5/27/2020 A  new report  by ADL (Anti-Defamation League) is providing a disturbing picture of the state of affairs on U.S.  college campuses where the anti-Israeli activities inevitably morphing into blatant anti-Semitism.     Targeted propaganda in  social media and many student publications  equates Zionism to racism and white supremacism. Often times pro-Israel students are targeted for harassment or excluded from the campus life.
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12/16/2019 A report  by StopAntisemitism.org and Zachor Legal Institute and endorsed by more than 2 dozen American NGOs reveals the disturbing connection between the oldest hatred in the world and the delegitimization campaign against the State of Israel.

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If you're Haredi in New York, be afraid'. 'Anti-Semitism has become mainstream,' says Israeli American Council CEO; Manhattan resident Shilo Ben Ze'ev says he was viciously attacked two months ago on the way to synagogue, and police tried to deter him from filing a complaint. (Ynet News)

Amid Fury Over Sarah Halimi Murder Trial Decision, French Jewish Leader Questions Judicial Willingness to Confront Islamist Antisemitism. (The Algemeiner)

  Pro-Israel students from 30 university campuses across the United States and Canada gathered last week in New York City for a three-day conference to learn about defending Israel effectively, confidently and unapologetically at their schools. (JNS.org)

The AJC Paris survey found that 70 percent of French Jews say they have been victims of at least one antisemitic incident in their lifetime, 64% have suffered anti-Semitic verbal abuse at least once, and 23% have been targets of physical violence on at least one occasion, with 10 percent saying they were attacked several times. (AJC.org)

Amid the worst outbreak of anti-Semitic violence in decades, a new survey released today from the Anti-Defamation League found more than half of American adults – 61% – agree with at least one or more classic anti-Semitic canards. (Israel Hayom)

UK sets new record for anti-Semitic incidents in 2019. According to an annual study by The Community Security Trust (CST), a total of 1,805 anti-Semitic incidents were reported in 2019, an increase of seven percent from 2018. (United With Israel).

 


 

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5/26/2020 - A large banner reading  "Welcome to the Zionist Police State" was displayed from the one of the apartments at Tower Hamlets housing that happens to face a Sephardic Jewish Novo Beth Chaim cemetery located in the Mile End neighborhood in East London. Metropolitan Police and the Tower Hamlets council made arrangements to have the banner removed. The incident is under investigation.

5/25/2020 - The result of just released study by researchers at the University of Oxford revealed that 20% of English people questioned in the poll believe that Jews created COVID-19 to collapse the economy for financial gain. (Link to full story).

5/24/2020 - A virulently anti-American and antisemitic cartoon tweeted by the Chinese Embassy in Paris on Monday previously appeared on several websites linked to white supremacists and Holocaust deniers. Accompanied by the text “Qui est le prochain?” (“Who’s next?”), the cartoon showed the figure of death draped in a US flag while holding a scythe embossed with the Star of David. The death figure stood alongside a row of doorways marked with the names of countries such as Syria, Venezuela and Hong Kong — all supposedly the targets of American and “Zionist” destabilization plots. (Link to full story).

5/24/2020 - A large swastika was spray painted on the wall of the Jewish owned business belonging to Eti Lazarian in DeKalb County, Georgia. This incident is the latest in the string of hateful incidents being investigated by local authorities.

5/20/2020 - Multiple windows were smashed at the building belonging to Reform Congregation Anshai Emeth in Peoria Illinois. The assailants unsuccessfully tried to break into synagogue and may have smashed the windows out of the spite.

5/20/2020 - A Irish member of the European Parliament was criticized on Wednesday after she slammed a European Jewish students organization for rebuking her over her participation in a webinar associated with the BDS movement that will include one participant from an organization linked to Palestinian terrorism and another who compared Israel to the Nazi regime. (Link to full story).

5/19/2020 - Mia Bahr, a Stanford University Undergraduate Senate member and a canditdate for      reelection, expressed intense dislike for Israel and the people who support the Jewish state. Her tweets and retweets uncluded the following: "If fyou support Israel, you can choke, honestly"; "Fuck Israel, free Palestine"; anyone who "won't support BDS is full of sheet". (Link to full story).

5/19/2020 - A young man in the mask and with hoodie over his head was caught drawing anti-Semitic graffiti on the inside wall of the J train at the Bowery street station, New York. The sign said “Fuck the Jews” and “Go to hell Donald Trump.” NYPD is investigating the incident.

5/18/2020 - Bradley Brooker, a UK resident, used TikTok media platform to showcase a video that jokes about the tattoos engraved on Jewish prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The video was viewed over 600,000 times with 63,000 likes.

5/15/2020 - National Director of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Jonathan Greenblatt announced Friday on Twitter that the tomb of Esther and Mordechai in Iran was torched. "Disturbing reports from Iran that the tomb of Esther & Mordechai, a holy Jewish site, was set afire overnight. We hope that the the authorities bring the perpetrators of this antisemitic act to justice & commit to protecting the holy sites of all religious minorities in Iran,” Greenblatt tweeted. (Link to full story).

5/13/2020 - Joseph Miner, 29-year old Joseph Miner and 40-year-old Daniel Jou were arrested in Bayside Queens after purchasing a cache of weapons with erased serial numbers from the undercover agents in the hotel room near LaGuardia airport. Miner frequently posted photos of himself doing Nazi salutes, commented “Heil Hitler” about a spate of anti-Semitic attacks in New York and even celebrated the brutal December attack in the Orthodox Jewish community in Monsey, Rockland County.

5/13/2020 - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said Tuesday that anti-Semitic incidents in New Jersey shot up by 73 percent last year, the most ever recorded in the state and the second-highest number recorded in any state across the country. (Link to full story).

