The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is urging both law enforcement and lawmakers to take action after a new FBI report showed Jews and Jewish institutions were the group most targeted in hate crimes over 2018 – continuing a trend that has been in place since 1991. The FBI’s annual Hate Crime Statistics Act (HCSA) report found […]
Multiple people have been shot during Passover services at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in California.
The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans and the ADL issued a joint statement on the terror attacks that killed 290 people on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka
When three historically black churches were burned down in St. Landry Parish, Megan Romer turned to Twitter. She hoped to use her online audience to put national attention on the string of hate crimes taking place here in Louisiana. At first, the tweets, which contained a link to a GoFundMe raising money to rebuild the […]
A Jew and a Gentile write about prejudice and antisemitism in New Orleans and beyond.
The Jesuits’ U.S. Central and Southern Province released a list of 42 members and priests credibly accused of abuse on Friday. Seventeen of the individuals named have ties to New Orleans. According to The Advocate, the individuals have ties to area institutions like Loyola University, Jesuit High School, and Immaculate Conception Church. At least eleven […]
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