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August 10, 2011 | 4:18 pm
March 8, 2011 | 11:55 am
Expressions of anti-Semitism by public figures generally follow a certain script in the media.
The politician/actor/public figure says something construed as offensive/hostile/insensitive to Jews. Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, issues a...
February 28, 2011 | 10:26 am
Read more about Charlie Sheen’s rant at JewishJournal.com/HollywoodJew.
Actor Charlie Sheen’s rant against the executive producer of his hit TV sitcom is “borderline anti-Semitism,” the Anti-Defamation League’s Abraham Foxman said.
Sheen, in a radio interview Feb. 24 and in a...
November 16, 2010 | 9:46 am
Fox News provocateur Glenn Beck spent spent several days taking aim at billionaire businessman and philanthropist George Soros, but so far—at least within Jewish circles—the barrage appears to be backfiring.
On his radio and TV shows last week, Beck portrayed Soros as running a...
September 7, 2010 | 5:16 pm
An interfaith summit of Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders denounced anti-Muslim bigotry.
In a statement released by the group, which represented the majority of the country’s Jews, Muslims and Christians, participants announced that they came together Tuesday in Washington,...
January 6, 2010 | 7:16 pm
March 31, 2009 | 6:54 pm
The United States will seek to join the U.N. Human Rights Council, reversing its policy of shunning the council and prompting concern among some Jewish groups.
On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced it would participate in May elections for a seat on the 47-member council,...
November 19, 2008 | 6:25 pm
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February 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm
At least one issue left in the wake of the firing of David Lehrer has been resolved.
On Wednesday, the New York headquarters of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced it had reached a settlement with Lehrer, whom ADL National Director Abraham Foxman fired last December in a move...