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Joe Biden will make a great president; here’s why – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| November 3, 2020

I have known Joe Biden for a very long time watched him from afar and worked with him up close and I can tell you with certainty he will make a great president.If you and all your friends will just get out and vote, that is.It is no longer a question for whom American Jews will vote next week the most reliable polls put Bidens share between 70 and 75 percent of our community but rather if even more and of even more import, turnout.Its easy to see why.Vice President Biden has for decades stood with Israel, combated antisemitism, and fought for the same sense of social justice I learned in shul and at home. As president, he will continue to safeguard the Jewish state, the Jewish people, Jewish values, and guarantee the unbreakable support of the United States.And you know what

Parashat Lech-Lecha – With ‘wonder and amazement,’ we see hope within chaos – St. Louis Jewish Light

| November 3, 2020

The Eternal One said to Abram: Go forth from your native landto the place that I will show you. (Genesis 12:1) This Shabbat, we will once again read the well-known Parashat Hashavua of Lech-Lechah, which includes the Divines call to our ancestor Abram (later to become known Avraham) to leave his ancestral home and begin his lifes journey and sacred work

Tip lines allow voters to report intimidation, extremism at the polls – Chicago Sun-Times

| November 3, 2020

With tensions rising ahead of Tuesdays election, civil rights groups have set up resources for voters to report intimidation at the polls and potential extremist activities.

Hate Speech on the Rise – PBS39.org

| November 3, 2020

WEISSPORT, Pa. (WLVT) - Karla Nappi brought her son to the Weissport playground and found swastikas and KKK symbols carved and spray-painted into the equipment. You dont want your kids to see these symbols and get used to seeing them and think its normal because its not, and thats why I think they need to be removed right away.

100-year-old Jewish cemetery in Michigan vandalized with red paint – New York Post

| November 3, 2020

A 100-year-old Jewish cemetery in Michigan was vandalized over the weekend. Red graffiti including the words TRUMP and MAGA were discovered on gravestones at the cemetery in Grand Rapids on Monday, according to photos released by the Anti-Defamation League of Michigan. We are appalled by the reported desecration of gravestones at the Ahavas Israel Cemetery in Grand Rapids, MI, the civil rights organization wrote on Twitter

Who are the ‘Proud Boys’? Photos of Austin protesters circulating online – KIIITV.com

| November 3, 2020

Here's a breakdown of what the extremist group "Proud Boys" is and a history of the hand gesture seen in the photos. AUSTIN, Texas Photos are circulating on social media of Austin Police Department officers posing in photos with protesters who are gesturing the "white power" hand symbol. A KVUE photographer also saw protesters with shirts that read, "Proud Boys." The protesters were demonstrating against Austin Mayor Steve Adler and his policies on Sunday, Nov.

In Texas, Jewish Republicans step in against lawsuit seeking to reject 127,000 drive-through votes – Haaretz.com

| November 3, 2020

Two prominent Jewish Republicans in Texas have petitioned a federal court not to consider a lawsuit brought by conservative activists that would throw out more than 127,000 votes cast in Houston.

Uncomfortable Conversations: Fighting racism against Asian Americans in wake of COVID – AdAge.com

| November 3, 2020

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Suspect In Ithaca String Of Hate Crimes Arrested – WSKG.org

| November 3, 2020

TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY (WSKG) Ithaca police have arrested an unidentified person in connection with a series of anti-Semitic and white supremacist incidents around the city that occurred between Oct. 20 and Oct.

The risk of violence and protests on Election Day – Vox.com

| November 3, 2020

Theres just no sugarcoating it: The risk of violence in America on or after Election Day is the highest its been in recent memory. The nation is extremely polarized, with both sides viewing the other as a threat to the country


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