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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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...