November 8, 2023

Global Editorial: Jews worldwide haven’t been this fearful in living memory

Editor’s Note: The following piece, an initiative of the Jewish News in London and The Jerusalem Post, is being published simultaneously in Jewish media outlets around the world. “Jews worldwide haven’t been this fearful in living memory” Jewish media outlets worldwide call for combating the surge in antisemitism Two […]
November 1, 2023

Using the term “genocide” regarding Gaza is a dangerous misuse of the word

Posters accusing Israel of genocide, such as this one at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, are common in anti-Israel events. Courtesy Southern Jewish Life. by Jay Michaelson (The Forward) — Last week, I argued in these pages that Israel’s military operations in Gaza, however […]
July 3, 2023

Florida State U. faces civil rights complaint after denouncing antisemitism

Florida State University By Farley Weiss and Leonard Grunstein (JNS) — A student elected as president of the student senate at Florida State University in June of 2020 has a reported history of derogatory comments towards Jews and Israel. They included social media posts that […]
May 4, 2023

Nothing is Ever Black and White, But it Looks So Great in Blue and White

By Robert French Recently, I and thousands of others from North America and across the globe were woven into the fabric and experience of Israel. For 2023’s General Assembly of the Jewish Federation of North America didn’t take place solely in the halls of Tel […]
August 26, 2022

Editorial: Jewish community needs to tell antisemitic Presbyterian Church (USA) goodbye

By Larry Brook, editor The Presbyterian Church (USA) has declared Israel’s creation to be a disaster, calls Israel an apartheid state, made an explicit comparison of Israel to Nazi Germany under the banner of “never again” and redefined antisemitism to encompass non-Jews. Why, then, is […]
March 17, 2022

Anti-Israel “cry-bullies” try to enforce free speech double standard at Vanderbilt

By Richard Cravatts (JNS) — Vanderbilt’s Chabad hosted a speaking event on Feb. 23 by Rudy Rochman, who describes himself as a “Jewish and Israel rights activist” who has “the intention,” as Chabad put it, “of creating a productive conversation around the issue of the […]
October 7, 2021

Iron Dome opponents just want more dead Jews — and Palestinians

Iron Dome in action By Larry Brook, editor For the Squad, what the world needs is more dead Jews. And Palestinians, for that matter. Harsh, perhaps. But in their quest to remain passionately anti-Israel, they have let logic fly out the door and taken a […]
July 11, 2021

N.C. activists prod failed Jewish leaders for not defending the community

By Charles Jacobs (JNS) — It’s hard to ignore the simple fact that Jewish leaders have failed to stop or even slow the accelerating epidemic of Jew-hatred in America. Like failed generals fighting the last war, they have focused on Nazis and the political right […]
July 9, 2021

Louisiana: Don’t confuse Holocaust education with battle over Critical Race Theory

A visitor looks at photographs of camp inmates at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial in Oswiecim, Poland. Credit: Desi H. Sitorus/Shutterstock. By Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — There is no more obvious sign that American education is in trouble than the fact that most state legislatures […]