Feb 212017
 

Bristol University is investigating claims of anti-Semitism after an article by one of its lecturers emerged, in which she says Jews should stop “privileging” the Holocaust.

Dr Rebecca Gould, a reader in translation studies and comparative literature at the elite Russell Group university, has been accused of using the “language of Holocaust denial”.

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Jan 282017
 

US President Donald Trump has given crucial roles to pro-Israel American Jews by appointing at least eleven influential members in his administration, reports say.

The president’s Jewish advisers, who are expected to play key roles in shaping the US policy during Trump’s four years in office, include his son-in law, Jared Kushner, who is serving as a senior adviser in his administration.

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 Posted by at 10:01 pm
Jan 272017
 

A Czech company has stopped selling tickets to its Auschwitz-themed “escape room” after facing fierce criticism for casting as a game the experience of Holocaust victims in one of World War II’s most notorious concentration camps.
In a statement posted Friday to the Prague-based Dostan Se Ven’s website, the company said it originally designed the game to draw attention to the atrocities of Auschwitz. But it acknowledged that the backlash is “understandable” — and said it would stop selling tickets immediately.

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 Posted by at 8:23 pm
Jan 272017
 

A multi-millionaire playboy financier glassed a photographer in the face when he questioned the size of his penis.

Carl Hirschmann,

36, threw a glass at photographer Barnabas Wilhelm at The Scotch of St James in Mayfair, central London, in April last year.

He was caught on CCTV throwing his drink over Mr Wilhelm’s friend, Valentino Ritter, before launching the glass at him.

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