Merkel’s Government says Iran’s call to ‘wipe Israel off the map’ not antisemitic

posted in: Germany, News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a joint news conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (not pictured) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on October 2, 2019. (photo credit: MICHELE TANTUSSI/REUTERS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has declared that Iran’s call … Read More

Netanyahu: Attack at Chabad Synagogue ‘Blow to heart of Jewish People’

posted in: Israel, News

Netanyahu said that in light of an increase in antisemitic attacks around the world, he will convene a meeting this week of all those who deal with the issue. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Knesset in Jerusalem. (photo … Read More

Third Annual Women’s March Marked by Antisemitism among its leadership

posted in: News, United States

Linda Sarsour, one of the original organizers of the event, has come under fire for espousing antisemitism. Thousands of people participate in Third Annual Women’s March in Washington, US, January 19, 2019.. (photo credit: REUTERS/JOSHUA ROBERTS) WASHINGTON – A national … Read More

Climate of fear as antisemitism rises in Europe

posted in: European Union, News

In this edition of Insiders we look at a worrying phenomenon sweeping across Europe: antisemitism. In recent years it has been manifesting itself in threats, intimidation, and both verbal and physical attacks. There have even been been several murders, notably in … Read More

‘It is like we have regressed 100 years’: Report warns of resurgent global anti-Semitism

posted in: European Union, News

BERLIN — Jewish life around the world is under attack once again by “classic traditional antisemitism,” according to a report by an Israeli university released Wednesday. While acts of violent anti-Semitism dropped by 9 percent between 2016 and 2017, other incidents such … Read More