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Ilhan Omar speaking at worker's protest against Amazon. Credit: Fibonacci Blue via Flickr.
The anti-Israel group IfNotNow has endorsed Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for re-election in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. “BREAKING: IfNotNow Movement Rejects Racist Attacks, Becomes Latest Jewish Group to Endorse @IlhanMN for Re-election,” tweeted the group in a thread on Tuesday. “As American Jews, we’re proud to support Representative @IlhanMNin her re-election campaign. In her first two years in Congress, despite unrelenting attacks, Ilhan has remained...
Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
Former NFL star running back Larry Johnson has posted a series of anti-Semitic tweets, one of which blamed “the Jewish cabal” for human trafficking, sex trafficking, pedophilia, ritualistic child torture, perversion human sacrifice/murder.” One tweet on Sunday responded to ESPN host Max Kellerman who, in response to anti-Semitic social-media posts last month by Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson, said...
U.S. President Donald Trump at a press conference at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, N.C., July 27, 2020. Credit: White House Photo by Shealah Craighead.
U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to attend a private fundraiser at the New Jersey home of Syrian-Jewish leader Stanley Chera on Aug. 9. Chera, a real estate developer and friend of the president, died in April at the age of 77 due to complications from coronavirus. According to Yeshiva World News, which first reported the fundraiser, the cost to attend the event in Deal,...
Ysselsteyn German war cemetery in Holland. Credit: Alex Hoekerd/Flickr.
U.S. Ambassador to Holland Pete Hoekstra visited a Dutch cemetery on Thursday where Nazis are buried. “Walked among the graves at Ysselsteyn, a cemetery for German soldiers from WWI & WWII. A terrible reminder of the cost of going to war and why we must always work towards peace,” he tweeted. Buried at the cemetery are many members of the Waffen-SS,...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Jan. 11, 2019. Credit: U.S. House of Representatives Official Photo.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has donated $14,000 to the re-election campaign of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, according to Federal Election Commission records released on Thursday. Pelosi gave $10,000 from her political action committee and another $4,000 from her campaign committee to Omar on July 22, a week after Pelosi endorsed Omar’s re-election campaign. Omar will face four opponents in her...
American neo-Nazi, anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist, Holocaust-denier and former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan David Duke outside the House of Parliament in London, 1978. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
Twitter announced on Friday that it has permanently banned white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke for “repeated violations of the Twitter Rules on hateful conduct.” “This enforcement action is in line with our recently-updated guidance on harmful links,” said a Twitter spokesperson. Prior to being banned, Duke’s account had more than 53,000 followers. The Anti-Defamation League has labeled Duke as “perhaps America’s most...
U.S. Deputy Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Ellie Cohanim slammed Twitter on Friday for censoring U.S. President Donald Trump, but not Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has repeatedly called for Israel’s destruction, saying that it’s “clear” that all that the social media company cares about is the November presidential elections. In an interview on Fox News on Friday, Cohanim said that...
Herman Cain at a Republican Party fundraiser in Phoenix, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2011. Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr.video
Businessman and former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died at age 74 as a result of the coronavirus, his website posted on Thursday. While it wasn’t certain how he contracted COVID-19, he did attend U.S. President Donald Trump’s GOP rally in Tulsa, Okla., on June 20, with a crowd of thousands. Cain, who ran in the 2012 presidential election, was an outspoken...
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San Francisco & New York – A group of Israeli activists who relocated to the US has decided to be pro-active and to support their brothers and sisters in Israel, demonstrating against the Anti-Democratic regulations and the weakening of Israeli Democracy. Two rallies planned in the US, synced with other Israelis abroad (Berlin, London, Cambridge and Melbourne). “The foundations of Israeli democracy...
Ylwa Pettersson, Twitter’s head of policy for the Nordic countries and Israel. Source: Twitter.
A Twitter official said on Wednesday that Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei’s calls for the genocide of the Jews do not violate the social-media platform’s rules. Speaking with Israel’s Knesset Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs, Ylwa Pettersson via video conference, Twitter’s head of Public Policy and Philanthropy for the Nordics and Israel, said, “We have an approach toward...

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