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South Africa / 24-10-2014

Pig’s head in the kosher meat section of a Woolworths food store

Cape Town - The Congress of South African Students (COSAS) placed a pig’s head in the kosher meat section of a Woolworths food store in Cape Town.   A press statement issued by COSAS ...

United States / 22-10-2014

Synagogue vandalized

Lombard, IL - A Lombard synagogue was vandalized Tuesday, with the offender damaging the lawn, "defacing" the door with graffiti and breaking seven windows, officials said.   Lombard police responded to the Congregation Etz ...

United States / 21-10-2014

Protesters say new Met Opera is antisemitic

Protesters, including a former mayor and governor, gathered outside of the Metropolitan Opera on Monday afternoon to protest the opening of “The Death of Klinghoffer.”   The contemporary opera, which is written by John Adams ...

Belgium / 21-10-2014

University initiation asks students to pretend they're Palestinians, avoid "big bad Jew"

Liege - Invitation to event couched in antisemitic language, reading 'your goal is to avoid the big bad Jew'  Belgian philosophy students have chosen a mock reenactment of this summer's war between Israel ...

Norway / 21-10-2014

'Jew' one of the most common insults in schools

According to Ervin Kohn of the Jewish community in Oslo, 'Jew' is one of the most common curse-words in Norwegian schools, along with 'gay' and 'whore'.

Greece / 20-10-2014

Antisemitic slur in the Greek parliament over the religious communities bill

Athens - Antisemitic references were made by Golden Dawn MP Michail Arvanitis, in the Greek Parliament, during the session of Sept. 30, 2014, during which the Parliament passed in principle the draft ...

20-10-2014

What does the Internet think about Israel and Jews?

The internet is a dark and mysterious place, inhabited by legions of foul-mouthed trolls, who fill newspaper comment boards with reams of hate-filled bile. Many of these may be safely ignored, in the knowledge that ...

Britain / 20-10-2014

London students refuse to mark Holocaust Day

London - A motion was proposed at the Goldsmiths Students’ Assembly yesterday to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and victims of genocide. Education officer Sarah El-alfy urged students to vote against the proposal, rejecting it as ...

Israel / 19-10-2014

Swastika drawn at Temple Mount

Jerusalem -  “Swastika = Magen David” was drawn on a stair on the eastern portion of Temple Mount. Local police opened an investigation and are searching for those responsible for the act.

Russia / 19-10-2014

Russian social network hosts Miss Hitler 2014 contest

An antisemitic beauty contest is currently underway on the Russian social networking website VKontakte, the local equivalent of Facebook.  Called Miss Ostland 2014 (Ostland was the name Nazi Germany gave to the occupied Baltic states and eastern ...

Denmark / 19-10-2014

Danish imam calls Jews 'apes and pigs'

Vollsmose - For the second time in recent months, a video of a Danish imam’s anti-Semitic sermon is making the rounds online.  In the newest video, which was first posted to the ...

Britain / 19-10-2014

British Tory MP Andrew Bridgen launches antisemitic attack on pro-Israel groups in parliament debate

London - A Conservative Member of Parliament has launched a scathing, antisemitic attack on pro-Israel groups in the United States during a Backbench Business Debate in Britain’s House of Commons this evening.   Andrew ...

United States / 15-10-2014

Woman accused of vandalizing Akron synagogue

Akron, Ohio - a woman is accused of scratching several windows and damaging other parts of a West Akron synagogue.    Willa Boyd, 54, of Akron, is charged with fifth-degree felony vandalism and misdemeanor charges of ...

Germany / 15-10-2014

Poster celebrating Jewish Studies program vandalized

Potsdam - The University of Potsdam is celebrating 20 years for its Jewish Studies program.    The poster for the event was vandalized with graffiti: 'Jews??? I thought we eradicated them.'

United States / 14-10-2014

Teenage vandals swarm Brooklyn deli while yelling 'antisemitic' language

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY - A large group of teenagers went on a vandalism spree in Crown Heights, trespassing into parked school buses and vandalizing parked cars, as well as trashing a ...

Germany / 14-10-2014

Antisemitic books displayed at Frankfurt fair

Frankfurt - Several publishers from Arab countries displayed books featuring antisemitic content, Holocaust denial, and terror glorification, at the Frankfurt Book Fair last week, an annual report from the Simon Weisenthal Center said.   The ...

Britain / 12-10-2014

Dog unleashed on ultra-orthodox man

Stamford Hill, London – A suspicion of serious antisemitic incident on the eve of the holiday in the Stamford Hill neighborhood of London, England. In the evening hours of the first holiday ...

France / 12-10-2014

Shouts and stink bombs at Israeli film festival

Carpentras  - ‘Dancing in Jaffa’ director Hilla Medalia says she feared for her safety amid anti-Israel protest, police told her they couldn’t do anything  Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Hilla Medalia is used to her ...

Britain / 12-10-2014

Muslim scholar: Hitler Acted to Stop Evil Doctrine of Protocols of Elders of ZionIn

a lecture posted on the Internet on September 28, British Muslim scholar Refi Shafi, known as "Abu Rumaysah," said that the Jews were corrupters by nature. He cited "The Protocols of the ...

United States / 12-10-2014

Synagogue website vandalized with ISIS hate speech

Plantation, FL - A South Florida synagogue says its website was hacked and plastered with pro-ISIS, anti-Semitic hate speech.  Temple Kol Ami Emmanu-El said the hack was first brought to its attention when concerned ...

Russia / 12-10-2014

Tear gas attack

Moscow - On the second night of Rosh Hashanah, a group of five or six men disrupted a Jewish concert in the Great Hall of Moscow’s International Music House with a tear gas ...

