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Philadelphia Jewish Federation: We won’t work with local NAACP because of ‘anti-Jewish’ posts

Thu, 2020-08-06 18:23
Rodney Muhammad “still has yet to fully apologize for his most recent actions,” the federation said.

Let Eric Andre, the most subversive comedian working today, replace Ellen DeGeneres

Thu, 2020-08-06 17:30
A new online petition suggests we cancel Ellen, but renew “Ellen” with a new host — supremely subversive comedian Eric Andre.

A USC student leader resigns amid accusations that her Zionism ‘made her complicit in racism’

Thu, 2020-08-06 16:03
USC student leader Rose Ritch resigns amid accusations that her Zionism ‘made her complicit in racism’

Ex-Obama health official gives Coronavirus Rosh Hashanah pep talk

Thu, 2020-08-06 15:59
Andy Slavitt, host of a pandemic podcast, encouraged synagogues to reinvent rituals and consider in-person gatherings held outdoors.

A Jewish guide to Biden’s VP short list

Thu, 2020-08-06 15:54
The potential candidates have a range of opinions on Israel policy, varying levels of history with the Jewish community and multiple other X factors.

Talk about the conflict by talking about climate change

Thu, 2020-08-06 14:47
American Jewish students are more interested in the climate crisis and in the racial turmoil in the U.S. than they are in Israel’s conflicts.

Jewish Federations group gets $5M grant to help Holocaust survivors

Thu, 2020-08-06 14:09
The funding will come from annual congressional appropriations as well as $1.6 million in philanthropic contributions.

A USC student was told her Zionism ‘made her complicit in racism’

Thu, 2020-08-06 13:40
The condemnation of a fellow student who is Jewish on the false grounds that being a Zionist makes her a racist is itself racist.

Jewish woman released from ICE custody following national outcry

Thu, 2020-08-06 11:23
A coalition of Jewish groups sent an open letter calling for the release of Nylssa Portillo Moreno, who came to the U.S. as a child in 1993.

YouTube removes rapper Wiley’s channel over ‘repeated violations’

Thu, 2020-08-06 07:02
Wiley was removed late last month from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram following a series of tweets widely seen as anti-Semitic.

In bringing back ‘Hunters,’ Amazon fails the test of history — and good taste

Wed, 2020-08-05 20:00
“Amazon’s decision to renew its deceptive, ahistorical frivolity is a slap in the face to survivors.”

How did the American Jewish Congress hire a budding white nationalist?

Wed, 2020-08-05 20:00
“It strikes us as being unusual that someone with extremist views would want to work for the American Jewish Congress.”

I Was Hesitant To Write About The Holocaust — Until Toni Morrison Lit The Path

Wed, 2020-08-05 18:30
“Who,” Toni Morrison asked me, “gives out the right to tell a story?”

On Writing An Opera With Toni Morrison: ‘She Was The Voice Of The Nation’s Conscience’

Wed, 2020-08-05 18:05
“She was very compassionate, very thoughtful. She was very, very strong.”

4 men arrested for placing ‘Hitler was right’ banner on Arizona bridge

Wed, 2020-08-05 16:56
The Sheriff’s Office is not pursuing hate crime charges against the men, who were caught posing and taking pictures with the sign.

What victories for BDS in Congress means for American Jews

Wed, 2020-08-05 16:20
These election results are not the end of the world. But they do indicate that American Jews are not living in the best of all possible worlds.

How wins for BDS can be wins for American Jews

Wed, 2020-08-05 16:02
Tlaib and Bush’s primary victories herald a sea change in the Democratic Party’s relationship with the BDS movement.

Window at New Mexico Holocaust Museum smashed

Wed, 2020-08-05 15:13
The attack took place during the funeral for the iconic civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis.