Monday, May 02, 2011

Israel PM Says International anti-Semitism Spreading

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said that anti-Semitism is once again manifesting throughout the world, as lessons of the Holocaust " have not been learned."

"A renewed anti-Semitism is spreading," Netanyahu told ministers at the weekly cabinet meeting, according to a government press release.

"Various forces are joining together and flooding the world with anti-Semitism. The hatred of Jews and the denial of their existence have turned into hatred of the Jewish State and denial of its existence," he added.'



Anti-semitic incidents dropped 46 per cent in 2010, report finds

The number of antisemitic incidents world-wide dropped 46 per cent in 2010 compared with the year before, a report by an Institute of Tel Aviv University said Sunday.

The total of incidents as physical injuries, vandal acts and direct threats attributed to anti-semitic motives in 2010 was 614, while 1,129 were recorded in 2009.


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