anti-Semitism

Moshe Deutsch funeral in New York
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AP News
May 12, 2020 - 4:35 pm
American Jews were targets of more anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 than any other year over the past four decades, according to the Anti-Defamation League, a surge marked by deadly attacks on a California synagogue, a Jewish grocery store in New Jersey and a rabbi's New York home. Read more here.
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Congressman Donald Norcross.
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David Madden
January 23, 2020 - 9:01 pm
South Jersey officials are seeking increased security and safety protocols for Jewish institutions in the region, but some lawmakers say federal funds are allocated more often to the other side of the river. Read more here.
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A passerby walks in front of the American Jewish History Museum.
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Antionette Lee
January 05, 2020 - 9:40 am
A recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks has prompted leaders of a local Jewish advocacy group to act. Now they're pushing a social media campaign to show unity against hate. Read more here.
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Grafton Thomas
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AP News
December 30, 2019 - 10:44 am
Handwritten journals containing anti-Semitic references were found in the home of the man charged with federal hate crimes Monday in the stabbing and slashing of five people celebrating Hanukkah at a rabbi's house north of New York City, authorities said. Read more here.
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Orthodox Jewish men at a Brooklyn synagogue
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AP News
December 27, 2019 - 4:53 pm
New York City is increasing its police presence in some Brooklyn neighborhoods with large Jewish populations after possibly anti-Semitic attacks during the Hanukkah holiday. Read more here.
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Alex Seligson pens a note of condolence Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 in Jersey City, N.J. at the boarded up kosher grocery store where three people and two gunmen were killed on Tuesday.
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AP News
December 15, 2019 - 1:46 pm
A New Jersey man whose number was found in the back pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's fatal attack on a Jewish market has been arrested for illegally possessing a weapon, federal authorities said. Read more here.
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Aftermath of Jersey City shooting
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AP News
December 11, 2019 - 3:16 pm
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said at a news conference with other officials Wednesday that the two Jersey City attackers are prime suspects in the death of a man whose body had been found in a car trunk nearby over the weekend. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump
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CNN
December 11, 2019 - 10:54 am
President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday to interpret Judaism as a nationality and not just a religion, a move that the Trump administration believes will fight what they perceive as anti-Semitism on college campuses. Read more here.
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Law enforcement are seen at the scene following reports of gunfire, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J.
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AP News
December 11, 2019 - 7:50 am
The mayor of a New Jersey city said Wednesday that authorities believe gunmen targeted a kosher market during a furious shooting that killed six people and filled the streets with the sounds of heavy gunfire for hours just across the Hudson River from New York City. Read more here.
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Auschwitz concentration camp
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AP News
December 02, 2019 - 11:03 am
Amazon said Monday it has removed “Christmas ornaments” and other merchandise bearing the images of Auschwitz that had been available on its online site. Read more here.
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