During the Cold War, Russia’s refusal to allow Jews to leave the country reflected its political aims. The same is likely true today, a Jewish studies scholar explains.
Antisemitism today does not always appear in the form of traditional hate speech. It manifests in GIFs, memes, vlogs, comments and reactions on social media platforms.
Antisemitism has been used as a weapon against leading Jewish politicians in Europe for over a century – no matter how assimilated they were. Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskyy is no exception.
White supremacist groups seek to solidify their control over the US by changing the government, sometimes by violence.
Social psychology researchers found that people commonly exaggerate the presence of certain groups – including ethnic and sexual minorities – because they perceive them as ideologically threatening.
Easter and Passover begin on the same weekend this year. This is an opportunity to revisit misconceptions about Jesus’s ministry and to address anti-Jewish uses of Christian scripture.
Latest figures show antisemitism in the UK is on the rise, with new expressions of anti-Jewish hatred merely reviving older ones.
In the absence of meaningful national dialogue about race, the American public often turns to entertainers to unpack complicated social issues.
Less than half of the respondents to a UK survey knew that six million Jewish people were killed.
Alton Levy may not be a household name today, but his court-martial put a spotlight on unequal treatment in the military.
The French commentator’s heritage is providing a useful patina for extreme views.
The increased prominence of antisemitic incidents may have you wondering: has antisemitism always been part of the Australian social fabric, or are we facing a newer, more sinister trend?
Spain has made it a punishable offence to praise the regime of General Franco.
The Church of England’s apology for medieval antisemitism is welcome. But there is something missing.
During the Cold War, the FBI boasted a ‘Judeo-Christian’ heritage in the US but also demonstrated anti-Jewish prejudice.
Canadian Jewish scholars have released a statement to express alarm at attempts to intervene in campus activities relating to Israel and Palestine.
Our research tried to identify patterns linking antisemitic incidents to particular dates, local trends or global events. The aim was to be better prepared to counter them.
The expression to “wash one’s hands of responsibility” comes from Christian scripture and has been part of a toxic legacy of blaming Jews for Jesus’s death.
What the largest study of diversity attitudes found from a survey of 11,000 adults in England and Wales in 2020.
Ontario’s recent order-in-council adopting the IHRA’s definition of antisemitism has been lauded by some. However, critics fear that it could be used to curtail criticism of the Israeli government.