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2021 Antisemitism

As a record number of anti-Semitic incidents have been reported in the U.K., British Jews are reacting with understandably high levels of fear. Following the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in May, anti-Semitic attacks saw a worldwide increase, though in the United Kingdom, remarkably so. A Rabbi in Essex was struck over the […]
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A 20-year-old Hasidic Jew walking in Midtown Manhattan was physically harassed when three teenagers grabbed his hat and would not give it back until the Jewish man yelled “Free Palestine.” Occurring in broad daylight as rush hour pedestrian traffic began to build at West 43rd Street at 12th Avenue, no […]
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Seven high school football coaches have been fired after it was caught on surveillance video that they forced a kosher-keeping player to eat a pepperoni pizza as punishment for missing a training session. The school board voted unanimously to oust the coaches, and none of them will be able to […]
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Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the site of an attempted anti-semitic attack this week, in which men dressed as Orthodox Jews followed a woman when she rebuffed their attempts to approach her. Police are searching for “three Middle Eastern males dressed as Orthodox Jewish [men],” who approached the woman, said […]
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As hate crimes against Jews continued around the world this week (and in spite of the cease-fire in Israel), righteous gentiles and even MMA fighting secular Jews have stepped up to protect Orthodox Jews as they went to and from shul last Shabbos. In Brooklyn, the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Division […]
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As a mob attack on Jews dining at a West Hollywood restaurant where the attackers were heard yelling “Death to Jews” is investigated as a hate crime, Hollywood celebrities are speaking out about the 483%+ rise in anti-Semitic attacks in the past week. Mayim Bialik, Debra Messing, Sarah Silverman, Michael […]
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With shocking videos captured by bystanders worldwide, the apparent huge uptick in anti-semitic attacks has been seen and felt in major cities worldwide in the past few days. From London and Toronto, to New York and Los Angeles, Jews have endured bottles smashed on them and their businesses, had their […]
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After a protest of pro-Palestinian supporters and a counter-protest of Israel supporters clashed in Midtown Manhattan, a Jewish man was beaten, chased and took refuge in a store, which helped him by locking the door on the angry mob. Tensions over the dire situation in Israel are inciting online aggression […]
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After a protest of pro-Palestinian supporters and a counter-protest of Israel supporters clashed in Midtown Manhattan, a Jewish man was beaten, chased and took refuge in a store, which helped him by locking the door on the angry mob. Tensions over the dire situation in Israel are inciting online aggression […]
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After news site Al Jazeera reported on the tragedy in Meron, 30,000 people commented on Twitter within the first six hours of the news being tweeted. Unfortunately, more than a third of the comments were either making fun of what happened or praising the fact that Jews had died. Investigative […]
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