We made our records requests public more than a week ago, and we have yet to hear a word from New York’s mayor, governor or borough presidents.
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These were the Jewish movers, shakers, leaders, performers, activists, mavens and politicians who inspired us in 2019.
Universities have to at once be the ultimate bastions of free speech even of the ugliest variety and be a space devoid of discrimination
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With the peace process stalemated so long it’s just gone stale, Israeli voters are increasingly focused on socio-economic questions
What’s in a list? The actual list items, of course. But any list also reflects the values, the proclivities, the quirks of its compiler.
“It’s very hard for anybody to call me — whose family was wiped out by Hitler, who spent time in Israel — an anti-Semite,” said Bernie Sanders.
He likened the U.S.-Israel alliance to “a friendship where your friend is acting in a way that you think might hurt your relationship.”
Rabbi Jeremy Borovitz had brought a visiting contingent of young Jews from Berlin to Halle to liven up the community’s commemoration.