Antisemitism

For several years, antisemitism, 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 antisemitism and stand with the Jewish people.

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London Antisemitic Crime Wave Shows No Signs of Stopping According to Latest Data

Antisemitic hate crimes in London were slightly higher in December than the preceding month, according to the latest data issued by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).

MPS recorded 44 such incidents in the British capital last month. There were 43 in November, bringing the total for 2022 to 575. A total of 3,211 antisemitic hate crimes have…

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We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Orthodox Jews Disproportionate Victims of New York Hate Crimes, According to Report

Hasidic and Orthodox Jews in New York City are the minority group most victimized by hate crimes in the city, according to a Dec. 28 report by Americans Against Antisemitism (AAA), a US based group founded in 2019 to raise awareness of rising antisemitism.

The report, titled “The Hate Crime Accountability Project” and based on data provided by…

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NYT publishes crossword puzzle resembling swastika

The New York Times on released its daily crossword puzzle in the shape of swastika on Sunday, Democratic Strategist Keith Edwards pointed out on Twitter.

“This is the NYTimes crossword puzzle today on the first day of Hanukkah. What the hell, @nytimes?” the tweet read.

In a later tweet, Edwards pointed out that no major media outlet had…

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Dept. of Education to probe UC Berkeley Law School over antisemitism allegations

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is opening an investigation into the University of California, Berkeley Law School, in response to Jewish students who complained of a “hostile environment” at the law school after nine student organizations pledged not to invite pro-Israel speakers to campus.

In August, nine registered…

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UN Palestinian rights official’s social media history reveals antisemitic comments

A lawyer heading the UN Human Rights Council’s open-ended investigation into Israel’s treatment of Palestinians said during a 2014 conflict between Israel and Gaza terror groups that the “Jewish lobby” was in control of the United States.

Francesca Albanese, an Italian lawyer, was appointed earlier this year as the UN special rapporteur on the…

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New report reveals severity of antisemitism in Virginia

A new state report reveals the scope of antisemitism in Virginia and outlines steps to address the problem.

In one of his first executive orders, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced plans to create the Commission to Combat Antisemitism. The panel’s report says there is an alarming national trend of increasing hate toward the Jewish community, and…

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125 lawmakers call for interagency antisemitism task force, coordinator

A bipartisan group of 125 lawmakers urged President Joe Biden on Monday to establish a  “whole-of-government” approach to antisemitism, the broadest call yet for such a unified plan to combat spiking antisemitism across the country.

In a letter to Biden, the lawmakers suggest that the administration establish an interagency task force to combat…

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Police: Antisemitic crimes up 125% in New York City

The New York Police Department on Monday reported 45 antisemitic crimes in the city in November, compared to 20 over the same period in 2021, according to police data.

In the most high-profile incident, two men were arrested for plotting to attack Jewish targets in the city. One was in possession of a hunting knife and a swastika arm band at…

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Ye quits Twitter after Elon Musk confronts him for tweeting swastika with Star of David

Just hours after praising Hitler and Nazis in an Infowars interview, Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, took to Twitter to share a photo of a swastika embedded in a Star of David.

“YE24 LOVE EVERYONE #LOVESPEECH”, he captioned the tweet containing the symbol, which appeared to be a 2024 presidential campaign logo.

Shortly after, Ye posted a…

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Kanye West praises Hitler, calls himself a Nazi in unhinged interview

Rapper Kanye West praised Adolf Hitler and said people should not criticize Nazis in an interview with far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Thursday, sparking a fresh round of condemnations of the antisemitic rapper who recently dined with former US president Donald Trump.

“I see good things about Hitler,” West, who also goes by Ye, told…

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Arab fan goes on tirade, says Israeli journalist ‘not welcome’ at World Cup

Israeli journalist Moav Vardi on Sunday posted footage of an exchange at the World Cup in Qatar in which an Arab fan hurled insults at him, including the charge that he is “not welcome” at the soccer tournament.

During the incident, a clearly disgruntled Vardi, who is the chief international correspondent for the Kan public broadcaster, is…

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Black Hebrew Israelites demonstrate in support of Kyrie Irving

Members of the Black Hebrew Israelite group protested on Sunday night outside of the Barclays Center in support of Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving. The basketball player had just returned to the team following an eight-game suspension for promoting an antisemitic movie on social media and then failing to unequivocally denounce Jew-hatred.

Local…

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On SNL, Dave Chappelle mocks Kanye’s antisemitism while dancing along similar lines

Hosting “Saturday Night Live” for the first time since he faced widespread criticism about jokes ridiculing transgender people, comedian Dave Chappelle opened the show with a lengthy monologue about … “the Jews” — namely, the controversy surrounding rapper Kanye West’s recent antisemitic comments.

In the lengthy monologue, Chappelle danced…

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‘I am the attacker’: Teen arrested for threat against New Jersey synagogues

An 18-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly making broad threats against New Jersey synagogues earlier this month, warning online that he planned to act on his “hatred toward Jews,” federal prosecutors said Thursday.

Omar Alkattoul, 18, has been charged with sharing “a manifesto containing threats to attack a synagogue and Jewish people”…

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Over 200 entertainment leaders urge Amazon, Barnes & Noble to drop antisemitic title

More than 200 hundred entertainment leaders, including household name stars, have urged Amazon and Barnes & Noble to stop selling an antisemitic title, warning executives that they are “profiting from hate.”
“Hebrews to Negroes,” a book and film, has recently seen a surge of purchases after it was promoted on social media by NBA star Kyrie…

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London Jews Facing Spree of Antisemitic Attacks

An antisemitic “hate crimes pandemic” has been breaking out in the Stamford Hill and Hackney sections of London since October 29, according to information released by the area’s Jewish community watch group, Shomrim.

“The racism pandemic continues,” the group tweeted on Tuesday, reporting on an incident — one of eight that have occurred in just…

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Jews responsible for slavery, antisemitic flyers at US university claim

“At the height of American slavery, 78% of slave owners were ethnic Jews ,” reads one of several flyers posted across the University of Tennessee Chattanooga campus overnight on Friday.

The watchdog organization StopAntisemitism wrote on Twitter, “this is the EXACT hateful rhetoric that Kyrie Irving helped spread when promoting the film ‘Hebrew…

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Kyrie Irving takes responsibility for antisemitic tweet, will donate $500K

In a joint statement with the Brooklyn Nets and the Anti-Defamation League Wednesday night, Kyrie Irving said he took responsibility for his tweet last week promoting an antisemitic film.

He and the Nets will each donate $500,000 “toward causes and organizations that work to eradicate hate and intolerance in our communities,” and both will…