Sunday, 23rd July 2017

Synagogue windows smashed by vandals on second attempt in Cottbus, Germany

Police report that two women, aged 21 and 36, vandalised the only synagogue in the German state of Brandenburg. According to the police report, the...

Woman receives antisemitic abuse for looking at child refugee memorial in Berlin

RIAS, an antisemitism watchdog based in Germany, has released details of an antisemitic verbal attack that was directed at a person looking at a memorial...

Swastika daubed on wall in north of London

A Jewish couple, Michael and Clarissa Israel, found a newly-painted swastika on a wall whilst walking in the north of London. Speaking to the Ham...

Antisemitic jeering heard at Hungarian Academy of Arts assembly

The Hungarian Academy of Arts held its plenary assembly on 5th November in Budapest. During the meeting, an activist disturbed it to protest against...

“Unfortunately, Hitler didn’t finish off all the Jews” says Berlin kindergarten teacher

A disturbing account of comments by a kindergarten teacher has emerged from Berlin. According to Recherche- und Informationsstelle Antisemitismus (RIAS), in a morning group that took place on...

Holocaust survivor reports physical and verbal harassment from gang in Berlin

Recherche- und Informationsstelle Antisemitismus (RIAS), a watchdog organisation based in Germany that tracks instances of antisemitism, released details on Thursday regarding information it received...

Report of antisemitic abuse during hearing of Imam Abdallah I. in Berlin

A public hearing into the case against Imam Abdallah I. took place in Berlin’s district courts in Tiergarten on 12 November 2015. Imam Abdallah I. was found...

Football supporters chant notorious Auschwitz song in Dortmund

On Friday night, a group of six football supporters, aged 18-24, sang the infamous, antisemitic "U-Bahn Lied" in front of Dortmund's main train station in...

Polish Third Way group paints crime scene outline of Jews on ground and marches...

A Polish far-right group has held a demonstration in Krakow, during which crime scene outlines were drawn on the ground with a Star of...

German newspaper editor who was told to stop covering “Jewish issues” is fired

Daniel Killy, former Executive Managing Editor of the Weser-Kurier, the only independent daily in the major German port city of Bremen, became the victim of threats and...

Austrian B&B owner fined €50 for refusing to accommodate Jewish guests

An Austrian bed and breakfast owner in Innsbruck has been fined €50 for refusing to accommodate Jewish guests. When a Jewish guest tried to...

Swastika drawn on Jewish community centre in Germany

Local police are investigating after a swastika and what appeared to be a vehicle registration number were drawn on the wall of a Jewish...

Ukrainian Jewish cemetery’s prayer room set alight for the second time

A prayer room at a Jewish cemetery in Colomye, Ukraine, has been set alight for a second time, causing extensive damage to the roof...

Sickening slew of antisemitic incidents at Berlin Kristallnacht commemorations

Disturbing accounts are emerging of the Kristallnacht commemoration ceremonies on 9th November in Berlin. Kristallnacht was a pogrom across Germany and Austria during which Jews were murdered and...

Jewish man stabbed multiple times in planned attack outside kosher pizzeria in Milan

An orthodox Jewish man has been stabbed outside a kosher pizzeria in Milan. The victim was stabbed four times, including in the face, although one...

Swedish Jews reportedly converting to Christianity to avoid antisemitism

Corinne Sjöberg, an Israeli ex-patriot who serves on the city council of Umeå in Sweden has told Ynet that she has met Jews who...

Monument to German synagogue defaced on anniversary of synagogue’s destruction

The monument to the synagogue in Eisenach, Germany, has been desecrated with a swastika and antisemitic graffiti. It appears that the act was committed on...

Restaurant defaced with swastika and Star of David on Polish Independence Day

A restaurant in the Polish city of Gdansk has been defaced with a swastika and Star of David on Polish Independence Day. The incident is...

Charity trustee who made a video claiming “f***ing Jews” track Samsung smartphones and posted...

A trustee of the Ghulam Mustafa Trust has been allowed to continue to run the charity by the Charity Commission, despite having made a...

Jewish community not invited to Swedish town’s Kristallnacht memorial due to “safety”

The local Jewish community in the Swedish town of Umeå was not invited to the official Kristallnacht commemoration due to “safety” fears according to one...

