Australia reversed its prior government’s decision to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying the the city’s status should be resolved through peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
The European Commission is holding a conference dedicated to religious slaughter in Brussels titled “Freedom of religion with regard to religious slaughter,” as kosher and hallal slaughter bans in parts of Europe have infringed upon the religious liberties of Jewish and Muslim communities.
Argentina’s Department of Justice asked Qatar to arrest Iran’s Vice President for Economic Affairs Dr. Mohsen Rezaei Mirghaed, who is currently in Qatar, for participation in the 1994 AMIA Jewish community center attack in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people. Argentina however, does not have an extradition treaty with Qatar.
Police in Michigan arrested a 14-year-old boy after he made social media posts with three handguns with antisemitic threats, and bricks were thrown through the windows of a Wisconsin synagogue. Antisemitic graffiti was also found on a synagogue in Kichener, Ontario. The handwritten vandalism read “ZOG [Zionist Occupied Government] is the real racial supremacists 1488 Hitler did nothing wrong!”
American model and fashion designer Carmen Ortega Baljian spouted antisemitic conspiracies to her 2.5 million instagram followers, saying “They own banks, they own the media, and in our politics heavy. Who’s awake yet?” Ortega also wrote on Instagram, “It’s time to wake up baby. What’s happening to Kanye is a direct example of everything. So when I’m always preaching stop voting pro-Israel.”
A French Jewish history teacher and his rabbi father, received a death threat through an anonymous letter, sent to a high school south of Paris. The letter echoed the case of teacher Samuel Paty, who was beheaded by an Islamic terrorist in 2020. The letter read: “Your teacher, Mr [redacted], the dirty Jew, should stop being clever. We are going to do a Samuel Paty on him and his father, the old Zionist rabbi.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation rescinded its Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism from Palestinian freelance journalist Shatha Hammad after discovering social media posts in which she praised Adolf Hitler, saying “We have influence over each other and share the same ideology, such as the extermination of the Jews.”
This week’s global antisemitism report highlights 35 new media reports of antisemitic incidents. The total includes 23 (65.7%) from the far-right, 6 (17.1%) from the far-left, 4 (11.4%) with Islamist motivations, and 2 (5.7%) unidentifiable in nature.
THROUGH SEPTEMBER, CAM TRACKS DAILY AVERAGE OF 5.4 ANTISEMITIC INCIDENTS IN 2022