Malmö is the third largest Swedish city, and now the poster child for what I call Malmö Syndrome, the anti-Semitic violence which results from the shared anti-Israeli agenda of Islamists and leftists. The result is that Malmö is being depopulated of Jews as a result of street violence by Muslims and disinterest by left-wing politicians. -William A. Jacobson
Madrid’s new lefty government is off to an interesting start. The new head of the city’s culture department recently tweeted: “How do you fit five million Jews in a SEAT 600 [the Spanish version of the Fiat 600]?” Answer: in an ashtray. -Walter Russell Mead
Hate, Violence, Academia
OTTAWA — A former University of Ottawa professor wanted in connection with a 1980 terrorist bombing is expected to learn today whether or not he will be extradited to France to face prosecution. Hassan Diab, 57, a Lebanese-born Canadian, faces murder and attempted murder charges in France for his alleged role in the bombing of a Parisian synagogue on Oct. 3, 1980.
Hate, Incitement, Violence, Character, Smears, Academia
The Board of Deputies of British Jews is considering making a complaint to the police over a newspaper interview with the poet Tom Paulin in which he is reported as saying that American-born settlers in Israel should be shot dead... "I think they are Nazis, racists, I feel nothing but hatred for them." Earlier in the interview, he was quoted as saying: "I never believed that Israel had the right to exist at all."
Religion of Peace:
The video shows two masked men, dressed in black and carrying rifles, walking slowly forward from a small black car. The camera shakes as loud bangs are heard, then refocuses on the two men crossing the street toward a policeman laying on the sidewalk. One gunman is then shown firing a shot at the police officer as the officer turns with his hands up.
Liberal, Hate, Character, Narrative, Oops
Thirty-four percent of those categorized by the research group as "extreme left" agreed with the statement that Jews had “too much influence” in Germany... A high proportion of the far left agreed with the anti-Semitic stereotype that Jews are “greedy”. Thirty-four percent of the extreme left, and 13 percent of the left affirmed the statement, while across the entire political spectrum, that number fell to eight percent on average.
Hate, Violence, Narrative, Tolerance, Islam
Jewish groups say anti-Semitic attacks increased in several European countries following the Gaza war, notably the Netherlands and France. Across the narrow Oresund Strait, Jews in Copenhagen say they have also felt a rise in Muslim anti-Semitism but are less worried, said Yitzchok Loewenthal of the Jewish International Organization in the Danish capital.
"Antisemitism is exactly the same as delousing. Getting rid of lice is not a question of ideology. It is a matter of cleanliness. In just the same way, antisemitism, for us, has not been a question of ideology, but a matter of cleanliness, which now will soon have been dealt with. We shall soon be deloused..." -Heinrich Himmler, April 1943