Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro, denying that his government has an anti-Semitic bent, said his grandparents were of Sephardic Jewish descent.
A suburban Boston church was vandalized with an anti-Semitic message while police were hunting for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
No one sends out press releases to announce that something is not anti-Semitic. That’s why this morning’s media is full of reports that host Seth MacFarlane’s Oscar performance last night was just shy of Mahmoud Ahmadinijad’s U.N. speech.
The long-standing Facebook war of words between pro- and anti-Israel partisans has heated up a few degrees with a petition to remove a particularly offensive “F… Israel” page.
A Ramallah man reportedly said he stabbed a teen in the West Bank because he was Jewish.
Anti-Jewish slogans uttered over the years within certain Muslim circles have given the impression that Islam is absolutely opposed to Jews. Indeed, many in the Muslim world consider hostility toward Jews as a sign of piety.
New guidelines issued by the Italian Interior Ministry govern how police may halt or interrupt a soccer match because of racist or anti-Semitic behavior by fans or on the pitch.
The Jews have dominated the land, spread corruption on earth, spilled the blood of believers and in their actions profaned holy places. Zionists only understand the language of force and will not relent without duress. This will happen only through holy Jihad.
Police in Malmö, Sweden have no suspects in September’s attack on the city’s Jewish community center.
Young Polish nationalists and anti-Semitic extreme rightists called for the overthrow of Poland at the republic's Independence Day march.
A popular Irish broadcaster and columnist said he is not anti-Semitic, after calling Israel "the cancer in foreign affairs" during a broadcast.
Two men hit and threatened a Jewish schoolboy at a Paris bus stop, according to the security unit of France’s Jewish community, SPCJ.
France has seen a 45 percent increase in anti-Semitic attacks reported through August from the corresponding period a year ago.
The chief rabbi of Lyon, Richard Wertenschlag, has received a letter threatening to "punish a Jew for every complaint the Jews make on TV."
Three adults and two juveniles are under arrest for allegedly for making children at a Jewish summer camp feel “terrorized and in fear of for their lives.”
The European Jewish Congress (EJC) is demanding a more proactive response to the recent escalation in anti-Semitic attacks around Europe, which its leader called “smaller tremors before a massive earthquake.”
A French Jewish teenager was the victim of a violent anti-Semitic attack on a train traveling between Toulouse and Lyon.
The man dressed in an Elmo costume who was captured on video spewing anti-Semitic epithets in a New York City park has been identified as the former proprietor of a pornographic website.
Hungarian Jews urged the government to take four anti-Semitic authors off the national high school curriculum.
Anti-Semitic incidents recorded in the Netherlands dropped by nine percent this year, according to the annual monitor report by the country’s watchdog on anti-Semitism.
The recent massacre at a Jewish school in Toulouse "triggered an explosion” in anti-Semitic attacks across France, according to the French Jewish community's protection service
A New Mexico high school student was suspended for sending hundreds of anti-Semitic text messages to a Jewish classmate.
A Toronto Islamic school has lost the right to use a public school for its classes after anti-Semitic teachings were discovered in its curriculum and posted on its website.
Six people have been arrested in Scotland for creating an anti-Semitic Facebook page.
A suburban New York father is suing his school district over the anti-Semitic taunting of his son.
Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone, who stirred controversy with remarks called anti-Semitic by the city's Jewish leaders, was trailing in a bid to reclaim his post, a final poll showed.
Stubbornly high levels of anti-Semitic incidents in Canada show a "sustained undercurrent of anti-Jewish bias" in the country, B'nai Brith Canada said.
A Norwegian sociologist who pioneered the discipline of peace studies and conflict resolution made anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements during a public lecture and in an article.
Police in Northern Ireland are investigating claims of anti-Semitic bullying of a boy with Asperger syndrome.
A black Jewish woman is suing the Phoenix school where she formerly served as principal for failing to respond to complaints about a fake gas chamber set up outside her office and then firing her.
A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man can sue for enduring anti-Semitic slurs from former employers despite not being Jewish.
Vienna is removing the name of a notoriously anti-Semitic mayor from a section of the elegant Ring boulevard that encircles the heart of the city.
Anti-Semitic comments made by Malmo Mayor Ilmar Reepalu were "wrong," the head of his Swedish Social Democratic Party said while expressing confidence in Reepalu.