London Jewish school’s website hacked with message saying “Islam is the true religion”

London’s Jewish Free School’s website has been hacked by a group calling itself the “Tunisian Fallaga Team”. A spokesperson from the school told Jewish News: “We are grateful...

Polish politician made defence minister despite claiming “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” has...

The Polish government has promoted Antoni Macierewicz to the post of Minister of Defence despite his claim that the infamous antisemitic forgery “Protocols of the Elders of...

Scottish politician apologises for “accidental” antisemitic conspiracy tweet

A Member of the Scottish Parliament who shared an antisemitic image on Twitter has apologised and said that she did so “in error”. Sandra White, the Scottish...

Israeli parliamentarian accused of incitement against Jews speaks at Dutch Kristallnacht memorial

An Israeli-Arab MK, Haneen Zoabi, who has been accused of inciting terrorist stabbings against Jews in Israel has addressed a Dutch memorial for Kristallnacht, a...

Jewish cemetery in Germany vandalised with swastikas, prayer room windows smashed

A Jewish cemetery in Hanover, Germany, has been vandalised with painted swastikas, and the windows of the small prayer room at the site have...

Greek paper publishes antisemitic caricature of former Finance Minister

Following the revelation that former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis was paid €24,000 by an Italian television station for a 22-minute interview, a Greek newspaper...

Fifteen headstones smashed, daubed with paint at German Jewish cemetery

Fifteen headstones have been toppled at a Jewish cemetery in Köthen, Germany, and the cemetery’s walls have been daubed with yellow paint. The vandalism...

Nine headstones toppled at Netherlands Jewish cemetery

Nine headstones have been toppled at a Jewish cemetery in Oud-Beijerland, Netherlands. Police have appealed for information. Photo: Dutch Police

London’s Jewish neighbourhood watch subjected to antisemitic abuse whilst helping burglary victim

Shomrim, London’s Jewish neighbourhood watch patrol, witnessed a burglary this afternoon and called the police. Whilst assisting the victim, a passerby shouted at Shomrim’s...

Antisemitic Polish football graffiti found on wall in London

A member of the public found antisemitic graffiti in Polish on a wall in Norbury, London. On one part of the wall the graffiti said...

Man and woman dress as Adolf Hitler and Anne Frank, complete with ashes

A man and woman have dressed for Hallowe’en as Adolf Hitler and Anne Frank, complete with a bag of ashes labelled “Mom Frank”. http://twitter.com/UniRabbi/status/660910643600629760

Hungarian shop vandalised with swastikas and crossed-out Stars of David

A shop in Harkány, Hungary, has been vandalised with antisemitic graffiti. Vandals smashed the windows and defaced the shop with neo-Nazi symbols.

Head of Italian football association allegedly makes antisemitic remark

Discussing the purchase of the headquarters of the National Amateur League, Italian football association president Carlo Tavecchio allegedly said: “Bought from that Jew, Anticoli.” He now says that he...

Graves of prominent local architect and others vandalised at Polish Jewish cemetery

Nine graves at the Jewish cemetery in Bielsko-Biala, Poland, have been desecrated by vandals who toppled nine headstones. The graves targeted included that of...

Four youths identified by police after Jewish cemetery in Romania vandalised

A Jewish cemetery in Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania, has been vandalised. Local police have identified four youths aged 14 to 20 as suspects. The investigation continues. Source:...

Austrian MP expelled from party after thanking antisemite for “taking the words right out...

Facebook user Kehlmann Hans-Jörn wrote on Freedom Party of Austria MP Susanne Winter’s Facebook page: “The Zionist money Jews are the global problem. Europe,...

Austrian “documentary” claims Rothschilds behind “asylum industry”

The far-right Austrian Unzensuriert website has claimed that “the Rothschilds”, used as a euphemism for Jewish financial power, is behind what it calls the “asylum industry”.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhaITQWL1kY

Man photographed walking in London draped in SS flag

https://twitter.com/mikehickey88/status/660813847549317120

Swastika and slur painted on the wall of a Moldovan Jewish school

Theodore Herzl High School in Moldova has been defaced with a swastika and antisemitic slur. Police are investigating. Photo: Actualitati.md

Popular London nightclub ordered to close after antisemitic brawl, but assailants escape further action

Bouts, a popular nightclub in Kensington, London has been ordered to close for two weeks following a brawl which erupted into the street after...

