“Tom Wright-Piersanti, a senior editor at the New York Times, said Thursday that he is “deeply” sorry for some past tweets and that they have been deleted.
“I have deleted tweets from a decade ago that are offensive. I am deeply sorry,” he wrote.
Tweets cited by Breitbart no longer appear on Wright-Piersanti’s page and include a January 2010 message saying, “I was going to say ‘Crappy Jew Year,’ but one of my resolutions is to be less anti-Semitic. So… HAPPY Jew Year. You Jews.”
Another seemingly deleted tweet reported by Breitbart references the “Jew-police.”
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The Wrap | Lindsey Ellefson | July 26, 2019
Mohammed Elshamy’s Twitter account contained a number of derogatory statements about Jewish people posted in 2011