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Hack of StandWithUs Facebook Pages

Updated: Dec 18, 2019

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

StandWithUs Facebook pages have been hacked. As one of the largest Israel educational pages on Facebook and with a hugely popular website and social media accounts, we are aware of constant threats and attempts to remove our content by extremist groups. We reach millions weekly in multiple languages.

Due to this, we invest in a high level of online security. This is a hack within Facebook itself. At one point an image supporting ISIS was posted on one of our administered accounts. Obviously this is an unacceptable situation. We are working with Facebook at the highest level to ensure that we are back online as soon as possible. We expect that Facebook will be able to bring our pages back online quickly.

We are determined that our voice will not be suppressed by those that mean us harm. We will post updates via our website: - Thank you for your support of StandWithUs at this time.

About StandWithUs

StandWithUs (SWU) is an international and non-partisan Israel education organization that inspires and educates people of all ages and backgrounds, challenges misinformation and fights antisemitism.

SWU empowers and energizes students and communities with leadership training and educational programs on hundreds of college campuses, high schools, and middle schools. SWU informs and influences public opinion through social media, print and digital materials, films, weekly newsletters and missions to Israel.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Los Angeles, the organization has chapters in 5 continents, including the U.S., Israel, UK, Canada, and Brazil. For the last 7 years, SWU has received the highest ratings from Charity Navigator (4 stars) and Guidestar (Platinum) and is a U.S. registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit and Section 46 charity (Israel).


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