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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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...