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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 ...

Israel / 08-02-2014

Opinion: How to fight the war to delegitimize Israel

Opinion: How to fight the war to delegitimize Israel

By Erez Weiner A new war has broken out in the Middle East.   But this war is not making headlines across the world. Instead, it is slowly expanding beyond the borders of the ...

05-02-2014

The oldest prejudice in modern garb

The oldest prejudice in modern garb

Dear Reader,  I am delighted to make available to you three articles on contemporary antisemitism from Fathom Journal.  Defining Antisemitism Down by the sociologist David Hirsh of Goldsmiths College, University of London, argues that when ...

Ukraine / 02-02-2014

Antisemitism as a weapon of political technology

Antisemitism as a weapon of political technology

By Vyacheslav Likhachev  Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, analytics  Translated by Uilleam Blacker  The Ukrainian political confrontation caused by the refusal of the government to take steps towards integration with the EU, and then the unprecedentedly cruel ...

30-01-2014

Antisemitism on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Antisemitism on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Hatred of the Jews surges again  By Suzanne Fields  When the White House scribblers were putting the finishing touches on the State of the Union message, President Obama took a moment to commemorate memory. ...

28-01-2014

Antisemitism is an international threat once again

 Antisemitism is an international threat once again

By Brendan Simms Nicolas Anelka’s controversial goal salute should alert us that prejudice against Jews is spreading worldwide  What do a major Palestinian political organisation, a French comedian of partly African descent, large sections ...

Turkey / 26-01-2014

Turkish sentiments regarding the Shoah

Turkish sentiments regarding the Shoah

By Sinem Tezyapar   When people of reason and conscience look back on the subject of Shoah (otherwise known as the Holocaust) today, it is common to hear questions like: "How could a nation of ...

26-01-2014

It is essential for Muslims to remember the Nazi's atrocities and to commemorate the innocent losses

It is essential for Muslims to remember the Nazi's atrocities and to commemorate the innocent losses

By Adnan Oktar   It is now a universally acknowledged fact that the Twentieth Century represents one of the darkest and bloodiest centuries in the history of humanity. The idea of Social Darwinism, the basics of ...

23-01-2014

Antisemitic salute not all in fun [Commentary]

Antisemitic salute not all in fun [Commentary]

A French comedian's bigoted routine finds followers among the selfie generationBy Abe Novick   First it was the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party that gave us a Bizarro swastika with its derivative logo. Now comes ...

France / 21-01-2014

Were Dieudonné's remarks inspired by "Mein Kampf"?

Were Dieudonné's remarks inspired by

Were Dieudonné's remarks inspired by "Mein Kampf"?   By Samuel Binyamin   The row surrounding the nature of the remarks made by Dieudonné have once again shed light on the difficulty involved in identifying and defining ...

Canada / 19-01-2014

"Let's burn the Jew" is not antisemitic?

By Christine Williams The judge's ruling that it was not antisemitic for the fifteen-year-old to declare, "Let's burn the Jew" as he set fire to his classmate's hair is a disturbing case that reveals ...

France / 19-01-2014

Lessons from the Dieudonné affair

Lessons from the Dieudonné affair

By Samuel Triganau  What are the lessons to be learned from the Dieudonné affair?  First and foremost, the realization that in France there exists deeply-rooted and widespread popular antisemitism. It is important to note in this ...

17-01-2014

The cowardly new antisemitism

The cowardly new antisemitism

By Victor Davis Hanson  An obscure academic organization called the American Studies Association not long ago voted to endorse a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli universities. The self-appointed moralists were purportedly outraged ...

16-01-2014

Former Chief Rabbi Sacks tells CNN resurgent antisemitism main worry

Former Chief Rabbi Sacks tells CNN resurgent antisemitism main worry

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks told CNN anchorwoman Christiane Amanpour  that resurgent anti-Semitism is his prevailing worry for world Jewry.  In a transcript of the interview uploaded to the internet at the weekend,  the former Commonwealth Chief Rabbi and ...

Ukraine / 16-01-2014

Op-Ed: Ukraine protest movement must shun antisemitic elements

Op-Ed: Ukraine protest movement must shun antisemitic elements

By Oleksandr Feldman   From the moment of its spontaneous combustion on Nov. 21 and for weeks thereafter, the mass protest encampment in the center of Kiev set up to oppose the Ukrainian government’s decision ...

14-01-2014

Horror show from Dieudonne. A must watch for FA, West Brom etc.

Horror show from Dieudonne. A must watch for FA, West Brom etc.

By Mark Gardner  As we wait for the Football Association to take action (or not) against Nicolas Anelka, let us get to the core of the antisemitic horror show that is Anelka’s chum, Dieudonne. This ...

13-01-2014

Europe's New Crowd-Pleasing Jew-Hate

Europe's New Crowd-Pleasing Jew-Hate

By Guy Millière  Dieudonné, in a video posted on YouTube, and widely seen before being removed, expressed a longing to bring back the gas chambers in which the Nazis gassed the Jews. Everything he ...

France / 09-01-2014

Antisemitism row shines light on fractured French society

Antisemitism row shines light on fractured French society

A gesture of support for a friend, a gesture that is "antisystem," says French footballer Nicolas Anelka, who chose to celebrate his goal-scoring performance in an English Premier League game last weekend ...

France / 07-01-2014

Look behind you, Europe: The quenelle's odor is unmistakable

Look behind you, Europe: The quenelle's odor is unmistakable

By Avirama Golan  Slowly but surely, Israelis are becoming aware of one of the most disturbing stories taking place in France these days: A new wave of antisemitism that is spreading among the ...

06-01-2014

Dieudonné: Antisemitism that makes people laugh

Dieudonné: Antisemitism that makes people laugh

By Giulio Meotti  The problem of Dieudonné is that his antisemitism has people laughing. Jews should take it seriously. When Dieudonné presented his "anti-Zionist" political list at the French elections four years ago, he ...

06-01-2014

Antisemitism links boycott of Israel to quenelle

Antisemitism links boycott of Israel to quenelle

By Ben Cohen   About five years ago, I participated in a head, to, head debate about contemporary antisemitism that was published in the Congressional Quarterly. Facing off against a particularly tiresome Jewish anti-Zionist, I tried ...

19-12-2013

Is singling out Israel for boycotts antisemitic?

 Is singling out Israel for boycotts antisemitic?

By Alan M. Dershowitz Let the world judge Israel by a single standard and let the world judge those who condemn Israel by that same standard. Boycotting Israel  A paradigmatic ...

19-12-2013

Israel boycott is antisemitic scapegoating

Israel boycott is antisemitic scapegoating

By Jeffrey Goldberg  In the matter of the American Studies Association's just-ratified boycott of Israeli academic institutions, one must be thankful that the organization’s president, Curtis Marez, is something of ...

18-12-2013

Defining antisemitism In Europe

Defining antisemitism In Europe

By Andrew Baker  The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) decision to drop the longstanding “working definition of antisemitism” from its website has drawn considerable attention. Was this an honest ...

18-12-2013

Antisemitism and the Jewish future in Europe

Antisemitism and the Jewish future in Europe

By Brian Klug of St Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford   Historically, the relationship of Jewry to Europe has been ambiguous. On the one hand, Europe has been the homeland for generations of ...

United States / 17-12-2013

The alarming rise of campus antisemitism

The alarming rise of campus antisemitism

By Joseph Klein  Antisemitism on U.S. college campuses is growing at an alarming rate. It has escalated to the point that Jewish students on campuses have been physically attacked or ...