Rabbi Andrew Baker

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Strasbourg's grand rabbi inspected graves desecrated with swastikas in a Jewish cemetery north of the French city on Dec. 14. (Vincent Kessler/Reuters)

Anti-Semitism is sometimes compared to a virus. While we can’t eliminate it, we at least know how to keep it under control. But what if we’re wrong? What if, like a virus, anti-Semitism has developed a new strain, unresponsive to all the traditional treatments?

The European Union’s Agency for Fundamental Rights’ (FRA) new report on discrimination and hate crimes against Jews in the E.U. is deeply disturbing. Anti-Semitism is “pervasive” and «has become disturbingly normalized,” it says. “The persistence and prevalence of antisemitism hinder people’s ability to live openly Jewish lives.”

FRA polled more than 16,000 Jews in 12 E.U. countries this year.…  Seguir leyendo »