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Canada / 31-01-2017

Canadian school back his decision not to allow register Israelis

Canadian school back his decision not to allow register Israelis

In recent days, the Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism discussed with Island School of Building Arts in Gabriola Island which we reported does not allow Israeli students to attend school because they were from ...

26-01-2017

Google tweaks search algorithm that yielded Holocaust denial sites

Google tweaks search algorithm that yielded Holocaust denial sites

Search engine giant Google has reportedly altered an algorithm to prevent Holocaust denial websites from appearing in search results after weeks of controversy over the issue.  While Google allegedly made a previous tweak ...

Germany / 25-01-2017

Police raid several suspected right-wing extremist homes across Germany

Police raid several suspected right-wing extremist homes across Germany

Some 200 police officers were deployed across Germany early Wednesday to carry out raids at 12 apartments and other property believed to belong to right-wing extremists. Members of the so-called "Reichsbürger" movement are suspected of having formed ...

Britain / 25-01-2017

Sadiq Khan goes on offensive against antisemitism

Sadiq Khan goes on offensive against antisemitism

London’s mayor on Monday called for a zero tolerance attitude to hate crimes in the wake of a spate of antisemitic attacks over the weekend in the city, the Guardian reported.  Sadiq Khan, ...

Germany / 22-01-2017

Artist shames tourists taking disrespectful selfies at the Holocaust memorial site in Berlin

Artist shames tourists taking disrespectful selfies at the Holocaust memorial site in Berlin

Israel artist Shahak Shapira has launched an art project called "YOLOCAUST" to shame disrespectful selfie-takers from the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin.  "Over the last years, I noticed an interesting phenomenon at the Holocaust memorial ...

Belgium / 20-01-2017

Belgian court upholds two-month sentence for antisemitic comic

A Belgian court on Friday upheld French comedian Dieudonne's two-month jail sentence for incitement to hatred over antisemitic comments during a show in Belgium, a lawyer said. Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala, who has faced similar court ...

Netherlands / 20-01-2017

Municipal employee fired for antisemitic comments

Municipal employee fired for antisemitic comments

Doetinchem - A municipal employee of Doetinchem was fired after it was discovered he had made antisemitic comments on Facebook two years ago.    The man, who lives in Enschede, wrote "Fucking Jews. ...

Netherlands / 17-01-2017

PewDiePie begs for forgiveness for victims of offensive 'Death to All Jews' prank after they lose income

PewDiePie begs for forgiveness for victims of offensive 'Death to All Jews' prank after they lose income

The two men that found themselves at the centre of an offensive prank devised by the 'King of YouTube', PewDiePie have begged for help.  The YouTube star used the men in a video clip that sparked an anti-semitic ...

Britain / 15-01-2017

UK man convicted after pleading guilty to antisemitic attack on Jewish shoppers

Patrick Delay, 19, a resident of the small market town of Coggeshall, Essex, pleaded guilty to charges of racially aggravated harassment this past Thursday.  The charges were connected to his yelling ‘Hitler is on ...

Germany / 15-01-2017

German University suspends pro-BDS professor

German University suspends pro-BDS professor

The free University in Berlin has canceled academic assignments for a pro-BDS professor who allegedly engaged in antisemitic activities. The Otto Suhr Institute at FU said it takes the accusations very ...

United States / 15-01-2017

Montana neo-Nazi march ‘postponed’

Montana neo-Nazi march ‘postponed’

The editor of a neo-Nazi website wrote Wednesday that a planned anti-Jewish march through a Montana town was postponed due to lack of a permit from the authorities.  “We’ve decided that due to the permit ...

Germany / 14-01-2017

Online tool against antisemitic comments

Online tool against antisemitic comments

In Facebook and Twitter often the same antisemitic remarks appear and respond to all these attacks is exhaustive and requires a lot of time. With the new online tool from ...

United States / 14-01-2017

Michigan passes anti-BDS legislation

Michigan passes anti-BDS legislation

Michigan has become the latest state to pass legislation aimed at combatting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.  The bipartisan legislation (House Bill 5821) prohibiting Michigan from contracting with businesses that boycott a “strategic partner” was ...

Britain / 13-01-2017

Oxford students to national student leader: apologize to Jews

Oxford students to national student leader: apologize to Jews

OUSU stands up for Jewish students, calls on national student leader to apologize or resign for past antisemitic statements.  In a show of solidarity with Jewish students, the Oxford University Student Union (OUSU) published ...

Poland / 10-01-2017

Non-Jewish Poles don yarmulkes to protest antisemitism

Non-Jewish Poles don yarmulkes to protest antisemitism

On a quiet Thursday evening, Café Foksal in central Warsaw suddenly filled up with about 50 people wearing kippahs.  The event was unusual for a city with very few observant Jews and an insignificant number ...

United States / 09-01-2017

American scholars reject Israel boycott

American scholars reject Israel boycott

The Delegate Assembly of the Modern Language Association voted down a resolution endorsing an academic boycott of Israel.  The resolution was rejected on Saturday by a vote of 113 against to 79 in favor ...

United States / 09-01-2017

Whitefish block party stands up to white supremacy

Whitefish block party stands up to white supremacy

Whitefish - Whitefish has made recent national headlines due to several local residents and businesses being targets of antisemitic, online, harassment from a neo-Nazi website.  On Saturday, the community came together to stand up against ...

United States / 04-01-2017

White supremacist march to be matched with human rights donations

White supremacist march to be matched with human rights donations

A New York City foundation and the Montana Human Rights Network have launched “Project Lemonade,” a drive to collect donations based on how many minutes white supremacists spend marching in Montana.  Neo-Nazis have ...

United States / 04-01-2017

Arrests made in antisemitic gravestone vandalism in Scottsburg

Arrests made in antisemitic gravestone vandalism in Scottsburg

Scottsburg - Scottsburg police have arrested three people, including a juvenile, in connection with antisemitic vandalism on a gravestone in Scottsburg Cemetery.  Acting on an anonymous tip, Scottsburg police Tuesday arrested Angeliquca Tompkins, 19, and ...

Argentina / 03-01-2017

For the first time the history of Entre Ríos, a trail will be held on the count of Antisemitic graffitis

For the first time the history of Entre Ríos, a trail will be held on the count of Antisemitic graffitis

The court hearing about the Antisemitic graffiti that was spray painted on July 24, 2014 on the building housing the Jewish community center of the town of Basavilbaso as well ...

United States / 02-01-2017

St. Mark's Cathedral: 'We will name racism, antisemitism, xenophobia as sins'

St. Mark's Cathedral: 'We will name racism, antisemitism, xenophobia as sins'

Saint Mark's Cathedral is ringing in the new year with a ringing defense of diversity in American life, with a definition of "religious liberty" worlds apart from right-wing evangelists calling for the freedom ...

Spain / 01-01-2017

Spanish town votes to reverse BDS resolution it passed this year

Spanish town votes to reverse BDS resolution it passed this year

The Plenary of the Ibiza Town Council of Santa Eulalia approved last Friday by majority to cancel its adhesion to the antisemitic movement of BDS, which seek to discriminate Israeli companies, Israeli ...

01-01-2017

Code of Conduct on countering illegal hate speech online: First results on implementation

Code of Conduct on countering illegal hate speech online: First results on implementation

The European Commission published on 6 December 2016 the first evaluation of how IT (information technology) companies applied the code of conduct to combat illegal online hate speech.