Benjamin Anthony addresses the Chabad of Poway shooting and the rise of antisemitism in the United States and across the world at a vigil held by the Palm Beach Synagogue in Florida. To listen, click here, then click ‘play’
SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL Solidarity, call to action stressed at Palm Beach vigil for Poway [Benjamin] Anthony said, regarding what he hopes people took away from his presentation, “I think it’s vital that people recognize and understand that the battle for the American Jewish future is a worthy battle that can be won and that actions must be undertaken both in the realm of security and political enfranchisement.” “This battle is against a form of anti-Semitism that is of a physical kind, an institutional kind and a political kind emanating from the far left and from the far right.”
THE TOWER Violent Anti-Semitism on the Rise Worldwide, Report Warns
Anti-Semitic attacks spiked 13% in 2018 from the previous year, Tel Aviv University’s Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry said in a grim assessment in its annual report on Wednesday. The highest number of anti-Semitic incidents in Western countries were reported in the United States, France, Britain, and Germany. The report said that Islamists, as well as far-right and far-left activists, were behind many of the attacks but also warned that anti-Semitism was going more mainstream.