Antisemitism

LSE publishes blog post accusing Zionism of “delegitimising” and “dehumanising” Palestinians

By JC Reporter, December 3, 2015

The London School of Economics has published a post on its website accusing Zionism of being based on Jewish biblical “notions of separateness, superiority and entitlement”.

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I was shocked and confused: 13-year-old schoolgirl's reaction to snub from anti-Israel academic

By Marcus Dysch, December 2, 2015

A 13-year-old Israeli girl has described her shock after a Jewish academic refused her request for help with a school project “until there is peace in Palestine”.

Shachar Rabinovitch said she had been excited to email Marsha Levine, a former Cambridge University expert with more than 40 years of experience working with horses.

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Ex-Cambridge academic justifies boycotting Israeli schoolgirl by claiming ‘Jews have become Nazis'

By Marcus Dysch, December 1, 2015

A former Cambridge academic who told a 13-year-old Israeli girl she would answer her questions about horses when there is peace in Palestine has claimed “the Jews have become the Nazis”.

Marsha Levine, an expert on horses with more than 40 years of experience, said she could not help the teenager because she came from a country whose prime minister “wanted ethnic cleansing”.

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Explicit antisemitism remains rare in media and political discourse, says CST report

By Marcus Dysch, November 27, 2015

The use of Nazism to attack Jews and Zionists in Britain is on the rise, according to a leading antisemitism watchdog.

A report published by the Community Security Trust, which monitors antisemitism in Britain, revealed an unprecedented level of Jew-hatred.

The growth of social media was having a clear impact on the spread of antisemitic discourse, threats and themes than ever before.

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French comedian Dieudonné jailed for questioning the Holocaust

By Josh Jackman, November 25, 2015

French comedian Dieudonné M'Bala M'Bala has been jailed for two months after questioning the existence of the Nazi gas chambers during a stand-up performance.

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Swastika spray-painted on wall in Highgate

By Josh Jackman, November 17, 2015

A swastika has been spray-painted on a wall in north London.

The offensive black sign left below the Jackson’s Lane street sign near Highgate tube station was spotted on Tuesday.

Jewish couple Michael and Clarissa Israel reported the graffiti, with Mr Israel telling the Evening Standard that it had left him “shocked.”

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Poland’s new defence minister 'agreed with antisemitic conspiracy theory'

By Sandy Rashty, November 11, 2015

Poland’s new defence minister allegedly claimed that there is a Jewish plan to dominate the world.

The reported comments by Antoni Macierewicz, who represents the right-wing Law and Justice party, were revealed after his party secured an absolute majority in the country’s general election.

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SNP politician 'apologises' for 'offence caused' by antisemitic tweet

By Marcus Dysch, November 9, 2015

The Scottish National Party has apologised on behalf of a MSP after she posted an antisemitic image on Twitter “in error”.

Sandra White, who represents the party in the Glasgow Kelvin seat at Holyrood, had highlighted a cartoon of piglets suckling a large pig with the word “Rothschild” written on it and showing a bank with a Star of David.

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Did Jeremy Corbyn back artist whose mural was condemned as antisemitic?

By Marcus Dysch, November 6, 2015

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn apparently backed the painting of a mural which was condemned as having antisemitic undertones.

The graphic, Freedom for Humanity, was painted on a property near Brick Lane in London’s East End by renowned international graffiti artist Kalen Ockerman, known as Mear One, in 2012.

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Man arrested after Shomrim volunteers abused

By Josh Jackman, November 6, 2015

Police officers have arrested a man on suspicion of racially abusing Shomrim volunteers who were helping a burglary victim.

Members of the Jewish volunteer security service spotted the attempted burglary at around 12:45pm on Thursday while patrolling in Hackney, east London, and called police to help.

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