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Five students suing Australian state gov for anti-Semitic bullying

Five students suing Australian state gov for anti-Semitic bullying

Jewish students of Melbourne high school suing state of Victoria and school staff alleging they faced years of anti-Semitic harassment.Dan Verbin, Canada, 26/11/2021 16:23
Vandal defaces historic Boise, Idaho building with swastika, neo-Nazi '666' tag

Vandal defaces historic Boise, Idaho building with swastika, neo-Nazi '666' tag

Boise police are asking for information after anti-Semitic graffiti was spray painted on the front of a historic downtown building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2021 19:52
German Jewish leader: 'Targeted action' needed to combat increasing anti-Semitism

German Jewish leader: 'Targeted action' needed to combat increasing anti-Semitism

Central Council of Jews in Germany President Josef Schuster reacts to a report documenting the May surge in anti-Semitism in Berlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2021 17:40
ADL accuses Michigan politician of sending email with anti-Semitic tropes

ADL accuses Michigan politician of sending email with anti-Semitic tropes

The Michigan chapter of the ADL is accusing a Birmingham, Michigan politician of sending an email containing anti-Jewish tropes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2021 16:07
Ohio man gets jail term, $50,000 fine for harassing Jewish neighbours

Ohio man gets jail term, $50,000 fine for harassing Jewish neighbours

Columbus, Ohio man repeatedly threatened and yelled anti-Semitic obscenities at his Jewish neighbours, and also threw rocks at their house.Dan Verbin, 24/11/2021 21:38
Amazon removes ‘Gas the Jews’ wine tumbler after complaints

Amazon removes ‘Gas the Jews’ wine tumbler after complaints

Offensive holiday tumbler was being sold by a third party vendor and was removed after Amazon was contacted by Jewish groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2021 21:41
Anti-Semitic graffiti visible for weeks in Florida town

Anti-Semitic graffiti visible for weeks in Florida town

Anti-Semitic symbols and messages spray painted on a road in Lehigh Acres, Florida were finally removed weeks after they were discovered.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2021 22:54
Toronto Jews rally outside school board office, call for condemnation of anti-Semitism

Toronto Jews rally outside school board office, call for condemnation of anti-Semitism

After lack of response to student walkout featuring Hamas slogans, Jewish community protests outside Toronto school board headquarters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2021 17:56
Jewish CUNY prof found to have been discriminated against

Jewish CUNY prof found to have been discriminated against

Commission rules that a Jewish CUNY prof was discriminated against by faculty caucus that purposely held meetings on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2021 16:17
Palestinian Authority children magazine encourages violence against Israel

Palestinian Authority children magazine encourages violence against Israel

Blaring anti-Semitism and anti-Zionist propaganda are being published by the magazine Waed, targeting Palestinian Arab youth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2021 11:03
Brooklyn Jewish woman asked ‘Are you a Jew?’ and then slapped

Brooklyn Jewish woman asked ‘Are you a Jew?’ and then slapped

Assault of Jewish woman is the latest in a string of recent anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn.Dan Verbin, Canada, 19/11/2021 21:01
Northern California town marches against anti-Semitism

Northern California town marches against anti-Semitism

Thousands of residents of the northern California town of Los Gatos marched against recent local incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti.Dan Verbin, Canada, 19/11/2021 17:22
Report: Social media algorithms propagating ‘disturbing’ level of anti-Semitism

Report: Social media algorithms propagating ‘disturbing’ level of anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada study finds that more needs to be done to combat anti-Semitism found using algorithms on social media platforms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2021 22:58
Indiana University task force to tackle campus anti-Semitism

Indiana University task force to tackle campus anti-Semitism

Task force to deal with increase in campus anti-Semitism in light of recent serious incidents, including theft of dozens of mezuzahs.Dan Verbin, 17/11/2021 21:19
Eleven-year old boy repeatedly attacked near Paris for being Jewish

Eleven-year old boy repeatedly attacked near Paris for being Jewish

Two 14-year old suspects who allegedly attacked the boy every day for a week expected to face anti-Semitic violence charges.Dan Verbin, 17/11/2021 19:57
Holocaust memorial defaced in Oviedo, Spain

Holocaust memorial defaced in Oviedo, Spain

Vandalism of Oviedo memorial denounced by the local Jewish community and the EJC, who are both calling for action from Spanish authorities.Dan Verbin, 17/11/2021 15:28
March of Life honours 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht

March of Life honours 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht

Heinz Reuss, international director of March of Life, spoke to Arutz Sheva about speaking out against anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, 16/11/2021 21:52
Labour leader Keir Starmer slams 'anti-Zionist anti-Semitism'

Labour leader Keir Starmer slams 'anti-Zionist anti-Semitism'

During keynote speech at Labour Friends of Israel lunch, Starmer details his work to rid his party of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2021 19:23
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
Hundreds rally in Austin against recent acts of anti-Semitism

Hundreds rally in Austin against recent acts of anti-Semitism

Hundreds of people demonstrated in Austin on Sunday in support of Jewish community in the wake of a series of anti-Semitic incidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2021 17:33
Chief Rabbi of Poland calls anti-Semitic march 'A big test case'

