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Leaked Quebec Plan would Ban Kippot on Public Workers

A plan by Quebec’s government to ban “religious symbols,” including the kippa, among public sector workers has elicited worry from religious minorities in the...

Madrid Jewish Community Denies Rabbi’s Anti-Gay Statements

The Jewish community of Madrid denied the authenticity of quotes attributed to its chief rabbi in which he reportedly called gays “deviants” who need...

Saudi Arabia Airline’s ‘No Israelis Allowed’ Policy Violates Law

Saudi Arabia Airline refuses to issue tickets in New York for Israelis, even if they are only stopping off in Saudi Arabia for a...

Are Haredi Orgs Being Singled Out in Israel?

Just as the IRS targeted conservative groups, according a report, a leaked document states that Israel's Economic Affairs Ministry is targeting Haredi businesses and Yeshivos.

School Fires Unmarried Pregnant Teacher: The Whole Story

If the ulpana truly wanted to act as a role model for their students, they should not have fired their teacher.

What Kerry Doesn’t Know About Democracy and Islam

Pretending there’s no elephant in the world doesn’t protect anyone from getting trampled.

Fuel For The Pollard Controversy

Many Washington officials have long spun the story that convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard did immense harm to this country’s national security by stealing vital American military and intelligence secrets. Thus, the U.S. intelligence community has always opposed Mr. Pollard’s release.

Pollard Still Imprisoned After 27 Years: An Object Lesson for Jews?

I can’t believe, if the government actually has information to justify the sentence, that it could not be provided in a manner that would be convincing without revealing damaging secrets.

Palestinian Statehood, Terror, and the US Election (Pt. 2)

Whenever an insurgent group resorts to openly unjust means, its actions become incontestably terroristic. Even if the ritualistic Palestinian claim of a hostile Israeli "occupation" were somehow reasonable rather than invented, the corresponding right of entitlement to oppose Israel "by any means necessary" would be false.

Emory University Apologizes for 2 Decades of Anti-Semitism at Dental School

Emory University issued a formal apology to Jewish dental students who attended the school between 1948 and 1961 and faced anti-Semitism. University President James Wagner...

IDF Soldiers Complain: Haredi Soldiers Received $5,000 Each in Illegal Grants

On Tuesday, soldiers in the IDF Kfir brigade sent a letter to the office of Chief of Staff Benny Gantz complaining about discrimination between soldiers serving in the Haredi Netzach Yehuda battalion and other soldiers in the brigade, Walla reports. According to the soldiers’ claims it appears that recently soldiers serving in the Haredi battalion each received a grant of $5,000 from an American philanthropist.

Jury Throws Book at Muslim Hotel Owner for Throwing Jewish Guests Out of her...

The jury found for the plaintiffs on multiple acts of intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence, malice, fraud and oppression, and violations of the California Civil Rights Act.

Florida Woman Sues El Al for Making her Give her Seat to a Haredi...

Debra Ryder, a Jewish resident of Florida and an El Al passenger, is asking the carrier for 50,000 shekel ($12,500) in compensation for allegedly...

A Modesty Request in Williamsburg – Or Is it?

A couple of years ago as I was walking down Williamsburg’s famous shopping district of Lee Street, I recall seeing a sign in one of the stores that had a message written in both Yiddish (Hebrew characters) and English. The English sign said “Closed”. The Yiddish sign said “Offen” – which is Yiddish for “Open”.

Pakistani Owner of Swanky Santa Monica Hotel: “Get the [expletive] Jews out of my...

An upscale hotel on a Santa Monica, California, beach is an odd place to be singled out from a crowd and removed because you are Jewish.

Williamsburg Store Owners Slammed for Banning Sleeveless Shoppers

A ban by some Orthodox Brooklyn shopkeepers on customers’ cleavage and bare shoulders has raised the ire of some local consumers.

France Penalizes Boycott of Israeli Products

The decision was the final ruling in a legal battle that went on for years. On 9 July 2005, the Palestinian Authority called for a worldwide Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Campaign against the Jewish State. The Cour de Cassation, the Supreme Court of France, reaffirmed that publicly calling for the boycott of Israeli products is a case of incitement to discrimination on the basis of nationality.

Gaza Women Demand to Pray in Al-Aqsa Mosque

Six women from Gaza appealed their case to the Israeli Supreme Court on Wednesday to be allowed to pray at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, after...

Racism in Arab Lands

Discrimination, intolerance, and racism in the Arab world persist in many forms: they affect women; all non-Muslims; dark skinned people, Blacks, would-be refugees, and migrants.

Commerce Department to Consider Affirmative Action for Arab Americans

The Commerce Department's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) published a notice regarding a petition it received on January 11, 2012 from the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), requesting formal designation of Arab-Americans as a minority group that is socially or economically disadvantaged.

Why Do Some Jewish Groups Have A Problem With Legal Protection For Jewish Students?

Imagine if the NAACP had responded with skepticism to the passage of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and urged African Americans to exercise their civil rights cautiously under this law. Title VI was landmark legislation when it was passed in 1964 to remedy racial and ethnic discrimination in programs receiving federal funding.

NJ Court: Non-Jew Can Sue for Anti-Semitic Remarks

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man who alleges he endured anti-Semitic slurs from his former supervisors can sue them – even though he is not Jewish.

Court: Non-Jew May Sue for Anti-Semitic Slurs

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man can sue for enduring anti-Semitic slurs from former employers despite not being Jewish. Myron Cowher,...

Seattle LGBT to Visiting Israeli Homosexuals: Gay Aveck!

In the solidarity business, life can be unpredictable. Take, for instance, the story of the LGBT commission representing the gay community in Seattle, which this month canceled a Friday reception at City Hall for a visiting delegation of Israeli gay leaders. They argued that Israel was "pinkwashing" its treatment of the Palestinians by showing the world how fabulous they are on gay rights.

Leading American Zionist Organization Denounces Israeli Policy on Temple Mount

ZOA Director Jeff Daube: "Our co-religionists want to practice a simple act of faith at the ultimate Jewish holy site, they just want to pray quietly and respectfully, and we must advocate for them. For if not here, then where?”

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