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The Choice to Make Choices – Algemeiner

| August 25, 2017

A Torah scroll.

Another perspective on the Wall – The Jewish Standard

| August 24, 2017

FIRST PERSON Six months ago, a few days before I left New Jersey for a sabbatical in Israel, I said goodbye to a beloved teacher and friend of mine, who is Orthodox. Having lived in Israel for an extended period, he had many helpful suggestions and one plea. Whatever you do, just promise me that you wont go to the Kotel on Rosh Chodesh with Women of the Wall

Zionism – Scripture Catholic

| August 17, 2017

Zionism is a movement that seeks a spiritual and national restoration of Israel, the land of the Jewish people. Specifically, Zionists believe that the Jews have a divine right to the real estate it formerly possessed during the reign of King Solomon, based on the promises that God made to Abraham in the book of Genesis: On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates, the land of the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites and the Jebusites. (Gen.

Censor white supremacy – The Week Magazine

| August 16, 2017

Sign Up for Our free email newsletters One of the most welcome political developments of my lifetime is the growing suspicion with which attempts to cloak even the most detestable utterances under the mantle of “free speech” is regarded. From the misogynistic obscurantism of #GamerGate (years later I still can’t find anyone who can tell me what the “-gate” was) and the painfully unfunny parody of stand-up comedy performed on college campuses by the expatriate employer of ghostwriters known as Milo Yiannopoulos to the latter-day phrenology of the so-called alt-right and the unabashed Holocaust denial of Stormfront, there are expressions that most of us consider on their face unacceptable and undeserving of a platform. The difference is that now increasingly it looks as if people have concluded that it is our duty to make sure they are denied one

ADL chief says Charlottesville car-ramming resembles terror attacks against Israel – The Times of Israel

| August 16, 2017

WASHINGTON The head of the Anti-Defamation League said Tuesday the fatal car-ramming that claimed a young womans life in Charlottesville, Virginia resembled the kind of terror attacks Israel has long experienced. Appearing on MSNBC, Jonathan Greenblatt was asked to explain the recruiting techniques that white nationalist groups use to attract more people to its cause. Extremism is a problem in any form, he said

Antisemitic graffiti painted on Colorado Springs synagogue … – The Jerusalem Post

| August 7, 2017

Nazi Swastika.

Synagogue bombers get 35 years – The Jewish Standard

| August 3, 2017

Thirty five years in prison.

LAWSON: Anti-Semitism is still alive even on the left – University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

| July 30, 2017

OPINION Despite their claims of an inclusive space, anti-Semitism still infects the left by Charlotte Lawson | Jul 31 2017 | In late June, thousands from across the Midwest congregated in Chicago to demonstrate their support for legal rights, recognition and cultural heritage of LGBT communities in the citys annual Pride Parade. The event, which typically emphasizes inclusion regardless of ethnic or religious background, left Laurel Grauer feeling discriminated against after being removed from the parade for carrying a rainbow flag adorning the Jewish Star of David.

Can 23andMe Tell Us If Jews Are A Race And Is That A Good Thing? – Forward

| July 30, 2017

Phil Mazo, a comedian based in Jersey City, NJ, was reading through the to-do list on his phone when he decided it might be time to check off one item that had been on the list for some time: Buy a take-home genome testing kit from the company 23andMe. After finding a deal on a kit on Ebay a man had bought tests for his whole family, but was left with an extra kit after his brother got divorced Mazo hit purchase. Mazos parents emigrated from Soviet Russia

Where Zionism and the ‘alt-right’ meet – Mondoweiss

| July 28, 2017

Participants hold signs at Turning Point USA’s 2016 activist winter retreat in West Palm Beach, FL. Turning Point launched a blacklist of professors called Professor Watchlist.

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