Here is a brief look at some of the topics prominent writers and thought leaders are discussing related to Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is marked on April 24.
At least 18 Democratic House members have signed a letter to President Trump demanding that he fire Sebastian Gorka, his top counter-terrorism aide, due to Gorka’s affiliations or work with anti-Semitic organizations and individuals.
Ted Nugent, whose anti-Semitic Facebook post last year drew broad criticism, visited the White House Wednesday night as a guest of President Trump.
The Forward regularly monitors the surge of anti-Semitism across the country and around the world. The mission of this column is not to unduly alarm, but rather to raise awareness of a disturbing trend that, from some vantage points, can prove difficult to spot.
Like a Jewish Breitbart, the website Europe Israel has taken over the online conversation in Europe’s largest Jewish community. And as a crucial election approaches, it’s bombarding French Jews with biased, slanted news articles and controversial coverage of real, and sometimes fake, anti-Semitic attacks.
Back in February, the right-wing Jewish website Dreuz reported on an unprecedented meeting: The Confederation Of French Jews And Friends Of Israel, it disclosed, had recently met with Louis Alliot, the vice president of France’s National Front party.
At violent clashes over the weekend, protestors threw up Nazi salutes.
“Alt-right” is sticking with President Trump for now — and blaming what they don’t like on a “Jewish coup.”
Sebastian Gorka, President Trump’s top counter-terrorism adviser, is once again facing disdain from Middle East experts—this time over a reported plan he advanced to partition Libya.
The Trump administration will appoint a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism, according to State Department spokesman Mark Toner.