Posts Tagged ‘antisemitic’

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

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

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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 […]

Ilhan Omar’s antisemitic comment was a rumor – fact check

A satirical article’s headline – alleging Congresswoman Ilhan Omar said police should not exist because some officers are Jewish – is being taken seriously by users re-spreading an old post. Reuters found no evidence of Omar ever making such statements, which appear to have been fabricated by a satire site. This post about Omar, the […]

European initiative tries to combat COVID-induced antisemitic conspiracies

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating effects on entire communities and countries around the world. The extent of the social and financial damage caused by the pandemic will probably only become evident in the following years. One concerning trend the pandemic seems to have encouraged is the rise of antisemitic and anti-Israel sentiment generating from conspiracy theories […]

Politicians in Berlin Call for Total Ban on Upcoming Antisemitic ‘Quds Day’ Rally

Demonstrators in Berlin brandish Turkish and Palestinian flags as they burn an Israeli flag during a 2017 protest. Photo: Jüdisches Forum für Demokratie und gegen Antisemitismus. Politicians in Berlin are calling for an outright ban on this year’s “Al Quds Day” March and rally currently scheduled to take place in the German capital on May […]

Antisemitic assaults drop 19% worldwide due to COVID-19, study finds

A 19% decrease in the number of antisemitic assaults recorded worldwide in 2020 from the previous year was attributed to lockdowns connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an annual report published Wednesday. The lockdowns limited personal interactions generally, the authors of the Report on Antisemitism Worldwide said. There were 371 cases of physical assaults last […]

Italian Holocaust survivor ‘senator for life’, gets antisemitic threats

The reassuring speeches, the morale-boosting flyovers and the evening balcony applause for medical staff have done little to impress 90-year-old Liliana Segre. A prominent lawmaker in her native Italy who barely survived Auschwitz as a teenager, she has maintained a sober attitude throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, which hit Italy early and hard in February 2020. […]

Amy Acton, who faced antisemitic backlash, won’t run for senate

Calling for a “kinder” civil society, Dr. Amy Acton, the Jewish Ohio Department of Health director who resigned last year after her pandemic shutdown orders sparked rage and an antisemitic backlash, said she was no longer considering a U.S. Senate run. “I know many of us are tired of the vitriol and hate,” Acton, a […]

New Study Shows That The More Educated People Are, The More Likely They Are To Hold Antisemitic Views

[Pictured clockwise: Arthur Schopenhauer, Nikola Tesla, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound] For years Jewish advocacy and supremacist groups like the Anti-Defamation League have claimed that “antisemitism” — like other forms of “racism” — is born out of ignorance and a lack of education, but a new study conducted by the Jewish magazine Tablet shows that the […]

Capitol Hill ramming attacker member of antisemitic Nation of Islam org.

Noah Green, 25, of Newport News, Virginia, was named as the suspect in the ramming attack at the northern barricade of Capitol Hill on Friday night, multiple media organizations reported, citing police. Green spoke on Facebook about the “end times,” the anti-Christ and government “mind control,” according to the reports. He also said he was […]

Norwegian Broadcaster Includes Antisemitic Blood Libel About Matzah in Easter, Passover Quiz

A screenshot of the NRK quiz. Photo: Screenshot. The Norwegian government-owned broadcasting company NRK featured an antisemitic blood libel in a quiz about Easter and Passover published on its website on Thursday.  The eighth question in the quiz, entitled “a very special bread,” shows a picture of young boy holding pieces of matzah. Readers are […]

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