Jewish faith

On Anne Frank’s 90th Birthday, Her Friends Meet Students

AMSTERDAM — On the day Anne Frank would have turned 90, the museum dedicated to keeping alive her story has brought together schoolchildren and two of the Jewish diarist’s friends at the apartment where she lived with her family before going into hiding from Nazis who occupied the Netherlands during World War II.

Anne Frank

New York Times Ends Political Cartoons After Antisemitism Scandals

The international edition of the New York Times will no longer feature editorial cartoons. The move to self-censorship follows the uproar sparked by publication of a widely denounced antisemitic caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28: Members of the New York City Police Department stand outside the headquarters of The New York Times, June 28, 2018 in New York City. NYPD announced increased security in Manhattan at major media companies following a shooting today at the Capital Gazette newspaper in …

Israeli Study: Anti-Semitic Attacks Rise Worldwide

TEL AVIV – As Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day, a new report by Israeli researchers showed a significant spike in anti-Semitic attacks worldwide, with the largest number of Jews killed in decades. 

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Ted Cruz: ‘The Anti-Semitic Left Is Getting Worse’

TEL AVIV – Senator Ted Cruz blasted the “anti-Semitic left” Sunday for becoming more radical, pointing to anti-Israel remarks made by Ilhan Omar and an anti-Semitic cartoon published by The New York Times.

Ted Cruz on "Hannity," 2/6/2019

Polish Church Condemns Beating of Jewish Effigy in Poland

WARSAW, Poland — The Catholic Church in Poland poured scorn Monday on an anti-Semitic ritual enacted over the Easter holiday that involved an effigy of Judas represented by a stereotypical Jew being hanged, burned and beaten.

This picture taken on April 19, 2019 shows an effigy of Judas on Good Friday, hanging in the town of Pruchnik, southern Poland. - The World Jewish Congress has condemned the Polish town after reports that residents hung and burnt an effigy 'made to look like a stereotypical Jew' in …

Argentina’s Chief Rabbi Assaulted, Tied up in His Home

Argentina’s Chief Rabbi has been taken to hospital after being beaten in a night-time attack at his home in the capital Buenos Aires. Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich said his wife was restrained during the break-in while he was attacked.

An Argentina's Federal police officer stands guard on the street in front of a building where former Argentine President and current senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner owns a flat, during a raid as part of the so-called corruption notebooks case, in Recoleta neighbourhood, Buenos Aires, on August 23, 2018. - …

Pence Pays Homage to Jews, Poles Who Resisted Nazis

WARSAW, Poland — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid homage Thursday to the suffering of the Jewish and Polish people under German occupation during World War II with visits to memorials honoring their suffering and heroism.

A woman descend after laying a candle at the Ghetto Heroes Monument following the main commemoration ceremony of the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on April 19, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland. The Warsaw Ghetto was a prison created by the German military during its occupation of Warsaw during …

Spate of Anti-Semitic Acts Sparks Outrage in France

A tree planted in a Paris suburb in memory of a young Jewish man who was tortured to death in 2006 has been chopped down, authorities said Monday, confirming the latest in a series of anti-Semitic acts in France.

Jewish tombstones are seen desecrated with swastikas in the Herrlisheim Jewish cemetery, north of Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Dozens of tombs were defaced were discovered Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)

Roseanne Barr to Women’s March Leaders: ‘B*tch, Shut Up’

TEL AVIV – Comedian Roseanne Barr called the Women’s March “disgusting” and said that while she is a fighter for women’s rights, when it comes to the movement lead by Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory and Carmen Perez, her only comment is “Bitch, Shut up.”

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