Anti Semitism

For several years, anti-Semitism, worldwide, has been skyrocketing to levels not seen in decades. In the United States, the story is sadly much the same, except for one difference: CUFI. For the first time in history, an army of millions of committed Christian Zionists has banded together as Christians United for Israel to strongly oppose anti-Semitism and stand with the Jewish people.

Anti Semitism

Jewish Cemetery in Poland Vandalized with Spray-Paint

A wall of the Jewish cemetery in Tarnow, a city in southern Poland, was spray-painted with the letters “AJ,” likely meaning “Anti-Jude,” or anti-Jewish.

The wall’s Star of David was painted over as well. Police are investigating; there are no suspects.

According to the cemetery keeper, Adam Bartosz, because the wall is brick, removing the…

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Argentine Journalist Slammed for Bracketing ‘Zionism’ With ‘Nazism’ and ‘Stalinism’

An Argentine journalist was under fire on Monday for an article in which he bracketed Nazism with Zionism — a few days after the Argentine government formally adopted a definition of antisemitism that rejects such a comparison as antisemitic.

In an article for La Gaceta de Tucumán — a newspaper serving Argentina’s northwestern province of Tucumán…

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Antisemitic Vandals Hang Sheet Spray-Painted With ‘Vulgar Insults’ Over Holocaust Memorial in Nashville

A memorial to the Holocaust at a Jewish community center in Nashville, Tennessee, was defaced over the weekend with white supremacist symbols and antisemitic insults.

Local media reported that on Saturday, the memorial at the Gordon Jewish Community Center in west Nashville had been covered with a white bed sheet spray-painted with what witnesses…

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German Schools Mark Anne Frank Day Amid Rising Antisemitism

Schools across Germany commemorated what would have been the 91st birthday on Friday of Anne Frank — the young German Jewish girl who kept a diary of her family’s time in hiding from the Nazis while in the Netherlands, where they were eventually captured and deported to the Auschwitz extermination camp.

More than 300 schools and 60,000 students…

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Hasidic Man Stabbed in London in Suspected Hate Crime

A hasidic Jewish man has been stabbed in a suspected hate crime in London’s Stoke Newington, suffering head wounds.

The attacker was tackled by builders working nearby, and pinned to the floor while police were called.

A friend of the victim, who arrived at the scene shortly after has told MailOnline that he saw blade wounds to the man’s skull….

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Saudi Cleric Says Fighting Anti-Semitism ‘A Religious and Moral Obligation’

Saudi cleric Mohammed al-Issa sees combating anti-Semitism as a religious duty, an approach which saw the head of the Muslim World League awarded this week by Jewish groups.

Issa was given a prize by the Combat Antisemistism Movement and the American Sephardi Federation, in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday celebrating Muslim leaders tackling…

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Swastikas Drawn Near Jewish Cemetery in New Orleans

A street in front of a Jewish cemetery in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, has been defaced with drawings of swastikas and a crossed-out Star of David, Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported Tuesday.
According to local reports, the hateful graffitis were spotted near the Gates of Prayer Cemetery on Monday and were removed by the Department of…

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Nazi Headstones Will be Removed From US Veterans Cemeteries, VA Leaders Say

Veterans Affairs officials announced Monday they will remove a series of of grave markers bearing Nazi swastikas and tributes to Adolf Hitler from department cemeteries after lawmakers and veterans advocates complained the markers were offensive and disrespectful.

The move represents a turnaround from last week, when VA Secretary Robert Wilkie…

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Serbia Adopts Anti-Semitism Definition Including Anti-Israel Hate

JTA — The Education Ministry of Serbia has added to its website a definition of anti-Semitism that includes some examples of hatred against Israel.

The ministry uploaded the definition of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, or IHRA, to the site on April 30.

On Monday, the Israeli Embassy in Belgrade offered its congratulations on…

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US Military’s Top-Ranking Jewish Officer Pledges Renewed Fight Against Racism in Armed Forces

The highest-ranking Jewish officer in the US military has issued a candid condemnation of “racial prejudice” and “systemic discrimination” in the wake of the murder of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis on May 25.

In a memo distributed on Monday night, Gen. David Goldfein — the chief of staff of the US Air Force — said that “every…

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Munich Bans Yellow Stars at Protests After Jewish Groups Raise Concerns

Germany has seen several protests in cities across the country over the government’s strict coronavirus lockdown, and at some, demonstrators have worn yellow Stars of David meant to resemble the ones that Nazis forced Jews to wear during the Holocaust.

These stars often say “not vaccinated” or “vaccination will set you free,” a play on the ironic…

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Synagogue Defaced With Antisemitic Graffiti Amid Los Angeles Riots

A synagogue was defaced with antisemitic graffiti in Los Angeles over the weekend as the city faced violent riots and looting following the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.

Congregation Beth Israel in the Fairfax District of the city was spray-painted with the phrases “F*** Israel” and “Free Palestine,”…

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As Twitter Checks Trump, Khamenei Account Left Alone, Despite Plea From Israel

Twitter sparked a row with US President Donald Trump this week by flagging two of his tweets for misinformation, but the social media firm appears to have left alone Iran’s supreme leader, despite an appeal from Israel to suspend his account over its “anti-Semitic and genocidal” messages.

Strategic Affairs Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen sent a…

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Qatar’s Al Jazeera Network Broadcasts Islamist Cleric’s Appeal to ‘Kill Jews’

The Qatar-owned satellite network Al Jazeera broadcast a crudely antisemitic interview with a leading Muslim cleric who called for the violent conquest of the State of Israel.

“Victory will not come on a golden platter. Victory is achieved through the blood of martyrs and over the skulls of the enemies. Victory is achieved by sacrificing money,…

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Universities Urged to Protect Jewish Students ‘Under Attack’ by Anti-Israel Activists on Campuses

As universities across the US prepare to welcome back students for the fall semester, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Wednesday called on campus administrators to proactively counter anti-Israel activists.

The Jewish civil rights group’s latest report on campus antisemitism — “Antisemitism and the Radical Anti-Israel Movement on U.S. Campuses…

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Palestinian National Soccer Team Star Booted for Signing with Israeli Squad

A soccer player who represented the Palestine national soccer team in dozens of its international games has been kicked out of the squad after signing with an Israeli team on Sunday for next season.

Abdallah Jabar, 27, will no longer be able to play for the West Bank-based national squad after closing a deal to join Israel’s local team Hapoel…

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Top Ukrainian Police Official Who Demanded ‘List of Jews’ Fired From His Post

The senior Ukrainian police official who demanded that a regional Jewish community supply him with a list of the names and contact details of its members has been fired from his post.

Mykhailo Bank — the head of the strategic investigation department of the National Police in Ukraine’s Ivano-Frankivsk region — was dismissed by the country’s…

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US Secretary of State Slams ‘Disgusting, Hateful Antisemitism’ of Iran Regime Leader

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday blasted Iran’s titular “supreme leader” for a flurry of “disgusting and hateful antisemitic remarks” posted to his Twitter feed.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued a series of tweets on Monday and Tuesday that viciously attacked the State of Israel as the “occupying Zionist regime” and described the…