Antisemitism

Antisemitism is hostility towards or prejudice against the Jewish people. Since biblical times, Jews experienced periods in which they were persecuted for refusing to adopt the religion and culture of the ruling societies in which they lived. The rise of Christianity and perception of Jews as rejectors of Jesus led to a rise in antisemitism.

'I wanted to punch Kanye,' Elon Musk said in live Twitter Q&A

Elon Musk was asked how he would balance suspending Kanye West on Twitter and freedom of expression during a live Q&a session on Twitter.

White House to address rising antisemitism, attacks on Jews

The White House will address rising antisemitism in a roundtable even with Jewish leaders, hosted by the second gentleman Douglas Emhoff.

Jew jokes: What's funny and what's antisemitic? - explainer

Jokes about Jews have been found throughout history, many made by Jews themselves, who are no strangers to self-deprecating humor. However, antisemitism in comedy is alive and well.

05/12/2022

Kanye West antisemitism: Rapper Akon backs West despite Hitler comments

Akon appeared in a SkyNews interview and declined to condemn any of Kanye West's comments because they don't affect him.

Natalie Portman says rising antisemitism ‘painful,’ ‘frightening’

“This hatred must be combatted with boundless love for each other,” Portman said.

Antisemitic, racist, homophobic graffiti found in Virginia

This isn’t the first instance of antisemitic, homophobic and racist graffiti to appear in Maryland.

04/12/2022

Israeli UFC fighter Natan Levy to Kanye: Come see me if you've got a problem

"I am Jewish, it's what I am, it's [how] I was born. I'm very proud of it, and I will fight for it. I will fight for my people in the Octagon (the UFC fighting cage) or wherever need be."

By Sam Halpern
04/12/2022

Nevada becomes first state higher education system to adopt IHRA definition

This is the first time a state higher education system itself actively adopted the measure rather than doing so through legislative decree or gubernatorial order.

03/12/2022

Has antisemitism in US reached a tipping point? - analysis

The prevalence of anti-Jewish rhetoric and a number of high-profile antisemitic incidents are unlike the antisemitic milieu anywhere else.

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