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Jewish groups urge congress to speak in solidarity with AAPI communities

Jewish groups, led by JFNA, sent a letter to Congressional leaders encouraging them to take action on hate crimes in light of the recent increase in attacks on the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. The letter focuses on bipartisan legislation along the lines of the NO HATE …

After Atlanta massacre, Jewish groups rally on behalf of Asian Americans

In response to this week's shootings in Atlanta, JFNA said, "Across the country and around the world we must work together to fight hate in all forms. Our hearts are with the Asian American community and the families of those who lost love ones in this senseless act of violence. May their me…

White supremacist propaganda nearly doubled in 2020 to most in decade

Last year, the United States saw the most white supremacist propaganda in a decade, with thousands of flyers, bumper stickers, banners and other propaganda reported across the country, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The ADL’s report, published March 17, counted 5,125 pieces of pr…

Holocaust education bill passes WI state Senate

The Wisconsin State Senate has passed legislation supporting Holocaust education for middle and high schools. This bill is especially timely in light of a report released today by the ADL showing that white supremacist propaganda reached its highest numbers in a decade in 2020. Read more.
 

JFNA head to speak at Global Mayors Summit Against Antisemitism

JFNA President & CEO Eric D. Fingerhut is among the participants in the first-ever Mayors Summit Against Anti-Semitism, an online conference hosted by Combat Anti-Semitism. that will be broadcast on March 16, 2021, on Zoom, Youtube, and Facebook. The conference will bring together mayors f…