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At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse
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At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse

Jun 24th 2021, 8:42 PM 26,350 Views 2 Comments

Rescuers are still combing the rubble for victims.

German police probing 'attempted murder' of Jewish student
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German police probing 'attempted murder' of Jewish student

Oct 5th 2020, 1:06 PM 15,877 Views 14 Comments

The suspect, 29, was arrested by police officers who were assigned to protect the synagogue.

Jewish community demands action from Germany after deadly anti-Semitic attack
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Jewish community demands action from Germany after deadly anti-Semitic attack

Oct 10th 2019, 7:33 AM 9,499 Views 16 Comments

At least two people were shot dead in the eastern German city of Halle yesterday.

German jews warned by top anti-semitism official over wearing traditional kippah cap in public
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German jews warned by top anti-semitism official over wearing traditional kippah cap in public

May 26th 2019, 4:50 PM 17,465 Views 59 Comments

In issuing the warning, he said he had “alas, changed my mind (on the subject) compared to previously.”

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'
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Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'

Feb 18th 2019, 8:27 AM 15,063 Views 58 Comments

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.

Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people
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Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people

Jul 19th 2018, 12:16 PM 31,317 Views 256 Comments

Critics fear this will spark discrimination against its Arab citizens, which make up 20% of the population.

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks
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Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

May 4th 2018, 3:37 PM 9,956 Views 79 Comments

His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.

French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack
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French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack

Mar 26th 2018, 10:45 PM 14,622 Views 67 Comments

The woman was stabbed a number of times before her apartment was set on fire.

France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family
# Triptych Of The Crucifixion
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France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family

Feb 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,643 Views 14 Comments

The family fled to Paris from Germany in 1938 and were forced to sell the 16th painting.

Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust
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Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust

Jan 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 31,877 Views 130 Comments

The measure must still pass the Senate before being signed by the president.

'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders
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'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders

Dec 7th 2017, 7:19 AM 17,287 Views 115 Comments

US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
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Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 PM 43,113 Views 232 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column
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Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column

Aug 6th 2017, 2:26 PM 18,198 Views 95 Comments

An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.

Members of Irish Jewish community defend Kevin Myers after controversial column
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# Myerd In Controversy

Members of Irish Jewish community defend Kevin Myers after controversial column

Jul 31st 2017, 9:38 PM 36,962 Views 110 Comments

Some people have claimed Myers has done a lot to educate people about the Jewish faith.

German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on
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German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on

Jul 30th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,429 Views 51 Comments

Angela Merkel attended the opening night of the Mastersingers of Nuremberg.

Outrage as pictures emerge of man dressed as Hitler at Orange Lodge fancy dress competition
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Outrage as pictures emerge of man dressed as Hitler at Orange Lodge fancy dress competition

Jul 16th 2017, 1:21 PM 40,262 Views 57 Comments

The picutures also feature children dressed in rags with the Star of David sewn onto their clothes.

Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London
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Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London

Mar 10th 2017, 5:33 PM 8,904 Views 57 Comments

Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Jewish communities in the US have faced a string of anti-semitic threats so far this year
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# Heinous Acts

Jewish communities in the US have faced a string of anti-semitic threats so far this year

Mar 4th 2017, 8:00 AM 8,337 Views 47 Comments

Over 500 headstones were damaged at the weekend at the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"
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President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"

Nov 22nd 2016, 4:07 PM 460 Views 88 Comments

World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.

Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school
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Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school

Aug 27th 2016, 11:58 AM 19,327 Views 106 Comments

The revelation comes a day after reports emerged that domestic charges were filed against him 20 years ago.

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
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Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,764 Views 64 Comments

Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died
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Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died

Jan 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 20,539 Views 121 Comments

The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.

Facebook is being sued over posts that "encourage the killing of Jews"
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Facebook is being sued over posts that "encourage the killing of Jews"

Oct 28th 2015, 7:19 AM 11,403 Views 101 Comments

An Israeli NGO has filed a suit.

TV station uses Nazi Holocaust symbol in a story about Jewish holiday
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TV station uses Nazi Holocaust symbol in a story about Jewish holiday

Sep 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,515 Views 19 Comments

WGN TV say they are “extremely embarrassed” by their mistake.

Palestinian baby killed in fire started by Israeli settlers at his home
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Palestinian baby killed in fire started by Israeli settlers at his home

Jul 31st 2015, 7:18 AM 11,379 Views 129 Comments

The child’s parents and older brother were severely injured in the blaze.

What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine
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What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine

Jul 20th 2015, 12:01 PM 3,814 Views 180 Comments

A member of Tipperary’s 2010 hurling All-Ireland winning squad writes about volunteering with Palestinian youth as part of the Palestine Summer Encounter Project.

Jewish group tried to ban mums from driving their kids to its schools
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Jewish group tried to ban mums from driving their kids to its schools

Jun 6th 2015, 12:01 PM 19,226 Views 67 Comments

It is now reported to have backed down and said it shouldn’t have sent out the letter announcing the ban.

Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue
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Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue

Feb 22nd 2015, 10:51 AM 15,244 Views 138 Comments

After prayers, the symbolic ring was formed outside the building.

Video shows Jewish journalist spat at and insulted as he walks through Paris
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Video shows Jewish journalist spat at and insulted as he walks through Paris

Feb 17th 2015, 10:49 AM 18,573 Views 312 Comments

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.

'I think about the different family I might have had – if only she had been given sanctuary'
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'I think about the different family I might have had – if only she had been given sanctuary'

Jan 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 175 Views 42 Comments

My grandfather pleaded with the authorities for permission to bring his niece to Ireland in 1938. He was refused – and then the Nazis invaded Poland.

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people
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Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people

Jan 26th 2015, 8:03 PM 18,966 Views 113 Comments

The director was speaking to a group of Holocaust survivors in Poland today.

Police worried about the Jewish community in UK after Paris attacks
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Police worried about the Jewish community in UK after Paris attacks

Jan 16th 2015, 3:36 PM 8,423 Views 91 Comments

Security and patrols are being stepped up.

Profile: These are the four Jewish men killed in the Paris kosher supermarket attack
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Profile: These are the four Jewish men killed in the Paris kosher supermarket attack

Jan 13th 2015, 9:58 PM 15,655 Views 58 Comments

They were all buried today.

JK Rowling says that Hogwarts is a 'safe place for LGBT students'
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# No Wiccans Though

JK Rowling says that Hogwarts is a 'safe place for LGBT students'

Dec 17th 2014, 3:34 PM 2,921 Views 1 Comment

She’s got strong Twitter game.

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence
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Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence

Sep 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 9,725 Views 61 Comments

He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.

Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash
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# Zara

Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash

Aug 27th 2014, 7:45 PM 4,828 Views 6 Comments

Twitter users criticised the garment for its resemblance to the uniform Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history
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Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 186 Views 24 Comments

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.

UPDATE: Macklemore issues apology for costume following accusations of anti-semitism
# Can't Hold Him
# Can't Hold Him

UPDATE: Macklemore issues apology for costume following accusations of anti-semitism

May 20th 2014, 8:48 AM 6,186 Views 4 Comments

The rapper has been getting some backlash for the suspicious disguise.

30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'
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30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'

May 19th 2014, 11:41 AM 19,189 Views 163 Comments

That’s one of the findings from a worldwide survey on anti-Semitism.

Bob Dylan has escaped a jail term in France, after hate speech charges were thrown out
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Bob Dylan has escaped a jail term in France, after hate speech charges were thrown out

Apr 15th 2014, 7:44 PM 17,998 Views 38 Comments

The legendary singer was charged with incitement to hatred over comments made to Rolling Stone in a 2012 interview.

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