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Antisemitism ‘higher than ever’ on Twitter, finds report

The study by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and CASM Technology found that hostile and discriminatory content towards Jewish people not only spiked after Elon Musk's takeover, but has remained at heightened levels ever since.

Bulgaria sentences two Hezbollah suspects over 2012 bus bombing

The Supreme Court of Bulgaria announced in early March that the life prison sentences in absentia for two Hezbollah terrorists were confirmed for their role in blowing up an Israeli tour bus in the seaside resort of town of Burgas, killing five Israelis and their Bulgarian Muslim bus driver in 2012.

Report reveals UNRWA teachers ‘glorify terrorism and incite antisemitism’

Teachers and schools at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) have been found to encourage terrorism and antisemitism, according to a new report released by two watchdogs. 

B’nai B’rith and Amadeu Antonio Foundation publish report about Europe’s annual marches glorifying nazism

In a new report titled “On Europe’s Streets: Annual Marches Glorifying Nazism,” B’nai B’rith International and the Amadeu Antonio Foundation, alongside experts from across Europe, take a deep dive into the ongoing phenomenon, its legal implications and its effects on the public space and vulnerable communities.

Simon Wiesenthal Prize 2022 awarded to Israeli initiative Zikaron BaSalon

The Simon Wiesenthal Prize 2022 was awarded to Zikaron BaSalon, a social initiative commemorating the Holocaust.

Steven Spielberg says antisemitism today is ‘standing proud with hands on hips like Hitler’

Speaking on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Steven Spielberg was asked whether the abuse faced in 1960s California by the young Jewish hero of his new film, autobiographical drama The Fabelmans, was something he recognised today.

EU antisemitism survey open for participation till 26 March 2023

The most comprehensive survey on Jews’ perceptions of and experiences with antisemitism in the EU is open for participation via  Everyone who is at least 16 years of age and self-identify as Jewish is highly encouraged to take part in the survey. Its results will impact 5 years of EU policy making.

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EJC calls on Israeli government to suspend judicial reform, restore calm and dialogue

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern at the latest developments in Israel and calls upon all sections of Israeli society to restore calm and dialogue.