5/10/2020 - The demand from the Department of Strategic Investigations of the Ukrainian national police, which combats organized crime was received by Yakov Zalischiker, the head of the Jewish community in the city of Kolomyia. Signed by Mykhailo Bank, a senior police official in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of Ukraine, the letter demanded a copy of the community’s charter, together with “a list of community members with addresses and mobile phones” and “a list of Jewish students in universities of Kolomyia and Ivano-Frankivsk.”  (Link to full story).

5/10/2020 - A Queens couple, Paulo and Clelia Pinho, were arrested in Williamsburg, Brooklyn after confronting a group of Hasidic Jews on the corner of Bedford Avenue and Ross Street. The couple yelled out anti-Semitic slurs and then tried to rip face masks from some the of the Jews standing there. Ironically Mr. and Mrs. Pinho accused them of not wearing the masks while removing them from the men who wore the masks. “You’re the reason why we’re getting sick”. Couple was arrested on the charge of aggravated assault and harassment a s a hate crime. (Link to full story).

5/10/2020 - A 31-year -old Syrian asylum seeker smashed the windows of the HaCarmel kosher restaurant in Amsterdam while holding a metal pipe in one hand and a lighter in another. It's the second time this individual has done so in recent times. The assailant was subdued with pepper spray by the local police officers. The owner of the restaurant said that he may have to close the establishment since it has been repeatedly spat on and smeared with garbage. Police beef up security after each incident but leave shortly after, he said, while the assailants are charged just with vandalism which does not include an aggravated element of a hate crime.

5/5/2020 - A 57-year-old resident of Las Vegas was charged in anti-Semitic stalking and property destruction. Georgina McGarvie is facing felony charges as a result of her damaging a neighboring Jewish family’s apartment and defacing it with anti-Semitic graffiti back on December the 3rd.

5/5/2020 - A top US State Department official said on Monday he was “deeply concerned” by a sharp rise in online antisemitism during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “What we’ve seen in the past two months is really a wave — a tsunami, I might say — of antisemitism on the internet focused on the coronavirus,” US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Elan Carr said in a telephone briefing marking Jewish American Heritage Month. “And this is really nothing more than the recycled blood libel of the Middle Ages. (Link to full story).

5/4/2020 - Hundreds of chairs with fake money on them were placed atop what used to be a Jewish cemetery in Lithuania to protest delays in plans to build a conference center on the grounds. Defending History, an organization at the forefront of efforts to block the construction plan, condemned the display. “This grotesque, unashamed show of money on top of the graves says it all,” the group wrote in a statement.

4/29/2020 - Another anti-Semitic incident within the Ohio University premises. Eleven spray-painted swastikas, a depiction of Adolf Hitler and a racial slur was found painted on the ground of the student center on the Athens campus. (Link to full story).

4/25/2020 - Sign saying Juden Rous (Jews Out) along with two large swasticas was spray painted on the walls of the cemetery in Southern Italian town of Soveria Manelli.

4/25/2020 - The number of antisemitic incidents in Canada hit a record high for a fourth consecutive year in 2019, according to a new study published on Monday. The 2019 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents commissioned by the League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith Canada, showed 2,207 incidents of antisemitism took place last year, an increase of more than 8 percent from 2018. (Link to full story).

4/25/2020 - The Palestinian Authority and the PLO's largest party, Fatah, on Thursday marked the anniversary of the "deaths as martyrs" of three terrorists who participated in the planning, kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. (Link to full story).

4/23/2020 - Two Jewish teenagers were assaulted in Williamsburg, Brooklyn by couple of young men who walked up to teens yelling anti-Semitic slurs and then threw some debris at them. The Jewish youngsters, 14 and 15 years old, run away and notified the police who were able to get the pictures of the assailants from the security cameras. The incident is currently being investigated.

4/22/2020 - Stephan Balliet,  German neo-Nazi who attempted to massacre worshippers at a Yom Kippur service in the city of Halle last October has been formally charged with double murder and attempted murder. Balliet was also charged with the attempted murder of 68 people, dangerous bodily harm and attempted robbery. A date for his trial is pending.

4/21/2020 - A radical group of pro-Palestinian BDS activists in Germany disrupted an online Holocaust memorial by posting Nazi related pictures and pornographic content during a conversation with the survivors of the genocide.

4/20/2020 - Afrim Haxhaj, 30, resident of Jackson Heights, Queens confronted a Jewish customer at Dunkin Donuts shop at Fort Lee, New Jersey blaming the Jews for corona virus pandemic. He also tried to intimidate the Jewish customer telling him not to come back to the store. Police was called and state Attorney General charged Haxhaj with bias intimidation and harassment. 

4/20/2020 - A Canton Ohio man identified as Matt Slatzer, driving with a friend at Columbus stay-at-home protest, produced a sign with a picture of a rodent with the Star of David on its side and the words “The Real Plague.” Mr. Slatzer has an extensive criminal record. (Link to full story).

4/20/2020 - Ahmed Shaheed, a A prominent United Nations official dealing with human rights has sounded the alarm on the rise of antisemitic rhetoric around the world since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The statement noted that “‘conspiracy’ theory prevails in claiming that Jews or Israel are responsible for developing and spreading COVID-19 virus to reduce the non-Jewish population and to control the world.”  (Link to full story).

4/20/2020 - Denmark’s 24NYT news site reported that the latest Danish translation of the New Testament has removed almost all references to the land of Israel otherwise mentioned in the New Testament's original version 60 times. The new translation omitted 59 of those references. 

4/19/2020 - Carolyn Assaf, a Palestinian pre-med student, who was elected this month as vice president of the student government at the Newark campus of Rutgers University has a history of posting anti-Israel and antisemitic content on social media. (Link to full story).

4/15/2020 - According to US Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, police arrested a 36-year-old John Michael Rathbun, on the charges of attempted arson with a home made incendiary device. A five gallon canister stuffed with a Christian pamphlet was found outside Ruth’s House, a Jewish-sponsored assisted living facility for people of all faiths in Longmeadow, MA.

