March 22, 2009 Chicago, Illinois, USA Police in Chicago arrested Mohammed Alkaramla in connection with a bomb threat made towards a Jewish school. His fingerprints were found on the envelope and the text of the letter was on his computer’s hard drive.
March 24, 2009 New York, USA Journalist Khaled Abu Toameh writes, “During a recent visit to several university campuses in the U.S., I discovered that there is more sympathy for Hamas there than there is in Ramallah. Listening to some students and professors on these campuses, for a moment I thought I was sitting opposite a Hamas spokesman or a would-be-suicide bomber.”
April 10, 2009 Washington, DC A US immigration board rejected suspected Nazi John Demjanjuk’s appeal of an order to extradite him to Germany to face charges he helped murder 29,000 Jews as a death camp guard.
March 26, 2009 New York, USA Jewish groups have denounced a cartoon by a prize-winning political cartoonist as anti-Semitic. Pat Oliphant’s cartoon, published Wednesday, shows a headless figure chasing while pushing a large Star of David with fangs and pursuing a tiny woman carrying a child labeled “Gaza.” The syndicated cartoon appeared in newspapers around the world. The Simon Wiesenthal Center said in a statement: “The imagery in this cartoon mimics the venomous anti-Semitic propaganda of the Nazi and Soviet eras. It is cartoons like this that inspired millions of people to hate in the 1930s and help set the stage for the Nazi genocide.”
March 27, 2009 Washington, DC Ari Roth of the Washington DC Jewish Community Center made the decision to stage a reading of the anti-Semitic play “Seven Jewish Children: A Play for Gaza”. Originally produced in London, it describes how the Jewish parents discuss teaching their children about the Jewish state and the Gaza war. For example, one portion deals with living in Israel. The parent says: “Tell her, of course tell her, tell her everyone was driven out and the country is waiting for us to come home. Don’t tell her she doesn’t belong here.”
March 27, 2009 Toronto, Canada A Canadian Jewish group is asking the government to consider barring two Palestinian clerics from speaking in April. The two clerics have publicly supported suicide bombings, questioned the Holocaust and preached hatred against Jews.
March 27, 2009 New York, USA During a speaking event moderated by Charlie Rose, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev said President Reagan raised the plight of the Soviet Jewry in every meeting the two held.
March 30, 2009 Sourced article that focuses on two aspects of the increased anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic attacks that demonized “the Jews using motifs from the Islamic tradition, and the comparison between Israel and Nazi Germany”.
April 8, 2009 Florida, USA A swastika was painted on the door of a fraternity house at the University of Florida. Fraternity member Alex Mehler told the Gainsville Sun that the vandalism was “a blatant act of anti-Semitism” and said many members of the fraternity were “distraught.” He said the Florida AEPi chapter has been working on building the house for three years and plans to move into the facility at the beginning of the next school year.
April 9, 2009 New York, USA Many people still blame Jews for capitalism’s faults, says author Ira Stoll.
March 27, 2009 Caracas, Venezuela Eight police officers were charged in conneciton with an attack at the Jewish synagogue in Caracas, Venezuela. In January, the synagogue was vandalized, religious objects desecrated, anti-Semitic statements were painted on the walls, and records with the names and addresses of local Jews were stolen.
March 23, 2009 France The Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions will not renew dialogue with French Muslim groups that equated Operation Cast Lead in Gaza with the Holocaust, said the group’s vice president, Meyer Habib. During Operation Cast Lead, some Muslim organizers of pro-Palestinian demonstrations equated Israel’s actions with the Nazi Holocaust, and even carried banners that read “death to Jews.”
April 7, 2009 London, England From jail, a Muslim cleric is continuing to issue fatwas, anti-Semitic statements, and incite violence, according to counter-extremism organization The Quilliam Foundation. One of the cleric’s statements were, “I congratulate the mujahideen and the people of Gaza, and may Allah have mercy on the martyrs and make us follow them, and may Allah curse the Jews and the rulers of apostasy and the crusaders — amen, amen.”
March 22, 2009 Jerusalem, Israel A former Nazi SS guard deported from the United States was freed by Austria a day later. The statute of limitations in Austria precluded Josias Kumpf from being put on trial.
March 23, 2009 Iran Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei responds to Obama by saying, “Change in words Is not enough . . . my advice to you is to give it [this speech] to someone to translate it for you – but don’t give it to the Zionists to translate…”
April 7, 2009 Gaza On Al-Aqsa TV aired a show at the Gaza Islamic University, portraying Jews drinking and washing with Muslims’ blood.
April 10, 2009 Qatar On Al-Jazeera TV, Saudi cleric Khaled Al-Khlewi teaches children “the Jew is treacherous, disloyal, deceitful, and belligerent by nature; nothing works with him but force” and refers to the Jews’ aspirations as expansionist.
Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei responds to Obama by saying, “Change in words Is not enough . . . my advice to you is to give it [this speech] to someone to translate it for you – but don’t give it to the Zionists to translate…”
On Al-Aqsa TV aired a show at the Gaza Islamic University, portraying Jews drinking and washing with Muslims’ blood.
source: Political Islam