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Israel denounces anti-Semitic trope at Spanish Carnival

Feb. 27, 2020 7:11 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Israel’s ambassador to Spain has denounced a Carnival parade performance in a small town that featured men and women dressed up like Jewish Holocaust victims and Nazi soldiers. Rodica Radian-Gordon said in a tweet Wednesday that the performance was “a detestable banalization of...

FILE - In this May 1, 1933 file photo German President Paul von Hindenburg, left, and Adolf Hitler, right, sit in a car during a labor day celebration in Berlin. The Berlin state government on Thursday struck the Prussian aristocrat Paul von Hindenburg off of its honorary citizen list, citing his act as president in 1933 of appointing Hitler as chancellor, the dpa news agency reported. Hindenburg was elected president in 1925 and served in that role until his death in 1934. (AP Photo)

Berlin drops Hindenburg honorary title for role in Nazi rise

Feb. 27, 2020 6:25 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — He led Germany's army in World War I and served for nearly a decade as the country's president, but thanks to his role in Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler's rise to power, Paul von Hindenburg is an honorary Berliner no more. The Berlin state government on Thursday struck the Prussian aristocrat off...

Neo-Nazi leaders face conspiracy charges on both coasts

Feb. 26, 2020 8:06 PM EST

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Several leaders of a violent neo-Nazi group have been charged with conspiring to harass journalists, church congregations and a former Cabinet official, prosecutors on both U.S. coasts announced Wednesday. Some of those arrested were charged with cyberstalking and sending...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Matthews apologizes for Nazi analogy to Sanders victory

Feb. 24, 2020 9:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC's Chris Matthews apologized Monday to Bernie Sanders for comparing the Democratic senator's win in the Nevada caucus to the Nazi takeover of France. Matthews' self-described “bad” analogy deepened the discontent that the presidential candidate and his supporters have...

In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 photo provided by ISAIAH, the group's Executive Director Doran Schrantz, center, and Imam Mohamed Omar, right, applaud during the religious coalition's Claiming Our Voices 2019 event at the Minneapolis Convention Center. In 2017, Imam Omar, executive director of Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., decided it was no longer prudent to remain isolated after members of an Illinois militia threw a pipe bomb into his mosque. Joining forces with other imams in the area, Omar, a refugee from war-torn Somalia, approached ISAIAH, a 20-year-old mostly white and Christian community organizing coalition based in St. Paul. (ISAIAH via AP)

Across races, religions, coalitions organize for solidarity

Feb. 24, 2020 3:28 PM EST

(RNS) — Rachel Prestipino knows how segregated Miami can be every day, including Sunday: “It’s not just at 11 a.m.” But one thing all groups in Miami share, said Prestipino, lead organizer for a local faith-based organization called People Acting for Community Together, is an interest...

In this Jan. 22, 2020 photo, Dolly Rabinowitz, center, exercises with other Holocaust survivors at Nachas Health and Family Network in the Brooklyn borough New York. The community center provides survivors with meals, legal assistance, exercise classes and social events. (AP Photo/Emily Leshner)

Women Holocaust survivors find joy in fighting poverty

Feb. 24, 2020 1:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Frumie Cisner remembers the first time she witnessed a Holocaust survivor picking through trash — how the woman scavenged a box of baked goods from a dumpster in front of a Brooklyn synagogue. “It was heartbreaking,” Cisner said. “You’re not talking about...

Jordan Peele, center, executive producer of the Amazon Prime Video series

Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series 'Hunters'

Feb. 24, 2020 10:41 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The museum of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp is objecting to a scene in a new Amazon TV series that shows a murderous game of human chess being played there, insisting that no such thing took place at the camp. The museumand memorial that guard the Auschwitz-Birkenau site in...

A carnival float depicts a racist with a gun in his mouth , reading

German Carnival floats take aim at racism in wake of attack

Feb. 24, 2020 9:25 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Biting commentary on racism in Germany featured prominently Monday among Carnival floats in western cities, hastily put together in the aftermath of a deadly far-right attack last week near Frankfurt. The floats for parades in Cologne, Duesseldorf, Mainz and elsewhere are notorious for their...

School history lesson compares Trump to Nazis, communists

Feb. 22, 2020 12:38 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Maryland are criticizing a history lesson at a public high school near Baltimore that compared President Donald Trump with Nazis and communists. A slide used in an Advanced Placement history class at Loch Raven High School in Towson shows a picture of Trump above...

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2020, file photo, friends and relatives hold up photos of victims of a shooting, in Hanau, Germany. The rampage this week in Germany in which a gunman killed nine people with foreign backgrounds was the country's third deadly far-right attack in a matter of months. German leaders openly acknowledge there is a problem, but so far, identifying a solution has been elusive. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

Germany admits there's a far-right problem, but what to do?

Feb. 22, 2020 9:52 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — As Germany's president expressed his sympathy and shock during a candlelight vigil for nine people killed by an immigrant-hating gunman, a woman called out from the crowd, demanding action, not words. But the country's leaders are struggling to figure out how to counter a recent rise in...