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UK experiences "three-fold increase" in anti-Semitic incidents in last five days

UK experiences "three-fold increase" in anti-Semitic incidents in last five days

The "increase in anti-Semitism in response to events in Israel is depressingly familiar and completely inexcusable."Dan Verbin, 13/05/2021 18:24
Poland: Gov't gives $50k to man who made anti-Semitic comments

Poland: Gov't gives $50k to man who made anti-Semitic comments

Polish government to give $50,000 to nationalist website headed by student who has made anti-Semitic comments.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 13/05/2021 07:39
Germany: Synagogue attacked in response to Gaza escalation

Germany: Synagogue attacked in response to Gaza escalation

3 separate anti-Semitic incidents take place in North Rhine-Westphalia as rioters attack, demonstrate outside synagogues over Gaza violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2021 18:22
Actor Lakeith Stanfield apologizes for moderating a Clubhouse room full of anti-Semitism

Actor Lakeith Stanfield apologizes for moderating a Clubhouse room full of anti-Semitism

Lakeith Stanfield apologizes for moderating chat room which featured comparisons of Jews to termites, anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 11/05/2021 07:07
Actor Lakeith Stanfield moderated a Clubhouse room full of anti-Semitism

Actor Lakeith Stanfield moderated a Clubhouse room full of anti-Semitism

Oscar-nominated actor co-moderated Clubhouse room on Louis Farrakhan which featured numerous anti-Semitic tropes and statements.Gabe Friedman/JTA, 09/05/2021 14:31
Agency working with US military posts sermon advising Jews to apologize for killing Jesus

Agency working with US military posts sermon advising Jews to apologize for killing Jesus

'Say sorry.' Agency working with US military posts Easter sermon by Navy chaplain calling on 'men of Israel' to apologize for killing Jesus.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 07/05/2021 07:23
Release of Bronx suspect: 'There’s some very unhappy people in Riverdale right now'

Release of Bronx suspect: 'There’s some very unhappy people in Riverdale right now'

Release of suspect in Bronx synagogue attacks reignites debate over bail reform.Shira Hanau, JTA, 06/05/2021 08:29
Germany: Politically motivated anti-Semitic crimes hit record high

Germany: Politically motivated anti-Semitic crimes hit record high

Germany sees 15% rise in politically motivated anti-Semitic crimes to record high.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 06/05/2021 08:03
Murder of Ephraim Gordon: 'It was anti-Semitism, not a robbery'

Murder of Ephraim Gordon: 'It was anti-Semitism, not a robbery'

Sister of Israeli man shot dead in Baltimore says killers shouted anti-Semitic epithets at victim, took no money or belongings.Yoni Kempinski, 05/05/2021 17:28
Level-headed conversation with a Holocaust denying anti-Semite

Level-headed conversation with a Holocaust denying anti-Semite

Watch YouTuber Rudy Rochman debate neo-Nazi protesters disseminating anti-Semitic propaganda at last year's AIPAC conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 14:59
Sky News Australia: 'Biden administration funding murder of Jews'

Sky News Australia: 'Biden administration funding murder of Jews'

Australian news station slams Biden's policies on Iran & support for UN organizations financing Arab terror against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 14:36
Man who killed people in Kansas Jewish sites dies in prison

Man who killed people in Kansas Jewish sites dies in prison

Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. testified that he wanted to kill Jews and was sentenced to death after he shot and killed three people.Elad Benari, 05/05/2021 05:51
Chinese Embassy in Japan tweets anti-Semitic cartoon

Chinese Embassy in Japan tweets anti-Semitic cartoon

Cartoon was subsequently deleted after embassy was contacted by Israeli Embassy in Japan.Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 04:38
Seattle Jewish family terrorized by anti-Semite stalking their house

Seattle Jewish family terrorized by anti-Semite stalking their house

Police launch investigation after man threatens family in their home.Dan Verbin, 04/05/2021 20:07
Israeli man killed in Baltimore 'just because he was a Jew'

Israeli man killed in Baltimore 'just because he was a Jew'

Jerusalem resident visiting Baltimore for cousin's wedding shot dead by assailant allegedly yelling anti-Semitic slurs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 16:06
Indictment filed against Arab who slapped Jew on Jerusalem train

Indictment filed against Arab who slapped Jew on Jerusalem train

Arab who slapped Jews on light rail train, sent footage to friends, is indicted. 'He waved his hand and forcefully slapped their faces.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 15:48
Jews increasingly targeted by white nationalists, Biden warns

Jews increasingly targeted by white nationalists, Biden warns

In Jewish American Heritage Month address, President Biden warns of rise in anti-Semitism, linking it to 'white nationalism'.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/05/2021 15:00
Task force demands changes to Holocaust standards in Florida

Task force demands changes to Holocaust standards in Florida

Dr. Laurie Cardoza-Moore: 'Bad Holocaust education will fuel the Jew-hatred of tomorrow.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 11:49
Large swastika painted on shed at Tufts University in Massachusetts

Large swastika painted on shed at Tufts University in Massachusetts

Incident just the latest in a "history of hate incidents" to occur on Tuft's campus.Dan Verbin, 03/05/2021 17:19
Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

