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  • Hungarian town votes down contested statue of anti-Jewish politician

    December 18, 2015 | 11:29 am

    Following an outcry, a municipality in central Hungary cancelled its plan to erect a statue commemorating a statesman who drafted anti-Semitic laws during the Holocaust.

    The city council of Szekesfehervar voted down on Friday the plan to erect with public funding a statue in...

  • Winehouse statue features Star of David

    September 17, 2014 | 12:17 pm

    A statue of Amy Winehouse in London has the iconic blues singer wearing a Star of David.

    The unveiling Sunday in the Camden Town neighborhood, where Winehouse lived, marked what would have been Winehouse’s 31st birthday and was attended by her parents.

    The statue, by Scott...

  • Winehouse statue features Star of David

    September 16, 2014 | 3:31 pm

    A statue of Amy Winehouse in London has the iconic blues singer wearing a Star of David.

    The unveiling Sunday in the Camden Town neighborhood, where Winehouse lived, marked what would have been Winehouse’s 31st birthday and was attended by her parents.

    The statue, by Scott...

  • Hitler statue unveiled outside former Warsaw Ghetto

    December 31, 2012 | 12:23 pm

    An Italian artist reportedly placed a statue of Adolf Hitler in a building outside what used to be the Warsaw Ghetto.

    The statue, which depicts Hitler kneeling and is titled “Him,” is part of a new exhibition by Maurizio Cattelan titled "Amen," according to the Simon Wiesenthal...

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  • Penn State’s Jewish community weighs how to move forward

    July 24, 2012 | 11:24 am

    One unlikely venue for fallout from the Penn State University sex abuse scandal is the campus Hillel, for which now ousted university president Graham Spanier—the school’s first Jewish leader—was a fundraiser and vocal supporter.

    On Monday, the Penn State community was stunned...

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