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25-06-2015

Why antisemitism is part of European culture

By Manfred Gerstenfeld  Antisemitism is not only part of European history but also an ingredient of its culture. The lengthy antisemitic history of Europe is rife with defamation, discrimination, double standards, pogroms, expulsions ...

18-06-2015

Op-Ed: BDS is only a small part of the demonization of Israel

Op-Ed: BDS is only a small part of the demonization of Israel

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  University campuses are venues where hatred of Israel is promoted by largely identifiable groups of inciters. The hatred can manifest itself in a variety of ways. Biased teaching about ...

08-06-2015

Antisemitism is the motivation for the BDS campaign whose goal is to delegitimize Israel

Antisemitism is the motivation for the BDS campaign whose goal is to delegitimize Israel

By Amb. Freddy Eytan Israel is rightly alarmed at the escalating scale of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign. BDS constitutes a concrete threat to the future of Israel’s economic, academic, cultural, ...

07-06-2015

European-funded NGOs behind the Orange BDS campaign

The BDS campaign against the Orange mobile phone network in Israel (hereafter Partner Communications, the official name of the Israeli firm; Orange is the France-based company) is another example of NGO political warfare ...

02-06-2015

BDS is a threat to Israel's very existence

BDS is a threat to Israel's very existence

Op-ed: ISIS? Iran? North Korea? The industry of lies spun by the BDS movement is convincing more and more people that Israel is the source of evil in the world. Make no ...

United States / 02-06-2015

How college campuses are becoming home to antisemitic ‘hate fests’

By Abraham H. Miller  If you ask proponents of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement why they single out Israel, they will tell you that you have to start somewhere. But since ...

28-05-2015

Campus BDS: When does ‘anti-Israel’ become antisemitic?

By Dan Pine  Liana Kadisha, a senior at Stanford University, says some Jewish students on her campus feel they have to hide who they are. The 22-year-old knows of several who tuck their ...

Sweden / 25-05-2015

Antisemitism in Malmö reveals flaws in Swedish immigration system

Antisemitism in Malmö reveals flaws in Swedish immigration system

"A Jew, I cannot believe that you cannot be a Jew in Sweden!" says Siavosh Derakhti.    The 23-year-old Muslim is the child of Iranian parents, refugees of the Iran-Iraq war. He has become ...

United States / 19-05-2015

Antisemitism and Anti-Israelism on campus

Antisemitism and Anti-Israelism on campus

By Daniel S. Mariaschin  Daubing swastikas on walls has always been a deliberate way to convey hostility - a short-hand for inspiring hate, fear and intimidation.   A college fraternity at Stanford University was vandalized ...

17-05-2015

Who funds the BDS Movement against Israel?

Who funds the BDS Movement against Israel?

By Rachel Avraham  Many Palestinians have come to the realization that they can only destroy Israel via soft asymmetrical conflict rather than waging war or committing terrorist acts. Who is funding the BDS ...

14-05-2015

Former CIA Chief Petraeus: BDS Movement “Strategic Threat” to Israel

Former CIA Chief Petraeus: BDS Movement “Strategic Threat” to Israel

The international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement represents a “strategic threat” to Israel, said former CIA chief David Petraeus Monday. Speaking to British writer Emma Sky about his experiences as commander of the American forces ...

United States / 03-05-2015

Antisemitism on campus: Old wine in new bottles

Antisemitism on campus: Old wine in new bottles

By Abraham H. Foxman  As someone who has been critical about the sometimes overheated reaction to what is taking place regarding Jews on campus, I also believe it is vital to monitor the situation closely ...

Iran / 22-04-2015

The classic Blood Libel against Jews goes mainstream in Iran

The classic Blood Libel against Jews goes mainstream in Iran

By Mehdi Khalaji A recent article on a high-profile political website shows how even the most primitive antisemitic slurs and conspiracy theories have found their way into all levels of Iranian discourse. On April 18, the ...

21-04-2015

David Cameron on Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

David Cameron on Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

When I met not long ago with David Cameron, the prime minister of Great Britain, I knew that he had repeatedly and publicly professed concern about the safety of his country’s Jewish ...

19-04-2015

Holocaust denial a growing trend in the Arab world

The Nazi genocide of Jews is largely ignored in the Muslim education system and media, while high-ranking officials use it against Israel, scholars tell Bar-Ilan University conference.   While the narrative of the Holocaust ...

17-04-2015

Major holocaust inversion in Europe

Major holocaust inversion in Europe

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  The widespread anti-Semitism 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. For ...

16-04-2015

Holocaust Remembrance Day: 70 years after World War II, Jew-hatred is back in Europe

Holocaust Remembrance Day: 70 years after World War II, Jew-hatred is back in Europe

By Rabbi Abraham Cooper Seventy years after the end of World War II, the first and last documents authored and signed by Adolph Hitler continue to impact on events and the hearts and minds ...

14-04-2015

Antisemitism rears its ugly head in many forms

Antisemitism rears its ugly head in many forms

By Susan Michael  Exodus 17 tells how Amalekites, descendants of Esau's grandson, attacked the children of Israel in the desert of Sinai during their exodus from Egypt. This unprovoked attack was especially serious and ...

03-04-2015

Same old antisemitic song

By Prof. Amnon RubinsteinIt is not easy being an anti-Zionist academic. They are running low on slogans, as everything that was once edgy, controversial and headline-worthy is now outdated: "A people's ...

30-03-2015

Antisemitic blood libels fuel Middle East conflict

Antisemitic blood libels fuel Middle East conflict

By Miriam Elman  In a few days the world’s Christians and Jews will celebrate Easter and Passover. It’ll be a weekend of good food (and at my seder, plenty of good Israeli wine) - ...

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?

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?

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

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

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?

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

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. ...