The shuttered Jewish social service agency FEGS has agreed to pay $3.1 million to the union workers it left in the lurch when it collapsed in 2014.
Ultimately, Schrode said, Americans should not wait to see whether the Trump administration conforms to the plans of the “alt-right,” but rather organize now to defeat the president-elect and his fellow travelers.18
Bannon will participate in a panel discussion or sit for an interview at the event.
Newt Minow was not the most famous Chicagoan who received a Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 22—it’s hard to be more famous than Michael Jordan—but he has certainly left his impact on both his city, his country, and, especially, the lives of Barack and Michelle Obama.
Spencer, who calls for the founding of a white “ethnostate,” will headline an event on campus, after an invitation from a former student at the university, who himself has attracted notoriety for his white nationalist views and rented space for the occasion.
The support of some of Donald Trump’s closest advisors for gay conversion therapy could resurrect a Jewish communal battle over the discredited practice.3
ADL has seen a 50% increase in donations since Election Day. The National Council of Jewish Women has also seen a large and steady increase in donations, reports its CEO, Nancy Kaufman, And Robert Bank, president and CEO of American Jewish World Services, has described the outpouring of funds from donors as “tikkun olam [repair of the world] on steroids.”
When Donald Trump appointed Steve Bannon his chief White House strategist, several Jewish groups responded quickly by criticizing him for his role in leading the far-right website Breitbart, and then other groups and individuals leaped to defend him as a friend of Israel, and an employer who treated individual Jews well.
“Alt-right founder questions whether Jews are human,” the text read, while anchor Jim Sciutto discussed with two guests a Washington, D.C. ‘alt-right’ conference at which one speaker, Richard Spencer, questioned the personhood of Jews.8
Ann Coulter has a record of making inflammatory statements, but she reached new heights on Monday when she posted a Tweet that was seen as defending Nazis.28
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