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Sweden: 'Holocaust was a scam' projected onto synagogue

Sweden: 'Holocaust was a scam' projected onto synagogue

Police investigating after ‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish synagogue during international anti-Semitism conference.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/10/2021 07:28
Australia to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australia to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

'Anti-Semitism has no place in Australia or anywhere in the world,' Australian PM Scott Morrison says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2021 15:29
Sweden: City of Malmö hosts conference on combating anti-Semitism

Sweden: City of Malmö hosts conference on combating anti-Semitism

With dozens of world leaders watching, Sweden looks to turn around its reputation on anti-Semitism.Katarzyna Andersz, JTA, 15/10/2021 14:10
Canada's special envoy on anti-Semitism will be permanent role

Canada's special envoy on anti-Semitism will be permanent role

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announces that job of Canada's special envoy on fighting anti-Semitism is now a permanent role.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 02:57
EU plan to fight anti-Semitism ‘not serious,’ Jewish community leaders say

EU plan to fight anti-Semitism ‘not serious,’ Jewish community leaders say

Jewish leaders call out lack of mention of shechita, Brit Milah bans in new Eu plan to combat anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 13/10/2021 19:24
Poll: Anti-Jewish sentiment and violence against Jews are 'essentially unrelated'

Poll: Anti-Jewish sentiment and violence against Jews are 'essentially unrelated'

Does the number of violent assaults on Jews convey a country’s anti-Semitism level? No, a European poll says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/10/2021 09:06
'Jews exploit Holocaust, run secret networks,' many Europeans say

'Jews exploit Holocaust, run secret networks,' many Europeans say

Europe-wide survey unveils disturbing findings on anti-Semitism ahead of EJA conference.Yitzchak Kelman, Brussels, 12/10/2021 13:39
Leading mayoral candidate in Rome apologizes for Holocaust comments decried as antisemitic

Leading mayoral candidate in Rome apologizes for Holocaust comments decried as antisemitic

Leading Rome mayoral candidate apologizes after being accused of anti-Semitism for Holocaust comments.Simone Somekh, JTA, 11/10/2021 07:51
Israeli man assaulted in Berlin

Israeli man assaulted in Berlin

Man wearing pullover with IDF emblem attacked at Berlin train station by assailant who made comment about his faith.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2021 19:26
Anti-Semitic vandalism discovered at Auschwitz

Anti-Semitic vandalism discovered at Auschwitz

Nine barracks at Auschwitz-Birkenau spray-painted with anti-Semitic phrases and slogans denying the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 06/10/2021 03:02
101 Jewish communities to get help funding security

101 Jewish communities to get help funding security

Amid antisemitism concerns, 101 local Jewish federations to spend $54M on improving security.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 05/10/2021 08:50
Ambassador Erdan prevented from exposing UNRWA's anti-Semitism

Ambassador Erdan prevented from exposing UNRWA's anti-Semitism

UN security guards prevent Ambassador Gilad Erdan from showing evidence of UNRWA anti-Semitism.Ido Ben Porat, 04/10/2021 23:31
UK professor who called Jewish students ‘pawns’ of Israel fired over comments

UK professor who called Jewish students ‘pawns’ of Israel fired over comments

British university fires professor who accused Israel of 'ethnic cleansing' and called Jewish students 'pawns' of Israel.Shira Hanau, JTA, 03/10/2021 21:41
In Virginia, elections flier invokes age-old anti-Semitism

In Virginia, elections flier invokes age-old anti-Semitism

GOP flier in Virginia House race shows Jewish Democrat and a pile of gold coins.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 01/10/2021 07:40
UK Labour party approves new review process for anti-Semitism

UK Labour party approves new review process for anti-Semitism

British Labour party approves new process under which complaints about anti-Semitism will be reviewed by an independent committee.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 28/09/2021 00:43
In landmark decision, Madrid Assembly officially adopts IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

In landmark decision, Madrid Assembly officially adopts IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

Local parliament of Spain's main region fully adopts widely accepted definition of anti-Semitism which would prevent funding of BDS groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2021 09:29
Norway exhibition claims Palestinians 'live with daily crucifixions'

Norway exhibition claims Palestinians 'live with daily crucifixions'

Norwegian church hosts photo exhibition saying Palestinians are ‘crucified daily.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 25/09/2021 19:56
Israel thanks countries for boycotting Durban conference commemoration

Israel thanks countries for boycotting Durban conference commemoration

More than 30 countries stay away from UN anniversary marking Durban conference.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 24/09/2021 12:45
Canadian Minister: Anti-Semitism is 'a great scourge'

Canadian Minister: Anti-Semitism is 'a great scourge'

Ontario’s Education Minister condemns video showing students chanting “Heil Hitler”: Anti-Semitism is a very real issue.Elad Benari, 24/09/2021 06:38
Virginia Republican apologizes for criticizing Democrat's nose - but not for anti-Semitism

