anti-Semitism

This Dec. 2, 2018, file photo shows a memorial outside the Tree of Life Synagogue, where Robert Bowers killed worshippers in an Oct. 27 shooting in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
August 12, 2019 - 10:47 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for the man charged with killing 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year have agreed to a 120-day extension in the case. The sides met briefly in federal court in Pittsburgh on Monday to review the status of Robert Bowers' prosecution. The...
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German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country.
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May 26, 2019 - 12:07 pm
By Matthew Robinson, CNN (CNN) -- German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country. Felix Klein, the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner, told the Funke media...
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PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 3: The makeshift memorial Saturday morning in front of the Tree of Life Synagogue on November 3, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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David Madden
April 30, 2019 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) — The Anti-Defamation League has issued its annual report on anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, and New Jersey comes in third behind California and New York state. Pennsylvania is not far behind. Of the almost 1,900 incidents nationwide, the Garden State comes in at exactly...
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A man using a mobile phone walks past Google offices in New York. Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday, April 8, 2019, to answer questions about their role in the hate crimes and the ris
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users. YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about...
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Jewish cemetery vandalized
Fall River Police Department
March 21, 2019 - 3:05 pm
(CNN) — Nearly five dozen gravesites at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts were vandalized with anti-Semitic phrases and images, police said. Fifty-nine gravestones at the Hebrew Cemetery were marked with swastikas and derogatory phrases in black magic marker, the Fall River Police Department said...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., walks to the chamber Thursday, March 7, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House was preparing to vote on a resolution to speak out against, as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said, "anti-Semitism, anti-Islamophobia, a
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
March 07, 2019 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided in debate but mostly united in a final vote, the House passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry Thursday, with Democrats trying to push past a dispute that has overwhelmed their agenda and exposed fault lines that could shadow them through next year's...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
March 05, 2019 - 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar's newest remarks about Israel mark a "dark day" for the Jewish state. His comment came as House Democrats prepared a resolution by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, declaring that the House opposes anti-...
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Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, attend a group photo during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland.
Michael Sohn/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 9:56 am
UPDATED: 3:10 p.m. ___ JERUSALEM (AP) — Poland on Monday withdrew from a European summit in Jerusalem, derailing the meeting and embarrassing its Israeli hosts, to protest claims by Israel's acting foreign minister that Poles collaborated with the Nazis and "suckled anti-Semitism with their mothers...
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Thousands take part in the Women's March in Reno.
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November 20, 2018 - 2:49 pm
By Caroline Kelly (CNN) — The founder of the Women's March is calling for the movement's current co-chairs to step down for allowing bigotry into their mission. Teresa Shook, a lawyer and educator who founded the Women's March movement, accused the group's current co-chairs — Bob Bland, Tamika...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been one week since the deadliest attack on Jews in American history. But how do you speak with your children about the Pittsburgh synagogue rampage? Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, whole community engagement director of Jewish Learning Venture, said the shooting has...
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