In the past week, CAM documented 30 new anti-Semitic incidents (53% far-right, 20% far-left, 7% Islamist, and 20% unidentifiable) around the world.
A Holocaust survivor in London was punched in the head by an assailant shouting “I hate Jews.” A Dutch Jewish student’s home was defaced with a swastika and his mezuzah was smashed. Hundreds of Neo-Nazis marched through Spain’s capital city shouting anti-Semitic invectives. A shocking new report suggests the late Iranian leader Qasem Soleimani set up secret centers to spy on Persian Jews.
Meanwhile, Romania’s Prime Minister appointed the country’s first-ever Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism. In the world of sport, Pittsburgh Steeler Offensive Tackle Zach Banner urged the National Football League in the United States to adopt the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism. CAM recorded 3 new IHRA definition adoptions this week, including the German Football League.
In this week’s newsletter, read the latest news, and make sure to register for two upcoming events, the 2021 CAM Annual Summit and the Mayors Summit Against Anti-Semitism.