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France / 01-11-2013

French Jewish leader: I dread far-right victory in 2017 elections

French Jewish leader: I dread far-right victory in 2017 elections

The head of France’s Jewish community said he feared that the country’s far-right Front National party may win the next presidential elections.  “It is 8 P.M. on May 14, 2017. ...

France / 31-10-2013

France: Antisemitism now mainstream

France: Antisemitism now mainstream

"You show that it is possible to be of the Jewish faith without being completely disgusting." - Standup comedian Sebastian Thoen introducing Elie Semoun on Canal Plus TV. When a ...

Australia / 30-10-2013

Positive news from Australia on antisemitism

Positive news from Australia on antisemitism

On Sunday Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, said the antisemitic attack in Sydney last Friday "appears to have developed from a verbal confrontation, and it is a reminder that racial vilification ...

Hungary / 29-10-2013

Blood-Libel antisemitism in Hungary, past and present

By Michael Curtis  Recent surveys have shown that antisemitism in Hungary has increased to such an extent that it is almost at the highest level of any European country. The ...

Germany / 25-10-2013

Antisemitism today - To what extent is Germany hostile to the Jews?

Antisemitism today - To what extent is Germany hostile to the Jews?

“There are districts where Jews are forbidden to enter” says Rabbi Daniel Alter from Berlin when he talks about his city. He refers to Wedding and Neukölin, where the majority ...

22-10-2013

The medieval antisemitic views of 150 million Europeans: an interview with Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

The medieval antisemitic views of 150 million Europeans: an interview with Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

Recently, a new book, Demonizing Israel and the Jews by Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, sent shock waves across Europe by revealing the frightening levels of antisemitism and vicious condemnation of Israel taking place in ...

Sweden / 22-10-2013

Irish journalist dons kippa for a day in Sweden to assess local antisemitism

Irish journalist dons kippa for a day in Sweden to assess local antisemitism

'It didn't take long before I got the feeling that I was on display,' writes Patrick Reilly. An Irish journalist donned a kippa for a day in the southern Swedish ...

20-10-2013

Op-Ed: The Vicious Antisemitism of French Trotskyites

An interview with Simon Epstein of Hebrew University: "They are trying to seduce - by any means - the Arab and Muslim sectors of French society...for an electoral and political ...

18-10-2013

How the web spreads antisemitism

How the web spreads antisemitism

By Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, Special to CNN  Editor's note: Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's book "The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Antisemitism," was just published by Little, Brown. A former ...

09-10-2013

Top 10 antisemitic legends and stereotypes

Top 10 antisemitic legends and stereotypes

Western civilization has long been a bastion of wild, outrageous antisemitism. Scorned as outsiders, labeled as criminals, Jews have suffered millennia of persecution, intolerance, and horrific violence. These tragedies beg ...

Poland / 08-10-2013

The writing on the wall: antisemitic graffiti in Poland’s major cities

The writing on the wall: antisemitic graffiti in Poland’s major cities

Police, prosecutors and judges are doing little to curb growth of xenophobic art form employing phrases such as 'Jews out.’ Building walls in Poland’s major cities are the place where ...

07-10-2013

New – CFCA website in German and Portuguese

New – CFCA website in German and Portuguese

New - The Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism website in German and Portuguese

Britain / 04-10-2013

Antisemitism doesn't always come doing a Hitler salute

Antisemitism doesn't always come doing a Hitler salute

Hatred of Jews is often more coded than explicit, but the Daily Mail's attack on Ralph Miliband pressed all the same old buttons By Jonathan Freedland When the Ukip politician ...

Greece / 25-09-2013

Greece launches inquiry into claims Golden Dawn trained by armed forces

Greece launches inquiry into claims Golden Dawn trained by armed forces

By Helena Smith  The Greek authorities have launched an inquiry into allegations that members of the country's armed forces have helped to train hit squads formed by the far-right Golden ...

Netherlands / 16-09-2013

Op-Ed: The Anti-Israel Lobby in the Netherlands

Op-Ed: The Anti-Israel Lobby in the Netherlands

Interview with Wim Kortenoeven, former member of Dutch Parliament: "For decades already, organizations in the Dutch anti-Israel and the anti-Jewish lobby have overlapping structures."  “A number of Dutch anti-Israel NGO’s ...

