Antisemitism is hostility towards or prejudice against the Jewish people. Since biblical times, Jews experienced periods in which they were persecuted for refusing to adopt the religion and culture of the ruling societies in which they lived. The rise of Christianity and perception of Jews as rejectors of Jesus led to a rise in antisemitism.
On November 13 CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour compared Kristallnacht to President Trump's term.
The debate featured some of Europe’s leading politicians, thinkers, and policymakers, including former French prime minister Manuel Valls.
The event is scheduled for Tuesday in Brunswick, 120 miles west of Berlin, the Braunschweiger Zeitung reported Friday.
The following day, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas tweeted that such comparisons are unacceptable.
Police are investigating and trying to find who is behind the harassment of the kind that took place in September.
He has said that assuming responsibility for the antisemitism scandal was not the immediate reason for stepping down.
“We will explore how to fight back against antisemitism and against those that seek to wield charges of antisemitism to undermine progressive movements for justice.”
A suspect was caught over the weekend on security footage throwing the block at the synagogue after being seen by Jewish community members wandering the area.
Friedrich Karl Berger, a Tennessee resident, served as an armed guard in the Neuengamme prisoners' concentration camp during the winter of 1945.
Only one speaker on the panel is Jewish.
The vote to change the name came after a Holocaust survivor testified at the town council meeting.
After six years of war, the Allied powers came together to deliver justice on Nazi leaders who had caused the deaths of millions of people.
"My job was to get into the concentration camps as they were being liberated, with the dead bodies all over the floor and with people waiting to be burned because the crematorium was so overcrowded."
'Jewish lies matter' was daubed on walls as Labour Party in turmoil over readmission of Jeremy Corbyn.
“Withholding the whip from Jeremy Corbyn is offering the Jewish community crumbs," wrote Campaign Against Antisemitism CEO Gideon Falter.
BDS activitsts are also instructed to "not deal with any product or activity of a person or institution that has previously been involved in normalization and has not withdrawn from it.”
Jeremy Corbyn's Tuesday's comments didn’t sway the British Jewish community, which called his statement a “pathetic non-apology.”
The good news comes as a relief to many on campus, who claim to have experienced antisemitic and anti-Zionist harassment in alarming increasing rates over the past five years.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission said in October it had found evidence of failure to adequately train people investigating alleged antisemitism.
“I should not have juxtaposed the two thoughts. Hitler and his evils stand alone, of course, in history,” she said. “I regret any pain my statement may have caused.”
The university has also expressed its commitment to complying with applicable federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws.
Douglas Macgregor blamed pro-Israel policy for driving the United States into the Iraq conflict after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks,
Dutch Protestant Church spokesman Peter de-Boer said “unfortunately, Christian theology contributed much to the antisemitic discourse that led to the events of the Holocaust.”
Tayed Abdoun, veteran employee at Islamic Relief Worldwide, posted a photo on Facebook calling for the murder of Jews after a 2015 gun and knife attack in Jerusalem.
The plan was designed by a team consisting of law enforcement and security professionals.
Ice Cube, Jon Voight and Miriam Adelson are just a few of the speakers set to headline the annual gala of the Zionist Organization of America in December.
"Do you think the camp uniforms will be striped, like the ones at Auschwitz or will plaid be in vogue?”
The IHRA formally adopted the working definition in 2016 as a means of identifying all forms of antisemitism.
The front-page article, with graphics including a picture of Albert Bourla and the Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele, appeared Tuesday in the daily Makeleio.
Hikind’s book debuted just a month after Cuomo’s and is meant to mock the governor’s volume.
Damaged during the Holocaust, the magnificent 17th-century Maharsha synagogue was used as a warehouse under Soviet rule and endured decades of neglect.
Chief among these recommendations was to deal with the social media companies, as they have become “breeding grounds for violence and extremism.”
America wouldn't support the said organizations in any manner, and would urge other governments to do the same • “Targets are not chosen for their actions, but rather for their identity.”
“We will confront the Zionist criminals who wish to destroy our civilization,” Chapman wrote after using other bigoted language.
“It is not only glass that is broken, it is the heart.”
“If they used any US equipment it also violates US law. An entire community is now homeless and will likely experience lifelong trauma," Omar tweeted.
At a virtual gala, WJC President Ronald Lauder said Guterres will receive the Theodor Herzl Award this year for his work to change the “bizarre fixation on the Jewish state” at the UN.
Last month, headstones were desecrated at Jewish cemeteries in neighboring Moldova and Hungary.
In the 21st century, people are still being murdered, synagogues and Jewish shops are being attacked, and graves in Jewish cemeteries are being defaced.
"Regardless of what happens, the Zionist entity will come to an end,” he said.
As an internationally renowned chess celebrity and human rights activist, Mr. Kasparov has stood forcefully against authoritarianism
Another claim made at the event was that Corbyn was a victim of a false antisemitism smear campaign, which has also targeted "all progressive movements".
The comments were made ahead of the anniversary of Kristallnacht.
"We will stand together in Vienna, in Jerusalem, in Berlin. Never again means never again. Let there be light.”
He chanted "Free, free Palestine. From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free.”
