US grapples with rise in anti-Semitism and political violence

The photoshopped image was as cartoonish as it was chilling: New York Times journalist Jonathan Weisman in a gas chamber wearing a yellow Star of David badge, and a gleeful Donald Trump dressed as a Nazi with his finger over the button ready to gas him.

For Mr Weisman, a Jewish American, the image sent to him was part of a slew of online attacks which began with the 2016 presidential campaign and surged after Mr Trump became president.

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