Jews Lambast Norway for Awarding Medal to Notorious anti-Semite

Jewish groups have harshly criticized Norway's King Harald V for his decision to award a royal service medal to notorious anti-Semite.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/14/2012, 7:50 AM

Alleged Nazi War Criminal Sues for 'Wrongful Imprisonment'

An alleged Nazi war criminal has sought to sue the Australian government for damages caused by wrongful imprisonment. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/29/2012, 6:49 PM

Morsi Chanting 'Amen' to Destruction of Jews is 'Slap in Face'

Wiesenthal Center urges Obama to publicly condemn Egypt's President Morsi, after he chanted "Amen" to call for destruction of Jews.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/23/2012, 4:19 PM

Obama Urged to Cut Ties with Muslim Brotherhood

Simon Wiesenthal Center urges Obama to cut off contacts with the Muslim Brotherhood after anti-Semitic call for Jihad against Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/14/2012, 1:54 PM

Jewish Groups Fear 'Blood Libel' Over Anti-Islam Film

Jewish groups are expressing fear of "another blood libel" against Jews stemming from anti-Islam film that allegedly sparked recent protestsRachel Hirshfeld , 9/16/2012, 11:40 AM

Estonia Editor Insists Sardonic Nazi Ad 'A Joke'

An Estonian magazine insisted Monday a mock ad it published was a joke, and the uproar it caused was an issue of “cultural differences.” Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/10/2012, 5:08 PM

Jewish Groups Protest Weight-Loss Ad Featuring Holocaust Victims

An Estonian newspaper has published an ad for weight-loss pills depicting emaciated Jews in a Nazi death camp. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/10/2012, 3:53 PM

Dutch Freedom Party Urged to Drop Shechita Ban from Platform

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has urged Geert Wilders, leader of Dutch conservative Freedom Party, to drop the party's call to ban Shechita.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/23/2012, 7:52 PM

Accused Nazi War Criminal Wins Extradition Battle

Australia's High Court ruled that suspected Nazi war criminal cannot be extradited to Hungary to face war crimes accusations.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 12:02 PM

New 'Babi Yar' Plaque Omits All Mention of Jewish Nazi Victims

Simon Wiesenthal Center criticized Russian authorities for “revisionist history” of Holocaust mass murder at Babi Yar in Ukraine. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/14/2012, 11:45 AM

Most-Wanted Nazi Denies War Crime Allegations

Top Nazi war crimes suspect Laszlo Csatary denied all allegations against him at a first hearing before prosecutors in Hungary on Tuesday.Rachel Hirshfeld and Reuters, 8/1/2012, 12:12 PM

Wiesenthal Center Urges Swiss Government to Protect Circumcision

The Wiesenthal center urged the Swiss government to protect the religious rite of circumcision.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/27/2012, 1:12 AM

Norwegian Justice Minister Urged to Act Against Anti-Semitism

Simon Wiesenthal Center sends a letter to Norway's Minister of Justice following the hate crime against a 16-year-old Jewish student.Elad Benari, 6/14/2012, 4:45 AM

Iranian Texts Preach Jihad to Canadian Students

Teaching materials of a Toronto Islamic school, under investigation for its anti-Semitic and pro-jihad curriculum, came from Iran.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/10/2012, 2:44 PM

Toronto Islamic School Being Probed for Jihad Curriculum

An Islamic school in Toronto is under police investigation for comparing Judaism to Nazism and teaching violent Jihad. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/9/2012, 9:26 AM

For Sale Online: 'I Love Jews But Hate Israel' T-Shirts

Simon Wiesenthal Center is urging CafePress to remove T-shirts imprinted with slogan “I Love Jews But Hate Israel” from its site.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/29/2012, 9:37 AM

One of 10 Most-Wanted Nazi Criminals Keeping Bees in Quebec

Vladimir Katriuk, whose name appears on the Wiesenthal Center’s list of most-wanted Nazis criminals, has been found to be living a Quebec. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/27/2012, 3:44 PM

GOP Senate Candidate Equates Smoking Ban to Nazi Policies

Wiesenthal Center denounced GOP Senate candidate John Raese for equating smoking ban to Hitler’s policy forcing Jews to wear Star of David. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/22/2012, 2:40 PM

Anti-Semitic Chants on Football Field Cost Team Points

Based upon Wiesenthal Center's protests, court ruled that anti-Semitic chants on football field would cost team points obtained in match.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/22/2012, 12:57 PM

Wiesenthal Center: Free Pollard on Humanitarian Grounds

The Simon Wiesenthal Center is urging President Obama to free Jonathan Pollard on humanitarian grounds. White House: No change.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/10/2012, 2:32 PM

A7 Exclusive: Hunting a Nazi War Criminal with Efraim Zuroff

Hunting for a Nazi war criminal is a painstaking process that involves ensuring the information received will hold up in court.Hana Levi Julian, 3/18/2012, 3:07 PM

Senior Auschwitz Nazi Fugitive Discovered

Another senior Nazi involved in the deportation of Jews to Auschwitz, and who is still alive, has been discovered, says Efraim Zuroff.Chana Ya'ar, 3/18/2012, 1:44 PM

Judea Pearl:My Son Was Killed By Anti-Zionists,Not Anti-Semites

Father of late Daniel Pearl: anti-Zionism "worst form of racism” because it “hides itself in the cloak of political debate." Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/15/2012, 5:40 PM

German Jewish Youth Mark 50th Anniversary of Eichmann Trial

This week German Jewish students mark the 50th anniversary of the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2011, 7:20 PM

Wiesenthal Center: Sweden Should Pay Jews' Security Expenses

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called on Sweden to foot the bill for security measures to protect local Jews from anti-Semites. Chana Ya'ar, 3/23/2011, 1:00 PM