At a senior center in South Brooklyn, the old Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet bloc can’t wait to vote for Donald Trump.111
Strictly speaking, grilling food in cabins has never been allowed at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin.3
What does it take to get blackballed from the Jewish charity industry? Being the second-in-command during the biggest Jewish charity catastrophe in decades, and walking away from the mess with a $92,000 bonus, is apparently not enough.
Taking yet another shift to the right on the Israeli – Palestinian conflict, the Republican Party is poised to drop reference to Palestinians from its platform and to reinforced the call for keeping Jerusalem “undivided” under Israeli rule.20
In its last round of debates, the Democratic Party once again refused to insert language seen as pro-Palestinian into its platform.17
Rejecting decades-old policy, the Republican Party approved on July 12 a platform that does not include a call for a two-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Instead, it defers to Israel to determine whether it is interested in negotiating a deal with the Palestinians, and omits any reference to a solution that would establish an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel.68
Elie Wiesel, who passed away last Saturday, left behind a moral legacy that will continue to shape the world’s views on history, humanity and the danger of bigotry.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, when asked about Donald Trump winning the presidential election, said, “I don’t want to think about that possibility.”28
Faigy Gelbstein was sent to the principal’s office at 12 years old to talk about movies. She had gotten in trouble before over breaking modesty rules — her stockings were too thin — but now there were some rumors circulating in the school about her family.16
Donald Trump’s decision to triple down on his Star of David anti-Clinton tweet didn’t help his standing with Jewish voters. Nor did his Frozen quip creating a perceived parallel between the Disney hit and his campaign use of Jewish imagery alongside piles of money and claims of corruption.55
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