But as soon Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz shot to the top of the donor list, with $35 million given to Hillary Clinton and allies, party officials fear he might abandon the scene after November’s presidential election, according to a report in Politico.
Baltimore has a rich Jewish that stretches back to the colonial era. Next month will mark a milestone in that history as the Maryland town elects its first Orthodox Jew, Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer, to the City Council.
One day, Jessye Stein, a computer teacher on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, was trying to persuade a student to return to his Lakota language class when the young man suddenly posed an unexpected question. “He asked me where I come from, where my people come from and what my ancestral language is,” she recalled. Stein, 24, told the student she was Jewish and that her ancestors spoke Yiddish. But that just prompted the next, obvious question: “He asked me if I could speak Yiddish,” she recounted. And when she said no, he accused her of being a hypocrite.15
Donald Trump’s fans seem to have gone one step further in their war on the so-called “rigged media,” branding the country’s reporters with a term the Third Reich once used against dissident writers — lügenpresse, or “lying press.”
In a presidential campaign with an unprecedented number of pointed words and phrases living on as unpleasant hashtags — Loser. Crooked. Deplorables. Nasty woman. Build the wall. Putin’s puppet — Israel barely rates a mention.
Speaking to Florida Jews, Bill Clinton challenged his audience to remember the religious mandate to repair the world, and urged his listeners to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton.9
A high-profile evangelical pastor, Paula White is a skilled appropriator of Jewish practice and symbolism and a Donald Trump supporter.7
Rumored to be a top pick for Treasury Secretary in a new Clinton administration, she is raising concerns among many lefties who see her as too corporate and not committed enough to progressive economic ideas.
It’s mid-Friday afternoon on 41st street, aka Arthur Godfrey Road, the heart of the Orthodox enclave here.
Former baseball player and sportscaster and current aspiring U.S. senator Curt Schilling can’t understand why Jews back Democrats when Democrats, he says, don’t back Israel.41
A small New York synagogue is launching a legal assault on Kars4Kids, the controversial Orthodox charity.10
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