Ontario has become the first Canadian province to mandate Holocaust education at the elementary level. Germany’s government launched a new campaign to combat antisemitism timed for the anniversary of Kristallnact, with public posters in eight cities to challenge common antisemitic and anti-Zionist tropes.
Omar Alkattoul, an 18-year-old New Jersey man was arrested after sending an online manifesto with threats to attack a synagogue and Jewish people, federal prosecutors say. Thomas David Bona, 36, was also arrested in Chico, California for committing an arson attack at Congregation Beth Israel, after setting fire to a sign welcoming visitors and tagging it with swastikas.
In Trieste, Italy, vandals spray-painted“The Jews are the new racists and Nazis,” across the facade of the city’s synagogue. Police were called to protect the Victoria International Jewish Film Festival in Canada’s British Columbia province after the event organizers received multiple antisemitic threats, which police described as “specific and deeply concerning.”
London’s Jewish community has experienced a series of antisemitic attacks and threats in recent days, with at least eight incidents recorded by the community, including an assault on a Jewish child riding a bicycle, and fireworks thrown at a Jewish pedestrian.
This week’s global antisemitism report highlights 38 new media reports of antisemitic incidents. The total includes 25 (65.8%) from the far-right, 3 (7.9%) from the far-left, 3 (7.9%) with Islamist motivations, and 7 (18.4%) unidentifiable in nature.
THROUGH OCTOBER, CAM TRACKS DAILY AVERAGE OF 5.3 ANTISEMITIC INCIDENTS IN 2022