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The Fundamental Rights Agency’s June 2012 report, “Antisemitism: Summary Overview of the Situation in the European Union 2001-2011,” shows that EU member states still lack an official data collection system that can accurately record the volume of anti-Semitic incidents. Nevertheless, the FRA reports that “antisemitism remains an issue of serious concern for Jewish populations in particular and for civil society as a whole.”
The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s March 2012 report on “Europe and the Jews 2012” details a “dramatic rise in anti-Jewish, anti-Israel prejudice” culminating in the Toulouse massacre and beyond.
Paul Iganski and Abe Sweiry authored Understanding and Addressing the “Nazi Card: Intervening Against Antisemitic Discourse,” a research publication of the European Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism. This study explores the problem of Holocaust inversion in the context of European public policy.
IJCR Research Director Aryeh Weinberg issued this December 2011 research note showing that 40 percent of Jewish American college students report experiencing or being aware of anti-Semitism on their campuses.