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Antisemitism on the streets of Europe

In recent days, there have been multiple incidents in Europe that deserve our attention.  In France, video emerged of anti-racist demonstrators chanting “dirty Jews”, while monuments to recall those who helped defeat the Nazis were defaced. In the UK, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi was stabbed in the streets.

Lebanon, Hezbollah, and the IMF

In Lebanon, Hezbollah’s militia is so powerful that the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) refrain from challenging it in any meaningful way.

Europa Europa: Poisoning the Wells

The health crisis is stirring antisemitism around the world, drawing on centuries-old libels that Jews spread infection.

Europa Europa: Silver Lining

For those who have failed to find a silver lining to the dark clouds cast by the coronavirus pandemic, look a little harder. Eventually, your eye may fall on the latest edition of an obscure newsletter entitled al-Naba.

Factsheet: The European invocation of the JCPOA “dispute resolution” mechanism

On January 14, Britain, France and Germany, three key signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal reached with Iran in 2015, invoked the Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) in that agreement. Here is our guide to what this means and what could happen next.

Deconstruction Zone: Europe should stand with the Iranian people

You would think that Europeans, who supposedly learned the lessons of fascism in the 20th century, would be particularly sensitive to a vicious state-controlled secret police

Behind the News – January 2020

According to statistics from the Israeli security agency Shin Bet, more than 2,600 rockets and mortars have been fired at Israel from Gaza over the past two years. More than half of these were fired in the past year...

Europa Europa: Halle and Antisemitism in Germany

The horrific attack on a German synagogue was the second in less than a week – a lethal turn of events that has seemed inevitable as antisemitic crimes have risen in recent years.

Europa Europa: A Pyrrhic Victory

The Sahel is now so unstable that European leaders cannot predict when their troops might be brought home. In these lawless lands, the jihadists are inexorably winning the battle for control of territory.

Essay: Spreading the Hate

Sociopolitical developments of the last decades have led to new arguments that have become part of hate discourse – namely, that European culture and traditions are being endangered by immigrants who will replace it.

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