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Politics

  • Rosh Hashanah 5778: ADL urges celebration, caution, continuing activism!

    By jwadmin on September 19, 2017
    By MARVIN D. NATHAN and JONATHAN A. GREENBLATT Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is both a celebratory holiday and a time for serious introspection. It is a celebration of the creation of the universe and of God’s sovereignty over that universe. And, it is a time to look into oneself to examine where one has been and where one […]
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  • L’Chayim: Chloé Valdary

    By jwadmin on September 15, 2017
    Pro-Israel activist and Brand Ambassador at Jersualem U Chloé Valdary talks about how as a Christian and African-American she became passionate about Israel, and about her work defending and promoting the Jewish State. With Mark S. Golub on L’Chayim.
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  • DC Report: President Donald Trump was right! Predictions and realities…

    By jwadmin on September 13, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield We can’t say we’re surprised. President Donald Trump warned us of all the terrible things that would happen if we voted for Hillary Clinton.  The election was just 10 months ago, and his dire predictions are already proving prophetic. He told us that we would have the most inept, dishonest, sleazy and unpopular administration since […]
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  • Billy Joel wore a yellow Jewish star. Thanks, but the trend should stop there.

    By jwadmin on August 30, 2017
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY  (JTA) – Few artifacts of the Holocaust move me like the yellow star. Homely and seemingly innocuous, they sit in museum cases either by themselves or still attached to a jacket or blouse, the stitching rough and the lettering surprisingly crude. They are almost comically, cartoonishly blunt, a child’s idea of how to single […]
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  • 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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