The head of Vienna’s Jewish community (IKG) has claimed that the number of anti-Semitic incidents doubled in Austria in 2012, despite the country receiving an influx of Jewish immigration from fellow EU member Hungary, which has experienced a more marked escalation of anti-Jewish feeling in recent months.
Leaders of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Los Angeles-based human rights organization fighting anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, wrote a letter to Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov to denounce anti-Semitic attacks against Jewish-born actress Mila Kunis.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has expressed alarm at news reports that Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization is investigating individuals who may be dual citizens of Israel and Turkey in connection to the Mavi Marmara “Flotilla Incident” in 2010.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Monday welcomed news of a 6% drop in reported hate crimes in 2011 in the US, as the FBI’s annual Hate Crime Statistics Act Report found the lowest number of hate crimes were reported in the US last year since 1994.
A storm over anti-Semitic remarks in Hungary's parliament continued unabated Thursday, as a far-right Jobbikdeputy called publicly for the resignation of a fellow MP who claimed to have Israeli citizenship.
The Hungarian government on Tuesday condemned comments made by a parliament member of the extreme-right Jobbik party who said officials of Jewish origin should be listed because they might be a ''national security risk.''
Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, has reacted with « shock and dismay » at the latest display of anti-Semitism among supporters of the Italian club S.S. Lazio, which occurred during a Europa League match between Lazio and the English club Tottenham Hotspur in Rome on Thursday evening.