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30-11-2016

Jews can be antisemites too!

by Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld. Leah Hagelberg co-authored this article Great Britain. The slurs published by this musician, an Israeli who says he has torn up his passport,[1] are so major that even the Palestinian Electronic Intifada site has dissociated ...

United States / 28-11-2016

‘Hate Spaces’ gives a horrifying glimpse into anti-Israel, antisemitic activity on US campuses

‘Hate Spaces’ gives a horrifying glimpse into anti-Israel, antisemitic activity on US campuses

“Hate Spaces” is a new documentary film produced by Ralph Avi Goldwasser and Americans for Peace and Tolerance, who also gave us “The J Street Challenge,” and as the full title suggests, it describes ...

13-11-2016

Understanding the Human Rights Assaults on Israel

By Elliott Abrams  Given that Israel is the freest nation in the Middle East, and the only stable democracy there, the steady assault on Israel by human rights groups and by enemies of Israel using ...

09-11-2016

The rise of global antisemitism

The rise of global antisemitism

From U.S. campuses to international "peace groups," an old hatred reemerges.  By Susan Warner  When Israel declared its independence from Britain in 1948, it was an exuberant nation with a population beleaguered by the tragic murder ...

United States / 06-11-2016

Trump has unleashed a wave of antisemitic hatred

Trump has unleashed a wave of antisemitic hatred

By Marissa Robbins  As a middle-class, white Ashkenazi Jew living in California in 2016, I’ve been privileged to avoid the systemic, cultural and interpersonal racism faced by many Muslims, immigrants and people of color across ...

02-11-2016

The War of a Million Cuts by Manfred Gerstenfeld

The War of a Million Cuts by Manfred Gerstenfeld

Recently there has been an ongoing stream of antisemitic and anti-Israel incidents and provocations throughout the world. To mention a few: UNESCO's radical distortion of the history of Jerusalem, a large number of ...

Britain / 30-10-2016

Antisemitism and the left: something is rotten in the state of Labour

Antisemitism and the left: something is rotten in the state of Labour

Labour held three separate inquiries into antisemitism within its ranks during the first part of 2016. A new book by Dave Rich investigates how we got to this point.  By David Patrikarakos  The relationship between the left ...

Britain / 27-10-2016

Lessons Learned? Reflections on antisemitism and the Holocaust: new publication launched

Lessons Learned? Reflections on antisemitism and the Holocaust: new publication launched

The Holocaust Educational Trust and Community Security Trust have launched ‘Lessons learned? Reflections on antisemitism and the Holocaust’  With antisemitism having risen by eleven per cent last year and with antisemitic discourse - including shocking ...

25-10-2016

Antisemitic Anti-Zionism

Antisemitic Anti-Zionism

By Roger Cohen  The hard left meeting the hard right is an old political story, as Hitler understood in calling his party the National Socialists. So in these days of turbulence it’s no ...

22-10-2016

The Mutating Virus: Understanding Antisemitism

The Mutating Virus: Understanding Antisemitism

  Below is a transcript of a speech by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks at “The Future of the Jewish Communities in Europe” Conference at The European Parliament on 27th September 2016 in Brussels. The hate that ...

28-09-2016

Israel and ISIS, the genesis of a new antisemitic motif

Israel and ISIS, the genesis of a new antisemitic motif

By Manfred Gerstenfeld, Leah Hagelberg  In line with the tradition of antisemitism, a wave of accusations associating Israel with ISIS has rapidly sprung up.  That Jews are absolute evil is the core accusation of antisemitism and ...

23-09-2016

A definition of anti-Israeli antisemitism

A definition of anti-Israeli antisemitism

Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld Alliance in May 2016 mentions, among its various illustrations, several examples of anti-Israeli antisemitism. Yet the definition mainly focuses on antisemitism against Jews, not Israelis. The more one applies the ...

Turkey / 23-09-2016

"Opposition to Zionism - Muslim ignorance": A special column by Turkish television commentator

By Adnan Oktar  "Nationalism was born with "Peace of Westphalia", a series of agreements signed in 1648. Since then it has spread and intensified even more with the French Revolution of 1789, to the ...

United States / 14-09-2016

Antisemitic 9/11 conspiracy theorists thrive 15 years after attacks

Antisemitic 9/11 conspiracy theorists thrive 15 years after attacks

Fifteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, DC, antisemites continue to spread conspiracy theories blaming Jews and Israel for the events of that day. Antisemites Christopher Bollyn, Ken O’Keefe, and Kevin Barrett are three ...

Britain / 11-09-2016

Meet Lady Jenny Tonge, a leading UK antisemitic inciter

Meet Lady Jenny Tonge, a leading UK antisemitic inciter

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  Much attention has recently been given to the incitement against Israel and the Jews by elected officials of the British Labour Party.[1]Yet, probably, the main anti-Israeli hate monger in the ...

