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09-12-2013

Nirenstein: Classical antisemitism is no longer the primary threat

Nirenstein: Classical antisemitism is no longer the primary threat

“Antisemitism in the ancient form is no longer the [primary] issue” facing world Jewry, outgoing chairwoman of the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians (ICJP) Fiamma Nirenstein told The Jerusalem Post ...

02-12-2013

Antisemitism, a warning sign for Europe

Antisemitism, a warning sign for Europe

By David Harris  The European Union has had its share of daunting challenges.   From sluggish growth to punishing austerity, from high levels of unemployment to fears of brain drain, ...

Hungary / 29-11-2013

Hungary places spotlight on antisemitism

Hungary places spotlight on antisemitism

By Aharon Lapidot Hungary's citizens will be going to the polls this spring. Barring any surprises, the party of the incumbent prime minister, Viktor Orban, will win. The moderate center-right party ...

United States / 25-11-2013

Op-Ed: US legal tools to fight anti-Jewish discrimination

Op-Ed: US legal tools to fight anti-Jewish discrimination

Interview with Kenneth L. Marcus, Pres. of the Louis Brandeis Center for Human Rights under Law" "The key to the use of Title VI is that it prohibits discrimination in ...

Germany / 25-11-2013

“Antisemitism still rages”

Which factors impact the views of the extreme right? These and other questions were discussed on Sunday during a symposium in PKC in Freudental. The Minister of the Interior also ...

24-11-2013

Is criticism of Israel antisemitic?

Is criticism of Israel antisemitic?

By Jonathan Boyd  It’s the debate that seems to rage continually in political discourse, the media, on online forums, university campuses and in Jewish communal circles. It has been going ...

22-11-2013

European antisemitism and the fear of Muslims

European antisemitism and the fear of Muslims

By Timon Dias When European history teachers omit the Holocaust from their curriculum, they do not do this because they hate their Jewish students more than their Muslim students. They omit ...

Bulgaria / 21-11-2013

Bulgarian Jews concerned by rise in racism, xenophobia

The Shalom Organisation of the Jews in Bulgaria has expressed concern at the strengthening of xenophobia, racism and extreme nationalism in Bulgarian society.  The statement by the Jewish organisation came ...

Ukraine / 21-11-2013

In Kiev they teach the skinheads the correct way to kill Jews with impunity

In Kiev they teach the skinheads the correct way to kill Jews with impunity

It turns out that the skinheads in Ukraine and even people who just intend to become skinheads can receive comprehensive ideological, physical and theoretical training in Kiev itself.  Under the ...

Hungary / 19-11-2013

Hungary’s far-right turn

Hungary’s far-right turn

What’s behind Budapest’s sudden and extreme political shift?  “Canada is an island of peace and tolerance,” says Akos Kertesz, thrilled to be here, even if 80 is not the best ...

19-11-2013

Increased Jewish concern over antisemitism in Europe

Increased Jewish concern over antisemitism in Europe

By Joseph Puder  Last Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10, marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, also known as the Night of the Broken Glass. It took place throughout the ...

19-11-2013

The hate and hypocrisy of the BDS movement

The hate and hypocrisy of the BDS movement

By Joseph Puder   As the academic year at University of California Santa Cruz was about to end in June, 2013, pro-Palestinian students initiated a resolution that called on the university to ...

15-11-2013

The new face of European antisemitism

The new face of European antisemitism

By Daniel Schwammenthal  The 'Elders of Zion' are out, but demonizing Israel is mainstream. This past weekend was the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the 1938 Nazi pogrom against German Jews, ...

15-11-2013

75 years after Kristallnacht, antisemitism still haunts

75 years after Kristallnacht, antisemitism still haunts

By Charles c. Haynes   Americans have long needed a wake-up call about pernicious antisemitism that still poisons our society – and last week we got one.   On the ...

13-11-2013

Kristallnacht abuse as a political Instrument

Kristallnacht abuse as a political Instrument

By Manfred Gerstenfeld This year as has often occurred in the past, some Kristallnacht memorial meetings in Europe were abused as political instruments rather than to memorialize Jewish ...

Germany / 12-11-2013

The truth about antisemitism in Germany

The truth about antisemitism in Germany

By Stephanie Bilges  Two weeks ago German public television broadcast a film titled Antisemitism today – how hostile is Germany? 1.6 million people watched the 50-minute-documentary – not very many ...

12-11-2013

Op-Ed: The continuing Nazi influence on Arab attitudes

Op-Ed: The continuing Nazi influence on Arab attitudes

Interview with political scientist, Dr. Matthias Kuentzel: "Nazi influence upon the Middle East is nevertheless almost systematically overlooked by Middle East and Islam scholars." “Significant elements of Nazi Germany’s influence ...

11-11-2013

Understanding global antisemitism

Understanding global antisemitism

By Daniel Jonah Goldhagen  Global antisemites relentlessly focus their ire and efforts on deprecating, demonizing and delegitimizing Israel.   Global antisemitism is a new phenomenon. It is the third major ...

Chile / 10-11-2013

Neo-Nazis from the Andes Mountains

Neo-Nazis from the Andes Mountains

Their movement is called "the Andean National Socialist Movement of Peru" and they seek to emulate the national socialism of Adolf Hitler. They have declared themselves to be the Fuhrer's ...

05-11-2013

Intellectuals and antisemitism: a millennial tradition

Intellectuals and antisemitism: a millennial tradition

Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Prof. Robert Wistrich Many consider Professor Robert Wistrich as the world’s leading historian of antisemitism. In several of his books, he refers to aspects of intellectual ...

04-11-2013

Internet – Fertile field promoting Jew-hatred and Jew-bashing…

By David Singer The Internet has become one of the major contributors to the growing spread of Jew-hatred and assaults on Jews world wide.  The senseless attack by a group ...

United Nations / 03-11-2013

Antisemitism is at the root of the UN’s double-standards

Antisemitism is at the root of the UN’s double-standards

By Anne Bayefsky  This week Israel caved in to European and American pressure to further subject itself to egregious discrimination at the United Nations. The move was in response to ...

Ukraine / 03-11-2013

Antisemitism in the Ukraine and elsewhere in Europe

By Michael Curtis On the centenary of the infamous Beilis trial, an international conference on Antisemitism was held on October 15-16, 2013 in Kiev, Ukraine, the city where the trial took ...

Australia / 01-11-2013

In a nation of tolerance, antisemitism still can erupt

In a nation of tolerance, antisemitism still can erupt

By Cameron Stewart AT 9.20 on Tuesday night Danny Lamm, president of Australia's peak Jewish body, received an email about the violent assault on a Jewish family at Bondi in Sydney's ...

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 ...