The Spanish dictator, General Francisco Franco, whose apologists usually claim that he protected Jews, ordered his officials to draw up a list of some 6,000 Jews living in Spain and include them in a secret Jewish archive. At the end of the World War in 1945, Franco’s regime ordered the destruction of all documents relating to the census of Jews in Spain carried out in 1941 at the request of Hitler’s Germany.
American neo-Nazis are using deceptive free music downloads to lure youth and college students into anti-Semitism, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of the B’Nai Brith organization. It said the new tactics specifically target high school and college students through advertisements in school newspapers.
Israel’s Arutz Sheva reports that a man who operates a racist web site tricked school papers “by changing his site when he placed ads offering music by independent artists, but after the ads were published, he returned the site to its usual white supremacist format.”
A Vatican cardinal has said that the decision to rehabilitate an ultra-conservative bishop who denies that any Jews were killed in the Holocaust was “badly mishandled”, amid an escalating internal row over the decision.
The remarks by Cardinal Kasper, head of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, follow dismay expressed by German bishops over a “loss of faith in the Pope” because of the row over the lifting of Bishop Williamson and three other ultra-traditionalists.
The Washington-based Pew Research Center’s global attitude survey found that 46 percent of Spanish, 36 percent of Poles and 34 percent of Russians viewed Jews unfavorably, while the same was true for 25 percent of Germans, and 20 percent of French.
Opinions of Muslims are also worsening compared with previous years, with 52 percent in Spain, 50 percent in Germany, 46 percent in Poland and 38 percent in France having negative attitudes toward them.
Paradoxically, both Israel-Arab military escalation and progress toward Israeli-Arab peace act to increase anti-Semitism in the Muslim world, the research showed.
An unidentified man managed to slip unnoticed into the baggage compartment of an El-Al plane and write the racist epithet “death to the Jews” in Arabic on the cargo hold.
Six people kidnapped and tortured a Jewish teenager by punching and kicking him and writing “dirty Jew” on his forehead, judicial officials said Wednesday.
Much has been written about how Jews have supposedly successfully integrated into the Netherlands. This poll, however, proves again that the widespread social anti-Semitism so prevalent before WWII has far from disappeared.
It’s the latest use of cuddly figures by Hamas terrorists “to teach hate and violence,” said Itamar Marcus, director of Palestinian Media Watch.