Jewish star and Torah
July 18th, 2018

After a college football coach was turned down for a job because he has “Jewish blood,” he filed suit against the school. A federal judge has since ruled that Jews are indeed a racial group, and are thus protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. But not everyone thinks this is a good thing. Continue reading

Twitter bubble expressing hate speech
May 10th, 2018

A new report estimates that over 3 million Twitter users posted roughly 4.2 million anti-Semitic tweets in the past year. The authors of the report say that while anti-Semitism is a widespread problem, Twitter has become a “megaphone to harass and intimidate Jews.” Continue reading

Muslim beauty model
January 30th, 2018

Even the most casual observer could tell you that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is capable of being reignited at any moment. Just as tensions appeared to be cooling off, a pair of international cosmetic companies inadvertently revamped the hostilities. Continue reading

Anti-Semitic graffiti
January 22nd, 2018

When someone mentions a hate crime, you probably picture an abhorrent act fueled by racist or homophobic sentiments. And many hate crimes do follow such a pattern. However, recent data reveal that in some places – contrary to popular understanding – the group most likely to become the victim of a hate crime is Jews. Continue reading