Antisemitism

British Synagogues Urged To Beef Up Security After Jerusalem Murders

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

British synagogues have been warned they must beef up security measures in the wake of a bloody axe attack on a Jerusalem synagogue by Palestinian ass...

Beyond an Outcry on Islamophobia, It Is Time We 'Catch the Bull by the Horns'

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK
Muhammad Abdul Bari

In the midst of continuous negative portrayal of Muslims, there seems to be genuine fear in wider society that 'Islamist aliens' are taking over this island. Whilst many Muslims feel under siege and tend to think they are probably subject to a 'McCarthyite' witch hunt, others still question Muslims' place in this land and if they are part of a 'Trojan Horse' entryist plot. Both these assertions are wild.

Mehdi Hasan And Jonathan Freedland Talk Anti-Semitism And Islamophobia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Politics

Watch the Huffington Post UK's political director Mehdi Hasan, who is Muslim, and Guardian executive editor Jonathan Freedland, who is Jewish, discuss...

A Chief Rabbi-Type Figure in Muslim Communities May Well Be Part of the Solution

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK
Fiyaz Mughal

As long as Muslim communities do not have the equivalent to a Chief Rabbi, sadly, there will be a space in the social sphere which will be filled by those who are less interested in the welfare of Muslim communities, and more interested in making a name for themselves. Now is the time to grab this challenge with both hands.

We All Need to Work to Keep Europe Open and Free

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

When we look at the news and we see incident after incident of discrimination, antisemitism and vigilante justice. Whether that's Jewish shops being targeted in Paris or a woman being assaulted for displaying an Israeli flag in Amsterdam, we are surrounded by acts of baseless hatred.

The Link Between Rising Antisemitism in Europe and the Jewish State

Hannah Gal | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Politics
Hannah Gal

Former Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton is right in suggesting that Antisemitism might be fueling the current criticism towards Israel.

France's Jews Flee As Rioters Burn Shops To Chants Of 'Gas The Jews'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

France's politicians and community leaders have criticised the "intolerable" violence against Paris' Jewish community, after a pro-Palestinian rally l...

Video Captures Moment Jewish Vigilantes Attack Palestinian Protesters In Violent Paris Clashes

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Fears are growing that the Middle East crisis could spiral into violent clashes across Europe, with Jewish activists and pro-Palestinian groups fighti...

Tory MP Branded 'Dirty Jew' By Voters

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Politics

A Conservative MP has revealed he was branded "dirty Jew" by constituents while out campaigning for election and still receives hateful emails along s...

'Anti-Semitic' French Comedian Who Created The 'Quenelle' Banned From UK

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

The French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, who is at the centre of the Nicolas Anelka anti-semitism row, has been banned from entering the UK, the H...

The 'Quenelle' Salute Is Not Anti-Authority, It's Anti-Semitic

Steve Rose | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Politics
Steve Rose

If you believe Nicolas Anelka, his use of the 'quenelle' was a conscious and deliberate "up yours" to the French establishment in support of friend Dieudonné M'Bala M'Bala. But, for many in this country, the 'quenelle' was almost unheard of, and many still argue that it is an apolitical rejection of the state and Zionism. However, it is a ghastly reminder of modern anti-Semitism.

Twitter Sued For £32m For Refusing To Reveal Anti-Semitic Users

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Tech

French Jewish students are to sue Twitter for £32m for failing to release the identities of users who posted pictures of ashes and made Holocaust jok...

Israel As A Puppet Master?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

A Guardian cartoon showing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "puppet master" holding dolls of William Hague and Tony Blair has sparked ou...

Richard Dawkins' Descriptions Of God Are 'Profoundly Anti-Semitic'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Britain's Chief Rabbi has accused Professor Richard Dawkins, perhaps the world's most famous atheist, of writing "profoundly anti-Semitic" statements ...

'Jews Are Spreading Homosexuality In Bid For World Domination'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK

Jews are financing the spread of homosexuality across the world, helped by the US and UK, according to a state-sponsored newspaper in Iran. Mashreg...

Swastika Graffiti On Jewish Gravestones In German Cemetery

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK

Gravestones were desecrated and sprayed with blue swastikas at a Jewish cemetery in Germany, less than two months after the last antisemitic attack at...

Hooked Nose, Star Of David Cufflinks: But Politician Says Cartoon Is 'Not Anti-Semitic'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

An Austrian politician has caused a furious backlash after he posted a grotesque cartoon on his Facebook page, showing a banker with a hooked nose and...

Far-Right Politician Who Railed Against Jews To Visit Auschwitz..

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK

Csanád Szegedi built his political profile ranting about the Jewish "control of Hungary" - and as a member of the far-right Jobbik party, that was a ...

Labour MP Criticised For Accusing Britain's Ambassdor To Israel Of Having 'Divided Loyalties' For Being Jewish

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Politics

A Labour MP has found himself in hot water after he suggested Britain's ambassador to Israel may have divided loyalties because he is Jewish. Newpo...