Anti-Semitism

FILE - The Jan. 26, 2015 file photo shows the entrance to the former Nazi Death Camp Auschwitz with the "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work Sets you Free) writing above, in Oswiecim, Poland. Poland's Senate has backed legislation regulating Holocaust speech, calling for up to three years in prison for any intentional attempt to falsely attribute the crimes of Nazi Germany to the Polish state or people. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, file)
February 01, 2018 - 2:33 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A diplomatic dispute has erupted between Poland and Israel over pending Polish legislation that imposes prison terms of up to three years for falsely attributing the crimes of Nazi Germany to Poland. Bitter recriminations have exposed painful historical baggage on both sides...
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January 31, 2018 - 9:50 am
MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town accused of discriminating against Orthodox Jews from nearby New York state approved a settlement Tuesday with a group that sued over a religious boundary built with white plastic piping on utility poles. Mahwah Township's council voted 5-2 Tuesday to settle the...
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Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch delivers her speech during a remembrance session of the German parliament to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (Wolfgang Kumm/dpa via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 9:02 am
BERLIN (AP) — A survivor of the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp praised Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to open her country's doors to asylum seekers in 2015, telling lawmakers Wednesday at a special parliamentary session commemorating the victims of the Holocaust it was a sign of Germany's "...
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Barbed wire fences are pictured at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 30, 2018 - 4:56 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A diplomatic dispute between Poland and Israel over pending legislation that would outlaw blaming Poland for the crimes of the Holocaust has led to an outburst of anti-Semitic comments in Poland, including some in the government-controlled media. Poland's lower house of...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2016 file photo, Pope Francis walks through the gate of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland. Pope Francis says countries have a responsibility to fight anti-Semitism and the "virus of indifference" threatening to erase the memory of the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, files)
January 29, 2018 - 7:42 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Monday that countries have a responsibility to fight anti-Semitism and the "virus of indifference" that threatens to erase the memory of the Holocaust. Francis' comments to an international conference on anti-Semitism came as the largely Roman Catholic Poland...
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Pope Francis and Greek Catholic Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, right, release white doves during the pontiff visit to the Basilica of Santa Sofia and to the Ukrainian greek-catholic community, in Rome, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
January 29, 2018 - 5:32 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says countries have a responsibility to fight anti-Semitism and the "virus of indifference" threatening to erase the memory of the Holocaust. Francis' comments to an international conference Monday comes as the largely Roman Catholic Poland considers legislation...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lays a wreath during a ceremony at the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 1943 memorial marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 27, 2018 - 7:43 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Elderly survivors were gathering Saturday at the former Auschwitz death camp and political leaders warned that the Nazi genocide must continue to serve as a warning as the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In Warsaw, Poland, U.S. Secretary of State Rex...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2014, file photo, Erykah Badu performs at the Essence Festival in New Orleans.Badu has come under scrutiny for an interview where she made comments on Bill Cosby and Adolf Hitler. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 25, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Erykah Badu claims her words were "misconstrued" in the wake of a controversial interview in which she said she sees a "good" side to everyone, including Adolf Hitler. In a series of tweets Thursday, the singer stressed she was trying to impart a "message of compassion" and...
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January 18, 2018 - 9:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have voted to install a commissioner who would coordinate government activities against anti-Semitism. The lower house approved by a wide majority Thursday a motion proposed by four of the six parliamentary groups to install the official, who would be chosen by...
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The back of a kosher market is pictured after a fire broke out in Creteil, south of Paris, Tuesday, Jan.9, 2018. French officials say the fire broke out at the kosher market south of Paris that was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti last week. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 09, 2018 - 7:41 am
PARIS (AP) — A fire broke out Tuesday at a kosher market south of Paris that was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti last week, French officials said. No one was reported injured but the fire damaged much of the Promo & Stock store. Authorities believe the fire in the suburb of Creteil was a...
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