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Britain / 22-08-2017

British Academia is rife with antisemitism

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  Antisemitism manifests itself in various segments of British society. Politics is a major such area. Incidents in the Labour party are dominant, but far from the only ones. Academia is ...

06-08-2017

Antisemitism is an integral part of European culture

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  an Israeli Prime Minister since the fall of communism - received much international publicity. The media reported on both his meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and with ...

United States / 06-08-2017

How antisemitism shapes the Far Right

How antisemitism shapes the Far Right

By Lara Moehlman  To 19-year-old Colton Merwin, a Maryland native and recent college dropout, several clashes this year between far-left radicals, right-wing Donald Trump supporters and alt-right activists in Berkeley, California were an attack on free ...

Turkey / 31-07-2017

Erdoğan Exploits the Temple Mount crisis to foment anti-zionism and anti-semitism

Erdoğan Exploits the Temple Mount crisis to foment anti-zionism and anti-semitism

In May 2017, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke at the opening ceremony of a two-day conference in Istanbul called “The International Forum on al-Quds Waqf.” He condemned “Israeli crimes against the Palestinians” and ...

30-07-2017

Treating the cancer of antisemitism’s metastasis

By Shimon Samuels  The cancer of antisemitism’s metastasis in the UK and continental Europe can only be treated by the expulsion of pro-Jihadists, antisemites and other bigots from mainstream political parties  A 1950’s Times of London headline ...

20-07-2017

The BDS movement does not respect human rights

By Noam Schimmel  The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel depicts itself as a proponent and defender of human rights. It appropriates the language of human rights and international human rights law, but ...

Britain / 18-06-2017

Antisemitic politics is the new normal

Antisemitic politics is the new normal

by David Hirsh  We don’t know if people just don’t care about antisemitism; or if they don’t know; or they don’t want to know; or they don’t understand  How did we get into this situation? ...

Hungary / 01-06-2017

Resurgent antisemitism takes hold in Hungary under Viktor Orbán

Resurgent antisemitism takes hold in Hungary under Viktor Orbán

By Lili Bayer and Larry Cohler-Esses For over a year now, Hungary’s leader, Viktor Orbán, has been waging an increasingly shrill campaign against billionaire George Soros, using classical antisemitic imagery to signal to his ...

Germany / 21-05-2017

Growing antisemitism among the refugees

Growing antisemitism among the refugees

By Mareike Enghusen antisemitic conspiracy theories in the Arab world are part of their everyday culture. If so, the warnings of the chairman of the Central Council of Jews are certainly justified. ...

05-04-2017

Antisemitism and the far-right today

Antisemitism and the far-right today

By Rob Ferguson  Within weeks of Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader, news and media channels were dominated by charges of antisemitism levelled against his supporters, the National Union of Students and others for their ...

United States / 04-04-2017

From swastikas to microagressions: The new antisemitism on campus

From swastikas to microagressions: The new antisemitism on campus

By Teresa Welshtwelsh@mcclatchy.com  Born in the last two decades, many college-aged Jews have little experience with violent acts of antisemitism in their daily lives.  But since January, there have been over 100 bomb threats called ...

21-03-2017

Antisemitism in Europe: the hate that never goes away

“Demonizing Jews while embracing their murderers - keeps European antisemitism thriving.”   By Joseph Puder  The latest appeal letter by the World Jewish Congress (WJC), written by its President, Ambassador Ronald S. Lauder, headlined “Is ...

19-03-2017

Recycling the blood libel

Christians introduced the blood libel to the Islamic world, where it is alive and well. Prof. (emeritus) Raphael Israeli tells the story.“In the Arab political world, classic extreme anti-Semitic motifs ...

United Nations / 02-03-2017

Clearly, the Trump administration has a problem with Jews

Clearly, the Trump administration has a problem with Jews

By Bernard-Henri Levy I had no idea how right I was, a month ago, when I wrote in The New York Times that American Jews should be wary of their new President.   Since then, we have had ...

United States / 23-02-2017

What’s behind the rash of antisemitic incidents?

What’s behind the rash of antisemitic incidents?

The apparent increase in antisemitic incidents is troubling, but responsible commentators would do well to wait for hard evidence before assigning blame. By Ian Tuttle     On Monday, for the fourth time since the beginning ...

