Washington Post: Video shows belt wielding assailant screaming ‘Jew’ as he attacks two people on a Berlin street
“There has been an increase in open, unashamed and explicit hatred directed against Jews. The Jew as exploiter, the Jew as killer, the Jew as banker. It is like we have regressed 100 years,” EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor was quoted as saying in a statement last week.
As we mark Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, we realize that this year is different than recent years. We have seen a drastic rise in antisemitism, nationalism, and xenophobia. Along with this, we are seeing a normalisation of this behaviour.
“As our institutions become bunkers, helpless individuals become more vulnerable to isolated attacks," said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.
Feelings of insecurity are widespread among European Jews as a result of the resurgence of the extreme right, a heated anti-Zionist discourse on the left and radical Islam, according to the Kantor Center.
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party is partly to blame for a rise in antisemitic attacks in the UK, a report has said. The Kantor Center, based at Tel Aviv University, said...
Washington Post: Resurgent ‘traditional antisemitism’ behind ‘corrosion of Jewish life,’ report warns
“The result is of a Jewish community in many places around the world living in fear,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.