US State Department: Comparing Israeli Policy to Nazism Is Antisemitic

By Aaron S., Jerusalem Online— The US State Department has updated its definition of anti-Semitism, by adding that “making comparisons between contemporary Israeli policy and Nazi policy” is an example of anti-Semitism in public life. In 2018, the State Department adopted the definition of anti-Semitism established by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Most of…

58 Jewish groups gather in NY to mobilize against anti-Semitism

By JNS , Israel Hayom Staff— Fifty-eight Jewish organizations gathered in New York City on Wednesday for a “National Consultation on Responses to Anti-Semitism” to address ever increasing anti-Semitic incidents in the United States, Europe and around the world. Organized by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and hosted at the UJA-Federation…

US Justice Department Summit seeks response to ‘cancer’ of Jew-hatred, anti-Semitism

By Jackson Richman, JNS— The U.S. Department of Justice hosted its first “Summit on Combating Anti-Semitism” on Monday, where U.S. Attorney General William Barr opened the proceedings by calling Jew-hatred a “cancer.” An invocation by Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik preceded Barr’s remarks. Soloveitchik quoted U.S. President George Washington’s famous letter in 1790 to the Jews of…