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# jewish - Monday 26 March, 2018

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.

# jewish - Saturday 17 February, 2018

France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family

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

# jewish - Sunday 28 January, 2018

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

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

# jewish - Thursday 7 December, 2017

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

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

# jewish - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

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

# jewish - Sunday 6 August, 2017

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”.

# jewish - Monday 31 July, 2017

Members of Irish Jewish community defend Kevin Myers after controversial column

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

# jewish - Sunday 30 July, 2017

German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on

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

# jewish - Sunday 16 July, 2017

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

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

# jewish - Friday 10 March, 2017

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

Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

# jewish - Saturday 4 March, 2017

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.

# jewish - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

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.

# jewish - Saturday 27 August, 2016

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

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

# jewish - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

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

# jewish - Monday 18 January, 2016

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

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

# jewish - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

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

An Israeli NGO has filed a suit.

# jewish - Thursday 24 September, 2015

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

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

# jewish - Friday 31 July, 2015

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

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

# jewish - Monday 20 July, 2015

What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine

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 - Saturday 6 June, 2015

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

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

# jewish - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue

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

# jewish - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Video shows Jewish journalist spat at and insulted as he walks through Paris Ten Hours This post contains videos

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.

# jewish - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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

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.

# jewish - Monday 26 January, 2015

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people

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

# jewish - Friday 16 January, 2015

Police worried about the Jewish community in UK after Paris attacks

Security and patrols are being stepped up.

# jewish - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

# jewish - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge JK Rowling says that Hogwarts is a 'safe place for LGBT students' No Wiccans Though

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

She’s got strong Twitter game.

# jewish - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence

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

# jewish - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash Zara

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

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

# jewish - Thursday 12 June, 2014

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.

# jewish - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge UPDATE: Macklemore issues apology for costume following accusations of anti-semitism Can't Hold Him

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

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

# jewish - Monday 19 May, 2014

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.

# jewish - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

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

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

# jewish - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Jewish Council express revulsion at anti-Semitic message sent to Shatter

The Council urged politicians to stand collectively in solidarity with the minister against all forms of religious abuse or intolerance.

# jewish - Thursday 9 January, 2014

French 'Nazi salute' comic bids to overturn performance ban

Dieudonne’s material, regarded by many as anti-Semitic, has gained attention outside France recently after footballer Nicolas Anelka performed the comic’s trademark ‘quenelle’ gesture.

# jewish - Monday 30 December, 2013

New, larger Irish Jewish Museum granted planning permission

An Bord Pleanála granted permission with ‘revised conditions’.

# jewish - Monday 2 December, 2013

75 years ago this week, this man saved 669 children from Nazi death camps

Hearing of violence against Jewish community in Germany and Austria, English stockbroker Nicholas Winton organised transport of children to safety.

# jewish - Monday 23 September, 2013

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews

More than 90 per cent of Lithuania’s 200,000 pre-war Jews died at the hands of the Nazis and local collaborators during WWII.

# jewish - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'

Do you know why shoes are taken off in Buddhist centres?

# jewish - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

98-year-old former Nazi charged with World War II crimes

Laszlo Lajos Csatari has been charged over his role in organising the deportation of an estimated 12,000 Jews to World War II death camps.

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