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United States / 20-08-2017

Man who tweeted about ‘subhuman Jewish filth' gets lecture, fine and probation

Man who tweeted about ‘subhuman Jewish filth' gets lecture, fine and probation

A man who authorities say posted threatening, antisemitic messages on Twitter has been placed on probation for two years in western Michigan.  The Grand Rapids Press reports 31-year-old David Lenio of Grand Rapids learned ...

United States / 20-08-2017

Teens who vandalized Chandler menorah must meet with Holocaust survivor

Teens who vandalized Chandler menorah must meet with Holocaust survivor

Three teens pleaded guilty to criminal-damage charges this week for stealing a menorah  display out of the front yard of a Chandler home and turning it into a swastika.    A plea deal was reached ...

Britain / 20-08-2017

Solicitor who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist Facebook comments handed 12-month suspension

Solicitor who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist Facebook comments handed 12-month suspension

A law firm partner who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist posts on social media has been slapped with a 12-month suspension and £25,000 fine by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).  Using his personal Facebook account, ...

Switzerland / 17-08-2017

Swiss government denounces antisemitism after outrage over hotel sign

The government of Switzerland denounced antisemitism in a message to Israel following outrage over a sign at a Swiss hotel stating that Jewish guests must shower before entering its pool.  Swiss foreign ministry spokesman Tilman ...

United States / 17-08-2017

Hundreds gather at vigil for Boston’s Holocaust memorial

Hundreds gather at vigil for Boston’s Holocaust memorial

Some 300 people gathered in vigil Tuesday evening at the New England Holocaust Memorial, which was vandalized Monday for the second time this summer.  The vigil was organized by IfNotNow Boston, a Jewish group ...

Switzerland / 17-08-2017

Booking.com drops Swiss hotel that featured signs singling out Jews

Booking.com drops Swiss hotel that featured signs singling out Jews

The online hotel reservation service Booking.com dropped from its website a Swiss establishment whose management put up signs singling out Jews and urging them to shower before entering the swimming pool.  The Paradise Apartments in Arosa, some 80 ...

United States / 16-08-2017

Man who urinated on a synagogue turns himself in to police

Man who urinated on a synagogue turns himself in to police

The man caught on video urinating in front of the doors of a synagogue Beth Solomon in the Somerton section of Philadelphia has turned himself on Tuesday. The suspect is identified as 23-year-old Sheidali ...

Switzerland / 16-08-2017

Hotel apologizes for antisemitic signs

Hotel apologizes for antisemitic signs

The manager of a hotel in Switzerland said she was wrong to post signs instructing “Jewish guests” to shower before entering the pool and to access the refrigerator at set times.  Ruth Thomann, who runs the ...

13-08-2017

Twitter removes antisemitic posts after activist spray-paints them on company’s German HQ

Twitter removes antisemitic posts after activist spray-paints them on company’s German HQ

Twitter has removed a handful of racist tweets and suspended several accounts after a German-Israeli satirist stenciled about 30 of them outside the company’s offices in Hamburg.    Shahak Shapira used spray-paint to write the ...

Germany / 10-08-2017

German court dismisses soldier for denying Israel’s existence

A court in Hanover in the state of Lower Saxony affirmed in June the German armed forces’ decision to discharge a soldier because of his rejection of Israel’s right to exist and support ...

Britain / 09-08-2017

Neo-Nazi Holocaust denial event in Holborn cancelled following intervention from CAA

Neo-Nazi Holocaust denial event in Holborn cancelled following intervention from CAA

A secret meeting of neo-Nazi Holocaust deniers scheduled for tomorrow evening at a community centre in Holborn in central London has been cancelled following intervention from Campaign Against Antisemitism.  The meeting was part ...

Germany / 08-08-2017

Israeli behind 'Yolocaust' plaster racist tweets all over Twitter's offices

Israeli behind 'Yolocaust' plaster racist tweets all over Twitter's offices

On the night of August 4, a terrible thing happened to a street in Hamburg, Germany. Passersby awoke the next morning to find a large section of the street, located in front ...

Switzerland / 06-08-2017

Swiss court upholds conviction over alleged Nazi salute

Swiss court upholds conviction over alleged Nazi salute

Switzerland's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction for racial discrimination of a man who posed outside a Geneva synagogue doing an alleged Nazi salute.  A text of the court's July decision, made public ...

Germany / 06-08-2017

Goethe University in Frankfurt students say BDS continues Nazi boycott

Goethe University in Frankfurt students say BDS continues Nazi boycott

The student parliament at the Goethe University in Frankfurt (AStA Uni FFM Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss der Goethe) on Thursday condemned the BDS campaign for duplicating the Nazi-era movement’s boycotts of Jewish-owned businesses.   “The call by the BDS [Boycott, ...

United States / 03-08-2017

Man charged with setting fire to bus with Jewish symbols in Brooklyn

Man charged with setting fire to bus with Jewish symbols in Brooklyn

Jackson Joseph is under arrest on charges of setting fire to Brooklyn's so-called "Mitzvah bus".  Police say 30-year-old Jackson Joseph walked up to the school bus that is covered with Jewish symbols and ...

