Antisemitism

20 stories about Antisemitism
ביל אקמן

Bill Ackman: "Israel needs support more than ever and I can help"

22.04.24|Sophie Shulman
The Jewish billionaire and founder of the Pershing Square hedge fund has been embattled in the fight against antisemitism and the defense of Israel on social media and universities, and has no regrets.
Tal-Or Cohen CyberWell

"What happened on 7/10 on social media was the largest hijacking of our major applications by a terrorist group”

01.04.24|James Spiro
CyberWell CEO Tal-Or Montemayor has joined CTech for a conversation about online antisemitism, digital regulation, and debates the question: when does social media moderation turn into censorship?
קן גריפין מייסד סיטאדל

Billionaire Kenneth Griffin halts Harvard donations amid antisemitism controversy

31.01.24|Reuters
Griffin, who has donated more than half a billion dollars to Harvard, has suspended his giving to the school over how it handled antisemitism on campus and a broader leadership crisis involving its president
הפגנה פרו פלסטינית ב הרווארד

Jewish students sue Harvard, call it “bastion of rampant anti-Jewish hatred and harassment”

11.01.24|Reuters
The students claim that Harvard sat idly and allowed escalating "Jew-bashing" so people could express themselves freely. "It is clear that Harvard will not correct its deep-seated antisemitism problem voluntarily," said the students' lawyer
ביל אקמן משקיע בעלה של נרי אוקסמן

Ackman sets sights on reshaping Harvard governance after successfully pushing president to resign

10.01.24|Reuters
The billionaire hedge fund manager is backing a bid by four dissident alumni to join Harvard’s board of overseers which has the power to approve or reject the hiring of Harvard's president
סם אלטמן

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman calls for more empathy for Muslims, Palestinians in tech

05.01.24|CTech and Reuters
“Muslim and Arab (especially Palestinian) colleagues in the tech community I've spoken with feel uncomfortable speaking about their recent experiences, often out of fear of retaliation and damaged career prospects,” Altman wrote on X
ליז מגיל נשיאת אוניברסיטת פנסילבניה UPENN

Penn professors visit Israel on solidarity mission, call out US campus antisemitism

04.01.24|Reuters
Penn president Liz Magill resigned last month after declining to give a U.S. congressional committee a definitive "yes" or "no" answer to the question of whether calling for genocide of Jews violated the school code of conduct
קלודין גיי נשיאת הרווארד במהלך שימוע ב קונגרס

Harvard President Gay resigns amid antisemitism and plagiarism controversies

02.01.24|Reuters
Gay's tenure was the shortest in Harvard's history and followed increasing pressure for her resignation after University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill stepped down last month following their congressional testimony about antisemitism on campus
Columbia Protest הפגנה פרו פלסטינית באוניברסיטת קולומביה

Calls for intifada sweep Columbia University during Hanukkah

12.12.23|James Spiro
Protests have continued on American college campuses despite a backlash in how faculty have handled the rise of antisemitic chants, prompting a reckoning for institutions once seen as America’s finest
סטיבן ספילברג במאי

Steven Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation collects survivor testimony from October 7

11.12.23|CTech
The USC Shoah Foundation is urgently documenting eyewitness accounts of Hamas’ massacres in Israel, aiming to counteract the global surge in antisemitism. The testimony will join their archive of over 56,000 testimonies of Holocaust survivors.
מימין נשיאת אוניברסיטת פנסילבניה היוצאת ליז מגיל ונשיאת אוניברסיטת הרווארד קלודין גיי

The ousting of Ivy League presidents treats symptom of antisemitism but not disease

11.12.23|Sophie Shulman
While necessary, the resignation of Penn president Liz Magill will be seen as a capitulation to rich and powerful donors and reinforce antisemitic stereotypes. More difficult will be addressing the deep-seeded antisemitism at these institutions.
מגדל פיקוח שדה תעופה בלגיה  מטוס GPS

Israel warns its citizens from traveling to UK, Western Europe, amid rising antisemitism

04.12.23|James Spiro
The country’s National Security Council has updated its list of countries across the world containing credible threats for Israelis amid the war with Gaza.
אלון מאסק הבעלים של טסלה ספייס איקס X

Musk tells advertisers fleeing X over antisemitic content to "Go f** yourself"

30.11.23|Reuters
The Tesla CEO bristled at the idea that he was antisemitic and said that advertisers who left X, formerly known as Twitter, should not think they could blackmail him
הפגנה בעד ישראל ב וושינגטון ארה"ב ב 14.11.23 מלחמה בעזה חרבות ברזל

Rise in hate crimes against Jews shows that antisemitism has no right or left

26.11.23|Viki Auslender
The surge in antisemitic incidents in Europe and the US since 7/10 have proven once again how deeply embedded it is in the West. Antisemitism has intensified in Europe in the last decade at the same time as Muslim immigration has risen.