4/13/2020 - Two anti-Semitic incidents took place in Huntsville, AL during the Jewish holiday of Passover. The surveillance cameras recorded an individual in a ski mask scrawling anti-Semitic images at Etz Chayim and Chabad of Huntsville synagogues. Police is treating the incidents as a hate crime.

4/10/2020 - Montgomery County Police arrested 28-year-old Andrew Lemond Costas, 28, based on evidence acquired through surveillance camera and tips from general public related to an incident during which Mr. Costas allegedly spray-painted a swastika on the Tikvat Israel synagogue in Maryland.

4/9/2020 - Swastikas and and signs "Gas them all" and "Holohoax" were found on the grounds of Etz Chayim synagogue, in Huntsville Alabama. Local police responded to the scene and is investigating the incident.

4/9/2020 - Jordanian author Kafa Al-Zou'bi blamed the corona virus pandemic on capitalism, which according to her is barbaric, greedy, and also "Jewish". She continued that Judaism bears the greatest responsibility  for the evil and brutal aspects of capitalism. This religion, she says, is "a cancer that has harmed humanity from the dawn of its civilized history," because it regards non-Jews as inferior creatures who are detested by God and can be killed with impunity. (Link to full story).

4/9/2020 - The sticker in the shape of a yellow star of David shaped sticker with a biohazard symbol on it was found stuck to the window on a subway car in Hamburg using an infamous Nazi-era symbol, the Research and Information Center for Anti-Semitism (RIAS) in Berlin said in a statement

4/9/2020 - A hateful graffiti was painted on the wall of Orthodox synagogue Ahavat Shalom on West Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles. It said “Fuck kikes” and then the words “Daniel M”.

4/7/2020 - Tomas Mendez, host of the popular Argentine ADN TV, said that “bats are not responsible for the coronavirus, humans are.” He added that “the richest of the world, some born in the United States, others in Israel and another in Europe, are the owners of your life, who created this virus.” Mr. Mendez publicly apologized for these remarks the next day.

Those humans, he said, are “the richest of the world, some born in the United States, others in Israel and another in Europe,” who “are the owners of your life, who created this virus.” He singled out the Rothschild family, who often appear in anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, and Bill Gates.

4/1/2020 - During his recent appearance on Hezbollah TV, Seif Da’na, a Palestinian-American Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, made a remark that "Hitler did not do anything out of the ordinary. He did not do anything that had not been done by the Europeans before.”

3/31/2020 - A New Haven, CT rabbi, Yehoshua Rosenstein was jumped by gang of teens outside the Chabbad House at Yale. “Give us everything you have, you fucking Jew!" the assailants demanded. Despite complying, the rabbi was knocked to the ground, punched and kicked. The gang highjucked the rabbi's car but were soon apprehended by local police. They were charged with first-degree robbery weapons procession, larceny and conspiracy. The leaders of the gang are also expected to be charged with a hate crime.

3/27/2020 - During the sermon delivered by Yemeni religious scholar, Ibrahim Al-Ubeidi, the above mentioned claimed that Jews and Americans created the deadly corona virus with intention of shutting down Mecca and Medina. He also accused the Saudi family to be the descendants of Iraqi Jew called Mordechai.

3/26/2020 - New York University (NYU) took an unusual step this week, condemning a former student for a mocking tweet about the first Israeli coronavirus fatality. Upon learning of the death of Aryeh Even, an 88-year-old Holocaust survivor who lived in Jerusalem, last Friday, Leen Dweik — ex-president of NYU’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter — tweeted, “Anyway should I paint my nails red or green today?” (Link to full story).

3/26/2020 - Giovanni Gasparro, a 36-year-old Italian artist whose work has been honored by Catholic Church for his Christian themes paintings in baroque style, has unveiled his latest "masterpiece". The 7ft X 5ft painting revives the anti-Semitic blood libel of medieval times by depicting the caricature like images of hook-nosed Jews making a ritual scarifies of the Christian child. (Link to full story).

3/25/2020 - Rick Wiles is an American far-right conspiracy theorist and non-denominational senior pastor at Flowing Streams Church in Vero Beach, Florida. During his podcast on Trunews, Mr. Wiles said that said on that the coronavirus outbreak is spreading to synagogues, and is a punishment from God because Jews don’t follow Jesus. “Stay out of those things, there’s a plague in them. God’s dealing with false religions. “It’s spreading in Israel through the synagogues,” he continued, before blaming the Jewish state’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Anti-Defamation League.

3/23/2020 - Sarah Leah Whitson, the managing director for research and policy of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft appeared to celebrate the draconian measures employed by the Israeli government to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Then she argued that whatever discomforts they impose on Israeli citizens, they are not enough to compensate for the suffering Israel has inflicted on its Palestinian neighbors. “Such a tiny taste. Missing a tablespoon of blood,” Sarah Leah Whitson wrote in a now-deleted tweet. (Link to full story).

3/23/2020 - Per alert issued by ABC News, FBI’s New York office reported that neo-Nazis and other white supremacist groups are urging their followers to contract the coronavirus in order to infect Jews and police officers. "Spread the deadly illness to Jews by going any place they may be congregated, to include markets, political offices, businesses and places of worship” report indicates the groups are encouraging.

3/18/2020 - The coronavirus is a Zionist plot spread by Jews to decrease the world population, some members of Turkey's press and public have said, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute. MEMRI, which specializes in translating Middle Eastern media into English, has uncovered a number of incidences of Turks blaming the coronavirus epidemic on Jews and Zionism. (Link to full story).

3/11/2020 - A 23-year-old California woman accused of posting Nazi propaganda at Orange county campuses was sentenced to a year of informal probation and 40 hours of community service. Local district attorney’s office also reported that Grace Elisabeth Ziesmer of Fullerton was ordered to pay $517 in restitution after she agreed to plead guilty to a count of misdemeanor vandalism and two misdemeanor counts of graffiti.

