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Iran Holds Holocaust-Denying Cartoon Contest

Ynetnews reports: Iran has announced that it will be holding a cartoon contest aimed at creating caricatures denying the Holocaust. This year, the contest’s grand prize has been increased from $12,000 to $50,000. The contest, organized by the Teheran municipal authority,

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British Anti-Semite Sentenced to Three Years for Online Incitement

A 23-year-old British man was sentenced to over three years in prison for posting anti-Semitic material online ahead of an anti-Jewish neo-Nazi rally in July slated to take place in a predominately Jewish London neighborhood, which he helped plan. Joshua

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Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaque Vandalized

WARSAW (EJP) – A memorial plaque on the Warsaw Ghetto Monument was vandalized, Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza reported. A swastiska was sprayed on the stone tablet that marks the boundaries of the largest Jewish ghetto established by the Nazis in Europe

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Reykjavik City Council Has Boycotted Israel, But Are Their Actions Legal?

Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik, has voted to enact a city wide boycott on all Israeli goods in support of the international Boycott, Divestment, Sanction movement. The 15-strong council also urged individuals to boycott Israel “as long as the occupation of

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Students In Melt Down Over ‘Zionist’ Soft Drinks On Campus

It has been a busy week for the National Union of Students (NUS). Yesterday it received a scolding from the prime minister on national television. Now it has much bigger concerns: so-called Zionist soft drinks. Representatives voted Monday to “censor” and force

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Watchdog Groups Call for Protection of Jewish Students Following Swastika ‘Hate Crime’ at Stanford

Twenty-six anti-Semitism watchdog groups issued a joint letter to Stanford University President John Hennessy, lauding him for condemning the vandalism of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house which was defaced with swastikas this past weekend, and imploring him to take additional steps to protect Jewish students on campus; particularly with the rise of antisemitism throughout many college campuses in California and especially through the strengthening of BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movements targeting Israel.