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Mayor Pugh pledges to fight bigotry, build tolerance in Baltimore – ABC2 News

| August 25, 2017

BALTIMORE – Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is one of 200 mayors nationwide to pledge to fight bigotry and build tolerance. The U.S

Women rabbinical students asked to lift skirts, shirts at Western Wall – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 24, 2017

Women blowing shofars at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Aug.

Modern meets traditional at Steingold’s, new Jewish deli in North Center – Chicago Tribune

| August 24, 2017

Chicago has one of the largest Jewish populations in the United States, and while there are select delis that have thrived here, the deli is not nearly as prevalent as it is in New York City, where bagels and pastrami on rye are as symbolic of the city as the Statue of Liberty. With their new BYOB restaurant, Steingolds (1840 W.

Seeing Through the Darkness: Inside Charlottesville’s Synagogue One Week Later – HuffPost

| August 21, 2017


Judaism: Sephardim – Jewish Virtual Library

| August 20, 2017

The descendants of Jews who left Spain or Portugal after the 1492 expulsion are referred to as Sephardim. The word Sephardim comes from the Hebrew word for Spain, Sepharad, that is stated in the Bible. It is believed that Jews have lived in Spain since the era of King Solomon (c.965-930 B.C.E.).

Anti-Defamation League, others to host peace vigil Sunday in North Las Vegas – Las Vegas Sun

| August 20, 2017

By Ricardo Torres-Cortez (contact) Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 | 2 a.m

Why Do Nazis Hate Jews? – Yahoo News

| August 18, 2017

Newsweekpublished this story under the headline of Again, Anti-Semitism on February 16, 1981. In light of the recent neo-Nazi, white power and alt-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Newsweekis republishing the story. Charles Benjamin, a leader of the Jewish community in his quiet, suburban New Jersey town, came home to find bright red swastikas painted on his back door

New Jewish group in Labour Party backs right to BDS – The Electronic Intifada (blog)

| August 18, 2017

Asa Winstanley Activism and BDS Beat 17 August 2017 Jewish members of the Labour Party have founded a new group. Jewish Voice for Labour will launch at the UK main opposition partys conference in Brighton next month. The new initiative presents a challenge to an existing Israel lobby group that positions itself as the representative of Jewish members of Labour

The Zionist-white supremacist alliance in Trump’s White House – The Electronic Intifada (blog)

| August 16, 2017

Ali Abunimah Lobby Watch 15 August 2017 Pro-Israel billionaire Sheldon Adelson, center, and his wife Miriam speak with Trump advisor Steve Bannon at the presidents inauguration on 20 January 2017. A much-discussed article in The New York Times about pressure on President Donald Trump to fire his advisor Steve Bannon contains this intriguing sentence: Mr.

Alleged driver of car that plowed into Charlottesville crowd was a Nazi sympathizer, former teacher says – Washington Post

| August 13, 2017

(Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post) CHARLOTTESVILLE A man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of protesters here killing one person and leaving 19injured long sympathized with Nazi views and had stood with a group of white supremacists hours before Saturdays bloody crash. The alleged driver, James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Ohio, had espoused extremist ideals at least since high school, according to Derek Weimer, a history teacher

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