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Anti Semitism

Between Gaddafi and Galliano: Ethics and Morality

Shai Baitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shai Baitel

Given what was known before, the artists performing for the Gaddafis and Dior should have not have gotten involved with the two in the first place. It is convenient that they all distance themselves now.

Curtis M. Wong

Russian Gay Activist Continues Tour Amidst Allegations Of Anti-Semitism | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK - Nikolai Alekseev has been called many things in his lifetime, but easily intimidated isn't one of them. Though he is known globally as the ...

Are Charlie Sheen, Glenn Beck, John Galliano And Julian Assange Anti-Semites?

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

There has been a trend of high-profile individuals making anti-Semitic statements, and it's entirely possible that these hate-filled tirades reveal the true sentiments of these celebrities.

Prominent Fashion People Circle the Wagons Around Galliano

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

What's interesting about all this is how the fashion world circled the wagons around Galliano once these incidents came to light. (Hey, we don't call it "fashism" here for nothing.)

Knowing Your Neighbor Is A Powerful Force For Religious Civility

David Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

America's ability to foster and create webs of interlocking personal relationships among people of many different faiths is the key to solving the puzzle of religious pluralism.

Charlie Sheen's Rant: Maybe it's Time to Stop Channeling Mel Gibson

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Heretofore, I have never been a Charlie Sheen fan nor have I disliked him. I've been disappointed as have many others with his apparent shallow lifes...

Charlie Sheen: Shades Of Mel Gibson?

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

Whether Charlie Sheen meant it or not, part of his latest radio rant could be taken as anti-Semitic.

Being a Broad Abroad: Thoughts on the Tragedy of Lara Logan from a Global Feminist Who's Lived Abroad

Alyssa Pinsker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alyssa Pinsker

While stereotypes are not true, culture means that things are different when you leave the USA (or even when you travel in it.)

Is Helen Thomas Anti-Semitic? Her Recent Interview on CNN Raises Disturbing Questions

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sheldon Filger

No persecution of Jews in Poland since World War II? No doubt, Helen Thomas will consider any questioning of her comments on CNN as an attempt to censor her criticism of Israel.

Immigration And The U.S.: Dasha's Story

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 06.26.2011 | Impact
Jack Schimmelman

When you hear someone talk about how we can't afford to have any more immigration to this country, why not remind that person of the talents, love and commitment that new immigrants bring to our culture?

Ending Demonization Of Jews Must Be Part Of Egypt's Democratic Aspirations

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Egypt's future will not be secured only through free and open elections but by a new civil society that will be powerful enough to safeguard religious minorities.

WATCH: Union Leader Calls Rahm A 'Judas' As City Workers Cry Foul

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This week, a scathing report by the Civic Federation made it abundantly clear that pensions in the Chicagoland area are grossly underfunded, and that ...

Rahm Emanuel Attacked In Anti-Semitic Flier

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Mayor Daley announced his retirement, much was made around the city of the possibility of a return to the divisive racial politics of the 1980s, ...

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: David Seidler Protects and Defends The King's Speech

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2011-02-11-SOLIFIRTH.jpgCharges of historical inaccuracy and anti-semitism bring out a fierce rebuttal from the Oscar-nominated screenwriter who conceived the film.

Dutch Jews Want 'Fast Justice' For Anti-Semitism

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AMSTERDAM — Jewish groups in the Netherlands called Wednesday for swifter punishment for Holocaust deniers as parliament debated how to combat r...

400 Rabbis Can't Be Wrong

David_Brock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck has a habit of supporting his arguments by using the work of known anti-Semitic and white supremacist individuals. And now 400 rabbis are speaking up.

Calling on Fred Hiatt and Donald Graham: Jennifer Rubin & Israel-Bashing?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

I would like to know from Jennifer Rubinwhat I have ever said that deserves the characterization I received today at the Washington Post. What does she consider makes me an Israel-basher?

When Generosity, Love, and Kindness are Public Policy, the Violence We Saw in Arizona will Dramatically Diminish

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Lerner

Several of the people who knew Jared Loughner said that they knew that he was acting weird and felt the need to stay away from him. A community college ousted him. No one thought to organize a group of people to reach out to him.

Reflections on Martin Luther King Day

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abraham H. Foxman

Our society is not without its flaws today. While polarization and anger continue to plague us, and serious divisions remain in our nation, we can still appreciate why Martin Luther King, Jr. had faith in America

Sarah Palin Fumbles and Flails Into an Otherwise Solemn Day

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

I actually agree with the Sarah Palin who said that words aren't solely responsible for acts of violence. But when she so often contradicts herself, it's difficult to tell whether Sarah Palin agrees with Sarah Palin.

Blood Libel Claim By Sarah Palin Causes Controversy

The Huffington Post | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

In trying to bat away criticism for violent rhetoric, Sarah Palin accused critics of "blood libel," and with it, referenced a legacy of hate -- a refe...

Palin's Charge of Blood Libel Plays the Jewish Card

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Although it's pretty strange, her choice of analogies may have more merit than one might think. One must also appreciate that in this case at least, Ms. Palin seems to think that she is Jewish!

Drag Him Off the Stage

Bill Zimmerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Zimmerman

As Jews and patriotic Americans, we've had enough of Henry Kissinger. American public officials should no longer recognize, let alone honor, him.

Kissinger Controversy Recalls Provocative Art Piece

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

A recent op-ed on Kissinger and his response have generated a good deal of media buzz but the discussions have been largely political and have ignored an interesting art angle to the story.

How I Was Smeared as an Anti-Semite

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christina Patterson

At the end of a long and exhausting year, it's sometimes hard to know what will hit the spot. A spa break in Thailand? A month-long marathon of black ...