Local media says the shooting took place in front of a synagogue, and that a hand grenade was also thrown into a Jewish cemetery.
The US President has divided Jewish citizens of the US into two camps: loyal and disloyal. Trump's statement employs a dangerous anti-Semitic trope that puts the minority in danger.
The Republican president said Jewish people should not vote for the Democratic Party because some Democrats are being critical of Israel. If they did, he accused them of having “a total lack of knowledge” and showing “great disloyalty”.
Violent ideology doesn't distinguish between hatred towards a race or religion. What makes this dangerous, and what does that mean for the future of anti-semitism and Islamophobia?
By equating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, freedom of expression is inhibited, and the results could eventually damage the very communities they seek to protect.
The first female Muslim lawmaker in America, Omar has been receiving hateful comments and criticism for questioning the role of pro-Israeli lobbies in US politics.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will vote on a resolution against anti-Semitism, anti-Islamophobia and other forms of hate after Jewish groups expressed concern over comments made by freshman Democrat Ilhan Omar.
“No one should be attacked for criticising AIPAC, certainly not the esteemed Congresswoman Omar. She should be lauded for differentiating between Jews and Zionists,” statement by anti-Zionist Jewish group Neturei Karta International says.
The current far-right agenda has more to do with Islamophobia than anti-Semitism, but both sentiments are on the rise across the West. So why is Benjamin Netanyahu cosying up to these groups?
A rise in anti-semitism deserves attention and action against it - but it should not be conflated with anti-Zionism, and Islamophobia should not be ignored in the process.
Hundreds assemble at Arc de Triomphe monument in capital Paris to protest President Macron's policies they see as favouring rich.
Macron’s claim that “anti-Zionism is a modern form of anti-Semitism” sparks both praise and criticism in France and beyond.
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