Report Warns of Resurgent Global Anti-Semitism

(Washington Post) Rick Noack - Jewish life around the world is under attack once again by "classic traditional anti-Semitism," according to a report released Wednesday by the Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University. The study blames the surge on "the constant rise of the extreme right, a heated anti-Zionist discourse in the left, accompanied by harsh anti-Semitic expressions, and radical Islamism." The report concludes that "Europe's largest Jewish communities are experiencing a normalization and mainstreaming of anti-Semitism not seen since the Second World War." European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor said, "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."

2018-04-12 00:00:00

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