Austria / 10-10-2014

Monument commemorating the holocaust victims was defaced

Wien – A monument commemorating the holocaust victims was defaced in Wien‑Josefstadt. The memorial stones are small stones embedded in the floor to remind all Vienna residents of the Jews who were deported ...

United States / 10-10-2014

Antisemitic drawings left on wall during robbery in Miami Beach

Miami Beach, Fla. - Miami Beach police are investigating after messages of hate were found inside a home that had been hit by a burglar.    A silent alarm alerted police to the ...

United States / 09-10-2014

FBI interviews 65-year-old man accused of setting fire at Jewish cemetery

Henrico County, Va. - The FBI plans to interview a man arrested for setting fire to the chapel at a Jewish cemetery.  Idris Hamid, 65, was arrested following Monday night’s fire at Beth ...

United States / 09-10-2014

Jewish Leader Attacked at Brooklyn Nets Game by Pro-Palestinian Demonstrators

Brooklyn, NY - The Jewish leader of a Brooklyn community center says he was beaten by pro-Palestinian demonstrators in front of his children after a Brooklyn Nets game against Israeli champions Maccabi Tel ...

United States / 09-10-2014

San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green provokes outrage with 'Holocaust selfie'

San Antonio - San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green has sparked controversy over an ill-advised caption on a selfie he posted on Wednesday morning.    The Spurs are currently in Berlin to play ...

Germany / 08-10-2014

Graffiti on a church and on schools

Bad Kötzting, Bayern – During last weekend, the Bad Kötzting police dealt with several cases of damage to public property, use of antisemitic signs and a series of damages and thefts. On the ...

Britain / 08-10-2014

Jewish youth soccer club quits game in response to antisemitic taunts

Manchester - The coach of a Jewish youth soccer team in England took his players off the field after claiming they had been bombarded with “antisemitic abuse.”  Members of the Manchester Maccabi team said ...

United States / 07-10-2014

Antisemitic graffiti

Hardwick, MA - A family’s memorial to a son who served in the Marines is now ruined by graffiti. The homeowners in the quiet town of Hardwick are puzzled, wondering who might ...

France / 06-10-2014

Antisemitic graffiti on a house

Versailles – A 54-year old woman discovered on Sunday, that an antisemitic comment had been sprayed on the shutters of her house on Paris Avenue in Versailles (Yvelines). Around 11:20 policemen found out ...

Spain / 06-10-2014

Arrested for antisemitic graffiti in various placed in Toledo’s Jewish quarter

Toledo – A 32-year old Toledo resident has been arrested by the local police for spraying anti-Semitic graffiti at various places of Toledo’s Jewish quarter.  According to information received from the municipality’ the events ...

Austria / 06-10-2014

Biker threatens synagogue-goers

Vienna - A neo-Nazi biker waved a knife at passers-by next to the synagogue in Vienna, while shouting xenophobic and antisemitic slogans.  He was arrested and disarmed by the police.

United States / 06-10-2014

Swastika on Jewish temple

Spokane, WA - Temple Beth Shalom in Spokane said that during Saturday’s concluding Yom Kippur service, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, it was noticed that a swastika had been painted ...

United States / 06-10-2014

Jewish fraternity vandalized with swastikas

Atlanta, Ga - An historically Jewish, Emory University fraternity was vandalized Saturday night, just hours after the end of the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur.    Swastikas were spray painted on ...

United States / 05-10-2014

Fliers posted at U. of California Santa Barbara blame Jews for 9/11

Santa Barbara, CA - A number of unknown students at the Santa Barbara campus of the University of California started off the new school year this past weekend with posters proclaiming that ...

United States / 05-10-2014

Rabbi's SUV catches fire outside Atlantic City synagogue on Rosh Hashanah

Atlantic City, NJ  - Officials are investigating a fire that destroyed a rabbi’s SUV that was parked outside an Atlantic City Synagogue on Rosh Hashanah.  Rabbi David Kushner of the Rodef Sholom Synagogue ...

Poland / 05-10-2014

Jewish cemetery desecrated

Klodzko - Several tombstones on the Jewish cemetery in Klodzko were damaged by unknown perpetrators. The damage done to the cemetery is even more regrettable considering the fact that the Foundation for the Preservation ...

Sweden / 05-10-2014

Swedish politician: ISIS is Mossad’s pawn

Malmo - A local politician with Sweden’s ruling party said that Israel trained the jihadist ISIS group to wage war on Muslims.   Adrian Kaba, who represents Sweden’s Social Democrats in Malmo’s city council, made ...

United States / 05-10-2014

Coffee shop owner posts antisemitic rants on Facebook, Instagram

Brooklyn, NY - The owner of a well-reviewed Bushwick coffee shop took to Instagram on Wednesday to tell the world that just about the only thing worse than a bad coffee is a greedy Jew.   Why is this new, ...

Iran / 02-10-2014

Iranian conference promoting antisemitism

Teheran - The conference opened with the Ayatollah's adviser saying “American officials are puppets of the Zionist lobby who are taking advantage of American ignorance.”    A conference denying the Holocaust and bashing Israel ...

Germany / 02-10-2014

German politician posts antisemitic video of 'Rothschilds controlling the world'

Berlin – The working circle of Jewish Social Democrats blasted on Wednesday a German social democratic politician for posting a crude antisemitic conspiracy video about the Rothschild family on her Facebook page.    “This ...

Canada / 01-10-2014

Swastikas found on Jewish business firebombed on Rosh Hashana

Montreal  - Three swastikas and a pentagram were found scrawled in a hallway behind three businesses which had been firebombed on the second day of Rosh Hashana, in what may be the latest ...