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Q&A: BHL

The Nouveau Philosophe on ‘The Genius of Judaism,’ the lessons of Jonah, the ‘human excellence’ of cities, and the futility of the fight against global anti-Semitism

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The Genius of Judaism and Bernard-Henri Lévy

The morally minded French public intellectual applies 21st-century chutzpah to our radical age

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German Court Rules Synagogue Burning Is Merely Anti-Israel Criticism, Not Anti-Semitism

If attacking Europe’s Jews over the purported acts of Middle Eastern Jews isn’t the definition of historical anti-Semitism, what is?

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Have a Plan to Fight Hate Online? You Could Win a $35,000 Grant. Here’s How.

The Anti-Defamation League and the Natan Fund are teaming up to fund anti-bigotry entrepeneurs

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City of Great Falls, Montana, Issues Moving Resolution Backing Jews in Whitefish Assailed by Neo-Nazis

‘To those who would promote these false ideas long since rejected by civilized peoples, we say, ‘le’olam lo’Never again!’

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Bullies in the Schoolyard

When anti-Semitism is aimed at kids—by other kids—how can parents respond?

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How Imposter Buster, a Twitter Bot, Is Besting Anti-Semites

Some of these racists have been suspended by Twitter. Others have abandoned their trolling in frustration. And more are being added to the bot’s hit list by the day.

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Anti-Semitic Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco rapped about ‘dirty Jewish execs’ in a new song. Then a wave of fans and detractors, including the ADL’s Jonathan Greenblatt, called him out for the lyrics.

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A Brief History of Anti-Jewish Attacks in America

A new study of the last 47 years of attacks against Jews and Israelis in the U.S. offers insight into these patterns of violence

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Anti-Zionism and the Fear of Jewish Ghosts

On Leon Pinsker’s 195th birthday, what he got right—and wrong—about his idea that a Jewish state would cure the world of anti-Semitism

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Between Two Worlds, Belonging to Neither

New editions of the enduring scholarly work of Philipp Jaffé, the Polish Jew who was a groundbreaking German medievalist

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Ontario Stands Up to BDS, ‘One of the Main Vehicles for Spreading Anti-Semitism’

Ontario’s legislature passed a motion rejecting the BDS campaign against Israel, becoming the first Canadian province to do so

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Jews Might Not ‘Dominate’ Porn but They Sure Are Good at It

Jenna Jameson, who dreams of Bibi, gets trolled by a white supremacist

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We Built a Bot That Trolls Twitter’s Worst Anti-Semitic Trolls

On Twitter, racists like to impersonate minorities like Jews and say viciously bigoted things in order to defame them. So we created a sheriff who calls them out on it.

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ADL Reverses on Keith Ellison, Now Opposes His DNC Leadership Bid

The anti-bigotry watchdog drew the line when audio surfaced of Ellison claiming that U.S. foreign policy is ‘governed’ by Israeli interests. Its stance poses a test for the left and the organization itself.

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Hitler’s Babies

Anti-Semitism, America, and the Jews

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Relax, the Nazis Aren’t Marching on Brooklyn

Trump’s victory may embolden some jerks—and a few real bigots—but now more than ever reasonable people need to stay reasonable

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Anti-Semitism Is Back?

Those of us in the Hasidic community know that it never went away

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Steve Bannon’s Heart Doesn’t Matter. His Actions Do.

The man tapped to be Donald Trump’s Karl Rove provided the bullhorn for the alt-right, which relentlessly identifies Jews as the champions of the country’s most nefarious forces

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Oberlin Fires Anti-Semitic Professor Who Said Jews and Israel Were Behind ISIS and 9/11

But will the college face up to the anti-Semitic climate on campus that the controversy over Joy Karega’s conduct exposed?

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Trump’s Appointment of Stephen Bannon Is a Call to Arms for American Jews and Muslims

I’ve devoted years to learning about Jews and anti-Semitism. This election showed me I still have more work to do.

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How to Transform a Swastika Into Something Fluffy

Make what’s ugly into something that’s not

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How a Symbol of Love Became a Symbol of Hate

Growing up Hindu, I understood the swastika as a symbol of auspiciousness. But this week’s vandalism at The New School was a stark reminder of its appropriated—and very present—meaning: hate.

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Anti-Semitic Graffiti Pops Up All Over the U.S.

Hateful messages against Jews, as well as gays and Muslims, have been branded onto properties across the U.S., from college dorms to churches and a Jewish cemetery

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Israeli and Palestinian Activists Go Head-to-Head at George Mason University

After being shunned from covering a Students for Justice in Palestine conference, I attended a ‘counter event,’ showing that pro-Israel organizations have the grit to fight back

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WATCH: David Duke Rants Against the Jews in Louisiana Senate Debate

‘There is a problem in America with a very strong, powerful tribal group that dominates our media and dominates our international banking,’ the former KKK Grand Wizard claimed

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Worry About Trump’s Anti-Semitic Supporters, Not Mel Gibson

The ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ director thinks it’s unfair to judge his life’s work because of ‘one episode in the back of a police car on eight double tequilas’

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Catskills Lawsuit Settlement Shows that Anti-Jewish Prejudice Is Alive and Well

The village of Bloomingburg and the town of Mamakating will pay $2.9 million in damages to a developer for their alleged efforts to block the settlement of Hasidim in the area

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FOX’s Lou Dobbs Tried to Go After Trump’s Opponents for Their Mormonism. It Didn’t Go Well.

Many of Trump’s most vehement conservative critics are Mormons, which has opened the door to anti-Mormon bigotry

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