anti-Semitism

Rising Anti-Semitism Challenges Sweden’s Proud And Tolerant Self-Image

03/04/2015

When a militant extremist stormed into a kosher supermarket in Paris shortly after cartoonists were massacred at the Charlie Hebdo publication, Swedish media described it as a hostage situation at a food store.

American Campuses: Cause For Alarm?

Pro-Israel Jews across the spectrum agree that concern is warranted, but differ on what constitutes anti-Semitism.

03/03/2015
Jewish Week Correspondent

A student at the University of Ohio recalls the heated moments when she and three of her classmates were arrested last September while protesting the fiercely anti-Israel rhetoric of a fellow student, the president of the Student Senate.

German Jewish Magazine To Hide Publication’s Name In Deliveries

02/25/2015

A monthly Jewish magazine in Germany said it will deliver copies to subscribers in blank envelopes as a response to recent anti-Semitic attacks across Europe.

Anti-Semitism Expert On Europe, U.N., Obama

A conversation with Hebrew University's Robert Wistrich.

02/24/2015

As one of the world’s foremost authorities on anti-Semitism, Robert Wistrich appeared at the recent daylong conference on the subject hosted by the United Nations General Assembly — a first in that body’s history. That came on the heels of his participation at a Berlin meeting hosted by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Wistrich is chairman of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism and author of numerous books on the subject including “Anti-Semitism: The Longest Hatred” and “From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews, and Israel.” Wistrich spoke to The Jewish Week during a recent visit to New York and by phone from his home in Jerusalem. This is an edited transcript.

Hebrew University’s Robert Wistrich: U.N. as “major purveyor of anti-Semitism.”

Hollande: Anti-Semites Have No Place In France

02/24/2015

French President Francois Hollande said the country would protect its Jews against rising anti-Semitism.

How Many Jewish College Students Experience Anti-Semitism?

The results of a new national study will shock you.

02/23/2015
Staff Writer

More than half of self-identified Jewish college students at campuses in this country report that they have experienced or witnessed anti-Semitism there, according to a new national study.

New national survey finds that half of Jewish college students have experiences anti-Semitism. via fotolia.com

French Chief Rabbi Rejects Netanyahu’s Call for Emigration

02/20/2015

France’s chief rabbi, Haim Korsia, rejected Israeli Prime Minister’s Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent call for European Jews to move to Israel.

At a news conference Thursday in New York following a speech at Manhattan’s Park East Synagogue, Korsia said there had been a Jewish presence in France for 2,000 years and, echoing recent comments by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, said that “France will no longer be France” if there were a mass Jewish exodus.

French Chief Rabbi Haim Korsia, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio a Park East Synagogue. Getty Images

Swedish Public Radio Apologizes For Anti-Semitism Question

02/18/2015

Swedish public radio apologized for a presenter’s question to the country’s Israeli ambassador about whether Jews are responsible for anti-Semitism.

First Step To Defeating Terror: Call It What It Is

Obama’s reluctance to call attacks anti-Semitic or terrorists Islamic radicals is troubling.

02/16/2015
Editor and Publisher

As reports of terror attacks on Jews and Jewish targets in Europe mount, I find myself all too familiar with some of the tragic scenes.

Gary Rosenblatt

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Attack On Copenhagen Synagogue

02/15/2015

A man was killed and two injured in an attack at a synagogue in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The shooting after midnight on Sunday morning at Copenhagen’s central synagogue in Krystalgade occurred just hours after a fatal shooting Saturday afternoon at a free speech event at a cultural center featuring a Danish cartoonist, Lars Vilks, who is under police protection because of his cartoons caricaturing Mohammed. It is not yet clear if the two shootings are related.

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