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Conspiratorial Anti-Zionism: Professor David Miller and the ‘paranoid style’ of politics

Conspiratorial Anti-Zionism: Professor David Miller and the ‘paranoid style’ of politics

For a wide range of ideological extremists, anti-Semitism is still the stupid answer for why what goes wrong with the world happens. Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 26/09/2021 08:25
Michigan State University hit with multiple anti-Semitic incidents over one weekend

Michigan State University hit with multiple anti-Semitic incidents over one weekend

MSU's Jewish studies department is calling for action after a rash of anti-Semitic incidents hits the campus on the same weekend.Dan Verbin, 24/09/2021 16:25
Man arrested in anti-Semitic defacement of Atlanta autism center

Man arrested in anti-Semitic defacement of Atlanta autism center

Suspect arrested by police for August vandalism of Emory University Autism Center, including targeting a Jewish employee with a swastika.Dan Verbin, 23/09/2021 22:49
Ohio park hit with swastika graffiti and 'extreme vandalism'

Ohio park hit with swastika graffiti and 'extreme vandalism'

Powell, Ohio park complex sustains serious damage, after trail defaced with swastika and swimming pool trashed by unknown individuals.Dan Verbin, 23/09/2021 21:10
Mexican Jewish leader targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism, threats to leave town

Mexican Jewish leader targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism, threats to leave town

President of the Jewish community in Merida, Mexico targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism, threatening calls warning him to leave town.Dan Verbin, 23/09/2021 20:09
Man defaced 17 London bus stops with 'Jews are grey aliens'

Man defaced 17 London bus stops with 'Jews are grey aliens'

UK man behind graffiti in Jewish areas of London standing trial on charges of stirring up racial hatred.Dan Verbin, 23/09/2021 16:44
Poll: 65% of Jewish college students feel ‘unsafe’ on campus

Poll: 65% of Jewish college students feel ‘unsafe’ on campus

Survey also finds that half of Jewish students polled hide their Jewish identity to avoid physical or verbal attacks.Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/09/2021 22:09
Huntington latest NY town to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Huntington latest NY town to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Long Island town joins other local municipalities in adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/09/2021 17:51
Maine man accused of threatening to kill Jews during High Holy Days denied bail

Maine man accused of threatening to kill Jews during High Holy Days denied bail

24-year old allegedly posted to Twitter that he wanted to "kill Jews with my AR-15" during the High Holy Days.Dan Verbin, Canada, 17/09/2021 19:08
Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Atlanta high school before Yom Kippur

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Atlanta high school before Yom Kippur

A second Atlanta, Georgia area high school was defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti during the High Holy Days.Dan Verbin, 17/09/2021 15:50
22% of Jewish adult gamers suffered anti-Semitism while playing

22% of Jewish adult gamers suffered anti-Semitism while playing

ADL survey finds more than one in five Jewish adults who play online multiplayer games faced anti-Semitism while playing.Ben Sales/JTA, 16/09/2021 23:29
California teachers union slammed by Jewish advocacy group for anti-Israel resolution

California teachers union slammed by Jewish advocacy group for anti-Israel resolution

StandWithUs calls San Diego union's resolution “disturbing” and full of "misrepresentations."Dan Verbin, 14/09/2021 21:35
Man threatening to 'kill Jews with my AR-15' during Rosh Hashanah arrested in Maine

Man threatening to 'kill Jews with my AR-15' during Rosh Hashanah arrested in Maine

24-year old Buxton, Maine resident faces up to five years in prison for threatening to kill Jews during the High Holy Days.Dan Verbin, 14/09/2021 16:57
Suspect in gang attack on Jewish man in Lyon, France arrested

Suspect in gang attack on Jewish man in Lyon, France arrested

Leader of gang, reportedly a minor, held by police after Jewish man called anti-Semitic slur and assaulted at the end of Rosh Hashanah.Dan Verbin, 13/09/2021 22:56
Vilnius Jewish cemetery defaced with swastika on Rosh Hashanah

Vilnius Jewish cemetery defaced with swastika on Rosh Hashanah

Hate symbol was immediately removed from the Old Jewish Cemetery but shortly after was found again on the same sign.Dan Verbin, 10/09/2021 15:55
Croatia joins growing list of nations boycotting Durban IV event

Croatia joins growing list of nations boycotting Durban IV event

Croatia becomes the latest country to boycott Durban IV over concerns about anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 06/09/2021 18:54
Jewish New Mexico couple's home targeted with swastika

Jewish New Mexico couple's home targeted with swastika

Couple believes they were targeted for being Jewish but with no leads, police unable to launch hate crime investigation.Dan Verbin, 06/09/2021 18:13
Accosted by a hater: What would you do?

Accosted by a hater: What would you do?

