NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid a widespread rise in antisemitism in North America, an unprecedented coalition of over 60 American and Canadian Jewish and non-Jewish organizations and corporations are launching Shine A Light, a comprehensive initiative to illuminate the dangers of antisemitism through education, community partnerships, workplace engagement, advocacy, and media.
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NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Hagg.ai is an empowering monitoring platform that showcases how thousands of online sources and social media around the world report on antisemitism and Jewish diaspora security by delivering curated data, intelligence, information, and insights culled and organized by A.I. technology. Hagg.ai's media intelligence pinpoints how and where news arises so netizens can understand the range of antisemitism and Jewish security news from around the globe.
NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A satirical news show and an interfaith coalition of high school students dedicated to fighting hate are among the winning projects from the groundbreaking American Jewish Committee (AJC) Disrupt Antisemitism initiative, the first incubator to fund innovative ideas by young American Jews to combat antisemitism.
NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paley Center for Media announces its new program, The Role of Entertainment and Social Media in Combating Antisemitism to explore the importance of diverse and authentic portrayals of Jewish life on TV and social media. This program is part of the PaleyImpact quarterly series dedicated to examining media's powerful shaping influence in combating the alarming rise in antisemitism, and will be released on Wednesday, October 27 at 10:00 am ET/7:00 am PT on the Paley Center's YouTube Channel.
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Jewish Committee (AJC) today released its 2021 State of Antisemitism in America report based on new national polling of the U.S. Jewish and general adult populations. The surveys, the largest and most comprehensive of their kind ever conducted, confirm that hatred of Jews remains a severe problem in the United States, requiring urgent attention—and that American Jews and the U.S. general public view the problem very differently.
NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As trusted public organizations with diverse audiences, how can cultural institutions use their unique strengths to combat antisemitism and create lasting change? This question is at the core of Confronting Antisemitism: Activating Archives, Libraries, and Museums in the Fight Against Antisemitism, a symposium made possible by the David Berg Foundation and the Leon Levy Foundation, and presented virtually by the Center for Jewish History and jMUSE on October 17, 2021.
NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) finds that antisemitic violence has increased in the two years since a landmark UN report on global antisemitism warned governments of its dangers. The JBI report tracks attacks against Jews and Jewish sites, and trends in antisemitic rhetoric, in 50 countries around the world since October 2020, including the sharp increase in antisemitic violence that occurred in May 2021.
NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Jewish Committee (AJC) announced today the individuals who will serve on the Disrupt Antisemitism awards committee.
NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), America's unified alumni voice on issues of antisemitism, demonization of Israel, and bigotry, released the findings of a survey of Jewish college students and recent alums on campus antisemitism, conducted between March 25 and June 14, 2021.
NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by American Jewish Committee (AJC), Secretaries of State from across the country participated today in a virtual training on combating misinformation and disinformation through the lens of antisemitism.