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What is Anti-Semitism? | ADL

| September 26, 2017

Hostility toward Jews dates to ancient times, perhaps to the beginning of Jewish history. From the days of the Bible until the Roman Empire, Jews were criticized and sometimes punished for their efforts to remain a separate social and religious group one that refused to adopt the values and the way of life of the non-Jewish societies in which it lived.

How Do Other Nations Memorialize Their Past Atrocities? – HuffPost

| August 24, 2017

The United States is once again grappling with what to do about public symbols of the Confederacy as they become rallying points for white supremacists. The debate intensified this month after a woman was killed and dozens were injured in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white supremacist demonstration against the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen.Robert E.

200 Big City Mayors And ADL Unveil Plan To Combat Hate – Forward

| August 19, 2017

Getty Images NEW YORK (JTA) The mayors of Americas largest cities are launching a partnership with the Anti-Defamation League to combat hate and bigotry.

This Undercover Spy Operation Helped Foil a Nazi Plot in 1930s LA – L.A. Weekly

| August 16, 2017

German American Bund meeting, 1935 CRC Papers In the spring of 1933, a police report submitted to LAPD captain William “Red” Hynes noted “considerable quantities” of Nazi literature littering the streets of downtown Los Angeles.

Why you see swastikas in America but not Germany – Vox

| August 16, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed horror at the racist marches that roiled Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend. It is racist, far-right violence, and clear, forceful action must be taken against it, regardless of where in the world it happens, she said on German television Monday. She might have added that such a thing wouldnt have happened in todays Germany because its illegal.

Censor white supremacy – The Week Magazine

| August 16, 2017

Sign Up for Our free email newsletters One of the most welcome political developments of my lifetime is the growing suspicion with which attempts to cloak even the most detestable utterances under the mantle of “free speech” is regarded. From the misogynistic obscurantism of #GamerGate (years later I still can’t find anyone who can tell me what the “-gate” was) and the painfully unfunny parody of stand-up comedy performed on college campuses by the expatriate employer of ghostwriters known as Milo Yiannopoulos to the latter-day phrenology of the so-called alt-right and the unabashed Holocaust denial of Stormfront, there are expressions that most of us consider on their face unacceptable and undeserving of a platform. The difference is that now increasingly it looks as if people have concluded that it is our duty to make sure they are denied one

ADL Unconvinced by Trump’s Condemnation of KKK and White Supremacists – Algemeiner

| August 15, 2017

Email a copy of “ADL Unconvinced by Trumps Condemnation of KKK and White Supremacists” to a friend US President Donald Trump denounces white supremacist groups on Monday Aug. 14. Photo: Screenshot President Donald Trump finally issued a strident condemnation of white supremacist groups on Monday afternoon, denouncing by name the Ku Klux Klan and other neo-Nazi and white supremacist organizations whose violent actions at Saturdays far right rally in Charlottesville, Va., included a car ramming attack that resulted in the death of one anti-racist protester

ADL Calls on President Trump to Denounce White Supremacy … – NBC 29 News

| August 14, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling for president Trump to name the hate on display in Charlottesville during the Unite the Right rally. They are also requesting that he devise an action plan to confront white supremacy issues in our country

Cape Verde lists Jewish cemeteries as heritage sites – Jewish News

| August 12, 2017

The government of Cape Verde listed the island nations Jewish cemeteries and some other structures as heritage sites. A Washington-based group, the Cape Verde Jewish Heritage Project, announced the June 29 designation of the sites as part of the countrys National Historical Patrimony this week in an email to its members. The designation means that the cemeteries may not be destroyed and that a number of buildings with Jewish associations may not be altered, the groups president, Carol Castiel, told JTA

‘French Jews in Hebron best answer to UNESCO’ – The Jerusalem Post

| August 10, 2017

PARTICIPANTS IN the annual Hebron march show the flag, with the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the background yesterday. (photo credit:TOVAH LAZAROFF) As a new immigrant, Yigal Naouri first marched through the streets of Hebron in 1987 with some 500 French Jews in a show of solidarity with the fledgling Jewish community. Thirty years later, the 49-year-old Jerusalem resident again paraded through Hebron, this time with more than 1,000 French Jews under the hot August sun on Wednesday, and to the beat of loud religious music.


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