Fighting Anti-Semitism

July 7, 2021

Dozens of groups plan July 11 Washington solidarity rally against antisemitism

The National Mall in Washington, D.C. Credit: Albert Pego/Shutterstock. (JNS) — Dozens of national and local Jewish organizations are banning together for “No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity With the Jewish People,” to be held on July 11 in Washington, […]
June 13, 2021

Silence in the Face of Spreading Antisemitism is not an option

by Jerry Gordon Something new and frightening happened in the U.S. during the recent 11-day rocket and missile war between Israel and U.S.-designated Palestinian terror group Hamas in Gaza that ended in a tentative cease fire on May 21. It […]
May 5, 2021

Jewish leaders praise U.S. decision to skip 20th anniversary of Durban anti-racism “hatefest”

A panel at the World Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa, from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, 2001. Credit: U.N./Ron da Silva. (JNS) — Jewish leaders on May 5 praised the Biden administration for announcing that the United States […]
April 7, 2021

Jerusalem Declaration: An antisemitism definition that defends antisemites

by Mitchell Bard (JNS) — In the latest installment of Jews are our own worst enemies, a group of 211 professors have decided they should redefine anti-Semitism because they are not happy with the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition. To […]
March 27, 2021

Sanitizing anti-Zionism by redefining antisemitism

by Ben Cohen (JNS) — Another week, another solemn definition of what does and doesn’t constitute anti-Semitism, another quixotic attempt to slow the growing adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of the “longest hatred” by governments, local authorities […]
February 23, 2021

ADL program a reminder for Jews to be vigilant against violent hate

by Richard Friedman There are a growing number of haters on the far right, driven by white supremacy, antisemitism, anti-government radicalism, grievance mindsets and conspiracy theories. These were among the takeaways from a recent online program on hard-right hate groups, […]
February 22, 2021

Conspiracy Theories and Today’s New Antisemitism

Protesters at “Unite the Right” rally, Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12, 2017. Image Credit: Anthony Crider/Wikimedia Commons by Charles Lipson Today’s conspiracy theories, like their predecessors, frequently target Jews. This age-old hatred was on shameless display during the Capitol riots, where […]
February 20, 2021

Why are IfNotNow, other anti-Israel groups passionately opposed to IHRA antisemitism definition

by Georgia Leatherdale-Gilholy and Zac Schildcrout (JNS) — The self-proclaimed Jewish-American “progressive” organization IfNotNow hosted a discussion on Jan. 27 about “how the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism has been destroying the progressive movement.” The word “discussion,” may, in fact, be too generous […]
January 14, 2021

20 Years Later: Legacy of the antisemitic “anti-racism” Durban Conference

by Akiva Van Koningsveld ( — On the last day of 2020, Israel and the United States stood alone, not for the first time, by voting against the United Nation’s coming year’s budget. According to Washington’s ambassador to the UN, […]