Tags » Jewish Groups

Progressive Jewish groups call on Jewish Republicans to withdraw Trump support

(JTA) — Bend the Arc, a partnership of progressive Jewish groups, has called on the Republican Jewish Coalition to withdraw the organization’s support for presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump. 206 more words

Daily News

Jewish groups slam ‘xenophobia’ in US election

WASHINGTON – Over two dozen Jewish organizations issued an open letter Thursday afternoon in which they resoundingly criticized “xenophobia and racism” expressed by candidates and their supporters during the current US elections cycle. 948 more words

Daily News

Jewish groups decry fresh Presbyterian divestment efforts

Two major US Jewish groups have expressed disappointment at the American Presbyterian Church for endorsing a series of resolutions aimed at intensifying pressure against Israel over its West Bank policies at their biennial General Assembly last week. 593 more words

Daily News

Jewish groups applaud Supreme Court abortion ruling tossing Texas restrictions

(JTA) — Several national Jewish organizations applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday striking down a Texas law that restricted access to abortion. 458 more words

Daily News

Jewish groups hail advance of Massachusetts bill protecting transgender rights

BOSTON (JTA) — Jewish groups in Massachusetts are hailing the passage of a bill by the state’s House of Representatives that will extend the anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in public accommodations. 507 more words

Daily News

Jewish groups welcome FB, Twitter pledge to crack down on hate speech

Jewish groups welcomed a pledge by four internet giants to crack down on online hate speech, though some questioned the firms’ commitment to act.

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft on Tuesday signed a code of conduct with the European Commission that requires them to delete the majority of reported illegal hate speech within 24 hours,  482 more words

Daily News

Jewish groups Fury at Tyson after boxer's anti-semitic rant on YouTube

Boxer Tyson Fury could face a new inquiry after he posted a foul-mouthed rant on YouTube.

The Campaign Against Antisemitism has submitted a formal complaint about the World heavyweight champion’s behaviour to the British Boxing Board of Control. 369 more words

Daily News