“I fear that the same problems that have stood in the way of Black/Jewish alliances will continue to plague this Caucus….Israel/Palestine.”
Today John Lewis — civil rights movement hero, longtime Congressional representative, National Book Award-winner, preacher of the importance of seeking out “good trouble” — turns 77.
In the face of neo-Nazi hatred, Jewish children are willing to fight for their values.
Jewish actor Rob Schneider got blasted on Twitter yesterday after he tried to explain Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy to congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis.
(JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League jumped to the defense of Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, after President-elect Donald Trump criticized him on Twitter. Trump was responding to Lewis’ comments made Saturday on NBC News’ “Meet the Press,” in which he said Trump is not a “legitimate president,” based on reports of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Lewis…
He may be America’s most influential rabbi — at least according to Newsweek — but that didn’t help Rabbi David Saperstein much with the Secret Service surrounding the Sudanese embassy in Washington.