Category: antisemitism

antisemitism, Massacres and Disasters, World Politics

City of York Marks Jewish Genocide with Song

Cliffords Tower, York, UK

York, in the UK, hosted a commemoration event marking the 830th anniversary of the massacre of the city’s Jewish population. It’s good that the UK is “owning” its antisemitism, still endemic today. The description of how the event played out is, however, a bit disturbing. “Attendees will be invited to listen to music and readings, …

antisemitism, Business

Nazi Propaganda Published and Sold by Amazon

Cover "The Poisonous Mushroom" as sold on Amazon

“The Poisoned Mushroom” and “The Mongrel,” English translations of German books published in 1938 and 1940, respectively, are for sale on Amazon Prime. The translations were published using Amazon’s publishing platform, and advocate for killing Jews, calling Jews “abusers of children” and worse. The German originals were put out by Hitler’s friend Julius Streicher (of …

antisemitism, World Politics

Antisemitic Graffiti in Spain on Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

Antisemitic graffiti on a cultural center in Madrid, January 2020

Spain is no exception to the rise in antisemitic attacks, which continues unabated in both Europe and the United States. Now a cultural center located in Madrid, has been vandalized with graffiti that reads “I command you to kill Jews” and “Free Palestine, kill a Jew.” Each of these two cases of antisemitic graffiti were …

antisemitism, World Politics

Lithuania Whitewashes Complicity in the Holocaust

The Lithuanian Parliament, the Seimas Palace, in Vilna

A committee of members of the Lithuanian parliament are working on a draft of legislation that will state that Lithuania and Lithuanian leaders did not participate in the Holocaust. The truth of the matter, however, is that more Lithuanians killed Jews than did Nazis, during the Holocaust. And more Lithuanian Jews were killed than those …

antisemitism, World Politics

Even When Jews Are Dead, They Are Fair Game

German Cemetery Desecration Geilenkirchen

Two men, aged 21 and 23, went on a rampage in a West German Jewish cemetery in Geilenkirchen on Saturday night, overturning more than 40 graves and defacing other stones with blue spray paint. #Antisemitic Incident reported!#Germany #Geilenkirchen At the #Jewish cemetery in #Geilenkirchen in North Rhine-Westphalia, perpetrators overthrow over 40 #gravestones and partially #sprayed …

antisemitism, Massacres and Disasters, terror, World Politics

France: Too High, Not Responsible for Murder of Halimi

Sarah Halimi

A French court has absolved Sarah Halimi’s murderer: The court relieved Kobili Traore, 29, of criminal responsibility for his slaying of Sarah Halimi, whom Traore pummeled for about an hour while shouting about Allah and calling her a demon before throwing the 60-year-old physician to her death from the window of her third-story apartment. It did …

antisemitism, social media, World Politics

Viral Eyebrow Raising by Orthodox Jew during Corbyn Concession Speech

Yosef David raises eyebrow during Corbyn's concession speech at Islington

Brexit Candidate Yosef David is now famous for his hilariously raised eyebrow during Corbyn’s concession speech at Islington, the video of which has gone viral. The involuntary facial response occurred when failed candidate Corbyn, a notorious antisemite, said he was proud that while Labour lost the election, the party’s campaign did not descend into the …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Massacres and Disasters

Survey, Survivors, Scholar say Holocaust Could Happen Again

Auschwitz Holocaust Museum

Antisemitic incidents are at a record high in the US and the EU, and German-born Holocaust survivors say the current antisemitic social climate reminds them of Germany in the 1930s. Speaking at a New Jersey Holocaust Remembrance Day event last year, several such survivors suggested they believe that the Holocaust could happen again. Meanwhile, polls …

antisemitism, Israeli Politics, Massacres and Disasters, terror, US Politics, World Politics

U.S. Rejects Jordan’s Rejection of the Extradition Treaty

ahlam-ahmad-al-tamimi-FBI-Most-Wanted-Poster

Arnold and Frimet Roth have been tirelessly trying to obtain justice for the murder of their daughter Malki (HY”D) by demanding Jordan extradite the mastermind of the Sbarro bombing, Ahlam Tamimi. Tamimi was released to Jordan in the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange. The Roths were not notified prior to the release of this terrorist monster, …

antisemitism

Holocaust Memorial Stone Vandalized on Eve of Rosh Hashana

defaced stolperstein outside Oslo synagogue

If we forget we are unwanted and reviled, there is always someone to remind us. Hence the vandalizing of stolpersteins, or stumbling blocks, in Oslo, on Rosh Hashana eve. The stolpersteins are brass paving “stones” with the names of those murdered in the Holocaust. These brass pavers appear where Jews last lived and worked before …