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Progressive Jews urge ADL chief to apologize for calling out Democratic activist
A group of prominent progressive Jews is calling on Jonathan Greenblatt, the chief executive of the Anti-Defamation League, to apologize for what they describe as “false smears” of one of its leaders and for equating groups critical of Israel with white supremacists. Last week, Greenblatt called a tweet by Waleed Shahid, the communications director for…
125 years later, is Dracula antisemitic — or is he just another vampire?
‘They don’t care’: Why it’s so hard to take antisemitic websites off the internet
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Israeli defense minister: ‘We seek the truth’ on killing of veteran Palestinian journalist
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99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
I’m not positive why I asked my Aunt Paula what she thought about Don Rickles and Nikita Khrushchev. I guess because Rickles and Khrushchev looked alike. To backtrack (easy to do when an article is three sentences in), I’d asked my auntie, who just turned 99, permission to publish a story of her (mostly) 20th-century…
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10 Jews who died of COVID-19
The U.S. death toll from the COVID-19 is fast approaching or has already passed 1 million. Jews — at about 2% of the population — are the religious group with the lowest rate of vaccine hesitancy. Yet the community has been hit hard. Health agencies don’t keep track of deaths by religion, but the number…
‘Cattle grazed among the bones of our sacred martyrs’: Covering Babyn Yar through the decades