Antisemitism

Antisemitism is hostility towards or prejudice against the Jewish people. Since biblical times, Jews experienced periods in which they were persecuted for refusing to adopt the religion and culture of the ruling societies in which they lived. The rise of Christianity and perception of Jews as rejectors of Jesus led to a rise in antisemitism.

German police arrest men planning synagogue knife attack

One of the suspects had been shot and captured earlier in May, by police after a raid on the man's apartment became violent.

Jewish teenager chased through London streets by stone-throwing attackers

The 16-year-old boy is reportedly "alright," and claims to have grown accustomed to the frequent incidences of antisemitism in his neighborhood.

UK Jewish counter-rally runs off anti-Israel activists after cinema defaced

UK Jewish organizations published on social media videos of protesters waving Israeli and British flags as anti-Israel activists retreated.

Former general criticizes Canada’s failure to combat antisemitism

Retired General Rick Hillier criticized Canadian leadership for failing to combat antisemitism and fostering hate, warning this inaction threatens all Canadians and societal unity.

Rutgers, Northwestern, and UCLA school leaders grilled over campus antisemitism on Capitol Hill

University leaders faced intense scrutiny on Capitol Hill for their handling of antisemitism and campus protests since October 7, addressing violence and controversial administrative responses.

UK is good for Jews, but there is a need to fight extremism, British Jews President-elect says

"The UK is a very good place to be Jewish, and all things being well, it should be, but we're going to have to just be that much more activist to make sure it remains that way."

Police arrest protesting students at Oxford University sit-in protest, protesters claim

British police arrested about a dozen Oxford University students during a pro-Palestinian sit-in, where protesters called for divestment from companies linked to Israel.

By REUTERS
23/05/2024

London cinema vandalized ahead of Supernova massacre documentary screening

The Community Security Trust said that it was "appalled by the disgraceful graffiti on the Phoenix Cinema today."

60 Jewish groups, from left to right, back bill creating national coordinator to fight antisemitism

The joint effort is an expression of American Jewish political solidarity not seen in years.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
23/05/2024

'You son of a Jewess': Pro-terrorist writing found outside Danish embassy

The curse "you son of a Jewess" in Arabic was one of many chalk markings photographed by the embassy on the road outside the diplomatic mission in Copenhagen.

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