anti-semitism

Just two days after a top House Democrat condemned Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for her troubling history of anti-Semitism, the freshman lawmaker ignited controversy once again on Sunday when she appeared to accuse a Jewish congresswoman of wanting her to pledge allegiance to Israel. Omar’s comments seemed to double down on her belief that pro-Israel
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has again found herself mired in controversy over new “vile anti-Semitic remarks.” And once again, it is a fellow House Democrat delivering the criticism. What did Omar say this time? Earlier this week, Omar suggested that pro-Israel lawmakers and Americans who support Israel hold “allegiance to a foreign country.” “I want
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After pressure from House Democrats, six Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives have put out a statement condemning anti-Semitic comments by fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minn.). Wait, what comments? In a tweet from 2012, Omar said “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings
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  by Peter Hasson Facebook has allowed Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to espouse anti-Semitic conspiracy theories on its platform Facebook deleted right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ page on Monday for violating rules against hate speech Videos on Farrakhan’s page show him accusing Jews of secretly controlling government agencies and “weaponizing” marijuana to
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Chip Somodevilla/Getty by Deborah Danan12 Apr 20180 12 Apr, 201812 Apr, 2018 TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump said Americans have “a moral obligation to combat anti-Semitism, confront hate and prevent genocide” in a statement marking Yom Hashoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday. “Although spearheaded by one individual, this undertaking could not have happened
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Jewish communities across Europe are enduring a level of mainstream anti-Semitism “not seen since the Second World War,” the European Jewish Congress has warned. That chilling message was delivered just hours after Tel Aviv University’s Kantor Center Report on Antisemitism Worldwide 2017 was released on Wednesday, which noted that while the number of violent anti-Semitic incidents dropped in
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Berlin recorded a twofold increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes between 2013 and 2017, according to the latest German police figures. A report in Tagesspiegel on Thursday revealed that police figures seen by the Berlin newspaper show that 288 crimes classified as anti-Semitic were recorded by the German capital’s police in 2017. This is slightly less than double the
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