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Facebook is stuck in denial

If Facebook doesn’t revise its outdated policy on Holocaust denial, regulators will inevitably change it for them. That will leave Facebook and the Zuckerbergs not just stuck in the past, but on the wrong side of history.

A remarkable present from the past

Pure chance, timing and the magic of social media came together this week to dramatically solve NSW woman Heidi Blackwell's 15-year-old mystery about the owner of a box full of items documenting a Jewish couple's escape from Nazi Germany to Australia via Shanghai.

Presenter’s post offends

A PRESENTER on community radio station 3CR has come under fire from ECAJ after posting a message on Facebook that appeared to justify the murder of Israeli border police officer Hadas Malka.

Teen attacked on Facebook

An Australian teenager has been targeted by a wave of vicious hate posts on Facebook after members of a group she joined discovered she was Jewish.

Facebook under fire

Israel has responded to the latest terror by angrily pointing fingers at the Palestinian leadership and at Facebook – and by taking some major policy moves.

Hate posts follow globe furore

JUST weeks after pledging to remove a world globe with Palestine printed over the area of Israel from sale, Typo has come under fire again after allowing a barrage of “blatantly anti-Semitic and anti-Israel” comments to remain on its Facebook page.

Hate engulfs VCE Facebook group

THE principal of one of the schools involved in an onslaught of anti-Semitic comments on a VCE Facebook page has condemned the behaviour as “totally inappropriate”.

Seven sorry for Facebook comments

CHANNEL Seven has apologised to the Jewish community and removed a post from its Facebook page which contained several vile anti-Israel and anti-Semitic comments, including one lamenting the fact that Hitler left some Jews alive.

Hackers target Bnei Akiva

WHEN Bnei Akiva’s Facebook page was hacked by a global anti-Israel online movement on the second day of Pesach, the social media giant moved quickly to help restore normal operations.

18C helped beat Facebook hate page

COMMUNITY leaders say section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA) helped them to persuade Facebook this week to close down a page run by the Australian branch of the far-right Greek political party Golden Dawn.