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Austria / 27-04-2017

The Council of Ministers of Austria decided to adopt the "definition of antisemitism"

The definition adopted by the International Holocaust Remembrance Association (IHRA) - an international body comprised of 31 member states, which established last year that "for the first time a version ...

United States / 27-04-2017

J Street petition for Trump adviser Gorka to be axed over ties to Hungarian antisemites

J Street petition for Trump adviser Gorka to be axed over ties to Hungarian antisemites

The left-wing Jewish group J Street is collecting signatures for a petition calling on President Trump to fire his counter-terrorism adviser, Sebastian Gorka, in light of revelations on his alleged ties with ...

Spain / 25-04-2017

Man convicted of spraying antisemitic graffiti in a synagogue in Barcelona

Barcelona's 29th Magistrate's Court sentenced a 22-year-old man to six months in prison and a fine of 480 euros for his participation in spraying an antisemitic graffiti in the Barcelona ...

Australia / 25-04-2017

Minister condemns “No Israelis” sign in Cairns piercing studio

Minister condemns “No Israelis” sign in Cairns piercing studio

Discrimination against an Israeli tourist allegedly turned away by a Cairns business is "extremely disturbing", Queensland's Multicultural Affairs Minister Grace Grace says.  Ms Grace said she was concerned that an Israeli tourist was reportedly refused service.  She said ...

United Nations / 25-04-2017

UN chief vows to stand up against anti-Israel bias, antisemitism

UN chief vows to stand up against anti-Israel bias, antisemitism

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday vowed to stand up against anti-Israel bias at the world organization and said the Jewish state must be treated like any other member state.  Speaking to ...

Poland / 19-04-2017

Three Months Imprisonment for Burning a Puppet of a Jew. "This is a disgraceful sentence, The Judge must resign his post"

Three Months Imprisonment for Burning a Puppet of a Jew.

Piotr Rybak had burned a puppet symbolizing a Jew in the Wrocław market. His sentence is final and conclusive. In his reasoning for his ruling, judge Robert Zdych emphasized that there ...

United States / 19-04-2017

SPLC sues neo-Nazi leader who targeted Jewish woman in antisemitic harassment campaign

SPLC sues neo-Nazi leader who targeted Jewish woman in antisemitic harassment campaign

The Southern Poverty Law Center, along with its Montana co-counsel, filed suit in federal court today against the founder of a major neo-Nazi website who orchestrated a harassment campaign that has relentlessly terrorized a Jewish woman ...

Argentina / 18-04-2017

Judge orders that a blog with antisemitic content be shut down

Judge orders that a blog with antisemitic content be shut down

Immediately after the complaint of the umbrella organization of the Jewish communities in Argentina, on April 10, Judge Carlos Bentolila, who is in charge of the Criminal Court of Buenos ...

United States / 18-04-2017

Man who threatened Jews on metal music site faces sentencing

Hartford, Conn. - A 50-year-old Stamford man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges he made online threats against Jews and synagogues.    Prosecutors said Kendall Sullivan used Metalthrone.com, an internet forum, ...

United States / 13-04-2017

Annandale man charged in antisemitic graffiti incidents in Northern Virginia

Annandale man charged in antisemitic graffiti incidents in Northern Virginia

Area law enforcement have arrested a suspect in three hate-motivated incidents, including antisemitic graffiti found earlier this week at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia.    Dylan M. Mahone, 20, of Annandale, was arrested ...

United States / 12-04-2017

Marvel fires X-men comic book artist for controversial images

Marvel fires X-men comic book artist for controversial images

Marvel Comic's has fired one of their X-Men artist after discovering controversial images hidden in plain sight.  Indonesian illustrator Ardian Syaf is accused of placing religious references inside the X-Men Gold #1.  The images were aimed ...

12-04-2017

Marvel apologizes and removes 'X-Men' artwork after artist hides antisemitic, Islamist references in comic

Marvel Comics has released a statement saying that it will be taking “disciplinary action” against one of its artists after the shocking discovery of hidden antisemitic and hard-line Islamist references in an X-men comic book. “X-Men Gold ...

Britain / 12-04-2017

Israel boycott motion blocked at Bath University

Israel boycott motion blocked at Bath University

A motion supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been defeated at the University of Bath Student Union, after Jewish students enlisted the help of Conservative, Christian – and Indian societies.  Israel ...

Britain / 06-04-2017

Labour ‘betraying Jewish community’ by not expelling Ken Livingstone - Video

Labour ‘betraying Jewish community’ by not expelling Ken Livingstone - Video

Theresa May attacks the Labour party, saying the decision to let Ken Livingstone ‘off the hook’, after his comments linking Adolf Hitler and Zionism, is a betrayal of the Jewish community. Speaking ...

Britain / 06-04-2017

100 Labour MPs denounce Party for failing to confront antisemitism

100 Labour MPs denounce Party for failing to confront antisemitism

In an unprecedented move, 100 British Labour MPs have denounced their own party for failing to significantly discipline a prominent antisemitic member. On Tuesday, the party’s disciplinary committee passed judgment on former ...

Britain / 05-04-2017

Labour suspends Livingstone for another year over Hitler comments

Labour suspends Livingstone for another year over Hitler comments

Ken Livingstone has avoided expulsion from Labour after a disciplinary panel ruled he should be suspended for another year for bringing the party into disrepute over comments about antisemitism, Hitler and Zionism.   The ...

United States / 04-04-2017

Anti-BDS bill passes in Texas Senate

Anti-BDS bill passes in Texas Senate

The Texas House State Affairs Committee has unanimously passesd a bill that bans state contracts and investments in companies that participate in boycotts of Israel.  The bill, TX SB29 which opposes the Boycott, Divest ...

Singapore / 02-04-2017

Singapore Imam apologizes for anti-Jewish comment

Singapore Imam apologizes for anti-Jewish comment

The apology by an imam who allegedly made remarks against Christians and Jews is a "positive move" that ought to be taken into consideration, said Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob on Sunday ...

Canada / 02-04-2017

Ryerson students adopt Canadian definition of antisemitism

Ryerson students adopt Canadian definition of antisemitism

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) voted to adopt a definition of  antisemitism in line with what is used by the governments of Canada and Ontario.   The definition includes the denial of the Jewish right to self-determination, the application ...