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Germany / 24-06-2015

Antisemitism as a problem and Symbol - Phenomena and interventions in Berlin

Antisemitism as a problem and Symbol  - Phenomena and interventions in Berlin

The starting point of the study was the impression that estimates of both the kind and the extent of current antisemitic phenomena in Berlin vary considerably. Both scandalising and neutralising assessments can ...

Germany / 16-06-2015

Study: Nazi propaganda left life-long mark on Germans exposed to antisemitic ideas in school

Study: Nazi propaganda left life-long mark on Germans exposed to antisemitic ideas in school

Antisemitic propaganda had a life-long effect on German children schooled during the Nazi period, leaving them far more likely to harbor negative views of Jews than those born earlier and ...

Netherlands / 16-06-2015

Antisemitism among young people in the Netherlands - Causes and trigger factors

Antisemitism among young people in the Netherlands - Causes and trigger factors

The Dutch government postponed indefinitely the release of a survey suggesting that antisemitism is more prevalent among Muslim youths than Christian ones.  The Verwey Jonker Institute submitted the synopsis for its government-commissioned report on ...

United States / 14-06-2015

Spike in antisemitic crimes in New York

The Big Apple is feeling the heat of recent Middle East conflicts, with hate crimes against Jews and Muslims up sharply this summer.  The number of antisemitic incidents in the city jumped ...

United States / 11-06-2015

Antisemitism on campus: a clear and present danger - The SWC's report by historian Dr. Harold Brackman

Antisemitism on campus: a clear and present danger - The SWC's report by historian Dr. Harold Brackman

Israel is the subject of multi-pronged campaigns of delegitimization on university campuses across North America and beyond. Israel Apartheid Week, intimidation of pro-Israel students and faculty, and the disruption of pro-Israel speakers manifest in ...

Hungary / 11-06-2015

ECRI report on Hungary

ECRI report on Hungary

A new report published today by the Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) gives Hungary positive marks for recent initiatives, including a specialised unit on hate crime in ...

Canada / 10-06-2015

Police-reported hate crime, 2013

Police-reported hate crime, 2013

PDF version Canadian police services reported 1,167 hate crimes in 2013, or 3.3 hate crimes per 100,000 population. This represented a 17% drop from 2012, as 247 fewer hate crime incidents were reported ...

04-06-2015

New poll on attitudes towards Jews and other minorities in Europe

New poll on attitudes towards Jews and other minorities in Europe

REPORT MATERIALS Complete Report PDF Topline Questionnaire PDF Presentation The Pew Research Center has published a new poll that, amongst other subjects, asked people in six European countries to say how favourably or unfavourably they view Jews, Muslims and Roma. ...

United Nations / 02-06-2015

UN passed 20 resolutions against Israel in 2014, only 4 against other nations

UN passed 20 resolutions against Israel in 2014, only 4 against other nations

The year in review reveals some disturbing facts out of the United Nations.    In 2014, the UN General Assembly passed 24 resolutions in total criticizing governments for various violations. Among that number, 20 were ...

France / 31-05-2015

Three Jew-hate incidents 'every day' since Paris

A hate crimes watchdog has revealed that there has been an average of around three antisemitic incidents a day in France since the supermarket murders in Paris earlier this year.  In addition, the ...

United States / 30-05-2015

Rise of anti-Israel activity on US campuses

Rise of anti-Israel activity on US campuses

As the 2014-2015 academic year winds down, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) reported a marked increase in the number and intensity of anti-Israel and antisemitic incidents on American college campuses.  During this academic year, ADL ...

Britain / 15-05-2015

Could it happen here? What existing data tell us about contemporary antisemitism in the UK

Could it happen here? What existing data tell us about contemporary antisemitism in the UK

Download full publication In the aftermath of the spike in antisemitic incidents during the war in Gaza in summer 2014, and the Islamist attacks on Jews in Brussels, Paris and Copenhagen, there is ...

Britain / 15-05-2015

British Jews far more likely to be victims of hate crime than Muslims

Now that Britain’s Conservative Party has won a Parliamentary majority, it has the opportunity to implement its campaign promise of requiring United Kingdom police to record anti-Muslim hate crimes. Muslims as victims of hate crime has become ...

07-05-2015

2015 Annual international religious freedom report

2015 Annual international religious freedom report

2015 Annual international religious freedom report

Uruguay / 04-05-2015

Study indicates that one in five Uruguayans is antisemitic - in Spanish

Study indicates that one in five Uruguayans is antisemitic - in Spanish

La indignación que generó la noticia, sumada a las declaraciones de algunos gobernantes, disparó una ola de antisemitismo en Uruguay. Al menos así lo percibieron muchos judíos. El asunto se coló en ...

