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When celebrities, antisemitism and Israel collide

A quick review of comments made by predominantly black actors, athletes and musicians reveals that the time-tested tradition of blaming the Jews when things get tough has not gone out of style.

06/08/2020

Youtube to 'Post': Wiley's channel taken down for 'repeated violations'

The rapper published a series of tweets last month asserting that Jews systematically exploited Black artists.

Black British paper pulls Wiley’s remarks on Jews, defends publishing them

“The Voice has not, and makes it clear again, supported or in any way condoned the outbursts by Wiley that the Jewish community finds offensive,” the statement said.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
01/08/2020
The Twitter application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017

Wiley's Twitter account permanently suspended, after controversial tweets

The decision, announced Wednesday, follows a 48-hour boycott by many users, notably British and Jewish, over what they deemed as Twitter’s failure to reprimand the artist over his tweets in a timely manner.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/07/2020
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