Thursday, 12 November 2015 15:42
We must avoid using Holocaust commemorations solely to consign Judeophobia to an eternal yesterday. We must recall the Holocaust in order to warn the world about similar and ongoing antisemitism in our world today.
Friday, 11 September 2015 09:55
A moment during the training What are the images of Judaism and Jews that you’ve been exposed to during your lifetime, and are you aware of where they come from? What are the most common myths about the Jews, and where do they originate? How to draw the line between antisemitic hate speech and legitimate criticism of Israel? These are just a few of the issues tackled during the Training for Online Monitors against Antisemitic Hate Speech organised on the 1st and the 2nd of September in Brussels by CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe as part of the Media Diversity Institute project “Get the Trolls Out”. The goal of the training was to gather a group of…
Thursday, 23 July 2015 09:51
The recently launched MDI project “Get the trolls out!” will counter incidents of anti-Semitic speech with arts, satire, and fact-based messages all across Europe.   Anti-Semitism in Europe is on the rise. In 2014 there was a dramatic increase in insults and physical attacks on Jewish people and institutions, with number doubling in several countries, a just released report by ECRI revealed.  Antagonism against the Jewish community escalated in coincidence with the flare up of the conflict in the Middle East last summer. But anti-Semitism does not always take the obvious forms of violence. A poll by YouGov earlier this year showed that almost half of British population holds anti-Semitic view.   “Not all the forms of discrimination are equal,” said Eric Heinze, law…
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