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October 22 2020

Anti-Semitism

Ted Cruz: Antisemitism on far Left will be ‘in ascension’ if Biden wins

Cruz: "There are some vocal antisemitic voices on the far left that are in the ascension, that if Biden wins will have a serious & vocal role"

First Of Its Kind US Survey: Young Adults Have ‘Shocking’ Ignorance of Slaughter of Jews In The Holocaust

A new survey about the Holocaust has revealed "shocking levels of ignorance about the greatest crime of the 20th century."

San Francisco University to Host Palestinian Terrorist, Airplane Hijacker Leila Khaled

San Francisco State University to host woman who played critical role in airplane hijackings as member of US-designated terrorist org. PFLP

State Revokes Medical License of Muslim who Threatened Jews with ‘Wrong Meds’

The Ohio State Medical Board has revoked the medical license of a woman who took to social media with a threat to give "wrong meds" to Jews.

Rabbi Killed in Stabbing Attack in Central Israel, Palestinian Arrested

A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank fatally stabbed an Israeli rabbi on a street in the central Israeli on Wednesday, police said.

Report Finds Facebook Promoting Holocaust Denial on Platform

Facebook has long been accused of allowing Holocaust denial but a recent study claims computer algorithms on the platform actually promote it

Polish-Language Newspaper in Canada Blames Jews for the Pandemic

A Polish-language newspaper publishes article blaming Jews for COVID; An organization fighting antisemitism, has filed a police complaint over the article.

Vogue Arabia Showcases Artists Who Erase Israel Off The Map

Western media outlet Vogue Arabia features series of Israel-free maps under the pretence of “artistic protest” against the Jewish State.

Anti-Semitism On The Rise: ‘Jews Should No Longer Stay in Germany’

Nine months after the attack on the small Jewish community in Germany, local leaders say anti-Semitism is now on the rise.

Black Lives Matter stands against Israel

BLM protests have continued their call for defunding police departments, but they have since added a new target for their anger— the Jewish state of Israel.

Anti-Semitic Toronto Restaurant says ‘Zionists Not Welcome’

B’nai Brith Canada calls on Jewish community to take action against restraunt using anti-Semitic tropes & posted pro-terrorist content on social media.

At Brooklyn Pro-Palestine Rally, Calls to Eliminate Both Israel & United States

At a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Brooklyn participants called “Death to Israel,” “Death to America” & “From Gaza to Minnesota, globalize the Intifada!”

50% of Swiss Jews Faced Anti-Semitic Abuse in Past Five Years – Study

A recent study in switzerland shows, of 500 Swiss Jews that were questioned, half reported having been targeted with antisemitic abuse in the past 5 years.

Democrat Lawmakers Threaten to Cut US Military Aid to Israel If Annexation Takes Place

US Democrat lawmakers are threatening to withhold military aid to Israel if PM Netanyahu should move forward with his annexation plans

UK Labour Education Spokeswoman Fired for Sharing Anti-Semitic Conspiracy

British opposition Labour Party leader fired his education spokeswoman Thursday after she shared what he called an "antisemitic conspiracy theory."

Report: TikTok Used to Target Youth with Antisemitic Material, Encourage Holocaust Denial

According to study done by University of Haifa & Israel’s Institute for Counter-Terrorism, the TikTok app is being used to encourage antisemitic material.

Chants of ‘Dirty Jews!’ Heard at Racial Justice Protests in France

Paris police are investigating after multiple participants were heard shouting “dirty Jews” at a demonstration in Paris focused on Adama Traore.

New Swedish ‘Ambassador to Tel Aviv’ Denied Support for Israel

He courted controversy last month when he announced his new posting by tweeting that he was appointed "ambassador to Tel Aviv," as opposed to Israel.

Germany Condemns Iran’s ‘Spread of Anti-Semitism’ in a Policy Reversal

Germany reversed its position previously labelling Iranian regime's calls to exterminate the Jewish state as only “anti-Israel rhetoric” not antisemitic.

Polish Journalist Denies the Holocaust in New Book; Makes Several Antisemitic Comments

Polish journalist is being called out by anti-semitism watchdog after release of book wherein he denies the Holocaust and makes several antisemitic remarks.

BDS Petition Blames Israel for US Police Brutality, Protests

A petition at the University of California suggests Israel is to blamed for teaching methods to US police that were used and resulted in Floyd's death.

Israel Urges Twitter to Boot Iranian Leader After his ‘Eliminate Israel’ Tweets

Israel asked Twitter to immediately suspend the account of Iran’s supreme leader from the social media platform for “anti-Semitic & genocidal” messages.

Sign of Unity – Gantz & Netanyahu Respond to the Hostility of Iran’s Supreme Leader

Benny Gantz & Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu respond to Iranian supreme leader Khamenei’s hostile remarks towards the Jewish State.

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Calls for the Destruction of Israel During Quds Day Speech

He believes that in order for “Palestine” to be free, resistance to Israel is required; Nasrallah: Israel must be destroyed.

