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Missouri Rep. Cori Bush under federal criminal investigation

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Missouri’s Rep. Cori Bush, who represents the St. Louis area, is under a federal criminal investigation. The U.S. Department of Justice served the House sergeant at arms, William McFarland, with a grand ...

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World marks Holocaust Remembrance day

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day was observed on Saturday against the backdrop of rising antisemitism in the United States and around the world. “As we are witnessing an alarming rise of antisemitism around ...

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Harvard antisemitism head once labeled Israel an “apartheid” state

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Harvard University’s efforts to address antisemitism on campus are not off to a promising start. The co-chair of the new antisemitism taskforce, Derek Penslar, director of Harvard’s Center for Jewish Studies, has ...

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Freud and C.S. Lewis square off in new film

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Harvard psychiatrist Armand Nicholi taught a popular course on “The Question of God,” examining Sigmund Freud’s atheism and C.S. Lewis‘ faith. Now a related Sony theatrical film imagines that the two met ...

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Jewish students’ suit against Berkeley proceeds

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“Unchecked” antisemitism is the subject of a lawsuit against Berkeley University. Jewish students at the ultra-progressive California school continue to be harassed even as similar treatment resulted in the departure of Harvard’s ...

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Young Americans more likely to deny Holocaust, criticize Israel, survey finds

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The October 7 Hamas attack on Israel has exposed the extent of antisemitism in the United States, especially among young people. One in five Americans believe the Holocaust of the Jewish people is ...

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Senate bill strips funding from colleges that allow antisemitism

Federal funding would be rescinded for colleges that do not condemn antisemitism on campus under a bill pending in the U.S. Senate. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is demanding an immediate vote on ...

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Founding Fathers: Jewish people key to American success

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Respecting Jewish people and standing against antisemitism has a long history in the United States. “The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation,” John Adams said. “If I ...

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Jewish, Christian leaders call on Congress to support Israel, fight antisemitism

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Fifteen leaders of religious organizations and institutions signed a letter sent to Democratic and Republican congressional leaders earlier this week, urging legislators support Israel and the Jewish people. “We represent many faith traditions and ...

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News Briefs for Tuesday, Nov. 21

Here is the latest news for Tuesday, condensed for easy reading. Argentina’s new president to visit Israel before inauguration Aregentina’s new libertarian president Javier Milei says he will visit Israel and the ...

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Campus rabbis respond to rise of antisemitism at nation’s colleges

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College rabbis are sounding the alarm about the spike in antisemitism on the nation’s campuses. Several who were in New York City for Brooklyn’s annual Chabad event spoke to the “New York ...

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Massive DC rally for Israel unites Republicans, Democrats

Leaders across the political spectrum joined in support of Israel during a Tuesday rally in Washington, D.C. Marc Thiessen, a former chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush, and Philippe Reines, a ...

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Kansas City holds pro-Israel rally as 300,000 gather in Washington DC

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At least 300,000 people rallied in the nation’s capitol Tuesday in support of Israel as other rallies took place across the country from Kansas City to Miami. The day of support for ...

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Democrats join Republicans to censure Rashida Tlaib over antisemitic comments

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday night to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., for “promoting false narratives” surrounding Hamas’s October 7 attack on Israel and “calling for the destruction of ...

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Cori Bush’s anti-Israel remarks lead to challenger in 2024 congressional primary

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Democratic Rep. Cori Bush of St. Louis, who has joined the Squad in support of Hamas, now has a challenger for reelection in 2024. St. Louis county prosecutor Wesley Bell announced Monday that he ...

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Why is it so hard for elite universities to condemn Hamas terrorism?

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America’s leading universities have an antisemitism problem—and it starts at the top. This past week, university presidents and deans across the country wrote to their students and faculties to express concern in ...

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Missouri’s Cori Bush among Squad members criticized for anti-Israel remarks

Not every member of Missouri’s congressional delegation is standing with Israel. Democratic Rep. Cori Bush of St. Louis is among several members of The Squad who have drawn condemnation from colleagues after ...

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U.S. antisemitic incidents rose more than one-third last year, ADL audit finds

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The number of recorded antisemitic incidents in the United States increased by 36 percent last, reaching the highest level since tracking began in 1979. It also follows an uptick in attacks on ...

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Whoopi Goldberg doubles down with comments on Jews and the Holocaust

Whoopi Goldberg is being criticized for what many call ignorant comments about Jews and the Holocaust. “Remember who they were killing first. They were not killing racial; they were killing physical,” the ...

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Barnes & Noble removes book at center of Kyrie Irving’s antisemitic tweets

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Comedian Dave Chappelle on Saturday Night Live defended NBA star Kyrie Irving who had tweeted support of a vile antisemitic book that resulted in his suspension from the NBA. Now, the book ...

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Four men storm Jewish school bus, terrorize Chicago children

Jewish Children in Chicago are recovering emotionally after four men impersonating Nazis stormed their school bus last week. The bus was packed with Jewish kids and has shocked both parents and Jewish ...

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Ben Shapiro calls out Kanye West over series of antisemitic remarks

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, an Orthodox Jew, is criticizing singer Kanye West over his recent antisemitic remarks. “It’s just pure, unbridled anti-Semitism,” Shapiro said. “There’s just no other way to put it, ...

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Kanye West loses Adidas over his antisemitic remarks

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Adidas has ended its relationship with Kanye West over his recent offensive and antisemitic remarks. The German sportwear company said that, while the move would hit its bottom line, it was the ...

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Fellow Democrats blast Squad member for her latest anti-Semitic remarks

People from across the political spectrum again are criticizing squad founder Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., for her latest bigoted remarks. She previously had even tweeted about eliminating Israel completely. Speaking at an ...

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Holocaust photos – found in attics and archives – reveal tragedy on personal level

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Newly found photos of the Holocaust are helping researchers put stories to the victims. The summer of 2022 marked the 80th anniversary of the first Nazi deportation of Jewish families from Germany to Auschwitz. ...

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