Jewish man insulted, spat at, whilst exiting the Berlin underground

A 28-year-old Jewish man has reportedly been subjected to antisemitic abuse and spat at whilst leaving Schönleinstraße underground station in Berlin. Source: Berlin Hayom

Netherlands church defaced with antisemitic and anti-immigrant graffiti

A church in Wezep has been sprayed with the message “Nee AZC” meaning “No asylum-seeker centre” above the Jewish Star of David. https://twitter.com/bjdokter/status/646968925159321600?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Swastikas daubed on Israeli film set in Poland

A film set in Łódź, Poland has been defaced with swastikas. An Israeli film crew came to shoot a new drama, however they arrived to find...

London man arrested for shouting antisemitic abuse and distributing flyers

A man who shouted antisemitic abuse at passersby and distributed antisemitic flyers has been arrested. Shomrim, the Jewish neighbourhood watch patrol observed the man...

Jewish lawyer subjected to antisemitic slurs online by Turkish Gülen Movement

After being hired by the Republic of Turkey to investigate the activities of the Gülen Movement, Jewish lawyer Robert Amsterdam has been targeted for antisemitic abuse...

Audio: Sir Gerald Kaufman MP’s “Jewish money” slur

https://youtu.be/ZS9XP5sy4V0 Labour MP Sir Gerald Kaufman has reportedly claimed that “Jewish money, Jewish donations” dictate government policy on Israel. Kaufman was speaking at a meeting of the...

Antisemitic “Hitler was right” posters at Birmingham university under investigation by police forensics team

Police in Birmingham are treating as a hate crime the discovery of “a number of antisemitic posters” including one of Adolf Hitler captioned “Hitler...

Antisemitic sign and chanting at Netherlands football match

Fans at a football match in the Netherlands have reportedly sung antisemitic slurs at their opponents and one fan allegedly held up a sign saying...

Austrian footballer plays in socks bearing neo-Nazi code for “Heil Hitler”

A player for Askö Wölfnitz has drawn the number 88 on each sock. The number is commonly used by neo-Nazis to mean “Heil Hitler”, as...

Non-Jewish Berliner punched in the face for answering “yes” when asked if he was...

A non-Jewish man has been punched in the face at the Hallesches Tor stop on the Berlin underground after answering “yes” to a stranger...

Swastika scrawled on plaque commemorating German synagogue

A swastika has been scrawled on the memorial plaque commemorating the spot where a synagogue once stood. The swastika clearly visible despite an attempt...

Swastika and unfinished antisemitic graffiti found in Budapest apartment block

A swastika and the German words for “Jews are” have been found written on the wall of a Budapest apartment building. It appears that the...

French consulate in New York dismisses intern who believes Jews are “dispersed rats”

An intern at the French consulate in New York has been dismissed after her online tirade against Jewish people came to light. Writing on...

London residents shocked by “Death to da Jew” graffiti

Residents of Heathland Road in London’s Stamford Hill neighbourhood have found graffiti threatening “Death to da Jew”. Police are investigating at the behest of Shomrim,...

Local paper publishes letter from man demanding that UK Jewish Film Festival be banned...

Local paper Ham & High has published a letter by John McPartin demanding that the UK Jewish Film Festival not be permitted in the borough. Writing...

School at the centre of Trojan Horse affair was rife with antisemitism, says witness

According to witness testimony, there was a history of antisemitism at a school which was at the centre of the Trojan Horse affair, a scandal...

Jews stabbed on way to Marseille synagogue leaving a woman in a serious condition

Three Jews, including a rabbi, have been attacked on their way to synagogue in Marseille, France. A woman in her fifties was reportedly seriously injured after...

Football match with Berlin Jewish team stopped after opponents threaten stabbings

A local league game between TuS Makkabi III and 1. FC Neukölln had to be stopped after several players threatened and attacked Maccabi players and the referee, Werner...

