‘There is a Jew hiding behind me—come and kill him’

September 19, 2021 by  
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When the former Trump administration announced that it was moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in December 2017, the reaction in the Muslim world and among Muslim communities in the West was predictably furious. Read more

Online Hate Prevention Institute welcomes Victorian Government’s response to the anti-vilification inquiry but sounds a warning

September 8, 2021 by  
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The Online Hate Prevention Institute has welcomed the Victorian Government’s response to the Inquiry into anti-vilification protections but warned that the critical issue of online hate, which is fuelling much of the vilification the inquiry investigated, may not be receiving the urgent attention it needs. Read more

A second request to NSW Education Minister to release of information surrounding antisemitic post by education department employee

September 6, 2021 by  
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NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord has appealed directly to the Education Minister Sarah Mitchell to intervene and overturn her department’s decision to block for a second time the release of material surrounding an Education department employee who posted antisemitic comments alongside a photo of Adolf Hitler. Read more

NSW Education Department “reviewing” its decision to block release of information surrounding antisemitic post

September 2, 2021 by  
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The NSW State Government has agreed to an “internal review” of its decision to block the release of documents relating to an Education department employee who posted antisemitic comments alongside a photo of Adolf Hitler on the Australasian Union of Jewish Students’ Facebook page. Read more

Appeasement

August 27, 2021 by  
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I was brought up to despise the word appeasement. It was the ideology favoured by much of the British aristocracy and political leaders before the Second World War. Read more

Nazis, COVID protests and antisemitism

August 24, 2021 by  
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Racism in the 21st century has focussed on opposing non-white immigration into white-majority countries and calls to expel those not of European ethnicity. Read more

Fighting antisemitism should not be Israel’s primary concern

August 23, 2021 by  
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Antisemitism is a phenomenon at least two thousand years old. Read more

‘Not vaccinated:’ How refusal is spreading the virus of anti-Semitism

August 7, 2021 by  
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A sad sight has returned to the streets of New York—and doubtless, to other cities around the country in which a growing majority of residents have vaccinated themselves from COVID-19. Read more

New report slams social-media giants for ‘failing to act on anti-Semitism’

August 5, 2021 by  
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A new report by the Centre to Counter Digital Hate (CCDH) revealed that five major social-media companies failed to act upon 84 percent of anti-Semitic posts on their websites, despite promising to double down on anti-Semitism. Read more

The inevitable inequitable application of proposed laws

August 4, 2021 by  
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Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling ice cream in Jewish communities in the West Bank has caused ripples – and may be a breach of US laws that prohibit discriminatory boycotts. Read more

‘Jews Always Run Away’: Fighting stereotypes in sports

July 31, 2021 by  
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A non-Jewish professional soccer player in the Netherlands has become the latest example of how the most virulent anti-Semitism can be directed at someone who isn’t a Jew, and yet is perceived to be one. Read more

The case of Hungary: Anti-Semitism without violence

July 26, 2021 by  
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Is it possible for a country to be the locus of widespread antipathy towards Jews while simultaneously maintaining relatively low levels of anti-Semitic hate crime? A newly published report by the Jewish community in Hungary demonstrates that it is. Read more

Athletes Say NO to Antisemitism

July 23, 2021 by  
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To coincide with the Olympic Games, International March of the Living, Maccabi World Union and the Maccabiah are launching a global campaign to combat the exponential rise of antisemitism around the world.  Read more

Ben & Jerry’s and antisemitism

July 22, 2021 by  
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Twitter exploded with the news of Ben & Jerry’s new position on Israel. Read more

Rabbi Gabi appointed to Victorian Anti-Racism Taskforce

June 22, 2021 by  
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The Ark Centre’s Rabbi Gabi Kaltmann has been appointed to the Victorian Anti-Racism Taskforce.

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UPJ offers workshop to respond to heightened antisemitism

After discerning a high level of urgency to respond to heightened levels of antisemitism and ways to effectively engage when confronted by anti-Zionist and anti-Israel voices, the Union for Progressive Judaism has held an online workshop. Read more

The antisemitism of Jean-Luc Mélenchon

June 13, 2021 by  
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In the first round of the French presidential election in 2017, nearly one in five voters marked their ballots for Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the candidate of the newly formed far-left “La France Insoumise” (“France Rising”) party. Read more

IINZ calls for immediate halt to NZ funding of hate and incitement

June 11, 2021 by  
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The Israel Institute of New Zealand is calling on the New Zealand government to stop funding hate and incitement. Read more

Faced with a tsunami of antisemitism, Diaspora Jews still cling to their bubble

The tsunami of antisemitism over the past few weeks is the work of an axis of anti-Jewish evil that spans continents and has the whole Jewish world in its cross-hairs in both Israel and the Diaspora. Read more

Actions, not bromides, are how the West must confront rabid antisemitism

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and his counterpart, Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, visited Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week to offer help in building on the ceasefire with Hamas. Read more

Left-wing hatred for Israel can’t be detached from antisemitism

Michelle Goldberg is worried. The New York Times columnist has watched as some in the Jewish community and elsewhere have connected the dots between anti-Jewish ideological incitement and anti-Semitic violence. Read more

Johnson says UK won’t let antisemitism ‘take root and grow’ after rise in attacks

May 21, 2021 by  
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed his concerns on Wednesday regarding the rise in anti-Semitic incidents in the United Kingdom since the start of the Gaza conflict, Reuters reported. Read more

Israel demands US network apologise for seemingly anti-semitic skit

February 23, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations Gilad Erdan has demanded that NBC apologize for a comic skit aired on Saturday Night Live which has apparent anti-Semitic undertones. Read more

Chelsea FC kicks its ‘Say No to Anti-Semitism’ campaign into full gear

February 18, 2021 by  
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One of the United Kingdom’s most popular football teams is boosting its efforts to combat anti-Semitism among the sport’s legion of fans and well beyond. Read more

‘Shaun on P13:’ Ordinary Norwegians expose the anti-Semite in their midst

February 14, 2021 by  
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If Shaun Henrik Matheson was an American radio presenter rather than a Norwegian one, it’s highly unlikely that he’d still have a job this week. Read more

The COVID vaccine blood libel against Israel

The headline in The Guardian showed why so many people think Israel is the sum of all evil and deserving of international opprobrium. Read more

UNHCR’s blacklist, the ICC and Zionism as racism – these are the 2021 anti-semitism trends

January 6, 2021 by  
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The focus on Zionism as a supposedly racist and exclusionary political ideology will intensify, the UNHCR’s blacklist is expected to return and the ICC will continue its campaign against Israel, these as the anti-Israel and anti-Semitic trends for 2021 according to the International Legal Forum (ILF). Read more

London university refunds Jewish student over ‘toxic anti-Semitic environment’

December 31, 2020 by  
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A London university has refunded a former Jewish student who left the school over what he said was a “toxic anti-Semitic environment.” Read more

Wiesenthal Centre lists 10 worst anti-Semitic incidents in 2020

December 31, 2020 by  
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The Simon Wiesenthal Centre on Tuesday unveiled its list of 2020’s top 10 worst anti-Semitic incidents. Read more

JCCV happy with outcome of antisemitic incident’s investigation

December 9, 2020 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has welcomed the conclusion of the investigation into Dr Arthur Nasis who sent a letter with antisemitic remarks to his sister which was received inadvertently by the subjects of its content. Read more

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