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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”.

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 12,517 Views 19 Comments

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

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
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Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down

May 5th 2015, 5:55 AM 17,551 Views 65 Comments

If the current trends continue beyond 2050 then by the year 2070 the world’s population of Muslims would roughly equal that of Christians.

This kid's party invitation is completely over the top
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This kid's party invitation is completely over the top

Mar 6th 2015, 9:07 AM 3,782 Views 1 Comment

If this is the invitation, what’s the actual party going to be like?

Holocaust survivor: 'I'm starting to see nasty things happen again in Europe'
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Holocaust survivor: 'I'm starting to see nasty things happen again in Europe'

Jan 25th 2015, 7:49 PM 31,398 Views 214 Comments

Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day.

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

Across Europe, Jews grapple with "new anti-Semitism"
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Across Europe, Jews grapple with "new anti-Semitism"

Jun 8th 2014, 9:15 AM 15,483 Views 142 Comments

“We used to receive anonymous anti-Semitic letters. Now people sometimes send them with their name and address.”

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 19,192 Views 163 Comments

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

Government to help launch a Holocaust education project for children
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Government to help launch a Holocaust education project for children

May 5th 2014, 3:42 PM 9,729 Views 170 Comments

The Crocus Project is is run by the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) and aims to teach children about the consequences of discrimination.

'Neo-Nazi' gunman kills three at US Jewish sites on eve of Passover
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'Neo-Nazi' gunman kills three at US Jewish sites on eve of Passover

Apr 14th 2014, 8:53 AM 8,696 Views 22 Comments

The suspect was heard yelling “Heil Hitler” as police officers escorted him away.

Paris Mayor calls for ban on controversial comedian accused of anti-Semitism
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Paris Mayor calls for ban on controversial comedian accused of anti-Semitism

Jan 5th 2014, 3:46 PM 13,351 Views 134 Comments

Dieudonne’s says his “quenelle” gesture represents his anti-establishment views but people have been photographed making it at synagogues and Holocaust memorials.

Column: What’s it like to be Jewish at Christmas time in Ireland?
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Column: What’s it like to be Jewish at Christmas time in Ireland?

Dec 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,061 Views 240 Comments

This week, as shopping centres heave with last minute shoppers, frenziedly hoovering up iPads and Playstations, clothing and jewellery, to the incessant strains of Jingle Bell Rock, what do the Jews do?

Column: What was the Christmas Star?
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Column: What was the Christmas Star?

Dec 25th 2013, 8:00 AM 46 Views 34 Comments

According to the Bible story, the Star of Bethlehem – or the Christmas Star – led the Three Wise men to the birth of Jesus 2,000 years ago. But was it an actual astronomic event?

75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures
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75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures

Nov 9th 2013, 5:17 PM 18,320 Views 134 Comments

Seen as the start of the Holocaust, Kristallnacht took place across Germany 75 years ago tonight.

Christians most populous of world's religions: report
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Christians most populous of world's religions: report

Dec 18th 2012, 10:09 AM 4,792 Views 41 Comments

Christians are the world’s biggest religious group, numbering some 2.2 billion people.

Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution
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Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution

Nov 30th 2012, 7:50 AM 1,946 Views 1 Comment

Concerns have been raised about the content of the constitution and its potential restriction on freedom of expression.

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims
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Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims

Nov 15th 2012, 8:45 PM 8,394 Views 42 Comments

Fund administrators and German officials say payments to Holocaust survivors are needed “more than ever” as they enter their final years.

German court: 'Circumcising young boys is grievous bodily harm'
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German court: 'Circumcising young boys is grievous bodily harm'

Jun 28th 2012, 2:54 PM 8,113 Views 55 Comments

Jewish and Islamic groups have criticised the decision, describing it as an attempt to criminalise their customs.

Holocaust survivors criticise Nazi camp inmate garb at protest
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Holocaust survivors criticise Nazi camp inmate garb at protest

Jan 2nd 2012, 10:00 AM 5,549 Views 24 Comments

Ultra-Orthodox Jews used the outfits to protest criticism of their strict lifestyle is a new form of ‘incitement’ and is ‘reminiscient of the German media before WWII’.

Column: I survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp
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Column: I survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Nov 20th 2011, 6:00 PM 3,226 Views 78 Comments

Dublin dweller Tomi Reichental was taken to Bergen-Belsen by the Nazis as a nine-year-old boy. Here he describes his experience of its horrors.

British bishop convicted of denying Holocaust begins German appeal
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British bishop convicted of denying Holocaust begins German appeal

Jul 5th 2011, 11:37 AM 745 Views 20 Comments

Catholic bishop Richard Williamson claims he was asked “leading questions” in a Swedish TV interview.

Comic-book hero 'Foreskin Man' criticised as anti-Semitic
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# Foreskin Man

Comic-book hero 'Foreskin Man' criticised as anti-Semitic

Jun 18th 2011, 7:21 PM 1,245 Views 22 Comments

It’s fair to say the man who fights Orthdox Jews and doctors who perform circumcisions is not your average comic-book hero.

Dog condemned to death by stoning
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# Animal Antics

Dog condemned to death by stoning

Jun 18th 2011, 5:45 PM 1,545 Views 28 Comments

Judges in Israel thought the dog was a reincarnation of a deceased, cursed lawyer.

Pope's new book: Jews not totally to blame for Jesus's death
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Pope's new book: Jews not totally to blame for Jesus's death

Mar 2nd 2011, 2:16 PM 716 Views 0 Comments

Excerpts of Benedict XVI’s new book, ‘Jesus of Nazareth’, show the Pope arguing that Jews were not solely responsible.