Tag Archives: antiSemitic

‘No Judgement Day until Muslims slay the Jews’: Danish imam charged over anti-Semitic speech

Danish prosecutors have charged Imam Mundhir Abdallah after outrage over a 2017 speech, in which he called on Muslims to kill Jews to fulfil their destiny. It is the first charge of its kind under new religious preaching laws. The disturbing comments, which were filmed and distributed on the imam’s social media, prompted Danish prosecutors to issue charges for the ...

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‘I was stoned’: Syrian denies Berlin belt attack on Jew was anti-Semitic (VIDEO)

A Syrian man in Berlin has apologized to the victim of a suspected anti-Semitic attack as Germany continues its crackdown on resurgent hostility towards Jews in the country. The 19-year-old asylum seeker was on trial Tuesday after video emerged of him attacking a youth wearing a kippah in an affluent neighbourhood in the German capital in April. He is alleged ...

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HuffPost editor’s old tweets reveal anti-Semitic & homophobic jokes

Old skeletons have been dug up from the Twitter account of The Huffington Post’s front-page editor, revealing a history of anti-Semitic and homophobic tweets. Philip Lewis is likely wishing he used the “delete” button, but it’s too late to do that now, after The Daily Caller found a series of offensive tweets fired off by the journalist as far back ...

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'Who do you think owns the press?' Elon Musk tweet attracts barrage of anti-Semitic comments

Elon Musk is being accused of anti-Semitism by some social media users after the Tesla chief’s Twitter response to a journalist amid a growing conflict with the media. The founder of an online publication The Online, Joshua Topolsky, asked Musk: “Do you think it’s in the interest of powerful people to A: support a free press that exposes their lies, ...

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Israeli ambassador says Dutch parody of Eurovision song is anti-Semitic

Israel’s ambassador to the Netherlands made a formal complaint over a sketch show version of Israel’s winning Eurovision entry. The spoof song included references to Israeli violence in Gaza and has been called anti-Semitic. Israel’s ambassador to the Netherlands Aviv Shir-On has lodged an official letter of protest to BNNVARA, the public broadcaster that aired the show, the Foreign Ministry ...

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German newspaper apologizes over ‘anti-Semitic’ Netanyahu Eurovision cartoon

A German daily newspaper has fired a cartoonist over an ‘anti-Semitic’ illustration of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, following Israel’s victory in the Eurovision song contest and the deaths of Palestinians in Gaza. Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) published the cartoon of Netanyahu, mocked up as Eurovision winner Netta Barzilai, holding a missile marked with the Star of David on Tuesday. In ...

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IDF updates old anti-Semitic trope – now the Iranians are evil puppet masters?

Using “puppet master” and “Jew” in the same sentence will likely land you on an Anti-Defamation League blacklist, but it seems to be okay when the Israeli military rolls out the tired trope against others – that is, against Iran. The Israeli Defense Forces’ (IDF) official Twitter account pulled back the veil on the Iranian global conspiracy on Thursday. It ...

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Anti-Semitic attacks in Ukraine double in 1yr – Jewish group

An “unprecedented” surge in anti-Semitic incidents in Ukraine has seen the number of attacks against Jews double over the last year. That’s according to the World Jewish Congress (WJC). READ MORE: Ukrainian neo-Nazis demolish Roma camp in Kiev, brag on FB – and even the US begins to notice In a video posted to Twitter, the WJC said it documented ...

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Germany scraps major music award following anti-Semitic scandal

German music companies have decided to abolish the prestigious Echo Awards after a rapper duo won the award despite being accused of singing anti-Semitic lyrics. The scandal has prompted many musicians to return their awards. “There will be no more ‘Echo’ [awards],” a statement published on the event’s official website says, adding that the German Federal Association of the Music ...

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German police union chief proposes taking children away from ‘anti-Semitic parents’

Authorities should be allowed to take children away from parents who express anti-Semitic views, the head of Germany’s 2nd largest police union has stated, without elaborating on how or when such measures would be enforced. “Authorities need to act decisively [against anti-Semitism] including when the aggression comes from migrants,” Rainer Wendt, head of the German Police Union (DPoIG) told Augsburger ...

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