Islamophobia Is Boris Johnson’s Problem Now
The U.K. Labour Party’s abject failure to address anti-Semitism has garnered headlines, but hatred of Muslims is even more rampant in Britain—and the prime minister and his party have contributed to making it socially acceptable.
Russian Disinformation Distorted Reality in Ukraine. Americans Should Take Note.
Putin’s propaganda portrayed Ukraine as a fascist state filled with anti-Semites. Despite Ukrainians’ election of a Jewish president, the image has stuck.
Jihadis Go to Jail, White Supremacists Go Free
Western governments are guilty of a double standard when it comes to policing digital hate culture. If they want to prevent the next attack, they need to recognize the threat of online white supremacists and act to stop them.
Don’t Blame Soccer’s ‘Jewish’ Teams for Anti-Semitism
Hateful chants were notably absent when Tottenham played Ajax—but opponents of the two self-proclaimed Jewish teams routinely pelt them with neo-Nazi slogans.
Congress’s Anti-Semitism Act Won’t Stop Hate Crimes Against Jews
The debate over anti-Semitism on Capitol Hill is about scoring political points, not protecting religious minorities.
Israel’s Refusal to Recognize the Armenian Genocide Is Indefensible
Both Armenians and Jews have been the victims of premeditated mass murder. The Israeli government must put justice before political expediency and call the crime by its name.
The Inspiration for Terrorism in New Zealand Came From France
The gunman who massacred Muslims was inspired by ideas that have circulated for decades on the French far-right.
Why Benjamin Netanyahu Loves the European Far-Right
Recent spats aside, Israel’s right-wing government sees the illiberal nationalist leaders of Poland and Hungary as natural allies. They share a hostility toward human rights, Enlightenment values, and the European Union.
Theodor Herzl Was Willing to Tolerate Europe’s Far-Right. Should Israel’s Leaders Do the Same?
Shunning populist parties won’t make Jews safer. Engaging with them is a matter of realpolitik, and Israel should focus on contemporary threats, not those of the past.
Erdogan’s Anti-Semitism Will Sink Turkey’s Economy
The Turkish president’s racist conspiracy theories are a threat to economic stability.
Trump First, Jews Later
Israeli government officials are helping to normalize the violent anti-Semitism of the Christian right.
When Fighting Domestic Terrorism, You Get What You Pay For
The Trump administration has gutted the budget for fighting far-right extremists, making it harder to stop attacks like the Pittsburgh massacre.
‘It Starts With the Jews and It Doesn’t End There’
Simone Rodane-Benzaquen, head of American Jewish Committee in Europe, spoke with FP about anti-Semitism on both sides of the Atlantic.
‘Hateful Speech Almost Always Leads to Hateful Action’
The head of the refugee resettlement group that transfixed the Pittsburgh shooter says xenophobia is rising globally.
The Deadly Consequences of Dog-Whistle Politics
Eleven killed in the worst-ever attack on the U.S. Jewish community.
Jeremy Corbyn Has a Soft Spot for Extremists
The British Labour leader misses no opportunity to condemn the West, but he’s full of praise for violent revolutionaries.