Kushner targeted by white supremacists and anti-Semites

NEWSWEEK
Jared Kushner Targeted in Anti-Semitic Campaign Online: ADL
by Stav Ziv
April 11, 2017

The Anti-Defamation League has analyzed what it calls an “explosive growth of hateful memes and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories against Jared Kushner.” The nonprofit, whose mission is to fight anti-Semitism and all forms of hate, put out a press release as well as a blog post Monday identifying an online campaign that began this past Wednesday and by Sunday had escalated to more than 300,000 mentions of hashtags such as #firekushner, #kushneratwar and #kushnerswar, some of which included anti-Semitic language. “What started as a few isolated anti-Semitic tweets suggesting that Jared Kushner should be ‘fired’ because of his ‘Jewish supremacist views’ has quickly metastasized into a full-blown onslaught of anti-Semitic hate speech,” Jonathan A. Greenblatt, the organization’s CEO, said in a statement. READ MORE

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