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Holocaust Scholar at Columbia Frightened by Swastikas Spray-Painted on Her Office

The anti-Semitism, on the rise since Trump was elected, continues.

Elizabeth Midlarsky, a Jewish professor who teaches and researches the Holocaust at Columbia Teachers College, experienced first-hand the resurgence of anti-Semitic crimes across the country since President Trump took office.

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Man Makes Pro-Nazi, Pro-Trump Outburst During 'Fiddler on the Roof'

The disruption during a musical that tells the story of a Jewish family persecuted in tsarist Russia, takes place just weeks after 11 people were murdered in a synagogue.

While theatergoers sat during intermission of a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore, a man in the balcony began shouting "Heil Hitler, Heil Trump."

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A Father Apologizes for Family's Nazi Halloween Costumes: I'm not a White Supremacist

Meanwhile, his wife's social media refers to Nazi death camps as "work camps."


A Halloween event for families, "Trail of Treats," took place in Owensboro, Ky., and one father thought it would be a good idea to dress his 5-year-old as Adolf Hitler and himself as a Nazi soldier.

Bryant Goldbach's response: Anyone that knows us knows we love history.

The public and social media were not amused.

Goldbach said on Twitter, in defense of his son, that people came up to him shouting obscenities and threatening to rip that costume off him.

He initially was angry, telling people how dare they threaten a child.

He continued, "Yes liberalism is alive and well. And we had the displeasure of dealing with the fruits of the so called 'Tolerant Left.'"

When the backlash continued, Goldbach then told the The Owensboro Times, "I wasn't trying to make a statement or put my son in any position. It was bad judgment. I want people to know I am sorry."

"My brother is half-Iranian," Goldbach said. "I have Black friends. My last name is Jewish."

Local Rabbi Gary Mazo at Temple Adath B'nai Israel said:

"The fact that the father apologized is important; the fact he did not know the costumes would be offensive is a very sad reflection on our society.

"A good rule of thumb would be: 'if your costume calls to mind an event where millions were killed, choose another costume.' As we are learning through Megyn Kelly's words as well, costumes where someone dresses up deliberately to mock someone's race, religion or nationality should be avoided. If the purpose of Halloween is to have fun - bigotry, anti-Semitism and racism are not fun. That should be common sense. This is not being "politically correct" this is simply being respectful, understanding and kind.""

While Goldbach performs in both Civil War and World War II reenactments and dressed as a Confederate soldier for Halloween last year, he denied being a racist, referring to white supremacy as "disgusting."

But wait—if he didn't know the costumes we be offensive, why does it still smell like racism? Let's ask his bride, MaryAnne Goldbach, because she's not shy about her anti-Semitism. Posts recovered by Huffington Post showed comments in response to the backlash:

"This is what the mass media has portrayed the Holohoax. The truth is the media is controlled by Zionists. The so-called 'gas chambers' were delousing showers. He created work camps, not death camps."

Social media uncovered that Goldbach has had some rhetoric posted on his social media account:

"White pride doesn't mean hate… There is no need to feel guilty because of the past. If that offends you, your racist" said a flyer.

They also claim that he works for Verizon and that his kids are in danger of his parenting:

This tone-deaf act happened just days before a shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue that ended 11 lives.

CNN Contributor Jeffrey Lord Fired for Using Nazi Salute on Twitter

"Nazi salutes are indefensible," a CNN spokesperson said.

Jeffrey Lord, a CNN contributor and supporter of President Donald Trump, has made bigoted and sexist comments on air, like calling Trump the "Martin Luther King of Healthcare," but it was a tweet that got him fired.

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Jay-Z Slammed Over Lyrics Perpetuating Jewish Stereotypes

"We are concerned that this lyric could feed into preconceived notions about Jews and alleged Jewish 'control' of the banks and finance," said the Anti-Defamation League.

Jay-Z Slammed Over Lyrics Perpetuating Jewish Stereotypes on new album 4:44

Since releasing his new album on June 30, Jay-Z has managed to do two things in less than a week — gain platinum status and stir up anti-Semitic controversy. While the former sounds great, there are some who are less than enthusiastic about the lyricist's accomplishment, including the Anti-Defamation League.

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Adolf Hitler 'Didn't Even Sink to Using Chemical Weapons,' Says Sean Spicer

The White House spokesman is under fire for his recent comment, while the alt-right accuses Jared Kushner, Trump's senior adviser, of "putting the interests of Israel" first.


As the Trump administration receives backlash from anti-Semitic alt-right supporters over Stephen Bannon's removal from the National Security Council and the political rise of President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, who is Jewish, White House spokesman Sean Spicer minimizes the crimes of Adolf Hitler.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo: 'We Must Have Zero Tolerance' for Discrimination

"You must live by the rules that an abuse to one, and an affront to one, is an affront to all and that large fires start as small fires."

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo / REUTERS

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) made an impromptu trip to Israel on Sunday, during which he spoke out against hate and discrimination at a time when anti-Semitic incidents are on a rapid rise in the United States.

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Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in Latest Anti-Semitic Incident

About 100 headstones were overturned at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia just a week after a similar incident occurred in Missouri.


As more incidents of anti-Semitism take the national spotlight, about 100 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia were overturned this weekend, police reported. This comes just one week after about 150 headstones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Missouri.

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Trump's Anti-Semitism Response 'Too little, too late'

"Did you think that the election of Trump, a president endorsed by the chair of the American Nazi party … was going to usher in a wave of inclusiveness that would include Jews?"

Local and national media report on more than 170 toppled Jewish headstones after a weekend vandalism attack on Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, February 21, 2017. / REUTERS

President Donald Trump's delayed response to condemn a national rise in anti-Semitism was met with criticism from civil rights groups.

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Trump Refuses to Condemn Rise in Anti-Semitism as More Jews Threatened

White supremacists are praising Trump's silence, summed up by one popular writer saying, "Everyone is pretty damn sick of Jews."

Jake Turx / REUTERS

Prominent anti-Semites are applauding President Donald Trump's continued refusal to condemn a rising level of anti-Semitism in the United States, including bomb threats to at least 11 more Jewish community centers on Monday, bringing the total to 69 incidents targeting 54 JCCs in 27 states since January.

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Disney Promptly Drops YouTube Star PewDiePie for Anti-Semitic Content, Nazi Images

PewDiePie's channel has more than 53 million followers and 14 billion video views.

Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg

The Walt Disney Company (No. 38 on the DiversityInc 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) ended its contract with Swedish YouTube star PewDiePie after an investigation uncovered a series of anti-Semitic videos.

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