antisemitism

Legal Beat

Jewish leaders call COVID rules ‘blatantly anti-Semitic’

Three Rockland County Jewish congregations are suing New York state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he engaged in a “streak of anti-Semitic discrimination” with a recent crackdown on religious gatherings to reduce the state’s coronavirus infection rate. The Manhattan federal court lawsuit filed late Wednesday accused the Democrat of making negative, false, and discriminatory statements

Opinion

Opinion: Those in Power Must Be Held Accountable for Their Antisemitism

A new wave of virulent antisemitism — elevated by those in positions of power — is reaching critical levels in the United States. Amid the backdrop of  disproportionate rates of anti-Jewish hate crimes, political institutions and elected officials — both Republican and Democrat — have unabashedly singled out Jews for criticism and shared antisemitic tropes,