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Europe · Jerusalem

Outrage in Israel as Russia's Lavrov claims Hitler had Jewish roots

37% Left coverage: 105 sources
Israel summons the Russian ambassador in response to Sergey Lavrov's comments. Lavrov said Ukraine could still have Nazi elements even if some figures, including the president, were Jewish. Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid called Lavrov's statement "unforgivable and scandalous" Yad Vashem called the remarks "absurd, delusional, dangerous and deserving of condemnation"See the Story
US & Canada · New York

Antisemitic incidents in US hit all-time high in 2021, ADL says

40% Left coverage: 55 sources
The year 2021 saw a record 2,717 antisemitic incidents across the United States. Most of these were incidents of harassment against Jewish Americans, but assaults and vandalism also spiked. The ADL recorded a significant spike in incidents in May 2021, which coincided with a military conflict between Israel and Hamas.See the Story
Twitter · New York

Survivors unite to deliver message on Holocaust remembrance

63% Center coverage: 24 sources
The Hebrew word for catastrophe, Shoah is used to describe the killing of 6 million European Jews by Nazi Germany. Community members will read the names of the children who perished in the Holocaust in 15-minute shifts. Memorial candles will also be lit for local Holocaust survivors, their families and the original 19 families who came to live in the Hostess City after surviving the Holocaust.See the Story
Judaism

'They were wearing press vests': Al Jazeera journalist killed in Israeli operation

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Shireen Abu Akleh was killed in the West Bank city of Jenin. Israel's defense minister says she could have been hit by either Israeli or Palestinian fire. U.S. officials had called for an investigation into the killing. Palestinian forensic scientist says more analysis is needed.See the Story

An interfaith coalition erased medical debts for over 2,000 people in the Chicago area, inspired by an ancient Jewish custom - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Torah's shmita laws prescribe that, every seven years, all agricultural activity in the Land of Israel is forbidden. The recipients don't know the relief is coming and will be surprised by the news with letters in the coming days. Since their founding in 2014, RIP Medical Debt says they have erased over $6 billion in debt.See the Story
School Shooting · Uvalde

Jewish groups condemn Texas elementary school shooting, but only some push for action - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The groups who repeated longstanding and direct calls for gun control included those aligned with the Reform and Conservative movement. The Jewish Federations of North America, which this year for a period removed gun control from its Public Priorities list, avoided politics. Several groups did not mention gun control; some clarified to the JTA that they support legislation on the issue.See the Story
Judaism

Israeli-owned eatery in London hit with 'free Palestine' graffiti - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Incident occurred on May 14 at Michaels Brasserie in London. Owner Michael Levi suspects it was an antisemitic hate crime. Cafe serves Middle Eastern foods popular in Israel and in Arab countries. Police are looking into the incident, Levi told the Jewish News of London.See the Story
Judaism · Graveyard

2 Jewish cemeteries vandalized in Germany amid reported rise in antisemitic crimes - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
swastikas were found spray-painted on a wall in Hamburg's centuries-old Altona cemetery. A report published on May 10 by the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community recorded 3,027 antisemitic incidents in Germany in 2021. The report recorded a drop in the number of other types of hate crimes, including anti-Muslim crimes.See the Story
Holocaust · Ukraine

Zelensky to Kissinger: The world didn't adapt to the Nazis, we're not adapting to Putin - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Kissinger said Monday that Ukraine should end the war by accepting the status quo ante. Zelensky slammed the suggestion in remarks translated into English by his office. Kissinger fled Nazi Germany as a youth, and when he was of age enlisted in the U.S. Army.See the Story

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