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.
A rapper at a festival in Oslo asked if there were any Jews in the crowd, then said "f— Jews."
Norway's attorney general just ruled that this wasn't hate speech, b/c it could be "criticism of Israel."
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