According to scrawl, refugees welcome at Potsdam University, “all except Jews”

A “Refugees welcome” sticker at Potsdam University has been defaced with a scrawl saying “alle außen juden”, meaning “all except Jews”. Photo: Documenting Antisemitism

Jewish cemetery vandalised in Šafov, Czech Republic

Headstones at the Jewish cemetery in Šafov, Czech Republic, have been knocked over in an all-too-familiar graveyard vandalisation. Photo: Deník

Neo-Nazis desecrate main Jewish cemetery in Athens

The main Jewish cemetery in Athens has been desecrated with swastikas neo-Nazi graffiti. One of the cemetery’s walls was sprayed with “F*** Jews” and a swastika....

Memorial stones commemorating Jewish victims of the Nazis gouged out in Dresden

Memorial stones set into the pavement in Dresden, Germany, have been gouged out. The stones commemorated Jewish victims of the Nazis. Photo: Dresden Fernsehen

Four men arrested in London after chasing Jews, shouting abuse and kicking one of...

Four men described as being of “Asian” appearance have been arrested in London after chasing Jewish pedestrians, shouting abuse at them about Palestinians and...

London man arrested for shouting “Hitler is going to kill you all Jews”

A man who shouted “Hitler is going to kill you all Jews” whilst pointing to a tattoo of a Nazi eagle on his chest has...

Maltese Social Solidarity Minister defends antisemitic comments by consultant

Maltese Social Solidarity Minister Michael Farrugia said that “everyone has the right to their personal opinion” after an adviser, Charlie Azzopardi, wrote on his personal Facebook page:...

Austrian Jewish graveyard desecrated with swastikas

Graves in the Jewish cemetery of Hohenems have been vandalised with swastikas. Local police are investigating.

Polish councillor suggests naming road to incinerator after Auschwitz

Councillor Janusz Kapuscinski contributed a joke to a discussion about naming a road to a waste incinerator, suggesting that it be named after Oświęcim, the town...

British councillor suspended after claiming Israel is behind ISIS and 9/11

Kensington and Chelsea councillor Benazir Lasharie has been suspended from the Labour party after an online rant in which she reportedly posted a video entitled: “ISIS:...

Greek Parliament told that Jews are manipulating the pharmaceutical industry

Dimitri's Giannakopoulos, the president of the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies, told the Greek Parliament that 11,000 Greek jobs would be lost if a bill...

Malmö demonstrators chant “Slaughter the Jews”

A demonstration in the Swedish city of Malmö quickly descended into calls to “slaughter the Jews” on Sunday. The city has become increasingly hostile towards Jews in...

Abusive tenant allegedly calls Jewish neighbour “F***ing Jewish c***”

A London man has allegedly been subjected to a tirade of abuse by a neighbour, who called him a “f***ing Jewish c***”. The incident...

Demonstrator in London proposes that Jews “go back” to Poland, Germany

A demonstrator against Israel in London prepared her own placard proposing that “Thieving, murdering ‘Israelis’ go home to Poland, Germany, USA”. Photo: Eylon Aslan-Levy https://twitter.com/EylonALevy/status/655392223903797248

“Gucci Khan” suggests new Holocaust

Facebook user “Gucci Khan” posted a video complaining about perceived injustices in Israel, ranting: “When is the day going to come when someone is...

Man tweets from London rally against terror and receives slew of antisemitic tweets

Yesterday evening I attended the Zionist Federation demonstration at the Palestinian mission in London to protest the incitement to violence and murder against Israelis and...

French professor assaulted in latest act of antisemitic intimidation

A French Jewish professor has been assaulted and issued with a death threat outside his home in the suburbs of Paris. Samuel Mayol, the director of...

Man shouts “You f***ing Jewish c***s” at Jewish passersby in London

An Eastern European man shouted “You f***ing Jewish c***s” at Jewish passersby in north London and was followed by volunteers from Shomrim, the Jewish...

Man shouts antisemitic abuse and threats at Jewish women

Two women were subjected to antisemitic abuse and threats in a London street. Shomrim, the Jewish neighbourhood watch patrol, responded to the incident and police are...

Youths in car shout antisemitic abuse at Jewish school bus

A group described as “young Asian men” in a car in north London shouted antisemitic abuse at the driver of a school bus whilst...

