Nicholas J. Fuentes: Five Things to Know | Anti-Defamation League

| May 16, 2022

Nicholas Fuentes hosting his weekly livestream "America First with Nicholas Fuentes" 1. Nicholas Fuentes is a white supremacist leader and organizer and podcaster who seeks to forge a white nationalist alternative to the mainstream GOP. Nicholas Fuentes first gained widespread notoriety in 2017 when he left Boston University after he reported receiving threats tied to his attendance at the white supremacist Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Is Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism? – The New Yorker

| May 16, 2022

Since 2015, Jonathan Greenblatt has served as the director of the Anti-Defamation League, an organization devoted to chronicling and fighting anti-Semitism in American society.

The Buffalo supermarket massacre is the latest mass shooting authorities say was motivated by hate – WMTW Portland

| May 16, 2022

Saturday's massacre in Buffalo, New York, is the latest mass shooting in which authorities say the suspect was motivated by hate.The suspected shooter, an 18-year-old white man, shot and killed 10 people and injured three others at a supermarket in a predominantly Black area, authorities said. Eleven of the victims are Black."We'll be aggressive in our pursuit of anyone who subscribes to the ideals professed by other white supremacists and how there's a feeding frenzy on social media platforms where hate festers more hate," New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday.Investigators in the case have found evidence indicating "racial animosity," Erie County District Attorney John J

The Scandalous History of the Aleppo Codex – aish.com – Aish

| May 16, 2022

How the oldest, most complete and most accurate text of the Hebrew Bible founds its way back to Jerusalem. I am not sure what Socrates would have made of the internet and social media, but in one of the dialogues recorded by Plato, Socrates criticizes the art of writing as something that would destroy memory. This invention of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember by themselves.1 To some extent Jewish tradition agrees and this is one reason that for over 1,500 years most of Judaism was transmitted in an oral format, known as the Oral Torah.2 Eventually it became clear that due to the circumstances of exile, unless this information was committed to writing it would be lost completely

Loving And Living With Dead Jews – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| May 16, 2022

Title: People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted PresentBy Dara HornW.W. Norton & Company, 272 pages Dara Horns newest work, People Love Dead Jews, explores a wide array of topics, all centered around one theme: Why do people seem to love dead Jews so much? Under the surface of this question, she explores whether this love for dead Jews in China, in America, in literature, in our own mythologies and histories devalues the vibrant life of Judaism in its living, breathing, adherents today.

Buffalo shooting: how white replacement theory keeps inspiring mass murder – The Guardian

| May 16, 2022

On Saturday, 18-year-old Payton Gendron parked his car in front of the entrance to a Tops Supermarket in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo, New York. Exiting the car wearing metal armor and holding an assault rifle, he shot and killed a female employee in front of the store, and a man packing groceries into the trunk of his car

Professor’s Portrait Captures the Resilience of a Holocaust Survivor – University of Denver Newsroom

| May 16, 2022

This article appears in the spring issue of University ofDenver Magazine. Visit themagazine websitefor bonus content and to read this and other articles in their original format. Fourteen years after meeting ceramicist Trudy Strauss, artist and professor Deborah Howards new portrait of the Holocaust survivor is on display in DUs Anderson Academic Commons