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Netherlands / 27-02-2017

The rapper ‘ISMO’ accused of antisemitic comments

The rapper ‘ISMO’ accused of antisemitic comments

The Dutch rapper ISMO who is of Moroccan origin is “a recurring phenomenon” in our reports. His texts against gays and Jews have made him a hero among many of his fans.  At ...

United States / 27-02-2017

South Carolina Legislature Mulls Bill to Help Fight Campus Antisemitism

South Carolina Legislature Mulls Bill to Help Fight Campus Antisemitism

A bill has been introduced in the South Carolina state legislature that would help fight antisemitism on college campuses by fully defining what exactly “antisemitism” means.  Bill H 3643 seeks to protect college students by employing ...

United States / 26-02-2017

U.S. Bishops’ chairman on interreligious affairs responds to recent rise in antisemitic actions across U.S.

U.S. Bishops’ chairman on interreligious affairs responds to recent rise in antisemitic actions across U.S.

In response to the recent rise in antisemitic actions that have taken place across the U.S., the Most Reverend Mitchell T. Rozanski, Bishop of Springfield and Chairman of the USCCB Committee on ...

Spain / 26-02-2017

3rd Spanish municipality reverses own BDS vote following legal action

3rd Spanish municipality reverses own BDS vote following legal action

The Spanish municipality of Petrer, which is known internationally for hosting mock battles celebrating crusaders, rescinded its support for boycotts against Israel following legal action against the city.  The City Council of Petrer, ...

Britain / 26-02-2017

White supremacist jailed for five years over hate crime offences

White supremacist jailed for five years over hate crime offences

Sean Creighton, 45, of Enfield, north London, admitted to posting racist, Islamophobic, homophobic and antisemitic material on social media.  Creighton, told police that he was "a bit of a hater who hated for the ...

United States / 23-02-2017

VP Mike Pence helps restore vandalized Jewish cemetery

VP Mike Pence helps restore vandalized Jewish cemetery

Vice President Mike Pence rolled up his sleeves and joined in cleanup efforts Wednesday at a vandalized Jewish cemetery outside St. Louis, the latest in White House outreach after weeks of silence about harassment ...

United States / 23-02-2017

Texas Pre-school teacher removed from classroom after twitter calls to ‘kill some Jews’ come to light

Texas Pre-school teacher removed from classroom after twitter calls to ‘kill some Jews’ come to light

A pre-school teacher in Texas has been suspended from the classroom pending an investigation into her encouraging social media followers to “kill some Jews,” The Algemeiner has learned.   Nancy Salem, who teaches at The Children’s Courtyard in Arlington, as The Algemeiner first reported, was among 24 ...

Britain / 23-02-2017

University cancels Israel Apartheid Week event

The University of Central Lancashire has cancelled an event which was due to take place as part of "Israel Apartheid Week" activity on its campus.    The session was organised by the university's Friends ...

United States / 23-02-2017

In three hours, two Muslims raise funds to rebuild Jewish cemetery

Two North American Muslims have joined efforts in a fundraising campaign to rebuild a vandalized Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri. In the attack that hit the historic cemetery were damaged about 200 ...

Belarus / 21-02-2017

The court punished severely vandals who desecrated a monument remembering the Jews

The court punished severely vandals who desecrated a monument remembering the Jews

The court of Leninski area in the city of Mogilob, sentenced three young men who poured paint over a monument to the murdered Jews during the Holocaust. The judges convicted ...

United States / 21-02-2017

Anne Frank Center: Trump's antisemitism response 'too little, too late'

Anne Frank Center: Trump's antisemitism response 'too little, too late'

The Anne Frank Center criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks on antisemitism Tuesday as being “too little, too late.”   Trump addressed the recent wave of threats against Jewish community centers while on a tour of the ...

United States / 21-02-2017

Donald Trump says antisemitism 'is horrible, and it's going to stop’

Donald Trump says antisemitism 'is horrible, and it's going to stop’

Donald Trump has spoken against antisemitism days after another wave of bomb threats targeted Jewish centres around the country.    “Anti-semitism is horrible, and it’s going to stop”, he told MSNBC.   He continued that antisemitism ...

Austria / 20-02-2017

A woman convicted for denying the Holocaust

A resident of Vorarlberg, Austria, was convicted after denying the Holocaust. The woman, 53, was sentenced to a suspended prison sentence and a fine of 1,280 dollars by the Austrian ...

Britain / 20-02-2017

Five teenagers arrested in connection with antisemitic message sprayed on walls in Long Stratton

Five teenagers have been arrested in connection with far-right and antisemitic graffiti which was sprayed on shop windows in Long Stratton.  Police were called at 11.30pm on Friday to reports of a number of ...

