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

10/16/2012
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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. 

Why? Urban Outfitters Gay Holocaust Tapestry

Most offensive? Holocaust pajamas just got some competition.

02/10/2015
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Really, Urban Outfitters? More Holocaust garb?

A tapestry being sold by Urban Outfitters. via urbanoutfitters.com

Queen Bess Battles Bias

01/08/2015
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One day in 1945 an eager volunteer for the Anti-Defamation League brought a beautiful young woman to meet Arnold Forster, the organization’s legendary general counsel.

“She’s going to work with you. She can make speeches.”

“Who is she?” Forster asked.

“Don’t you know? She was just crowned Miss America!”

Bess Myerson tells how she confronted prejudice. Tim Boxer/JW

Questions Over ADL’s Direction In Wake Of Top Pick

Social entrepreneur with strong ties to Democrats to replace the iconic Foxman.

11/12/2014
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For the last generation, the Anti-Defamation League has arguably been the most prominent Jewish organization in the country, and its national director, Abraham Foxman, the voice of American Jewry.

Obama administration official Jonathan Greenblatt, speaking this week in L.A.

Nicki Minaj Lyric Video Evokes Nazi Imagery

'Only' debuts on the anniversary of Kristallnacht and features propaganda images from Hitler’s Third Reich.

11/10/2014
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Released on November 7, the new lyric video for Nicki Minaj’s latest single, “Only” features Nazi imagery, in addition to a cameo appearance by MOT Drake.

Nicki Minaj is under fire for her new single, "Only." Via wikimedia.org

ADL Report: Campus Anti-Israel Events Have More Than Doubled This Fall

10/27/2014
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More than 75 anti-Israel events have been reported on U.S. college and university campuses this fall, more than twice as many as last year, according to a report by the Anti-Defamation League.

What Do Shimon Peres And Eric Schmidt Have In Common?

10/02/2014
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At the Sept. 22 ADL dinner, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Google chairman Eric Schmidt were seated next to each other – and not just because both were honorees.

Mika Almog takes a selfie with Google’s Eric Schmidt. Tim Boxer/JW

The JDL Chai?

The Jewish Defense League, started by Kahane in 1968, has returned to North America.

08/22/2014
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The JDL chai?

Amid a spate of violent anti-Israel protests, young Jews are turning increasingly to militant solutions.

 Members of the Jewish Defense League demonstrate in front of the Percy military hospital in Clamart, France. Getty Images.

Fault Lines Open As Civilian Deaths Mount

Jewish left voices concern over loss of life as polls show strong support for Israel.

07/23/2014
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The divisions in the Jewish community over the war in Gaza broke into the open this week as the number of Israeli soldiers killed reached 27 by Tuesday night and the number of Palestinian deaths neared 600.

Thousands of pro-Israel supporters rallied Sunday in Times Square. Getty Images

Organizations Across Political Spectrum Condemn Arab Murder

07/08/2014
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After Gaza militants unleashed their heaviest rocket fire in 20 months, there has been an outpouring of support for Israel from Jewish groups across the political spectrum. Both from the left and right, Jewish organizations condemned the murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir.

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