Tag: Anti-Semitism

American Anthropological Association rejects BDS resolution

In a massive blow to the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (BDS) movement, the American Anthropological Association voted to reject a resolution for the academic boycott of Israel, it was announced Tuesday.   The resolution, which sought to officially adopt a boycott to refrain from formal collaborations with Israeli academic institutions, though not of individual academics, was […]

French Jews flee Paris suburbs over rising anti-Semitism

Le Raincy (France) (AFP) – When Alain Benhamou walked into his apartment near Paris in July 2015 and saw the words “dirty Jew” scrawled on the wall, he knew it was time to leave.   It was his second such break-in in less than three months and the 71-year-old no longer felt welcome in Bondy, […]

Anti-Semitism combatted before the UN

A nationally recognized Christian legal organization is battling against the anti-Israel Boycott Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement by bringing its challenge before leaders at the United Nations in New York City this week.   Addressing the anti-Israel sentiments spreading across America, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) is fighting to expose the serious […]

Victims of anti-Semitism remembered by the Jewish Agency

Each year on Yom Hazikaron – Remembrance Day for the Fallen and Victims of Terror – the Jewish Agency conducts a memorial ceremony that also includes the commemoration of Diaspora Jews who were murdered for no reason other than the fact that they were Jews.   Because each victim is an individual with a personal […]

The hard left is spreading the insidious virus of anti-Semitism

The time has come to give the lie to a myth that has not only dominated recent headlines, but that has poisoned public discourse on anti-Semitism and Israel for decades.   It is astonishing to see figures on the hard Left of the British political spectrum presuming to define the relationship between Judaism and Zionism […]

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews

WASHINGTON (JTA) — In his Holocaust Remembrance Day message, President Barack Obama called for solidarity with Jews facing anti-Semitism in Europe and on campuses.   “Today, and every day, we stand in solidarity with the Jewish community both at home and abroad,” Obama said in his statement released Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of commemorations. […]

Siren brings Israel to a halt as country marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israel commemorated the six million Jews who were murdered by Nazis in the Holocaust on Thursday with a two minute siren that brought the country to a halt at 10 a.m.   Events marking Holocaust Remembrance Day began on Wednesday evening at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.   At that ceremony, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned […]

Jerusalem Post Editorial: UNESCO fiasco

When Palestinians, Muslims, anti-Semites or, for that matter, The New York Times, question whether a Jewish temple ever stood on the Temple Mount, the motivation is political, not the pursuit of archeological fact.   The underlying assumption is that if Jews’ ties to Jerusalem and to the Temple can be denied or questioned, it serves […]

Anti-Semitism in Austria up by more than 80%

The number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in Austria increased more than 80 percent last year, the Austrian Forum Against Anti-Semitism said on Wednesday, according to the Reuters news agency.   The group said that reported internet postings denouncing Jews more than doubled during that time.   The forum, which began monitoring anti-Semitic incidents in 2003, […]

Is anti-Semitism common in Croatia?

Is anti-Semitism common in Croatia? • By EFRAIM ZUROFF Imagine the following scenario: The Israeli national football (soccer) team is invited to Germany for a friendly match. The game is attended by the German prime minister and education and sports minister, as well as the resident Israeli ambassador. Everything starts out as planned, the national […]