Virginia Republican apologizes for criticizing Democrat's nose - but not for anti-Semitism

Virginia Republican Hahns Copeland apologizes, but not for anti-Semitism, after mocking Jewish House speaker’s nose.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 23/09/2021 13:33
Ukraine Parliament passes law banning anti-Semitism

Ukraine Parliament passes law banning anti-Semitism

Ukraine bill will 'contribute greatly to the global battle against the hatred and discrimination of Jews,' Natan Sharansky says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 13:05
Los Angeles: Two charged for May hate crime

Los Angeles: Two charged for May hate crime

'A hate crime is a crime against all of us,' LA District Attorney Gascón says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 08:10
London: Anti-Israel protestors charged for calling to 'rape' Jewish daughters

London: Anti-Israel protestors charged for calling to 'rape' Jewish daughters

4 charged with hate crime for broadcasting rape threats against Jewish women, other anti-Semitic abuse in Jewish London neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 16:49
NYPD probe anti-Semitic assault in Crown Heights

NYPD probe anti-Semitic assault in Crown Heights

'F***ing Jew, I'm going to kill you.' Member of Chabad movement attacked in Brooklyn by man who threatened to murder him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 16:51
Jon Ossoff condemns anti-Semitic graffiti at Georgia schools

Jon Ossoff condemns anti-Semitic graffiti at Georgia schools

In a Yom Kippur speech, Sen. Jon Ossoff condemned anti-Semitism at Georgia high schools.Ben Sales, JTA, 18/09/2021 20:11
Toronto man arrested over vicious attack on elderly Jew

Toronto man arrested over vicious attack on elderly Jew

26-year-old facing seven charges stemming from July attack on elderly Jewish employee in liquor store in Toronto.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/09/2021 20:03
Calif. lawmakers pass 'revised' ethnic studies education bill

Calif. lawmakers pass 'revised' ethnic studies education bill

Jewish lawmakers say anti-Semitic material removed from controversial bill mandating schools teach courses on ethnicity.Gabe Stutman/JTA, 14/09/2021 21:56
Toronto man arrested following anti-Semitic assaults

Toronto man arrested following anti-Semitic assaults

32-year-old facing new assault charges after allegedly attacking people he perceived as Jewish in Toronto.Elad Benari, 14/09/2021 04:58
Mezuzah stolen from Jewish student's door at Tufts University

Mezuzah stolen from Jewish student's door at Tufts University

Police at Massachusetts college investigating anti-Semitic incident but so far there are no suspects.Dan Verbin, 13/09/2021 17:53
Call for action: Combat the spread of the 'Qui?' movement across France

Call for action: Combat the spread of the 'Qui?' movement across France

Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) warns of popular new anti-Semitic trend gaining traction across France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 11:07
Slovakia apologizes for anti-Semitic World War II legislation

Slovakia apologizes for anti-Semitic World War II legislation

Slovakia’s government apologizes for legislation that stripped Jews of their human and civil rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 06:08
Germany: Man who attacked Jewish restaurant convicted

Germany: Man who attacked Jewish restaurant convicted

Suspect, 30, is convicted of participation in violent anti-Semitic attack after DNA is found on rock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2021 21:52
New Greek health minister apologizes for past anti-Semitic remarks

New Greek health minister apologizes for past anti-Semitic remarks

Greece's new health minister apologizes after Jewish community takes issue with his past remarks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 06:06
Biden calls on Senate to confirm anti-Semitism monitor Deborah Lipstadt

Biden calls on Senate to confirm anti-Semitism monitor Deborah Lipstadt

In Rosh Hashanah call with rabbis, Biden calls for ‘swift confirmation’ of Deborah Lipstadt to be anti-Semitism monitor.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/09/2021 20:29
Alums for Campus Fairness survey shows shocking growth of anti-Semitism at US Universities

Alums for Campus Fairness survey shows shocking growth of anti-Semitism at US Universities

New polling of current students and alumni highlights high incidence of anti-Semitism on US university campuses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 08:41
GOP congressman compares Auschwitz tattoos to vaccine passports

GOP congressman compares Auschwitz tattoos to vaccine passports

Kentucky congressman Thomas Massie compares COVID measures to Holocaust, prompting an intern’s resignation.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 28/08/2021 21:50
Swastikas drawn on door of Tel Aviv synagogue

Swastikas drawn on door of Tel Aviv synagogue

Police collect evidence, investigate, after swastikas scrawled on door of south Tel Aviv synagogue.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 26/08/2021 14:48
Ukraine: SS symbol is 'font gone wrong,' cafe owners say

Ukraine: SS symbol is 'font gone wrong,' cafe owners say

Owners of Ukrainian cafe housed in a former synagogue say logo resembling Nazi symbol was a ‘font gone wrong’ mistake.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 26/08/2021 12:42
Spanish university cancels seminar comparing Gaza to Auschwitz

