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France / 29-11-2016

Holocaust denier Faurisson has been convicted again

Holocaust denier Faurisson has been convicted again

Robert Faurisson, who denies the existence of homicidal gas chambers in Nazi concentration camps, has been convicted again for denying the Holocaust and sentenced to a fine of 10,000 EUR. Robert Faurisson, ...

Britain / 29-11-2016

Twitter shuts down antisemitic accounts following close work with CST

Twitter shuts down antisemitic accounts following close work with CST

This month Twitter announced several changes to their safety policies, following constructive dialogue with CST and several other groups. CST is pleased that following extensive reporting by CST and others, several antisemitic accounts who ...

Germany / 28-11-2016

German Evangelical Church renounces antisemitic mission to convert Jews

German Evangelical Church renounces antisemitic mission to convert Jews

The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) has officially renounced its mission to evangelize and convert Jews.  The EKD’s annual synod, a central decision-making body for one of the largest Christian denominations in Germany, unanimously approved a resolution on November 9 that declared that ...

Norway / 25-11-2016

Norwegian church denounces Luther's anti-Jewish writings

Norwegian church denounces Luther's anti-Jewish writings

Norway's state Lutheran Church has condemned the anti-Jewish legacy of Martin Luther, the 16th century German theologian who started the Protestant Reformation.  In a statement issued Friday ahead of next year's 500-year anniversary of ...

Italy / 25-11-2016

Gay advocacy group denounces BDS movement

Gay advocacy group denounces BDS movement

The Italian lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender- intersex (LGBTI) advocacy organization Associazione Radicale Certi Diritti approved a resolution condemning the “pinkwashing” theory as a political movement that promotes the delegitimization of Israel and the BDS movement by ...

Belarus / 24-11-2016

Four skinheads were arrested for desecrating a monument to the Holocaust victims in Mogilev

The news agency Sputnik which relies on the Interior Ministry of Belarus reports that the police of Mogilev, Belarus, has arrested four students from a local college for desecrating the ...

United States / 24-11-2016

Disgusting Nazi salute pic finally gets Tila Tequila banned from Twitter

Disgusting Nazi salute pic finally gets Tila Tequila banned from Twitter

Tila Tequila has been suspended from Twitter after posting an image of herself doing the Nazi salute, as well as a series of shocking Neo-Nazi tweets.  The model – who was famously kicked of ...

Britain / 23-11-2016

Sadiq Khan to organise 'urgent' police talks with Jewish neighborhood watch over 'antisemitic attacks'

Sadiq Khan to organise 'urgent' police talks with Jewish neighborhood watch over 'antisemitic attacks'

London’s mayor has spoken of his concern following a report into the number of “antisemitic” incidents directed at London’s strictly Orthodox community in areas such as Stamford Hill.  Sadiq Khan, who has made ...

Germany / 22-11-2016

Ursula Haverbeck convicted of Holocaust denial - again

Ursula Haverbeck convicted of Holocaust denial - again

Ursula Haverbeck, a well-known German neo-Nazi has been convicted again of Holocaust denial and sentenced to prison, but is showing no signs of changing her views.  Ursula Haverbeck in her closing statement in Verden ...

Poland / 22-11-2016

Pole sentenced to 10 months prison for burning effigy of Jew

Pole sentenced to 10 months prison for burning effigy of Jew

A Polish court has set a 10-month prison sentence for a man who burned the effigy of an Orthodox Jew at an anti-migrant protest last year.    Judge Marek Gorny said the man, Piotr Rybak, ...

United States / 21-11-2016

Hundreds attend rally at playground named after beastie boys star vandalized with swastika in Brooklyn

Hundreds attend rally at playground named after beastie boys star vandalized with swastika in Brooklyn

Hundreds of people gathered at a vandalized Brooklyn park Sunday, where a member of the Beastie Boys joined city leaders to stand up against messages of hate.    Vandals spray-painted swastikas and the words 'Go ...

