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  • Managing Trump’s anger

    By Marty Kaplan

    August 8, 2016 | 11:06 am

    Donald Trump needs help with anger management. So do I.

    At a Saturday rally in a hot New Hampshire gym, Trump called Hillary Clinton “unstable,” “unbalanced” and “totally unhinged.”  “She is,” he said, “a horrible, horrible human being.” 

    That made me want to do to Trump what...

  • Iran’s Zarif defends Holocaust cartoon contest by invoking U.S. acceptance of KKK

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    April 26, 2016 | 10:45 am

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif defended the regime’s decision to host a cartoon festival on the Holocaust in June 2016 by schooling the United States of America on hate.

    In an interview with the New Yorker published on Monday, Zarif insisted that the 11th Tehran...

  • Free speech, hate speech: Where’s the line at UCLA?

    By Jared Sichel

    January 13, 2016 | 8:34 am

    Where does UCLA draw the line when it comes to speech and conduct protected by the First Amendment? When are words and actions punishable according to university standards?

    Those are questions some Jewish and pro-Israel UCLA students and faculty have been asking since Lisa Marie...

  • Could artificial intelligence hold the key to fighting hate?

    October 3, 2014 | 1:50 pm

    Last week, the Anti-Defamation League released a list of “Best Practices” to counter hate speech on the Internet. Sober and serious, it includes suggestions like “Share knowledge and help develop educational materials and programs that encourage critical thinking in both proactive...

  • Too Persian, Too Jewish, Too Black, but Not Too Gay!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    June 18, 2014 | 9:46 am

    Egypt, where we were once strangers, exists all around us; in dark corners of our neighborhood where children are sold into sexual trades, where women are muzzled by cowardly men, where black earns less than white, where the rich step over the poor en route to banks, where the weak...

  • French charge anti-Israel speech as criminal

    February 20, 2014 | 2:10 pm

    When Farida Trichine and 11 of her friends burst into a French supermarket in 2009 and began applying stickers with anti-Israel slogans to vegetables imported from the Jewish state, she expected to be escorted from the store by police.

    What she didn’t expect was to be convicted...

  • Twitter rife with hate speech, terror activity

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 20, 2013 | 9:08 am

    When it comes to stemming the proliferation of hate speech on social media, Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, likes Facebook’s attitude.

    “They have rules,” Cooper said of the $63.5 billion social media giant, which has a policy to remove content...

  • ADL: Assessing hate speech angle in shooting ‘critical’

    January 11, 2011 | 1:55 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League said it is “critical” to determine whether the man alleged to have shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was influenced by hate speech.

    “It is critical to determine whether the alleged shooter, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, acted alone or with others, and whether...

  • Briefs: Professor criticised for ‘hate speech’ at CSULB; Purim is fun and sober for L.A. teens

    March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Professor Scolded for 'Hate Speech' at CSULB

    The Jewish Studies Program at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) last week reprimanded Kevin MacDonald, a professor at the university whose writings on race are popular with anti-Semites and white supremacists, for views that are "professionally...

  • Report says UCI is a hostile place for Jewish students

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    A hidden camera captured an anti-Semitic speech by Amir Abdel Malik Ali at UCI Muslim Student Union: " Zionist Jews were behind 9/11"

    An anti-Israel speaker praises suicide bombers. Posters display Nazi symbols, anti-Israel slogans and the Israeli flag with blood dripping from the...

  • Fight Against Campus Bias Gets Boost

    By Morton A. Klein

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    If you're a Jewish college student, you no longer have to tolerate anti-Semitism or Israel-bashing on your campus. You are protected under our federal civil rights laws. These were the landmark conclusions of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent federal agency that...