Anti Semitism

Danish Bible Society’s Translation Omits Dozens of References to Israel

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

The Danish Bible Society has omitted dozens of references to Israel from translations of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Defending the deletions, the society said they prevent confusion with the modern-day country.  The omissions occurred in a project titled “Bible 2020” that was published earlier this year under the society’s supervision, the 24NYT … Read More

Anti-Israel Activists Disrupt Holocaust Remembrance Day Memorial in Berlin

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Anti-Israel activists disrupted a Zoom meeting by the Israeli Embassy in Berlin commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day by posting pictures of Hitler and shouting antisemitic slogans, according to Israel’s Ambassador to Germany, Jeremy Issacharoff. The event, which hosted Holocaust survivor Zvi Herschel, was suspended and reconvened shortly afterwards without the activists. Zoom meetings by Jewish organizations … Read More

Windows of Connecticut Synagogue Shot with BB Gun

Monday, April 20, 2020

The windows of a New Haven, Connecticut synagogue were shot full of holes by a BB gun, local police said. New Haven Police said in a statement issued on Saturday that it was continuing to investigate the vandalism at the synagogue in the Westville neighborhood. The damage to three windows near the front of the … Read More

Anne Frank Memorial Desecrated Days Before Holocaust Memorial Day

Friday, April 17, 2020

On the eve of Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day on Monday, a tree planted to honor the memory of Anne Frank in Coeur d’Alene Idaho was desecrated and in the German town of Immenstadt im Allgäu a slur against “yahudis”was spray-painted, the World Zionist Organization (WZO) reported on Thursday in a press release. WZO Vice Chairman … Read More

Second Synagogue Vandalized in Huntsville, Alabama, Days After the First

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

JTA — A second US synagogue has been vandalized in Huntsville, Alabama, days after another one was plastered with anti-Semitic slurs. The Chabad of Huntsville was spray-painted with swastikas and what local media described as anti-Semitic graffiti and racial slurs on Thursday night. Surveillance video showed an unidentified suspect painting on the synagogue’s property for … Read More

Owner of Edinburgh Bagel Store Chain Accused by Landlord of ‘Typical Jewish Behavior’ After Asking to Defer Rent Payment Amid Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The owner of a chain of bagel stores in Edinburgh, Scotland, was told by her landlord that she was exhibiting “typical Jewish behavior” when she asked him for a rearrangement of her rent payments due to the coronavirus crisis. The Edinburgh Evening News reported that Larah Bross, the owner of the Bross Bagels chain in Portobello, a … Read More

Germany Imposes Four-Year Travel Ban on Senior Palestinian Terrorist

Monday, April 13, 2020

BERLIN – The German government has issued a four-year travel ban against a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who allegedly supports terrorism and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against the Jewish state. The Palestinian journalist and alleged PFLP terrorist Khaled Barakat, who is based in Canada, said … Read More

Boston-Area Chabad Center Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Russian

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Police in Brookline, Mass., are looking for a man caught on camera vandalizing the Chabad Israeli Center with a swastika and anti-Semitic graffiti written in Russian. The act was caught on video surveillance at 1:42 a.m. on Monday The footage showed a man sporting both dark clothing and glasses and a beanie. The Anti-Defamation League … Read More

Australian Jewish Group Charges Amazon With “Betrayal” as Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” Remains on Sale

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Australia’s leading Jewish civil rights organization hammered online retail giant Amazon on Monday for allegedly reneging on a pledge to stop selling Mein Kampf — the viciously-antisemitic manifesto written by Nazi leader Adol Hitler while in prison. According to reports last month, booksellers around the world were informed by Amazon that they would no longer be allowed to sell … Read More