The Anti-Defamation League released a report last week showing that anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. reached a record high in 2019, with an average of six instances of harassment, vandalism, or assault per day. Now, members of Jewish communities are reporting being harassed during the pandemic and blamed for coronavirus. Today, we discuss this uptick […]
Ilhan Omar, U.S. Representative from Minnesota, has been criticized as being anti-semitic for her criticism of the Israeli government. Jan talks with Abba Solomon, author of “The Speech, And It’s Context”, about how criticism of the country of Israel is not the same as anti-semitism.
For today’s episode, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow is joined in the studio by Jeff Spitzer-Resnick to discuss the Baraboo Nazi salute incident and what should be done about anti-Semitism in schools and the public square. With the input of many listener-callers, they also explore what it means to be an ally to the Jewish community and […]
In the wake of recent national and local events such as the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and the Baraboo Nazi salute incident, we spend the hour looking at the rise of anti-Semitism in Wisconsin, the U.S., and across the globe. Our guests are Jeff Spitzer-Resnick, Jonathan Judaken, and Ann Jacobs. Jeff Spitzer-Resnick is a Madison-based civil rights attorney. […]
We bring you another two-part episode today, starting with a deep dive into the recent report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) with guests Nathan Hultman and Natalie Mahowald. Then, we talk to Steven Gardiner about anti-Semitism in the United States. Nathan Hultman is Director of the Center for Global Sustainability and […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews Sheila Terman Cohen author of Jews in Wisconsin. The book is part of the ‘People of Wisconsin’ series. Unlike the other cultural groups covered in the People of Wisconsin series, the Jews who have made their home in Wisconsin are united not by a single country of origin, […]