CAM’s global anti-Semitism report this week includes 34 new anti-Semitic incidents (47% far-right, 18% far-left, 12% Islamist, and 23% unidentifiable). Tel Aviv University’s Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry released its annual anti-Semitism report, which highlights an explosion in online anti-Semitism in 2020, with potentially dangerous implications for the post-pandemic future.
Jews in Paris thwarted a Pakistani man from carrying out a knife attack. Neo-Nazis vandalized a Jewish cemetery in Denmark with bloodied dolls and anti-Semitic leaflets, mimicking a similar incident in Sweden. Meanwhile, Australian Neo-Nazis called on their followers to seduce Jewish women to “breed out the Jewish race.” In the U.S., anti-Semitic propaganda was left on the doors of Jewish faculty offices at the University of North Florida.
Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of U.S. Congressmen reintroduced the Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act, intended to combat violent anti-Semitic incitement in Palestinian education. CAM tracked 5 IHRA adoptions this week including the French region of Alsace and Sharon, Massachusetts.