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Europa Europa: The Fall of Liberalism?

The liberal world order established after World War II may be coming to an end, challenged by populist forces without and within...

The Making of the Pittsburgh Shooter

Robert Bowers has the look of a lonely crackpot. But I think that, on the contrary, he is a vanguard representative of the largest and most protean mass movement of modern history, which is the movement to exterminate the Jews. 

Jeremy Jones on the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

AIJAC's Jeremy Jones spoke with Sky News Australia about the massacre of worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and the ongoing threat of violent antisemitism.

Austria and Israel’s dilemma

Israel has not yet clearly reacted to the elections in Austria that will likely catapult the far-right Freedom Party into the government, but this outcome poses a clear challenge to Jerusalem: Should it engage with European far-right parties if they become a part of a government?

Kulturkampf in Merkel’s Germany

In the 2013 elections, the AfD narrowly failed to cross the 5% threshold for representation in the Bundestag. On Sunday, it won 13.5% of the vote nationally, and more than 20% in the economically depressed areas of the old East Germany. The AfD will be the third-largest party in the new Bundestag, with up to 89 seats. This is the strongest showing by a new party since 1949.

Le Pen and France’s Jewish Community

Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine Le Pen's strong showing in the first round of the French presidential election on April 23.

Europa Europa: Pop-Up Populists

Populists - on the far right and left - have popped up across Europe. The political Grand Tour today reveals the far-left Syriza and the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn in Greece, the Front National in France, the Alternative and Linke in Germany, Flemish Interest in Belgium, the Party for Freedom in the Netherlands, the Northern League in Italy, Fidez and Jobbik in Hungary, the Freedom Party in Austria, plus a slew of far-right parties throughout Scandinavia.

Following attacks, Israeli leaders vow to stamp out racism

Israeli leaders have responded with outrage at a pair of unrelated, racially-motivated attacks against Arabs last Thursday. Calls for swift justice, soul-searching and a new co-existence education campaign were voiced within the government, opposition and Israeli media commentators. Police responded with numerous arrests.

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