Chief Rabbi of Poland calls anti-Semitic march 'A big test case'

Poland's Chief Rabbi talks with Arutz Sheva about the implications of the anti-Semitic march on Poland's Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff , 14/11/2021 20:38
Man threatens to run over Jews at Rockland County, New York planning meeting

Man threatens to run over Jews at Rockland County, New York planning meeting

New York State Police Hate Crimes Task Force investigating after man's violent rhetoric about Jews at local planning meeting.Dan Verbin, Canada, 12/11/2021 22:52
European anti-Semitism envoy honored by Vienna Jewish community

European anti-Semitism envoy honored by Vienna Jewish community

Katharina von Schnurbein, European Commission Coordinator on combating anti-Semitism, receives Friedrich and Marietta Torberg Medal.Arutz Sheva Staff, Canada, 12/11/2021 19:11
Crown Heights Jewish man punched in the face, called anti-Semitic slur

Crown Heights Jewish man punched in the face, called anti-Semitic slur

Visibly Jewish man was accosted by five men, one of whom punched him in the face and called him an anti-Semitic slur.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/11/2021 18:01
Dutch Chief Rabbi: More talk is not enough to fight anti-Semitism

Dutch Chief Rabbi: More talk is not enough to fight anti-Semitism

Arutz Sheva speaks with Rabbi Binyomin Jacobst, chief rabbi of the Chief Rabbinate of the Netherlands, at the EJA conference in Poland.Yoni Kempinski, 11/11/2021 21:55
Why academic departments should steer clear of anti-Israel activism

Why academic departments should steer clear of anti-Israel activism

When whole academic departments issue statements of solidarity with the Palestinians, the intellectual carelessness is apparent. Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 11/11/2021 09:15
The ADL convenes a summit of anti-Semites to fight anti-Semitism

The ADL convenes a summit of anti-Semites to fight anti-Semitism

The Anti-Defamation League allies with haters of Israel, Hamas apologists and blood libelers. Op-ed.Daniel Greenfield, 11/11/2021 08:46
B'nai Brith commends sentence for men who defaced Ontario synagogue

B'nai Brith commends sentence for men who defaced Ontario synagogue

B’nai Brith has commended the judicial system for holding to account two men who vandalized a Hamilton, Ontario synagogue in October 2019.Dan Verbin, 10/11/2021 16:48
UK universities adopting anti-Semitism guidelines as abuse soars

UK universities adopting anti-Semitism guidelines as abuse soars

Nearly 100 British universities have adopted the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism as reported incidents double in the last two years.Dan Verbin, 10/11/2021 15:53
ZOA: Civil rights office needs to prioritize fighting anti-Semitism

ZOA: Civil rights office needs to prioritize fighting anti-Semitism

ZOA to civil rights office: Make fighting anti-Semitism a priority and stop ignoring cases affecting Jewish students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 22:21
EU rights watchdog: Pandemic has led to 'rekindling' of anti-Semitism

EU rights watchdog: Pandemic has led to 'rekindling' of anti-Semitism

European Agency for Fundamental Rights finds that anti-Semitism, including conspiracy theories blaming Jews for the pandemic, is increasing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 19:30
ADL honors L’Oreal chairman with Courage Against Hate Award

ADL honors L’Oreal chairman with Courage Against Hate Award

Award is in recognition of Jean-Paul Agon's commitment to confronting anti-Semitism in society and advancing corporate inclusion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 18:53
American Jewish Committee awards $50,000 to youth ideas to combat anti-Semitism

American Jewish Committee awards $50,000 to youth ideas to combat anti-Semitism

ACJ has awarded $50,000 to programs created by young Jews as part of its Disrupt Antisemitism initiative.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2021 22:02
String of anti-Semitic incidents continues in Texas

String of anti-Semitic incidents continues in Texas

San Marcos is the latest Texas city in the last few weeks to be targeted by anti-Semitic incidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2021 21:15
EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism an urgent problem, can no longer be ignored

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism an urgent problem, can no longer be ignored

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, Chairman of EJA, speaks to Arutz Sheva about combating anti-Semitism and Holocaust education in Europe.Yoni Kempinski, 08/11/2021 19:50
Anti-Semitic vandal defaces South Carolina city event space

Anti-Semitic vandal defaces South Carolina city event space

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on parking structure next to popular park and event space in Rock Hill, South Carolina.Dan Verbin, Canada, 05/11/2021 17:50
Watch: UK soccer fans harass Jewish man with anti-Semitic chant

Watch: UK soccer fans harass Jewish man with anti-Semitic chant

UK soccer fans onboard flight to Belgium harangue haredi passenger with anti-Jewish chant.Arutz Sheva Staff , 05/11/2021 14:14
Mezuzah vandalized at George Washington University

Mezuzah vandalized at George Washington University

Incident comes only days after a Torah in the university’s Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house was desecrated.Dan Verbin, 04/11/2021 22:57
ADL's anti-hate speaker accused Israel of "ethnic cleansing"

ADL's anti-hate speaker accused Israel of "ethnic cleansing"

