(WASHINGTON) -- Second gentleman Doug Emhoff departed Thursday for Poland and Germany on a six-day trip that is aimed at Holocaust education and remembrance as well as combating antisemitism worldwide, according to senior administration officials.Emhoff's events will focus on honoring the victims of the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Second gentleman Doug Emhoff hosted a roundtable at the White House on Wednesday about antisemitism, saying he was compelled to use his "microphone" to address the issue."There's an epidemic of hate facing our country," he said, kicking off his remarks. "We're seeing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nike has severed ties with Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving following criticism for antisemitism."Kyrie Irving is no longer a Nike athlete," the company said in a statement to ABC News.Irving received widespread criticism after he posted a link to an antisemitic... Read More.
(WASINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Friday denounced antisemitism and urged other political leaders to do the same."I just want to make a few things clear: The Holocaust happened," Biden tweeted. "Hitler was a demonic figure. And instead of giving it a platform, our political... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With Election Day around the corner, some national Jewish advocacy organizations are calling on the Republican Party to take a harder line on condemning antisemitism from several GOP candidates or their supporters.Their calls come on the heels of several high-profile controversies... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving has been suspended without pay for at least five games after promoting a film that contains "deeply disturbing antisemitic hate," the team announced Thursday."We were dismayed today, when given an opportunity in a media session, that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Several fans clad in "Fight Antisemitism" shirts were seen sitting courtside at Monday night's basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Indiana Pacers in New York City.Last Thursday, Nets guard Kyrie Irving took to Twitter to post a link to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Second gentleman Doug Emhoff called attention to the "epidemic" of antisemitism and reflected on the history he has made while speaking Tuesday at a virtual event on U.S. Jewish military history."This role has enabled me to use this microphone to speak out... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Wednesday night unanimously confirmed Deborah Lipstadt, Biden's nominee for special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, after months of calls from the Jewish community to move forward on her delayed nomination.Biden had announced his intent to nominate Lipstadt in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A nonprofit organization is tackling growing attacks on the Jewish community in a splashy way – by installing bright pink billboards across the country that denounce antisemitism.The New Jersey-based organization, JewBelong, launched the #EndJewHate campaign last June with billboards in New York,... Read More.