A man behind a red-triangle in London’s Stamford Hill warning sign depicting the silhouette of an Orthodox Jewish man has apologised for causing offence. Jewish watch group Shomrim had reported the incident as a hate crime. Stamford Hill is with Antwerp one of the largest Hasidic communities in Europe
French presidential candidate for the center-right party Les Républicains (The Republicans), François Fillon, denounced the publication on his Twitter account of a anti-Semitic of his opponent Emmanuel Macron depicting him as a hook-nosed banker in a top hat cutting a cigar with the Communist symbol of the red sickle.
‘’Recent threats targeting Jewish Community Centers and vandalism of Jewish cemeteries, as well as last week’s shooting in Kansas City, remind us that while we may be a Nation divided on policies, we are a country that stands united in condemning hate and evil in all its forms,’’ said US President Donald Trump as he opened his much anticipated address to a special joint session of the American Congress by condemning the recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents across the country.
Following a new wave of bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) and day schools in several US states, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a security advisory to Jewish institutions across the country.