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Senior Republican close to Trump criticizes Biden's arms holdup in speech to Israeli parliament

May. 19, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Elise Stefanik, a House Republican leader seen as a candidate to be Donald Trump's running mate, delivered a speech before Israel's parliament on Sunday in which she criticized President Joe Biden's approach to the war in Gaza. Stefanik, the fourth...

French police fatally shoot a man suspected of setting fire to a synagogue

May. 17, 2024 12:10 PM EDT

ROUEN, France (AP) — French police shot and killed a man armed with a knife and a metal bar who is suspected of having started a fire that charred and blackened the insides of a synagogue in the Normandy city of Rouen early Friday, an attack the interior minister said was “clearly”...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

May. 15, 2024 13:20 PM EDT

Greensboro News and Record. May 11, 2024. Editorial: What vile posts? Antisemitism bill shines a harsh light (again) on Robinson As a political calculation — and make no mistake, it is one — a GOP-fueled bill in the North Carolina legislature that purports to...

2 men accused of plotting Islamic State-inspired attack against Jews in England

May. 14, 2024 11:14 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Two men accused of plotting to gun down Jews in an Islamic State-inspired attack in northwest England were held without bail Tuesday after appearing in a London court. Walid Saadaoui, 36, and Amar Hussein, 50, were accused of planning to use automatic weapons to kill...

As pro-Palestinian encampments spread to European campuses, UK government seeks to head off unrest

May. 09, 2024 14:50 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, England (AP) — About three dozen pro-Palestinian protesters crawled out of their tents Thursday morning at Cambridge University, grabbed coffee and tea and sat in a circle for the daily briefing. Drink water, display the Palestinian colors, don’t talk to reporters,...

North Carolina may join other states in codifying antisemitism definition

May. 08, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill seeking to officially define antisemitism in state law swiftly moved through the North Carolina House on Wednesday amid heated nationwide campus protests over the Israel-Hamas War. A nearly unanimous House passed the SHALOM Act, a week after the U.S....

K-12 school leaders reject allegations that they let antisemitism run rampant

May. 08, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of three large public school systems strongly denied allegations that they let antisemitism run rampant in their schools, telling a congressional panel Wednesday that they are fighting it with education and, when necessary, discipline. As part of a series...

In Holocaust remembrance, Biden condemns antisemitism sparked by college protests and Gaza war

May. 07, 2024 22:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday decried a “ferocious surge” in antisemitism on college campuses and around the globe in the months since Hamas attacked Israel and triggered a war in Gaza, using a ceremony to remember victims of the Holocaust to also denounce new waves of...

Biden, warning of a rise of antisemitism, says too many are forgetting horrors unleashed on Israel by Hamas on Oct. 7

May. 07, 2024 12:06 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden, warning of a rise of antisemitism, says too many are forgetting horrors unleashed on Israel by Hamas on Oct. 7.

Donald Trump calls Joe Biden weak on antisemitism, ignoring his own rhetoric

May. 06, 2024 19:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is accusing Joe Biden of offering a weak response to antisemitism, wielding the clashes on colleges campuses over the war in Gaza as a campaign issue. But Trump's attacks ignore his own long history of rhetoric that invokes the language of Nazi Germany and plays on...