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Woman threatens rabbi with a knife on street in Vienna, steals his kippah

The assault happened after several minutes in which the woman shouted antisemitic slogans at the rabbi as multiple passersby looked away, he said.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/11/2020
German troops suspected of running antisemitic chat group

Many of the 26 soldiers belong to a logistics unit in Neustadt am Ruebenberge in northern Germany.

By REUTERS
27/11/2020
Australia primary school boy dresses up as concentration camp inmate

"This is wrong on so many levels, and I am troubled by the level of insensitivity and ignorance displayed here."

UK's Buckinghamshire New University adopts IHRA antisemitism definition

The announcement comes following efforts made by the British government to push for all higher learning institutions to adopt the IHRA's definition.

Amazon's Alexa shares antisemitic responses, UK MPs demand investigation

The AI assistant responds to questions about Jews, the Holocaust and Israel "by quoting antisemitic conspiracy sites and using selective misleading quotes from other sources without context."

26/11/2020
Despite Facebook ban on Holocaust denial, it’s still easy to find

When it made the announcement, the company pledged that it would direct users to resources that provide credible information about the Holocaust. Those resources have yet to appear on the site.

By BEN SALES/JTA
26/11/2020
22% of hate crimes in Europe in 2019 were against Jews, report shows

Of the total incidents, 1,311 were antisemitic, according to the the report titled “2019 Hate Crime Data.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/11/2020
President Rivlin laid a wreath at the Holocaust memorial in Ottawa, accompanied by Prime Minister Tr
Trudeau names Cotler as Canada's special envoy on combating antisemitism

"Irwin Cotler has demonstrated strong leadership in the fight against racism, antisemitism and hate. He also acquired a vast experience in justice and human rights," the prime minister said.

US professor put on leave after slew of antisemitic, conspiratorial comments

The university placed Brennan on leave November 19, after being alerted to his "racist, antisemitic and homophobic slurs."

THOUSANDS OF New Yorkers gather in Foley Square last week at the No Hate. No Fear. solidarity march
Columbus Jewish couple say they were victims of hate crime by neighbor

According to Tiffany Kinney, the neighbor said, “I’ll put a bullet through your head like Hitler.”

By BEN SALES/JTA
25/11/2020
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