Antisemitism

Antisemitism is hostility towards or prejudice against the Jewish people. Since biblical times, Jews experienced periods in which they were persecuted for refusing to adopt the religion and culture of the ruling societies in which they lived. The rise of Christianity and perception of Jews as rejectors of Jesus led to a rise in antisemitism.

Antisemitic graffiti on an Australian Jewish cafe
NY to direct hate crimes unit to investigate antisemitic graffiti at NYU
German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler doing a Nazi salute
Nazi flag sprawled out in Miami disturbs Jews ahead of Rosh Hashanah
A "WWII evacuee girl" costume, made by Australian costume-maker Smiffys.
Australian chain criticized for 'WWII evacuee' children's costume
Trump supporters display QAnon posters at a 2018 rally in Florida. Recently, Latinos in the state have been inundated with anti-Semitic messages, many relating to the false QAnon conspiracy theory.
QAnon is an old form of antisemitism in a new package, experts say
By BEN SALES/JTA
Swastika and the word "Raus" (Out) are sprayed at a asylum seeker accommodation in Waltrop, western Germany, on October 13, 2015.
3 Holocaust monuments vandalized with swastikas in Ukraine and Russia
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Anne Frank at her writing table in 1940; how many Anne Franks were lost in the Holocaust?
Anne Frank-themed blush featured in Hong Kong cosmetics line
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
PFPL plane hijacker Leila Khaled in South Africa
Israeli law firm demands California uni. drop PLFP hijacker as speaker
Joe Biden accepts the Democratic presidential nomination in Wilmington, Delaware
Biden: Antisemitism in Charlottesville compelled me to run for president
Antisemitic graffiti near a London Underground station. The graffiti reads “dirty f***ing Jew” beside an image of a swastika.
Zoom prayer services for Alabama Jews interrupted by Holocaust imagery
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
On December 6, 2019, in front of the notorious gate at the site of the former Auschwitz- Birkenau concentration and extermination camp marked “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Sets You Free), from  left to right: Piotr M.A. Cywinski, Director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and President of the Ausch
Study: Over 1 in 10 Americans under 40 thinks Jews caused the Holocaust
By BEN SALES/JTA
German police gather close to the scene where they found a body near Wiesbaden-Erbenheim, Germany, June 6, 2018.
Twenty-nine German police suspended for sharing pictures of Hitler
By REUTERS
The Instagram application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017.
Instagram account ‘organized in antisemitism’ lists Jewish students
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
What appears to be a swastika spray-painted on a wall of the University of Chile in downtown Santiago [File]
Swastikas spray-painted in Chattanooga, Tenn.
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the premiere of red carpet event for the screening for the Showtime Series "Who Is America", moderated by Sarah Silverman in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 15, 2019
Sacha Baron Cohen freezes Instagram to protest hate speech on Facebook
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Trump supporters display QAnon posters at a 2018 rally in Florida. Recently, Latinos in the state have been inundated with anti-Semitic messages, many relating to the false QAnon conspiracy theory.
Florida Latinos flooded with antisemitic conspiracy theories
By BEN SALES/JTA
Demonstrators take part in an antisemitism protest outside the Labour Party headquarters in central London, Britain April 8, 2018
London mayoral candidate suspended for making antisemitic remarks in 1997
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Long's Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park is seen from Boulder, Colorado June 3, 2016
Colorado mountain park vandalized with antisemitic, racist graffiti
Members and supporters of several nationalist organizations take part in a march in commemoration of Bulgarian General Hristo Lukov in Sofia, Bulgaria, February 17, 2018
No convictions for antisemitic crimes in Bulgaria last year, says report
‘FOR MORE than 1,000 years, antisemitism has been part of European culture.’
