Janet Fein worked for the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas before returning to school and earning her bachelor’s in sociology.
“It’s clearly a statement of Holocaust denial,” said Ronit Sherwin, CEO of the Jewish Federation of San Antonio.
“This lawsuit is about fundamental First Amendment rights, which protects us all,” said the senior staff attorney for the ACLU of Texas.
She and her family do not purchase goods produced by Israeli companies in support of the boycott against Israel over the occupation of the West Bank.
It is a familiar story of Sephardic Jews in the Americas, one that continues to challenge the central narratives of the American Jewish experience.
“All we have to do is say, ‘Enough of this nonsense,’ and say, ‘Unite the families,’ and this goes away,” he said.
“It was ransacked, glass everywhere. And that’s when I saw the cross and the change on my driver seat. I got upset. I started crying.”
A Jewish mother in North Texas said her child’s school asked for proof that her daughter is Jewish in order to excuse her for Yom Kippur.
Ted Cruz called J Street, the dovish pro-Israel policy group, “rabidly anti-Israel” in a debate with his Democratic opponent Rep. Beto O’Rourke.
I recently witnessed mass federal immigration proceedings in Laredo, and I was deeply ashamed at how far our country has fallen from its ideals.