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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 ...

01-10-2014

Tutu's war on Israel, Jews

By Giulio Meotti  Special: Archbishop Tutu leads vile, racist campaign against Israel and Jewish people   Archbishop Desmond Tutu, whose role in the fight against South African apartheid in the 1980s gained him the Nobel ...

Germany / 18-09-2014

What’s behind Germany’s new antisemitism

By Jochen Bittner  Europe is living through a new wave of antisemitism. The president of Germany’s Central Council of Jews calls it the worst the Continent has seen since World War II. He ...

31-08-2014

Antisemitism surge in Europe reflects loss of values, historical awareness, says Stanford scholar

A worrying spike in antisemitism in Europe is a stark reminder that prejudice against Jewish people is still a reality there today, say Stanford scholars. Anti-capitalism has been a particular source of antisemitism, ...

Turkey / 28-08-2014

When the state sanctions Turkey’s ugly antisemitism

Once marginal in Turkish politics, antisemitism has now been co-opted, if not incited, by Prime Minister Erdogan and his ruling party. How can Turkish Jews stay when they're now considered the enemy?  By Louis Fishman               During the ...

The Palestinian authority / 19-08-2014

PMW special report exposes PA Holocaust desecration during Gaza war

The Palestinian Authority and the Fatah Party constantly used Nazi and Holocaust analogies to demonize Israel during Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, according to a forthcoming report by Palestinian Media Watch titled "Holocaust ...

Argentina / 19-08-2014

Gaza and Antisemitism in Argentina

By Hernan Dobry Following a period in which antisemitism seemed to be dormant, or at least quite well concealed, it once again has been raising its head in Argentina. The situation worsens by the minute, ...

Australia / 12-08-2014

Political wins for Australian Jews as antisemitism goes viral

Local community fighting on several fronts as the war in Gaza arouses passions.  By Dan Goldberg        Sydney – Australian Jewish leaders won several resounding victories last week, but these were offset by the trauma ...

12-08-2014

Antisemitism in Europe: A crisis, but not yet a catastrophe

Riots in Paris, cries of 'Jews to the gas' in Berlin and an Italian call for a 'Nuremberg Tribunal' for Israel have yet to trigger a Jewish exodus from Europe. By Anshel Pfeffer  Two weeks ...

10-08-2014

How Gaza has unleashed new Nazism on Europe’s Jews

A baying mob surrounds a synagogue chanting “Death to Jews”, a gang of men storms a Jewish school bus screaming “Heil Hitler” and a cafe owner puts up a sign saying “dogs ...

10-08-2014

Antisemitism on rise across Europe 'in worst times since the Nazis'

By Jon Henley  Experts say attacks go beyond Israel-Palestinian conflict as hate crimes strike fear into Jewish communities  In the space of just one week last month, according to Crif, the umbrella group for ...

08-08-2014

Turkish leader doubles down on blaming Israel for antisemitism

By Eli Lake  Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Israeli actions in Gaza ‘surpassed what Hitler did to them.’ Now he’s digging in deeper in a letter sent on his behalf to his biggest boosters ...

04-08-2014

Antisemitism: poison to any democratic society

By Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Foreign Minister    Antisemitism does not only present a problem for Jews. A declaration of solidarity from the German Foreign Minister. Published in the Jüdische Allgemeine newspaper on 31 July ...