Jersey City’s Jewish Mayor Finds Strong Backing Among Muslims

Mayor Steven Fulop – whose uncommon last name hints at his Romanian-Jewish background – is the Jersey City mayor who has become closely connected to the city’s sizable Muslim community. It was Fulop who led a press conference this year denouncing Donald Trump’s claims about watching Jersey City Muslims cheer on 9/11. With the Presidential election edging closer, and his own future as a gubernatorial candidate in play, Fulop’s also been encouraging his Muslim constituents to get more involved in the political process, and his local outreach is making national headlines.

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Women of the Wall Pray Under Police Presence

Women of the Wall prayed under police presence at the Western Wall this morning after the group complained to Israel’s attorney general about the lack of protection at their monthly prayer service.

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Poland Is Poised to Put ‘Bad’ Historians of the Holocaust in Prison

Jan Grabowski, a historian at the University of Ottawa, expects his upcoming book to be controversial in his native Poland. But if a proposed new law is approved by Poland’s parliament this fall, as expected, Grabowski’s book, which deals with the role of Poland’s police force in robbing and murdering Jews under the Nazis, may also get him sentenced to prison if he visits the country.

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Would This New Jersey Republican Congressman Be a Better Fit for Alabama?

Supporters of Jewish Democratic congressional contender Josh Gottheimer believe his rival belongs in the Deep South.

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Philadelphia Mayor Quickly Condemns Cop’s ‘Offensive’ Nazi Tattoo

The picture of the policeman began to circulate around the internet after Evan Matthews, a Philadelphia resident, posted the picture, along with an explanation of why he thought the tattoo was referencing Nazism, on Facebook.

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