“We repudiate with all our strength the persecution and genocide that in its time unleashed Nazism against the Hebrew people. But I cannot remember anything more similar in our contemporary history than the eviction, persecution and genocide that today imperialism and Zionism do against the Palestinian people.”6
A son of retired NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire has been barred from playing youth basketball in Israel because he is not an Israeli citizen.
Saban, Hillary Clinton’s top donor, warned that electing Ellison to head the DNC would be a “disaster” for the Democratic Party’s relations with Jewish Americans29
(JTA) — After a Jewish donor threatened to pull his art collection from UCLA over a BDS controversy involving a former student, one of the school’s buildings has added an artwork based on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. David Pollock’s threat to pull over 20 pieces of his art collection from the business school…30
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — President-elect Donald Trump named Stephen Schwarzman, a leading money manager and a contributor to Jewish and Catholic causes, as chairman of a group of leading businessmen who will advise him on economic policy. Schwarzman, a billionaire who founded the Blackstone Group, an equity management firm, will lead a 16-person “strategic and policy…7
WASHINGTON (JTA) — President-elect Donald Trump condemned bigotry while speaking at a victory rally. “We condemn bigotry and prejudice in all its forms,” Trump said Thursday in Cincinnati in a rare address since defeating Hillary Clinton several weeks ago. “We denounce all of the hatred and we forcefully reject the language of exclusion and separation….59
Mount hopes that people take heed from his study. “Look, this stuff is already going on in other places,” he told The Times. “If there’s one task that we have as journalists, as academics, as thinkers, it’s to drive the stakes of this home for people.”6
Zucker responded to the complaints with his own invective, asserting that his network treated all the candidates equally and said that Trump got more coverage because he granted greater access to the press than other candidates did.5
Republican Jewish group ignores Mattis’ comments warning that Israel’s settlement expansion could turn it into an apartheid state37
A candidate for president of the U.K.’s largest Jewish student organization is the target of social media harassment for his pro-Palestinian activism, the London Jewish Chronicle reported.16
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