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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St. Louis man confesses to threatening to blow up synagogue

A man from St. Louis, Missouri, appeared in US District Court on Monday to admit threatening to blow up a local synagogue in 2021, according to the Department of Justice.

Cody Steven Rush, 30, declared in federal court that he called the FBI on November 5, saying he wanted to blow up the Central Reform Congregation in the city.

Rush called…

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FIFA World Cup hospitality site lists ‘Occupied Palestinian territories,’ no Israel

Israel is not listed among Middle East countries in a section of the FIFA website providing information about hospitality packages for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar in November-December.

Instead there is only a listing for “Occupied Palestinian Territories.”

The issue was first reported by the Ynet news site on Wednesday.

A section on…

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White-supremacist graffiti discovered in suburban Washington, DC

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found spray-painted over the weekend on a fence at a trolley trail in Montgomery County, Md., just outside of the nation’s capital.

“Hate has no place in our community,” tweeted State Delegate Ariana Kelly (D-District 16), who posted an image of the graffiti on Sunday. “I have heard from a number of constituents this…

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Anti-Israel delegitimization effort is a national security issue – opinion

The announcement this week of the launch of the Voices of Israel initiative by Israel’s Foreign Ministry contains a vital public acknowledgment, via official government policy, that the global delegitimization campaign directed against Israel is, in fact, a “national security issue.”

This is a paradigm shift from simply labeling it a political…

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Canada finds Jews were most-targeted religious minority for hate crimes in 2021

Canada’s 380,000 Jews were the most targeted religious minority for hate crimes reported to police in 2021, the country’s official numbers keeper reported Tuesday.

Statistics Canada said that the Jewish community, comprising about 1% of the population, were victims of 14% of reported hate crimes. Jews saw a 47% rise in reported hate crimes…

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Former US Marine accused of plotting mass murder at NY synagogue

A former US Marine has been allegedly plotting a mass murder at a Long Island Synagogue as a member of the neo-Nazi group Rapekrieg. According to federal prosecutors, he planned to rape many women in order to “decrease the minorities and increase the production of white children.”

Balenger is currently being held in federal detention in…

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UN official: Social media largely controlled by Jewish lobby, NGOs

A United Nations human-rights investigator spoke of the Jewish lobby and the overuse of antisemitism in a wide-ranging interview with the Mondoweiss website that was published on Monday. He questioned Israel’s membership in the 193-nation global body.

“We are very disheartened by the social media that is controlled largely by – whether it is…

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Second man arrested by LA police over attack by pro-Palestinian thugs on Jewish diners at restaurant

05/27/2021

Police in Los Angeles have arrested a second suspect in connection with last week’s violent assault on a group of Jewish diners who were sitting at table outside a Japanese restaurant in the Beverly Grove neighborhood.

35-year-old Samer Jayylusi of Whittier, California was taken into custody early on Tuesday morning as a second…

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Police Arrest Man Accused Of Attacking Jewish Men Outside L.A. Sushi Restaurant

05/22/2021

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has taken a suspect into custody in connection to a possible anti-Semitic hate crime captured on video outside a sushi restaurant earlier this week.

City News Service reports, “Police Saturday said a man was taken into custody, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal Service, as one of the…

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‘Thought I was going to die’: NY Jewish man details assault by pro-Palestine mob

05/21/2021

A Jewish man who was badly beaten by a pro-Palestinian mob in New York City on Thursday has spoken out about the experience, saying he thought he was “going to die” during the attack.

New York police are conducting a hate crimes investigation into the attack.

Joseph Borgen, 29, was beaten by a group of people shouting…

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Jews attacked, one person burned amid pro-Palestinian protests in New York City

05/21/2021

One person was burned when two fireworks were thrown from a car amid an altercation with anti-Zionist protesters in a heavily Jewish New York City business district, according to police.

The fight came on Thursday evening, on what appeared to be the final day of the conflict between Hamas and Israel, before a ceasefire that took…

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Two years since Poway: Antisemitism steadily grows

04/28/2021

On April 27th, 2019, on the last day of Passover, a gunman entered the Chabad of Poway synagogue and opened fire, killing one and wounding three. This heartbreaking and sickening event occurred exactly six months after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre in which 11 people were killed and six injured in the deadliest attack against…

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UK: Vandals target Jewish graves at Belfast cemetery

04/18/2021
Police open hate crime probe, review CCTV footage and urge public to help with any info on incident

Vandals targeted 10 Jewish graves at the Belfast, Northern Ireland, City Cemetery, local media reported over the weekend.
Images circulating on social media capture overturned and damaged headstones at graves located within the…

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Vandals Deface Monument to Holocaust Victims With Nazi Symbols in Poland

04/01/2021

Unknown vandals on Sunday night defaced a monument to the three million Jews murdered in Poland during World War II with Nazi symbols and slogans.

The monument in the city of Częstochowa, in southern Poland, commemorated the final liquidation of the Jewish ghetto in June 1943. That followed a heroic uprising orchestrated by the…

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Pregnant Jewish woman violently assaulted in London

03/22/2021

A pregnant Jewish woman was assaulted last Thursday in London according to video footage posted on Twitter by the Shomrim neighborhood security organization.

It shows a man sneaking up from behind and attempting to cover her head with a paper bag. The woman resisted, and after the attacker failed to get the bag over her head, he…

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Pastor prayed for another Holocaust, Brazilian police get involved

03/13/2021

Federal police in Brazil raided the church whose pastor had prayed with congregants for another Holocaust.

Friday’s raid in Rio de Janeiro was part of an operation titled “Shalom” by the federal police against Tupirani da Hora Lores, who heads the Pentecostal Generation Jesus Christ Church, Globo reported. Police confiscated…

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Biden admin ‘enthusiastically embraces’ full IHRA definition of antisemitism

03/01/2021

Secretary of State Tony Blinken wrote that the Biden administration “enthusiastically embraces” the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, including its full list of examples.

In a letter to American Zionist Movement President Richard Heideman obtained by Jewish Insider, Blinken…

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Police Arrest Oklahoma Teens For Vandalizing Children’s Holocaust Memorial

02/26/2021

Two teens were arrested after they were caught on camera Wednesday morning toppling memorials dedicated to children killed during the Holocaust.

The five, custom-made metal sculptures were housed on the grounds of the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, Okla. Each statue is filled with 2,000 rocks and has the names of…