TEL AVIV (RNS) On Tuesday (Jan. 26) — Holocaust Remembrance Day — Renee Ganz will return to Auschwitz-Birkenau the for the first time, along with nearly 100 other Auschwitz survivors from 19 countries.
(RNS) When a Fox News "expert" claimed non-Muslims are not welcome in some European cities, Britain's prime minister "thought it must be April Fools' Day." But the Louisiana governor's planned speech repeats the charge.
CANTERBURY (RNS) Rising anti-Semitism in Britain and Europe has made Jews afraid.
(RNS) Many of those in the Paris marches would rather be a “Charlie” than a “Juif.”
Anyone implying that you cannot truly support free expression unless you enthusiastically support Charlie Hebdo’s cartoons sets up a false dichotomy. Taking issue with these cartoons doesn’t make you an apologist for extremism—and suggesting otherwise isn’t just wrong, it’s harmful.
(RNS) Bess Myerson: old news, right? Wrong.
Jesus was not the first Christian; he was a faithful practicing Jewish person. According to one Catholic historian, forgetting this fact has severe consequences.
(RNS) "Anti-Semitism is not just a Jewish problem, and it certainly is not going to get solved without awakening the non-Jewish world to deal with it," said Rabbi Abraham Cooper.
(RNS) A new app helps college students act against anti-Semitism.
Brittany Maynard ends her life. ISIS fighters crucify a Syrian teen for taking photos. And Women of the Wall host a sneaky bat mitzvah in Jerusalem. This and more in this month’s recap.
SANIBEL, Fla. (RNS) Henry Ford "really has a very dark history as far as the Jewish community and Jews are concerned." Indeed.
Anti-Semitism continues to seep across Europe following the Israel-Hamas ceasefire. Motorcycle-riding Sikhs in Ontario must wear helmets, even though they don’t fit over their turbans. And Myanmar is asking foreign officials not use the word “Rohingya,” to which I say “ROHINGYA ROHINGYA ROHINGYA.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The rally comes against the backdrop of a worrying rise in European anti-Semitism and the release of a report by the Community Security Trust that monitors attacks on the Jewish community.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Tricycle Theatre has invited the film festival back on the same terms as in previous years “with no restriction on funding from the Embassy of Israel in London.”
BERLIN (RNS) The Gaza conflict has sparked a wave of counter speech, with organizations debunking anti-Semitic myths and stereotypes on blogs, forums and social media.