Tag: Jewish

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

President Donald Trump’s delayed response to condemn a national rise in anti-Semitism was met with criticism from civil rights groups. “The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community and community centers are horrible and are painful and a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root…

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

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. According to the…

Jewish Groups Latest to be Offended by Trump

Many groups have been offended by Donald Trump since the businessman announced his candidacy for president last summer. This time, it is Jewish groups that have had enough of Trump. The Anti-Defamation League today announced it will “redirect” money donated by Trump in previous years to the organization and divert…

Macklemore Insists Costume Was 'Random Disguise', Not Anti-Semitic

By Julissa Catalan Wearing a prosthetic nose, fake beard and black wig, rapper Macklemore took the stage for a surprise performance in Seattle on Friday night, causing concertgoers, media and even fellow celebrities to accuse him of wearing an anti-Semitic costume. “What makes Macklemore’s anti-Semitic costume even crazier is that…

Anti-Semite Racist Allegedly Kills 3 at Kansas Jewish Facilities

By Julissa Catalan A Missouri man with a long track record of racism and anti-Semitism has been arrested for shooting and killing three people on Sunday afternoon at a pair of Kansas Jewish facilities. According to police, a doctor and his 14-year old grandson were shot at a Jewish Community…