Police seek the public’s help in identifying five men following antisemitic chanting on train

British Transport Police have issued CCTV images showing five men sought for questioning following antisemitic chanting on a train travelling between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes. PC...

Man shouts “We need to kill all the Jews” at man leaving London synagogue,...

Shomrim, the Jewish neighbourhood watch patrol has reported that a man shouted “We need to kill all the Jews” at a Jewish man leaving a...

Man arrested in London for shouting “Kill the f***ing Jews” at passersby

A man has been arrested after Jewish neighbourhood patrol group Shomrim saw him shouting antisemitic abuse at passersby, including children. At one point he...

Anti-Conservative protesters tell Jews to “get back to Auschwitz”

Jewish delegates to the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester have reportedly been subjected to antisemitic abuse by anti-Conservative protesters. Stephen Woods, Chairman of the Conservative Sale East and...

Stockholm library defaced with Nazi-era phrase meaning “Jews out”

Graffiti praising a far-right Swedish party has been discovered in Stockholm. The graffiti was sprayed on Fruängens library and included a swastika and the...

Football fans shout antisemitic abuse at rival club in Germany

Fans of FSV Union Fürstenwalde reportedly started shouting “Jew Berlin” at a rival club which they had just beaten in a match. One account of the...

Man grabs girl’s hair, shouts ”You Jew!” at German youth centre’s Oktoberfest celebration

A man has assaulted a girl at a youth centre’s Oktoberfest celebration in Adelsberg. As a group of five or six children standing by the...

Prominent supporter of antisemitic writers speaks at Göteborg Book Fair

The Hungarian Free Press reports that Géza Szőcs, a Romanian poet appointed Hungary’s Secretary of State for Culture in 2010, has spoken at Göteborg Book...

Arsonists set fire to prayer room at Ukraine Jewish cemetery

In yet another arson attack on Jewish sites in Ukraine, arsonists set fire to a prayer room at a Jewish cemetery in Colomye, Prykarpattia. Police...

Arsenal fans reportedly chant “Back to Auschwitz you go” at match against Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal fans at a football match against Tottenham Hotspur played at White Hart Lane reportedly chanted “Back to Auschwitz you go” in the middle...

Greek minister resigns over antisemitic tweets just hours after being appointed

A Greek minister, Dimitris Kammenos, has been forced to resign hours after being appointed. The announcement that the Independent Greeks party member would join...

“The gas chambers for Jews should be reopened” says hate mail to Viennese Jews

An antisemitic letter was sent to the Institute for Jewish Adult Education in Vienna calling for the reopening of the gas chambers. Many of the...

Swastikas scrawled on Munich’s Haus der Kunst during opening of exhibition critical of Nazi...

Munich’s famous Haus der Kunst has been defaced with swastikas and other antisemitic graffiti. The graffiti was included four swastikas scrawled at the entrance as...

BBC uses antisemitic caricature in Proms programme

The official programme for the BBC’s flagship Proms summer music festival contained an antisemitic caricature. Leopold Auer was a famous Hungarian Jewish violinist to whom...

Nappy changing room in remote Devonshire village defaced with antisemitic graffiti again

A room for changing babies’ nappies in a remote village on the outskirts of Lynton, Devonshire has reportedly been “covered” with antisemitic graffiti for the third time...

Budapest Jewish cultural festival posters defaced with “Go to the gas chambers”

Jewish cultural festival posters in Budapest have been defaced with “Go to the gas chambers” and other antisemitic slogans. Every face shown on the...

Man reportedly detained after Nazi salute outside Budapest Grand Synagogue

A man has reportedly been detailed by police after executing a Nazi salute and shouting “Sieg Heil” outside the Budapest Great Synagogue.

French city’s residents object to new synagogue in case it attracts terrorists to the...

Residents of the French city of Perpignan have launched a legal bid to block the construction of a new synagogue. The residents are objecting on various...

Holocaust memorial desecrated by arsonists in Ukraine

Antisemitic vandals targeted the menorah at Babyn Yar, the site the Nazis murdered over 33,000 in 1941 Jews. This is the sixth such attack on the...

Far-right Ukrainian thugs vandalise encampment for Jewish pilgrims, police take no action

Several dozen far-right Ukrainians stormed a tent encampment of ultra-Orthodox Jewish visitors in Uman, Ukraine over the weekend, destroying equipment and dismantling parts of the camp....

