'Arab Spring' came great hopes and expectations for democracy
and greater freedoms for all citizens in the Middle East, North
Africa and the Gulf region. A closer look at what has transpired
to the rights of minorities in the region has exposed a grim
reality. It appears that the opposite has transpired for minorities
in Arab countries - Jews, Christians and others.
issued by JJAC cites media accounts of blatant anti-Semitism,
incitement and discriminatory practices, specifically targeting
Jews and Judaism, replicated in virtually all Arab countries.
Taken individually, each act or statement may appear less than
consequential; taken together, they represent a disquieting
litany of antagonism against Jews.