Pompeo, Netanyahu accuse Iran supreme leader of endorsing Nazi ‘Final Solution’

After Khamenei shares graphic that invokes term, PM warns that ‘any regime that threatens the destruction of Israel faces a similar danger’

Iran Prioritizes Anti-Israel Quds Day Rallies Despite Severe COVID-19 Scenario

Iran approved & encouraged anti-Israel Quds Day rallies despite severe COVID-19 circumstances; Their parliament banned any Iranian cooperation with Israel.

Iran’s Khamenei Lashes Out in Anti-Semitic Tweets Against Israel, UK

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Khamenei on Sunday issued a series of antisemitic-laced tweets against Israel, also blaming Britain for creating Israel.

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Anti-BDS Bill

Lawmakers in Missouri passed a bill on Thursday to ban the state from doing business with companies who boycott Israel, The Associated Press reports.

Holy Jewish Site of Esther & Mordechai Set Ablaze in Iran – Reports

National Director of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Jonathan Greenblatt announced Friday on Twitter that the tomb of Esther and Mordechai in Iran was torched.

Data Reveals that Antisemitic Incidents Reached a New High in the United States in 2019

Statistics show antisemitic-related incidents increased by over 12% in the US in 2019; Different occurrences include harassment, vandalism & even assault

Couple Arrested for Tearing Off Masks of Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

A couple in NYC was arrested Monday after trying to rip off masks of 3 ultra-Orthodox Jews, in addition to yelling antisemitic slurs, according to reports.

Disgusting: New York Times reports on Israeli Defense Ministry as ‘Best Known’ for Killing People

In a tweet, the NYT presented the Defense Ministry’s Research and Development section as “best known” for killing people and blowing things up.

Spate of Anti-Semitic Incidents Leads to Stark Warning from WZO

Latest series of anti-Semitic events cropped up across Europe in recent days triggered call for governments & Jewish communities to not remain complacent.

German Military Counter-Intelligence Omits Israel from Map, Apologizes

The German military counter-intelligence service on Wednesday deleted Israel from a map that included the Middle East, prompting a swift correction.

Finnish Amnesty Int’l board member says Israel worse than Hezbollah

A prominent Finnish physicist and board member on the NGO Amnesty International was hit with criticism after calling Israel worse than Hezbollah.

UK Publisher Pulls Textbook Following Complaints of Anti-Israel Bias

British educational publisher Hodder Education has withdrawn a secondary-education textbook following complaints of anti-Israel bias.

UK Labour General Secretary Formby Resigns After Anti-semitism Report Leak

UK Labour Party General Secretary resigned from her post on Monday following the leak of a bombshell report on antisemitism within the party weeks prior.

ICC Chief Prosecutor Insists Tribunal has “Authority” to Investigate Israeli Conduct

ICC chief prosecutor insisted Thursday that PA can be considered a state, hence the court can conduct an investigation into Israel's alleged "war crimes"

De Blasio: ‘No Regrets’ for Singling Out Jewish Comunity for Violating Social Distancing

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio faced major backlash over a tweet that singled out the “Jewish community” in threatening arrests for not social distancing.

Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at Homes and on Cars in Montana City

Two fliers described by local media as anti-Semitic were placed in front of homes and on cars in Livingston, Montana. One flyer read, “With Jews You Lose.”

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

The Danish Bible Society has omitted dozens of references to Israel from translations of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.

Is the Coronavirus Pandemic Anti-Semites’ Latest Weapon?

Since start of the coronavirus, there's been a rise in anti-Semitic content online, particularly conspiracies accusing Jews, Israel of spreading the virus.

Neo-Nazis Crash Holocaust Survivor’s Zoom Testimony

Neo-Nazis on Monday crashed a Holocaust Memorial Day event hosted by the Israeli Embassy in Germany on the Zoom video app.

Anti-Semitic Monsey Stabbing Attack Suspect Declared Unfit to Stand Trial

Suspect accused of killing a man & stabbed 4 others with a machete during a Hannukah celebration in Monsey, NY has been declared mentally unfit for trial.

Israel to Palestinian Authority: Stop Slandering us or Face Repercussions

The PA must stop spreading falsehoods against Israel during the COVID-19 crisis or face repercussions, the COGAT Major-General warned on Friday.

Massachusetts Man Arrested After Allegedly Attempting To Blow Up Jewish Nursing Home

Massachusetts man charged with two counts of attempted arson after allegedly attempting to blow up a Jewish nursing home with a five-gallon gas canister.

Arsonist Torches Synagogue in Northern Russia

A synagogue in northern Russia was severely damaged in a fire that the local Jewish community said was caused by arsonists.

As Coronavirus Spreads in Germany, so does Antisemitism

Germany has seen an increase of antisemitism along with the rise in coronavirus cases, the country’s antisemitism commissioner said.

Racist, Extremist Groups Encourage Targeting of Cops & Jews with COVID-19

The FBI issued a warning that individuals belonging to an extremist group blame Jews for virus spread, intend to target Jews & police with COVID-19

Palestinian News Outlet Refers to Israel as ‘More Dangerous than All of Nature’s Viruses’

Palestinian news outlet refers to Israeli policy as more dangerous than COVID-19 and accuses Israel of deliberately spreading the virus into PA territories

ICC Decision on Israel Delayed by Coronavirus Shutdown

The ICC’s decision about a full criminal probe of Israelis for 'war crimes' will likely be delayed by at least a month because of the coronavirus pandemic.