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Jewish Groups Back Muslim Woman’s Headscarf Appeal to Supreme Court

Two Jewish groups joined a friend of the court brief on behalf of a Muslim woman whose right to wear a headscarf in a retail job is under consideration by the Supreme Court. 163 more words


Bushwick Coffee Shop Owner Embroiled In Controversy After Instagram Post Takes Aim At Jews

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The owner of a Brooklyn coffee shop has brewed up controversy after an online posting taking direct aim at Jews, who he says “want a piece or all of Bushwick,” has some outraged. 318 more words


The Jewish stars of ‘Star Trek’ shill for Volkswagen

by Julie Wiener
September 30 2014

William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy to plug car for automaker that cooperated with Nazis

Last year Volkswagen donated more than a million dollars to an… 121 more words


In Defense of 'Klinghoffer'

To be a liberal anywhere is difficult, but there are times I think in that in New York it’s close to impossible. The essence of liberalism is tolerance amounting to respect for the beliefs of others, but the problem is that sometimes those “others” have beliefs that amount to sheer stupidity. 763 more words

The Defamation League

The Anti-Defamation League, according to itself, “fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.” It claims it’s the “nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency,” and by nation I hazard a guess that it means the entire worldwide Jewish populace. 90 more words

Middle East And North African Politics

'Folksy' Vice President Biden chided for referring to unscrupulous bankers as 'Shylocks'

Joe Biden used the term "shylock" today. That's Vice President Joe Biden.

— Blackburn Review©®™ (@BlackburnReview) September 17, 2014

Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman said Tuesday night that Vice President Joe Biden “should have been more careful” when he described unscrupulous bankers who prey on servicemen deployed overseas as “Shylocks,” …

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US Politics

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax

By: Martha Neil

Nearly a decade into his 40-year prison sentence for plotting to kill a federal judge in Chicago, law graduate Matthew Hale is finding the conditions of his solitary confinement in one of the country’s most secure prisons onerous. 419 more words