United States / 03-08-2017

Three teens identified in Boston-area Jewish cemetery vandalism

Police have identified three teenage boys as responsible for the toppling of headstones in a historic Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts.  One of the teens, who all live in Melrose, a city near Boston, is facing ...

Germany / 02-08-2017

First German city set to pass anti-BDS bill

Munich lawmakers declare boycott movement antisemitic.  City Council members from the two largest parties in Munich – the capital of the German state of Bavaria – submitted a bill banning municipal funding and support ...

Scotland / 01-08-2017

Myers in apology to BBC presenters after controversial column

Myers in apology to BBC presenters after controversial column

A Sunday Times columnist has apologised to Vanessa Feltz and Claudia Winkleman after suggesting they earned high salaries because they were Jewish.  Kevin Myers said he was "very, very sorry" for offending ...

Britain / 30-07-2017

Sunday Times of London fires writer and apologizes over antisemitic article

Sunday Times of London fires writer and apologizes over antisemitic article

The Sunday Times of London has fired the writer of an op-ed article denouncing the campaign by women of the British Broadcasting Corporation for equal pay after the column sparked widespread accusations ...

France / 26-07-2017

From now on, crimes of antisemitism, homophobia and racism will prevent from candidates the possibility of running for office

From now on, crimes of antisemitism, homophobia and racism will prevent from candidates the possibility of running for office

On Monday evening, the General Assembly in France has given the green light to new sanctions in cases of violation of the integrity of the candidates, while repeating the duty ...

United States / 29-07-2017

Imam apologizes for sermon attacking Jews for ‘desecrating’ Al Aqsa

Imam apologizes for sermon attacking Jews for ‘desecrating’ Al Aqsa

Saying he “let my emotions get the best of me and cloud my better judgment,” the imam of the Islamic Center of Davis apologized today for his fiery sermon last week that’s been ...

United States / 28-07-2017

Aakash Dalal, Anthony Graziano sentenced to 35 years for firebombing Jewish facilities

Aakash Dalal, Anthony Graziano sentenced to 35 years for firebombing Jewish facilities

Two Lodi men were sentenced to 35 years in state prison Friday on terrorism and other charges for a string of crimes at Jewish facilities in Bergen County where they spray painted antisemitic ...

Britain / 26-07-2017

Haringey council adopts international definition of antisemitism amid threats and heckling from “Labour party members”

Haringey Council has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism amid threats and heckling from the public gallery. Council Leader Claire Kober, a Labour Party councillor, proposed a motion to adopt the definition, and the motion was seconded by Gail Engert ...

Austria / 26-07-2017

Palestinian gets life sentence for inciting killings of Jews

Palestinian gets life sentence for inciting killings of Jews

A Palestinian man suspected of belonging to the Islamist group Hamas has been given a life sentence in Austria for plotting a terror attack against Jews in Israel.  The 27-year-old, who was arrested ...

United States / 24-07-2017

Profane, antisemitic message leads to federal indictment

An Iowa man is charged in a federal indictment with threatening to kill a man in Omaha, Nebraska because he was Jewish and employed.  An indictment filed in federal court in Nebraska charges Justin ...

United States / 21-07-2017

45 senators support bill that makes boycotting Israel a crime

45 senators support bill that makes boycotting Israel a crime

A bill that would criminalise boycotts against Israel has been signed by 45 US senators and 237 congressman.   The so-called “Israel Anti-Boycott Act” would impose fines of up to $250,000 (£192,000) on ...

United Nations / 19-07-2017

Colorado man arrested over ‘nuke israel’ vandalism

Colorado man arrested over ‘nuke israel’ vandalism

Police have arrested a man who they say vandalized a Colorado Springs Chabad synagogue with the message “”Fight terror, Nuke Israel” last month.  William Scott Planer, a white supremacist who lives in Denver, faces misdemeanor charges.  He’s ...

Canada / 18-07-2017

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for antisemitic imam

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for antisemitic imam

Police in Montreal, Canada, have issued an arrest warrant for a Palestinian-Jordanian imam accusing him of willful promotion of hatred, following speeches that demonize Jews and use the Quran to ...

Canada / 18-07-2017

Canadian filmmaker exposes Roger Waters' antisemitic side

Canadian filmmaker exposes Roger Waters' antisemitic side

Director Ian Halperin says that he's interviewed musicians who have worked with Waters who says that the Pink Floyd bassist has been "anti-Jewish" for more than 25 years. A Canadian Jewish filmmaker who is making ...

Britain / 17-07-2017

BDS supporter Ken Loach profiting from Israel 'every year'

BDS supporter Ken Loach profiting from Israel 'every year'

Is famous British director Ken Loach, one of the most vocal supporters of the BDS movement, excluding himself from the boycott effort he so vigorously pushes on others?  Nearly all of Loach's most ...