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  • In Malmo, record number of anti-Semitic attacks reported

    August 1, 2013 | 9:28 am

    The Swedish city of Malmo is reporting a record increase in documented anti-Semitic attacks.

    Swedish police recorded 60 hate crimes against Jews in the city in 2012, up from an average of 22 in 2010 and 2011, the Sydsvenskan local daily reported. During the first six...

  • Leaving State Department’s anti-Semitism post, Hannah Rosenthal reflects on accomplishments

    October 16, 2012 | 11:13 am

    Anti-Semitism overseas is being noted with increasing frequency by U.S. State Department human rights reports, and Hannah Rosenthal says that’s a good thing.

    Rosenthal, the State Department’s second anti-Semitism monitor, says increased reporting reflects burgeoning awareness of...

  • Swedish minister rebukes Malmo mayor as ‘ignorant and bigoted’

    April 26, 2012 | 2:23 pm

    The mayor of Malmo makes “recurring ignorant and bigoted statements,” a Swedish minister said after meeting with the U.S. envoy to combat anti-Semitism.

    Erik Ullenhag, Sweden’s integration minister, issued the statement just after meeting Thursday with Hannah Rosenthal.


  • Haiti legacy project recognizes U.S. anti-Semitism envoy

    August 11, 2011 | 12:37 pm

    Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department envoy on anti-Semitism, was recognized for her work by the Haiti Jewish Refugee Legacy Project.

    Rosenthal received the project’s Tikkun Olam Award for her efforts to combat hate and intolerance.

    The award, which Rosenthal received on Aug. 3,...