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PayPal working with Anti-Defamation League on research into funding for extremist groups – USA TODAY

| July 28, 2021

Corrections & clarifications: This story has been corrected to clarify the research will focus on how extremist groups raisefunds. PayPal is collaborating with the Anti-Defamation League on research aimed at exploring how extremist or hate groups are funded.

What is critical race theory? Iowa and Nebraska experts explain – KMTV – 3 News Now

| July 28, 2021

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) In Nebraska and Iowa, there are pushes to oppose teaching critical race theory in schools. Critical race theory was developed in the 1970s and was specific to legal studies and law schools.

Criticizing the Police Shouldn’t Be a Hate Crime – The Atlantic

| July 28, 2021

Earlier this month, a California college student passing through Utah wanted to show contempt for a sheriffs deputy who stopped her friend, so she defiled a pro-police sign.

Can Affirmative Action Survive? – The New Yorker

| July 28, 2021

White establishment liberals of Conants generation almost never considered race when they thought about the American future. In the summer of 1948, Henry Chauncey, an assistant dean under Conant who became the first president of the Educational Testing Service, was stunned to read an article co-written by one of the most prominent Black academics in the country, the anthropologist Allison Davis, who argued that intelligence tests were a frauda way of wrapping the privileged children of the middle and upper classes in a mantle of scientifically demonstrated superiority.

Richard Wagner and the Jews – DW (English)

| July 28, 2021

Every year in summer, over 60,000 Wagner fans from within and outside Germany visit the Bayreuth Music Festival. Anybody who wanders in the park on the festival premises is bound to stumble upon the Nazi history of the place. On one side stands the big bronze Wagner bust by Nazi sculptor Arno Breker, on the other, commemorative plaques for all artistswho were persecuted during the Third Reich

Asking Who is a Jew is Asking Who We Are (So Come, Tell Us!) – Jewish Journal

| July 28, 2021

Who is a Jew? Since the Jewish people did not start their long journey just yesterday, this is seemingly a question that should have been answered a long time ago.

Jewish Olympians on the Podium | JewishBoston – jewishboston.com

| July 28, 2021

At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, Hungarian Jewish gymnast Agnes Keleti faced challenges on and off the mat. In the competition, she turned in a dominating performance to close her Olympic career with 10 medals over two Summer Games. Yet that year, the Soviet Union invaded her homeland, and by 1957 she had found a new home in Israel.

Why San Francisco is home to the worlds oldest Jewish film festival – Forward

| July 28, 2021

Just a few years ago, at a gathering of filmmakers during the annual Berlin Film Festival, I was asked by a perplexed newcomer to the festival scene why the oldest and largest Jewish film festival in the world took place in, of all places, San Francisco. As a native-born San Francisco Jew and a former executive director of the now 41-year-old San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) which this year streams nationally through August 1 at http://www.sfjff.org I was tempted to reply, in very Jewish fashion, And why shouldnt it be in San Francisco? But I had to admit: its a very good question.

The Boston stabbing of a rabbi was inevitable – Connecticut Jewish Ledger

| July 28, 2021

By Charles Jacobsand Avi Goldwasser (JNS) The July 1stabbing attack on Rabbi Shlomo Noginski in front of a Jewish day school inBoston was not a total surprise for those who have studied Jewish history andhave seen the recent consequences of the demonization of Jews in Europe. A growing andpowerful leftist/Islamist (Red/Green) alliance in Europe has led to numerous attacks onJews there. This alliance is fueled by a lethal brew of progressive ideologywhich dehumanizes the West and Israel, and a large influx of Muslims from antisemiticcultures

Israel – History | Britannica

| July 28, 2021

This discussion focuses primarily on the modern state of Israel. For treatment of earlier history and of the country in its regional context, see Palestine, history of. The nation of Israel is the worlds first Jewish state in two millennia.


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