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.

The Qatari flag is seen at a park near Doha Corniche, in Doha

Qatar removes some antisemitic, violent material from school textbooks - report

The Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education praised the removal of inflammatory material promoting violence and antisemitic conspiracy theories.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at the annual National Rifle Association (NRA) convention in Dalla

Texas Governor Abbott addresses antisemitism during Hanukkah ceremony

Greg Abbott has been the governor of Texas since 2015 and has previously won the 'Friend of Zion' award.

A U.S. flag hangs on a tree trunk amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Keene, New Ham

New Hampshire legislature leaders condemn antisemitism among state reps

“It is unacceptable that any member of this historic legislative body is involved in perpetuating hate in any form.”

By Jordyn Haime/JTA
07/12/2021

Czech FM: We changed our UN vote on Jerusalem to say no to antisemitism

Czech Republic Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhánek explained his country's history rejection of a UN resolution in an exclusive interview.

Zionists are behind Islamophobia, US police brutality - CAIR official

Billoo claimed Zionist organizations were behind Islamophobia, police brutality, and

Kosher food becomes a BDS flashpoint on a Toronto college campus

The revision came after condemnations by Jewish students on campus, the university leadership and Canadian Jewish organizations.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
06/12/2021

Anne Frank Memorial vandalized in Boise, Idaho - police

The Anne Frank Memorial in Boise, Idaho was vandalized with graffiti, Boise Police said on Twitter Saturday.

UK neo-Nazi sentenced to read classic literature hasn't started yet

Ben John, a 21-year-old Nazi sympathizer, was ordered to read classic literature such as the works of Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Charles Dickens in sentencing, but he has yet to do so.

Antisemitic British video streamer sentenced to four years in prison

Richard Hesketh, 36, was arrested after police were informed of his antisemitic videos, which had accumulated roughly two million views.

Pennsylvania allocates $6.6m for Tree of Life synagogue repairs

The US state of Pennsylvania issued $6.6 million USD in grants to repair the Tree of Life synagogue, the site of the deadliest antisemitic attack in US history.

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