An investigation by the Forward into the activities of Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president, from 2002 to 2007, while he was active in Hungarian politics and journalism, found that he had close ties then to Hungarian far-right circles, and has in the past worked with openly racist and anti-Semitic groups and public figures.
At least 150 Jewish activists attended the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC this week, a sign of a growing contingent of Jewish hawks who are not put off by Steve Bannon and who say President Trump is a champion of their beliefs.
Jewish organizations are railing against the Trump administration’s removal of Obama-era protections for transgender youth.
Alan Bilinsky had just arrived back in his hometown of St. Louis on Monday when the cemetery where most of his family is buried was desecrated. He was devastated when he heard that some 170 headstones had been toppled and damaged. But there has been a silver lining to the carnage: it has led Muslims and Christians to stand up for St. Louis’ Jews.
Alan Colmes, a host and commentator who had been a mainstay of Fox News since its inception, died Thursday after a brief illness. He was 66.
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