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Facebook Restricts Thousands of Groups and Pages Tied to QAnon Conspiracy Theory

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By Josefin Dolsten Facebook has restricted thousands of groups and pages with ties to the pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy theory. The social media site said Wednesday that it...

Facebook Algorithms Promote Holocaust Denial Content, Think Tank Report Finds

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By Marcy Oster Holocaust denial content is “readily accessible” on social media and Facebook algorithms “actively” promote it, according to a report published Monday. The London-based...

Group Set Up by German Soccer Stars Donates $80,000 to Auschwitz Museum

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By Cnann Liphshiz A German organization that two professional soccer players established to fight the coronavirus has donated approximately $80,000 to the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum...

Facebook Announces New Policy Combating Anti-Jewish Stereotypes

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By Ben Sales Facebook announced that it would ban posts about Jews controlling the world among several other efforts to combat hate speech. The announcement comes following a...

Hungary’s Largest Jewish Group Expels Rabbi Who Said Zionism is Causing Another Holocaust

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By Cnaan Lipshshiz Hungary’s largest Jewish group expelled a rabbi who has accused Israel of appropriating the money of Holocaust victims and putting Diaspora Jews...

Kazakhstan Adds Chabad Leader’s Grave to National Heritage Sites List

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By Cnaan Liphshiz The government of Kazakhstan added the gravesite of Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, a leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement, to its list of...

Israeli Hockey Captain Signs to Play in Oswiecim, Otherwise Known as Auschwitz

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By Philissa Cramer When the captain of Israel’s ice hockey team takes the ice for the coming season, he will be just a short walk...

Report: Facebook Announces Increased Ad Revenue Even as ADL-led Boycott Reduced Spending

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By Marcy Oster The advertiser boycott that the Anti-Defamation League helped spearhead against Facebook last month was in some ways successful: More than 1,000 companies...

Berlin Rally Against Coronavirus Rules Features Neo-Nazi Supporters, Anti-Semitic Displays

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By Toby Axelrod BERLIN – A rally supported by neo-Nazi groups drew more than 20,000 protesters in Berlin Saturday to demand an end to coronavirus restrictions. The...

Twitter Permanently Suspends British Rapper Wiley Over Tweets Seen as Anti-Semitic

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By Marcy Oster The Twitter account of the British rapper Wiley has been permanently suspended following a seven-day ban for a series of Semitic tweets...