Man Smashes Window, Makes Threat At Jewish Bookstore In France


An unidentified man smashed a window at a Jewish bookstore near Lyon and shouted an anti-Semitic threat.

Survey: One Quarter Of British Jews Have Considered Leaving Due To Anti-Semitism


Nearly half of Britons hold an anti-Semitic view and one quarter of British Jews have considered leaving because of rising anti-Semitism, two new surveys found.

Rallying Against French Anti-Semitism

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The streets of France are becoming increasingly unsafe for Jews, and some French Jews took to the streets one recent day in protest.

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The Line Between Anti-Israel And Anti-Semitic

Professor Phyllis Chesler says anti-Semitism is no longer viewed as racism, but as politically correct.

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Phyllis Chesler, a retired professor of psychology and women’s studies at City University, has since 9/11 focused on anti-Semitism and the demonization of Israel. She is a best-selling author and feminist who has just updated her 2003 book, “The New Anti-Semitism” (Gefen Publishing). She is a co-founder of the International Committee for Women of the Wall and a fellow at both the Middle East Forum and at the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy. This is an edited transcript.

Phyllis Chesler: Anti-Semitism is now “politically correct.” Joan Roth

Anti-Semitism Is A Real-life Drama

Living with my French cousin exposed me to the fears of Jews living in France.


In September I went with my school to protest the Metropolitan Opera’s production of “The Death of Klinghoffer” at Lincoln Center in New York City. A woman approached me and asked what Klinghoffer had to do with the Met and what our protest was about. I explained to her that in 1985 terrorists hijacked an Italian cruise ship, the Achille Lauro, and shot and killed the wheelchair-bound passenger Leon Klinghoffer. The Met’s fall schedule included an opera that the protestors believed romanticized his murder and glorified terrorism.

Parisian Dan Dray with his sister-in-law, Joanna.

N.Y. Officials, Jewish Leaders Condemn Brooklyn Attacks


Religious leaders and elected officials in New York City denounced two recent attacks in Brooklyn — against a deli and a JCC executive.

Why I Am Going To Germany

Special To The Jewish Week

When I accepted the invitation to spend 10 weeks in Germany this fall, it was with a sense of joyful anticipation. As the summer of Gaza unfolded, the resurgence of anti-Semitism across Europe tempered my joy but never weakened my resolve.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

Penn State Students Sentenced For Vandalizing Jewish Frat


Two Penn State students who pleaded guilty to spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti on a mostly Jewish fraternity house were sentenced to community service and probation.

Jewish Man Attacked After Nets-Maccabi Tel Aviv Game

Kings Bay Y head says a pro-Palestinian protestor hit him in face as others shouted 'your people are murderers.'

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A Pro-Palestinian protestor attacked a the head of a Jewish organization outside the Barclays Center Tuesday night, breaking his nose, according to a news release from the organization.

Leonard Petlakh

Survivors Can’t Get Justice In Hungary: Lawyers

In Chicago court, growing anti-Semitism cited in restitution cases.

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In April, Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party — described by the president of the European Jewish Congress as an “unabashedly neo-Nazi party” — won more than 20 percent of the vote in Hungary’s parliamentary election.

Far-right Jobbik party leader Gabor Vona after winning 20 percent of the country's parliamentary election. Getty Images
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