'Participants exploit freedom of expression and assembly to spread their hatred,' Jewish council head says.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 01/05/2021 22:30
NAACP: Oregon university president who made anti-Semitic remarks suffered racism

NAACP: Oregon university president who made anti-Semitic remarks suffered racism

University president accused of anti-Semitism was subjected to racism, NAACP report says.Ben Sales, JTA, 01/05/2021 20:35
Biden Justice Department nominee hid ties to anti-Semitic poet

Biden Justice Department nominee hid ties to anti-Semitic poet

Evidence shows that Kirsten Clarke was on the same masthead as the poet, whose poem claimed that Israel had advanced knowledge of 9/11.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 23:43
Outrage as Bristol prof accused of targeting Jewish students back at work

Outrage as Bristol prof accused of targeting Jewish students back at work

Bristol U professor who referred to Jewish students as "pawns of a racist regime" back to work despite ongoing investigation into comments.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 22:17
UK Conservative candidate accused of "abhorrent" anti-Semitic Facebook posts

UK Conservative candidate accused of "abhorrent" anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Candidate has since apologized but major UK Jewish organization wants to ensure he doesn't get leadership position if he is elected.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 20:29
Anti-Semitism in Oregon: ADL demands university president resign

Anti-Semitism in Oregon: ADL demands university president resign

ADL calls on Oregon university president to resign over firing of Jewish professor who alleged anti=Semitism.Ben Sales, JTA, 30/04/2021 08:15
NY man convicted of threatening lawmakers railed against ‘Zionist Occupied Government’

NY man convicted of threatening lawmakers railed against ‘Zionist Occupied Government’

Queens man called on public to murder senators, railed against 'Zionist Occupied Government'.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 29/04/2021 20:34
EJC: European Parliament took 'vital step towards resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict'

EJC: European Parliament took 'vital step towards resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict'

EJC applauds European Parliament decision to censure UNRWA over anti-Semitism in its textbooks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 14:51
Rubber bullet smashes synagogue window in Germany

Rubber bullet smashes synagogue window in Germany

No suspects in custody after rubber bullets fired at Germany synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 29/04/2021 09:01
Despite COVID restrictions, antisemitism barely decreased in US in 2020, ADL says

Despite COVID restrictions, antisemitism barely decreased in US in 2020, ADL says

ADL report finds that anti-Semitic incidents remained largely stable in 2020, despite COVID restrictions - though violent attacks declined.Ben Sales, JTA, 28/04/2021 14:54
Oregon university fires professor who filed anti-Semitism complaint

Oregon university fires professor who filed anti-Semitism complaint

Tenured professor of Linfield University who accused school's president of anti-Semitism has been fired.Ben Sales, JTA, 28/04/2021 14:35
Canada: Nearly half of violent anti-Semitism related to coronavirus outbreak

Canada: Nearly half of violent anti-Semitism related to coronavirus outbreak

Nearly half of violent anti-Semitic incidents in Canada were COVID-19 related, watchdog reports.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 28/04/2021 09:01
Austria: 20% of anti-Semitic incidents perpetrated by Islamists

Austria: 20% of anti-Semitic incidents perpetrated by Islamists

Even with COVID-19 lockdowns, anti-Semitic incidents rise to record level in Austria.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 28/04/2021 08:17
UK author of novel about mixed-race identity accused of posting hate on social media

UK author of novel about mixed-race identity accused of posting hate on social media

Author's 2014 novel had explored issues of racism and won praise for its portrayal of a mixed-race young woman growing up in Scotland.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 04:39
Mural dedicated to Liliana Segre defaced with hate symbol

Mural dedicated to Liliana Segre defaced with hate symbol

The mural in the Italian city of Ariano Irpino was defaced with pro-Mussolini graffiti and a crude attempt at drawing a swastika.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 02:37
Polish reality TV star turned town councillor goes on anti-Semitic rant

Polish reality TV star turned town councillor goes on anti-Semitic rant

Councillor for town of Olecka says that Jews are behind a plan to "murder us and take over."Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 01:48
Updated version of AJC guidebook of anti-Semitic terms released

Updated version of AJC guidebook of anti-Semitic terms released

Translate Hate has become an invaluable tool for defining and educating the general public about anti-Semitic terms and tropes.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 00:05
Sarah Halimi protests and anti-Semitism in France - interview with Crif Exec. Dir.

Sarah Halimi protests and anti-Semitism in France - interview with Crif Exec. Dir.

