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U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents Spike 86 Percent So Far in …

| September 26, 2017

In 2016, there was a 34 percent year-over-year increase in incidents assaults, vandalism, and harassment with a total of 1,266 acts targeting Jews and Jewish institutions. Nearly 30 percent of these incidents (369) occurred in November and December

Heath: Reflections on an American tragedy – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

| August 23, 2017

Imagine for a moment if after the Nazi holocaust, Germany passed segregation legislation, circumscribing where Jewish survivors could live, work, eat and play.

Trump Official Once Praised a Defender of Holocaust Deniers – Mother Jones

| August 21, 2017

Now shes in charge of family planning policy.

Boston preps for rally touting free speech in wake of Charlottesville – CNN International

| August 20, 2017

Organizers for the Boston event have invited “libertarians, conservatives, traditionalists, classical liberals, (Donald) Trump supporters or anyone else who enjoys their right to free speech,” according to a group calling itself the Boston Free Speech Coalition. Boston will have counterprotesters, too — organized by a coalition of mostly left-leaning groups and activists such as the Black Lives Matter movement.

Battling Nazis and white supremacists: A tale of two cities Charlottesville and La Crescenta – Jewish Journal

| August 17, 2017

La Crescenta, California is a long way from Charlottesville, Virginia, but both communities have recently had to deal with controversies involving Nazis, white supremacy, and the removal of a public monument that symbolized bigotry.

This Undercover Spy Operation Helped Foil a Nazi Plot in 1930s LA – L.A. Weekly

| August 16, 2017

German American Bund meeting, 1935 CRC Papers In the spring of 1933, a police report submitted to LAPD captain William “Red” Hynes noted “considerable quantities” of Nazi literature littering the streets of downtown Los Angeles.

The Summer Of Our Public Jewishness – HuffPost

| August 16, 2017

For my new California drivers license photo, I wore my rainbow Star of David necklace. Ive acquired considerable symbolic bling over the yearsmainly because a lifetime of well-meaning folks assuring me I dont look Jewish or look gay frayed my last nerve.

Rise In White Supremacy Groups Demands Action, Says San Diego Jewish Leader – KPBS

| August 16, 2017

Aired 8/16/17 on KPBS Midday Edition Rise In White Supremacy Groups Demands Action, Says San Diego Jewish Leader GUEST: Tammy Gillies, regional director, Anti-Defamation League in San Diego Transcript The white supremacy groups that marched with torches, carrying Nazi and Confederate flags through the streets of Charlottesville was not an isolated incident, but rather a movement gaining momentum, including in San Diego, said Tammy Gillies, director of the local chapter of the Anti-Defamation League. I liken it to somebody taking the lid off of the sewer, Gillies said

Photo from rally turns focus toward NM native – Santa Fe New Mexican

| August 16, 2017

In the search for answers after a white supremacist rally in Virginia devolved into deadly violence Saturday, attention turned to a New Mexican. Dillon Hopper, a native of Roswell, heads the far-right organization Vanguard America that seemed in the chaos of the moment to have some sort of link to the man police say drove a car into a group of anti-racist demonstrators, leaving one woman dead

How these young Jews found spirituality outside the synagogue – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 9, 2017

Shir HaMaalot participants after Friday night services in Brooklyn, July 14, 2017.


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