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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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Britain / 21-02-2016

Let's stop being surprised by antisemitism

Let's stop being surprised by antisemitism

By Russell Langer - Campaigns director at the union of Jewish students  The resignation of Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) Co-Chair, Alex Chalmers, this week has since shed light on what appears to ...

21-02-2016

The left’s problem with Jews has a long and miserable history

The left’s problem with Jews has a long and miserable history

By Simon Schama  Much of the student left has “some kind of problem with Jews”, said the bravely decent Alex Chalmers last week in his resignation statement as co-chair of the Oxford University Labour Club ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...