From Kurt and Goldie through Serge and Beate.
“For our long-term survival as a people, we need a thriving democracy in the United States that understands the separation between church and state
NEW YORK — The heads of the American Federation of Teachers and the American Association of University Professors jointly condemned a law p…
Randi Weingarten’s clout goes way beyond the American Federation of Teachers and could complicate President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plans.
Leaders of Jewish advocacy groups often say their tax status bars them from opining on political candidates, including appointees. When the issue is Israel’s views, as when President Obama nominated the supposedly hostile Chuck Hagel for defense secretary in 2011, those rules are out the window. The rule apparently holds, though, when the needs of American Jews are at stake.
(JTA) — The Jewish president of a U.S. teachers union came to the defense of Rep. Keith Ellison, slamming claims that the Minnesota congressman holds anti-Semitic views. On Saturday, Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers praised Ellison as “an agent of change” and called claims that he held anti-Semitic views “maddening.” Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress,…
The popular trope of the ‘Nice Jewish Guy’ perpetuates the dangerous myth that Jewish men are incapable of rape or sexual assault.
Jews dominate the debate over how to fix America’s schools.They all want to change public education. They disagree bitterly on how to do so.
The Chicago teachers strike pitted Randi Weingarten’s members against her ally, Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Does the settlement give the Jewish union chief a stronger national profile?
Just in time for New York’s gay pride events, the president of the Jewish Labor Committee, Stuart Appelbaum, announced publicly that he is gay.