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Bus full of UK Jewish teens celebrating Hanukkah attacked by angry mob

Bus full of UK Jewish teens celebrating Hanukkah attacked by angry mob

Violent youths attempt to smash bus windows while hurling anti-Semitic abuse, spitting and making Nazi salutes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2021 16:50
Shine A Light campaign illuminates dangers of anti-Semitism

Shine A Light campaign illuminates dangers of anti-Semitism

Initiative by 60 Jewish and non-Jewish orgs running throughout Hanukkah illuminates the dangers of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2021 15:52
Canadian PM reappoints former Justice Minister as anti-Semitism envoy

Canadian PM reappoints former Justice Minister as anti-Semitism envoy

Irwin Cotler reappointed Canada’s Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combatting Antisemitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2021 06:37
Massachusetts to require genocide education in high schools

Massachusetts to require genocide education in high schools

Following high-profile anti-Semitic incidents, Massachusetts lawmakers vote to require genocide education in high schools.Penny Schwartz, JTA, 27/11/2021 19:09
Belgrade Jewish cemetery building attacked, axe thrown through window

Belgrade Jewish cemetery building attacked, axe thrown through window

European Jewish Association Chairman expresses solidarity with community, takes matter up with Serbian Minister of Internal Affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2021 12:27
Biden taps his 2020 campaign's Jewish outreach chief as deputy anti-Semitism envoy

Biden taps his 2020 campaign's Jewish outreach chief as deputy anti-Semitism envoy

As Republicans delay Deborah Lipstadt’s nomination, Biden names Aaron Keyak to be deputy anti-Semitism monitor.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 24/11/2021 09:03
Israeli squash team says to sue if it can’t compete in world championships in Malaysia

Israeli squash team says to sue if it can’t compete in world championships in Malaysia

Israel Squash Association to sue World Squash Federation if it does not ensure the team can compete in the world championships next month.Shira Hanau/JTA, 23/11/2021 20:40
Holocaust survivor celebrates 92nd birthday - with Israeli Pres. Herzog

Holocaust survivor celebrates 92nd birthday - with Israeli Pres. Herzog

At UK event on anti-Semitism, Israeli Pres. Herzog praises Holocaust survivor for 'unbreakable will to overcome darkest evil.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2021 19:41
Pakistan-born UK athlete apologizes for anti-Semitic remarks

Pakistan-born UK athlete apologizes for anti-Semitic remarks

UK athlete who exposed racism in cricket revealed to have made anti-Semitic remarks.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/11/2021 19:17
1/4 European Jews consider leaving, survey finds

1/4 European Jews consider leaving, survey finds

Jewish leaders increasingly concerned about antisemitism, with 23% of Jews saying the are considering emigrating.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 18/11/2021 22:25
Some say this college is 'hostile' to Jewish students - and others disagree

Some say this college is 'hostile' to Jewish students - and others disagree

A pro-Israel group says Hunter College is ‘pervasively hostile’ to Jewish students. Jews on campus disagree.Ben Sales, JTA, 18/11/2021 08:33
Is anti-Zionism necessarily anti-Semitic?

Is anti-Zionism necessarily anti-Semitic?

That question can be answered by anti-Zionists after they complete the questionnaire in the article below. Op-ed.Rafael Castro, 17/11/2021 21:00
B'nai Brith Canada proposes plan to fight antisemitism

B'nai Brith Canada proposes plan to fight antisemitism

B’nai Brith Canada proposes four-point action plan to the Government in hopes of combating increasing antisemitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2021 06:31
Poland arrests three in connection with antisemitic protest

Poland arrests three in connection with antisemitic protest

Poland’s Interior Minister says three people arrested following demonstration in which participants shouted “Death to the Jews!”Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2021 01:17
Watch: Polish nationalists shout 'death to Jews' at a rally

Watch: Polish nationalists shout 'death to Jews' at a rally

‘Death to Jews,’ Polish nationalists shout while burning book about Jews. Foreign Min.: 'Polish gov't must deal harshly with all involved.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/11/2021 17:58
18-year-old suspect arrested in Austin synagogue arson case

18-year-old suspect arrested in Austin synagogue arson case

Teen arrested over Halloween fire that damaged Austin, Texas synagogue, amid string of anti-Semitic incidents in the city.Shira Hanau, JTA, 11/11/2021 20:45
WJC Pres: Israel's enemies trying to defeat it politically

WJC Pres: Israel's enemies trying to defeat it politically

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder says Israel's enemies failed to defeat it militarily or economically, now seek a new way.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2021 16:05
French lawmaker: Jewish far-right leader Éric Zemmour part of the anti-Semitism problem

French lawmaker: Jewish far-right leader Éric Zemmour part of the anti-Semitism problem

Marion Lenne, centrist French lawmaker, slams presidential candidate Éric Zemmour for 'strengthening clichés about Jews, double allegiance.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/11/2021 13:15
Murderer of French Holocaust survivor sent to life in prison

Murderer of French Holocaust survivor sent to life in prison

French court sentences killer of Mireille Knoll to life imprisonment with no possibility of parole for 22 years.Elad Benari, 11/11/2021 00:03
Teenager arrested after waving machete in front of French Jewish school