17-02-2017

The Israelization of antisemitism

The Israelization of antisemitism

By Monika Schwarz-Friesel,Jehuda Reinharz  In this world, where we are trying to eliminate racism, misogyny, homophobia and more, it is time to include the age-old hatred of Jews as well.  In the 21st ...

United States / 08-02-2017

Trump’s “America first” vision awakens the demons that Jews tried to forget

Trump’s “America first” vision awakens the demons that Jews tried to forget

By Oren Nahari The founder of the Ford company, Henry Ford, is being consistently ranked in surveys as the greatest industrialist of the 20th century. When President Trump talks about bringing ...

29-01-2017

Three reasons why a double standard is imposed on Israel

by Philip Carl Salzman  While nationalism of the Americans, French, and Chinese is admired or at least accepted, Jewish nationalism (Zionism) is regarded as racism by pro-Arab activists and journalists. While Syrian President ...

18-01-2017

The BDS movement is in trouble

The BDS movement is in trouble

Dr. Mordechai Kedar  For the last decade Israel has had to deal with the BDS (Boycott, Divest, Sanction) Movement, whose sanctions included the pulling out of investments from the Jewish state. The movement ...

Britain / 19-01-2017

Corbyn, the Labour Party and elsewhere in the UK

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  The antisemitism problems of the British Labour party are far from over. Issues concerning antisemitism have continued to pop up recently, yet not with the intensity of the half year before. ...

18-01-2017

Who’s really behind the academic boycott against Israel?

Who’s really behind the academic boycott against Israel?

By Max Samarov and Shahar Azani  One of the main challenges to hopes for peace in the Middle East today is the campaign to boycott and isolate Israel - the only true ...

02-01-2017

Why the left hates Jews

Why the left hates Jews

By Kevin D. Williamson The Labour party in the United Kingdom is being convulsed at the moment with a public reckoning of the antisemitism of some of its most prominent members, including the former ...

27-12-2016

Antisemitism definition greatly helps exposing antisemites

Antisemitism definition greatly helps exposing antisemites

By Manfred Gerstenfeld   In May, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) accepted a working definition of antisemitism. It required the votes of all of its 31 member countries. These included the United States, Canada and ...

20-12-2016

Definition of antisemitism is a threat to no one but antisemites

Definition of antisemitism is a threat to no one but antisemites

By Prof. Dina Porat This week British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she would adopt “the working definition of antisemitism,” due to an increase in the number of antisemitic incidents and because the battle ...

20-12-2016

The main antisemitic incidents of 2016

By Manfred Gerstenfeld   It has become a tradition that at year’s end the Simon Wiesenthal Center publishes a selection of the year’s major antisemitic incidents. When the list was started in 2010 it was ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Britain / 01-05-2016

The Successors of the Theological Antisemitism

By Dr. Shaul Rosenfeld  The British politician George Galloway, the leader of the Labor Party, Jeremy Corbyn, the former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone and more -  they are all just a tip of ...

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, ...

17-04-2016

The far Right is rising and antisemitism is back in Europe. How short is our collective memory?

The far Right is rising and antisemitism is back in Europe. How short is our collective memory?

By Moshe Kantor  Charles Dickens famously wrote that “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times”. In the past week we have seen the worrying results of research into ...

14-04-2016

Whitewashing Palestine to Eliminate Israel: The Case of the One-State Advocates

Whitewashing Palestine to Eliminate Israel: The Case of the One-State Advocates

By Joseph S. Spoerl  Abstract An increasingly fashionable position among self-styled “progressives” is to advocate the “one-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This “solution” envisions a single “secular, liberal, democratic state” encompassing the entire former mandate of ...

29-03-2016

The B.D.S. movement and anti-semitism on campus

The B.D.S. movement and anti-semitism on campus

By Eric Altermanmarch  The casual consumer of campus-related news might be forgiven for assuming that antisemitic intimidation is breaking out all over. Where I teach, at Brooklyn College of the City University of New ...

27-03-2016

Safe spaces for hypocrisy: The dangerous sensitivity double-standards at play on America's college campuses

Safe spaces for hypocrisy: The dangerous sensitivity double-standards at play on America's college campuses

By Alan Dershowitz    Student activists recently staged protests at Dartmouth University library, both to demonstrate against the vandalism of a Black Lives Matter display, and to show solidarity with similar initiatives held on various college ...

