World Jewish Congress

Polish Church Condemns Beating of Jewish Effigy in Poland

WARSAW, Poland — The Catholic Church in Poland poured scorn Monday on an anti-Semitic ritual enacted over the Easter holiday that involved an effigy of Judas represented by a stereotypical Jew being hanged, burned and beaten.

This picture taken on April 19, 2019 shows an effigy of Judas on Good Friday, hanging in the town of Pruchnik, southern Poland. - The World Jewish Congress has condemned the Polish town after reports that residents hung and burnt an effigy 'made to look like a stereotypical Jew' in …

Yad Vashem Slams Abbas for ‘Assault’ on Holocaust

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem on Wednesday slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for claiming the Jews were responsible for their own demise in the Holocaust because of their financial activities , and that the Nazi atrocities had nothing to do with anti-Semitism.  

In this Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a media conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The Hamas militant group on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2017, said it has accepted key conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, including nationwide elections …

UN Chief Vows to Stand up Against Anti-Israel Bias

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres sought to reassure international Jewish community leaders on Sunday that he would stand up against any perceptions of anti-Israel bias at the world organization.

Europe

Report: Social Media Awash With Anti-Semitism, New Post Uploaded Every 83 Seconds

Social media platforms spewed more than 382,000 anti-Semitic posts over the course of 2016 – an average of more than 43.6 posts per hour, or one post every 83 seconds, according to research by the World Jewish Congress (WJC). Sixty-three percent of all the anti-Semitic content found a megaphone on Twitter.

A close-up of a swastika symbol is shown painted on a memorial plaque on the wall of a synagogue March 5, 2006 in Petah Tikva, near Tel Aviv, in central Israel. Police are investigating the incident after inscriptions, in Hebrew, 'death to Jews' and swastika drawings were found with the …

Tim Kaine Accuses Donald Trump of Holocaust Denial

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), who was Hillary Clinton’s running mate in the 2016 presidential election, told NBC News’ Meet the Press on Sunday morning that President Donald Trump was guilty of Holocaust denial.

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