Tag: Antisemitism

Columbia University fires deans over antisemitic text messages

Columbia University fires deans over antisemitic text messages

NEW YORK – Columbia University is a well-known and popular institution, so when three administrators were placed on indefinite leave and will not be returning to their position due to antisemitic text messages about Jewish students, it came as a shock. Susan Chang-Kim, Cristen Kromm, Matthew Patashnick, and Josef Sorett were the staff members involved. […]

Trump attacks liberal American Jews in Truth Social post during Rosh Hashanah

Trump attacks liberal American Jews in Truth Social post during Rosh Hashanah

A recent Truth Social post by former president Donald Trump has garnered outrage from the Jewish community for its antisemitic tone. In the post Trump issued a warning towards the “liberal Jews” in America, accusing them of voting to “destroy America.” The post went on to highlight all the “accomplishments” Trump’s administration did while in […]

Fans Wear ‘Fight Antisemitism’ Shirts in Response to Kyrie Irving’s Comments

Fans Wear ‘Fight Antisemitism’ Shirts in Response to Kyrie Irving’s Comments

Last Thursday Nets star Kyrie Irving tweeted a link to the movie Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America. The movie is based on a book of the same name and has been under criticism for its antisemitic tropes. Irving’s tweet caused a big controversy among Nets fans. Two days later, Kyrie went on to say that he did not regret his actions, stating that.

Manhattan’s elite school changes mascot to combat racism

Manhattan’s elite school changes mascot to combat racism

In the past three years, Manhattan’s elite school, The Collegiate School, has been working on a new project to change the Dutchman as their official mascot. their previous motto was “Unless God, then in vain,” now changes to “Wisdom, Community, Kindness.” The Dutchman mascot was a representation of Peter Stuyvesant, the last Dutch director-general for the New Netherland colony until the English conquered the land, which is now the New York and New Jersey areas we see today. Some upper level staff in the school are conducting changes due to growing wokeism from parents to enhance diverse representation.

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