Ye returns to Twitter with 'Shalom' post, after being suspended for antisemitic remark

Ye's account appeared to have been reactivated Oct. 28

Updated: November 21, 2022 - 3:37pm

Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, on Monday tweeted "Shalom," a Hebrew greeting meaning peace, after being suspend from Twitter for several weeks for an antisemitic post that the social media site said violated its policies.

Ye on Sunday made his first post since the Oct. 9 suspension, writing, "Testing Testing Seeing if my Twitter is unblocked."

The "Shalom" post Monday, which new Twitter owner Elon Musk "liked," include the smile emoji ": )".

Ye's account appeared to have been reactivated Oct. 28. 

His account was suspended after he posted that he wanted to "go death con 3 ON JEWISH PEOPLE," a likely reference to the military readiness level "DEFCON 3" – amid a series of public comments found to be antisemitic, including one about what he considers the over control of the record industry by Jewish executives.