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There are no nuances to be discerned regarding the Holocaust; Holocaust-Denier’s Discrimination Claim Dismissed – Lexology

| May 5, 2020

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rejected a teachers claims of race, ethnicity and religion discrimination under federal and state law, finding that his termination was legitimately based on his teaching anti-Semitic views to his students.

They Survived the Holocaust. Now Theyre Confronting the Virus. – The New York Times

| May 5, 2020

One got out of Nazi Germany on a Kindertransport train to Sweden, never again seeing his parents, who were exterminated in the death camps. One survived two notorious concentration camps, Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, and was discovered by British troops on a pile of bodies, half-dead with typhus

Why you should never judge a person by the books on their shelves – Evening Standard

| May 5, 2020

A squall over the contents of the Gove familys bookshelves sent me reeling back to two formative experiences about free speech and its near cousin, freedom of reading. They hail from contrasting ends of the ideological spectrum. The first was studying in the old East Germany, where taking a work by Orwell or Nietzsche out of the university library became a complicated ritual of applications to the Poison Cupboard, where writers deemed too dangerous forgeneral consumption were kept.

There has to be something else to write about other… – Daily Maverick

| May 5, 2020

After reading news from around the world, as I try to do before breakfast every day, and before I hunkered down, late on Monday, to resume working on a book-length manuscript, I searched the hollows of my mind (which is pretty empty to begin with) for something to write about that has nothing to do with the dreaded pandemic. There had to be something.

Neo-Nazis asking for another rally day in Williamsport this July – NorthcentralPa.com

| May 5, 2020

The neo-Nazi group, National Socialist Movement, that had scheduled a rally in Williamsport for April before it was canceled has requested another date to gather in Brandon Park. "We are planning to be in Ulysses on July 17 and Williamsport on July 18," Burt Colucci, NSM "commander," confirmed on Friday. "Mayor Slaughter has not given us an approval or denial on the permit application as of yet for Williamsport.

Local Teen Brothers See Need in Homeless Community And Take Action – Noozhawk

| May 5, 2020

May 1, 2020 | 1:07 p.m. The 805 Homeless Helpers was founded by Santa Barbara teens, Asher and Miles Sedlin, when their mother saw that many of the organizations that normally look after the homeless had to shut down due to COVID -19

Pittsburgh appeals order striking down gun restrictions approved after synagogue shooting | TheHill – The Hill

| May 5, 2020

Pittsburgh city attorneys have filed a motion to appeal a judge's order striking down three gun control ordinances passed following a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in 2018. The Associated Press reported Monday that court documents, filed last week, argue that state law does not expresslysay that cities do not have the authority to pass their own gun control ordinances.

When we’re done mourning the loss of social spaces, let’s redesign them – The Jewish News of Northern California

| May 5, 2020

Remember when we used to go to shul, Mommy?

Synagogue jumps to revise slogan slammed as sexist for linking women and whining – Forward

| May 5, 2020

handout The recurring talk show sparked accusations of sexism.

Palestinians’ Century Of Suffering Thanks To San Remo Resolution OpEd – Eurasia Review

| May 5, 2020

One hundred years ago last month, the leaders of a handful of powerful countries convened at San Remo, a sleepy town on the Italian Riviera.


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