3/9/2020 - A swastika was found on a bathroom stall at Queens College. School administration was notified and in turn alerted the local police department. The incident was promptly denounced by school president, William Tramontano and by NYPD. 

3/8/2020 -  A group of 11 students from a Brazilian at Saint Mary's School in Brazil’s northeastern city of Recife. displayed the Hitler salute in support of their classmate who was running for class representative. The photo of the event was posted on the Instagream and was accompanied by references to "Fuhrer, Arian and Third Reich." Brazilian media reported the incident next day. The principal of the school issued an apology "to all those who were offended.”The participating students were suspended from school for one week.

3/7/2020 - Imam Al-Hassan Qazwini, who spoke at a Dearborn, Michigan rally on March 7 for Bernie Sanders, had said in 2016 that the Democratic candidate is “an honorable man, even though he is a Jew.”

3/6/2020 - Italian anti-Semitism monitor, “Osservatorio Anti-Semitism”, produced a new report which showed a sharp increase of offences targeting the Jewish minority. There are around 30,000 Jews currently living in Italy. Total of 251 incidents of anti-Semitism were reported in 2019 vs. 197 such incidents in 2018.

3/6/2020 - Nazi flag was waved during the Senator Bernie Sanders rally in Phoenix, Arizona. People around the incident ripped the flag out of man's hands and he was escorted out of the arena by the authorities.

3/5/2020 - A 38-year-old Jersey City resident, Taylor Stackhouse, was arrested for terroristic threats against the Jewish manager of the same property where JC Kosher Supermarket was assaulted resulting in the death of four innocent people. Mr. Stackhouse was charged with two counts of second-degree Bias Intimidation, one count of fourth-degree Bias Intimidation, two counts of Terroristic Threats and a Petty Disorderly Persons Harassment charge.

3/4/2020 - Manhattan Grand Jury indicted Zarinah Ali on a hate crime she allegedly committed while traveling in New Your City Subway. Back in December of 2019 Ms. Ali physically attacked a female Jewish student for filming an anti-Semitic verbal abuse directed at Jewish man wearing traditional kippah. The accused pleaded not guilty. (Link to full story).

3/4/2020 - A large anti-Semitic message was spray-painted on a railroad bridge in Cincinnati, Ohio on the border of Madisonville and Oakley. The graffiti read: “The Jews killed Christ. They are the enemies of the whole human race. – Paul.” The incident was reported to Cincinnati police and federal law enforcement and is currently under investigation.

3/3/2020 - A 57-year-old Jewish man was attacked by three individuals who punched and kicked him breaking his teeth and tearing up his kippah with a pocketknife. The incident took place in Brazilian city of Jaquariuna. The attacked man was told that “Hitler should have killed more Jews". Local police is investigating the assault as a hate crime.

3/1/2020 - During his interview with Polsat TV, the far-right Polish politician and writer, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, expressed an opinion that pogroms perpetrated against European Jews over centuries has benefited the victims through natural selection process, which made them stronger. He did not elaborate how that selection process helped the Polish Jews during the Holocaust. 

3/1/2020 - Anti-Zionist and anti-Semitic verbal attacks were in full display outside AIPAC annual conference in Washington D.C. Several protesters were heard yelling: "Hitler will come back, Burn all of you; The Holocaust will come back to you; From the river to the swan, Palestine will be free."

2/29/2020 - During the sermon aired on Lebanon's Al-Waqiyah television, Palestinian cleric, Yousuf Makharzah said that animosity towards Jews is an Islamic religious duty, and that any Muslim that did not show enmity to the Jews was a heretic.

2/29/2020 - A University of Maryland student, Muqarrab Ahmed Abdullah, was arrested for repeatedly sending anti-Semitic messages to the female Jewish student he never met. The incident was made public by an e-mail announcement to the campus community. Mr. Abdullah was charged with electronic communication harassment and a hate crime.

2/28/2020 - Canadian newspaper al-Meshwar published an article by Dr. Mustafa Yusuf al-Lidawi titled “The Abuse of the Martyrs and the Manipulation of Their Bodies Are Jewish Commandments and Israeli Directives.” Mr. Al-Lidawi is a member of the Hamas's Department of Arab and Islamic Relations. B’nai Brith Canada of Canada issued a statement: “These relentless and baseless attacks on our community undermine inter-communal relations and increase the risk to our safety.” They also filed a complaint with a local police. (Link to full story).

2/27/2020 - A Miami judge, Hon. David Young, discovered a swastika spray-painted in front of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association building. He was later alerted to another swastika painted on the Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center. The paintings were covered and the local authorities were alerted.

2/27/2020 - A young Jewish man working out at the Crunch Gym in Crown Heights was a victim of an unprovoked attack by an African American man who slapped him and used anti-Semitic slurs. Young man reported the incident to the police who arrested the attacker for an assault. The Crunch Gym promptly terminated the attacker's membership.

2/27/2020 - Rafaella Gunz, a journalist focusing on LGBT and feminist issues, told the Algemeiner this week about anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist harassment she faced due to her pro-Israel activism at City University of New York. The toxic invorement forced her to ultimately leave the school.   “no one helped me, no one came to my defense" she reported.

2/25/2020 - Lincoln Nebraska Police Department reported an arrest of 21-year-old Noah Miller. He was charged with Felony Vandalism for allegedly spray painting a swastika and racial epithets on the door and steps of the South Street Temple in Lincoln on Jan. 13, 2020. The entire incident was caught on synagogue's  video surveillance camera.

2/23/2020 - Heerak Kim, who is running in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District, tweeted that the “FBI should investigate U.S. politicians in both Republican and the Democratic party with ‘questionable’ ties with Israel.” He also twitted the following: “American citizens should work toward curtailing the power of Jewish lobby groups and other Jewish groups that seek to practice ‘Witch Hunt’ against Americans who they see as a ‘threat’ to Jews, like they did with Jesus Christ. Americans are NOT SLAVES!”