Switzerland / 20-11-2016

Report on measures taken against antisemitism in Switzerland by the Confederation

Report on measures taken against antisemitism in Switzerland by the Confederation

For the first time, the Service for Combating Racism (SCR) has documented the measures taken by the  Confederation against antisemitism in Switzerland and has published a comprehensive report showing the measures necessary to ...

Canada / 20-11-2016

Suspect arrested following hate graffiti

A man has been arrested after a Jewish Community Centre in the west end was vandalized overnight.  Police Chief Charles Bordeleau made the announcement as he attended a multi-faith gathering Saturday morning at a synagogue ...

United States / 16-11-2016

US college fires professor who blamed Jews for 9/11

US college fires professor who blamed Jews for 9/11

The Oberlin College Board of Trustees on Tuesday announced the immediate dismissal of a professor who made a series of antisemitic comments on social media posts last year.  Joy Karega, an assistant professor of ...

United States / 13-11-2016

Volunteers remove racist, antisemitic graffiti from Mount Tom in Easthampton

Volunteers remove racist, antisemitic graffiti from Mount Tom in Easthampton

Volunteers hiked to the top of Mount Tom Friday morning and removed the worst examples of racist and antisemitic graffiti using only hand tools.    While graffiti has defiled the cliffs for years, new hate-filled messages ...

France / 13-11-2016

French court slaps $15,000 fine on admirer of quasi-Nazi salute

French court slaps $15,000 fine on admirer of quasi-Nazi salute

A French court fined and gave a suspended prison sentence to a man who disseminated a picture of a quasi-Nazi salute being performed at a Jewish school.  On Wednesday, the Toulouse Appeals Court hit Noel ...

Britain / 13-11-2016

Chelsea fan found guilty after aiming Nazi salutes at Tottenham fans

Chelsea fan found guilty after aiming Nazi salutes at Tottenham fans

Chelsea fan Fabian Richardson was caught raising his arm with a straightened hand towards rival supporters in the 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge in May.  The 21-year-old pulled 13 Nazi salutes in just 15 ...

Italy / 08-11-2016

Paolo Di Canio sends letter to Jewish community to say he is not antisemitic

Paolo Di Canio sends letter to Jewish community to say he is not antisemitic

Former West Ham winger Paolo Di Canio was axed by Sky Italia in September after displaying the ink spelling Dux on his right arm. Dux is a reference to deceased former Italian ...

Germany / 08-11-2016

German court jails far-right extremist for Auschwitz tattoo

German court jails far-right extremist for Auschwitz tattoo

A German court has sentenced a far-right politician to eight months in prison for displaying a Nazi-style tattoo, stiffening the suspended term he originally received after prosecutors appealed.  The state court in Neuruppin, north ...

United States / 03-11-2016

Campus Groups on New UC Irvine Recommendations for Combating Antisemitism on Campus: ‘Proof Will Be in the Pudding’ of Implementation

Campus Groups on New UC Irvine Recommendations for Combating Antisemitism on Campus: ‘Proof Will Be in the Pudding’ of Implementation

While the University of California, Irvine is taking a series of “good first steps” to combat antisemitism, the “proof will be in the pudding,” the heads of two major campus organizations told The Algemeiner on Tuesday.  Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, co-founder ...

United States / 02-11-2016

Aakash Dalal found guilty for synagogue attacks

Aakash Dalal found guilty for synagogue attacks

On Tuesday afternoon, a jury in Hackensack found Aakash Dalal guilty of 17 counts, including terrorism charges, for his role in masterminding the attacks on Bergen County synagogues in December 2011 and ...

Britain / 01-11-2016

Campaign Against Antisemitism reports antisemitic tweets by ringleader of ‘violent’ UCL protest to police and University

Campaign Against Antisemitism reports antisemitic tweets by ringleader of ‘violent’ UCL protest to police and University

Campaign Against Antisemitism has referred the leader of a ‘violent’ protest at UCL last week to the Metropolitan Police Service and UCL over antisemitic tweets which have come to light.  The protest last Thursday against the presence of ...