ADL welcomes the announcement by European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans that special coordinators for anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred will be appointed and will report directly to him. In his remarks at an E.U. meeting on human rights, Mr. Timmermans took personal responsibility for the European Commission’s activities on these issues, saying he wanted “to be in direct control” and have concerns “on my desk immediately.”
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September 5, 2015 - Manchester - Three males physically assaulted and shouted anti-Semitic comments at a group of four Jewish males. One victim, a 17 year-old, received serious injuries and was hospitalized.
July 15, 2015 - Paris - A Jewish family was assaulted and robbed in their suburban Paris home, injuring two parents and their daughter. Reportedly, the robbers told the family they had targeted their home because they were Jewish and have money.
July 4, 2015 - Zurich - A Jewish man leaving a local synagogue was attacked by a member of the neo-Nazi band Amok. The band member spat in his face and shouted "sh*t Jew" and "Heil Hitler" while giving the Nazi solute.