Author: Eliyahu Mintz

campus, Quality of Jewish Life

Antisemitic Professors Harass Students

UC Berkeley

A survey by Alums for Campus Fairness, found that 27 percent of Jewish students reported having been the target of in-person offensive or threatening antisemitic comments from a faculty member or school employee. Another 30 percent said they knew someone who had experienced such comments. Three horrifying examples from a long list provided by popular …

American Jewry, antisemitism

More than half of all US Religiously Motived Hate Crimes are Against Jews

Smashed window antisemitic hate crime Ohel Menachem

According to the latest FBI statistics, Jews are the target in 58 percent of all religiously motivated hate crimes in the United States. This is despite the fact that Jews comprise only two percent of the population of America.  While the 2020 numbers are grim, the percentage of antisemitic hate crimes has actually dipped in …

American Jewry, Jewish pride, Orthodox

Orthodox Baseball Player May Be MLB Pick

Jacob Steinmetz

Jacob Steinmetz, a 17-year-old Orthodox Jew from Long Island, is expected to be chosen in the Major League Baseball draft this Sunday. Steinmetz already won a scholarship to Fordham University and is 181 in his draft class. But can he make it in the big leagues as a Shomer Shabbos, Shomer Kashrus Yid? A graduate …

antisemitism

Former Democratic Congresswoman Tweets that Jews caused 9/11

McKinney meme Zionists did it puzzle piece tweet

Former Georgia Congresswoman and Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney tweeted an antisemitic conspiracy theory on Monday, claiming that “Zionists” are behind the 9/11 bombings. McKinney tweeted a photo of the burning Twin Towers with a hand adding the final puzzle piece on which was written the word “Zionists” completing the caption “Zionists did it.” …

American Jewry, Israel

Lapid Pledges to Mend Relations with Diaspora Jewry

Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Israel Yair Lapid

Yair Lapid, the new alternate prime minister and head of Israel’s Foreign Ministry revealed his upcoming agenda in a handover ceremony on Monday. Lapid described his intention to focus on fixing the relationship between Israel and Diaspora Jewry. He mentioned the various streams of American Jewry: Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox, suggesting that all are of …

Liberal Jews

IfNotNow Once Again Says Kaddish for Terrorists

Usama Jamal al-Zibda Hamas Field Commander

The anti-Israel group IfNotNow once again said kaddish for Hamas terrorists, responsible for terrorizing Israeli families with thousands of missiles. The group pretends to be guided by Jewish ethics, as it prays for terrorists by name. Elder of Ziyon listed some of the terrorists that were named by IfNotNow in their recent fake Kaddish ceremony, …