Jews ‘no longer feel safe’ in Europe and mass exodus increasing as a result of surge in anti-Semitic incidents

By: Leo Cendrowicz, Independent— The current influx of refugees into Europe could be mirrored by a mass exodus of Jews, faith leaders have warned as new figures revealed a rise in anti-Semitic incidents over the past year. European Jewish Congress President Dr Moshe Kantor told a conference in Brussels: “If hundreds of thousands of Jews leave…

Landmark anti-BDS law passes final Senate legislative hurdle

By REBECCA SHIMONI STOIL, TIMES OF ISRAEL— After weeks of legislative drama, a trade bill containing provisions opposing the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel cleared its final legislative hurdle Wednesday afternoon. The anti-BDS language, passed as part of the controversial Trade Promotion Authority legislation, is expected to be signed into law by…

Europe’s Jews decry ‘beast’ of anti-Semitism overtaking continent

By AMANDA BORSCHEL-DAN, TIMES OF ISRAEL— European Jewry is all in the same boat, and that boat is slowly but surely sinking. That, at least, was the impression from a roundtable conversation Tuesday at the Jerusalem Press Club with leaders from 25 of the continent’s Jewish communities. During the hour and a half lunch in…

Study: Global anti-Semitic attacks increased 40 percent in 2014

By BREITBART— Researchers at Tel Aviv University have found that documented incidents of anti-Semitic attacks increased by almost 40 percent from 2013 to 2014. The research found that at least 766 anti-Semitic attacks occurred in 2014, compared with 554 incidents in 2013. The authors of the report explained that the anti-Semitic acts were “perpetrated with…