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.

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US Names Deputy Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism

David Peyman has been tapped as the U.S. State Department’s deputy special envoy to combat anti-Semitism for BDS, Eurasia and special projects.

“We are pleased to announce that David Peyman joined the Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism (SEAS) as the Assistant Special Envoy for Eurasian Affairs and Strategic Projects,”…

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Colluding with Terror-Affiliated NGOs, ICC Becomes ‘Tool of War’ Against Israel

International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is in the hot seat. In response to reports that her office is collaborating with anti-Israel NGOs affiliated with terror groups such as the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, she tweeted, “Misinformation and smear campaigns do not change facts about the conduct of my Office’s…

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Legal Experts Argue Impartiality, Point to ICC Bias in Alleged Israeli ‘War Crimes’ Case

The Jewish state has long been no stranger to criticism and double standards in international bodies. For decades, the United Nations and its associated bodies have singled out Israel for criticism, while ignoring human-rights abuses elsewhere.

A recent decision by the International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor has led to concerns that Israel…

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Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents in US Hit Record High in 2019

American Jews were targets of more anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 than any other year over the past four decades, a surge marked by deadly attacks on a California synagogue, a Jewish grocery store in New Jersey and a rabbi’s New York home, the Anti-Defamation League reported Tuesday.
The Jewish civil rights group counted 2,107 anti-Semitic…

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‘The Mayor Says You Jews Are Getting Us All Sick’: NYC Couple Cite de Blasio During Violent Assault on Brooklyn Hasidim

A married couple who were arrested in Brooklyn after they attacked a group of Hasidic Jews in a bid to rip off their coronavirus protection masks reportedly cited New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as justification during the assault.

The attack occurred on Sunday night in the Williamsburg section of the borough. Paulo Pinho, 35, and wife, Clelia…

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Ukrainian Police Official Requests List of Jews in Western City of Kolomyya

A Ukrainian Jewish group accused the nation’s police force of “open anti-Semitism” after a high-ranking police official requested a list of all Jews in the western city of Kolomyya as part of an inquiry into organized crime.

The official request to the head of Kolomyya’s Jewish community is dated February 18, 2020, according to a photograph of…

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Israeli Ambassador Slams ‘New York Times’ for ‘Libel’ Against the Jewish State

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer leveled scathing criticism at The New York Times on Friday over an article pointing out that the Israel Defense Forces’ research and development efforts, which have proven crucial in Israel’s battle against the coronavirus, are predominately dedicated to devising ways to counter the Jewish state’s…

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Upcoming Report to Show 13% Rise in Antisemitic Crimes in Germany Over Past Year

Germany saw a 13% rise in antisemitic crimes over the past year, soon-to-be-published police data reveals.

German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported on Sunday that the country’s Federal Criminal Police Office is set to release data next week that shows 2,000 antisemitic crimes were committed over the past year, along with a sharp rise in other…

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Sign With Auschwitz Slogan Displayed at Chicago Protest Against Stay-at-Home Orders

A sign playing off the Auschwitz slogan “work sets you free” was featured at a protest in Chicago where hundreds of demonstrators railed against state and local restrictions imposed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The signs called for Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to end his coronavirus stay-at-home order, which runs until May 30.

A…

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Top US Antisemitism Official Urges ‘Aggressive’ Response to Rise of Online Hate Speech During Coronavirus Crisis

A top US State Department official said on Monday he was “deeply concerned” by a sharp rise in online antisemitism during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“What we’ve seen in the past two months is really a wave — a tsunami, I might say — of antisemitism on the internet focused on the coronavirus,” US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat…

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Ohio Leaders, Groups React to Protester’s Anti-Semitic Sign

Ohio leaders and Jewish groups are speaking out against anti-Semitism after photographs from an April 18 stay-at-home order protest outside the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus showed a man holding an anti-Semitic sign.

State Rep. Casey Weinstein, D-Hudson, posted one of the images and spoke out against it on Twitter, while another photo showed a…

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Spate of Anti-Semitic Incidents in Europe Draws Stark Warning from World Zionist Organization

Following a series of anti-Semitic incidents across Europe in recent days, World Zionist Organization (WZO) Vice Chairman Yaakov Hagoel on Monday called for urgent action.

“Anti-Semitic events have become commonplace for the Jews around the world. Unfortunately, for worldwide governments, the window of time to build a plan to eradicate…

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Anti-Semitism Rages During Coronavirus

After a horrifying and deadly string of anti-Semitic attacks rocked the United States in December 2019, many people spent the first months of 2020 uniting against the scourge of anti-Jewish prejudice. The urgency of that fight has understandably taken a backseat to concerns about the devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of…

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New Report Says Coronavirus Pandemic is Fueling Anti-Semitism

The coronavirus pandemic is fueling a rise of anti-Semitism around the world, according to an annual report published by the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University Monday.

Moshe Kantor, president of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), said in the first few months since the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been a rise in “anti-Semitic manifestations…

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How COVID-19 Has Sparked Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories

It’s easy to see how the coronavirus pandemic has sparked anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. They are a part of the classical paradigm; the Jews have again become what the Italian writer Alessandro Manzoni called “the plague spreaders of 1630.” This has happened every time there has been a plague, for example the Black Death, which swept through…

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OU Hillel Paints Messages of Love Over Anti-Semitic, Racist Graffiti

Sarah Livingston, Hillel at Ohio University director, found out via text from friend and dean of students Jenny Hall-Jones that the graffiti wall near Baker University Center “had some hate on it,” on April 27.

That hate, Livingston would discover, was 11 spray-painted swastikas, a depiction of Adolf Hitler and a racial slur on the student…

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International Scapegoating of Israel and Jews for Spreading COVID-19

As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, examples of those seeking a scapegoat for the virus continue to proliferate. As ADL and other groups have explored, there have been numerous cases of xenophobia in the US related to the virus, particularly attacks against Asian individuals and groups. Internationally, there have…

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Iran’s Hispan TV Follows Press TV’s Footsteps With Live Stream On YouTube

Hispan TV, the Iranian government’s Spanish-language satellite news network, began a live stream of its network on YouTube one week ago. Like its English-language sister station Press TV, Hispan TV regularly broadcasts anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist conspiracy theories.

Hispan TV’s use of YouTube to live stream its broadcast, which originates from…