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U.S. President Joe Biden signs a commission for Gina Raimondo as Secretary of Commerce, March 3, 2021. Credit: Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz.

Biden revokes Trump-imposed sanctions against ICC prosecutor

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U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday lifted the sanctions against International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda that were imposed seven months ago by his predecessor, former President Donald Trump. The move was also directed at Phakiso Mochochoko,...
Illustrative photo of a judge. Credit: Zolnierek/Shutterstock.

British court sentences Holocaust denier to prison time for ‘baiting Jews’

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A woman in Britain said to be a virulent anti-Semite has been found guilty of spreading offensive messages and material over the Internet and was sentenced to 18 weeks in prison by a magistrate...
Aerial view of buildings in the University of California, Berkeley campus with a view towards the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Credit: Sundry Photography/Shutterstock.

Educational video charts history of anti-Semitism for use on college campuses

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The Academic Engagement Network (AEN) announces a new video, “Antisemitism in Our Midst,” which charts the history of anti-Semitism, from its ancient origins to its contemporary manifestations. The video was created as part of the...
Houston, Texas. Credit: Pixabay.

Houston synagogue files federal lawsuit claiming city violating its religious rights

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A synagogue in Houston has filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming that it is violating its right to free exercise of religion by denying the right to worship in a residential neighborhood. In...
Nazi SS guards on the arrival ramp at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camp in Poland, May 1944. Credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum/Courtesy of Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.

‘New Yorker’ takes heat for article on Polish complicity during Holocaust

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The New Yorker is under fire for an article it posted last week that critics claim lays the blame for the murder of Jews in Poland during World War II on the Polish people and not the Nazis. The magazine...

Shaping A Life To Prepare For Death

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In a way, lives can be shaped, much the way a ceramic bowl can be shaped.  Of course, the tools for shaping a temporal entity like a life are very different from the tools...