate against Jewish people – The Columbus Dispatch

| May 8, 2021

When Justin Shaw heard that Ohio last year experienced the highest number of antisemitic incidents in more than 40 years, he wasn't surprised.


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