(RNS) Bess Myerson has been described as a modern-day Queen Esther, the Jewish woman who used her talents and beauty to advocate for her people.
Articles tagged “Anti-Defamation League”
WASHINGTON (RNS) A veteran of the Obama White House will lead the Anti-Defamation League after the retirement of longtime director Abe Foxman.
(RNS) One in four people globally are anti-Semitic, and nearly half the world has never heard of — or denies or believes the Holocaust is exaggerated — a new study finds.
(RNS) In Ukraine, manufactured incidents of anti-Semitism have been cynically used to discredit political opponents as anti-Semites, whether they are, or not.
(RNS) The leaflet begins, “Dear Ukraine citizens of Jewish nationality,” and states that all people of Jewish descent over 16 years old must report to the Commissioner for Nationalities in the Donetsk Regional Administration building and “register.”
(RNS) American Jews say they face discrimination in the U.S., but they see Muslims, gays and blacks facing far more.
(RNS) Jacob Bender is the highest ranking non-Muslim in the Washington-based organization, and the first to lead one of its chapters.
(RNS) The growth in online expressions of anti-Semitism may help explain a decrease in incidents of vandalism, where “bigots are more likely to take to the Internet to express themselves anonymously, rather than acting out in a public setting.”
(RNS) Leaders of other faiths appeared to embrace the selection of Pope Francis, but also used the opportunity to lay out their own hopes for the new pontiff.