“Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!” declared Donald Trump’s official Twitter feed early on Saturday morning, with a picture of Hillary Clinton, a heaped pile of money and a large red Star of David.
While there is a sad plethora of anime-inspired White Nationalist memes, it makes a lot of sense that Trump supporters would have a special affinity for this particular character.
In my research on the Japanese fan base of Neon Genesis Evangelion, I found very little evidence for an anti-Semitic interpretation of the series. Instead, I found something far more fascinating: A closer look at the origins of the Asuka “Make American Great Again” meme revealed a complicated nexus of both satirical and anti-Semitic anime memes that first surfaced on the internet earlier this year — a physical manifestation of white supremacists’ affinity for Trump and Japanese anime.
In the avalanche of viciously anti-Semitic tweets I’ve received came an unidentified female, catlike anime character wearing a signature Trump “Make America Great Again” hat.
Brooklyn College has largely exonerated two students who spent the last four months ensnared in a drawn-out disciplinary process and publically accused of anti-Semitism by their college president.
(JTA) — City prosecutors in southern France are investigating a local politician for his Twitter account, which was marked “forbidden to dogs and Jews” and featured tweets mocking and denying the Holocaust. The Montpelier prosecutors were notified Monday by municipal officials about the account, which belongs to Djamel Boumaaz, a former member of France’s far-right National Front party, the…
Almost half a century ago, when he first became an active supporter of Britain’s Labour Party, Rabbi Abraham Pinter said it had far less of a problem with anti-Semitism than the country as a whole.
As part of its crackdown on anti-Semitism, Britain’s Labour Party suspended the party membership of a columnist from Ireland who apparently said Israel was using the Holocaust to receive money.
Right-wing complaints about alleged anti-Semitism among pro-Palestinian activists has drawn a quick response from New York City’s public university system. Is the CUNY probe a clumsy effort to stifle free speach — or a whitewash of ‘outright Jew hatred’?
University of Missouri officials condemned an anti-Semitic incident at a campus residence hall, the second this school year and the third in less than a calendar year.