27-03-2016

The link between BDS and Jew hatred on campus

The link between BDS and Jew hatred on campus

By Barbara Kay  In a Feb. 25 Facebook post, McGill student Molly Harris recounted her experience in a “Rez (residence) Project” workshop, a (mandatory) three-hour discussion on “oppression, privilege, consent and race” designed to create ...

08-03-2016

Please, no more plans for the Jews - By Jack Engelhard

Please, no more plans for the Jews -  By Jack Engelhard

Every Tom, Dick and Harry has a plan of the week for the Jews. Please don’t send me your plans for the Jews. There have been enough plans. I know all about ...

06-03-2016

Antisemitism in Europe: ‘The devil that never dies’

By Lauren Markoe  The paragraph, read out loud by one of the world’s foremost scholars of the Holocaust, chilled the audience.   “Contaminated by the monstrous and rooted ‘certitude’ that in this catastrophic and absurd world there ...

Italy / 02-03-2016

Italy’s troubling relationship between soccer and antisemitism

Italy’s troubling relationship between soccer and antisemitism

By Anna Momigliano  Last week, David Guetta, a soccer commentator from Florence, Italy, was waiting at London’s White Hart Lane railway station for the train back to his hotel, having just covered a match, ...

02-03-2016

BDS movement suffers legal setbacks globally as nations and states impose restrictions, but legislative provisions split the White House and Congress. University protests continue with prominent antisemitic harassment

By Alex Joffe February saw dramatic setbacks for the BDS movement as legislators and politicians imposed restrictions and voiced unprecedented opposition. At the same time, BDS in universities and elsewhere continued to degenerate into overt ...

Germany / 25-02-2016

"Antisemitism is not brought by refugees only " By Yakov Hadas-Handelsman

They shouted "Jews", pushed him to the ground, stepped on his hand and stole his phone and wallet. The French businessman, 49, who was attacked earlier this year in Puttgarden’s ferry pier, ...

Britain / 23-02-2016

'We are feeling more and more unsafe': tackling antisemitism in Manchester – video

'We are feeling more and more unsafe': tackling antisemitism in Manchester – video

Fighting between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza and a wave of antisemitic attacks across Europe coincided with a surge in assaults on Jewish targets in the UK. Phoebe Greenwood visits Prestwich in Manchester ...

Britain / 21-02-2016

Let's stop being surprised by antisemitism

Let's stop being surprised by antisemitism

By Russell Langer - Campaigns director at the union of Jewish students  The resignation of Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) Co-Chair, Alex Chalmers, this week has since shed light on what appears to ...

21-02-2016

The left’s problem with Jews has a long and miserable history

The left’s problem with Jews has a long and miserable history

By Simon Schama  Much of the student left has “some kind of problem with Jews”, said the bravely decent Alex Chalmers last week in his resignation statement as co-chair of the Oxford University Labour Club ...

14-02-2016

BDS after the boycott

BDS after the boycott

By Ben Cohen/JNS.org   2016 may well be remembered as the year that Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel finally died its death—in a clinical sense, at least.   Across the U.S., state legislatures ...

United States / 08-02-2016

In the safe spaces on campus, no Jews allowed

In the safe spaces on campus, no Jews allowed

By Anthony Berteaux   When Arielle Mokhtarzadeh and Ben Rosenberg arrived at University of California, Berkeley on November 6 to attend the annual Students of Color Conference, they had no way of knowing that they would ...

Czech / 30-01-2016

Antisemitism in Response to the 2015 Refugee Wave – Case of the Czech Republic

Antisemitism in Response to the 2015 Refugee Wave – Case of the Czech Republic

By Zbyněk Tarant, Ph.D.  Despite its strategic location in Central Europe, the Czech Republic remains nearly untouched by the Refugee Wave. In Autumn 2015, when the wave started to culminate in Germany, the ...

29-01-2016

On the origins of antisemitism, which rages today

On the origins of antisemitism, which rages today

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft  Seventy one years ago, on January 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated around 7,000 remaining inmates at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp where more than one million Jews had been brutally, systematically ...

