Category - anti-semitism

  • January 16, 2015

    Izza Leghtas, who is Western Europe researcher at the NGO Human Rights Watch, has written an important dispatch on why France must now tackle intolerance against Jews and Muslims in the aftermath of the appalling Charlie Hebdo killings.

  • January 28, 2012

    Hundreds of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day took place as part of the worldwide commemoration on Friday 27 January, with more this weekend.

  • January 15, 2012

    It has been a momentous twelve months in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and in relation to developments popularly dubbed the 'Arab Spring' or (perhaps more helpfully) the 'Arab Awakening'. Time, we think, to stop for a moment and take stock.

  • December 7, 2010

    The Israel Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church USA has responded to a recent newspaper attack from the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

  • August 26, 2010

    “Being chosen,” as in the case of biblical or modern Israel, is still a grand theological theme inhabiting discourse in America, says Martin E. Marty. The concept is hotly disputed. And it is especially troubling when it becomes a matter of credal orthodoxy.

  • August 19, 2010

    American Muslim leaders who visited two notorious Nazi concentration camps have roundly condemned Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.

  • July 22, 2010

    The willingness to stand out has brought about both a kind of ‘Jewish renaissance’ in Britain and also a very public discourse of insecurity, says Keith Kahn-Harris. But the resulting turbulence that has brought about some very positive outcomes.

  • March 10, 2010

    A British Quaker who worked against Nazism in the 1930s has been honoured by the UK government, undermining the common perception that Quaker pacifists failed to stand up to tyranny.

  • February 9, 2010

    A Polish Roman Catholic bishop who accused Jews of "inventing the Holocaust" has apologised and withdrawn accusations of manipulation against the news agency which published the interview.

  • January 27, 2010

    Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks offered a moving, reflective and hopeful 'Thought for the Day' on BBC Radio 4 this morning, highlighting the courage and resistance of those trapped in the Warsaw ghetto under the Nazis