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 […]
On Monday, October 28, eleven Jewish members of IfNotNow from New Orleans held a vigil outside Republican Congressman Steve Scalise’s office in Metairie to commemorate the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting. In addition, the group reiterated their demand that Rep. Scalise specifically condemn what they view as President Donald Trump’s incitement of white nationalism and […]
Rep. Steve Scalise Confronted by Jewish Activists over Antisemitism and White Nationalism in the GOPOctober 16, 2019
Two members of the Jewish activist group IfNotNow confronted Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise at a town hall on Monday, asking him to denounce antisemitism in the Republican party. In a video posted to Twitter, IfNotNow member Ezra Oliff-Lieberman pointed out connections between antisemitic and anti-immigrant rhetoric often espoused by the Republican party. In response, Rep. […]
A Jew and a Gentile write about prejudice and antisemitism in New Orleans and beyond.
Fox Business has apologized for comments made by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) that turned a discussion about China and Google into an anti-Semitic attack on billionaire Jewish philanthropist George Soros.
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