Dutch textbook claims that Britain endorsed the creation of Israel to please Jewish bankers

A textbook for children in the final stage of their school education before university makes various claims that the publishers have refused to correct....

Demonstrator outside Downing Street calls for new Holocaust

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3F7n-tq_Dd8   An anti-Israel demonstration outside Downing Street on Wednesday predictably degenerated as antisemitic slurs were hurled at a mostly Jewish crowd gathered to honour the Israeli...

Young Parisian Jew beaten up by gang at Métro station for being Jewish

A young Parisian named only as Ruben has been beaten up by a gang of three men in the Montreuil neighbourhood of Paris. According to...

Demonstrator waving penny at Jews outside Downing Street and shouting “This is all you...

https://youtu.be/LEOgCf1mNBY An anti-Israel demonstration outside Downing Street today predictably degenerated as antisemitic slurs were hurled at a mostly Jewish crowd gathered to honour the Israeli...

Neo-Nazis carve swastika and reference to Hitler on Spanish teenager before beating him up

A teenager in Bilbao has been assaulted by neo-Nazis on his way home. The neo-Nazis carved a swastika into his arm and the number 88,...

Irish council worker admits to sending Justice Minister series of antisemitic messages

John Dillon, a council worker in Dublin has admitted sending ten antisemitic e-mails to former Irish Justice Minister Alan Shatter over a five week period....

“Alex Petriou” believes that the world is ruled by a Satanic Jewish conspiracy

https://twitter.com/alexspex/status/588716703485427712

Shopping centre stall’s swastika and Star of David logo removed

The Nirvana beauty product stall in West 12 Shopping Centre decorated its signage with a swastika inside a Star of David. The sign was removed...

Four Jewish boys badly beaten in antisemitic attack in Manchester, teenager knocked unconscious

Four Jewish boys aged 17, 18, 18 and 20 have reportedly been badly beaten in an antisemitic attack at a tram stop in Manchester....

Holocaust survivors brutally beaten during sickening antisemitic robbery

Samuel and Diana Blog, an elderly couple who survived the Holocaust were badly beaten during an antisemitic burglary at their home in Amsterdam. Two...

Man shouts “Late for the showers?” at Jewish man in London as he hurries...

A Jewish man wearing a kippah (Jewish skullcap) was hurrying down the road in Edgware. Someone doing their gardening called out “Late for the showers?”...

EU labour movement president reported to Brussels police for alleged antisemitic assault

The president of an EU labour movement has reportedly been named in a complaint to police following an antisemitic assault at a café near...

Norwegian bank apologises for antisemitic credit card

Norwegian bank DNB issued a credit card featuring the centuries-old antisemitic caricature of a hook-nosed Jew, wearing a kippah and a prayer shawl, rejoicing against the backdrop...

Channel 5 announces Nazi sympathiser Big Brother housemate who claims to be “Hitler reborn”

          Channel 5 has announced the participation of Nazi sympathiser in its latest series of Big Brother. “Tila Tequila” (real name Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen)...

Dutch man offers €10,000 to anyone willing to kill his Jewish neighbour

Dutch paper De Telegraaf reported that a man has offered €10,000 to anyone willing to kill his Jewish neighbour. Dutch police are investigating as the threat...

Spanish state radio broadcasts programme accusing Jews of Satanic conspiracy

Spanish state radio broadcast a programme called “From the Inferno — The Jewish People: Propagator of the Satan Cult”. The show was more than...

Former Councillor claims “Zionists created Hitler and decades after you still use him”

Twitter user Susan John-Richards claims that “Zionists created Hitler and decades after you still use him”. Her Twitter profile says “Who are the real...

Man urinates against Holocaust memorial in broad daylight in Berlin

RIAS have received a report that a man was seen urinating against a Holocaust memorial in Berlin, Germany, over the summer. The man, said to...

STAY INFORMED

Sign up for e-mail updates



SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE

Tell us about an incident that should be included here

HELP US!

Everything you are reading has been written by volunteers! If you can spare a few hours a week to help write up or translate reports, or produce graphics or code, then join the team!