Noah Miller was arrested Friday night on suspicion of having painted swastikas on the door of South Street Temple in Lincoln last month.
The police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.
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Nineteen of these “book clubs” exist around the country, including in Nebraska, according to the group’s website.
The student, Daniel Kleve, has been photographed with former Klu Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke.
“This whole thing is very disappointing to us. We want to [address] controversial issues and teach our students to think critically.”
Since the November election, there’s been a lot of talk among journalists about the way our profession overlooked and misunderstood populist, pro-Trump America. It’s a challenge for us at the Forward, as well. That is why we are launching “Red State Jews.”
Author Judith Slater remembers how her husband, the late novelist Gerald Shapiro, had unlikely success in transferring his passion for Jewish literature to students in Nebraska.
Who knew that the Cornhusker State is also the state of cookbook-publishing sisterhoods, New York Times editors and heavyweight fighters?
Chuck Hagel’s home state Jewish newspaper isn’t taking sides yet on the controversial Pentagon pick, saying it hasn’t been convinced by either supporters or opponents.