Israel’s military operation in the Gaza Strip is drawing attention, once again, to the persistent scourge of anti-Semitism in Spain.
Anti-Semitism & Anti-Zionism
A group of former European leaders have called on the European Union not to ease or delay the implementation of new rules that would prohibit the EU from funding Israeli institutions based or operating anywhere beyond the Green Line, including eastern Jerusalem.
The spread of anti-Semitism in Hungary is partly being fuelled by Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his ruling Fidesz Party in an effort to blunt the growing popularity of the anti-Semitic nationalist party Jobbik, the third-largest party in the Hungarian Parliament.
The decision to include Jakob Augstein on the annual list of the worst anti-Semites was meant to draw attention to the growing problem of European journalists whose obsessive criticism of Israel frequently crosses the line into blatant anti-Semitism.
A prominent Roman Catholic NGO in Germany has called for a wide-ranging boycott of Israeli products.
Forty-four percent of Italians are prejudiced or hostile towards Jews, according to a new research study released by the Italian Parliament on October 17.
The Gaza Strip has become an obsession in Europe, where Socialists have joined arms with Islamists in a ‘Red-Green Alliance’ aimed at isolating and delegitimizing Israel.
The Dutch Foreign Ministry says it will implement “sweeping reforms” to prevent the transfer of millions of taxpayer euros from going to Dutch humanitarian aid organizations that fund anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activities and non-government organizations (NGOs) that deny Israel’s right to exist.
A highly-anticipated new report that examines the increasing anti-Israel activism of politicians belonging to the German Left Party has sparked a debate over the rise of anti-Semitism disguised as anti-Zionism in post-modern Germany.