Noor Ahmad Noor, a Norwegian imam, reportedly has made numerous antisemitic statements on Facebook over the years, including in 2019. From the article linked below: “The Norway branch of Minhaj-ul-Quran, an international Muslim organization that is considered moderate and geared toward outreach, suspended Noor Ahmad Noor indefinitely on Monday following an exposé… on his antisemitic statements. Noor had served for years as the branch’s director.” Norwegian police are investigating.
Jewish-Canadian Political Candidates’ Posters Vandalized with Swastikas in Montreal
In Montreal, campaign posters for two Jewish-Canadian political candidates — Rachel Bendayan and Anthony Housefather — have been defaced with swastikas. The two belong to the Canadian Liberal Party and serve in the country’s House of Commons. Both politicians condemned the Jew-hatred, sharing photos of the vandalism on Twitter. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted that he was “disgusted and angry” at the antisemitic incidences. Montreal police are investigating.
Nazi Salute and Slogan Hurled at Michigan School Board Meeting About COVID Mask Mandate
At a Board of Education meeting in Birmingham, Mich., earlier this month, an anti-masker in attendance gave the Nazi salute, and he and two other men declared “Heil Hitler.” A report on the incident noted that it happened “while a Black woman and Jewish woman were addressing the board about their support for the mask policy.”
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Poland Passes Law Preventing Restitution of Property Stolen From Jews During the Holocaust and Afterward
Poland has moved sharply to the right politically in the past few years, resulting in increased antisemitism and blatant discrimination against LGBTQ+ people. The government has doubled down on its claim that the country bears no responsibility for the Holocaust, despite ample evidence that many Poles collaborated in the mass extermination of three million Polish Jews. Now the government has passed a law that prevents Jewish survivors and their heirs (as well as non-Jewish Poles) from reclaiming property confiscated during the Nazi and Communist eras.