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Iran / 18-05-2014

Iran’s Islamic revolution: 35 years of hate

Iran’s Islamic revolution: 35 years of hate

Today marks the 35th anniver­sary of the 1979 Islamic Rev­o­lu­tion. More than three decades on, the author­i­tar­ian Iran­ian regime has indoc­tri­nated gen­er­a­tions of its cit­i­zens with antisemitic, anti-Israel and anti-Western pro­pa­ganda through state-controlled media.   These themes con­tinue to ...

15-05-2014

Manfred Gerstenfeld on the ADL antisemitism survey

Manfred Gerstenfeld on the ADL antisemitism survey

For every Jewish person in the world, there are 700 antisemites. If we put all the antisemites together into one country, it would become the third largest nation after China and India. ...

13-05-2014

Antisemitism and Holocaust denial on Facebook: how should we fight virtual hatred?

Antisemitism and Holocaust denial on Facebook: how should we fight virtual hatred?

By Marc Knobel For several years there has been talk about the waves of antisemitism and racism which have flooded the social networks. One should not forget that the hashtag “#unbonjuif” (a good Jew) lead ...

12-05-2014

A worrying trend of antisemitism in European football

A worrying trend of antisemitism in European football

By Alexander Henderson  Antisemitism in football has unfortunately again been thrust into the media spot light as the Nicolas Anelka incident on December 28th received wide scale coverage, and sparked a reassessment of ...

11-05-2014

New studies, old hatreds

New studies, old hatreds

Is antisemitism just another hatred, or is it unique? A new academic study tries, with mixed results, to answer the question.  By Alex Joffe    Studying anything having to do with Jews is at once conventional ...

11-05-2014

The Rock and Roll Boycott of Israel

By Adam Shay - For the last ten years there has been an ongoing attempt to promote a cultural boycott of Israel. While this campaign has achieved very few actual victories, it has received ...

Iran / 11-05-2014

Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Zarif: “Antisemitism and genocide are alien to our people”

Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Zarif: “Antisemitism and genocide are alien to our people”

Following a series of statements denouncing Holocaust denial, Zarif was summoned to testify before the Iranian Parliament. In his speech he tried to present the government’s view, which recognizes the Holocaust but opposes ...

07-05-2014

The persistent survival of antisemitism

The persistent survival of antisemitism

By Professor Robert Wistrich  Antisemitism might be defined as the generality of historic forms taken by Jew-hatred throughout recorded history. They include the beliefs, the passions and anti-Jewish behavior leading to both physical ...

29-04-2014

Kansas hate crime didn’t emerge from a vacuum

Kansas hate crime didn’t emerge from a vacuum

By Ben Cohen   When you look at the image of Frazier Glenn Cross, AKA Glenn Miller, the shooter who cold-bloodedly murdered three Christians in a bloody eve-of-Passover spree at two Jewish community buildings in ...

Iran / 28-04-2014

Rotten roots: the revolution regime and antisemitism in Iran

Rotten roots:  the revolution regime and antisemitism in Iran

By Elad Ben David  Do not let the "moderate" Iranian regime fool you: the bitter hatred toward Israel has not been invented by Ahmadinejad , and its roots are planted in the writings ...

27-04-2014

The irrationality of Jew hatred

The irrationality of Jew hatred

By Michael Brown Antisemitism, which is defined as “hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group,” is not only the world’s longest hatred. It is also the most irrational.  The ...

27-04-2014

The rise of the extreme right in Hungary indicates the rising antisemitism on the continent

The rise of the extreme right in Hungary indicates the rising antisemitism on the continent

By Haim Isrovits    The meteoric rise of the extreme right party "Jobbik" marks the spreading racism in Europe. EP elections to be held next month in 28 Member States, may further strengthen this trend Spring 1944 ...

22-04-2014

The BDS smokescreen

The BDS smokescreen

By Robert Fulford  The people who defame Israel and wish to undermine its status in the world are not antisemites — or so they will tell you, every chance they get. Their denial ...

10-04-2014

Hating Jews

Hating Jews

When left and right extremes arrive at same place.  By Roger Kaplan   Like many veterans of the Great War’s western front, Jacques Doriot was disgusted with the political leadership that had condoned, as ...

Hungary / 02-04-2014

Antisemitism in the shadow of the Hungarian elections

Hungary has held the first elections since the change of their constitution, which reduced the number of parliament members and strengthened Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who is expected to win the elections. ...

