On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people around the world demonstrated a massive show of solidarity demanding justice for Sarah Halimi, the French grandmother whose antisemitic murderer was let free by a French court. Now is the time to keep the pressure on: Sign the CAM petition to France’s Minister of Justice and demanding accountability.
The New York Police Department is investigating a vandalism spree in the Bronx after an unidentified individual threw rocks at Jewish centers and synagogues in five separate incidents. Police in Argentina thwarted a planned Neo-Nazi attack on a synagogue during Shabbat. The student government at California’s Pomona College passed a BDS resolution that would defund Jewish and Pro-Israel student clubs, including Hillel and Chabad.
Meanwhile, the European Parliament became the first legislative body in the world to censure the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) for antisemitic hate taught in Palestinian schools using EU taxpayer funds. In Germany, the annual Iran-sponsored Al Quds Day rally, which calls for the elimination of the Jewish State, was cancelled for the second year by Berlin authorities.
CAM’s global anti-Semitism report this week highlights 38 new media reports of anti-Semitic incidents – 19 incidents (50%) from the far-right, 10 incidents (26%) from the far-left, 1 incident (3%) with Islamist motivations, and 8 unidentifiable incidents (21%).