This week, a yeshiva student was punched in the face in an antisemitic attack in Brooklyn, where a machete-wielding man also threatened the Jewish community. In Italy, a young Jewish boy was assaulted by teenage girls who told him that he would “die in the ovens.” Two orthodox Jewish men were also beaten on a London street.
The Goyim Defense League launched another campaign of antisemitic flyers blaming Jews for the COVID-19 pandemic, targeting thousands of homes in multiple cities across California, Florida, Colorado, and Maryland.
Two teachers in Mexico were fired in separate incidents for praising Adolf Hitler and joking about the Holocaust, and in Tennessee school board officials banned the Pulitzer-prize winning graphic novel Maus by second-generation Holocaust survivor Art Spiegelman.
This week’s global antisemitism report highlights 42 new media reports of antisemitic incidents. The total includes 28 (66.7%) from the far-right, 5 (11.9%) from the far-left, 3 (7.1%) with Islamist motivations, and 6 (14.3%) unidentifiable in nature.