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The Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday took Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush to task for an Instagram post the group said equated the situation in Ferguson, Missouri to the Palestinian people.
“I didn’t come up with the concept, bu I’m very sorry and take full responsibility if it has offended anyone,” Minaj Tweeted. “I’d never condone Nazism in my art.”
Abraham Foxman, the National Director of the ADL, called Minaj’s latest video “a new low for pop culture’s exploitatation of Nazi symbolism.”
Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
The owner of a Brooklyn coffee shop has brewed up controversy after an online posting taking direct aim at Jews, who he says “want a piece or all of Bushwick,” has gone viral.
A New York City cab driver insisted Friday that it is his right, hands down, to wear a Nazi armband – even if the Taxi and Limousine Commission says otherwise.
The Anti-Defamation League said it urged the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission to investigate after receiving multiple complaints about the driver.
More than a billion people are estimated to hold deeply anti-Semitic attitudes, according to a global survey conducted by the Anti-Defamation League.
NYU’s Students for Justice in Palestine said they slipped fliers under students’ doors at the school’s two largest dormitories to raise awareness about the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Homeland Security To Cut NYPD Bomb Detection Funding After Obama Says NYC Nuclear Blast Bigger Concern Than Russia
Less than 24 hours after President Obama said he’s more concerned about the prospect of a nuclear weapon exploding in NYC than Russia’s recent actions, Homeland Security officials announced plans to cut the NYPD’s bomb detection funding by 50 percent.
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.
Veteran New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) apologized Monday afternoon to anyone who may have been offended by his decision to show up to a Purim party dressed as a basketball player, with blackface makeup and Afro wig.
Some students at Great Neck North High School have been coming to Congregation Torah Ohr up the block for a free lunch and learn program.