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"Anti-Semitic Propensities" by Race, According to the Anti-Defamation League – Reason

| December 12, 2019

The news about one of the suspects in the Jersey City shooting at a kosher supermarket apparently having been a "Black Hebrew Israelite" who apparently"wrote anti-Semitic and anti-police posts," might surprise some who associate anti-Semitism with white nationalists and with extremist Islam or certain forms of Arab nationalism.

Federal contractor pleads guilty after lying about ties to white supremacist group | TheHill – The Hill

| December 12, 2019

A New Jersey employee for a federal contractor pleaded guilty after purposefully omitting his ties to a white supremacist organization on applications for security clearance and then lying to the FBI. Fred Arena, 41, pleaded guilty to charges of making false statements to government agents, U.S

Swalwell rips Trump for ‘hate-baiting propaganda’ in Forward op-ed – The Jewish News of Northern California

| December 12, 2019

Rep. Eric Swalwell, who represents Pleasanton in the East Bays Alameda County, wrote an op-ed in the Forward this week highlighting Californias recent rise in anti-Semitic incidents and condemning President Trump and some of his associates who he believes have tacitly or explicitly empowered extremism in ways not seen in generations. Hate is on the rise in America, oozing like poison into our national business and even into our governments official business, wrote the 39-year-old member of Congress, who vaulted onto the national political stage recently with a spirited presidential bid that ended in July, and who began his political career nine years ago with a seat on the Dublin City Council.

Trump to define Judaism as a race or nationality in executive order for college campuses – The Week

| December 12, 2019

In a passionate plea to his Republican colleagues, Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) implored them to "wake up" and remember that they "didn't swear an oath to Donald Trump. You swore an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." Cicilline made his remarks on Wednesday night as the House Judiciary Committee debated the articles of impeachment against President Trump

The trolls are teaming upand tech platforms aren’t doing enough to stop them – Fast Company

| December 11, 2019

What do trans women gamers, Jewish journalists, academics of color, and feminist writers have in common? All of them could find themselves targets of coordinated harassment campaigns simply because they have a presence online. Take the story of Trista (all names have been changed to protect privacy), a trans woman gamer.

Ferndale police investigate fliers tied to hate group – KING5.com

| December 11, 2019

FERNDALE, Wash. The city of Ferndale says fliers and stickers that were placed around the city are being investigated as being tied to a group known as "Patriot Front." The Anti-Defamation League considers Patriot Front a white supremacist group.

Local Opinion: Let 2020 be the year of respect, kindness and anti-racism – Arizona Daily Star

| December 11, 2019

The following column is the opinion and analysis of the writer. 2020 is fast approaching and with it comes the thrill of a New Year starting and for some, this brings concerns for what may be: an increase in hate incidents and/or crimes and increase in hate speech both online and on the streets. Since the start of 2019, Anti-Defamation League Arizona has called out anti-Semitic and hateful incidents, from Flagstaff to Tucson, 33 times, by standing up for Jewish, African American, LGBTQ, Latino and Muslim communities.

Bail revoked in ongoing case of East Bay Nazi sympathizer Ross Farca – The Jewish News of Northern California

| December 11, 2019

A judge in Contra Costa County on Monday revoked bail for Ross Farca, the Concord man accused of threatening to kill Jews, less than two weeks after a federal magistrate judge did the same, ruling that Farca poses a danger to the community and ordering that the 24-year-old be held in federal custody without bail until further notice. Police in Concord arrested Farca on June 10 after the FBI informed them of threats against Jews posted on a gaming website

Many American Jews are worried Trumps decision to define Judaism as a nationality and not just a religion will do far more harm than good – Business…

| December 11, 2019

captionThe White House is seen during the annual national Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony on the White House Ellipse December 01, 2010 in Washington, DC.sourceMANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order which will classify Judaism as a race or nationality instead of just a religion, The New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing three administration officials.

Katie Hill Wanted Out of Her Marriage. It Ruined Her Life. – The Daily Beast

| December 11, 2019

One day, Katie Hill was a media-savvy 31-year-old congresswoman from a swing district in California who'd arrived in Washington and immediately found herself in the House leadership. A few months later, she was a piata for the conservative mediaher life in tatters, her office resigned, her challengers delighted. Like so many of the women villainized by the right, Hills story is complicatedand hers more so because it has elements of #MeToo in the form of a relationship with a staffer.


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