The ADL conference on anti-Semitism should not be a forum for criticism of Israel. Op-ed.Moshe Phillips, 04/11/2021 20:17
Arizona State University investigating anti-Semitic flyers

Arizona State University investigating anti-Semitic flyers

The Arizona State University Police Department has launched an investigation into anti-Semitic flyers discovered on campus.Dan Verbin, 04/11/2021 16:00
Seven fined for anti-Semitic tweets targeting Miss France runner-up

Seven fined for anti-Semitic tweets targeting Miss France runner-up

Seven people were found guilty for anti-Semitic tweets against the runner-up of the Miss France 2021 competition and have been given fines.Dan Verbin, 03/11/2021 19:47
Shop’s ‘Heil Hitler’ sign sparks outrage in San Antonio

Shop’s ‘Heil Hitler’ sign sparks outrage in San Antonio

Sign includes a swastika and offensive comment about Jews murdered in the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 02/11/2021 20:25
Italy's top soccer league adopts IHRA anti-Semitism definition

Italy's top soccer league adopts IHRA anti-Semitism definition

The top soccer league in Italy has adopted the IHRA definition and will implement additional measures to combat anti-Semitism in soccer.Dan Verbin, 02/11/2021 17:45
After fraternity’s replica Torah destroyed, GWU students plan rally against antisemitism

After fraternity’s replica Torah destroyed, GWU students plan rally against antisemitism

After fraternity’s replica Torah was destroyed, George Washington University Jewish students plan rally against antisemitism.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 02/11/2021 07:13
Neo-Nazis are not a political metaphor

Neo-Nazis are not a political metaphor

A dirty trick backfired in the Virginia election. Misusing Charlottesville as a partisan ploy makes fighting antisemitism a joke. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 02/11/2021 07:06
California Jewish groups eligible for $200,000 security grants

California Jewish groups eligible for $200,000 security grants

New historic $47.5 million state security grant program will enable Jewish community to drastically improve security preparedness.Dan Verbin, 01/11/2021 19:52
American Jewish Committee: Atlanta must deal with ‘persistent anti-Semitism’

American Jewish Committee: Atlanta must deal with ‘persistent anti-Semitism’

Jewish advocacy org says that rising anti-Semitism in Atlanta coupled with ignorance about anti-Semitism means community needs to speak up.Dan Verbin, 01/11/2021 17:59
FC Union Berlin faces penalties following anti-Semitic abuse during win over Haifa

FC Union Berlin faces penalties following anti-Semitic abuse during win over Haifa

Union Berlin will play match with empty fan section as punishment “for the racist behaviour of its supporters.”Dan Verbin, Canada, 29/10/2021 19:11
Man found guilty of hate crime attack on rabbi walking home from Brooklyn synagogue

Man found guilty of hate crime attack on rabbi walking home from Brooklyn synagogue

Assailant found guilty of strangulation and assault as hate crimes for 2018 attack on Jewish man walking home from East Flatbush synagogue.Dan Verbin, 29/10/2021 15:49
Swastika found at Pittsburgh area school on day of Tree of Life memorials

Swastika found at Pittsburgh area school on day of Tree of Life memorials

A swastika was found at a local middle school on the third anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting.Dan Verbin, 28/10/2021 21:04
Study reveals UK Labour Party's obsessive anti-Israel tweeting

Study reveals UK Labour Party's obsessive anti-Israel tweeting

New study by British anti-extremism group finds that Labour Party’s elite are "obsessed" with posting anti-Israel tweets.Dan Verbin, 28/10/2021 20:05
UK Jewish families targeted with anti-Semitic flyers

UK Jewish families targeted with anti-Semitic flyers

Jewish residents of Borehamwood, UK discover anti-Semitic flyers on their doorsteps calling for ban on kosher food.Dan Verbin, 28/10/2021 16:56
Jewish man hit in head by projectile fired from car in Brooklyn

Jewish man hit in head by projectile fired from car in Brooklyn

NYPD searching for three suspects after Jewish man hit in head by unknown projectile in Crown Heights, New York.Dan Verbin, 28/10/2021 16:07
UK National Gallery removes painting containing anti-Semitic tropes from website

UK National Gallery removes painting containing anti-Semitic tropes from website

1506 Dürer artwork displayed in upcoming exhibit will feature a guide that addresses the "anti-Semitic portrayal in the painting."Dan Verbin, 27/10/2021 22:58
Anti-Semitic hate group targets San Antonio, Texas

Anti-Semitic hate group targets San Antonio, Texas

Group stages protest across from Jewish Community Center and distributes anti-Semitic flyers to San Antonio houses.Dan Verbin, 27/10/2021 20:49
Newburgh, NY council censures councillor accused of anti-Semitism

Newburgh, NY council censures councillor accused of anti-Semitism

The Newburgh, New York city council voted to censure a councillor who was caught on video making vulgar and accusatory remarks about Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2021 21:21
Montana man facing $9.9 million in fines for anti-Semitic, racist robocalls

Montana man facing $9.9 million in fines for anti-Semitic, racist robocalls

Man facing nearly $10 million in fines for allegedly making 5,000 robocalls featuring anti-Semitic and racist threats.Dan Verbin, 25/10/2021 19:51