“The rise of anti-Semitism in the U.S. exposes the distressing fact that the American Jewish community lacks both a unified leadership and a singular voice with which it can respond appropriately”

MIRYAM INSTITUTE
Awaiting ancient hatreds, anticipating new normals
by Rozita Pnini
March 29, 2020

Like a mutating virus, anti-Semitism continues to raise its ugly head in the United States. This virulent form of prejudice has infected the world for many centuries, culminating in the worst genocide in human history. Today, this virus is resurgent, and responsible governments should seek to stamp it out – just as they would in response to a viral pandemic – because innocent people die in both cases….There are some who assign responsibility for the rise of this hatred to President Trump. Some within the Jewish community have even criticized his December, 2019 executive order against anti-Semitism on college campuses. Criticism of such an order is indicative of the depth of division that exists within the Jewish community. Where we need unity, we find only division. READ MORE

CENTER FOR COMBATING ANTISEMITISM StandWithUs has been fighting antisemitism and anti-Zionism for the last 18 years, and we recognize that now it is more important than ever, to challenge Jew hatred. That’s why we have opened a new, dedicated division to fight antisemitism: The StandWithUs Center For Combating Antisemitism. The new department will employ new strategies focused on aggressively confronting “the world’s oldest hatred”, including through legal means. To file an Incident Report, click here.

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