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Jewish communities in Europe are reporting a surge in anti-Semitic violence and harassment. Over the summer, four were killed in a Jewish museum in Brussels. And in France, a Jewish-owned pharmacy was destroyed by anti-Israeli protestors. Yet the situation is different in each country. Some Jews report they are leaving France out of fear. But Germany has one of the fastest growing Jewish populations in the world. Join our panel of guests for a discussion about what’s behind the rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
- Rabbi Andrew Baker director, international Jewish affairs, the American Jewish Committee
- Michael Brenner director, Center for Israel Studies, American University
- Naftali Bendavid correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, currently based in Brussels.
From The Blog: A Timeline Of Recent Anti-Semitic Events in Europe
Ahead of Thursday's show on anti-Semitism, some listeners wondered just how often acts of hate and violence were occurring across Europe. We take a closer look.
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