2/23/2020 - Caricatures of Jews, including ones depicting them as ants, were prominently displayed at this city’s annual parade. The displays came a year after the Jewish Telegraphic Agency exposed anti-Semitic themes in last year’s parade in Aalst, located about 10 miles west of Brussels. (Link to full story)

2/23/2020 - A series of anonymous bomb threats was made against more than a dozen Jewish community centers across New York on Sunday, according to state law enforcement officials.  The threats, first reported at 11 a.m. local time Sunday morning, were emailed to members belonging to 18 JCC's across the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomowent to the Albany center after police evacuated about 100 people, searched the building with dogs and declared it safe.

2/20/2020 - “Antisemitism and hatred of Jews is growing” in Germany, the mayor of Frankfurt warned on Wednesday. “We have a problem with the antisemitism of adults, not only children,” he added. “Antisemitism is from the far left to the far right, influenced by anti-Zionism which becomes antisemitism. From the guilt of the past, we have the responsibility of the future.”  

2/19/2020 -  A newly-elected Irish parliamentarian, Reada Cronin a Sinn Fain representative, made the unsubstantiated claims on her Twitter account that Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency had played a "“sinister” role in the UK general election that resulted in UK's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s defeat in the UK general election. On Wednesday she offered an apology for her comments. In the past Ms. Cronin retweeted anti-Semitic message saying that “Hitler was just a pawn” in the hands of “Rothschild banks.” She also also has expressed a feeling that “Israel have taken Nazism to a new level by showing they can get away with it.”

2/19/2020 - A swastika and "White Power" were spray-painted on the fence surrounding the Jewish owned business in Lakewood township of New Jersey. Woman leaving the scene in the dark sedan was recorded on surveillance video.   

2/17/2020 - A swastika was painted inside the 15th Street-Prospect Park subway station in Brooklyn, New York. Witness alerted police about the incident and city employees later removed the graffiti.

2/12/2020 - Palestinian Fatah movement removed a Nazi-themed cartoon hours after being harshly critisized by Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan on Tuesday. Erdan slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmmoud Abbas for claiming in the UN he extends his hand in peace to Israel. (Link to cartoon).

12/11/2020 - Jewish student leaders at the University of California, Berkeley, are calling for action after allegedly being “harassed and threatened” twice in less than a year during student government meetings. The letter, published Monday and addressed to UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ, accused the administration and the Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC), an independent student association, of “continually” failing to protect Jewish students. (Link to full story).

12/10/2020 - Conor Climo, a 23-year-old former security guard, has pleaded guilty for possession of bomb-making material in an attempt to kill Jews at a Las Vegas synagogue and of drawing up plans to attack a bar catering to LGBTQ customers. According to Nevada U.S. Attorney's office, Mr. Climo is facing up to 10 years in prison and $250,000 fine.

2/9/2020 - An investigation is underway by school administration after a Nazi flag was displayed in the window of Governor Thomas Johnson High School in a Maryland suburb. Superintendent Theresa R. Alban says the school district will "take appropriate action" Monday in light of the incident.

  2/7/2020 - A Tampa Bay City Council membe, Orlando Gudes, used "we’re getting Jewed” phrase to describe high construction costs for an East Tampa community center to a Tampa Bay Times reporter late last month. He then apologized after meeting with a local Jewish leaders to learn why it was offensive.

2/6/2020 - Swastikas and other anti-Semitic symbols and slogans were discovered painted on several headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Dordrecht, Netherlands, situated about 40 miles south of Amsterdam.

2/6/2020 - Urban Dictionary, a crowdsourced online dictionary for slang words and phrases, was condemned by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum for publishing “hurtful and disrespectful” definitions of the word “Auschwitz.” Among the website’s 20 different definitions of the Nazi concentration camp are “a summer camp for Jews,” “a disneyland for its time” and “the happy resort for Jews during WW2.”

2/6/2020 - Facebook has taken down a public page by a New Jersey group named Rise Up Ocean County. Group posted a video in which they predicted that Orthodox rabbis would lead to the “colonization” of Lakewood, in Ocean County. Another comment on the site referenced the Holocaust and called for getting “rid of them like like Hitler did,” according to the attorney general.

2/4/2020 - On Tuesday a group of youths threw eggs and fireworks at Jewish worshippers attending a synagogue service in Chapham Common section of South London. The following day they climbed onto the roof of the synagogue and shouted anti-Semitic obscenities.

2/4/2020 - A 25-year-old Jewish man wearing kippah, was approached by four men on the Jean Jaurès train station in northeastern Paris. They asked him for a cigarette, but when a Jewish guy told them that he didn't smoke one of the attachers pinned him against the wall while saying that “You Jews have enough money, you can buy me some.” At this point, other passengers intervened, blocking the four assailants and allowing the young Jewish man to safely depart the scene.

1/29/2020 -  Just days after the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Ottawa (Canada) police department is investigating an incident in which National Holocaust Monument was pelted with eggs. It happened around 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the corner of Booth and Wellington streets. Incident is treated as a hate crime by local authorities.

1/28/2020 - Attorney General William Barr charged Tiffany Harris of New York, a repeat offender, with with federal hate crimes. Mz Harris made name for herself by engaging in anti-Semitic attack on Orthodox Jewish women in December of 2019 only to be released without bail. AG noted that in the past this type of case may have been treated locally but Fed wanted "to plant its flag and show zero tolerance."

1/27/2020 - Swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti were found drawn on the multiple floors inside the apartment building located across the street from the synagogue on Grand Street in lower Manhattan. Majority of the residents in the building are Jewish. NYPD's 7th Precinct is investigating the incident.

1/25/2020 - The home of now deceased anti-fascist resistance fighter and writer, Lidia Rolfi in Mondovi, Italy was subjected to antisemitic graffiti. The words "Juden hier", German for "Jews here", and a Star of David were painted on the door of the property where her son still resides. Lidia Rolfi, who was not Jewish, was deported to a Nazi concentration camp for political reasons during the WW II.