EU Commission VP: Fighting antisemitism is the essence of European life
Israel's memorial at the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria
Austria to triple its spending on Jewish community security
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Doctor with a stethoscope in the hands and hospital background (illustrative)
Brooklyn hospital wants to fire doctor over antisemitic posts
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
The Star of David is seen on the facade of a synagogue in Paris France, December 10, 2018
French courts jail Muslim and white supremacist in separate antisemitic incidents
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
California State Sen. Scott Wiener said his Jewish identity has made him a target before, and he pointed to President Trump’s leadership as a factor.
A California state senator is facing antisemitic and homophobic attacks
By BEN SALES/JTA
A sign reading "In this home, we believe love is love, science is real, Black Lives Matter, no human is illegal, kindness is everything."
Yard sign stolen and vandalized with vile hate speech in Florida
By SAMANTHA TAYLOR
Male hands arrested with handcuffs in Criminal concept (illustrative)
Norway arrests suspect in 1982 terror attack on Jewish restaurant in Paris
By REUTERS
The National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff.
Board of Deputies renews calls for Welsh Assembly candidate to step down
A policeman stands guard outside the French satirical weekly "Charlie Hebdo" in Paris, February 9, 2006.
'Charlie Hebdo' shooting survivor said gunmen shouted 'Allahu Akbar'
By REUTERS
Cudahy, Wisconsin
Wisconsin man charged with hate crime for calling neighbor ‘dirty Jew’
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Billionaire investor George Soros speaks to the audience at the Schumpeter Award in Vienna, Austria June 21, 2019.
Which Jews are criticizing Jewish philanthropist George Soros?
By BEN SALES/JTA
Billionaire investor George Soros attends the Schumpeter Award in Vienna, Austria June 21, 2019.
What you need to know about George Soros, center of conspiracy theories
By BEN SALES/JTA
Mt Hutt, New Zealand
Petition against honoring former SS officer gains over 4,300 signatures
A pedestrian walks past a BBC logo at Broadcasting House in central London
BBC producer admits documentary examines 'settling Jews in occupied land'
Antisemitic graffiti on an Australian Jewish cafe
UK pro-Israel lawyer faked graffiti attack to frame pro-Palestinian group
THE DESTRUCTION of this Munich synagogue during the Kristallnacht pogroms of 1938 haunts its Jewish community till this day.
Locals commemorate pogrom against Greeks and Jews in Turkey in 1955
A MAN WALKS past graves desecrated with swastikas at the Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen, near Strasbourg, France, in December 2019.
French far right nationalist, Holocaust denier Pierre Sidos dies at 93
Roger Waters, draped with a Palestinian keffiyeh
Roger Waters: I've never spoken a single antisemitic word in my life
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to residents during a community meeting at Grace Lutheran Church after a week of unrest in the aftermath of the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, by a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S., September 3, 20
Biden criticized by Jewish community for meeting with Farrakhan supporter
Matt Marshall of the right-wing group Washington State Three Percent (3%), and clad in the Boogaloo uniform of a Hawaiian shirt, speaks at a 'Hazardous Liberty! Defend the Constitution!' rally to protest the stay-at-home order, at the Capitol building in Olympia, Washington on April 19, 2020
Far-right Boogaloo Bois members arrested, attempting to support Hamas
By BEN SALES/JTA
The Great Synagogue in Illintsi, Ukraine, was burned to the ground.
Ukraine police free Jewish businessman abducted outside synagogue
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Youtube logo
SWC calls on YouTube to remove Korean Holocaust denial video
Warwick University
Jewish students disappointed over lack of action on 'Israel lobby' comment
An anti-Israel march in Sweden's Malmo
Swedish Muslims chant about killing Jews at Malmo protest
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Palestinians burn signs depicting an Israeli flag and a U.S. flag during a protest against the U.S. intention to move its embassy to Jerusalem and to recognize the city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Gaza City December 6, 2017.
‘Get Zionism out of Argentina’ is spray-painted in small Argentine city
By JTA STAFF
The Twitter logo superimposed on antisemitic tweets
BBC journalist sets up anonymous Twitter account to bash Israel
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
MK Miki Zohar, 2019.
