(source: Nation of Islam website) On January 10, 2021, Nation of Islam (NOI) Student Minister Dr. Wesley Muhammad provided the latest example in the group’s long history of virulent antisemitism. Muhammad delivered a two-hour sermon, broadcast live from NOI’s national headquarters in Chicago, in which he explicitly and repeatedly blamed Jews and Israel for the coronavirus pandemic. As of January 14, his sermon, titled “Beyond
St. Louis Public Radio | By Eric Schmid Published January 15, 2021 at 5:13 AM CST LISTEN • 4:04 File Photo / Carolina Hidalgo / St. Louis Public Radio Karen Aroesty, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League in St. Louis, said she wasn’t surprised to see pro-Trump extremists turn violent at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. For some, the violence at
Antisemitic incidents reported to ADL reached an all-time high of 2,717 in the United States last year – an average of more than seven incidents per day and a 34 percent increase year over year, including assaults, harassment and vandalism. This is the highest number on record since ADL began tracking antisemitic incidents in 1979.
ADL’s new Antisemitism Uncovered video series was created to explain and combat the most prevalent antisemitic myths. The videos are a companion to Antisemitism Uncovered: A Guide to Old Myths in a New Era, ADL’s comprehensive resource with historical context, fact-based descriptions of the myths, contemporary examples and calls-to-action for addressing this hate. The first video on the myth of
DECEMBER 6, 2020 ADL In Concert Against Hate It is important to build coalitions and lift each other up. Be an ally to other communities and attend rallies and events to show we are one community standing up against antisemitism and other forms of bigotry and discrimination. Join ADL supporters from across the country and around the world to celebrate
NOVEMBER 8 – 19, 2020 Never Is Now Antisemitism, hate and bigotry feed on the rumor mill of untruths. Replace misinformation with facts. Join thousands of experts, community and business leaders, students and concerned community members by taking part in Never Is Now, the world’s largest summit on antisemitism and hate. Delivered virtually in 2020, Never Is Now is the