Spanish university cancels seminar comparing Gaza to Auschwitz

Spanish university cancels ‘Auschwitz/Gaza’ seminar comparing Holocaust to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Orge Castellano, JTA, 26/08/2021 08:15
Sabbath-observant residents win condominium elevator conflict

Sabbath-observant residents win condominium elevator conflict

New Jersey condo to resume Shabbat elevator service after settling with residents who sued.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 26/08/2021 07:59
Israeli murdered in Morocco

Israeli murdered in Morocco

Police in Tangier investigating death of 36-year-old manager of Jewish restaurant who was stabbed to death by another man.Ido Ben Porat, 26/08/2021 00:48
Hackers threaten online shiva for Brazilian Jewish educator

Hackers threaten online shiva for Brazilian Jewish educator

Hackers post pornography, Nazi symbols, and death threats against mourning ceremony for former Jewish school principal in Rio de Janeiro.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 25/08/2021 07:07
In Spain, a seminar on Gaza is 'an exercise in hate,' Wiesenthal Centre

In Spain, a seminar on Gaza is 'an exercise in hate,' Wiesenthal Centre

Wiesenthal Centre to Spanish Min. of Universities: 'University of Santiago de Compostela 'Auschwitz/Gaza' Seminar is an exercise in hate.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 13:51
QAnon antisemite outed as Florida evangelical who gave a one-star review to a synagogue

QAnon antisemite outed as Florida evangelical who gave a one-star review to a synagogue

Vociferously anti-Semitic QAnon conspiracy theorist identified as evangelical Christian man from Florida.Ben Sales, JTA, 23/08/2021 07:34
Symbolic grave for Jews in Poland defaced with slogans praising Hitler

Symbolic grave for Jews in Poland defaced with slogans praising Hitler

Polish restitution law has exacerbated anti-Semitic trends, former Jewish leader says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/08/2021 20:27
OU chief: Authorities can't act if hate crimes aren't reported

OU chief: Authorities can't act if hate crimes aren't reported

Orthodox Union joins FBI-Newark Field Office to launch national public awareness campaign to promote reporting of hate crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2021 09:07
Jewish candidates' campaign signs defaced in Montreal

Jewish candidates' campaign signs defaced in Montreal

Election campaign signs of two Jewish Canadian politicians in Montreal defaced with swastikas.Elad Benari, 18/08/2021 05:34
British film director claims: Labour party is in a 'witch hunt'

British film director claims: Labour party is in a 'witch hunt'

Film director Ken Loach says UK Labour Party expelled him for not ‘disowning’ those ejected over anti-Semitism.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 16/08/2021 08:06
Swastika lit on fire near Jewish town in Samaria

Swastika lit on fire near Jewish town in Samaria

Arabs from Palestinian Authority town light Star of David, swastika, on fire.Orly Harari, 15/08/2021 00:33
British podcaster sentenced to nearly 3 years in jail for antisemitic remarks

British podcaster sentenced to nearly 3 years in jail for antisemitic remarks

Podcaster who incited 'racial hatred' against Jews and called Britons to 'take up arms' to take their country back gets 32 months in jail.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/08/2021 07:05
French police detain woman for poster deemed anti-Semitic at COVID-19 protest

French police detain woman for poster deemed anti-Semitic at COVID-19 protest

France's Interior Min. Gérald Darmanin says poster is 'reprehensible,' calls out anti-Semitism as 'a criminal offense, not an opinion.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/08/2021 23:10
'Hitler should've finished the job, so I'll do it for him'

'Hitler should've finished the job, so I'll do it for him'

Russian scientist, 82, beaten on Moscow bus by assailant seeking to ‘finish Hitler’s job.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/08/2021 20:08
Norway imam claims 'it is necessary to kill Jews'

Norway imam claims 'it is necessary to kill Jews'

Norwegian imam who has promoted interfaith dialogue said Jews should be killed.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/08/2021 20:02
Toronto protesters call for violence against Jews

Toronto protesters call for violence against Jews

B’nai Brith Canada condemns ongoing failure by authorities to prevent hateful rallies targeting Israeli Jews in downtown Toronto.Elad Benari, 09/08/2021 06:45
Ukraine: Pig skulls found on grave of Rebbe Nachman's daughter

Ukraine: Pig skulls found on grave of Rebbe Nachman's daughter

Vandals desecrate grave of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov's daughter Sarah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 14:27
In France, the anti-vax cause is being hijacked for Jew-hatred

In France, the anti-vax cause is being hijacked for Jew-hatred

Simon Wiesenthal Centre pens letter to French Interior Minister, demanding extreme-right YouTube channel be closed down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2021 14:25
Jewish group slams ADL: 'No longer competent' to identify anti-Semitism

Jewish group slams ADL: 'No longer competent' to identify anti-Semitism

Over 1,500 rabbis say ADL 'no longer competent' to identify, let alone combat, anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 16:42