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…

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy Says ‘New Wording’ is Making Antisemitism ‘Acceptable’ Again

By ALGEMEINER— French philosopher and public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy told a New York audience on Sunday that an emerging new language for antisemitism is once again making the world’s “oldest hatred” acceptable. “Antisemitism in Europe is taking on a new form, is adopting a new wording which makes it again acceptable … by a growing…

Natan Sharansky speaks about the balancing act with European Jewry – protecting the ones who choose to stay, and empowering those who choose to leave

By NOA AMOUYAL, JPOST— One doesn’t have to be very vigilant to realize European Jews are in crisis mode. The tragic May attack at the Jewish Museum in Belgium where four people died; the grisly shooting at the Hyper Cacher market in France in January that claimed an additional four lives; and repeated incidents of…

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…