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May 4, 2021, 8:57 PM
Hate against Asians and Jews: Two sides of the same coin
Wuhan Virus, China Virus, WuFlu, Chinese Virus, Kung flu — these hateful terms have all been used as a twisted substitute for the real name of the deadly worldwide Coronavirus that has dominated the last year. These terms have...
May 2, 2021, 2:40 PM
Beware the Incitement of False Humanitarianism
In recent years, we have increasingly seen spectacular failures on the part of the people and institutions we have traditionally relied upon to protect the vulnerable and serve the needs of our society. This failure goes beyond bad policy...
Apr 30, 2021, 8:42 AM
Envy and the Oldest Hatred
When Israel’s existence is questioned daily in the media and antisemitism is repackaged and normalized as “anti-Zionism” from Qatar to Ireland, when Israel hatred dominates the United Nations, and BDS raises its ugly head, envy is at work. It...
Jonathan A. Greenblatt
Apr 27, 2021, 1:00 PM
ADL’s antisemitism audit: A tsunami of hate in 2020
The dark conspiracy chatter of obscure internet communities that inspired the Poway shooter has infected the public conversation
Janne L. Hoogervorst
Apr 27, 2021, 12:19 AM
Sarah Halimi’s murder and the moral challenges of Forensic Psychiatry
Yesterday, on the 25th of April 2021, approximately 25.000 people gathered in Paris to demonstrate against the Supreme Court of Cassation's decision to declare the killer of Sarah Halimi z''l as not criminally responsible for the gruesome and tragic...
Apr 27, 2021, 12:18 AM
Three Deaths and a Court Case!
Sarah Halimi, a Jewish woman, murdered and then pushed out of the window of a Paris apartment by her pot smoking neighbour Kobili Traore while shouting “God is Great’. Very clearly an act of anti-Semitism. A French court recently...
Apr 27, 2021, 12:08 AM
What Sarah Halimi’s Murder Tells Us
On Sunday, thousands of people demonstrated in Paris to protest the recent decision by the French Court of Cassation to absolve the 2017 murderer of Sarah Halimi of criminal responsibility because he took cannabis before he killed her. Paris...
Apr 25, 2021, 11:26 PM
Justice for Sarah Halimi
France is denying justice for the brutal anti-Semitic murder of a 65-year old Jewish woman, Sarah Halimi. Yelling "Allah Akbar" and anti-Semitic slogans, 27-year old, Kolibi Traore, brutally beat and murdered his Jewish neighbor, throwing her out the third-floor...
Apr 23, 2021, 8:16 PM
Walking for Sarah
There can not be two more different erevs Shabbat, as it has been in between the previous Shabbat, on April 16th, and the current one, on April 23d. A week ago, we felt deep pain and utter indignation, after hearing...
Apr 23, 2021, 6:16 PM
They killed our mama: A tale of two verdicts
On April 4, 2017, Kobili Traoré, 27, brutally killed his neighbor Sarah Halimi, of blessed memory, in the mixed ethnic Belleville neighborhood of Paris. Sarah was a retired Jewish grandmother. She had been a doctor and the principal of...