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How hate and misinformation go viral: A case study of a Trump retweet – Brookings Institution

| September 8, 2020

On Sunday night, President Donald Trump retweeted a video of a violent incident on a New York City subway platform. The video shows a Black man pushing a white woman into a train car and is captioned Black Lives Matter / Antifa. The problem

Censoring hate speech can backfire just like it did in Germany – The Jewish News of Northern California

| September 8, 2020

Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms face increasing pressure to crack down against antisemitism and other forms of hate speech. This summer, the Anti-Defamation League and NAACP led a one-month corporate boycottagainst advertising on Facebook, and a group of British Jewsleda24-hour boycottof Twitter

‘Its not going to stop us’ | Churches in Webster Groves vandalized by hate speech – KSDK.com

| September 8, 2020

"Were clear that folks were trying to intimidate us," Pastor Denoon says. WEBSTER GROVES, Mo.

Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled to speak at SF State – The Jewish News of Northern California

| September 8, 2020

A San Francisco State University invitation to Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled to speak at a virtual event this month is roiling Bay Area Jewish organizations. Khaled, 76, was a key player in two hijackings as a member of the Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine, in 1969 on a Tel Aviv-bound flight and in 1970 on an El Al flight to New York. The PFLP has been designated a terrorist organization by the State Department

Letter to the Editor: It’s all About Experience for the Job – by Community Contributor – The Ark Valley Voice

| September 8, 2020

Dear Editor, Alison Brown recently responded to my letter about Hannah Hannahs lack of qualifications for the job of County Commissioner. I pointed out that Ms

This week in Jewish political news: Bay State update, Jews and the Black Lives Matter movement, and more – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| September 8, 2020

(JTA) Heres a rundown of what weve covered while we miss our man in Washington. Hell be back next week! Bay State update There were lots of Jewish candidates in the running in primaries this week in Massachusetts, including Alex Morse, the progressive Democrat who was trying to unseat a longtime senator and become the first Jewish member of The Squad. He lost, as did an epidemiologist running for Congress

Donald Trump is the most serious threat to American Jewish security in the past half century – Forward

| September 8, 2020

Forty-five years in the Jewish civil rights field did not prepare me for the Jewish communitys response to Donald Trump. From Gerald Ford (the president when I began my 27-year career with the Anti-Defamation League in 1975) to Barack Obama, there was a unifying reality that bound liberal and conservative Jews together when assessing the political scene. All of the following were summarily rejected: bigotry, apologists for bigotry, purveyors of conspiracy notions and anyone who posed a threat (real or rhetorical) to Jews and other minority groups.

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on front campus’ rock; students and university react – Kent Wired

| September 8, 2020

When the words White Lives Matter were painted on Kent States front-campus rock Aug.

Violence on American streets: What is the ‘militia movement’ and why are deadly incidents on the rise – Haaretz

| September 8, 2020

Last week, a researcher who focuses on extremism said he was concerned that the fatal shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, could start a trend of similar deadly incidents at protests. Then, three days later, something like it happened in Portland, Oregon: One man was killed following a night of clashes between supporters of President Donald Trump and counterprotesters.

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on Kent State U. rock: a ‘direct threat’ to black students – The College Fix

| September 8, 2020

During the last week of August, someone had the audacity to paint the slogan White Lives Matter on Kent State Universitys front-campus rock leading to some in the campus community to label it a direct threat to black students. According to Kentwired.com, the slogan covered over Black Lives Matter slogans which had been scrawled there days before.


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