Teenager arrested after waving machete in front of French Jewish school

Teen hurls marbles at students, calling 'dirty Jews', while brandishing machete in front of Jewish high school in France.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 09/11/2021 14:14
Israeli minister: 'COVID-19 became a weapon to weaponize Jews as scapegoat'

Israeli minister: 'COVID-19 became a weapon to weaponize Jews as scapegoat'

At Austria’s national Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Vienna, Diaspora Min. Nachman Shai warns against rising tide of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 13:42
Anti-Israel activists protest wounded IDF veterans' visit to New Jersey college

Anti-Israel activists protest wounded IDF veterans' visit to New Jersey college

Anti-Israel protesters surround meeting of wounded IDF veterans with students on Stockton University campus in New Jersey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2021 18:38
First European Commission Coordinator on Combatting Antisemitism receives award

First European Commission Coordinator on Combatting Antisemitism receives award

Conference of European Rabbis presents Katharina Von Schnurbein with prestigious Rabbi Moshe Rosen Prize.Yoni Kempinski, 04/11/2021 20:03
Twitter’s new curator for Middle East news apologizes for anti-Israel tweets

Twitter’s new curator for Middle East news apologizes for anti-Israel tweets

Fadah Jassem, newly hired to curate news coverage of the Middle East and North Africa, apologizes for past tweets about Israel.Gabe Stutman/JTA, 03/11/2021 23:03
‘It’s the Jews’: An antisemitic tirade at an Arizona school board meeting spurs debate

‘It’s the Jews’: An antisemitic tirade at an Arizona school board meeting spurs debate

Phoenix-area school board under fire after members ignore antisemitic tirade at meeting by woman condemning 'the Jews'.Nicole Raz, JTA, 03/11/2021 07:10
'Destruction of Torah scroll reminiscent of earlier times'

'Destruction of Torah scroll reminiscent of earlier times'

Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai reacts to break-in at Jewish fraternity in DC university, destruction of sacred scroll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2021 17:11
Members of Congress call for greater access to Jewish TV programming

Members of Congress call for greater access to Jewish TV programming

5 members of Congress call on cable and satellite TV providers to increase access to Jewish-themed programming to against antisemitism.Shira Hanau, JTA, 01/11/2021 15:01
Torah scroll destroyed during break-in at Washington DC fraternity

Torah scroll destroyed during break-in at Washington DC fraternity

Vandals break into fraternity house at George Washington University, tear apart Torah scroll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2021 08:03
London synagogue defaced with swastikas

London synagogue defaced with swastikas

Police arrest 16-year-old on suspicion of defacing a synagogue in Camden with swastikas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2021 06:40
Far-right politician 'may be Jewish, but doesn't speak for Jewish community'

Far-right politician 'may be Jewish, but doesn't speak for Jewish community'

A far-right Jew could make political history in France. Many French Jews say he’s dangerous.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 29/10/2021 10:20
Noam Chomsky: Apology for anti-Semitism 'serious blow to academic freedom'

Noam Chomsky: Apology for anti-Semitism 'serious blow to academic freedom'

Noam Chomsky says Scottish university newspaper shouldn’t apologize for article it deemed ‘anti-Semitic.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 28/10/2021 12:58
Sunrise NYC rejects decision by DC affiliate that shunned ‘Zionist’ groups

Sunrise NYC rejects decision by DC affiliate that shunned ‘Zionist’ groups

New York affiliate of youth environmental group condemns DC affiliate for calling for removal of 3 Jewish organizations.Julia Gergely/JTA, 27/10/2021 16:37
Spanish fascist, 18, receives German Nazi scholarship

Spanish fascist, 18, receives German Nazi scholarship

'The Hamas connection, viewed as an ally of the extreme left, is now revealed in the Nazi camp.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2021 12:56
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'End online anonymity to tackle hate crime'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'End online anonymity to tackle hate crime'

Top European rabbi calls to end online anonymity. 'Direct link between online hate crime and physical violence in the real world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2021 12:18
Survey: 1/3 of Jewish students experienced anti-Semitism in last year

Survey: 1/3 of Jewish students experienced anti-Semitism in last year

Hillel, ALD survey finds Jewish college students experienced large amount of anti-Semitism during the coronavirus pandemic.Philissa Cramer/JTA, 26/10/2021 16:09
Israeli, American, African stars unite to raise awareness of increasing antisemitism

Israeli, American, African stars unite to raise awareness of increasing antisemitism

Grammy-winning American Christian stars join some of the biggest names in Israeli music to record “The Blessing Israel”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2021 10:39
Poll: American Jews increasingly fear far-left anti-Semitism

Poll: American Jews increasingly fear far-left anti-Semitism

New survey finds 40% of American Jews changed their behavior over fears of anti-Semitism.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 26/10/2021 07:38
Canadian government pledges to tackle anti-Semitism

Canadian government pledges to tackle anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada expresses optimism following Government of Canada’s pledge to tackle anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 26/10/2021 03:58
Neo-Nazi group hangs ‘Vax the Jews’ banner in Austin, Texas