Protests against French court's decision not to have Sarah Halimi's killer stand trial a reaction of incomprehension against the ruling.Yoni Kempinski, 27/04/2021 16:44
Oregon: University president denies that he made anti-Semitic comments

Oregon: University president denies that he made anti-Semitic comments

In Oregon, a small Christian university with few Jews grapples with accusations of anti-Semitism.Ben Sales, JTA, 27/04/2021 09:38
New 'Miss Hitler' film showcases anti-Semitism

New 'Miss Hitler' film showcases anti-Semitism

New short film skewers the ‘Miss Hitler’ beauty pageant — and the everyday anti-Semitism it represents.Stephen Silver, JTA, 26/04/2021 08:21
Family of murdered Jewish woman, Sarah Halimi, demands killer's extradition to Israel

Family of murdered Jewish woman, Sarah Halimi, demands killer's extradition to Israel

Family of 65-year-old French woman murdered in 2017 by Muslim man who claimed to have been incapacitated, wants Israel to take action.i24NEWS, 25/04/2021 11:34
Anti-Semitic hate crimes rise in Toronto and area

Anti-Semitic hate crimes rise in Toronto and area

Annual reports find hate crimes increased by more than 50% in Toronto and by 20% in York Region in 2020.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/04/2021 00:04
2/3 of Makkabi Germany soccer players experienced anti-Semitism

2/3 of Makkabi Germany soccer players experienced anti-Semitism

New survey shows that anti-Semitic incidents are far too common experience for Jewish soccer players in Germany.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/04/2021 21:58
Jewish LA resident paints over anti-Semitic sidewalk graffiti

Jewish LA resident paints over anti-Semitic sidewalk graffiti

After discovering the phrase "The Jew Is Guilty" painted on the sidewalk in several places, Daniel Khalili took matters into his own hands.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/04/2021 21:05
Ontario Government pulls ads from anti-Semitic newspaper

Ontario Government pulls ads from anti-Semitic newspaper

B’nai Brith Canada urges private businesses to follow Government in cancelling advertisements in pro-Palestinian newspaper.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2021 06:17
Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Toronto's Kensington Market

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Toronto's Kensington Market

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on restaurant in area that was once home to a thriving community of newly arrived Jewish immigrants.Dan Verbin, 22/04/2021 22:59
Jewish Oregon politician victim of neo-Nazi hate campaign

Jewish Oregon politician victim of neo-Nazi hate campaign

Flyers featuring anti-Semitic stereotypes and Holocaust imagery targeting Rep. Rachel Prusak were found in Clackamas County.Dan Verbin, 22/04/2021 21:23
EU announces $1.8 billion comprehensive plan to combat anti-Semitism

EU announces $1.8 billion comprehensive plan to combat anti-Semitism

EU plan to fight discrimination against Europe's Jews will 'support fundamental rights across the bloc.'Dan Verbin, 22/04/2021 14:56
Naftali Bennett: French court's decision not to try Arab murderer 'pitiful'

Naftali Bennett: French court's decision not to try Arab murderer 'pitiful'

Yamina chief says French court's decision not to try Sarah Halimi's murderer is 'pitiful,' emphasizes: 'Sarah was murdered for being a Jew.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 11:39
Australian Jewish group denounces sale of Hitler items

Australian Jewish group denounces sale of Hitler items

After latest auction of Nazi leader's personal effects, Anti-Defamation Commission again calls for ban on sale of Nazi memorabilia.Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 23:03
After 'Jews to the gas' chant, Dutch mayor meets with chief rabbi

After 'Jews to the gas' chant, Dutch mayor meets with chief rabbi

Mayor of Arnhem meets with Dutch Chief Rabbi after fans of Arnhem's soccer club chant 'Hamas, Jews to the gas' at match.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 14:52
22 senators from both parties urge Biden to name anti-Semitism monitor

22 senators from both parties urge Biden to name anti-Semitism monitor

22 Republican and Democratic senators call on President Biden to choose State Department monitor to fight anti-Semitism.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 21/04/2021 11:16
German Ambassador to US: Anti-Semitism must be confronted

German Ambassador to US: Anti-Semitism must be confronted

Emily Haber says Germany has a “special responsibility” to take action against the rise of online anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic attacks.Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 02:47
Arizona Holocaust education bill stalls in State Senate over IHRA definition

Arizona Holocaust education bill stalls in State Senate over IHRA definition

Dispute over amendment to include IHRA working definition of anti-Semitism in bill leads to inability to pass legislation.Dan Verbin, 20/04/2021 23:43
Arab arrested for slapping haredi man on Jerusalem train

Arab arrested for slapping haredi man on Jerusalem train

Border Police officers apprehend Arab man suspected of slapping haredi passenger on Jerusalem light rail train and filming attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 15:19
Prominent Argentine businessman calls Jewish pharma CEO a ‘Moishe’ in anti-Semitic post

Prominent Argentine businessman calls Jewish pharma CEO a ‘Moishe’ in anti-Semitic post

Buenos Aires’ “King of Meat” singles out 3 Argentine Jewish businessmen in social media posts, including one with an anti-Semitic epithet.JTA, 20/04/2021 15:03
Dutch daily apologizes for drawing Jewish pollster as a puppet master

Dutch daily apologizes for drawing Jewish pollster as a puppet master

Mainstream daily in the Netherlands apologizes for a caricature depicting a Jewish political pollster and entrepreneur as a puppet master.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/04/2021 08:12
Clubhouse shuts down rooms after anti-Semitism complaints

Clubhouse shuts down rooms after anti-Semitism complaints

New audio-based social network announces it is shutting down 'a number of rooms' following spate of complaints about anti-Semitism.Ben Sales, JTA, 20/04/2021 07:15