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A far-right lawmaker in Poland said that natural selection in pogroms have made Jews powerful, and that “there are theories” that rabbis provoked violence to achieve this.
Anti-Semitic attitudes have also strengthened in Poland, South Africa and Ukraine since 2015, U.S. watchdog finds; Sweden fared best in annual poll, with only 4 percent of respondents holding anti-Semitic beliefs.
The chief rabbi of the main Orthodox rabbinical alliance in Europe says that a resurgence of anti-Semitism on the continent “poses an existential threat to the Jewish community.”
President of the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine Boris Lozhkin on his Facebook page expressed his condolences to those who died during the Yom Kippur holiday in the German city of Halle.
Russian-Jewish billionaire businessman Roman Abramovich is donating $5 million to the Jewish Agency to combat anti-Semitism.
It is dangerous to identify publicly as Jewish in Germany, including wearing a kippah, Germany’s commissioner on anti-Semitism said.
Report by Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University and European Jewish Congress also finds rise in violent anti-Semitic attacks including assault, vandalism and arson.
'Husi’s Jewish cemetery looks like it’s been bombed' read a local news report after 73 headstones were smashed.
The monument consists of a stone with plaque in Hebrew and Polish. It commemorates the Jews executed there by the Germans in August and September of 1942.
Polish nationalists protested in New York City against a bill designed to help Holocaust survivors and their descendants reclaim lost property in Poland.
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