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Jewish Massachusetts Teens Save Man with Swastika Tattoo from Drowning

A group of Jewish teenage boys who helped save a man with a swastika tattoo from drowning in a Massachusetts reservoir last week want to make sure he knows who his rescuers are.

Call for unity after anti-Semitic vandalism on Staten Island

At the event Tuesday morning on Harold Street, officials themselves grabbed paint rollers and removed a message of hate written on the side of the Chabad of Staten Island.It read, "Synagogue of Satan.

German Jews Warned Not to Wear Kippahs in Public Following Spike in Anti-Semitism

German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country.

‘An Anti-Semitism Crisis’: NYPD Records Staggering 83% Rise In Hate Crimes

NYPD statistics reveal that hate crimes have increased by a whopping 83% — and the City Council's speaker minced no words in lamenting the epidemic presently afflicting the city with the nation's largest Jewish population as "an anti-Semitism crisis."

Northwestern won't rescind job offer to Steven Thrasher over anti-Semitism Allegations

There was plenty of outrage when journalist Steven Thrasher used his graduation speech last week to praise the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and call Israel an “apartheid state,” but he’s still got a job waiting for him at Northwestern.

U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee won’t act against student holding Nazi sign

Amid a backlash in response to a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student holding a Nazi sign with antisemitic language while protesting an Israel Independence Day event on May 6, the school, citing freedom of speech, said such action cannot be stopped.

Indiana man sentenced to prison for vandalism at synagogue

Nolan Brewer, 21 was sentenced to federal hate crime for defacing synagogue, with intention to commit arson. He carried out the vandalism with his wife (name withheld) with the intention of sparking more radicalism and intimidating the Jewish community.

Civil Rights Complaint Alleges NYU's Negligence Allows Anti-Semitism to Grow on Campus

The College Fix reported NYU Senior Adela Cojab filed a complaint with the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights last month, accusing the university of failing to take action against SJP and its members for their "anti-Semitic vandalism, verbal attacks, and outright violence."

Fires Set at 2 Chabads in Single Night in Massachusetts

A suspicious fire broke out Thursday night at the Chabad Center of Needham, MA, Shlucha Chanie Krinsky reported, the same night as a second fire at the Chabad Center of Arlington, MA.

Brick, NJ Woman Charged with Hate Crime in Facebook Messages

Woman from Brick Township, New Jersey charged with "bias intimidation" after sending threatening messages on Facebook saying the "KKK is alive and well in Brick" and referencing Aryan Brotherhood.

Harvard Lampoon apologizes for ‘deeply offensive’ Anne Frank bikini image

The Harvard Lampoon has apologized for printing a sexualized image of Anne Frank in its latest issue, insisting that it denounces “all forms” of anti-Semitism. The image was published over the weekend, and the student-run magazine only apologized after an uproar from those who said there was nothing funny about trivializing the Holocaust.

South Florida Man Accused Of Threatening, Spitting On Jewish People In Bal Harbour

BAL HARBOUR, FLA. Police have arrested a Daniel Starikov who shouted Jewish slurs and attacked two separate groups of Orthodox Jews on the Sabbath as they walked to, or in the area of, synagogues in Bal Halbour.

Nazi-Saluting Teens Provoke Outrage In California After Photos Flood Internet

A series of photos featuring a group of teenagers crowded around a swastika made of red plastic cups – laughing, toasting and Sieg Heiling over the Nazi symbol – is shaking swaths of predominantly white and affluent communities across Orange County, Calif., where at least some of the teens are enrolled in high school.