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Politics

  • Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer kicked off GoDaddy domain platform

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name seller, will no longer provide service to the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer. In response to a tweet Sunday, Aug. 13, about a Daily Stormer article that smeared Heather Heyer — the 32-year-old killed in the car ramming during Saturday’s protests in Charlottesville, Virginia — as a “fat” and “childless” […]
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  • Want diversity and tolerance? Stop demonizing conservatives

    By jwadmin on August 16, 2017
    By JONATHAN S. TOBIN/JNS.org Many Americans know that the sickness at the heart of our political culture stems from a spirit of intolerance that has become the keynote of discourse. Liberals blame it on President Donald Trump and his supporters. But few of us seem able to recognize this behavior when it comes from those who share our views—which means […]
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  • Mayim Bialik calls out March for Racial Justice over Yom Kippur date

    By jwadmin on August 16, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) -– Jewish actress Mayim Bialik called out the March for Racial Justice for taking place on Yom Kippur. In a Facebook post Sunday, Aug.13, Bialik complained that the timing of the march against white supremacy, scheduled for Sept. 30 in Washington, D.C., excludes Jews, who traditionally spend Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, fasting and praying. […]
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  • Reporter experiences one-sided bias and riot in Charlottesville

    By jwadmin on August 13, 2017
    White supremacists meet Aug. 12 to fight removal of Lee statue BY RON KAMPEAS CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (JTA) – The white supremacists, for all their vaunted purpose, appeared to be disoriented. The city of Charlottesville, thanks to pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union, had allowed them — 500 or so — their rally in Emancipation Park, or as they prefer […]
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  • Trump attacks Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Twitter as a liar, baby and con artist

    By jwadmin on August 10, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – President Donald Trump interrupted his working vacation in New Jersey to renew his attacks on Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., calling him “a phony Vietnam con artist” on Twitter. Trump wrote a series of tweets Monday, Aug. 7, apparently responding to Blumenthal’s appearance on CNN that morning in which the Jewish senator voiced support for the […]
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  • Does Nixon’s story contain a warning for Trump?

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield This summer marks 45 years since night watchman Frank Wills found the latch taped over on a door at the Watergate office complex, a discovery that started a chain of events culminating on Aug. 9, 1974, with the resignation of the president of the United States. Many today find parallels between the disgraced Richard Nixon and […]
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  • Netanyahu  turns his back on diaspora Jews; pluralism in Israel takes dive

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Recently, my granddaughter wore a tallit and read from the Torah for her bat mitzvah at Ruach HaMaqom, the oldest synagogue in Vermont. It is in a neighborhood on the Old North End in Burlington that was once known as “Little Jerusalem.” If she tried that at the Western Wall in old Jerusalem she could have […]
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  • Open Door to Moscow? New Facts in the Potential Criminal Case of Trump Campaign Coordination with Russia

    By jwadmin on July 11, 2017
    By Bob Bauer Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:30 AM The Trump campaign in 2016 was signaling to Russia that it would be happy to have the Putin regime’s help.  President Trump, as a candidate, famously called for Russia’s assistance. Later, when pressed, he repeatedly refused to clearly acknowledge its interference or condemn it. Now it appears that Trump campaign […]
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  • LGBT Jews say it’s increasingly difficult to be pro-Israel and queer

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
      By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – For years, Laurie Grauer had waved a rainbow flag emblazoned with a Jewish star at the Chicago Dyke March, sometimes marching near activists waving Palestinian flags. It had never been a problem. But this year, Grauer was confronted by the LGBT parade’s organizers, questioned about her support for Israel and asked […]
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  • Why this Israeli official can’t remain silent about Linda Sarsour

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
    By DANI DAYAN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Now that the furor over Linda Sarsour’s commencement speech at CUNY’s Graduate School of Public Health is over, it is the right time for me to draw some conclusions and express some thoughts surrounding the event. It is not a domestic American issue in which a foreign diplomat is not entitled to intervene; it […]
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