Coalition chair accuses COVID-19 czar of causing antisemitism in Ukraine
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN , CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
A monument honoring the victims of the Ponary massacre near Vilnius, Lithuania
Lithuania holding activist who protested Holocaust glorification
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Tik Tok logo / illustrative
US investigating Tik Tok influencer officer for Holocaust joke video
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish pilgrims pray at the tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov during the celebration of Rosh Hashana holiday, the Jewish New Year, in Uman, Ukraine, September 21, 2017.
Jewish man beaten at supermarket in Uman, Ukraine
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
POLICE TAPE at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
New York police chaplain, Alvin Kass, 84, mugged during daily walk
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
The University of Arizona (UofA).
Posters glorifying Nazism hung at Arizona State U
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/antisemitism/antisemitic-mural-resurfaces-at-march-on-washington-2020-640435
Man acquitted after hackers sent antisemitic threats from his computer
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Hiram Epstein, center, is a character who appears as a ghost in the third episode of "Lovecraft Country."
‘Lovecraft Country’ plot point resembles age-old antisemitic lie
By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
Hayat Boumeddiene
France’s 'most-wanted woman' absent from 2015 Paris attacks trial
In this image shared on Telegram on March 15, the coronavirus is presented as a trojan horse for “globalist” Jews.
COVID-19 'became opportunity for hatemongers' – deputy antisemitism envoy
The TikTok logo is seen on a screen over Times Square in New York City, U.S., March 6, 2020
TikTok announces 'zero tolerance' policy on antisemitism
German flag flutters half-mast on top of the Reichstag building, the seat of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, March 25
Hundreds associated with antisemitic movement attempt to storm Reichstag
By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
Rapper Snoop Dogg receives his star on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 19, 2018.
Snoop Dogg compares America to Nazi Germany via Instagram
Protestors near the White House at the 'March on Washington 2020' wearing shirts bearing an antisemitic mural. Washington DC, USA, August 28, 2020
Antisemitic mural resurfaces at March on Washington 2020
People take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, US, June 18, 2020
New Movement for Black Lives platform contains no mention of Israel
By BEN SALES/JTA
A general view of a session of the parliament in Vienna, Austria, January 10, 2020
Austrian gov't launches anti-hate plan following antisemitic incidents
By OMRI RON
Pope Pius XII, the pontiff during World War Two, appears in an undated file photo from the archives of Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano
Unsealed Vatican documents detail Pope Pius XII Holocaust complacency
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Protesters hold placards and flags during a demonstration, organised by the British Board of Jewish Deputies for those who oppose antisemitism, in Parliament Square in London.
As one antisemitic site gets taken down, another takes its place
By GABE STUTMAN / JTA
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign event in New Castle, Delaware, U.S., July 21, 2020
Joe Biden calls Delaware Chabad torching ‘deeply disturbing’
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
A man holds a flag with the words Black Lives Matter during a protest following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, US, August 27, 2020.
Kenosha synagogue still supportive despite vandalism during BLM riots
By BEN SALES/JTA
A FRENCH gendarme inspects swastikas painted on a wall of a former synagogue turned into a cultural center in Mommenheim near Strasbourg.
Artist wearing 'Israel' T-shirt attacked in France
Paris 2019
Police arrest 2 suspects in beating of Jewish man in Paris elevator
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
AMSTERDAM, WITH SOME 750,000 citizens, is rich with culture, history, amazing architecture and modern entertainment.
Dutch Moroccan gets 8 months in jail for fake bomb at kosher eatery
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
U.S. House of Representatives votes on Trump impeachment on Capitol Hill in Washington on December 19, 2019.
Marjorie Taylor Greene shared antisemitic and Islamophobic video
By BEN SALES/JTA
Then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as his campaign manager Paul Manafort (C) and daughter Ivanka (R) look on during Trump's walk through at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, US, July 21, 2016
Mary Ann Mendoza dropped from RNC lineup after sharing antisemitic theory
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, also known as BDS.
