A coalition of those willing to play on anti-Semitism while calling it anti-Zionism.
This week we have seen a rise in open anti-Semitism throughout the world as protests against Israel spread in reaction to the Gaza conflict.
It is expected in places like Pakistan and some Arab countries, where hatred and demonization of Jews always is in the open.
But what is remarkable is that it is in the open in Europe and to a lesser extent in the United States. And the heart of the hate is a coalition of leftists and Islamists — a coalition we have written about for years regarding places such as Malmö, Sweden, and British universities.
Anti-Israeli protesters carrying Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) banners and messages attacked a Synagogue in Paris while it was packed with worshipppers.
In Boston, an anti-Israel protester not only attacked a pro-Israel student, she shouted that there would be no place for Jews once Israel was defeated — only for Christian and Muslims: “We’ll claim back Jerusalem, Christians and Muslims.” The protest was organized by leftist and anti-Israel “Jewish Voice for Peace” — which is anything but.
In Frankfurt, Islamist and leftists were joined by neo-Nazis, as reported by The Jerusalem Post:
A demonstration in Frankfurt against Operation Protective Edge erupted into violence, with protesters tossing stones at the police.
According to the Frankfurter Rundschau paper, about 2,500 protesters appeared in downtown Frankfurt, screaming “God is great,” and slogans such as “freedom for Palestine” and “children-murderer Israel.”
Eight police officers were injured. One sign at the rally was titled, “You Jews are Beasts.”
German media reported that after the protests, groups sought to locate Jewish institutions. The Frankfurt police said Jewish institutions would be protected. It is unclear if the goal was to attack said institutions
The JPost did not run the photo, but I believe this is the sign “The Jews are Beasts” to which they were referring (see Featured Image also):
In Munich, leftists and Islamists joined hands in anti-Israel hate:
In Dortmund, Germany, at a joint Islamist-leftist rally a sign declaring that the Star of Davis was the Star of the Devil was held aloft:
It’s not an isolated incident or group here or there. It’s not just soccer hooligans. It’s worldwide.
What we have seen this past week is the Jew-hating heart of the anti-Zionist movement, with Islamists in front and leftists enabling it all.