Eve Kugler was born in the town of Halle, Germany. At the time of Kristallnacht, she was just seven years old when SS officers stomped into her home
Dozens of people died in the 2017 fire at Grenfell Tower, low-rent housing complex in London.
Kobel denied the charge to the New York Times but has been relieved of his job pending the completion of an Internal Affairs Bureau investigation
Dozens of people died in the 2017 fire at Grenfell Tower, low-rent housing complex in London.
A conversation with Professor John J. Farmer Jr.
"It has been said that his wife is 20 years older than him, and that she is a relative of Rothschild, the richest Jew."
In addition to defaming Moissis personally, the paper “contributed deliberately to the reproduction of a rhetoric of hate against the Greek Jewry,” the court said.
“We are an incredibly divided country, and that was something we knew before yesterday, and something we know today.”
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Michael Freilich, a spokesperson for the Jewish community, told everyone to be on "full alert."
Heidi Mück sought to end work with French company because it helped build Jerusalem light rail.
Reinehr gave a long answer without taking a position on Nazism.
Denying the Holocaust is not illegal in Iceland, but the Association of Icelandic Book Publishers has the means to intervene to stop the book’s sales
The same cemetery has been targeted for vandalism for three years straight, the statement said.
Communal responsibility is fulfilled through countless individual acts. And I knew that encounters with people from such a polar opposite outlook can be sacred and potentially profoundly impactful.
It was exactly 82 years ago on November 9th, 1938 that the Nazi regime launched its brutal, furiously destructive all-out attack against the Jews.
Some "heavily armed and dangerous" attackers could still be on the loose – reports • six crime scenes, possible hostages • "no known injuries or loss of life in the Jewish community"
The graffiti comes days before the presidential election, in which Michigan is a key swing state.
Adolf Hitler made his first public antisemitic speech, titled “Why we are against the Jews”
Ruth Zimbler, a Kristallnacht Holocaust Survivor reflection on how that day changed her life forever
Today we are witnessing the rapid growth of anti-Semitic and racist tendencies all over the world.
The report sparked outrage from Jewish leaders and Kentucky officials.
The coronavirus crisis that has befallen the world in 2020, threatens to harm every person on earth - regardless of origin, nationality, gender, religion, or belief.
"The reason is that the association that organizes the book fair has violated the cooperation agreement with Ibn Rushd."
Jewish students make up 10% of undergraduates at the New York City-based university, though it isn't free of antisemitic incidents.
The two were arrested.
He had never met a Jew before. Our conversation, he said, was the first time he had knowingly spoken to a Jew.
Parts of the Black Hebrew Israelites constitute a fringe group that operates independently of racial justice activists, and long predates and is unconnected to Black Lives Matter.
Report by the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission says Labour violated 3 components of equality laws in addressing, and often failing to address, repeated and numerous incidents of antisemitism.
"We live in a time of rising antisemitism and terrorist attacks, which makes our responsibility as faith leaders greater, and even greater as Imams," the NGO said.
He smashed the windows of the HaCarmel restaurant in Amsterdam in 2017 and in May 2020, holding a lighter, Het Parool reported.
The result is “The Assignment,” which was published this summer by Delacorte Press.
Corbyn: "The scale [of antisemitism in the party] was also dramatically overstated for political reasons by our opponents inside and outside the party, as well as by much of the media."
The author has assiduously researched this low-ranking Nazi bureaucrat – even locating his daughters who had only sketchy recollections of their long-dead father.
“The task of combating antisemitism is pressing, especially as we have seen a disturbing uptick during the pandemic," said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The government was alerted to the antisemitic texts after the Simon Wiesenthal Center penned a letter to Swedish Prime Minister Steafan Lofven, notifying him of their presence.
Randburg Magistrates Court found Matome Letsoalo guilty of “crimen injuria” for threatening and abusive messages targeting the Jewish community.
The surveys were taken in September and early October and included 1,010 Americans overall and 1,334 Jews. The margin of error for the general America sample was 3.7% and 4.2% for the Jewish sample.
The announcement comes days after Albania officially adopted the IHRA definition of antisemitism, becoming the first Muslim-majority nation to do so.
State Department calls on social media platforms to adopt IHRA definition.
The app's developers have announced that while content which promotes hate has always been off-limits.
The students filed the complaint with the assistance of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP alongside the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, in collaboration with the JNF and Hillel.
Now the two men, both in their 80s, have forged a close friendship that has become a symbol of reconciliation in their native Belgium.
Balkan country is first Muslim-majority counties to adopt formally adopt IHRA definition of antisemitism.
‘Amnesty International is deeply committed to fighting antisemitism and all forms of hate worldwide,’ NGO responds.
The study analyzed 27 of the leading anti-vaccination groups present on Facebook and Twitter, with 79% of them having content that was deemed antisemitic.
Associating Jews with pigs is a centuries-old antisemitic trope traditionally called the “Judensau,” a type of image that depicted Jews engaging in obscene acts with pigs.
The news comes following the head of Germany's domestic security agency warning of rising levels of antisemitism in the country.
The suspect was taken in on charges of battery and hate crime charges, and is alleged to have assaulted Rabbi Yonatan Halevy on Saturday, October 10.