A vigil was planned in Patchogue, Long Island Saturday, on the five-year anniversary of the hate-driven murder of an Ecuadorean immigrant.
New statistics Monday said the number of anti-Semitic incidents jumped in New York State last year, and the state ranks at the top of the nation for such acts.
Some design students are protesting a world renowned fashion designer from teaching on their campus. They say the anti-Semitic comments made by John Galliano should ban him from the classroom.
Israel is at the center of a campus controversy at Brooklyn College. A group calling for boycotts and sanctions against Israel has been invited to speak next month, and some think the college itself has gone too far.
The Bronx Democrat compared abortion to the Holocaust, saying “Hitler was pro-choice. He chose to send the Jews to Auschwitz. That was not their choice, that was Hitler’s choice.”
Richard M. Green, 52, of New Brunswick was charged with five counts of criminal mischief after police said he smashed window after window among nearly half a dozen Jewish stores along Raritan Avenue on Wednesday morning.
The Anti-Defamation League called the ad “crude and offensive,” and in a press release said it “reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes.”
Actor Charlie Sheen was at it again Friday, ratcheting up the rhetoric and rancor in the wake of the suspension of his popular CBS comedy. Some are now calling his words anti-Semitic.