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Touro Synagogue History

| September 22, 2017

Origins First Jews in Newport. The small but growing colony of Newport, Rhode Island received its first Jewish residents in the 17th century, possibly as early as 1658. The earliest known Jewish settlers arrived from Barbados, where a Jewish community had existed since the 1620s



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Trump economic aide Gary Cohn chides him on Charlottesville – BBC News

| August 25, 2017

BBC News Trump economic aide Gary Cohn chides him on Charlottesville BBC News US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has criticised the White House's response to a far-right rally this month in Virginia. National Economic Council director Gary Cohn told the ..



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Trump economic aide Gary Cohn chides him on Charlottesville - BBC News

How Do Other Nations Memorialize Their Past Atrocities? – HuffPost

| August 24, 2017

The United States is once again grappling with what to do about public symbols of the Confederacy as they become rallying points for white supremacists. The debate intensified this month after a woman was killed and dozens were injured in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white supremacist demonstration against the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen.Robert E.



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Valley Jewish organizations respond to recent violence on eve of Trump visit – Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

| August 24, 2017

In response to the recent violence, racism and anti-Semitism on display at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Anti-Defamation League of Arizona hosted a meeting of Jewish communal leaders to discuss the current environment in the state.



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Valley Jewish organizations respond to recent violence on eve of Trump visit - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

Jews argue whether Zionism is racism in the Forward! – Mondoweiss

| August 23, 2017

This is good news.



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Jews argue whether Zionism is racism in the Forward! - Mondoweiss

Zionism, terrorism pose major threats to Islamic World – Mehr News Agency – English Version

| August 23, 2017

Irans Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari made the remarks at a meeting with Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian, the Grand Mufti of Lebanon, on the third day of his visit to Beirut. He underlined that clerics shouldered a weighty responsibility in confronting Zionism and terrorism as two major hazards to the Islamic world



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Zionism, terrorism pose major threats to Islamic World - Mehr News Agency - English Version

Trump official once called defender of Holocaust deniers a ‘national treasure’ – The Times of Israel

| August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON The person US President Donald Trump chose to lead federal family-planning programs once referred to a defender of Holocaust deniers as a national treasure. Teresa Manning, Trumps pick for deputy assistant secretary for population affairs in the Department of Health and Human Services is known for her history as a fierce anti-abortion activist and former lobbyist with the National Right to Life Committee



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Trump official once called defender of Holocaust deniers a 'national treasure' - The Times of Israel

For Jews Of Color, Charlottesville Is Personal – Jewish Week

| August 23, 2017

When Elle Wisnicki, the 22-year-old daughter of a black mother and Ashkenazi Jewish father, scrolled through pictures of men holding tiki torches and waving Nazi flags in Charlottesville, Va., last week, she felt as though her grandparents were by her side. The granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor on her fathers side and only three generations away from American slavery on her mothers, last weeks convergence of several hundred far-right extremists some wearing white hoods and carrying Confederate flags, others in polo shirts with swastika-emblazoned armbands caused her to feel the weight of both my identities. Everything I represent was under attack, said the recent college graduate, now working for a health-care consulting firm



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Hillel International selects UCF student – Heritage Florida Jewish News

| August 23, 2017

Alexa Goldstein UCF student Alexa Goldstein (Class of 2019) was chosen to be one of only 17 members of the second cohort of the Hillel International Student Cabinet. “We are so proud of Lexi for being selected for this honor,” stated Aaron Weil, executive director and CEO of Central Florida Hillel. “Hillel International only selects 17 students from around the world and this is the first time a student from UCF has been selected for this honor.



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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.



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