Interestingly, the piece reports that European Jews tend to believe that anti-semitism is coming mostly from Muslim populations and from the European left-wing, not from the European right-wing. It appears that left-wing hostility to orthodox religion and to religious practices like circumcision is combining with Muslim anger about Israel, making the EU an increasingly unfriendly place for Jews. If these trends continue to gather momentum, we may soon see a significant minority of Jews leaving their home countries for more tolerant shores.[Image of the Old Synagogue in Budapest from Shutterstock]
A New Jewish Exodus?
new survey by the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency, almost half of the Jews in some European countries have considered emigration due to anti-semitism. The BBC has more: