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# Anti-Semitism

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# jeremy corbyn
Labour warned of split after Corbyn suspension following anti-Semitism verdict
Corbyn ally and union boss Len McCluskey called the move against the ex-leader an “act of grave injustice”
# reada cronin
Mary Lou McDonald wants to 'clear the air' with Jewish leader over TD's anti-Semitic tweets
Réada Cronin has apologised after writing that Israel had ‘taken Nazism to a new level’.
# North London
London synagogue and shops daubed in anti-Semitic graffiti on Hanukkah
The Jewish holy symbol alongside the numbers “9 11” was spray-painted in red and purple on several premises.
# carnival of Aalst
'Racist and anti-Semitic' Belgian festival removed from UNESCO's heritage list
A float caricaturing Orthodox Jews with hooked noses and sitting on gold bags outraged Belgium’s 40,000-strong Jewish community.
# King of Israel
Trump's chopper-side 'I am the chosen one' press conference met with confusion and criticism
Trump’s language has been called anti-Semitic.
# Anti-Semitism
German jews warned by top anti-semitism official over wearing traditional kippah cap in public
In issuing the warning, he said he had “alas, changed my mind (on the subject) compared to previously.”
# Kick it out
West Ham 'disgusted' by fans' anti-Semitic chants after videos surface on social media
The club have vowed to ban those responsible for the chants.
# Anti-Semitism
Blair calls Independent Group a 'fightback' against 'populism-enthralled' Labour
The former Labour leader said that Brexit had plunged Britain into “the throes of an unparalleled political crisis”.
# Anti-Semitism
Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism
The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.
# ongoing row
Police launch probe into 'anti-Semitic hate crimes' within UK Labour Party
The controversy surrounding the Labour Party just won’t go away.
# corbyn row
Jewish Labour MP says internal probe made her think 'what it felt like to be a Jew' in Nazi Germany
The ongoing anti-semitism controversy in the Labour party continues to rumble on.
# labour row
Jeremy Corbyn: 'Anti-semites do not speak for me'
In an opinion piece for The Guardian, Corbyn admitted he was too slow tackling anti-semitism within Labour.
# Mahmud Abbas
Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks
His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.
# Labour
UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event
Allegations of anti-Semitism within the Labour party have grown since Corbyn was elected leader in 2015.
# Paris
French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack
The woman was stabbed a number of times before her apartment was set on fire.
# Indonesia
Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests
Visitors had been encouraged to take selfies with the waxwork.
# antisocial network
Facebook to review ad policy after discovering messages could be aimed at 'Jew haters'
A report this week showed that advertisers could target messages to anti-Semitic segments.
# Sunday Times
Vanessa Feltz says she was 'horrified and hurt' by Kevin Myers' column
The presenter said she wants to “never ever think about it again”.
# Anti-Semitism
Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column
An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.
# rave reviews
German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on
Angela Merkel attended the opening night of the Mastersingers of Nuremberg.
# UK
Former London mayor suspended from Labour Party for another year over Hitler comments
Ken Livingstone had been suspended from the party last April for “bringing the party into disrepute.”
# hate crime
Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London
Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.
# heinous acts
Jewish communities in the US have faced a string of anti-semitic threats so far this year
Over 500 headstones were damaged at the weekend at the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.
# Jonathan Gabay
The FAI's new marketing guru has accused fans of anti-semitic abuse
On Thursday night, English branding expert Jonathan Gabay delivered a controversial brand review on the League of Ireland.
Voices
President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"
World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.
# total mayor
Ken Livingstone was (briefly) forced to hide in a toilet after some bizarre Hitler comments
He was also suspended from the Labour Party today.
# France
Comedian's show ruled to be a 'demonstration of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial'
During his performance French comic Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala brought a prominent Holocaust denier onto the stage.
# Anti-Semitism
The ‘Queen’s Vagina’ has been vandalised again
The graffiti has been condemned as “hateful”.
Voices
'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'
Oskar Gröning looks like he could be a kindly grandfather. He probably is. But he also volunteered to serve in one of the greatest murder camps ever constructed.
# taking a stand
Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday's cup final
After last week’s controversy in Paris, the club want to avoid further problems.
# problems
Football tarnished by further racism footage as West Ham fans under fire
The chanting was filmed by a passenger on the London Underground before the Hammers’ 2-2 draw with Spurs.
# ten hours
Video shows Jewish journalist spat at and insulted as he walks through Paris
The video was filmed in a similar fashion to the popular “10 hours of walking in NYC as…” videos to show what Jews living in Paris face.
# Anti-Semitism
Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people
The director was speaking to a group of Holocaust survivors in Poland today.
# Controversy
Wigan chairman: 'Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else'
Dave Whelan also claimed the word “chink” was not offensive in an interview with The Guardian.
# Gaza
Israeli Deputy Ambassador calls some Irish protesters an 'ignorant, anti-Semitic mob'
But she also had praise for the Irish government, and “those who defend Israel.”
Voices
Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history
Anne Frank never lived to tell her tale but we can honour her memory, and that of all the murdered, by challenging anti-Semitism where we find it.
# Judaism
Across Europe, Jews grapple with "new anti-Semitism"
“We used to receive anonymous anti-Semitic letters. Now people sometimes send them with their name and address.”
# Brussels
Belgium police release chilling footage of attack on Jewish Museum
Four people died in the incident.
# Shooting
Jewish community in Belgium on high alert after attack that left four dead
A fourth person has died in hospital after the attack yesterday on the Jewish Museum in Brussels.
# Judaism
30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'
That’s one of the findings from a worldwide survey on anti-Semitism.