UK police arrest Pro-BDS Palestinian activist on terrorism charge
Close up of a man using mobile smart phone
Bomb threat left on Virginia synagogue's voicemail
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Manchester
UK renters’ union rejects Jewish applicant: ‘Sorry, no time for Zionists’
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
John Mann leaves the British Cabinet Office in Whitehall, in central London, Jan. 31, 2019.
A non-Jewish Brexit supporter, is the UK’s loudest critic of antisemitism
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
The logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone
Uber driver asked to stop the car after passenger found out he was Jewish
Dictionary
Merriam-Webster removes Israel example from ‘apartheid’ definition
RABBI PINCHAS GOLDSCHMIDT: Jews become the collateral damage
CER president: The fact Jews are being attacked in Austria is inexcusable
By OMRI RON
A gavel in a court of law
Weekly anti-Israel protests by Michigan synagogue allowed by constitution
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
A screenshot of the Etsy listing for the Make Israel Palestine Again hat
2 websites sell Make Israel Palestine Again T-shirts
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Battling antisemitism with 21st century technology
Man behind Goyim Defense League responsible for antisemitic highway banner
By GABE STUTMAN / JTA
Male hands arrested with handcuffs in Criminal concept (illustrative)
Syrian refugee arrested for violent attack on Austrian Jewish leader
British rapper Wiley
Wiley remains defiantly antisemitic: 'I'm right, Jews do run the earth'
Waffen SS officers in Denmark, 1944
SS Officer hailed as a 'hero' by New Zealand media dies at 97
MP John Mann, Labour, resigned over Corbyn 'legitimizing' antisemitismi
Lord John Mann joins Combat Anti-Semitism Movement advisory board
Male hands arrested with handcuffs in Criminal concept (illustrative)
Man arrested, charged for antisemitic vandalism of NY politician's office
POLICE TAPE at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
Austrian Jewish leader violently assaulted in Graz
Doctor with a stethoscope in the hands and hospital background (illustrative)
Ex-Cleveland Clinic resident makes antisemitic posts, has license revoked
By RACHEL WOLF , MARCY OSTER/JTA
Gravestones at the Jewish cemetery in Quatzenheim, France vandalized with Nazi graffiti, February 19, 2019
More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Antisemitic graffiti on a Jewish family house in the city center of Lyon in France.
‘Free Palestine’ graffiti sprayed on Austrian synagogue
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
FBI headquarters building is seen in Washington, U.S., December 7, 2018
FBI explains why it tweeted link to files on ‘Protocols of Elders of Zion’
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Brandeis University sign
Brandeis targeted by bomb threat a week before school starts
By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
Israeli cycling returns to training amid relaxed coronavirus restrictions
BDS campaign targets ISN French riders ahead of 2020 Tour de France
Protesters hold placards and flags during a demonstration, organised by the British Board of Jewish Deputies for those who oppose antisemitism, in Parliament Square in London.
British board bans architect for saying Jews invented European racism
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Vienna students fight antisemitism
Paris synagogue neighbor smashes mezuzah to ‘restore religious neutrality’
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Dictionary
Urban Dictionary deletes offensive definitions of anti-Zionism, Zionism
Antisemitic graffiti near a London Underground station. The graffiti reads “dirty f***ing Jew” beside an image of a swastika.
'Heil Hitler' and 'Juden' tagged on a Jewish-owned house in Lyon, France
The control room where live feeds are managed is in operation for the first night of the virtual Democratic National Convention (DNC) at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US August 17, 2020.
Accusations that Trump stokes antisemitism focus of Democrat convention
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Nazi Swastika
Jewish org. slams neo-Nazi group for threatening Australian synagogue
A gavel in a court of law
Court rules principal shouldn't have been fired for doubting Holocaust
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Facebook symbol
Facebook algorithms actively promote Holocaust denial, think tank finds
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
U.S. Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, Elan Carr
US envoy to combat antisemitism urges Houthis to release Yemeni Jew
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