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Community Leader: Danish Jewry Dwindling Due to Anti-Semitism

4 Heshvan 5774 – October 8, 2013
Denmark’s Jewish community has lost 25 percent of its registered members over the past 15 years, partly due to anti-Semitism, its president said. The Jewish...

ADL Accepts Hobby Lobby Apology

2 Heshvan 5774 – October 5, 2013
The Anti-Defamation League accepted an apology from the retailer Hobby Lobby for an employee’s alleged comment that the store “doesn’t cater to you people.” Hobby...

Will Israeli Embassies in Europe Expand Services to Include Brit Mila and Shechitah?

1 Heshvan 5774 – October 4, 2013
The proposal will allow European Jews to use the extraterritorial status of the Israeli embassy to legally perform Brit Mila.

Golden Dawn Leader Jailed Ahead of Trial in Greece

30 Tishri 5774 – October 3, 2013
A Greek court has ordered the head of the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party held in jail until his trial following six hours of testimony...

European Anti-Circumcision Resolution: Brit Same as Female Mutilation

Practices covered by the resolution include female genital mutilation and the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons.

Hobby Lobby Slammed for Absent Hanukkah Goods, Slur

The chain Hobby Lobby, following a blog report that it did not stock Hanukkah merchandise, said it was evaluating its inventory, and also looking...

Hungary Vows to ‘Crack Down’ on Antisemitism

28 Tishri 5774 – October 2, 2013
Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics vowed to "crack down" on antisemitism in his country through legal and political means during a conference on Jewish...

Popes John Paul II, John XXIII Praised for Denouncing Antisemitism

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) welcomed the Vatican’s announcement of the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII, citing their groundbreaking work in...

Council of Europe Votes on Circumcision as Human Rights Violation

28 Tishri 5774 – October 1, 2013
Banning Jewish circumcisions used to be anti-Semitic. Today it is called a “violation of human rights.” Why aren’t there protests for children’s rights to watch porno and get sick on junk food?

Argentina Tells Obama to Include AMIA Bombing in Iran Talks

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez sent out a blitz of 31 tweets to urge President Barack Obama to include the issue of the Buenos Aires...

Suspicious Fire Guts Two Israeli Kosher Restaurants in Florida

27 Tishri 5774 – September 30, 2013
A fire destroyed two Israeli-owned kosher restaurants in a South Florida shopping plaza, including one that was torched a year ago by arsonists. The early...

Anti-Israel Billboard Under Johannesburg Court Review

A local ad company removed one of BDS’s billboards in Johannesburg.

Oh, Joy: Roger Waters Endorsing Anti-Israel Irish Education Package

20 Tishri 5774 – September 24, 2013
"I have studied the education pack.. it is extremely well laid out, extremely informative and eloquent in a way that kids will understand..."

Report: Belgian Government Website Compared Israel to Nazi Germany

18 Tishri 5774 – September 22, 2013
A Belgian Education Ministry website compared Israel and Nazi Germany, a Jewish newspaper reported. The comparisons were made on the KlasCement.be website, a major teaching...

GOP Official Won’t Apologize for Antisemitic Joke

A GOP official in Virginia refused to apologize for an antisemitic joke, although the party’s candidate for governor called it inappropriate. “I did not tell...

Jewish Teenagers Attacked at Paris Sports Court

11 Tishri 5774 – September 15, 2013
A group of teenagers “of African and North African origins” assaulted ten 13-year-old Jewish students at a public sports center in Paris  from the...

Spain to Vote on Making Holocaust Studies Obligatory

9 Tishri 5774 – September 13, 2013
Spain’s ruling People’s Party recently submitted a proposed amendment to the education law that would make Holocaust studies obligatory for Spanish students. If passed, the...

Holocaust Hideout in Warsaw Destroyed by Polish Couple

8 Tishri 5774 – September 12, 2013
A Polish couple pleaded guilty to the desecration of a historic site for destroying a Holocaust-era Jewish hideout in the Warsaw apartment the couple...

French Soldiers Face Disciplinary Action for Anti-Semitic Photo

8 Tishri 5774 – September 11, 2013
Two French soldiers who posed in front of a Paris synagogue a few weeks ago while making an anti-Semitic gesture will be sanctioned by...

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