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October 18, 2019 5:08 pm

Naama Issachar, Israeli-American Imprisoned in Russia, ‘Struggling to See Light at the End of the Tunnel,’ Sister Says

The sister of Naama Issachar -- the Israeli-American woman sentenced last week by a Russian court to seven-and-a-half years in prison -- called on the...

October 16, 2019 2:16 pm

German Politicians Accuse Right-Wing AfD Party of Encouraging Neo-Nazi Violence After Attempted Synagogue Massacre

German politicians led by the country's vice-chancellor on Wednesday sharpened their attacks upon the far-right "Alternative for Germany" (AfD) Party -- the third-largest faction in...

October 4, 2019 12:34 pm

Denying Holocaust Is Not a Human Right, EU Court Determines in Ruling Against German Neo-Nazi

A German neo-Nazi who argued before the EU's leading human rights court that a ban on Holocaust denial was a violation of his human rights...

October 3, 2019 1:06 pm

Forced to Kiss the Shoes of a Muslim Classmate, Called A ‘Dirty Jew’: Antisemitic Bullying Exposed at Australian Schools

Shocking accounts of antisemitic bullying at two schools in the Australian state of Victoria over the past year have led to calls for more assertive...

October 2, 2019 2:26 pm

With 107% Increase in Incidents Targeting Jews Over Last Year, Antisemitic Attitudes in Argentina Run Deep, New Report Finds

A decline in historical awareness alongside rising hate speech posted online were the two key factors behind an astonishing 107-percent rise in antisemitic offenses in...

September 27, 2019 2:24 pm

Outpouring of Online Antisemitism in Poland After Reports of Tense Meeting Between Country’s President and US Jewish Leaders

Reports of an argument between Polish President Andrzej Duda and a group of American Jewish leaders on the fringes of the United Nations General Assembly...

September 26, 2019 1:38 pm

Berlin Has ‘Serious Antisemitism Problem’ Says City Commissioner, as New Stats Reveal Over 400 Incidents Targeting Jews in First Half of Year

A slight drop in the number of antisemitic incidents in Berlin during the first half of this year is no excuse for complacency, the city's...

September 25, 2019 11:28 am

‘If You Can’t Be Antisemitic, There’s No Free Speech,’ Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad Tells Appreciative Crowd at Columbia University

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad defended his right to express antisemitic views in the name of free speech in remarks to Columbia University students on...

September 4, 2019 1:56 pm

German Soccer Team Eintracht Frankfurt Disciplines Antisemitic Fans, but Denies Reports of Mass ‘Jewish Pig’ Chants Against Israeli Ref

Leading German soccer team Eintracht Frankfurt has denied that large numbers of its supporters barracked an Israeli referee with chants of "Jewish pig," as the...

September 2, 2019 12:34 pm

German Soccer Fans Who Abused Israeli Referee With Medieval ‘Jewish Pig’ Insult Should Face Legal Action, Green Party MP Urges

A German parliamentarian is calling on one of the country's top soccer teams to take firm action against fans who abused an Israeli referee with...

August 29, 2019 2:06 pm

‘Don’t Ignore Antisemitic Hatred of Israel,’ Urges German Jewish Leader, as Survey Reveals Growing Demonization of Jewish State as ‘Nazi-Like’

A leader of Berlin's Jewish community has called for a "paradigm shift in the fight against antisemitism" in the wake of a poll showing that...

August 26, 2019 3:24 pm

‘I’m Sure It Wasn’t Cristina’: Argentine Presidential Election Frontrunner Makes Bold Claim Over Murder of AMIA Prosecutor Alberto Nisman

Alberto Fernandez, the current frontrunner in Argentina's upcoming presidential election, has defended his vice presidential nominee -- former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner -- from...

August 21, 2019 5:02 pm

Trump Accuses US Jews Who Vote for Democrats of Being ‘Very Disloyal’ to Israel

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered some clarification but no remorse for his earlier comments accusing American Jews who vote for the Democratic Party...

August 19, 2019 12:53 pm

Leading Brexit Party Figures in UK Exposed As Contributors to Radio Show Pushing Holocaust Denial

Three senior figures from Britain's newly-formed Brexit Party have been exposed by an anti-racist group for their repeat appearances on an online radio show that...


Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...


Hungarian Far-Right Mob Vandalizes Jewish Community Center in Budapest Duri...

Hungarian neo-fascists vandalized a Jewish community center in Budapest on Wednesday during a nationalist march in the center of the capital...


Blue and White Leader Gantz Receives Mandate to Try to Form Government Afte...

Benny Gantz, the head of Israel's centrist Blue and White party, received the mandate to try to form a government...

Middle East

Report: Palestinian Convert to Judaism Arrested, Tortured by PA - A 50-year-old Palestinian man who recently converted to Judaism was arbitrarily arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces two weeks ago and is still in custody, according to a...

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