Antisemitism

Teachers’ Union Head Under Fire for Anti-Semitic Comments

Civil rights groups are condemning teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten for accusing Jewish Americans of depriving others of opportunity in their bid to reopen schools. Weingarten has already found herself in the middle of multiple battles over reopening schools since…

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The Jerusalem Declaration’s Bogus Definition of Anti-Semitism

In 2016, following major attacks targeting Jewish and Israeli targets around the world, and based on earlier text adopted by the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia, the government-based International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) published a two-page working definition…

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The anti-Semitism permission slip Israel-haters wanted

Did the world need a new definition of anti-Semitism? Actually, no. The meaning of the term was fully explained in the document produced by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance in 2005. It laid out in detail not only the way it had…

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The Grammys Proved You Can’t Get Canceled for Anti-Semitism

These days, one can get canceled for anything…except anti-Semitism. Food critic Allison Roman lost her job at The New York Times for saying she doesn’t want a cookware line like Chrissy Teigen. Chris Harrison was axed from the next season of “The Bachelorette” because…

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Planning for Antisemitism in Planned Giving to Universities

A few years ago, a woman contacted the pro-Israel organization where I work, StandWithUs, worried about her late husband’s legacy. He had spent his career as a professor at a University of California (UC) school, and was devoted to both…

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Fake International Law Is the Newest Anti-Israel Libel

Earlier this month, several left-leaning senators and representatives signed various letters contending that “Israel has an obligation under international law” to provide free vaccines for all Palestinians in the Palestinian Authority (PA). The claims are baseless, and they call into…

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Only Antisemites Oppose the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

University College London School of Slavonic and East European Studies. Photo: Ethan Doyle White via Wikimedia Commons. The decision of the Academic Board at University College London (UCL) to demand that the institution rescind its adoption of the IHRA definition of antisemitism is…

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Jewish Voice for Peace Fights to Preserve Anti-Zionist Hatred Online

The group Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) claims to oppose bigotry and to support security and self-determination for both Israelis and Palestinians. But a new campaign JVP has joined aims to block rumored plans by Facebook to add the term “Zionism” to…

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