Anti-Semitism

On the Frontlines of Progressive Anti-Semitism

I have never done 23-and-me, nor have I “ancestry.com’d” myself. It’s never felt necessary. My family’s Eastern European Jewish heritage was something we lived to honor, including in our politics. Like so many others, my family came to this country…

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New U.N. report highlights increase in global antisemitism as special rapporteur notes “fundamentally antisemitic” elements of BDS movement

The United Nations released an unprecedented report on Thursday highlighting a “disproportionate” 38 percent increase in antisemitism across the globe, even in countries that have no Jewish population. The report also identifies certain actions by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement…

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Austrian Parliament MPS Pledge to Classify BDS as Antisemitic

Leading Austrian lawmakers have vowed they will declare the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign targeting Israel as antisemitic during the next legislative session. “We hope that words will be followed by deeds and that… there will soon be a parliamentary…

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New Swedish FM : BDS is not Antisemitic

Newly appointed Swedish foreign minister Ann Linde told the Swedish parliament she does not consider the Boycott Divest Sanctions (BDS) movement Antisemitic. Linde said she does not support boycotts but considers the BDS a legitimate, political, non-violent tool, in the…

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BDS and Antisemitism: Examining the Ministry of Strategic Affairs Report

Omar Barghouti, founder of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel and a co-founder of BDS. (photo credit: REUTERS) In recent days, Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry published a report documenting some 100 examples in which activities…

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Columbia University, Barnard, Are ‘A Hotbed for Hate’ – Report

There have been more than 100 incidents that have contributed to a hostile climate at Columbia University and its sister school, Barnard College, since the 2016-2017 academic year, according to a new report by Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF). The organization – an…

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Was 500 Wissenschaftler und Künstler dem Jüdischen Museum schreiben

Jüdisches Museum Berlin (Quelle: Dominic Simpson, CC BY 2.0) Das Jüdische Museum Berlin dürfe „kein Ort der Anti-Israel-Agitation, der Förderung von Antisemitismus und der Unterstützung von Israels Feinden“ sein. Mit dieser Forderung wenden sich 500 Wissenschaftler und Künstler aus dem…

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