hate crime

DeSean Jackson
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Hadas Kuznits
July 09, 2020 - 4:42 pm
DeSean Jackson’s Instagram posts sparked immediate outrage, and he has since apologized. But Jewish community leaders in Philadelphia took this as an opportunity to educate the football player — and those who may agree with the quote in his post — about how circulating even the slightest anti-...
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Home Depot
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July 03, 2020 - 8:26 am
Home Depot has changed the way it sells rope after a customer reported finding nooses hanging in a North Carolina store — the latest in a series of similar incidents at its stores in recent years. Read more here.
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Tim Kelly
June 24, 2020 - 12:21 pm
The FBI released the findings of their investigation on the noose found in the garage of Bubba Wallace, the sport’s lone African-American driver.
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Pennypack Park
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Kristen Johanson
June 23, 2020 - 8:54 am
Philadelphia Police say they're trying to figure out who hung a noose from a tree in Pennypack Park. Read more here.
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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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Jussie Smollett
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AP News
February 11, 2020 - 5:40 pm
A grand jury returned a six-count indictment accusing actor Jussie Smollett of lying to Chicago police. Read the latest 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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Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering held in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 8:04 am
When a machete-wielding attacker walked into a rabbi's home in Monsey, New York, during Hanukkah and a gunman fired on worshippers at a Texas church 14 hours later, the two congregations in different regions of the country joined a growing list of faith communities that have come under attack in...
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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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Buy n Sell pawn shop
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AP News
December 19, 2019 - 8:20 am
A bail hearing for a man whose number was found in the pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's fatal attack on a Jewish market was halted and abruptly postponed Wednesday after prosecutors said they had evidence he was selling firearms from his pawn shop. Read more here.
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