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Ben Sales, JTA

Film ‘White Noise’ explores far, alt-right

NEW YORK — Soon after Donald Trump’s surprise election win in 2016, raw footage emerged of a rally where white supremacist Richard Spencer called out “Hail Trump!...

The plot to kill Joe Biden

NEW YORK — The 19-year-old man alleged to have plotted to kill Joe Biden was the son of a prominent Jewish attorney who helped broker the first meeting between a US...

Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Facebook bans Holocaust denial

WASHINGTON — Facebook announced that it will now ban any posts that deny or distort the Holocaust, a landmark change from its previous policy. For years, Facebook and...

Who are the ‘Proud Boys’?

NEW YORK — Who are the Proud Boys, the far-right group that Donald Trump name-checked at the first presidential debate this week? And do they hate Jews? At the debate...

How Judaism animated Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life

WASHINGTON — In its obituary of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Guardian wrote that the late Jewish Supreme Court justice “abandoned her religion.” While Ginsburg, who...

QAnon: anti-Semitism repackaged?

NEW YORK — Scott Wiener, a California state senator, has been barraged with anti-Semitic attacks online, including one falsely accusing him of promoting “Jewish...

Who is George Soros?

NEW YORK — A Republican Congressional candidate, Marjorie Taylor Greene, has repeatedly called George Soros an “enemy of the people.” Rudy Giuliani said Soros is...

BLM: Israel not in new platform

NEW YORK — Four years ago, the Movement for Black Lives put out a platform that, among a list of detailed policy recommendations, accused Israel of genocide. On...

Israel-UAE peace: Winners & losers

JERUSALEM — The treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, announced Aug. 13 in a joint statement from the White House and called the Abraham Accord, means...

ICE releases Jewish woman

A Jewish woman who was in ICE custody and was scheduled to be deported has been released following a push by Jewish advocates, immigration activists and local...