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Nelly Jordan is out as vice-chairwoman of the Sussex County Republican Party after a Facebook posting viewed as anti-Semitic.

Afterward Jordan told the Wilmington News Journal that she was not anti-Semitic but realizes her words were inappropriate and apologized for them.

One passage referred to “Many Jews In Name Only” who supported the impeach of the president.

The vote was nearly split down the middle with some expressing frustration that the party had to deal with the issue just as it enters an election year.

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The state Republican party chairwoman in Delaware is calling for a party leader to resign for using a derogatory word for a gay man in a Facebook post.

The Delaware News Journal reports that New Castle County Republican Party Chairman Chris Rowe will resign this weekend amid state GOP chairwoman Jane Brady’s call for him to step down from the appointed position.

In a statement Thursday, Brady also condemned a Facebook post by a different party leader that she called “offensive, hurtful and anti-Semitic.”

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The funerals now begin for the eleven who were shot down at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh last Saturday.

This week President Trump visited the site amidst protests against what many felt were his inflamatory words.

Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush spoke with Rabbi Yiar Robinson with the Congregation Beth Emeth synagogue in Wilmington about the shooting and the rise of anti-Semitism.

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Dozens crammed into the Bethel AME Church in Wilmington yesterday afternoon to sing, pray and show solidarity against anti-Semitic attacks.

On Monday there was a bomb threat against the Seigel Jewish Community Center at Talleyville as well as two others in January.

And there was the attack on the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.  

Imam Abdul Hadi Shehata told the gathering that the group was coming together as a show of unity in the face of those who would divide the communities.

The meeting comes in the wake of the killing of two Indian men in Kansas.