Over the past year, conspiracy theories have circulated widely accusing Jews of causing the coronavirus pandemic and using it to their advantage.
The essence of the myths against the nation is that "allegedly Jews, Jewish people or the state of Israel are behind the pandemic. They have also been accused of Jews making money off of the coronavirus through a massive vaccination campaign. Conspiracy theories have become widespread over the past year.
According to the EJC president, anti-Semitism and extremism are on the rise in society. Young people in particular are susceptible to this.
Earlier, Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the Council of Rabbis of Europe and chief rabbi of Moscow, said that Jews might flee Europe if anti-Semitism were to flare up. According to him, the tensest situation is in France and Belgium, and anti-Semitic tendencies are also observed in Poland.