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Hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews

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Antisemitism is hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews. A person who holds such positions is called an antisemite. Antisemitism is generally considered to be a form of racism.

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Labour leadership hopefuls clash over party's anti-Semitism crisis [Video]

Labour leadership hopefuls clash over party's anti-Semitism crisis

The Labour leadership candidates have clashed over responsibility for the party's anti-Semitism crisis. Lisa Nandy, who quit Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet in 2016, said she spoke out on the issue but..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:23Published
Medieval anti-Semitic sculpture can stay on church: German court [Video]

Medieval anti-Semitic sculpture can stay on church: German court

A German court this week ruled a 700-year-old anti-Semitic sculpture could stay on the exterior of a church in the city of Wittenberg, dismissing a claim by a member of the local Jewish community that..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

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The extraordinary meeting, timed to Monday’s 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, heard warnings about the present-day rise in anti-Jewish violence.
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Throngs of demonstrators joined by elected officials walked solemnly across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday in a solidarity march against anti-Semitism and all acts of hate. (Jan. 5)  
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March against anti-Semitism brings thousands to streets of New York City: 'No Hate, No Fear'

Thousands of Jews and non-Jews alike took to the streets Sunday, assembling at Foley Square in a dramatic show of unity after a string of attacks.
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New Jersey attack 'may be domestic terror fuelled by anti-Semitism'

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Jersey City mayor, others scolded for suggesting deadly rampage was anti-Semitic attack

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UK Labour's McDonnell: I worry anti-Semitism has affected our election campaign

British opposition Labour Party's John McDonnell said on Sunday he was worried that accusations of failing to tackle anti-Semitism had damaged his party's election campaign.
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Labour officials detail alleged anti-Semitism to UK equality watchdog

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Jeremy Corbyn says he is 'very sorry for everything that's happened' over antisemitism in Labour

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Britain's chief rabbi warns 'poison' of anti-Semitism in Labour

Britain's chief rabbi said opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unfit to be prime minister because he had failed to stem anti-Semitism "sanctioned from the top" and now gripping his party.
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UK Chief Rabbi attacks Labour Party

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Rabbis lean on leader's teachings at NY conference

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