Australia / 02-04-2014

Op-Ed: Antisemitism and anti-Israelism in Australia

Op-Ed: Antisemitism and anti-Israelism in Australia

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Jeremy Jones, director of Jewish Affairs Council.  “The best estimate of the number of Jews living in Australia is about 120,000. There are many others with one or more Jewish ...

23-03-2014

The roots of Iranian antisemitism and its current consequences

The roots of Iranian antisemitism and its current consequences

Lecture, delivered on behalf of ISGAP at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambrigde, MA. By Matthias Küntzel The topic of my talk “Iranian antisemitism” is controversial in two respects. Some will say that this is ...

18-03-2014

Are all boycotters of Israel antisemitic?

Are all boycotters of Israel antisemitic?

By Michael Curtis  It is regrettable but now necessary to ask two questions.  The first: are all those individuals, whatever their religious origin, political beliefs, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or nationality, who are in ...

15-03-2014

Missing Malaysia Airlines MH370: The Jews are to Blame, Surely?

Missing Malaysia Airlines MH370: The Jews are to Blame, Surely?

By Julian Kossoff A prominent Iranian lawmaker has blamed the US for the disappearance of Malaysian flight MH370, claiming Washington wants to cause "psychological warfare" between Iran and China.  This pernicious nonsense is surely ...

15-03-2014

Europe's alarming push to isolate Israel

Europe's alarming push to isolate Israel

By Alan Dershowitz  When President Barack Obama warned of "international fallout" if Israel fails to embrace the latest U.S. Middle East peace proposal, Newsmax asked noted author and Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz ...

Ukraine / 09-03-2014

“Democratization” and Antisemitism in Ukraine: When Neo-Nazi symbols become “The New Normal”

“Democratization” and Antisemitism in Ukraine: When Neo-Nazi symbols become “The New Normal”

By Julie Lévesque Dmitry Yarosh (center), leader of the Maidan Brown Shirts, on an international wanted list and charged with inciting terrorism.  Under the new government, Yarosh is leader of the Neo-Nazi Right Sector delegation to the ...

27-02-2014

Youth unemployment and the rise of Neo-Nazism in Europe

Youth unemployment and the rise of Neo-Nazism in Europe

By Catherine Lefèvre Is there a direct link between youth unemployment and the rise of the far-right in Europe? In recent years, there has been a notable increase in the number of neo-Nazi demonstrations ...

13-02-2014

Contemporary antisemitism in the world of NGOs

Contemporary antisemitism in the world of NGOs

By Prof. Gerald Steinberg  The network of non-governmental organizations that claim to promote human rights and humanitarian agendas, and are centrally involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, often use antisemitic themes and images in their campaigns. ...

13-02-2014

Ten reasons why BDS is immoral and hinders peace

The Israel boycott movement threatens the peace process by promoting extortion rather than negotiation, and discourages Palestinians from agreeing to any reasonable peace offer. By Alan M. Dershowitz  As a strong supporter of the two ...

12-02-2014

Global antisemitism and the erosion of shame

Global antisemitism and the erosion of shame

By Abraham H. Foxman  Some of my worst fears about a resurgence of antisemitism around the world seem to be coming true. I have been talking for some time about the unique dynamic ...

Ukraine / 12-02-2014

Antisemitism and the Ukrainian political crisis

Antisemitism and the Ukrainian political crisis

By Vyacheslav Likhachev  At the end of January, the political crisis caused by a standoff of the government, basing its power on violence and a mechanism suited to repressions, against the active part ...

10-02-2014

Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity (2013)

Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity (2013)

Edited by Charles Asher Small  Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP)  Koret Distinguished Scholar at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University  These volumes present a selection of the papers presented at ...

10-02-2014

The real goal of BDS: Delegitimizing Israel

The real goal of BDS: Delegitimizing Israel

The word 'delegitimization' is sanctimoniously omitted from the initials of BDS, but it is undeniably the foundation and the ultimate aim of this campaign. By Moshe Arens                              “Sticks and stones may break my bones but ...

09-02-2014

The boycott industry: Background information and analysis on BDS campaigns

The boycott industry: Background information and analysis on BDS campaigns

The BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) campaign against Israel began with the NGO Forum at the 2001 UN Durban Conference. At that forum, hundreds of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) adopted a strategy of using boycotts and other ...