Anti-Muslim messages on wall
July 23rd, 2018

Researchers have discovered a link between President Trump’s tweets criticizing Islam and a corresponding rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes. Trump’s message has struck a chord with many Americans who believe that Islam poses a grave threat to the Western world. Continue reading

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

A group of Holocaust survivors
April 13th, 2018

For seven decades, “never forget” has been the rallying cry of the Holocaust remembrance movement. But a shocking new survey (released, ironically, on Holocaust Remembrance Day) reveals that many Americans – particularly millennials – lack a basic understanding of the Holocaust and its horrors. Continue reading

A letter declaring April 3 "Punish a Muslim Day"
March 15th, 2018

Copies of an anonymous letter declaring April 3 “Punish a Muslim Day” have generated waves of anxiety in Muslim communities throughout the United Kingdom. The letters even include a table awarding point values for specific acts of violence against Muslims: 25 points for pulling off a woman’s head scarf, 500 for killing a Muslim person, and 1,000 for bombing a mosque. Continue reading