NEW YORK (JTA) — Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, and one of the longest-serving and highest-profile American Jewish organizational leaders, is retiring from his post.
An organization called “Students for Israel” disseminates a useful weekly digest of anti-Semitic incidents, as well as articles about anti-Semitism, from around the world. Here is a selection of the incidents that SFI is reporting this week:
Why does Facebook do such a terrible job dealing with Antisemitism on their website? Dexter Van Zile on Antisemitism in the social network
On the same topic: the ADL is calling Facebook to take down an Antisemitic page titled “Jewish Ritual Murder”
Ruth R. Wisse, professor of Yiddish and comparative literature at Harvard writes on the Wall Street Journal about Antisemitism and American class conflict and tries to check if there is a connection between them