Austria / 20-02-2017

Austrian woman convicted under law that makes Holocaust denial illegal

An Austrian woman who questioned the Holocaust was found guilty of violating an Austrian law that makes Holocaust denial illegal. The woman, 53, was given a suspended jail sentence and fined ...

Germany / 19-02-2017

German party condemns BDS, compares movement to pre-WWII antisemitism

German party condemns BDS, compares movement to pre-WWII antisemitism

CDU, the opposition party in Hamburg, denounced the BDS movement as antisemitic and called for the senate to act against it, responding to the appointment of pro-BDS professor to the university.  German politicians ...

United States / 18-02-2017

Student arrested for antisemitic vandalism

Student arrested for antisemitic vandalism

Minneapolis - Police have arrested someone in connection with recent antisemitic graffiti on the University of Minnesota campus.   University police said Thursday they took a student into custody, identified as Matthew Gruber, on suspicious of ...

Canada / 18-02-2017

Teen who spray-painted racist slurs, swastikas pleads guilty

The teenager accused of spray-painting racial slurs and swastikas at six different locations in a single week last November could face sentencing in adult court.  The teen pleaded guilty Friday to five charges ...

United States / 16-02-2017

Subway rider honored for clearing away messages of hate

Subway rider honored for clearing away messages of hate

A subway rider was honored Wednesday after he gathered fellow straphangers to wipe away messages of hate on a train.  Jared Nied was on a No. 1 train at Times Square-42nd Street on ...

Britain / 16-02-2017

Anti-Israel BDS motions stopped at UK/Northern Ireland universities

Anti-Israel boycott motions have failed at two British universities.  Ulster University in Northern Ireland and City University in London rejected proposals in the past week.  Students at Ulster defeated a motion in a student ...

14-02-2017

Disney dumps YouTube star PewDiePie for antisemitic content

Disney dumps YouTube star PewDiePie for antisemitic content

Walt Disney Co.’s Maker Studios cut ties with Felix Kjellberg, the YouTube star known as PewDiePie, after he posted videos with antisemitic content on his channel.    "Although Felix has created a following by being provocative ...

Spain / 13-02-2017

Spanish courts to try BDS leaders of Matisyahu boycott

Spanish courts to try BDS leaders of Matisyahu boycott

Matisyahu was asked to publicly denounce Israel and declare his support for a Palestinian state.   Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions activists in Spain will be tried in court for the boycott and harassment of ...

Britain / 12-02-2017

Man admits placing racist slogans on synagogue

A man who admitted sticking antisemitic slogans on a Cambridge synagogue has been given a community and restraining order.  Kristian Omilian, 30, of Perse Way, Cambridge, was caught on CCTV putting the stickers ...

Britain / 12-02-2017

Internet troll who sent Labour MP antisemitic messages is jailed

Internet troll who sent Labour MP antisemitic messages is jailed

An internet troll who sent antisemitic messages to a Labour MP and other victims has been jailed for more than two years.  John Nimmo sent messages to Luciana Berger, the Liverpool Wavertree MP, ...

United States / 09-02-2017

College Republicans at Central Michigan U. apologize for antisemitic valentine

College Republicans at Central Michigan U. apologize for antisemitic valentine

The College Republicans at Central Michigan University have apologized after an offensive Valentine’s Day card, featuring a picture of Adolf Hitler and the words “my love 4 u burns like 6,000 jews”, was ...

United States / 09-02-2017

Man charged with hate crime in vandalism of Loop synagogue

Man charged with hate crime in vandalism of Loop synagogue

A man has been charged with a hate crime after he allegedly broke a window and placed swastikas on the door of a Loop synagogue, police said.  Stuart Wright, 31, was charged with ...

United States / 06-02-2017

Woman targeted by antisemitic assailant on subway thanks kind strangers who stepped in

A woman attacked by a stranger spewing antisemitic slurs on a Manhattan train said fellow straphangers rushed to her defense. “At least New York hasn’t lost all of its charm,” the 25-year-old woman, ...

Britain / 04-02-2017

Man jailed for hurling antisemitic abuse

Man jailed for hurling antisemitic abuse

A 31-year-old Jewish man reported verbal abuse after a suspect in a van shouted antisemitic comments at him - including references to Adolf Hitler. A number of objects [small gas canisters for ...

United States / 01-02-2017

Student, Rabbi react after swastika drawn in school bathroom

Student, Rabbi react after swastika drawn in school bathroom

Lexington, Ky - A Henry Clay High School student and his father are hoping to work with the school’s principal to start having open discussions in the school about hate speech.  Zachariah Sippy-Wirtschafter ...

Netherlands / 01-02-2017

Dutch broadcaster apologizes for poor coverage of soccer antisemitism

The Dutch main public broadcaster apologized to supporters of a local soccer team for omitting context from reports on the singing of antisemitic chants by some fans of the team.  The unusual apology ...