Germany / 26-04-2015

Antisemitic crimes in the first quarter of 2015

The number of antiדemitic criminal offences in the Federal Republic of Germany remains at a high level. A distinguishing feature of this, appears to be the arrogant call of the militant extreme ...

15-04-2015

Yom HaShoah report shows unprecedented 400 percent rise in antisemitic incidents in 2014

Yom HaShoah report shows unprecedented 400 percent rise in antisemitic incidents in 2014

Since the beginning of 2014, there has been an unprecedented increase of 400 percent in the number of antisemitic incidents in Europe and around the world, as compared with 2013.    The data showing the increase ...

15-04-2015

Antisemitism of young Muslims: the complexity of the subject, the beginning of a study

Antisemitism of young Muslims: the complexity of the subject, the beginning of a study

"Though not all Muslims are antisemitic, there is a high level of antisemitic prejudices among many Muslims."  With a researcher’s caution, Gunther Jikeli addressed, as part of a CNRS seminar, the topic of his thesis ...

Hungary / 01-04-2015

Antisemitism declines in Hungary, survey finds

Antisemitism declines in Hungary, survey finds

Antisemitism declined in Hungary from 38 per cent of the total population in 2013 to 31 per cent in 2014, a survey conducted by the pollster Medián has found. While the level ...

Netherlands / 01-04-2015

Internet discrimination Annual Report 2014

Internet discrimination Annual Report 2014

Internet Discrimination Research Center (Meldpunt Discriminatie Internet - MDI) has published its annual report.  During the last year, most of the reports received by MDI were for antimerism, racism against dark-skinned people and discrimination ...

Canada / 24-03-2015

Police find Jews most targeted for hate crimes

Police find Jews most targeted for hate crimes

A Toronto police presented the 2014 Annual Hate/Bias Crime Statistical Report at Thursday’s Police Services Board meeting indicates hate and bias crimes have gone up in 2014, both in reported incidents and arrests.    Statistics ...

Greece / 20-03-2015

Research shows alarming rise of antisemitism in Greece

The research findings on the “prejudice of the Holocaust and Antisemitism in Greece”, were presented on Thursday at the British embassy, with the main conclusion the “alarming rise of antisemitism and perceptions ...

Germany / 05-03-2015

Most antisemitic crimes are attributed to the extreme Right.

According to an answer given by the Government on Thursday to a question submitted by the Greens, most antisemitic crimes in Germany are perpetrated by the extreme Right: of the 1,275 offences which ...

Britain / 04-03-2015

Kick It Out reveals 35% reporting increase

Kick It Out reveals 35% reporting increase

Kick It Out has today (3 March) revealed a 35% increase on incidents of discrimination reported to the organisation at the midway point of the 2014/15 season.  The statistics, which have been collated ...

France / 28-02-2015

Survey: French people feel a rise in Islamophobia and antisemitism.

Survey: French people feel a rise in Islamophobia and antisemitism.

According to a survey conducted by Odoxa for the TV program CQFD and Le Parisien  newspaper “Aujourd'hui en France” (Today in France), 77% of French people have the impression that  Islamophobia is growing in ...

27-02-2015

Worldwide antisemitism reaches seven-year high: report

Worldwide antisemitism reaches seven-year high: report

A new report from the Pew Research Center found that while overall social harassment toward religious groups decreased worldwide in 2013, antisemitic harassment reached a seven-year high. Jews were harassed by social groups ...

Germany / 26-02-2015

The number of antisemitic crimes rose sharply

Swastikas on synagogues, inciting against Jews during demonstrations, desecration of Jewish cemeteries: the number of anti-Semitic crimes in Germany had rose last year.  In 2013, 788 incidents were recorded. During the past year the number ...

United States / 24-02-2015

National survey of American Jewish college students shows high rate of antisemitism on campuses

National survey of American Jewish college students shows high rate of antisemitism on campuses

More than half of 1,157 self-identified Jewish students at 55 campuses nationwide who took part in an online survey reported having been subjected to or having witnessed antisemitism on their campuses, according to ...

24-02-2015

Antisemitic attitudes among Muslims in Europe ­ a review of recent surveys

Antisemitic attitudes among Muslims in Europe ­ a review of recent surveys

Abstract In Western Europe, Muslims have been identified as a significant group of perpetrators of antisemitic acts. Is the level of antisemitism higher among Muslims than among non-Muslims? This paper will discuss European surveys ...

Switzerland / 15-02-2015

Report on racist and discriminative tendencies in Switzerland

Report on racist and discriminative tendencies in Switzerland

The ‘Gfs.bern’ research institute has developed, under guidance of the Anti-Racism Service, a tool for monitoring ‘life together’. The pilot project included three representative surveys conducted between the years 2010 and 2014, to ...