Posts Tagged ‘Antisemitism’

Antisemitic incidents in Germany rose by 320% after Hamas attacked Israel

Thursday, November 30th, 2023

A group tracking antisemitism in Germany said that it documented a drastic increase in antisemitic incidents in the country in the month after Hamas attacked Israel on Oct 7. The RIAS group said it recorded 994 incidents, which is an average of 29 incidents per day and an increase of 320% compared to the same Read more

Antisemitic incidents in US up by more than 300% since Israel-Hamas war

Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Antisemitic incidents in the United States have skyrocketed by more than 300% year over year in the weeks since the Israel-Hamas war began, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said this week. More than two dozen incidents occur every day on average, according to the group’s calculations. The ADL said in a press release on Monday that Read more

Surge in faith-related crimes raises concern

Monday, November 6th, 2023
faith-related crimes

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has strongly condemned the recent upsurge in faith-related crimes, asserting that such prejudice “has absolutely no place in our society.” Since the start of the Israel-Hamas conflict on 7th October, the UK Jewish charity the Community Security Trust (CST), has recorded approximately 800 incidents of antisemitism. Particularly Read more

“I’m being treated like a criminal” for speaking out against antisemitism

Thursday, November 25th, 2021
Polish Catholic priest

A Polish Catholic priest faces a disciplinary hearing at one of Poland’s leading universities for his comments attacking a colleague who promoted the infamous anti-Semitic “blood libel.” Fr Alfred Wierzbicki, a professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, will appear before a university disciplinary committee on Friday. He will answer the allegation Read more

Pope Francis photographed with Holocaust survivors, not Rockefellers and Rothschilds

Monday, May 24th, 2021

An image of the pope kissing a man’s hand while other men look on has been portrayed as a moment involving Rockefellers and Rothschildslies and the Pope “Do you see it now? The Vatican is run by the Jesuits, the Real Mafia of this world, but even they have Overlords…” But the man whose hand Read more

Antisemitism watchdog applauds Pope’s tolerance, trust

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Antisemitism has changed in a profound way, says Harley Lippman. It has moved “from being a right-wing phenomenon to a left-wing phenomenon, from being a Christian phenomenon to a radical Islamic phenomenon, and from being a religiously based phenomenon to an anti-Zionist phenomenon,” he says. Lippman is the President of the Institute for Study of Read more

Antisemitism is everyone’s business

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Antisemitism isn’t the business of Jews, it’s everyone’s business. So says a manifesto denouncing “a new antisemitism marked by Islamist radicalisation.” The manifesto has been signed by over 300 French dignitaries and stars. The manifesto was drafted by Philippe Val, a former editor at Charlie Hebdo, after a number of Jewish murders. It says the Read more

Martin Luther, antisemitism and apology

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Martin Luther’s antisemitism should be denounced, says Rabbi Abraham Cooper. In his view, next year’s 500th anniversary of Luther’s break from the Catholic church would be a perfect time to right past wrongs. Cooper, who is the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles says this would involve the  Evangelical Church in Read more

Muslims welcomed by Jews and Christians

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Muslims will take up full representation at the Wellington Council of Christians and Jews, which will re-launch as the Wellington Abrahamic Council on 14 April at an event at Parliament hosted by the Attorney General, Hon Chris Finlayson. Jewish Co-chair Dave Moskovitz said that the Council had welcomed Muslims at all meetings since 2007, and Read more