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Yonkers Public Schools fires coach, kicks player off team over Jew-hatred

(JNS) — The fourth-largest school district in New York, Yonkers Public Schools, announced on Monday that it has fired a high school basketball coach and kicked a student-athlete off the team at Roosevelt High School following an antisemitic incident at a Jan. 4 game.

During that game, a student at the public school told a player from the Leffell School, a private Jewish day school in Hartsdale, N.Y., “I support Hamas, you f**king Jew.”

“The Yonkers Public Schools along with the City of Yonkers sincerely apologize to the...

 

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