Neo-Nazi group hangs ‘Vax the Jews’ banner in Austin, Texas

'Goyim Defense League' hangs 'Vax the Jews' banner blocks away from synagogues and Jewish community center in Austin, Texas.Shira Hanau, JTA, 25/10/2021 12:41
Sunrise Movement: 'Sunrise DC's statement not in line with our values'

Sunrise Movement: 'Sunrise DC's statement not in line with our values'

Sunrise movement: DC chapter’s singling out of Jewish groups is ‘anti-Semitic and unacceptable.’Ron Kampeas, JTA, 24/10/2021 07:43
Austria: Syrian man sent to jail for anti-Semitic attacks

Austria: Syrian man sent to jail for anti-Semitic attacks

Austrian court hands a 32-year-old Syrian a three-year jail term for vandalizing a synagogue and other anti-Semitic attacks.Elad Benari, 22/10/2021 05:33
Pandemic led to new wave of anti-Semitism online, study says

Pandemic led to new wave of anti-Semitism online, study says

Pandemic hate: IFFSE research condemns wave of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia since COVID-19 outbreakArutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2021 13:42
Shelf-help: Librarians are asking how they can help fight anti-Semitism.

Shelf-help: Librarians are asking how they can help fight anti-Semitism.

Shelf-help: Librarians are asking how to turn their archives into weapons against anti-Semitism.Julia Gergely, JTA, 17/10/2021 12:03
Sweden: 'Holocaust was a scam' projected onto synagogue

Sweden: 'Holocaust was a scam' projected onto synagogue

Police investigating after ‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish synagogue during international anti-Semitism conference.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/10/2021 07:28
Australia to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australia to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

'Anti-Semitism has no place in Australia or anywhere in the world,' Australian PM Scott Morrison says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2021 15:29
Sweden: City of Malmö hosts conference on combating anti-Semitism

Sweden: City of Malmö hosts conference on combating anti-Semitism

With dozens of world leaders watching, Sweden looks to turn around its reputation on anti-Semitism.Katarzyna Andersz, JTA, 15/10/2021 14:10
Canada's special envoy on anti-Semitism will be permanent role

Canada's special envoy on anti-Semitism will be permanent role

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announces that job of Canada's special envoy on fighting anti-Semitism is now a permanent role.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 02:57
EU plan to fight anti-Semitism ‘not serious,’ Jewish community leaders say

EU plan to fight anti-Semitism ‘not serious,’ Jewish community leaders say

Jewish leaders call out lack of mention of shechita, Brit Milah bans in new Eu plan to combat anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 13/10/2021 19:24
Poll: Anti-Jewish sentiment and violence against Jews are 'essentially unrelated'

Poll: Anti-Jewish sentiment and violence against Jews are 'essentially unrelated'

Does the number of violent assaults on Jews convey a country’s anti-Semitism level? No, a European poll says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/10/2021 09:06
'Jews exploit Holocaust, run secret networks,' many Europeans say

'Jews exploit Holocaust, run secret networks,' many Europeans say

Europe-wide survey unveils disturbing findings on anti-Semitism ahead of EJA conference.Yitzchak Kelman, Brussels, 12/10/2021 13:39
Leading mayoral candidate in Rome apologizes for Holocaust comments decried as antisemitic

Leading mayoral candidate in Rome apologizes for Holocaust comments decried as antisemitic

Leading Rome mayoral candidate apologizes after being accused of anti-Semitism for Holocaust comments.Simone Somekh, JTA, 11/10/2021 07:51
Israeli man assaulted in Berlin

Israeli man assaulted in Berlin

Man wearing pullover with IDF emblem attacked at Berlin train station by assailant who made comment about his faith.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2021 19:26
Anti-Semitic vandalism discovered at Auschwitz

Anti-Semitic vandalism discovered at Auschwitz

Nine barracks at Auschwitz-Birkenau spray-painted with anti-Semitic phrases and slogans denying the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 06/10/2021 03:02
101 Jewish communities to get help funding security

101 Jewish communities to get help funding security

Amid antisemitism concerns, 101 local Jewish federations to spend $54M on improving security.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 05/10/2021 08:50
Ambassador Erdan prevented from exposing UNRWA's anti-Semitism

Ambassador Erdan prevented from exposing UNRWA's anti-Semitism

UN security guards prevent Ambassador Gilad Erdan from showing evidence of UNRWA anti-Semitism.Ido Ben Porat, 04/10/2021 23:31
UK professor who called Jewish students ‘pawns’ of Israel fired over comments

UK professor who called Jewish students ‘pawns’ of Israel fired over comments

British university fires professor who accused Israel of 'ethnic cleansing' and called Jewish students 'pawns' of Israel.Shira Hanau, JTA, 03/10/2021 21:41
In Virginia, elections flier invokes age-old anti-Semitism

In Virginia, elections flier invokes age-old anti-Semitism

GOP flier in Virginia House race shows Jewish Democrat and a pile of gold coins.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 01/10/2021 07:40