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27-03-2015

How to deal with antisemitism on campus

By Elise Cooper Antisemitism is gaining traction on many college campuses across America.  Instead of an atmosphere where ideas are exchanged and intellectual curiosity is encouraged, there is bigotry, discrimination, and offensive commentary against the ...

Australia / 16-03-2015

Blurred lines: When BDS becomes blatant antisemitism

By Sharyn Mittelman  Advocates of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel (BDS) often argue that their campaign is not antisemitic, despite the fact that openly antisemitic statements come up frequently among activists and forums ...

16-03-2015

Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?

By Jeffrey GoldbergFor half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited antisemitism on the Continent. That period has ended—the recent fatal attacks in Paris and Copenhagen are merely the latest examples of rising violence ...

Britain / 08-03-2015

Antisemitism in the UK: Is It Growing?

The Report   Antisemitism in the UK: Simon Cox investigates the changing face of prejudice against Jewish people after recent lethal attacks in Paris, Copenhagen and Brussels. With the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, calling ...

23-02-2015

In 2015, Antisemitism should no longer be a reality in Europe

Izza Leghtas When I was a child, my mother used to tell me how when he was only 11 years old, my grandfather left his hometown of Danzig (now Gdansk, in Poland), and ...

19-02-2015

Antisemitism in the 21st Century

By Julie Nathan   The murder in Denmark of a Jewish man outside a synagogue is just the latest in a long series of acts of violence and murder directed at Jews in Europe over ...

United States / 19-02-2015

Antisemitism now ‘fashionable’ in the US, warn experts

By Cathryn J. Prince  Not a week seems to go by without an antisemitic attack in the United States – either verbal or violent – against Jews  “Unfortunately antisemitism has become fashionable again,” Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, executive ...

18-02-2015

Opinion: Challenge antisemitism

Attacks on a synagogue in Copenhagen and a kosher shop in Paris, the desecration of Jewish cemeteries - DW's Alexander Kudascheff urges Europe to combat antisemitism without fail and at all times.  Islamist terrorism has ...

Italy / 08-02-2015

Who’s behind Italy’s rising antisemitism?

By Yair Rosenberg  Long before Israel went to war in Gaza and the antisemitic outbursts which followed in the streets of Europe, Italy’s Jews were already telling researchers that they found themselves increasingly under attack. A new study from ...

United States / 06-02-2015

Campus incitement proves anti-Zionism still equals Antisemitism

By Jonathan S. Tobin   Supporters of the effort to isolate Israel have tried to argue that their BDS, boycott, divest, and sanction, campaign is aimed only at the State of Israel and not Jews. ...

Sweden / 04-02-2015

Op-Ed: Decades of Anti-Israel hate by Swedish social democrats

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  Last month, Swedish foreign minister Margot Wahlstrom postponed her visit to Israel after foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other Israeli top officials refused to meet with her.[1]The Israeli refusal was a reaction ...

Britain / 01-02-2015

Sorry, you called me what?

By David Aaronovitch  This happened to me yesterday. A young person interested in journalism asked me for advice about becoming a columnist. We sat down to talk things through. How did one pitch ...

Sweden / 26-01-2015

Swedish reporter dons kippa and encounters antisemitic abuse

A Swedish reporter decided to undergo a social experiment–seeing what would happen if he wore a Jewish yarmulke and Star of David necklace and strolled around the streets of Malmo, Sweden.  Peter Lindgren said ...

Belgium / 26-01-2015

בדיקה של עידו

בריסל - אלמונים חיללו "מרצפות זיכרון השואה'' שהונחו במדרכה מחוץ לבית לשעבר של משפחה יהודית שחבריה גורשו ונרצחו על ידי הנאצים באושוויץ.  האבנים הנושאים את שמותיהם של בני משפחת Kichka  כוסו במלט ...

12-01-2015

What type of Zionism is acceptable?

by Alexander H. Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky  A group of American-Jewish leftists is imitating the BDS movement in an attempt to put a right-wing Israeli position beyond the pale. It’s inexcusable—and dangerous to ...

