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.

A MEMBER of a neo-Nazi party gives a salute outside a speech by Richard Spencer on the campus of Michigan State University on March 5

Canadian police investigate antisemitic incident in school

March in memory of Holocaust in Lithuania, September 2021

Lithuania, March of the Living to march in memory of Holocaust

 The main entrance to the Vilnius Ghetto in Lithuania during World War II.

On This Day: Nazis liquidate Vilnius Ghetto, slaughter Lithuanian Jews

Babyn Yar Memorial in Kiev, Ukraine. April 8, 2021.

Ukraine passes new law defining concept of antisemitism

Pro-Palestine protesters demonstrate outside Downing Street in London, Britain, June 12, 2021.

Two men charged with attack on Jewish diners in Los Angeles

CARTOONS FIT for the Nazi tabloid ‘Der Sturmer’ were widely distributed at the 2001 Durban conference.

Recalling the 2001 Durban Conference 20 years later

By EFRAIM A. COHEN
 PALESTINIAN SUPPORTERS and Israeli delegates argue heatedly outside the conference, in Durban, September 2, 2001.

Durban conference: ‘An anti-Israel festival’

By ARIK BENDER
 MARCHING IN Cape Town, South Africa, August 21, 2001, ahead of the Durban conference. Thousands from the city’s Muslim community joined in.

20 years since Durban : Most sickening display of Jew-hate since Nazis

NYPD investigate an ultra-orthodox man for abduction.

NYPD cop charged with vandalizing Jewish summer camp

The rally marching on Hämeenkatu, the main street in Tampere, Finland.

Finland rallies against antisemitism in pro-Israel march

Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee

Half of Jewish college students have hidden their Jewish identity - survey

Demonstrators protest outside the opening session of the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR), also known as the Durban Conference

Erdan, Pompeo, others urge states to boycott Durban conference

Antisemitic graffiti on a Jewish family house in the city center of Lyon in France.

Books blaming Jews for COVID sold in Warsaw church

A man waves an Israeli flag during a rally against antisemitism, in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in May.

Man who murdered Jewish lawyer wanted to kill 'Jewish Satan worshippers'

The Star of David is seen on the facade of a synagogue in Paris France, December 10, 2018

Imam who quoted text commanding Muslims to kill Jews acquitted of incitement charges

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
 A MAN WALKS past graves desecrated with swastikas at the Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen, near Strasbourg, France, in 2019.

Ringleader in French antisemitic attack arrested

 Antisemitism is lurking and rising on online platforms.

Former neo-Nazi, son of Holocaust survivor share their journeys combating hate

By ELIANA RUDEE
 Demonstrators hold up a banner with an image of late French humorist Coluche during a protest against France's restrictions, including compulsory health passes, to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Paris, France, September 11, 2021.

Combat Antisemitism Movement monitoring 'Qui?' movement in France

A hacker is being depicted in this illustrative photo

Hackers steal 'decade's worth of data' from far-right webhost Epik - report

An original yellow star (not on general display) is seen at the artifacts department of the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, ahead of the Israeli annual Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 10, 2018

Nazis mock arrest man wearing yellow star at COVID protest

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Visitors at an exhibition, look at Nazi flags and banners bearing Swastikas, at Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem.

On This Day: Nazis pass Nuremberg Race Laws, make swastika national flag

Around 2,500 BDS protesters are seen flocking to the Port of Oakland, California, to stop a cargo ship operated by the Israeli-based ZIM company from unloading in protest of Operation Protective Edge, on August 16. 2014.

California approves previously 'anti-Jewish' ethnic studies curriculum

By GABE STUTMAN / JTA
 CURATORS LAY out a concentration camp uniform from 1944 Bergen-Belsen, a child’s doll and Jewish stars at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia.

Is writing poetry barbaric after the Holocaust? - book review

By MICHAEL BERENBAUM
 Church Street in Burlington, Vermont (illustrative).

Burlington BDS resolution to be pulled, sponsor cites antisemitism fears

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
 A MAN WALKS past graves desecrated with swastikas at the Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen, near Strasbourg, France, in 2019.

A mixed forecast for antisemitism

By BARRY NEWMAN
Antisemitism in the United States: Antisemitic graffiti on The Rock landmark at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, blaming Jews for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, September, 2019

Antisemitic graffiti found in bathroom at American University

Cemetery in Istanbul, illustrative

St. Paul police to boost patrols of Jewish sites after antisemitic incidents

 Pope Francis leads a mass in Heroes' Square, in Budapest, Hungary.

Pope Francis condemns antisemitism

By REUTERS
 The Jewish cemetery of La Tablada in Buenos Aires, Argentina, pictured in 2013.

More than 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
 The Australian flag (Illustrative).

Illegal Melbourne Rosh Hashanah service embarrasses community

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