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Amid a surge in hateful rhetoric and violence, President Joe Biden on Monday formed a new interagency group to develop a national strategy to combat antisemitism, the White House announced.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
More than two dozen people suspected of plotting an armed coup have been arrested in raids carried out across Germany. The suspects are linked to a far-right extremist group and had allegedly begun preparations to carry out a plot that…
By Amna Nawaz, Cai Pigliucci
The Brooklyn Nets suspended Kyrie Irving for at least five games without pay, saying they were dismayed by his failure to "unequivocally say he has no antisemitic beliefs." The Nets said that Irving is "currently unfit to be associated with…
By Brian Mahoney, Associated Press
In the past week, several antisemitic comments from public figures, including former President Trump and Ye, have sparked concern about the real-world implications of the statements. Dov Waxman, a professor and Chair of Israel Studies at UCLA, joined John Yang…
By John Yang
By Associated Press
The White House on Monday condemned what it called the "antisemitic" and "insulting" remarks by former President Donald Trump about American Jews over the weekend, saying they must "be called out."…
By William Brangham, Rachel Wellford
The Anti-Defamation League, which tracks anti-Semitic behavior nationwide, found 2,717 incidents in 2021. That's a 34 percent rise from the year before and averages out to more than seven anti-Semitic incidents per day. Jonathan Greenblatt is the CEO of the…
By Zachary Green, Ivette Feliciano
In his new show, “Just for Us”, comedian Alex Edelman explores his Jewish roots and tells the story of the evening he attended a meeting of white supremacists in Queens, New York. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green spoke with Edelman about…
By PBS NewsHour
A federal court in Virginia is set to begin the trial of the 2017 Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ rally on Monday. Plaintiffs argue that the rally, in which a counter protester was killed, was an unlawful conspiracy while the rally’s…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
Antisemitism is a core ideology in white nationalist movements and was part of what drove extremists at the 2017 Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ protest. American University professor Pamela Nadell, former homeland security analyst Daryl Johnson,racial justice activist Eric Ward, and…
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