11-01-2015

Op-Ed: Jew hatred, Israel hatred: The chicken or the egg?

By  Mark Langfan The famous conundrum “What came first? The chicken, or the egg?” has an analog in today’s world of anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism.  What comes first? Anti-Zionism, or antisemitism?  My answer is they ...

04-01-2015

Right wing in Europe could bring 'turmoil'

By Holly Ellyatt | @HollyEllyatt  European leaders have joined forces to warn of the rise of right-wing political movements on the continent, amid fears of "unrest and political turmoil" in the region if their ...

04-01-2015

Antisemitism is inherently genocidal, says expert

Jew-hatred is by its very nature a violent phenomenon, a leading antisemitism researcher told The Jerusalem Post during an interview on Tuesday.    While forms of discrimination such as sexism and racism are ...

France / 30-12-2014

Summer in Paris

As the sound of “Death to the Jews!” filled the streets this summer, much of the French elite averted its gaze or blamed the Jews for their own misfortune. Do Jews still ...

29-12-2014

Unmasking BDS: Radical Roots, Extremist Ends

By Dan Diker  Introduction  In the summer of 2014, Hamas fired more than four thousand rockets, and assaulted Israel using a vast underground network of attack tunnels that reached well into Israeli territory. The ...

France / 24-12-2014

France’s antisemitic nightmare

By Stephen Brown  The Land of Enlightenment is fast becoming the land of darkness for France’s Jewish citizens.   And many in the French Jewish community have been aware of this sad situation for some time, a realization ...

Italy / 14-12-2014

Extreme right's antisemitism joins extreme left antisemitism, also in Italy

By Davide Romano  Is Israel and its population racist? When reading the statements of the radical left organizations in Puglia Province, a naive reader may actually believe so. In order to protest and ...

Venezuela / 05-12-2014

Is antisemitism big in Venezuela?

Letter From Venezuela  By Michael Kaminer  At first, I tried convincing myself that the episodes were coincidences.  Days after arriving for a month-long stay in Caracas, Venezuela, I spotted a stylish young woman in ...

03-12-2014

Europe’s alarming new antisemitism

By Jonathan Sacks  This year, Europe’s Jews enter Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, with a degree of apprehension I have not known in my lifetime. Antisemitism has returned to ...

01-12-2014

Op-Ed: Cities against Israel

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  Proposing anti Israel actions is a pr move that draws the attention away from the massive criminality of the Palestinians. The city council of Leicester, UK, has decided to boycott all ...

Hungary / 04-11-2014

When Hungarian neo-Nazis threatened my life

By Matan Asher  Two weeks ago, on the 70th anniversary of the massacre of Hungarian Jews on the Danube, I published an article in this forum about the Hungarian Nazis who murdered Jews during the ...

Netherlands / 30-10-2014

Op-Ed: The Netherlands: The Fallen Mask of Moderate Muslims

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld   People who were considered moderates are now fearlessly and publicly joining anti-Jewish extremists.   The Netherlands is an effective looking glass to bring out many poorly publicized attitudes of parts of the European ...

France / 22-10-2014

Dieudonné and Alain Soral announce formation of new political party

French comedian and political activist Dieudonné M’bala M’bala together with former National Front politician Alain Soral – both widely known for their antisemitics beliefs – have announced that they will form a ...

France / 12-10-2014

Bernard Henri Levy: The three components of the "New Antisemitism", "A Moral Atomic Bomb"

Article by Bernard Henri Levy on the three components of contemporary antisemitism.   There is here a triangle thread of a terrible time bomb. There are three components, currently still separated, of a moral atomic ...

Britain / 01-10-2014

In Depth: UK antisemitism continues unabated after Gaza war

The Israeli war against Hamas in Gaza may have finished over a month ago, but its effects are still reverberating abroad, not least of all in the UK.    While the range and level ...