Latest Anti-Semitism News

Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

Dec. 02, 2022 16:45 PM EST

Twitter has suspended rapper Ye after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with the Star of David. It is the second time this year that Ye has been suspended from the platform over antisemitic posts. Twitter CEO Elon Musk confirmed the suspension by replying to...

Amazon CEO says company won't take down antisemitic film

Dec. 01, 2022 16:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said Wednesday the company does not have plans to stop selling the antisemitic film that gained notoriety recently after Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving tweeted out an Amazon link to it. Pressure has been mounting on Amazon to discontinue...

3 teens arrested for racist, antisemitic graffiti in Florida

Dec. 01, 2022 07:51 AM EST

WESTON, Fla. (AP) — Three teenagers accused of spraying-painting racist and antisemitic messages multiple times over several weeks in South Florida have been arrested on felony charges. The Broward Sheriff's Office announced the arrests Wednesday of three 16-year-old boys connected...

Trump's dinner disaster sparks new rules for his campaign

Nov. 29, 2022 19:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is betting he can win his way back to the White House by reviving the outsider appeal that fueled his success in 2016. But his dinner with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and a rapper who has spewed antisemitic conspiracies is demonstrating the...

Pence calls on Trump to apologize for dinner with antisemite

Nov. 28, 2022 21:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Republicans, including former Vice President Mike Pence, criticized Donald Trump on Monday for dining with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West days after launching his third campaign for the White House. ...

Trump faulted for dinner with white nationalist, rapper Ye

Nov. 26, 2022 17:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is renewing attention to his long history of turning a blind eye to bigotry after dining with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West just days into his third campaign for the White House. Trump...

Italy's Meloni meets Jewish groups, decries antisemitism

Nov. 23, 2022 15:15 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Premier Giorgia Meloni insisted on the “essential importance” of Italy’s Jewish community for the nation and Europe during a meeting Wednesday with the head of the World Jewish Congress and Italian Jewish groups. Meloni’s office issued a readout of the meeting...

Guilty plea to federal charge in antisemitic assaults in NY

Nov. 22, 2022 19:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal hate crime conspiracy charge in a series of antisemitic assaults in New York City, prosecutors said. Saadah Masoud, 29, of Staten Island faces the possibility of up to five years in prison at his March 3 sentencing. ...

2 arrested after Twitter threats to 'shoot up a synagogue'

Nov. 21, 2022 14:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Social media posts about attacking a synagogue represented a real danger to the city's Jewish community, Mayor Eric Adams said Monday. “This was not an idle threat," Adams said at a news conference where he was joined by officials from the FBI, the Metropolitan...

Irving rejoins Nets, seeks to keep focus on basketball

Nov. 20, 2022 23:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving apologized Sunday morning to anyone who felt threatened or hurt when he posted a link to a documentary with antisemitic material, clearing the way to finally play again for the Brooklyn Nets. Once he did, Irving tried to keep the focus on basketball....