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

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

August 28th, 2017

Let’s say you are opposed to same-sex marriage, and are trying to prevent it from becoming law. You want to bring people over to your point of view, but polite tactics aren’t working. How far is it OK to go? … Continue reading

Over 100 Jewish gravestones were knocked over in a Philadelphia cemetery
March 3rd, 2017

The United States has been rocked by a recent wave of anti-Semitism. Across the country, incidents of threats and vandalism have sparked alarm and forced Jewish communities into action. One bright spot: they’re not alone in the struggle for peace. Continue reading

February 25th, 2015

Some time ago, we posted a blog that said, “hate is hate,” wherein we looked at the similar feelings behind movements such as blaming and gassing Jews for Germany’s problems and the rise of the Nazi party as well as … Continue reading