Tag Archives: antisemitism

MTG: I Voted Against The Antisemitism Awareness Act Because It Rejects “Gospel” That Jews Helped Kill Jesus

The Times Of Israel reports: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Georgia Republican who has been criticized in the past for her dalliances with antisemitic tropes and influencers, explained her vote against a bill defining antisemitism by saying that the bill rejects the “gospel” that “the Jews” handed Jesus over to his crucifiers. In her tweet, Greene posts two photos: One …

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Daily Wire “Ends Relationship” With Candace Owens

Glenn Beck’s Daily Caller reports: The Daily Wire co-founder Jeremy Boreing announced Friday that the outlet has severed ties with Candace Owens. Owens hosted a show on The Daily Wire after becoming a prominent name in the conservative movement. The outlet abruptly made the announcement of her departure for reasons currently unknown. “Daily Wire and Candace Owens have ended their …

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Jewish Groups Blast Trump’s Latest Antisemitic Rant

USA Today reports: “Any Jewish person that votes for Democrats hates their religion,” Trump said in an interview with Sebastian Gorka, a former White House aide. “They hate everything about Israel, and they should be ashamed of themselves because Israel will be destroyed.” Trump also falsely claimed Democratic lawmakers who criticize Israel are only seeking votes from people sympathizing with …

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Kanye West Apologizes For Crazed Antisemitic Outbursts

“I sincerely apologize to the Jewish community for any unintended outburst caused by my words or actions. It was not my intention to hurt or demean, and I deeply regret any pain I may have caused. I am committed to starting with myself and learning from this experience to ensure greater sensitivity and understanding in the future. Your forgiveness is …

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Kanye West Has Yet Another Hitler/Jews Meltdown

TMZ reports: Kanye West is apparently in the grips of a serious mental health episode … that’s the only conclusion to draw from his furious rant, attacking his ex-business partners, Donald Trump and, of course, Jewish people. Looking like a cult leader, Kanye was surrounded by a few dozen people early Friday morning somewhere in Las Vegas when he just …

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UPenn President Resigns After Antisemitism Hearing

The New York Times reports: The president of the University of Pennsylvania, M. Elizabeth Magill, resigned on Saturday, four days after she appeared before Congress and appeared to evade the question of whether students who called for the genocide of Jews should be punished. Support for Ms. Magill, already shaken in recent months over her approach to a Palestinian literary …

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Chris Christie: Blame Trump For Rise Of Antisemitism

Politico reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reiterated his claim that former President Donald Trump has fueled the increase in antisemitism and hate across the country Sunday, saying Trump’s “intolerant language and conduct” has given people “permission” to act the same. “When you show intolerance toward everyone, which is what [Trump] does, you give permission as a leader for …

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New To X Exodus: Sony, Paramount, Warner, Comcast

The Hollywood Reporter reports: Major advertisers are pausing their ad campaigns on Elon Musk’s social media platform X, including Disney, which has Wish in the works on its release calendar for Nov. 22. Lionsgate also said that it would be pulling its ads from the platform, just as its Hunger Games prequel is hitting movie theaters. Warner Bros. Discovery also …

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Disney And Lionsgate Join Advertisers Exodus From X

The New York Times reports: The blowback over Elon Musk’s endorsement of an antisemitic conspiracy theory on X gathered steam on Friday, as several major advertisers on his social media platform cut off their spending after his comments. Disney said it was pausing spending on X, as did Lionsgate, the entertainment and film distribution company. Apple, which had been on …

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Axios: Apple To Suspend Advertising On Twitter/X

Axios reports: Apple is pausing all advertising on X, the Elon Musk-owned social network, sources tell Axios. The move follows Musk’s endorsement of antisemitic conspiracy theories as well as Apple ads reportedly being placed alongside far-right content. Apple has been a major advertiser on the social media site and its pause follows a similar move by IBM. The left-leaning nonprofit …

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Elon Musk Calls Media Matters An “Evil Organization”

Here’s the Media Matters post that has Musk enraged: IBM announced yesterday that it is suspending its advertising on X (formerly Twitter) after Media Matters reported that the platform placed its ads next to content promoting Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. IBM isn’t alone in having issues when advertising on the platform: Following our report yesterday, we additionally found …

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Musk Hit With Backlash For Praising Antisemitic Tweet

Mediaite reports: Elon Musk faced a huge backlash online Wednesday evening after he agreed with an anti-Semitic post made on X. Musk replied to the tweet, stating, “You have said the actual truth.” Journalists, political insiders, and pundits immediately began denouncing the world’s richest man. CNN’s Jake Tapper noted that Musks’ comments come amid a time of rising anti-Semitism and …

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Mob Storms Russian Airport In Search Of Israeli Jews

CBS News reports: Hundreds of people stormed into the main airport in Russia’s Dagestan region and onto the landing field Sunday, chanting antisemitic slogans and seeking passengers arriving on a flight from Tel Aviv, Israel, Russian news agencies and social media reported. Russian news reports said the crowd surrounded the airliner, which belonged to Russian carrier Red Wings. Authorities closed …

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OH High School Coach Resigns After “Nazi” Play Calls

The Associated Press reports: An Ohio high school football coach resigned Monday after his team used racist and antisemitic language to call out plays during a game last week. Brooklyn High School coach Tim McFarland and his players repeatedly used the word “Nazi” as a play call in a game against Beachwood High School. Beachwood, a Cleveland suburb, is roughly …

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Netanyahu Urges Musk: Stop Antisemitism On Twitter

The Washington Post reports: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday pressed tech billionaire Elon Musk to condemn antisemitism and find a way to combat it on his social media platform X as the pair met at a Tesla factory in Fremont., Calif. “I hope you can find within the confines of the First Amendment the ability to not only …

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Trump: “Liberal Jews Voted To Destroy America”

The Times of Israel reports: Former US president Donald Trump on Sunday marked the Rosh Hashanah holiday with a message to American Jews accusing them of voting to destroy America and Israel by backing his successor Joe Biden in the last race to the White House. In a post to his Truth Social media platform, Trump shared a flyer from …

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26 Synagogues Hit With Swatting Calls In Last Month

The New York Times reports: The hoax calls to police departments or suicide hotlines around the country say that a man is considering killing himself and others or that a bomb has been placed in a building. The address given on the phone belongs to a synagogue that is livestreaming its services. In some cases, the callers watch in real …

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Death Penalty For Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shooter

The Jewish Chronicle reports: A US truck driver has been given the death penalty after being convicted of barging into the Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue and killing 11 congregants in an act of antisemitic terror. A jury concluded that Robert Bowers should receive the death penalty instead of life in prison without parole for carrying out the attack, dubbed …

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Kennedy Family Rebukes RFK’s “Racist” COVID Claims

NBC News reports: Kerry Kennedy, a sister of Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., lambasted her brother in a brief statement Monday after a report that quoted him as saying Covid-19 was “targeted to attack Caucasians and Black people” and that Jewish people are most immune. “I strongly condemn my brother’s deplorable and untruthful remarks last week about Covid …

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Elon Musk: Soros “Hates Humanity,” He’s Like Magneto

The Washington Post reports: Elon Musk made a series of attacks on George Soros overnight, tweeting that the Jewish-born investor and liberal philanthropist, who often is subject to virulent antisemitic conspiracy theories, hates humanity and “wants to erode the very fabric of civilization.” Musk, who has overseen an increase of antisemitism and other hate speech on Twitter since he bought …

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