New Antisemitism Envoy: No Distinction Between Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

Elan Carr, the United States’ new envoy to combat antisemitism, told American Jewish leaders in Jerusalem that he will work to end the “attempted distinction” between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism,...

9th Lawmaker, Prominent Scholar Leave British Labour Over Antisemitism

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former representative of British Labour in parliament and a prominent author on antisemitism quit the party over hate speech about Jews in its ranks. Ian...

Macron Pledges New Measures to Combat Rising French Antisemitism

In the face of a continuing wave of antisemitic invective and violence, French President Emmanuel Macron offered reassurances to his country’s Jewish community in a major speech on Wednesday night. As expected,...

Ceremony Marks 50th Anniversary of Hanging of Baghdad Jews

The 50th anniversary of the public hanging of nine Iraqi Jews and the subsequent killing and imprisonment of dozens more was marked by a ceremony held at the centuries-old...

Australia Bans British Antisemitic Conspiracy Theorist David Icke

The Australian government on Wednesday refused antisemitic conspiracy theorist David Icke a visa to enter the country for a speaking tour. A bestselling author, Icke has written numerous books charging...

Thousands of Protesters March Against Antisemitism in France

Following the vandalism of 80 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in the Alsace region of France, thousands of people joined rallies in Paris and across the country on Tuesday...

Jewish Cemeteries in Poland Vandalized

(JTA) — Two Jewish cemeteries have been vandalized in Poland amid a fresh diplomatic crisis between that country and Israel over complicity in the Holocaust. In the city of Świdnica,...

Farrakhan: ‘Wicked Jews’ Using Him to Break Women’s Movement

(JTA) — Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan blamed “the wicked Jews” for the crisis over antisemitism and the Women’s March. “The most beautiful sight that I could lay eyes on...

Vandals Desecrate 90 Jewish Graves in East France Ahead of Marches

Vandals have daubed swastikas and antisemitic slogans on around 90 graves in a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, local officials said on Tuesday, shortly before planned marches nationwide against...

Luciana Berger, 6 Others Quit Labour Over Antisemitism, EU

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Luciana Berger, a British-Jewish lawmaker, has quit the Labour Party over its anti-Semitism problem, along with six other members of the House of Commons. Berger, who...
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By RABBI URI PILICHOWSKI MITZPE YERICHO, West Bank (JTA) — It’s been surreal watching from Israel as Americans discuss my future. I’ve gotten used to presidents...

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An Oklahoma man with a penchant for flying swastika flags and wearing Nazi uniforms remained in police custody on Wednesday, following an incident last...

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