How to balance duty to our own safety and that of those in our care with defending our integrity if there is an antisemitic attack? Op-ed.Ben Cohen, 04/09/2021 21:07
London police arrest man following five anti-Semitic assaults

London police arrest man following five anti-Semitic assaults

28-year old suspect in police custody under suspicion of committing five racially motivated attacks.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 22:08
UNWRA head admits PA textbooks contain anti-Semitism and glorification of terrorism

UNWRA head admits PA textbooks contain anti-Semitism and glorification of terrorism

During EU committee hearing, UNWRA chief says the issue needs to be addressed but is criticized for being short on details.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 21:20
NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

Westfield has been the target of multiple swastika vandalism incidents over the last few years.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 20:01
Paris trial opens for 93-year old Jean-Marie Le Pen accused of anti-Semitic incitement

Paris trial opens for 93-year old Jean-Marie Le Pen accused of anti-Semitic incitement

Far right party founder will not appear in person at trial over accusations he made anti-Semitic comment towards French pop singer.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 23:00
New Jewish advocacy org launches initiative to combat campus anti-Semitism

New Jewish advocacy org launches initiative to combat campus anti-Semitism

The Abraham Global Peace Initiative has launched “Campus Declaration Against Antisemitism” to empower students to speak up for their rights.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 16:03
State Department staff call on Blinken to fire employee behind offensive blog

State Department staff call on Blinken to fire employee behind offensive blog

Letter by over 70 Jewish staff members of State Department decries colleague's blog that contains hateful statements about Jews.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 22:56
Angela Merkel awarded prize for working to combat anti-Semitism

Angela Merkel awarded prize for working to combat anti-Semitism

German chancellor awarded Buber-Rosenzweig Medal for fostering Jewish-Christian dialogue and fighting discrimination against Jews.Dan Verbin, 31/08/2021 22:13
Unidentified man who assaulted 5 Jews in London may be from Yorkshire

Unidentified man who assaulted 5 Jews in London may be from Yorkshire

Police using man's "northern accent" as a clue in the search to identify and arrest him.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 23:00
Three sentenced for Ohio anti-Semitic incident

Three sentenced for Ohio anti-Semitic incident

Anti-Semitic and swastika graffiti scrawled on a series of building over six-day period in 2020.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 19:19
French woman arrested for yelling "Heil Hitler" at Jewish family on Shabbat

French woman arrested for yelling "Heil Hitler" at Jewish family on Shabbat

Woman who reversed car up to family and yelled Nazi salute along with calling Jews "the shame of France" faces prison term and large fine.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 18:25
Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

The latest candidate to be targeted is Doug Kobayashi, who is running for a riding on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 16:36
Public School educators’ obsessive hatred of Israel

Public School educators’ obsessive hatred of Israel

Lesson plans that stoke and institutionalize anti-Semitism and demonize the Jewish state. Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 30/08/2021 08:41
UK uni at center of anti-Semitism scandal mocked on social media

UK uni at center of anti-Semitism scandal mocked on social media

University of Bristol asks Twitter users what it is famous for and ends up with a backlash for its failure to tackle campus anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/08/2021 23:08
Swastika spray painted on Jewish family's garage in Cape Code, Massachusetts

Swastika spray painted on Jewish family's garage in Cape Code, Massachusetts

Jewish residents worry the incident might be written off as a prank by kids the way similar anti-Semitic graffiti has been in the past.Dan Verbin, 27/08/2021 17:22
Founder of French website listing high profile Jews facing multiple charges

Founder of French website listing high profile Jews facing multiple charges

Since removed website "I am everywhere" listed figures it claimed where Jewish, and referenced anti-Semitic WWII publication.Dan Verbin, 27/08/2021 15:38
Suspect in stabbing of Boston rabbi to face nine indictments

Suspect in stabbing of Boston rabbi to face nine indictments

Alleged attacker to face multiple counts of assault, battery and violating his victim's constitutional rights.Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 22:58
Jewish New Mexico couple targeted with burning cross in their yard

Jewish New Mexico couple targeted with burning cross in their yard

Newly arrived couple victims of KKK hate symbol attack, police investigating whether hate crime occurred.Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 19:36
Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Liberal candidate for Surrey, British Columbia riding called vandalism of his sign "intolerable."Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 18:01
AJC speaks to US secretaries of state combating about anti-Semitism

AJC speaks to US secretaries of state combating about anti-Semitism

Jewish advocacy group focused on understanding anti-Semitic tropes and symbols and how to protect Jews and build community coalitions.Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 23:00
Report: Far right groups on TikTok using music to get around hate content regulations

Report: Far right groups on TikTok using music to get around hate content regulations

Extremist users posting anti-Semitic content using musical backgrounds and video effects to fool algorithms that detect hate propaganda.Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 22:33
Kraft family partnering with NY advocacy group to fight anti-Semitism

