“The issue here is that the institutional Jewish community is ignoring our Jewish voices in the community,” a JVP member said.
“It’s … shocking. After all the awareness that’s been raised in the #MeToo era, this is not something we should be hearing about at this stage.”
Anti-Semitic and white supremacist posters were removed from downtown Durham, North Carolina near the Duke University campus.
One poster depicted a man pointing a gun at a stereotypical Jew with a beard, long nose and yarmulke who had tentacles wrapped around the earth.
The resolution was born out of a petition created last fall by Jewish Voice for Peace, a group that supports the BDS movement targeting Israel.
“It’s difficult to balance fighting against white supremacy and class, but it feels important so I’m doing my best to balance my schedule.”
A Jewish day school in Durham, North Carolina, was evacuated Wednesday after a receiving a bomb threat. Parents of students at the Lerner Jewish Community Day School were informed of the threat by a robocall from the school, according to reports.
Cheri Yanuck and Annette Kronmiller sing a love song from the Yiddish Theater. Lyrics by Isidor Lillian and music by Ilia Trilling. Members of the Triangle Jewish Chorale sing the chorus.
Durham, N.C. is not an easy place to be a non-conformist. It is the home of Duke University, notorious for its male lacrosse team’s behaving badly and its “Cameron Crazies,” obsessed basketball fans. Even in January 2011, when the Durham public schools need to make up a snow day, school is scheduled for Saturday, Jewish students notwithstanding.