Category: Jewish

german-official-says-pandemic-lockdown-protesters-across-political-spectrum-are-spreading-anti-semitism
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Nov
2020

German Official Says Pandemic Lockdown Protesters Across Political Spectrum Are Spreading Anti-SemitismGerman Official Says Pandemic Lockdown Protesters Across Political Spectrum Are Spreading Anti-Semitism

A German official said Tuesday that he has observed anti-Semitism growing among anti-lockdown protesters across the political spectrum, the Associated Press reported. Felix Klein, who leads the German government’s efforts to combat anti-Semitism, said that anti-Semitic conspiracy theories have proliferated in Germany during the pandemic and that those spreading the bigotry range from alternative healing […]

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muslim-group-says-cuomo-is-‘targeting-and-unjustly-blaming’-jewish-communities-for-coronavirus-spread
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Oct
2020

Muslim Group Says Cuomo Is ‘Targeting And Unjustly Blaming’ Jewish Communities For Coronavirus SpreadMuslim Group Says Cuomo Is ‘Targeting And Unjustly Blaming’ Jewish Communities For Coronavirus Spread

Multiple Muslim groups rebuked Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in an amicus curiae brief supporting Jewish parents suing Cuomo over restrictions targeting religious schools in Orthodox Jewish communities. The Muslim Public Affairs Council, Religious Freedom Institute’s Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team, and Asma Uddin wrote a brief that supported a complaint that was […]

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hitler’s-personal-items-auctioned-off-in-munich-despite-concerns-from-jewish-organizations
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Oct
2020

Hitler’s Personal Items Auctioned Off In Munich Despite Concerns From Jewish OrganizationsHitler’s Personal Items Auctioned Off In Munich Despite Concerns From Jewish Organizations

Adolf Hitler’s handwritten speeches sold at auction Friday in Munich despite resistance from Jewish groups who said the sale of items could encourage neo-Nazis and “defies logic, decency and humanity.” The Hermann Historica auction sold all the items, which dated to before World War II, to anonymous bidders, according to the Associated Press (AP). Among […]

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germany-to-provide-$664-million-in-aid-to-holocaust-survivors-during-pandemic
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Oct
2020

Germany To Provide $664 Million In Aid To Holocaust Survivors During PandemicGermany To Provide $664 Million In Aid To Holocaust Survivors During Pandemic

The German government will provide more than $664 million in aid to Jewish survivors of the Holocaust to help offset financial difficulties caused by the pandemic, the organization that negotiates restitution for victims of Nazi persecution announced Wednesday.  The New York based Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, also known as the Claims Conference, estimates […]

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israeli-man-receives-3-life-sentences-for-arson-attack-that-killed-18-month-old-palestinian-toddler,-parents
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Sep
2020

Israeli Man Receives 3 Life Sentences For Arson Attack That Killed 18-Month-Old Palestinian Toddler, ParentsIsraeli Man Receives 3 Life Sentences For Arson Attack That Killed 18-Month-Old Palestinian Toddler, Parents

An Israeli man convicted of murder in a 2015 arson attack that killed an 18-month-old Palestinian toddler and his parents was handed three life sentences by a district court Monday. The Lod District Court convicted Amiram Ben-Uliel in May for firebombing the home of a Palestinian family in the West Bank village of Duma, where […]

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survey:-one-in-five-english-people-think-coronavirus-is-a-jewish-conspiracy
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May
2020

Survey: One In Five English People Think Coronavirus Is A Jewish ConspiracySurvey: One In Five English People Think Coronavirus Is A Jewish Conspiracy

A new survey done by a group of researchers at the University of Oxford found that one in five English people think coronavirus was constructed by Jews to topple the economy for financial benefits. “Increasingly as the lockdown has gone on the signs of conspiracy beliefs forming has become greater. In the UK there has […]

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new-york-city-mayor-bill-de-blasio-rebukes-jewish-funeral-gathering,-silent-on-huge-crowds-for-flyover-show
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Apr
2020

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Rebukes Jewish Funeral Gathering, Silent On Huge Crowds For Flyover ShowNew York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Rebukes Jewish Funeral Gathering, Silent On Huge Crowds For Flyover Show

April 29, 2020 9:36 AM ET New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio censured the local Jewish community Tuesday night for attending a funeral gathering during the coronavirus stay-at-home orders. “Something absolutely unacceptable happened in Williamsburg tonite: a large gathering in the middle of this pandemic,” the mayor tweeted at around 9:30 p.m. Something absolutely […]

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massachusetts-man-arrested-after-allegedly-attempting-to-blow-up-jewish-nursing-home
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Apr
2020

Massachusetts Man Arrested After Allegedly Attempting To Blow Up Jewish Nursing HomeMassachusetts Man Arrested After Allegedly Attempting To Blow Up Jewish Nursing Home

April 16, 2020 7:04 PM ET A Massachusetts man was charged Wednesday with two counts of attempted arson after allegedly attempting to blow up a Jewish nursing home with a five-gallon gas canister stuffed with a Christian pamphlet, Massachusetts authorities reported.  John Michael Rathbun, 36, was arrested Wednesday and charged in connection with a homemade […]

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america’s-largest-faith-groups-are-at-the-helm-of-coronavirus-relief
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Mar
2020

America’s Largest Faith Groups Are At The Helm Of Coronavirus ReliefAmerica’s Largest Faith Groups Are At The Helm Of Coronavirus Relief

March 30, 2020 2:30 PM ET The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the cancellation of events across the world, many of which are religious. Churches, synagogues, and mosques have had to temporarily close to worshippers due to gathering restrictions, and for the U.S’s largest religious groups, at a time leading up to holidays. Easter, Passover, and […]

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report:-fbi-says-racist-extremists-are-encouraging-each-other-to-spread-coronavirus-to-jews-and-cops
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Mar
2020

Report: FBI Says Racist Extremists Are Encouraging Each Other To Spread Coronavirus To Jews And CopsReport: FBI Says Racist Extremists Are Encouraging Each Other To Spread Coronavirus To Jews And Cops

March 22, 2020 9:12 PM ET The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) New York office has reportedly warned local authorities of extremist groups trying to spread the coronavirus to Jewish people and police officers, ABC News reports.  ABC News obtained an alert from the FBI’s office, which was sent Thursday, that said “members of extremist […]

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