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Billy Crystal, FBI director to join ‘Virtual L’Chaim’ to first responders amid pandemic
May 19, 2020
The event will also feature top law-enforcement officers, including from the Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. police departments.
Former Labour MPs expelled over anti-Semitism invited to speak in online meeting
May 1, 2020
Controversy ensues over members invited to address the participants.
French rabbis’ regional conference moves online
April 30, 2020
It included the traditional annual group photo, not snapped by a single lens but sewn together of images taken by 150 webcams.
April 24, 2020
The return of populist anti-Semitism
Corona has exacerbated a new virus online, touching on the regulation of the Internet, global restrictions on hate speech, national security measures and the prospect of tougher legal sanctions against both individual extremists and the platforms that host them.
Bryan E. Leib
April 24, 2020
Stop the spread of anti-Semitism on social media
Social-media companies should enforce their terms of service and hold users accountable for hate speech online.
April 13, 2020
Passover and crises go hand in hand
This year’s seders will be remembered as those that depended on gadgetry and shunned the human touch. Computer screens, no matter the resolution, will never have enough pixels to replace a physical presence.
Israeli health experts to discuss medical innovations, response to coronavirus
April 3, 2020
Presenters will give an overview of the Israeli response to COVID-19, followed by a discussion on the failures and successes the Jewish state has experienced to date.
White supremacist disrupts webinar for Jewish teens featuring deputy anti-Semitism envoy
April 1, 2020
NCSY international director Rabbi Micah Greenland said “it is disappointing that during this time of great worldwide peril, when people should be joining in solidarity, there are individuals with such hatred in their hearts that they are harassing Jewish groups meeting via Zoom.”
Jonathan S. Tobin
March 31, 2020
A pandemic Passover without family? Not necessarily
The virus is threatening the most observed ritual of the year for non-Orthodox Jews. But instead of giving up, it’s an opportunity to reconnect with loved ones and Judaism.
Online Judaism: A parents’ guide on engaging Jewishly in the time of corona
March 30, 2020
With synagogues locked up, religious and day schools in abeyance, JCCs shuttered and Shabbat meals now nuclear family affairs, how can parents keep the Jewish flame alive?
ADL: Virtual meetings being disrupted by anti-Semites
March 30, 2020
A March 24 webinar about anti-Semitism hosted by a Massachusetts Jewish student group was interrupted by a white supremacist, who pulled down his shirt collar to show a swastika tattoo on his chest.