- A teenager from Franconia, PA, has been ordered to visit the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, meet a Holocaust survivor, and read “Night” by Elie Wiesel, as part of his punishment for spray-painting swastikas and ethnic slurs on the home of a Jewish family on February 5, 2011.
- Three follow-ups to the John Galliano scandal: A video of Christian Dior’s niece giving a 1963 interview in which she promotes Nazism has gone viral. One of Galliano’s accusers is now saying that he doesn’t think Galliano is really an anti-Semite (though Galliano’s history of anti-Semitic comments makes me think that he probably is). And Saks Fifth Avenue has pulled Galliano’s fashion line from its Manhattan store.
- A neo-Nazi group creatively calling itself the National Socialist Movement (NSM) is planning to hold a rally in Claremont, CA, on March 19.
- A German NGO called the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung has released a new study on intolerance and anti-Semitism in Europe entitled Intolerance, Prejudice and Discrimination: A European Report (pdf). JTA discusses some of its findings.