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Twitter Rapped For Abetting Hate Speech After 'Good Jew' Meme

10/15/2012 - 20:00

UPDATED 10/22

Twitter has been engulfed in a wave of French anti-Semitic posts using the hashtag #unbonjuif, meaning “a good Jew” in French.

The tweets were condemned by French anti-racist and Jewish organizations on Monday.

In a statement, the Anti-Defamation League said the social networking service, founded in 206 with an estimated 500 million current users,“lags far behind other established social media platforms” in tackling hate speech and banning those who use it. 

‘Not Abe,’ ADL Head Pursues Same Goals, But With New Style

Jonathan Greenblatt focusing on social media to reach younger Jews.

02/03/2016 - 09:05
Editor and Publisher

In late December, Jonathan Greenblatt, who assumed the professional helm of the Anti-Defamation League last summer, wrote a blog post highly critical of Iran. He described the country as “one of the world’s leading human rights violators” and pointed out that “if anything, Iran has stepped up its abuses in recent months.” (The ADL opposed the Iran deal.)

Gary Rosenblatt

NGO Bill Stirring Up A Storm, Again

Renewed effort to label human rights groups is test of Netanyahu’s coalition.

01/12/2016 - 19:30
Contributing Editor

Tel Aviv —  It’s not every day that Israel’s government gets a public slap on the wrist from the U.S. government and the Anti-Defamation League.

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked is pressing the NGO bill in the face of U.S. criticism. Getty Images

Ten Keepers For 2015

What touched us in the year that was.

12/23/2015 - 08:53
Managing Editor

Yes, it was a brutal year, from Paris to the streets of Jerusalem to San Bernardino. And yet, as we exit 2015, we mined the year’s news and came up with a few nuggets that catch the light. Here then, 10 stories that shined:

Matisyahu: Beats back BDS. Getty Images

Applications Now Open For French Rail Restitution

Those transported to camps by national railroad, and their heirs, eligible for $60 million in payments.

11/02/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The U.S. State Department began accepting applications this week for restitution payments to Holocaust survivors who were transported to Nazi concentration camps by France’s national railroad. Nearly a year ago, France negotiated an agreement with the U.S. to pay them $60 million.

US lead negotiator and the Secretary of State's Special Adviser on Holocaust Issues Stuart Eizenstat. Getty Images

Did Israel Actually Win On Iran Nuke Deal?

Reading the tealeaves as Congressional review period ends this week.

09/16/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Israel may have won after all.

UN Human Rights Report On Gaza: A Moral Travesty

07/01/2015 - 20:00

When it comes to the report of the United Nations Human Rights Council on last summer’s war in Gaza, even some Israeli journalists have commented that it is more even-handed than past reports because it looks at Hamas violations of international law as well as Israel’s.

Abraham H. Foxman

In New Trade Law, Obama Administration Will Accept Boycotts Of Israeli Settlements

07/01/2015 - 20:00
Staff writer

Just hours after winning praise from the Jewish community for signing a major trade bill that requires all U.S. trading partners to reject boycotts of Israeli products, the Obama administration announced it would overlook countries that boycott products from Israeli settlements.

Anti-Semitic Incidents Reach All-Time High In Canada

06/14/2015 - 20:00

Toronto — Recorded anti-Semitic incidents reached an all-time high in Canada last year, indicates B’nai Brith’s annual audit.

Jewish Groups Demand Apology From NPR’s Rehm For Sanders’ Loyalty Question

06/10/2015 - 20:00

Washington — Jewish groups demanded an apology from NPR host Diane Rehm for saying that Sen. Bernie Sanders has dual Israeli-American citizenship.

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