A University of California-Berkeley professor and leading force in the Palestinian activism movement apologized Tuesday for sharing pictures on social media that depicted Orthodox Jews as murderous and suggested a moral equivalency between North Korea and Israel, but stood by his work focused on “opposition to Zionism.”
More than half of hate crimes motivated by bias against a particular religion in 2016 were aimed at Jewish Americans even though Jewish Americans constitute just two percent of the population, according to a new FBI report.
The number of hate crimes committed in 2016 increased from the year before, according to a review released Monday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
A Jewish center at Princeton University canceled a speech by the Israeli deputy foreign minister the day before she was scheduled to deliver it, prompting criticism and calls to boycott the group.
In honor of the high holy day of Rosh Hashanah animal rights activists say they will not attempt to detain Orthodox Jews for the ritual killings of animals.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is under fire for penning a study that absolved the former Obama administration for its inaction in the Syrian conflict despite reports of war crimes and atrocities.
An Islamic Center in Davis, Calif. is under fire after an English translation of a sermon that the mosque’s imam delivered on Friday was posted online and showed him calling for the annihilation of Jews.