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Anti Semitism

Dozens of Graves in Europe’s Oldest Jewish Cemetery Vandalized, Desecrated

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Dozens of graves in what is believed to be the oldest Jewish cemetery in Europe were vandalized and desecrated last week, the European Jewish Association (EJA) said on Sunday, according to multiple media reports. The graves were in Heiliger Sand, the Jewish cemetery in Worms, Germany. The community in the city, renowned for counting the … Read More

Online Retailer Shein Sells Swastika Necklace, Backlash Causes Take-Down

Friday, July 10, 2020

Online clothing retailer Shein sold a swastika necklace on its site, but quickly took it down after it received backlash on Twitter.  The necklace, titled “Swastika,” was priced $2.50. With many users expressing their disbelief at the fact that such an item could be sold by any company. “In case u needed another reason to … Read More

Jewish Students Face Increased Harassment on University Campuses

Thursday, July 9, 2020

The US.-based AMCHA Initiative says a rise in harassment of Jewish students on college campuses is linked to anti-Zionist activism, according to its yearly report published Tuesday. Titled “Understanding Campus Antisemitism in 2019 and Its Lessons for Pandemic and Post-Pandemic US Campuses,” the report maintained its relevance in the post-COVID-19 world after classes have moved off of … Read More

Argentinian Professor Offers Bonus to ‘Whoever Finds a Poor Jew’

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

A university professor in Argentina told his students that he “will give a bonus to whoever finds a poor Jew.” During an online class on international politics at the 21st Century Business University located in Cordoba, Argentina, Prof. Esteban Lizondo also said that the creation of the State of Israel was a concession to the … Read More

NFL Star Apologizes for Posting Anti-Semitic Quotes Attributed to Hitler

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson apologized on Tuesday after backlash for sharing anti-Semitic posts on social media over the weekend. “My post was definitely not intended for anybody of any race to feel any type of way, especially the Jewish community,” Jackson said in a video he posted on Instagram on Tuesday. “I post … Read More

Holocaust Survivor Invites Eagles’ DeSean Jackson to Auschwitz

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg has extended an invitation to Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson to visit Auschwitz, following the latter’s controversial Instagram post quoting Adolf Hitler. The invitation was posted on Twitter by From the Depths, an organization that seeks to protect the memory of the Holocaust, of which Mosberg is honorary chairman. “Almost … Read More

Swastikas Drawn on Home and Bench in Jewish Neighborhood of Baltimore

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Swastikas were found drawn on a public bench and on the side door of a home in a Jewish neighborhood of Baltimore.  The symbol on the home, in the northwest section of the city, was drawn with a black marker and discovered on June 24, the local CBS affiliate WJZ reported, citing the police report.  … Read More

State Department: ‘There Must be Justice’ for Slain Jewish Journalist Daniel Pearl

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The US State Department called for “justice” one day after Pakistan’s Supreme Court refused to suspend a lower court’s ruling freeing Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted of being part of the 2002 killing in Pakistan of Wall Street Journal Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl, paving the way for him to walk free. “The United States is watching this case … Read More

Pakistani Supreme Court Paves Way to Free Man Convicted of Jewish Journalist’s Murder

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday refused to suspend a lower court’s ruling freeing Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted of being part of the 2002 killing in Pakistan of Wall Street Journal Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl, paving the way for him to walk free. The Supreme Court also declined to hear the Pakistani government’s appeal immediately and instead … Read More