1/24/2020 - A Jewish man man wearing yarmulke was attacked on East 41st Street near Third Avenue around 11 a.m. on Monday. He was checking his cell phone when an assailant shouted anti-Semitic remarks and cursed him out. When the man looked at the attacker, he was punched in the face and as he lay on the ground he was repeatedly kicked. Shortly after the attack, police arrested 48 year-old Steven Jorge of Miami. He was charged with assault as a hate crime.

1/22/2020 - The Jewish cemetery in Shoumen, Bulgaria which is dating back to the 19th century, was vandalized. Gravestones were pushed over and broken, and a fence around the cemetery was damaged, the Sofia Globe reported. The city of Shoumen was home to a large Jewish community during the Ottoman rule. 

1/22/2020 - Neo-Nazi graffiti was discovered outside a synagogue in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. Yellow swastikas were spray-painted on and near Temple Sinai, also known as the Wellington Jewish Progressive Congregation. The word “Heil” was also painted.

1/19/2020 - A monument to the victims of the Holocaust was found defaced in the western Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih, Israel’s ambassador to the country Joel Lion said. Mr. Leon also noted that vandalized monument located not far from President Zelensky's parental home.

1/18/2020 - The Palestinian Authority’s daily newspaper Al-Hayat al-Jadida printed an op-ed on Saturday calling on readers to carry out murders of Jews in Jerusalem in order to disrupt the upcoming diplomatic event marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. "One shot will disrupt the ceremony and one dead body will cancel the ceremony" the article said.

1/17/2020 - Police in the northeast Italian city of Trieste analyzed security videos to identify and arrest a man suspected of vandalizing the city’s synagogue twice in the past few months. Police did not provide the vandal's ID but stated that he was an Italian man around 30 years old who was already “known to the police. (Link to video).

1/17/2020 - Federal prosecutors charged Yousef Omar Barasneh with vandalizing Beth Israeli Sinai Congregation in Racine, Wisconcin. The suspect is accused of spray painting swastikas and other antisemitic messages on the outside of the building. Mr Barasneh is a member of the Base, a white supremacist, neo-Nazi group which, according to the complaint filed in U.S. District Court, "aims to unify militant white supremacists around the globe and provide them with paramilitary training in preparation for a "race war." (Link to video).

1/17/2020 - A 55 year-old resident of Brooklyn, Vernon Stevens, yelled "Fucking Jews" at Ultra-Orthodox couple walking by at 10:15 p.m. near West 45th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. A teenager, not related to couple, yelled back at the man who approached him and shoved his fingers in the teen’s face, calling him a "Fucking Jew" in the process. The teen reported the incident to police and Stevens was arrested about an hour later a block away. He was charged with aggravated harassment in the second-degree, which includes harassment as a hate crime, and harassment in the first-degree, police reported.  

1/16/2020 - A leftist news outlet called NowThis posted an online video where a George Washington University senior, Becca Lewis, commented that "We’re seeing people die at the border for lack of medical care. That’s how Anne Frank died. She didn’t die in a concentration camp, she died from typhus." After a backlash, including accusations of the Holocaust denial, the video segment with offensive material was removed. The senior who made those comments claims to be Jewish. 

1/15/2020 - An Jewish owner of New York Route 6 bagel shop discovered a sign taped to the nearby light post that read "A Jew Park".

1/15/2020 - A man sprayed a swastika and racial epithets on the stairs and front door of a synagogue in Lincoln, Nebraska, then took a picture of his vandalism. The Lincoln Police Department is investigating the incident as a hate crime.

1/14/2020 - A Nazi flag was removed from the private home of Bill Cheryl Lawdron in Beulah, Australia, a farming town four hours away from Melbourne. Coordinated efforts of a Jewish MP, David Southwick, municipal council, local police and neighbors contributed to the successful action.

1/14/2020 - German police raided the homes of the Chechen Islamists in Berlin and the states of Brandenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Thuringia. In a statement, the prosecutors indicated that several suspects, aged between 23 to 28, are accused of “having scouted out locations for a possible later attack motivated by Islamism.” They also added that "there was no concrete threat of an attack yet.”

1/11/2020 - New York City police officer is accused of  yelling “you fucking Jews” at a Hasidic father and son as they were returning home from       a Sabbath celebration on Friday night. Dov Hikind, a former Democratic New York State assemblyman and founder of Americans Against Anti-Semitism, was contacted by the family for assistance. Police is investigating the incident.

1/9/2020 - A swastika and other antisemitic graffiti was found sprayed on the stairwell of the Brooklyn Tech High School. No arrests have been made.

1/9/2020 - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez appointed as his deputy Pablo Iglesias Turrióna, a far left politician who has called Israel an “illegal country” and hosted a talk show with an anti-Semitic content that aired on an Iranian-funded TV station. During the interview in 2018 he proclaimed that: “The pro-Israel lobby has the power to determine American policies from within, raising questions whether it directs that policy.”

1/9/2020 - A family of the elderly Canadian man confined to the Glendale Care Center facility in Toronto found a swastika drawn on his head. The The 65-year-old is suffering from Alzheimer's and diabetes. Although the Center representative told the family that the perpetrator had been arrested, Toronto police found no report filed for that incident.

1/8/2020 -  An anti-Semitic incident took place in an underground train near Kurfürstendamm,  Berlin. A 30-year old man and two family members just entered the train around 9:30 p.m. when an unidentified assailant punched him in the face while making anti-Semitic insults. Local police is investigating the incident.

1/7/2020 - Scotland Yard Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick revealed that six members of the Labour party have been arrested or interviewed following the inquiry into suspects social media messages denying the Holocaust and inciting hatred against the Jewish people. Police began to investigate the matter after LBC radio station discovered an internal Labour Party dossier which originally contained offensive messages implicating as many as 21 members. That list was later reduced to six.

