Controversy raged on Monday as news broke that, for at least a week, the Google Play store had allowed a free mobile game that promised players could “live like a real Jew” at Auschwitz.
When it comes to moves against BDS and the Anti-Defamation League, it’s complicated. While the ADL views the movement to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel as deplorable, it considers many anti-BDS bills unconstitutional infringements on free speech.
The developer of the Google Chrome extension Coincidence Detector, which identifies Jewish individuals and organizations by putting triple parentheses around their names, pulled the application last night after several news reports exposed it to the general public.
Through statements and policy proposals tinged with racism — such as advocating a ban on Muslims entering the country, and saying many Mexican immigrants are drug dealers and rapists — Trump has become a favorite of white nationalist groups and provided an unprecedented platform for their views.
If Not Now activists celebrated a Passover meal in the lobby of the Anti-Defamation League to protest the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
Historically, Jewish groups have tread carefully to avoid jeopardizing their non-profit status. This election is different, leaders say.
The Anti-Defamation League has redirected the total amount of funds contributed by GOP front running presidential candidate Donald Trump over the past decade to fund new anti-bias and anti-bullying education programs.
The new ADL-Reut Institute joint program will result in a study, to be published later this year, that will outline a new strategy for opposing BDS.
Facing a troubling surge in anti-Semitism in Europe, the Anti-Defamation League has entered a partnership with a powerful, and at the same time controversial, European Jewish organization.
Framed by a slide of two young guys in jeans and tees playing ping-pong on the Facebook campus, Jonathan Greenblatt described an event hosted by the social media behemoth in Palo Alto, California, the week before.