anti-Semitism

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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Mourners watch as the hearse carrying the casket of Richard Gottfried leaves the Ralph Schugar Funeral home in Pittsburgh following a memorial service Nov. 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
November 02, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 97-year-old woman who was the oldest victim of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will be laid to rest at the end of a wrenching, weeklong series of funerals. Rose Mallinger's funeral was scheduled for Friday. She was among 11 victims gunned...
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A can of spray paint
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Kim Glovas
October 30, 2018 - 3:43 pm
WARMINSTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Warminster Township Police are looking for whoever spray-painted a swastika inside the fenced-in Shenandoah Woods. The area is owned by the Navy and has been cordoned off for a decade. Jason Croley, vice chair of the Warminster Township Board of Supervisors, said...
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Dan Gelber, left, sister Judy Gelber and wife Joan Silverstein close their eyes in prayer as members of the Beth Sholom synagogue in Miami Beach, Fla. gathered on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 for a "Time to Grieve."
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Tim Jimenez
October 29, 2018 - 7:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The mass shooting in Pittsburgh on Saturday was the deadliest attack on American Jews in history, and the Anti-Defamation League says it came during a time when anti-Semitic behavior has been on the rise. The ADL says there was a 57 percent jump in anti-Semitic...
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Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
October 28, 2018 - 9:28 am
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — President Donald Trump mourned the dead and forcefully condemned anti-Semitism after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. But faced with another national tragedy, he did not long turn his focus away from the midterm elections or himself. Nine days...
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People are watched by police as they attend a demonstration in eastern Germany, Sept. 7, 2018, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man two weeks ago, allegedly by migrants from Syria and Iraq.
AP Photo/Jens Meyer)AP Photo/Jens Meyer
September 09, 2018 - 9:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — The attack on a kosher restaurant in Chemnitz by masked neo-Nazis on the sidelines of an anti-migrant protest shows there's a deep problem with right-wing extremism in the region and should be treated as a call to action, the head of Germany's Central Council of Jews said Sunday...
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Samuel Woodward talks to his attorney Edward Munoz before being led out of a court hearing at the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018.
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September 05, 2018 - 7:34 am
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — About six months before he was stabbed to death in what prosecutors call a hate crime, a gay University of Pennsylvania student graphically discussed hopes to have sex with the man now charged in his killing, an investigator said Tuesday. Blaze Bernstein texted a friend...
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In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo Elie Wiesel is photographed in his office in New York.
AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File
August 04, 2018 - 3:16 pm
By Alison Mutler, Associated Press BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police began an investigation Saturday after anti-Semitic graffiti appeared on the house of late Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in northwest Romania. The probe was launched after comments in bright pink paint were scrawled overnight...
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