1/7/2020 - A 68-years-old Jewish man on his way to the Putlitzbrücke Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Germany was attached by a gang of five youths who kept calling him a Jew and grabbing his genitals. Local authorities are investigating the incident.

1/5/2020 - Journalist Ami Horowitz went to Brooklyn to talk to African Americans about what they think is the reason for the attacks on Jews. Most essentially excused the attacks on the grounds that Jews “own everything and they’re not sharing nothing.” (Link to video).

1/5/2020 - A Jewish man wearing yarmulke was returning from "No Hate, No Fear" rally in New York City when he was verbally assaulted by an African American woman in her late 20s. This incident took place inside the subway car. Young woman was began cursing at him saying things like "Fuck all you Jews". When the Jewish man pulled out his phone and started recording the assault enraged woman charged at him and physically threatened him. Subway station attendant called the police. (Link to the video).

1/5/2020 - A 13-year-old Jewish boy was riding the bus in the Stamford Hill section of London around 11:45 GMT. According to the reports, an unidentified young man punched the kid in the stomach and shouted "You stupid Jews think you own the world; You fucken Jews". The Metropolitan police was alerted and is investigating the incident.

1/5/2020 - Dozen of graves were vandalized at the Jewish cemetery in Bayonne, France. According to the reports, significant damage was inflicted to the gravestones, as several were smashed and broken. A commemorative plaque for a girl who was deported during World War II also was damaged.

About a dozen graves were vandalized in a Jewish cemetery in southwest France. The vandalism took place over the weekend in the Jewish cemetery of Bayonne, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques area. The damage was discovered on Sunday by Déborah Loupien-Suares, the president of the Jewish community of Bayonne and Biarritz, who was visiting the graves of her grandparents. She tweeted that she was “angry and indignant” after seeing the desecration of the cemetery and called for those responsible to be punished. She told local media that “significant damage” was inflicted on the gravestones and that several were smashed and broken. A commemorative plaque for a girl who was deported during World War II also was smashed, according to the French daily LeParisien.

1/4/2020 - A passing bicyclist in his 30s, riding through the Flatbush section of Brooklyn around 10:40 p.m., verbally assaulted a 61-year-old Jewish man. According to the reports he screamed “Kill Jews! Fuck Jews! Murder Jews.” Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

1/2/2020 - A 41-year-old Jewish woman was waiting for a train around 6:30 a.m. at Utica Avenue, Crown Heights station when a complete stranger, a woman in her mid 30s, started screaming at her using anti-Semitic language. “You fucking Jew with the wig, I’m going to throw you on the track", the hater yelled. The suspect continued her barrage of insults for a few more stops. She was caught on the video and is currently being sought by the authorities.

1/1/2020 - The 22 year-old Hassidic man was approached by two women at the intersection of Broadway and Lorimer Street, in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn around 12:30 pm. They started harassing the man yelling “F*** you Jew” and “I will kill you Jews”. When the young men began to film the incident, he was punched in the throat and his phone was ripped out of his hands and smashed. The victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The assailants, 34-year old and 24-year old African American women, were arrested shortly after the attack. According to media reports one of the women was charged with harassment/hate crime, assault and robbery. The charges for the second woman were pending.

12/31/2019 - A 36-year old Jewish Orthodox woman was walking on Eastern Parkway near Schenectady Avenue in Crown Heights at around 4 p.m. when a man and a female teenager tried to pull off her wig, police said. The laughing assailants took off without their prize. Jew hatred is evolving into some sort of sick game.

12/31/2020 - A group of eight neo-nazi youths, with scarves covering their faces, attacked a former Italian politician, Arturo Scotto, and his wive who were taking a stroll in St. Mark's Square in Venice. The attackers were yelling "Duce! Duce!", in reference to WWII fascist leader Benito Mussolini. They were making antisemitic remarks and threw punches at Mr. Scotto. They also beat up the good Samaritan who tried to intervene. Italian authorities are investigating the incident.

12/30/2019 - A white male in his 40s walked into Royal Meats kosher butcher shop around 4 p.m. in the London neighborhood of Stamford Hill. He proceeded to demand food to be given to him free of charge. He is alleged to have shouted: “You f***ing Jews, I am German, you f***ing Jews are bad people”, before pointing his fingers at people in the shop in a gun gesture. Police are investigating the incident.

12/29/2019 - A witness in the German town of Geilenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany, alerted police after seeing two men in the hoods knock over dozens of tombstones at the Jewish cemetery. They also spray painted few other monuments with a blue paint. Police arrested the suspects and incident is currently under investigation.

12/28/2019 - A man armed with machete broke into the home of the rabbi in Monsey, NY late Saturday evening, where dozens of people were attending a Hanukkah celebration. An intruder made his way from room to room randomly stabbing people along the way. Five people, including the rabbi's son, were taken to the hospital with two people in serious condition. The attacker fled the scene in Nissan Sentra, but fortunatly one of the witnesses was able to read the license plate of the vehicle. Within a couple of hours NYPD apprehended the suspect, an African American male in his late 30s, at 144th Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem, New York. Charges are currently pending.
- The attacker was identified as Grafton Thomas, 38, of Greenwood Lake, NY
- The attacker's license plate was captured as he was driving through GW Bridge 
- According to Ramapo, NY Police chief the attacker is facing five counts of attempted murder and one count of burglary.

12/28/2019 - London Police is investigating anti-Semitic graffiti painted across store fronts, restaurants and a synagogue. The Star of David and 9/11 signs was painted in red at nine different locations in the Belsize Park, including the South Hampstead Synagogue. The numbers are referring to a conspiracy theory that Jews were responsible for the 9/11 terror attacks. Metropolitan police is treating the incident as a hate crime.

12/27/2019 - According to media reports, an African American man entered the Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, early on Friday morning and threatened to shoot and kill the Jews. Police have the description of the man and are investiugating the incident.

