NEW YORK (JTA) — For centuries, studying a page of the Talmud has come with a bevy of barriers to entry. Written mostly in Aramaic, the Talmud in its most commonly printed form also lacks punctuation or vowels, let alone translation. Its premier explanatory commentary, composed by the medieval sage Rashi, is usually printed in…
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The morning of her conversion to Judaism, Diana Sewell was so nervous she “was running around like a headless chicken” in her Australia home. Meanwhile, some 9,000 miles away in Georgia, her rabbi was dealing with computer difficulties.
Styled in the same font as the famous “Got Milk?” phrase, the “Got Hitler?” mugs were being marketed through a third party vendor on the Walmart site, JM Holdings.
(JTA) — An Anti-Defamation League task force tracking a “spike” in online harassment of journalists credited self-identified supporters of Donald Trump with the lion’s share of the anti-Semitic tweets aimed at reporters and broadcasters. While emphasizing that the study does not imply that the Republican presidential nominee’s campaign supports or endorses the Twitter activity, the task force…
(JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League has created a position dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism and bigotry on the internet. The hiring of Brittan Heller, a lawyer who has prosecuted cyber crime at the U.S. Department of Justice and the International Criminal Court in The Hague, follows the ADL’s formation of a task force earlier this year to combat online harassment of…
A 24-year-old Jewish woman from the West Bank settlement of Yizhar was charged with incitement for online comments in support of attacks on Israeli soldiers and Arabs.
Jon Weisman, the deputy Washington editor at The New York Times, announced that he would be leaving Twitter on Wednesday due to continued anti-Semitic harassment.
The neo-Nazis who were using three parentheses to target Jewish people online are now easily identifiable themselves due to the work of one anonymous web developer.
Rabbis from the Reform movement of Great Britain are launching an online matchmaking service with the intent of making it easier for gay and lesbian Jews to find Jewish partners.