Anti-Semitism

FILE - In this combination of file photos, New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, left, speaks during a Democratic primary debate in Hempstead, N.Y., on Aug. 29, 2018, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a press conference in New York on July 18, 2018. Nixon's campaign is crying foul over a Democratic Party mailer supporting Cuomo that says Nixon "won't stand strong" for Jewish residents and has been silent on rising anti-Semitism. Two of Nixon's children are being raised in the Jewish faith. (J. Conrad Williams Jr./Newsday Pool, and Evan Agostini/Invision, File)
September 10, 2018 - 9:47 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cynthia Nixon's campaign cried foul on Monday over a pro-Andrew Cuomo mailer paid for by the Democratic Party that questions her support for Jewish people, with the candidate calling on the governor to apologize to New Yorkers. Nixon, who has two children being raised in the...
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Activists react outside a meeting of the Labour National Executive Committee in London Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018 which is expected to decide on whether to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism and its examples, which has been the subject of a bitter row within the party over recent months. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
September 04, 2018 - 7:13 am
LONDON (AP) — The governing body of Britain's main opposition Labour Party met Tuesday in an attempt to defuse a crisis over anti-Semitism that has caused a schism within its ranks. Rival groups of protesters gathered outside Labour's London headquarters, as the party's National Executive Committee...
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September 02, 2018 - 9:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's former chief rabbi has warned that Jewish people are thinking about leaving the country because of anti-Semitism. Jonathan Sacks told the BBC on Sunday that for the first time in the 362 years Jews have been in Britain many question whether it is safe to raise children here...
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This Aug. 30, 2018 screen grab made from Mapbox shows part of a map where New York City's location was labeled Jewtropolis. Mapbox, a provider of digital map technology, said it suffered a "malicious edit" by a person who tried to make more than 80 changes to its maps' data in a "disgusting anti-Semitic tirade" across New York and other parts of the world. (Mapbox via AP)
August 30, 2018 - 8:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology users got a surprise Thursday morning when their social and lifestyle apps seemingly labeled the United States' most populous city with an anti-Semitic header. A number of people posted screenshots on Twitter showing "New York City" had been relabeled "Jewtropolis" on the...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 23, 2018 file photo, Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives to attend a Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence at St Martin-in-the-Fields church in London. British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. But the Labour Party leader said on Monday, Aug. 13 "I don't think I was actually involved" in laying the wreath. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
August 13, 2018 - 12:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, acknowledged Monday that he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israelis at the 1972 Munich Olympics. But the Labour Party leader said "I don't...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, April 23, 2018, Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, after a Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence at St Martin-in-the-Fields church in London. The president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Marie van der Zyl Tweeted Thursday Aug. 2, 2018, that Corbyn must make an "abject apology" to British Jews for allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the left-of-center party. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
August 05, 2018 - 10:00 am
LONDON (AP) — British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is vowing to rebuild trust with the Jewish community as he tries to calm a storm over alleged anti-Semitism in the left-of-center party. Claims of anti-Jewish prejudice within Labour have grown since Corbyn, a longtime critic of Israel's...
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August 04, 2018 - 11:40 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police have begun an investigation after anti-Semitic graffiti appeared on the house of late Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in northwest Romania. The probe was launched Saturday after comments were scrawled overnight on Wiesel's small house— a protected historical...
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In this April 20, 2017 photo, dual U.S.-Israeli citizen, Michael Ron David Kadar, sits during a court session, in Rishon Lezion, Israel. An Israeli court on Thursday, June 28, 2018, convicted Kadar, for making a string of bomb threats targeting U.S. Jewish community centers, airlines and shopping malls -- capping a case that had raised fears of a wave of anti-Semitism in the United States. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
June 28, 2018 - 1:18 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Thursday convicted a Jewish Israeli man on charges including extortion for making a string of bomb threats targeting U.S. Jewish community centers, airlines and shopping malls — capping a case that had raised fears of a wave of anti-Semitism in the United States...
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Mike Samuel Delberg, a representative of the Jewish community in Berlin, speaks to journalist in a court in Berlin Tuesday, June 19 where a 19-years-old Syrian man is accused of attacking a Jewish man wearing a kippa. (Paul Zinken/dpa via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 6:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — A 19-year-old from Syria is on trial in Berlin over an assault in the German capital on an Israeli wearing a skullcap. The young man is charged with bodily harm and slander. The April 17 attack caused nationwide outrage and fueled concerns over anti-Semitism in Germany. German news...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, author Philip Roth poses for a photo in the offices of his publisher, Houghton Mifflin, in New York. Roth, prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortality, has died at age 85, his literary agent said Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 23, 2018 - 9:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85. Roth's literary agent, Andrew Wylie, said the author died...
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