A Brazilian newspaper pledged to abolish the use of an anti-Semitic verb in its pages. Jornal do Brasil responded to Jewish readers who criticized a recent headline that used “Jew” as a verb. In Portuguese, the verb “to Jew,” or “judiar,” means to mistreat, to spoil, to mock.
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