29-01-2016

Crossing the line: When criticism of Israel becomes antisemitic

Crossing the line: When criticism of Israel becomes antisemitic

By Jonathan Greenblatt National Director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation League   In the wake of a protest against a reception featuring an Israeli community group at a recent LGBTQ conference, there has been widespread controversy. We have read ...

23-01-2016

Why antisemitism is moving toward the mainstream

Why antisemitism is moving toward the mainstream

By Alan Dershowitz  For the first time since the end of World War II, classic antisemitic tropes, ”the Jews” control the world and are to blame for everything that goes wrong, including the financial ...

Iran / 22-01-2016

Antisemitic incitement is still alive in Iran

Antisemitic incitement is still alive in Iran

By Dr. Raz Zimmt     On April 10, the Iranian hardliner website Mashregh News affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards published an article entitled “Who Are Human History’s Most Bloodthirsty People?” The article was later republished by other websites, including Alef, ...

22-01-2016

Antisemitism in 2016: global challenge lacks a global strategy

Antisemitism in 2016: global challenge lacks a global strategy

By Ben Cohen/JNS.org   Another week, another litany of ugly incidents targeting Jews, along with expressions of concern about rising antisemitism around the globe, and even the odd solution offered up. But as we’ve ...

Germany / 20-01-2016

Teachers indifferent to use of “Jew” as an insult in German schools, especially amongst Muslim pupils

Teachers indifferent to use of “Jew” as an insult in German schools, especially amongst Muslim pupils

"Jew" is a common insult in Germany, used shamelessly by youth, say two Frankfurt educators. Muslim youth are leading this phenomenon. By: Wolfgang Hettfleisch (hr-iNFO)  For Türkan Kanbicak, antisemitic insults are a daily occurrence.  Kanbicak ...

06-01-2016

Antisemitism in Europe

Antisemitism in Europe

By JPOST EDITORIAL “We are so used to Jews being killed because they are Jewish,” wrote Charlie Hebdo editor-in-chief Gerard Biard.This week France will mark the first anniversary of a double terrorist attack that targeted the ...

30-12-2015

How the new EU states move to the right

How the new EU states move to the right

By Magdalena Merezovsky  The new EU states move right: It started in Hungary, then Poland and finally Croatia, in which, since the last elections, "a patriotic coalition" is in charge of the state’s ...

05-01-2016

Op-Ed: The anti-Israel trend you’ve never heard of

Op-Ed: The anti-Israel trend you’ve never heard of

By David Bernstein If you want to understand why the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, or BDS, has gained so much ground in the past two years, look no further than intersectionality, the study of ...

Sweden / 03-01-2016

A Smorgasbord of Swedish Antisemitism

by Nima Gholam Ali Pour  - Sweden is a country where using the word "mass immigration" usually gets criticized just for sounding racist. Only antisemitism does not get criticized. In Sweden, all other forms of racism -- ...

Netherlands / 31-12-2015

Op-Ed: Anti-Israel hate-mongering in the Netherlands

Op-Ed: Anti-Israel hate-mongering in the Netherlands

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld   Nowadays the Netherlands is proving an abundant source for anti-Semitism and anti-Israel hate mongering. We will limit ourselves here to several recent events and incidents concerning Israel. These occurred against ...

29-12-2015

The Nazi roots of the boycott-Israel movement

The Nazi roots of the boycott-Israel movement

Same campaign, new promoters.  By Steven Plaut  The so-called "BDS" movement is nothing less than a poorly-disguised campaign of bigotry and aggression against Jews by antisemites and jihadists.  While its roots go back far earlier, ever since ...

Israel / 27-12-2015

New book exposes how antisemitism has dramatically increased worldwide

New book exposes how antisemitism has dramatically increased worldwide

Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, a renowned expert on antisemitism, has just published a new book titled “A War of a Million Cuts: The Struggle against the Delegitimization of Israel and the Jews; and ...

France / 21-12-2015

Journal for the study of antisemitism - antisemitism in France

Journal for the study of antisemitism - antisemitism in France

JSA Submission Guidelines  Journal for the Study of Antisemitism (JSA) is the peer-reviewed periodical of independent scholars who examine antisemitism in traditional and emerging forms. The Journal is not affiliated with any particular ...

