Tuesday, 30th May 2017

Chicago-area doctor receives antisemitic hate mail

A Jewish doctor from the Chicago area received an unmarked envelope from Baltimore.  The envelope contained a sheet of paper with the "Happy Merchant"...

CCTV shows University of Illinois menorah being vandalised for the third time

A campus menorah has been vandalised yet again at the University of Illinois. CCTV showed a man and a woman vandalising the menorah early on Sunday...

Men shout antisemitic slurs whilst beating Jewish Chicago mayor’s non-Jewish aide

Vance Henry, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Deputy Chief of Staff, was attacked at a vigil by assailants who reportedly shouted antisemitic abuse. Henry was punched, shoved to the...

Outdoor menorah smashed at hospital in Evanston, Illinois

A large menorah has been smashed in Evanston, Illinois. The menorah was vandalised right outside the Evanston Metro Station and opposite Evanston Hospital. The menorah belongs...

University of Illinois pays out $875,000 to avoid hiring antisemitic professor

In a shocking case, the University of Illinois has had to pay $875,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by Dr Steven Salaita, who was offered...

Village suggestion chalkboard calls for “less Jews”

A suggestions chalkboard erected by the village of Winnetka has been used by a pair of 12-year-old boys who believe that the village would benefit from “less...

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