11-09-2013

The rise of global antisemitism: The devil that never dies

The rise of global antisemitism: The devil that never dies

James Rosen talks to Daniel Goldhagen about his new book which takes a new perspective on antisemitism in the world today with voluminous data.  In THE DEVIL THAT NEVER DIES, ...

10-09-2013

Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) against Israel an antisemitic, anti peace poison pill

Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) against Israel an antisemitic, anti peace poison pill

A new report issued by the Simon Wiesanthal Center has labelled the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement against Israel “a thinly-veiled, anti-Israel and antisemitic ‘poison pill,’ whose goal is ...

Greece / 08-09-2013

'We are next': Greek Jews fear rise of far-right party

'We are next': Greek Jews fear rise of far-right party

No one has ever doubted Mois Yussuroum's patriotism. As part of the Greek resistance during World War II, he fought Benito Mussolini's fascist army and then the Nazis.  "The other ...

08-09-2013

Op-Ed: Antisemitism in social media includes Twitter

Interview with Andre Oboler of Online Hate Prevention:"Twitter does not have a mechanism for flagging problem content. It thus keeps no genuine check on Antisemitism".  “The rise of social media ...

04-09-2013

Anti-Israelism is antisemitism: an Interview with Manfred Gerstenfeld

Anti-Israelism is antisemitism: an Interview with Manfred Gerstenfeld

By Jerry Gordon    Manfred Gerstenfeld, the former Chairman of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, is a noted author and commentator on European and World antisemitism. He recently published a book of ...

26-08-2013

Op-Ed: Antisemitism and Anti-Israelism in Latin America

Interview with Sergio Widder, SWC Director for Latin America: "The establishment of an Iranian-Hezbollah network in Latin America dates back to the mid 1980's."  Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  “Approximately half a ...

Germany / 25-08-2013

Op-Ed: EU and Israel: German Anti-Israelism and antisemitism

The EU boycott should not have been a surprise. Interview with Susanne Urban, a German historian, who elucidates on the situation.  Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld   “Antisemitism was officially delegitimized in ...

Germany / 24-08-2013

Germany 'underestimated' neo-Nazi risk

Germany 'underestimated' neo-Nazi risk

Berlin - German authorities have "grossly underestimated" the threat of neo-Nazi groups, but security services are not racist, a parliament inquiry has found.   The study, which came out on Thursday ...

19-08-2013

The modern European antisemitism

Op-ed: Official EU boycott of Israeli settlements provides institutional backing to mob-like antisemitism  By Riccardo Dugulin  For the average European opposing the State of Israel has become the standard framework ...

13-08-2013

You only live twice

You only live twice

Vibrant Jewish communities were reborn in Europe after the Holocaust. Is there a future for them in the 21st century?  By Michel Gurfinkiel  Samuel Sandler, an aeronautical engineer and head ...

Poland / 07-08-2013

Once a melting pot, Polish city sees uptick in ethnic violence

Once a melting pot, Polish city sees uptick in ethnic violence

By Glenn Kates and Anna Zamejc  Bialystok - A local prosecutor in Bialystok -- a once majority Jewish city in northeastern Poland -- recently dismissed charges against vandals, calling the ...

06-08-2013

Op-Ed: The world social forum is an enabler of anti-Israelism

Shocking interview with Shimon Samuels of the Wiesenthal Center: "Even if boycotts are reversed by ‘Zionist pressure,’ their real goal is the publicity engendered."  The Palestinian cause has gradually taken ...

05-08-2013

Hostility to Israel and antisemitism: Toward a sociological approach

By David Hirsh  This paper, by David Hirsh, is published in the Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, JSA Vol 5#1 2013.  Download the paper on PDF by clicking here ABSTRACT  Sociology ...

31-07-2013

The unpleasant truth about European antisemitism

The unpleasant truth about European antisemitism

By Gary Rosenblatt Antisemitism in Europe, often in the guise now of anti-Israel rhetoric and actions, has become too big a problem to ignore or rationalize away. And it is taking ...

Germany / 30-07-2013

The tyranny of political correctness

Interview on German media with Daniel Killy, Exec. Editor of BILD: "The beast of German antisemitism hasn’t been killed – it has just been sedated".  From Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld  “The ...