The Anti-Defamation League has paused a project in which its staff members edited Wikipedia using pseudonyms after coming under fire from Wikipedia editors for potentially violating rules regarding conflicts of interest.
Nearly 10% of Jews surveyed said they had been physically attacked in the last five years because they were Jewish, said the Anti-Defamation League in a report published Wednesday.
It is critical that organizations committed to addressing hate, extremism, antisemitism, safety and security work together.
In a new report, the world’s biggest social media platform ranks last for moderating Holocaust denial.
“Social media platforms are breeding grounds for hate and antisemitism at a frightening scale.”
The effort, called Drop The ADL, criticizes the ADL’s work with police forces across the country as well as its support of Israel.
The campaign claims the ADL has a “legacy of supporting racist policing, surveillance, colonialism, and the silencing of social justice activism.”
“Right now things may seem like they’re quiet, but you never know when it will rear its ugly head again.”
Despite a decade of urging, the social network wasn’t taking hate speech concerns seriously enough, the ADL said.
He spent a year in Israel for the FBI and led the FBI’s Newark office last December in the wake of the kosher supermarket attack in Jersey City.