09-12-2015

Why I changed my mind about antisemitism and anti-Israelism

Why I changed my mind about antisemitism and anti-Israelism

I once thought it possible to address the world’s turn against Israel without bringing in antisemitism. No longer. By Joshua Muravchik The seven weeks of war between Israel and Hamas in the summer of 2014 occasioned ...

The Palestinian authority / 08-12-2015

Palestinian replacement theology and the strange death of Jesus the Jew

Palestinian replacement theology and the strange death of Jesus the Jew

By Richard Mather  It is not just Islam and the Left that are responsible for anti-Zionism and the rise of antisemitism. Christians who have embraced Palestinian replacement theology (which has disturbing echoes of ...

02-12-2015

Op-Ed: ISIS blood libel: A fast mutation of a major hate motif

Op-Ed: ISIS blood libel: A fast mutation of a major hate motif

By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  For many centuries Jews have been accused of embodying absolute evil by their most vile enemies. This motif formed the unifying thread passing through blood libels, accusations of poisoning, ...

26-11-2015

Antisemitic conspiracy theories crop up in wake of Paris attacks

Antisemitic conspiracy theories crop up in wake of Paris attacks

In the aftermath of the wave of coordinated terror attacks across Paris, conspiracy theories linking Jews or Israel with the attacks have begun to surface in the U.S and abroad.  - Iran’s Fars News ...

22-11-2015

Still blaming the Jews

by Judith Bergman  Old habits are hard to break, and in Europe, it would seem, almost impossible. First, Swedish Foreign ‎Minister Margot Wallstrom said that "to counteract the radicalization, we must go back ...

09-11-2015

The top 10 antisemitic myths on the web

The top 10 antisemitic myths on the web

By Simon Hardy Butler How is it possible to loathe an entire people?  I’ve pondered this question each time I encounter antisemitism on Facebook, which is every day, given the fact that I unofficially monitor ...

08-11-2015

How a Blood Libel against Israel is born

How a Blood Libel against Israel is born

By Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan D. Halevi  On Friday, October 30, the primetime show The Agenda on Ontario’s TVO network, with anchorman Steve Paikin, explored the question of whether the Palestinian violence marks the beginning of ...

08-11-2015

Op-Ed: The return of the classic anti-Semitic leitmotiv

Op-Ed: The return of the classic anti-Semitic leitmotiv

By Giulio Meotti  During the Second Intifada, Amnesty International charged Israel of "war crimes" in Jenin (later revealed as a completely false accusation).  In 2006, during the war in Lebanon in which the Jewish ...

03-11-2015

Matthias Küntzel: "Pro-Nazi ideas are still alive and kicking in the Arab world"

Matthias Küntzel:

Nazi sources of antisemitism in the Muslim world are not knwon at all today. Why? Elements of the answer, with the German professor Matthias Küntzel, who recently published a very important book ...

11-10-2015

I am embarrassed to be an Arab

I am embarrassed to be an Arab

By Fred Maroun  I have long resisted saying this, but the ongoing Arab violence in Jerusalem has pushed Arab idiocy beyond my capacity for tolerance.  I now need to say it and ...

South Africa / 07-10-2015

BDS at South African Universities

BDS at South African Universities

By Annika Hernroth-Rothtein  Speaking up for Israel is an act of supreme bravery in South Africa these days, particularly if you are a member of the ruling African National Congress. After more than ...

30-09-2015

German, Austrian Jews worried about antisemitism and extreme ideologies from refugees

By Benjamin Weinthal   The growing influx into central Europe of refugees from Muslim-majority countries with a deeply rooted culture of lethal antisemitism has started to jolt Jewish leaders and journalists into an examination ...

United States / 30-09-2015

Bizarre claims that Auschwitz was a 'summer camp' for Jews in upsetting white supremacy documentary

Bizarre claims that Auschwitz was a 'summer camp' for Jews in upsetting white supremacy documentary

The BBC Three programme is part of the channel's race season - visiting the deep south it is difficult viewing with outdated and extremely strong views about white supremacy.  From bizarre claims that ...

Greece / 25-09-2015

Greek minister resigns over antisemitic tweets just hours after being appointed

Greek minister resigns over antisemitic tweets just hours after being appointed

A Greek minister, Dimitris Kammenos, has been forced to resign hours after being appointed. The announcement that the Independent Greeks party member would join the government sparked an outcry over antisemitic tweets ...