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# jewish - Monday 5 October, 2020

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

German police probing 'attempted murder' of Jewish student

Oct 5th 2020, 1:06 PM 15,862 Views 14 Comments

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

# jewish - Thursday 10 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 10th 2019, 7:33 AM 9,492 Views 16 Comments

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

# jewish - Sunday 26 May, 2019

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

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

May 26th 2019, 4:50 PM 17,419 Views 59 Comments

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

# jewish - Monday 18 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 18th 2019, 8:27 AM 15,052 Views 52 Comments

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

# jewish - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 19th 2018, 12:16 PM 31,199 Views 256 Comments

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

# jewish - Friday 4 May, 2018

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks
# Mahmud Abbas
# Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

May 4th 2018, 3:37 PM 9,928 Views 78 Comments

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

# jewish - Monday 26 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 26th 2018, 10:45 PM 14,613 Views 68 Comments

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
# Triptych Of The Crucifixion
# Triptych Of The Crucifixion

France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family

Feb 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,638 Views 14 Comments

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
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

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

Jan 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 31,862 Views 130 Comments

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
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

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

Dec 7th 2017, 7:19 AM 17,276 Views 115 Comments

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

# jewish - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
# Moving Us Embassy
# Moving Us Embassy

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 PM 43,098 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.

# jewish - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

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

Aug 6th 2017, 2:26 PM 18,014 Views 95 Comments

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
# Myerd In Controversy
# Myerd In Controversy

Members of Irish Jewish community defend Kevin Myers after controversial column

Jul 31st 2017, 9:38 PM 36,909 Views 109 Comments

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
# Rave Reviews
# Rave Reviews

German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on

Jul 30th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,392 Views 58 Comments

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
# Scotland
# Scotland

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

Jul 16th 2017, 1:21 PM 40,051 Views 57 Comments

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
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

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

Mar 10th 2017, 5:33 PM 8,875 Views 57 Comments

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
# Heinous Acts
# 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 8,329 Views 47 Comments

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"
# Speech
# Speech

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

Nov 22nd 2016, 4:07 PM 376 Views 97 Comments

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
# Stephen Bannon
# Stephen Bannon

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

Aug 27th 2016, 11:58 AM 19,315 Views 106 Comments

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
# RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,748 Views 64 Comments

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
# Radical Messages
# Radical Messages

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

Jan 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 20,477 Views 121 Comments

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"
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

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

Oct 28th 2015, 7:19 AM 11,395 Views 101 Comments

An Israeli NGO has filed a suit.

# jewish - Thursday 24 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,502 Views 19 Comments

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
# West Bank
# West Bank

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

Jul 31st 2015, 7:18 AM 11,370 Views 129 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine

Jul 20th 2015, 12:01 PM 3,539 Views 179 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 - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Jewish group tried to ban mums from driving their kids to its schools
# Wheely Bad Idea
# Wheely Bad Idea

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

Jun 6th 2015, 12:01 PM 19,225 Views 67 Comments

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
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue

Feb 22nd 2015, 10:51 AM 15,201 Views 138 Comments

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
# Ten Hours

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

Feb 17th 2015, 10:49 AM 18,548 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.

# jewish - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 126 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.

# jewish - Monday 26 January, 2015

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people

Jan 26th 2015, 8:03 PM 18,884 Views 113 Comments

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 Concerns
# Security Concerns

Police worried about the Jewish community in UK after Paris attacks

Jan 16th 2015, 3:36 PM 8,420 Views 92 Comments

Security and patrols are being stepped up.

# jewish - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 13th 2015, 9:58 PM 15,643 Views 58 Comments

They were all buried today.

# jewish - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 17th 2014, 3:34 PM 2,906 Views 1 Comment

She’s got strong Twitter game.

# jewish - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence

Sep 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 9,707 Views 61 Comments

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

# jewish - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 27th 2014, 7:45 PM 4,803 Views 6 Comments

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
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

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

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 162 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.

# jewish - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

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

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

May 20th 2014, 8:48 AM 6,182 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Judaism
# Judaism

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

May 19th 2014, 11:41 AM 19,020 Views 163 Comments

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
# Street Legal
# Street Legal

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

Apr 15th 2014, 7:44 PM 17,795 Views 39 Comments

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
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:47 PM 13,640 Views 96 Comments

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

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