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

On Spotify, hate streams unchecked as playlists praise Hitler, call to gas Jews

Music-streaming giant Spotify is host to dozens of user-generated playlists with titles praising Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, mocking Holocaust victims, and featuring photos of swastikas and white nationalist hate symbols, The Times of Israel has found.

Among the anti-Semitic playlist titles are a variety of explicit calls to “gas” or kill Jews…

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Across the US, police and locals rally in wake of rise in anti-Semitic attacks

JTA — New York City held a huge rally this past weekend, but it wasn’t the only place to protest against a recent rise in anti-Semitic attacks. Police and locals in cities around the United States have pledged to support and protect their Jewish communities over the past week.

In South Carolina, religious leaders gathered in the state capital on…

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Anti-Semitic vandalism strikes Jewish sites in France, Greece and Ukraine

Anti-Jewish vandalism has struck France, Greece and Ukraine within the past week.

About a dozen graves were vandalized in the Jewish cemetery of Bayonne, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques area, in southwest France.

The damage was sighted by Déborah Loupien-Suares, president of the Jewish community in Biarritz and Bayonne, while visiting her…

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Jewish solidarity march in New York draws thousands in wake of anti-Semitic attacks

Thousands marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday in a show of solidarity with the Jewish community after several anti-Semitic attacks that have rattled the New York City area.

Marchers carried signs reading “No Hate. No Fear.” and “Jewish and Proud” from Foley Square in Lower Manhattan to Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn, where a rally…

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Jewish man attacked in Brooklyn, injured by women yelling anti-Semitic slurs

(January 3, 2020 / JNS) Two female attackers yelled anti-Semitic slurs at a Jewish man in Brooklyn, N.Y., before shoving him to the ground when he tried to film the assault, law-enforcement sources and witnesses said on Wednesday.

The African-American women approached the 22-year-old Chassidic man and shouted at him “F***k you Jew” and “I will…

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Anti-Semitism grows in Jewish communities in New York City suburbs

MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) — For years, ultra-Orthodox Jewish families priced out of increasingly expensive Brooklyn neighborhoods have been turning to the suburbs, where they have taken advantage of open space and cheaper housing to establish modern-day versions of the European shtetls where their ancestors lived for centuries before the Holocaust.

The…

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More than 30 corrections workers, cadets fired in West Virginia for Nazi salute

(December 31, 2019 / JNS) More than 30 West Virginia corrections’ workers and cadets have been fired after a photo surfaced of them performing a Nazi salute.

Gov. Jim Justice, who said earlier this month such behavior wouldn’t be tolerated, announced on Monday that following a review of a report on the matter by the state’s Department of Military…

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Volunteer group Guardian Angels patrols Brooklyn after anti-Semitic attacks

(December 31, 2019 / JNS) A private, volunteer-based and unarmed crime-prevention group said it would start patrolling parts of Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sunday following a string of anti-Semitic attacks in the borough.

Curtis Sliwa, who founded Guardian Angels in New York City in 1979, said patrols would start in the Crown Heights neighborhood of…

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Germany: Over 40 gravestones vandalized at Jewish cemetery

Two suspects, aged 21 and 33, apprehended by the police, said to be known as far-right activists

More than 40 gravestones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in the German town of Geilenkirchen, Bild reported on Monday.

According to the accounts in the German media, two masked men arrived at the Jewish cemetery early on Monday, at around 3…

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Anti-Semitic vandalism found at synagogue and other areas in London

(December 30, 2019 / JNS) Anti-Semitic vandalism has been discovered at a synagogue and other areas in London.

Police are investigating the development as a possible hate crime.

Images of the Star of David and messages apparently blaming the Jews for the Sept. 11 terror attacks were found on various buildings, including South Hampstead Synagogue…

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For second time this month, tombstones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Slovakia

(December 26, 2019 / JNS) For the second time this month, tombstones at a Jewish cemetery in Slovakia were vandalized.

At the one in the northern town of Rajec, 22 gravestones were desecrated, a week after 59 tombstones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in town of Namestovo, almost two hours from Rajec.

When the incident in Rajec, which is…

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Trump condemns ‘horrific’ Monsey attack, blames ‘evil scourge of anti-Semitism’

After almost a day of silence, US President Donald Trump commented Sunday on the stabbing spree at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York, the night before that left five injured, calling it “horrific” and wishing the victims a full recovery.

“The anti-Semitic attack in Monsey, New York, on the 7th night of Hanukkah last night is horrific,” Trump…

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Man charged in anti-Semitic assault amid spate of attacks in New York

(December 26, 2019 / JNS) A 28-year-old man from Miami has been arrested and charged with assaulting a 65-year-old in Manhattan on Monday, announced New York Police Sgt. Lee Jones.

Steven Jorge has been accused of punching the 65-year-old male, who was kicked after he fell onto the ground, said Jones, who added that the victim was treated at the…

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Greek fans burn Israeli flag at basketball game against Israelis

Fans of a Greek basketball team waved Palestinian and Hezbollah flags and burned an Israeli flag during a game with an Israeli team in Athens on Wednesday.

The incident happened when AEK Athens hosted Hapoel Jerusalem for the Gameday 9 match in Basketball Champions League. The Greek fans also put up pictures of Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian…

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Two teenagers charged in anti-Semitic attack on rabbi in London

(December 18, 2019 / JNS) Two teenagers turned themselves into police on Tuesday and were charged allegedly shouted “kill the Jews” before punching a rabbi last month in an anti-Semitic attack in North London.

“Detectives investigating a racially aggravated assault on a 54-year-old man in Stamford Hill have charged two boys,” said Met Police in a…

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Nearly 60 tombstones discovered vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Slovakia

(December 17, 2019 / JNS) Fifty-nine tombstones at a Jewish cemetery in the northern Slovakian town of Namestovo were vandalized, said police and a group that sought to protect the location on Tuesday.

Slovakia’s Jewish community labeled it “an unprecedented barbaric act.”

Police are investigating the incident at the cemetery, which dates to the…

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US State Department offers $1M grant for projects fighting anti-Semitism

The US State Department is offering a $1 million grant to combat anti-Semitism in Europe.

The department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) is partnering with the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism “to counter the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe as manifested through hate crimes such as acts of physical…

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Beverly Hills Persian synagogue vandalized over Shabbat

The Beverly Hills Police Dept. (BHPD) is “actively investigating” a series of incidents of vandalism in the city of Beverly Hills over Shabbat, according to a police statement.

According to BHPD, police responded to a call from Nessah Synagogue, one of the largest Iranian Jewish synagogues in Los Angeles, shortly after 7 a.m., after an employee…