Posts Tagged ‘antisemitic’

Jewish Law Professor Resigns In Protest Over ‘Antisemitic’ Opposition To Zionist Genocide In Palestine

Oren Gross, a law professor at the University of Minnesota, has announced his resignation from the university’s Center for Jewish Studies (CJS), charging the institution refuses to believe the stale Zionist propaganda that Israel is “defending” itself as it continues to genocide the Palestinian people and steal their land: On Tuesday, Professor Oren Gross — […]

Now it’s ‘antisemitic’ to say that Israel practices ‘apartheid’

As you are surely aware, advocates for Israel are using an apparent surge in antisemitic attacks to try to delegitimize pro-Palestine advocacy. Part of that effort is a move to characterize the charge that Israel is practicing apartheid as antisemitic. Four pro-Israel congresspeople sent a letter to President Biden yesterday taking aim at fellow Democrats […]

Kevin McCarthy Unveils Bill to Crack Down on Antisemitic Hate Crimes

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. David Kustoff (R-TN) introduced a bill on Tuesday that aims to target antisemitic hate crimes as the United States experiences a surge in attacks on Jews following a bloody 11-day war started by Hamas against Israel, Fox News reports. The bill, entitled the Preventing Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Act, would direct the Department […]

Israel Slams China as Antisemitic over TV Show Saying Jews Have Powerful Lobbies

    Israel’s Embassy in China is protesting what it describes as “blatant antisemitism” on a program run by the overseas channel of state broadcaster CCTV discussing the ongoing violence in Gaza and elsewhere. In a tweet, the embassy said “we have hoped that the times of the ‘Jew’s controlling the world’ conspiracy theories were […]

Report: Significant Rise in UK Antisemitic Incidents During Latest Israel-Hamas Conflict

A new report from the Community Security Trust (CST) nonprofit found that antisemitic incidents in Britain have increased by 250% during the latest Israel-Hamas conflict. The Jewish News reported that, according to CST, there were only seven incidents from May 3-7, and since the conflict began there have been 25 incidents on May 8-12. Some […]

Turkish Jewish Website Hacked by Antisemitic Cyber Warfare Group

A detail of the hacked home page of Turkish Jewish newspaper Salom. Photo: Screenshot. The main news website serving Turkey’s Jewish community was hacked by an antisemitic group on Thursday as an ostensible protest against Israeli military operations against Hamas in Gaza. The home page of the Şalom website was taken down by a group […]

European Jews brace for antisemitic attacks spurred by Gaza conflagration

As the body count in hostilitiesbetween Israelis and Palestinian rises, so do fears that European Jews will be targeted in a phenomenon that many here call “the import of the conflict.” That’s what happened when Hamas and Israel exchanged blows in 2014, triggering the worst wave of antisemitic violence in Europe since the Holocaust in […]

German police block protesters chanting antisemitic slur from synagogue

About 200 protesters of Israel’s actions in Gaza marched to a synagogue in Germany, where some chanted “shitty Jews.” Police pushed the demonstrators, who were waving Palestinian flags, away from the synagogue in Gelsenkirchen, in western Germany, on Wednesday, the German news agency dpa reported. On Wednesday night, a synagogue window was shattered in Mannheim, […]

German Police Detain More Than a Dozen Men for Antisemitic Attacks

Police officers are seen Ostkreuz Station, in Berlin, Germany, Nov. 2, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Annegret Hilse. JNS.org – German police detained more than a dozen men for antisemitic attacks in three cities that included throwing rocks at a synagogue and starting a fire at a memorial for a synagogue destroyed in 1938 in the […]

Actor Lakeith Stanfield apologizes for moderating antisemitic Clubhouse chat

Oscar-nominated actor Lakeith Stanfield apologized in an Instagram post after The Daily Beast reported on Friday that he co-moderated a room on the audio app Clubhouse in which antisemitic remarks were made, Page Six reported on Saturday afternoon.  “I condemn hate speech and discriminatory views of every kind. I unconditionally apologize for what went on in […]

Van Morrison Evokes Antisemitic Trope With New Song ‘They Own the Media’

Sir Van Morrison performs on stage at the British Summertime Festival in Hyde Park Featuring: Van Morrison Where: London, United Kingdom When: 13 Jul 2018 Credit: Neil Lupin/WENN Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison debuted a new song on Thursday titled “They Own the Media,” evoking an age-old antisemitic trope and outraging many fans and critics. In […]

Antisemitic flyers disseminated through two Florida neighborhoods

Antisemitic flyers have been circulating around two communities in St. Petersburg, Florida, according to ABC Action News.Upon discovery of the flyers, local officials denounced the antisemitic sentiments noting that they do not represent the values of the city.“St. Pete is not going to stand for racism, for antisemitism, for this type of hate-filled action,” said […]

Oregon Holocaust memorial defaced with swastikas and antisemitic slurs

 A Holocaust memorial in Portland, Oregon, was defaced with swastikas and antisemitic slurs. Police discovered the vandalism over the weekend covering a wall of the memorial in the Washington Park neighborhood and appearing elsewhere near the memorial, the local NBC affiliate KGW reported. There are no suspects. The memorial was created by Holocaust survivors who […]

Seattle Police investigate man who made antisemitic threats outside Jewish home

After a family in Freemont, Washington alerted police to a man stalking their home, spouting off antisemitic threats throughout the night, law enforcement officials have been instructed to investigate the incident.The man allegedly walked by the woman’s house and performed a Nazi salute on the family’s doorbell camera. He then returned with a makeshift mask, […]

Rising Antisemitic Attacks in Bavaria Driven by Coronavirus Protests, Warns German Monitoring Report