Rashid Baz, the Lebanese cab driver convicted in the 1994 murder of Ari Halberstam, admitted that he had been looking to kill some Jews that day, the New York Post reported.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that the shooting at a Jewish high school in the southern French city of Toulouse is a "despicable murder," and that he is certain that French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his government "will do everything in their power to find the murderer, and I promise that Israel will help France in this task."
A Milken Community High School official reported the discovery of anti-Semitic renderings of the Israel flag in front of and near its middle school campus on March 1.
Czech Jewish groups have issued a joint statement calling on President Vaclav Klaus to disassociate himself from the anti-Semitic comments of Adam Bartos.
Ronald Lauder, the president of the World Jewish Congress, has expressed “outrage” that an Italian parliament deputy and journalist was fined for writing an article sharply criticizing a satirical cartoon that featured stereotypically Jewish depictions of a parliament colleague.
The head of Argentina's Jewish community criticized as anti-Semitic a cartoon that appeared in a national newspaper.
A Jewish man from Manhattan was arrested for making anti-Semitic phone calls to his mother and other women, and is suspected of painting anti-Semitic graffiti in Brooklyn.
An arson attack last year on cars in a predominately Jewish neighborhood of New York reportedly is being investigated as an insurance scam instead of a hate crime.
An Atlanta-area woman who sent a threatening package with an anti-Semitic note to a U.S. congressman was killed after attacking a police officer.
A federal court dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Jewish students against the University of California, Berkeley, alleging that the school did not protect them from anti-Semitic attacks.
For the last two years, The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights NGO, has compiled a list of the top ten anti-Israel and anti-Semitic slurs.
A Texas state representative apologized after using the slur "Jew them down" during a public hearing.
A German fund established to compensate victims of forced labor under the Nazis sponsored a project that produced anti-Semitic propaganda.
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Anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered on the temporary offices of Temple Judea’s West Hills campus on Aug. 22
Romania's highest cultural forum, following a request by a watchdog group, agreed to make clear in the definition of an anti-Semitic slur that the word is a pejorative.
More than 30 years after he was kidnapped and tortured by secret police in Buenos Aires, Argentine banker Eduardo Saiegh has an unlikely partner in his fight to convict former government leaders on charges of anti-Semitic discrimination and state terrorism: the government itself.
A legislator on Jersey, a British crown dependency off the coast of France, will not run for reelection because of anti-Semitic threats. "My family have been very upset by recent events and I feel that it would therefore be better not to stand for re-election at the end of the year," Sen. Freddie Cohen, who is also the island's planning minister, was quoted as saying on June 7 by the London Jewish Chronicle.
Trying to determine the worst offender may seem a Sisyphean task considering the past year’s almost farcical uptick in anti-Semitic rants. It’s like separating your least favorite jelly beans from an overstuffed crate. But to their credit as artists, this bunch has at least provided Jew-hating vitriol so colorful and diverse, no one will get bored with the same bean (OK, Mel, you get to be the exception).
A court in Buenos Aires has ordered Google to stop recommending anti-Semitic and racist websites to users. The injunction issued May 17 comes following a complaint filed by several Jewish organizations. The decision came on the World Day of the Internet.
One of the three Calabasas High School students who confessed to defacing their school with anti-Semitic and racist graffiti last month is Jewish, a detective from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department involved in the investigation told the Jewish Journal on Thursday. “One of them has a mother who fled Iran because she is Jewish,” Detective J. T. Manwell of the Lost Hills/Malibu station said. “So it’s kind of complicated.”
Despite opposition from Jewish groups, a municipal committee in Ottawa voted to name a new building after a former mayor described as an unrepentant anti-Semite. In a controversial vote May 3, a city of Ottawa subcommittee voted to rename a new archives and library building after Charlotte Whitton, the Canadian capital's first female mayor. Whitton was first elected in 1951 but historians and some Jewish leaders have pointed out that, during World War II, she actively lobbied against admitting Jewish orphans to Canada.
Anti-Semitism in Canada is on the rise, and much of it has gone digital, according to the latest audit by B'nai Brith Canada. In total, 1,306 anti-Jewish incidents were reported to the human rights group in 2010 -- a 3.3 percent increase over the previous year. B'nai Brith's League for Human Rights tallied 965 cases of harassment, 317 incidents of vandalism and 24 cases of violence.