U.S. senators urge German bank to stop enabling antisemitic BDS campaign

Two powerful US Republican senators, both of whom ran significant campaigns for the presidency of America in 2016, weighed in on Thursday against a German bank for aiding the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign targeting the Jewish state. Florida Senator Marco Rubio told The Jerusalem Post that “The BDS movement, with its thinly-veiled antisemitic agenda, is engaged in economic warfare […]

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Antisemitism has resurfaced in Poland because of Holocaust law, Catholic leader says

Antisemitism has again become a problem in Poland because of the Holocaust law passed earlier this year and the subsequent controversy surrounding it, the former Roman Catholic primate there said. “Old demons began to wake up: the trust of many thousands of people has been strained and the work of many decades has been tarnished,” Henryk Muszynski, archbishop emeritus of […]

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Jewish Australian MP targeted by anti-Israel vandals

Melbourne – The Melbourne office of a Jewish Australian parliamentarian was targeted with anti-Israel stickers on Saturday night, drawing condemnation from Jewish groups. The office of Michael Danby, a Labor Party member, was covered with stickers underneath his name saying he was “Silent on apartheid” and “Silent on the mass murder of unarmed men, women, infants, children, medics and journalists.” […]

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ESPN bans user with ‘Burnthejews’ handle

International mega sports media company ESPN has removed a participant from an online game predicting Australian Football League results who had registered his screen name “Burnthejews” and has banned the person from re-registering. The offending handle came from a user registered for an online competition in which participants forecast results weekly called footytips. The immensely popular Australian Rules Football is […]

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Syrian schoolbooks call Israel a ‘Zionist entity’ and use antisemitic and images

Full Report        Executive Summary School textbooks issued to children in Syria consistently refer to Israel as the “Zionist entity” rather than as a legitimate country — and regularly expose students to antisemitic language and images. A new study by the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se) into the text books issued at schools in […]

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British author Kamila Shamsie refused to allow her books to be translated into Hebrew

Last month, one of the Israeli publishing houses had to deal with unusual conduct . It all started quite normally: the publishers wanted to acquire the publishing rights to the two latest novels by author Kamila Shamsie. The earlier work of this acclaimed and celebrated British writer of Pakistani origin, had actually been published in Israel, the latest of which, […]

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31 pages containing messages of hatred and murderous threats against a Jewish restaurant owner in Berlin

Berlin – Yorai Feinberg owns two restaurants in Berlin. The 36-year-old restaurateur receives up to 10 antisemitic emails on a daily basis, as well as clear threats of murder. A video showing a Jew hater expressing volatile hate speech against Jews, taken right in front of the restaurant in Berlin-Schonberg, was posted online in December. Feinberg himself has produced a […]

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An antisemitic pamphlet found near a fountain in the vicinity of a synagogue

Freiburg – a pamphlet was discovered in the square of the ancient synagogue on July 11 containing references to antisemitic myths and conspiracy theories and reversing the roles between the actual perpetrators of the Holocaust and their unfortunate victims Written on by hand, it further states that the fountain is also “a monument commemorating the many murdered Palestinians and the […]

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