Anti-Semitism

March 09, 2018 - 7:36 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new exhibition opened Friday in Warsaw that looks at how 1968, a year of youthful rebellion across much of Europe and America, played out behind the Iron Curtain in Poland. In the West, young people protested the U.S. war in Vietnam, imperialism, sexism and racism,...
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March 06, 2017 - 12:58 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli chief rabbi on Monday implored Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak up about a recent wave of anti-Semitism and Jewish cemetery vandalism in the United States. Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef called on Netanyahu and Israeli diplomats "not to be silent about the...
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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, center, member of Congress's bipartisan task force combating anti-Semitism, speaks with a reporter after holding a press conference to address bomb treats against Jewish organizations and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries, Friday March 3, 2017, at the Park East Synagogue in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
March 04, 2017 - 12:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for fabricating details in stories made at least eight of the scores of threats against Jewish institutions nationwide, including a bomb threat to the Anti-Defamation League, as part of a bizarre campaign to harass and frame his ex-girlfriend, federal...
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March 03, 2017 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for making up details in stories is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish institutions nationwide, and a bomb threat to New York's Anti-Defamation League, in an effort to harass and vilify his former girlfriend, federal...
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March 03, 2017 - 4:47 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Rochester cemetery has been targeted in the latest in a string of anti-Semitic incidents around the country. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle newspaper reported that ( http://on.rocne.ws/2m0MbSo ) toppled and defaced headstones were discovered at Waad Hakolel Cemetery...
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March 02, 2017 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds have turned out for a "Stand Against Hate" rally in Philadelphia in response to the recent vandalism of a Jewish cemetery and hate crimes around the country. A Jewish federation says it organized Thursday's rally to "restore a sense of security and peace to our...
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March 02, 2017 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of people have turned out for a "Stand Against Hate" rally at Independence Mall in Philadelphia in response to the recent vandalism of a Jewish cemetery and hate crimes around the country. A Jewish federation says it organized Thursday's rally to "restore a sense of...
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In this Dec.17, 2011 file photo, women look at veils on display at an exhibition hall for the Muslim World Fair in Le Bourget, outside Paris. Le Pen's refusal to don a white headscarf ahead of a meeting this week with Lebanon's grand mufti, underscored how serious she is about enacting a stringent dress code that would risk stigmatizing France's large Muslim population anew and force the nation's Jews to give up one of their own cherished customs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 24, 2017 - 2:52 am
PARIS (AP) — No more Muslim women in the Metro wearing the latest in headscarf attire. No more young Jewish boys in kippas dashing into the bakery for the family's dinner baquette. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen's plan to ban religious symbols from French streets if elected president this spring...
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President Donald Trump speaks in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The president denounced threats against Jewish community centers as "horrible," his first forceful statement against anti-Semitism. Earlier botched attempts to address the issue and an angry encounter with a Jewish reporter last week have fueled concerns that Trump emboldens bigots. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 21, 2017 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as "painful reminders" of lingering prejudice and evil, his first full-throated comments on the rise of anti-Semitic venom after pressure for him to speak out forcefully. With...
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