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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A new White House Executive Order mandates the application of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to all groups and institutions purveying anti-Semitic hate, President Donald Trump announced.

    "This action makes clear that Title 6 of the Civil Rights Act applies to institutions that trafficking anti-Semitic hate", Trump said on Wednesday at a White House event to celebrate the Jewish winter festival of Hanukah. "This is a very powerful document that we’re signing today".

    Trump also directed Federal agencies to identify other ways the US Government can use nondiscrimination authorities to address anti-Semitism, the White House said in a press release.

    The hate-filled poison of anti-Semitism needed to be condemned and confronted everywhere and anywhere it appears, Trump said.

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