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Antisemitism

This Monday, despite almost no news coverage, Cameron Cole entered a pediatrician’s office in the heavily Orthodox Jewish Teaneck, New Jersey holding a hammer, with blood dripping from his body. He began asking patients which ones were Jewish. A patient and her mother locked themselves in the bathroom, holding onto […]
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This Monday, despite almost no news coverage, Cameron Cole entered a pediatrician’s office in the heavily Orthodox Jewish Teaneck, New Jersey holding a hammer, with blood dripping from his body. He began asking patients which ones were Jewish. A patient and her mother threw bleach at him to stop him […]
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If you were in Times Square over the summer, you likely encountered some bold billboards calling out antisemitism. One of them read: Here’s an idea: Let’s ask everyone who’s wondering if antisemitism is real to wear a yarmulke for a week and then report back.  In a time when, so many […]
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When I was a kid, I didn’t really believe in modern anti-semitism. So I found it surprising when I was asked to speak on the topic for the You Speak, We Listen: Together We Stand event, a quarterly virtual storytelling event for women created by author Alyssa Berthiaume to empower […]
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After a floor tile was found with a swastika burned into it outside a Union Township yeshiva, police are investigating it as a hate crime. “We are closely following this disturbing development,” Dov Ben-Shimon, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest said on Twitter. He added, “We’re grateful for […]
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Shmuel Silverberg of University Heights Cleveland, a 19-year-old yeshiva student in Denver was shot and killed while standing outside the yeshiva early Wednesday morning. He was buried last night in Lakewood, New Jersey. According to the Facebook post of a mother of another student at the yeshiva: “At least 2 […]
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Shmuel Silverberg of University Heights Cleveland, a 19-year-old yeshiva student learning in Denver was shot and killed in his yeshiva early Wednesday morning. He was buried last night in Lakewood, New Jersey. According to the Facebook post of a mother of another student at the yeshiva: “At least 2 shooters […]
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Antisemitic Attacks have been rampant in the United States, especially since this past May, when the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict had an escalation. But former child star of the 1996 Tom Cruise film Jerry Maguire, Jonathan Lipnicki, is putting himself in the line of fire to protect his fellow Jews in Los […]
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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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Last week Variety editor Malina Saval penned an important piece:  Too Jewish For Hollywood: As Antisemitism Soars, Hollywood Should Address Its Enduring Hypocrisy In Hyperbolic Caricatures of Jews. In it Saval discusses Hollywoood’s Jewish history and its troubling portrayal of Jews. While some will say, “Jews control Hollywood,” the truth […]
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