Those who have a hatred of, or prejudice against, Jews just because they are Jewish are known as anti-Semitic, or they are anti-Semites. Throughout Jewish history, there have been many religious groups that have persecuted the Jews. When Christianity rose throughout Europe, the Jews were persecuted. During the Second World War, more than three-quarters of the Jewish population in Europe was wiped out by the Nazis.
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Antisemitism envoy post to be filled, State Dept. says
“Eliminating the staff that advance these efforts would gut the US capacity to fight antisemitism at a time when it is flaring,” ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said.
By BEN SALES/JTA
Pressure builds on White House to appoint antisemitism envoy
“As members of Congress who care deeply about antisemitism at home and abroad, we urge you to maintain and prioritize the appointment of the special envoy.”
By MICHAEL WILNER
Jewish group urges UNESCO to reject antisemitic Qatari candidate
The Palestinian Authority and the Arab states have pushed anti-Israel resolutions at its board and committee meetings, turning them into diplomatic battle grounds for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
NYC council candidate's platform: Stop 'greedy Jewish landlords'
Is this really about greed?
By ARIANE MANDELL
Jewish officials hail Austria’s decision to adopt antisemitism definition
Vienna follows the UK and Israel towards adopting a universal definition of the age-old phenomenon. Move comes week after NGO reports record levels of antisemitism in the country.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Teenagers vandalize Jewish cemetery in Romanian capital
The youths, aged 13 to 16, damaged 10 tombstones in Bucharest.
Princeton campus plastered with antisemitic, racist fliers
The flier also was posted on the group’s Twitter feed on Thursday, the anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s birthday.
Trump proclaims week of Holocaust remembrance
New move signifies a rapid evolution in the administration's rhetoric on the highly sensitive topic. POTUS to speak at Holocaust Memorial Museum.
'No Israelis served here,' says Australian piercing shop
Since the Facebook post on Saturday, more than 100 negative reviews of the business have appeared online.
'US antisemitic incidents jump 86% at start of 2017'
New ADL data finds 34% surge in antisemitic incidents in the US in 2016 compared to 2015.
By DANIELLE ZIRI