he governing board of California’s flagship public university system is to vote next week on a statement condemning anti-Zionism as a form of anti-Jewish bigotry, a proposal sparking sharp faculty debate over the line between free speech and intolerance.53
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, responding to reports President Barack Obama called on Democrats to rally around Hillary Clinton as the likely nominee, said on Thursday it was “absurd” to suggest he drop out of the race.24
Stephen Hazan Arnoff, the head of the Jewish Community Center Association, has resigned after little more than a year in the position, The Forward has learned.
Citing recent allegations of anti-Semitism and Israel hatred against several members of the Labour Party in Britain, the head of a major group representing British Jews said Jews can no longer trust the party.8
Three incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti have been reported at a predominantly Jewish public high school in suburban Boston since fans of an opposing Catholic school basketball team shouted anti-Semitic chants during a championship game.4
Former Subway sandwich chain pitchman and convicted sex offender Jared Fogle was sued in Indiana federal court this week by one of his victims, a girl seeking $150,000 in damages for negligence and mental suffering, court documents showed.
A World Jewish Congress assembly adopted a resolution calling the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel a manifestation of anti-Semitism.23
The mayor of a town adjacent to the Orthodox Jewish stronghold of Lakewood, New Jersey, says a comment he made about Jewish home buyers invading his town does not make him anti-Semitic.
Two key U.S. Senate Republicans signaled they would be open to considering after the Nov. 8 presidential election President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland, the centrist judge who was set on Thursday to begin meeting with senators.
Google Brazil must remove all links to a bar mitzvah video from 2012 that went viral, a Brazilian court ruled.
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