Meanwhile, David Bateman — the founder of Utah-based tech firm Entrata — has resigned following a mass email he sent to a group of prominent associates in which he claimed “the Jews” were using the Covid-19 vaccine to “euthanize the American people,” among other antisemitic conspiracies.
In what has become a pattern, another Orthodox Jewish man was attacked by two assailants in Brooklyn, leaving him hospitalized with lacerations to the head. In Paris, France yet another elderly Jewish woman fell victim to an antisemitic home invasion, was robbed of all of her Jewelry, and beaten by the two attackers. A visibly Jewish man was also punched in the face on a street in Manchester, England.
A rabbi’s mailbox was blown up with fireworks in Miami Gardens, Florida, and Nazi symbols were painted on a Jewish residence for senior citizens in Munich, Germany.
In Seattle, Washington, an assistant police chief was suspended for displaying the Nazi SS insignia on his office door and for joking about the Holocaust. A staffer for U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, called Israel a “racist European ethnostate,” and dozens of Belgian soccer fans sang about gassing and burning Jews while giving Nazi salutes and praising Hamas.
This week’s global antisemitism report highlights 33 new media reports of antisemitic incidents. The total includes 18 (54.5%) from the far-right, 3 (9.1%) from the far-left, 6 (18.2%) with Islamist motivations, and 6 (18.2%) unidentifiable in nature.