Kraft family partnering with NY advocacy group to fight anti-Semitism

Foundation to Combat Antisemitism joining forces with JewBelong for "Together we beat hate."Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 22:03
B'nai Brith calls out Canadian uni for course on anti-Semitism taught by anti-Zionist prof

B'nai Brith calls out Canadian uni for course on anti-Semitism taught by anti-Zionist prof

B’nai Brith Canada still concerned about risk updated, new course will "promote hostility toward Jews."Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 22:59
NBA player Meyers Leonard speaks about the need for anti-Semitism education

NBA player Meyers Leonard speaks about the need for anti-Semitism education

During ADL virtual seminar, Leonard talks about the March controversy that led him to begin speaking out against anti-Semitism and hate.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 19:06
Simon Wiesenthal Prize honors individuals fighting anti-Semitism

Simon Wiesenthal Prize honors individuals fighting anti-Semitism

New prize, created by the Austrian parliament, will also be awarded for a commitment to Holocaust education.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 18:05
Jewish man slapped at Florida pool in front of his five children in alleged hate crime

Jewish man slapped at Florida pool in front of his five children in alleged hate crime

Man confronts husband of woman who used anti-Semitic slur against another woman and is assaulted, police considering hate crime charges.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 15:52
Ontario teachers union adopts resolution to combat anti-Semitism

Ontario teachers union adopts resolution to combat anti-Semitism

With anti-Semitism at record levels, elementary teachers union has resolved to “establish a task force to combat anti-Semitism in Ontario.”Dan Verbin, 23/08/2021 18:47
Defund Hillel? Defund Rutgers.

Defund Hillel? Defund Rutgers.

Rutgers will likely continue to sit on its hands and allow blatant antisemitism on campus. The larger Jewish community must not do so.Op-edEric Ruskin, 23/08/2021 11:06
Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Torrance police, rocked by earlier scandal involving swastika placed on impounded car, dealing with behavior city's mayor calls "sickening."Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/08/2021 22:04
Australian Jewish org calls on government to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australian Jewish org calls on government to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council says that endorsement would send a message about combating all forms of anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 20/08/2021 17:42
Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

This week has seen the Jewish community targeted multiple times, with signs, a synagogue, baseball field, school and parked car defaced.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 22:42
Scottish first minister promises to tackle rising anti-Semitism

Scottish first minister promises to tackle rising anti-Semitism

Meeting with Scottish Jewish leaders, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reiterates her commitment to combating Jew-hatred in Scotland.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 17:00
UK Jewish org calls for suspension of Bristol prof under investigation

UK Jewish org calls for suspension of Bristol prof under investigation

Board of Deputies calls on University of Bristol to suspend prof pending outcome of investigation into comments made about Jewish students.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 16:37
Maine lawmakers release letter denouncing anti-Semitism

Maine lawmakers release letter denouncing anti-Semitism

Letter comes after a state representative is accused of speaking at an event blamed for spreading anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 15:53
Melbourne hospital fires employee for 'abhorrent' anti-Semitism

Melbourne hospital fires employee for 'abhorrent' anti-Semitism

An employee at a Melbourne hospital was so angry at an illegal engagement party hosted by Jews, he wished them death in the gas chambers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 13:48
American Jewish Committee speaks to US mayors about anti-Semitism

American Jewish Committee speaks to US mayors about anti-Semitism

Virtual training session provides mayors with concrete steps to tackle anti-Semitism coming from the left, right and religious extremists.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 21:36
Canadian city launches police unit to tackle anti-Semitism, hate

Canadian city launches police unit to tackle anti-Semitism, hate

Hamilton, Ontario's Hate Crime Case Review Team will partner police with community agencies to review cases and draft recommendations.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 19:54
NBA player Meyers Leonard to speak at event discussing education to combat anti-Semitism

NBA player Meyers Leonard to speak at event discussing education to combat anti-Semitism

After scandal involving anti-Semitic slur, NBA free agent is now speaking up about the need for anti-Semitism education.Dan Verbin, 16/08/2021 15:52
Chinese state media organ slammed for anti-Semitic cartoon of Sec of State Anthony Blinken

Chinese state media organ slammed for anti-Semitic cartoon of Sec of State Anthony Blinken

Caricature depicts Blinken with oversized Jewish nose, horns, US flag on his back and secret control of the World Health Organization.Dan Verbin, Canada, 13/08/2021 23:04
Holocaust survivors call for legislators to oppose California ethnic studies bill

Holocaust survivors call for legislators to oppose California ethnic studies bill

Holocaust survivors and descendants sign letter urging Jewish legislators in California not to back curriculum accused of anti-Jewish bias.Dan Verbin, 13/08/2021 16:42