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Rabbi Abraham Cooper and Harold Brackman
July 24, 2020
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s slam dunk against anti-Semitism
Against this backdrop of apologies—real, faux and muted—the basketball star’s op-ed, “Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood?” ignited suppressed discussions that have largely gone unchallenged.
Users blast Madonna for posting July 4 Instagram video of Farrakhan speech
July 21, 2020
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has always refuted that he is anti-Semitic, even though he has called Jews “termites” and worse.
July 15, 2020
Visiting Auschwitz is not the answer
DeSean Jackson said his goal was to elevate African-Americans. That has been the goal of some pretty amazing people right here in America—black and white—for a long time.
July 13, 2020
The Louis Farrakhan problem
As anti-Semitism surges around the world, the Jewish community does not have the luxury of remaining silent.
Jewish groups, community weigh in on Eagles player’s apology for anti-Semitic posts
July 10, 2020
“All public figures who utilize their influence on social media, regardless of intent, to perpetuate language that reinforces myths and stereotypes must learn how to communicate better these issues,” said the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
Jonathan S. Tobin
July 7, 2020
How much anti-Semitism does it take to cancel an NFL star?
DeSean Jackson’s Hitler quotes are outrageous, though the question isn’t about firing him. It’s about why Louis Farrakhan’s malign influence isn’t being fully recognized.
Eagles player DeSean Jackson posts false Hitler quotes, praises Farrakhan
July 7, 2020
The team said it has spoken with Jackson about the posts and called them “offensive, harmful and absolutely appalling.”