Antisemitism Monitor | Week of November 21, 2022

By | Oct 26, 2023

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Attempted Far-Right “Reichsbürger” Coup in Germany

German authorities arrested 25 people this week for an attempted far-right coup. The group in question consisted heavily of members of the Reichsbürger (Citizens of the Reich) movement, which intended to install Aristocrat Heinrich XIII Prinz Reuss as Germany’s new leader. Along with Heinrich XIII, far-right former German lawmaker Birgit Malsack-Winkemann was arrested as part of the plan. The group has been linked to antisemitic beliefs, including Holocaust denial and conspiracy theories about the power of “high finance.”

United States, November 23, 2022

Arizona man who wanted “death to all Jews” murders his professor. Also, Rochester, NY police investigate swastika and racist graffiti as well as an arson that included a swastika. And, some prominent Republicans issue unusual rebuke of Trump over dinner with antisemites.

Ukraine, November 24, 2022

Allegations that the Russian embassy in the United Kingdom posted an antisemitic caricature of President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Poland, November 28, 2022

Antisemitic books containing ritual murder charges and Holocaust denial on display at Warsaw’s Historical Books Fair.

Germany, November 28, 2022

German Jewish soccer team subjected to Nazi salutes following victory over local rivals. Also, German police treating Essen synagogue attack as an antisemitic hate crime.

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