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Anti Semitism

Tombstones vandalized at 3 Jewish cemeteries in Poland

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

09/15/2020 About 20 tombstones were damaged at a Jewish cemetery in Zabrze in southern Poland, the third case of vandalism at a Polish Jewish cemetery this month. Dariusz Walerjanski, who has maintained the cemetery for 30 years, described what he said was an act of vandalism in a Facebook post on Sept. 11. In photos … Read More

48 Years Since the Munich Olympics Massacre

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

09/02/2020 CUFI Coffee Break Lesson 30 On September 5, 1972, five Palestinian terrorists entered the Munich Olympic Village disguised in track suits, their weapons concealed in gym bags. Joined by three other gunmen, the terrorists used two stolen keys to enter the Israeli team’s dorm rooms. During an intense fight, two Israeli athletes were murdered … Read More

Investigators Say Arson Cause of Fire at University of Delaware Chabad

Friday, August 28, 2020

08/27/2020 A fire at the Chabad House at the University of Delaware in Newark has been ruled an arson, according to investigators. The building was set ablaze on Tuesday at about 11 p.m. Damages were estimated to be between $150,000 and $200,000. The Chabad center will need to be completely demolished and rebuilt, Rabbi Motti … Read More

Uber Passenger in Australia Leaves Car After Learning His Driver is Jewish

Thursday, August 27, 2020

08/26/2020 An Uber passenger in Melbourne, Australia, ordered his driver to pull over and let him out of the vehicle after finding out the driver was Jewish. And he filmed it. “So you’re Jewish?” the passenger asked the driver from the backseat on Tuesday. “All right. Just stop on the left, man. Just stop here,” he … Read More

Report: Facebook Doesn’t ‘Recognize Holocaust Denial’ as Anti-Jewish Hate Speech

Friday, August 21, 2020

08/20/2020 Facebook, according to an Aug. 10 report, “actively promotes further Holocaust-denial content to that user” and “has been unwilling to recognize Holocaust denial as a form of hate speech against Jews.” “Hosting the Holohoax: A Snapshot of Holocaust Denial Across Social Media,” was released by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a think tank in … Read More

How Team Trump is combatting Iran’s militant anti-Semitism

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

08/18/2020 Even as the pandemic has taken a major hit on Iran, Tehran refuses to let up on its virulent hatred of Jews and targeting of Israel. Which is why the Trump administration’s pushback remains as vital as ever. When the Islamic Revolution swept Iran 41 years ago, an ideology driven by rabid anti-Semitism erased … Read More

‘Synagogue of the American Revolution’ in Philadelphia defaced with antisemitic graffiti

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

08/18/2020 Antisemitic slogans scratched outside the Philadelphia house of prayer widely known as the “Synagogue of the American Revolution” are being investigated by local police. The messages “Jews are Scum” and “Long Live Hitler” alongside a Nazi swastika were scratched onto a sign outside the synagogue. After the scrawls were discovered by an employee of … Read More

Facebook Algorithm Found to Push Holocaust Denial to Users

Monday, August 17, 2020

08/17/2020 Facebook’s algorithm for suggesting content that may interest users has actively promoted Holocaust denial pages, according to the findings of a UK-based research institute reported in the Guardian newspaper on Sunday. The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a UK-based counter-extremist organization, found that following public pages with Holocaust denial content caused Facebook to recommend … Read More

Orthodox Synagogue In Harrisburg Is Defaced With Swastika

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

08/11/2020 Police in Harrisburg, Pa., are investigating the vandalism of a local synagogue. Swastikas were spray-painted on the exterior of Kesher Israel Synagogue, an Orthodox congregation. The graffiti was removed shortly after it was found on Monday. “Nobody wants to think of their spiritual home, where they go for a peaceful religious experience, to gain … Read More