Battling Antisemitism

UNC Unlawfully Allows Professor To Promote Violence Against Israelis

By Mark Goldfeder1635175310349

There is an ongoing antisemitism problem at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This semester UNC is having Ms. Kylie Broderick – a graduate student professor who has made multiple, public, definitionally antisemitic statements, thinly couched in anti-Zionistic terminology – teach a...

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The Antisemitic Squad: Targeting Charities While Ignorant of the Law

By Mark Goldfeder1630159200000

A group of seven liberal Democrats in the House of Representatives recently sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen asking her to review (and calling on her to revoke) the tax-exempt status of American charities that provide support to Jewish people living in the State of Israel, including...

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Rep. Tlaib Aims To Wipe Out American Groups That Support Israel

By Ali Holston1628868628613

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) has a long documented history of antisemitism. Her disdain for the Jewish people has been on full display since she stepped into the political spotlight as a freshman Member of Congress nearly two years ago. Her latest antisemitic comments came during the Democratic...

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Stop Rep. Tlaib’s Antisemitic Attempt To Shut Down Pro-Israel Groups

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Pro-Socialism Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib – known for her antisemitic attacks on Israel and the Jewish people – is now going after Americans and organizations who support our ally Israel. She has...

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Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Company Absurdly Claims Its Israel Boycott Is Not Antisemitic

By Jordan Sekulow1627510096543

Ben and Jerry’s ice cream company has not shied away when it comes to involving itself in the political arena. In the latest example, Ben and Jerry’s independent board of directors released a statement indicating they would no longer sell products in what they call “the Occupied Palestinian...

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ACLJ Makes Demand To Stop the Rising Tide of Antisemitic Attacks

By Jordan Sekulow1626785940000

Disgusting displays of antisemitism, including attacks on innocent Jewish Americans, are on the rise in the United States. From college campuses to our city streets , antisemitism is seething, attempting to normalize itself, even among the so-called woke. None of this should come as a surprise when...

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Too Little, Too Late: Rep. Omar Tries to "Clarify" Statement

By Jordan Sekulow1623445897008

As we’ve told you , Representative Ilhan Omar has said yet another controversial statement relating to foreign policy at a time when we are witnessing multiple domestic and foreign crises. Rep. Omar – an elected member of the United States Congress, who sits on the Foreign Affairs Committee – just...

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It’s Past Time for Rep. Ilhan Omar To Be Censured

By Ali Holston1623423182033

To absolutely no one’s surprise, Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN-5) is under fire once again for comparing America to the Taliban and Hamas. Yes, you read that correctly. A sitting Member of Congress literally put the greatest country in the world, America, and the only democracy in the Middle East, Israel,

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ACLJ Secures Victory for Jewish Student at Georgia Tech

By Mark Goldfeder1611337148164

The ACLJ has just settled an important case with an agreement that immediately affects Jewish students at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and can hopefully set a precedent for other universities to follow. Last January we filed a federal complaint on behalf of our client, Hillels of Georgia,

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Antisemitic Doctor Finally Loses Medical License

By Jordan Sekulow1599224400000

We’ve warned you that the plague of hateful antisemitism is on the rise in our country and too many people seem willing to turn their heads. The ACLJ refuses to look away. We are fighting antisemitism all the way to the United Nations. And when a Muslim doctor in Ohio threatened on social media...

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Taking a Direct Stand Against Antisemitism

By Shaheryar Gill1592571600000

We have just submitted a critical report to the office of the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief on the issue of antisemitism. Special Rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed recently invited Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and others to submit information on issues relating...

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BDS Founder Says It's Okay to Use Potential Israeli Vaccine

By Jay Sekulow1586298088115

In a case of ironic breaking news, the co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel says it will not apply to a vaccine from Israel for the Coronavirus. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live we discussed the fraud that is the BDS movement. Talk about an irony. I’ve said...

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Dept. of Education Agrees with Investigation of Antisemitic Event

By Stuart J. Roth1584368674058

This week our fight against antisemitism on American college campuses took a major step forward. The ACLJ received word that the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has accepted our complaint against the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and is opening an...

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Victory: Spotify Removes User-Created Antisemitic Incitement

By Jeff Ballabon1581975925658

At the ACLJ, we’re well aware that the Internet is being weaponized to incite hate and violence against people of faith – and in particular, more and more openly and dangerously against Jews. In the United States, Jews make up only about 2% of the population, yet Jews are the victims of hate crimes...

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Victory: Frivolous Lawsuit by Anti-Israel Attorney Tossed Out

By Jordan Sekulow1579037201240

The ACLJ just scored a key victory in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in our ongoing defense of the interests our ally Israel against harmful antisemitic discrimination and economic terrorism. We filed a critical amicus brief in a case when a lawyer sued the State of Arizona over what he...

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Taking Action on Antisemitism on Major University Campus

By Mark Goldfeder1578073911586

At the ACLJ, we’ve just taken new action to combat the growing scourge of antisemitism in America’s universities. Last week we filed a federal complaint on behalf of our client, Hillel of Georgia, asking the Department of Education to investigate and determine whether the Georgia Institute of...

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Why Trump's Executive Order on Antisemitism Gets it Right

By Mark Goldfeder1576600762414

President Trump 's new executive order codifies longstanding Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) policy that, for the purposes of Title VI discrimination claims, Jewish students are protected against antisemitism. It also says that when evaluating these claims, the department...

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New Reports on Antisemitism Shed Light on BDS

By Mark Goldfeder1570480785108

Mark Goldfeder, Special Counsel for International Affairs at the ACLJ, has authored several opinion editorials that deal with the release of a new report by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief that underscores the dangers and antisemitic nature of the Boycott,

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Grim Report Shows Violent Antisemitism is Rising

By Jordan Sekulow1560875370264

Vile antisemitism is on the rise in America. It shouldn’t be surprising when our leaders in Washington spew anti-Israel, anti-Jewish sentiment without repercussions. A recent report revealed that 60% of the hate crimes committed in New York City alone targeted Jewish people. And that’s just through...

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Hospital Withdraws Offer to Doctor With Anti-Semitic Tweets

By Jordan Sekulow1554746577806

Hateful antisemitic, anti-Israel rhetoric, especially when it directly threatens to harm and even kill, must be immediately exposed and rebuked. Words have consequences, as one young Ohio doctor is now learning as she has lost another job due to hateful antisemitic threats. Not long ago we told you...

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