Latest Anti-Semitism News

Israel, US decry rights monitor's remarks as 'antisemitic'

Jul. 28, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Israel, the United States and Britain on Thursday criticized an expert commissioned by the U.N. human rights body to examine the situation in the Middle East, accusing him of antisemitic remarks. Miloon Kothari was quoted in the media as questioning Israel’s right...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jul. 27, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. July 26, 2022. Editorial: Transportation tax structure needs jolt The joy of driving past the gas station — every gas station — belongs for now to only about 30,000 Pennsylvanians who own electric vehicles. But they are...

Feds investigate USC student's complaint of anti-Semitism

Jul. 26, 2022 13:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education will investigate the University of Southern California after a Jewish student claimed she resigned from student government because she endured harassment over her pro-Israel views. The probe by the department's Office for Civil...

Nazi protesters show up outside young conservatives meeting

Jul. 24, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Holocaust center in Florida and others condemned the presence of protesters holding Nazi flags and posters with antisemitic imagery outside a convention of young conservative activists that drew as speakers President Donald Trump, Florida Gov, Ron DeSantis and several...

Georgia school logo resembling a Nazi symbol sparks outrage

Jul. 20, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The rollout of a new logo for an Atlanta area elementary school has been paused after parents noted similarities to a Nazi symbol, though a school district said the design was based on a U.S. Army colonel's eagle wings. The Cobb County School District said...

Experts: Idaho law, culture complicates hate crime response

Jul. 18, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The number of hate crimes reported to law enforcement agencies dropped slightly in 2021, according to a report from the Idaho State Police, but experts say the state’s laws and culture make some people unlikely to report hate crimes and others unlikely to see justice when...

Holocaust survivors mark 80 years since mass Paris roundup

Jul. 17, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron decried his Nazi-collaborator predecessors and rising antisemitism, vigorously vowing to stamp out Holocaust denial as he paid homage Sunday to thousands of French children sent to death camps 80 years ago for one reason alone: because they were...

Head of German art show quits after antisemitic piece shown

Jul. 16, 2022 08:45 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The head of a major art show in Germany has resigned after an exhibit featuring antisemitic elements prompted an outcry at the event’s opening last month. The board of the documenta fifteen show said Saturday that Sabine Schormann was leaving her post as chief...

Fresno State library name removed due to namesake's beliefs

Jul. 14, 2022 11:30 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California State University trustees voted to remove the name of a former librarian from the Fresno State library after revelations in his personal documents that he held antisemitic views and was a Nazi sympathizer. The board vote Wednesday stripped the name...

3 arrested after racist, antisemitic pamphlets blanket town

Jul. 13, 2022 10:21 AM EDT

HORNELL, N.Y. (AP) — Three people have been arrested on hate crime charges for blanketing a small upstate New York city with white supremacist pamphlets, authorities said. The racist, antisemitic literature was left at locations including a synagogue and a largely Black church in...