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TikTok says it will crack down on antisemitism, white nationalism

Video snippet sharing sensation TikTok said it is cracking down on hateful content, banning antisemitic stereotypes and white nationalism posts.

US House of Representatives condemns antisemitic QAnon movement

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly condemned the QAnon conspiracy myth, citing among other reasons its antisemitism.

NYU adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism, settles antisemitism lawsuit

New York University and the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reached a landmark settlement over charges of antisemitism on the university’s campus, The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) announced.

More than 100 Jewish cantors and Black ministers release solidarity music video

More than 100 cantors and Black ministers have released a solidarity music video to raise funds for a Black music school in Pittsburgh.

Jewish lawyer named first Black woman to lead national party in Canada

Toronto lawyer Annamie Paul was named head of the Green Party, becoming the first Black woman to lead a national political party in Canada.

75 years ago Holocaust survivors celebrated Sukkot on their own terms

For the first time since their liberation, the survivors of the Shoah sat down together to reflect on their only recently acquired freedom from their nightmarish bondage.

Abayudaya community seeking WZO recognition

The small but flourishing Abayudaya Jewish community in Uganda has formally applied to form a Zionist Federation within the World Zionist Organization (WZO).

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EJC President Kantor applauds overdue decision by Facebook to ban Holocaust denial

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has welcomed the decision by Facebook to ban Holocaust denial or distortion, and to better inform the public about the Holocaust.

EJC President Kantor welcomes the branding of Golden Dawn as a criminal organization

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has welcomed the landmark decision by a Greek court to brand the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn a criminal organization and declared that senior members of the party were guilty of running a criminal organization.

EJC condemns attack on Hamburg synagogue

The European Jewish Congress strongly condemns an antisemitic attack that wounded one outside a synagogue in Hamburg.