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Protesters rally and march in Bryant Park, N.Y., on the first day of the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, accused of killing African-American George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

Jewish groups react to guilty verdict for Chauvin, saying ‘justice has been served’

Jewish groups reacted to the verdict on Tuesday of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s death on May 25, 2020,...
Hordes of people protest against police violence one day after the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American, while in police custody in Minneapolis, May 26, 2020, Credit: Fibonacci Blue via Wikimedia Commons.

Jewish, pro-Israel groups express outrage over death of George Floyd, concern about rioting

Jewish and pro-Israel organizations have expressed outrage over the death of African-American George Floyd, 46, who died on May 25 in the custody of Minneapolis police. Police Officer Derek Chauvin put his left knee on...
A view of the Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill building. Credit: Screenshot via Google.

Pro-Israel activists urge Durham Jewish Federation to drop mayor with BDS ties from event

A group of pro-Israel activists in North Carolina is calling on the Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill to rescind an invitation to Durham Mayor Steve Schewel to speak at a Feb. 20 event, citing...
Detective Joseph Seals, who was killed on Dec. 10 during a Jersey City shootout with two suspects who then attacked a kosher supermarket. Source: Officer Down Memorial Page.

Orthodox Jewish community gives $48,000 check to family of slain Jersey City officer

The mayor of Jersey City, along with members of the Orthodox Jewish community in New York and New Jersey, presented a check of $48,000 to the family of Det. Joseph Seals, who was killed on Dec. 10...