Malaysia / 31-08-2016

Islam and Antisemitism in Malaysia

Islam and Antisemitism in Malaysia

By Mohshin Habib  Malaysia, a majority-Muslim country in Southeast Asia, is rapidly turning to Islamic fundamentalism through the state's sharia-like legal system and the country's growing number of Islamic militant sympathizers. Malaysia's government is a ...

31-08-2016

Anti-immigrant and white supremacist, maybe. But is the alt-right antisemitic?

Anti-immigrant and white supremacist, maybe. But is the alt-right antisemitic?

By Ron Kampeas  Can you go alt-right without going antisemitic?  The movement that has emerged from conservatism — and in some ways has turned against it — appears to be nudging its way into the ...

28-08-2016

Why Europe’s far-right political parties are gaining ground?

Why Europe’s far-right political parties are gaining ground?

By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman  The refugee crisis, escalating terrorism and dissatisfaction with the political elite are blamed for the current rise of Europe’s far-right political parties. Such a revival has not been seen since World War ...

Turkey / 10-07-2016

Jew-Hatred in Turkey: How the government feeds the people

Jew-Hatred in Turkey: How the government feeds the people

By Reuven Eliaz and William Reed  On June 28, Turkey and Israel signed an agreement to resume full diplomatic relations six years after a Turkish organization, İnsan Hak ve Hürriyetleri ve İnsani Yardım Vakfı ...

22-06-2016

Op-Ed: Major Holocaust Inversion in Europe

Op-Ed: Major Holocaust Inversion in Europe

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  The widespread antisemitism in Europe is coming increasingly in the open. The more it develops, the more Israel is accused by hatemongers or by using double standards against it. ...

10-06-2016

Op-Ed: The huge importance of the recent IHRA definition of antisemitism

Op-Ed: The huge importance of the recent IHRA definition of antisemitism

In the fight against antisemitism an adequate definition of the characteristics of this hate mongering is crucial.  By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  Many authorities, organizations and individuals in Western societies have a vested interest in ...

France / 31-05-2016

French Jews flee Paris suburbs over rising antisemitism

French Jews flee Paris suburbs over rising antisemitism

By Pauline Froissart and Benoît Fauchet  When Alain Benhamou walked into his apartment near Paris in July 2015 and saw the words “dirty Jew” scrawled on the wall, he knew it was time to leave.  It was his second ...

Iran / 31-05-2016

Iran’s holocaust cartoon contest goes international

Iran’s holocaust cartoon contest goes international

"Artists" from around the world join in mocking the attempted genocide of the Jewish people.  By Joseph Klein  Iran’s international cartoon exhibition and contest mocking Jews and the Holocaust has just concluded. It provided a prominent hate-filled ...

25-05-2016

BDS Is part of the long line of antisemitic hate

BDS Is part of the long line of antisemitic hate

By Dr. Paul Socken  The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) that has isolated and vilified the state of Israel, above all other nations of the world, is disturbing in the extreme. Witnessing the vehemence ...

Britain / 15-05-2016

British Labour Party engulfed by convergence of the far left and antisemitism

British Labour Party engulfed by convergence of the far left and antisemitism

By Alina Dain Sharon and Sean Savage   Jewish leaders in the United Kingdom have voiced their displeasure with the Labour Party amid an antisemitism scandal within its ranks that continues to engulf the country’s ...

15-05-2016

Op-Ed: The Holocaust: A tool for abuse and distortion

Op-Ed: The Holocaust: A tool for abuse and distortion

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  Historical events usually fade with time. Not so the Holocaust and related issues, which are increasingly appearing in the public domain. In previous years, one annual summary was sufficient for a ...

12-05-2016

Antisemitism and Terrorism

How the West Must Fight Both  By Jytte Klausen  Last week, Londoners elected Sadiq Khan, a human rights lawyer and a former member of Parliament for the Labour Party, as their first Muslim mayor. Khan ...

05-05-2016

Antisemitism since the Shoah

Antisemitism since the Shoah

By Manfred Gerstenfeld  The upcoming Holocaust Remembrance Day is an appropriate occasion to review the many ways in which antisemitism has changed since the Holocaust. Identifying the current forms of antisemitism is all the more ...

05-05-2016

What does an antisemitic party look like in Europe today?

What does an antisemitic party look like in Europe today?

The election to the Labour leadership of Jeremy Corbyn – a noted supporter of Palestine and critic of Israeli government policy – surprised many, not least those in his own party who ...

Britain / 01-05-2016

The antisemitism scandal engulfing the Labour party was entirely predictable

The antisemitism scandal engulfing the Labour party was entirely predictable

By Yair Rosenberg  Yesterday, the British Labour party suspended one of its members of parliament, Naz Shah, for advocating that Israel be forcibly relocated, comparing the Jewish state to Nazi Germany, and likening Zionism to al-Qaeda. Today, ...