The US has reported scores of anti-Semitic incidents in recent weeks since the outbreak of the Isarel-Hamas war in Gaza. A Wall Street analyst was fired after he asked a Jewish American to go back to his country. The banker accused Israel of being an “apartheid state” committing “suicide”, a New York Post report mentioned.
Yesterday, thousands of people attended a pro-Israel rally in Washington and condemned anti-Semitism in a riposte to weeks of largely pro-Palestinian demonstrations.
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Many were waving placards calling on the Palestinian militant group Hamas to free hostages taken during their surprise October 7 attack on Israel.
Signs included “Annihilate Hamas” and “From the river to the sea, we support democracy.”
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Less than two weeks ago, a major pro-Palestinian demonstration took place in Washington, with a large crowd marching up to the fence around the White House, protesting against President Joe Biden’s staunch support for Israeli military policies.
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Updated: 16 Nov 2023, 01:39 PM IST