12/27/2019 - A group of Jewish women walking down the Kingston avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn were harassed and assaulted by a woman later identified as 30-year old Tiffany Harris. The attacker was arrested and charged with with harassment as a hate crime, according to police reports. Unfortunately she was quickly released because of the new "bail reform" legislation which is about to be implemented in the state of New York. Ms Harris still has an open harassment and assault case on the Brooklyn docket from November 2018 for which she failed to make a court appearance.

12/26/2019 - A 34 year-old Jewish woman and her 3-year old son were assaulted in the Gravesend section of Brooklyn as they were coming out of the Dunkin Donuts store. According to the witnesses the attacker (an African American woman), approached the victims, yelled anti-Semitic slurs and hit the mother on the head with her beg. Good Samaritan intervened and followed the attacker until police showed up and arrested her. She was later released without bail and was ordered to attend twice-monthly mental health appointments. 

12/25/2019 - A 40 year old Hassidic Jewish man was walking home at 1 a.m. in Borough Park, Brooklyn when a young man, for no apparent reason, blocked his path and punched him in the face. The assailant run off leaving the victim with a bloody lip. The incident was caught on tape and is currently under investigation by local authorities.

12/25/2020 - A Jewish person walking home in Crown Heights, Brooklyn at 1:40 a.m. was verbally assaulted by a stranger from across the street on Kingston Avenue. As he began to record the incident, suspect approached him and threw a Slurpee at him. NYPD's Hate Crimes unit is investigating the attack.

12/24/2019 - Police are investigating a ani-Semitic incident that took place near Talmud Torah Siach Yitzchok yeshiva on Central Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens around 9:40 a.m. The suspect dressed in a light jacket with a hoodie tried to enter the school but was turned away by security. He then walked over to the car where 44 year old mother of the yeshiva student was sitting, yelled few anti-Semitic slurs and spat at her through the open passenger window. The incident was caught on the surveillance camera and is currently under investigation.

12/24/2019 - A Hassidic man walking down the Union Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn around 6 p.m. was assaulted by a group of black teenagers. The victim was punched and knocked to the ground. One of the teenagers was filming the assault, an indication that it was a "beating of the Jew for fan", a problem that keeps repeating itself on the streets of Brooklyn. According to the reports NYPD Hate Crimes unit is investigating the incident while ADL is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators.

12/24/2019 - A group of African American teenagers began harassing a Hassidic man who was passing them at the intersection of Albany Avenue and Lincoln Place in Brooklyn. The surveillance video shows the Jewish man walking away when a couple of youths chased after him, punched him and hit him with the chair. Incident is under investigation.

12/23/2019 - A 65 year old Jewish men was punched in the face and kicked while on the ground in the Upper Eadst Side neighborhood of New York City. Police arrested a 28 year old Miami, Florida resident Steven Jorge, who was also heard hurling anti-Semitic insults. The assailant was arrested and charged with a hate crime.

12/19/2019 - A Paris appeals court ruled that the murderer of 66 year old Jewish kindergarten teacher Sarah Halimi was not responcible for his actions due to being under the influance of massive amount of cannabies. On April 4, 2017 Kobili Traore broke into victim's apartment, severely beat her and then threw her body from the balkony. He was also overheard yelling Alahu Akbar and calling Sarah Halimi a demon. Court also ordered the assailant to be hospitalized or made to attend a drug rehabilitation program.
 - One can only wonder if the judges making this decision were borrowed from ISIS (Islamic State) or Taliban. This case paints a very grim picture for the future of the Jews in France.

12/17/2019 - A Jewish woman riding a New York City subway began taking a video of the female passenger berating a Hassidic man for no apparent reason. She was spewing a barrage of antisemitic insults at him with chants of Allahu Akbar and wishing that more Jews were killed in the Jersey City grossery store massacre. She then proceeded to attach a young woman who was recording the incident and scratching her face. Police was called and the attacker was arrested.

12/13/2019 - Polish authorities arrested Jacek Miedlar, a former priest and leader of the far-right movement on the charges of public incitement against the Jewish people. According to reports, Mr. Miedlar is also responsible for publishing a manifesto that accuses Jews of betraying Poland when the country regained its independence in 1918.

12/10/2019 - Male and female members of the Black Hebrew Israelites shot their way into a kosher grocery store in Jersey City's Greenville section. Earlier they killed a 39 year old detective Joseph Seals, father of five. At the end of several hours shootout with police two assailants were killed. Unfortunately three people inside the supermarket were also killed. They were identified as Mindel Ferencz, 33, an owner who ran the market with her husband, Moshe Deutsch, 24, a rabbinical student from Brooklyn and Miguel Douglas Rodriguez, 49, a store employee.
- Jersey City Mayor, Steven Fullop, commented that “There is no question that this is a hate crime, and anti-Semitism should be called out aggressively and firmly immediately for what it is.”
- It must be noted that after the incident a video circulated on social media of local residents praising the shooters and demanding that Jews move out of area. 

12/4/2019 - Antisemitic vandals defaced over 100 gravestones in Westhoffen, France cemetery. They spray painted swastikas as well as number 14 which represents the white supremacist symbol. French authorities are investigating the incident. (Link to image).

12/2/2019 - Two men attacked a visiting Israeli rabbi as he left a Bobov Synagogue in Stamford Hill section of London at around 9:45 p.m. The assailants approached the rabbi shouting "dirty Jew; kill the Jews" as they threw him to the ground and carried on to viciously beat him. They kept at it until the passerby intervened. London police released the footage of the incident, which showed two young individuals with their faces obscured by hoods. Investigation of the incident is ongoing.

11/27/2019 - A group of five young men assaulted two Jewish teens in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. One of the teens had his yarmulke snatched and hit on the head, then turned to the second teen, grabing his hat and throwing it on the ground. Police treating the incident as a hate crime.

 

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