A participant at a demonstration in Munich on May 9 carries a sign comparing coronavirus precautions with the atrocities of Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor known as the “Angel of Death.” Photo: @robertandreasch/Twitter. Antisemitic incidents recorded in Bavaria, a southwestern state in Germany, rose by about 30% during 2020 versus the previous year, according to […]

Holocaust Memorial in Portland, Oregon Vandalized With Swastikas, Antisemitic Symbols

The memorial to the Holocaust in Portland, Oregon. Photo: Cory Tucker/Google Maps. Police in Portland, Oregon were on Monday investigating a serious act of vandalism to the city’s Holocaust memorial, which was daubed with pro-Nazi graffiti by unidentified assailants. The vandals sprayed the memorial with swastikas and the number “1488” — code in neo-Nazi circles […]

Chinese embassy tweets and deletes antisemitic cartoon

The Chinese Embassy in Japan last Thursday tweeted an antisemitic cartoon and then deleted it at the behest of Israel’s Foreign Ministry.The cartoon featured an image of the Grim Reaper wearing an American flag and carrying a scythe with the Israeli flag as he goes door to door and leaves a bloody trail behind him. […]

Did Sean Hannity use an antisemitic trope in ‘Bolshevik Bernie’ tweet?

Fox News host and right-wing media personality Sean Hannity received a wave of criticism on Friday night after tweeting an article from his website which users have argued features an age-old antisemitic trope. BOLSHEVIK BERNIE: Sanders Says Dems Just ‘Beginning to Create an Economy That Works For All’ https://t.co/P2Z0KoGFvQ — Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) April 30, […]

UConn student arrested, charged with antisemitic hate crime

A student at the University of Connecticut was arrested for allegedly spray-painting a swastika near the university’s Hillel building during Passover and charged with a hate crime, The Hill reported Friday.Kristopher Pieper, 21, was charged with third-degree intimidation based on bias and third-degree criminal mischief, according to the Hartford Courant which cited university police. Police […]

‘Disgraceful’ ‘antisemitic’ ‘hatchet job’ — HRW’s ‘apartheid’ report draws blood from Israel lobby

The bombshell Human Rights Watch report that came out yesterday accusing Israel of committing crimes of apartheid and persecution toward Palestinians in many areas of its governance follows in a long tradition of such charges, including from a leading Israeli human rights groups in January, B’Tselem. Yet the HRW report is clearly different. It is […]

Antisemitic incidents in Austria hit record in 2020, report says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

‘Killing a dog is worse than murdering a Jew’: The antisemitic injustice of France’s Sarah Halimi trial

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

After fans chant antisemitic slogans, Dutch chief rabbi to hold town hall

Following antisemitic slogans chanted by fans of the Arnhem-based Vitesse football club ahead of a match against Amsterdam’s Ajax football club, Dutch religious officials are set to meet for a town hall to discuss how to move forward.The crowd chanted “Hamas, Hamas, Jews to the gas,” before the match against the Ajax.Dutch Chief Rabbi and […]

Venice Beach man removes antisemitic graffiti, cleans up streets

Venice Beach resident Daniel Khalili has been removing antisemitic graffiti appearing near Abbott Kinney this week.  Khalili posted a video to Instagram this week in which he can be seen spray-painting over graffiti, applied with a stencil, that reads “the Jew is guilty.”  “It was in a stencil, so obviously someone had done this beforehand,” […]

‘You Know As Well As I Do, Jews Are Jews’: Chicago Alderman Indicted on Multiple Corruption Charges Made Antisemitic Comment

Chicago Alderman Ed Burke, under indictment for corruption, allegedly made an antisemitic remark. Photo: Screenshot. A Chicago city legislator in court this week on multiple counts of corruption made an antisemitic comment about a Jewish lawyer, federal prosecutors alleged this week. 77-year-old Alderman Ed Burke, the longtime dean of the Chicago City Council, was described […]

Despite COVID lockdowns, antisemitic incidents rise in Berlin

The number of antisemitic incidents documented in Berlin last year increased by 13% over 2019, despite the city’s multiple COVID-19 lockdowns that have kept people at home. Berlin’s Research and Information Center Antisemitism, or RIAS, recorded 1,004 antisemitic incidents in the German capital last year, 118 more than there were in 2019, RIAS wrote in […]

Conservatives more likely than liberals to hold antisemitic views -survey

Should Jews concentrate their energy on combating the far right? Or should they focus on fighting anti-Israel bias on campus? How do questions of race relations in the United States play into anti-Jewish bigotry? As antisemitism has risen in the United States in recent years, these questions have preoccupied and divided Jewish leaders, activists and […]

Argentine businessman calls Jewish CEO a ‘Moishe’ in antisemitic post

The businessman known as Buenos Aires’ “King of Meat” singled out three Argentine Jewish businessmen in social media posts, including one with an antisemitic epithet. Alberto Samid — who founded a butcher company and fast food chain and in the late 1980s was an adviser to Argentine President Carlos Menem — published photos of Marcos […]

Hit Social Media App Clubhouse Under Fire for Antisemitic Content

A smartphone running the social media app Clubhouse. Photo: Marco Verch/Flickr. The social media app Clubhouse, which allows large numbers of people to interact by live voice chat in “rooms” on specific topics, faced a new storm of controversy on Sunday after antisemitic content in several of their rooms was exposed online. Clubhouse, whose popularity […]

‘Every Day There Are Three Antisemitic Attacks in Berlin’: New Report Illustrates Threat Faced by Jews in German Capital

Anti-Nazi demonstrators in Berlin. Photo: Reuters/Imago Images. More than 1,000 antisemitic incidents were recorded in Berlin during 2020, marking a rise of nearly 20 percent on the previous year, new research published on Monday revealed. According to RIAS — an antisemitism monitoring institute based in the German capital — a total of 1004 antisemitic incidents […]

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