Over the past few weeks, anti-Semitic incidents have plagued European Jewish communities, often in connection with anti-Israel demonstrations. Jews have been attacked, synagogues targeted with firebombs and Israel demonized with Nazi analogies and comparisons to Hitler.
The poll results show that average Anti-Semitic attitudes in Western Europe are 24% of respondants, while in Eastern Europe they are 34%. Greece has the highest number at 69%, while Sweden has the lowest at 4%.
Two of the most fundamental Jewish rites -- circumcision and kosher slaughter -- are increasingly being challenged in Europe.
May 24, 2014 - Brussels - An unknown assailant opened fire inside the Jewish Museum, killing Israeli tourists Emmanuel and Mira Riva and two others. The gunmen then fled the museum and is currently being pursued by Belgian law enforcement officials.
May 24, 2014 - Paris - Two Jewish brothers, aged 19 and 22, who were on their way to a local synagogue, were beaten with brass knuckles by two assailants. One victim was hospitalized with a severe eye injury.
May 13, 2014 - Paris - A Jewish woman and her baby were assaulted while waiting for a bus. An unidentified woman shook the baby's stroller and shouted at the mother: "Dirty Jewess, enough with your children already, you Jews have too many children, screw you!"