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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.

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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


Despite high anti-Semitism, incidents low in Hungary

The controversial Holocaust memorial in Budapest, Hungary

One in five Hungarians can be classified as an “extreme anti-Semite” but there are few acts of physical violence against Jews.  402 more words


Police: Man Arrested In Connection To Swastika At Miami Beach Temple

MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) –  Police confirmed Tuesday evening they arrested a man in connection to vandalism of a sign in front of a Miami Beach temple. 702 more words



New York – Joan Rivers was fearless.

Or, to be more accurate, a humorist who fearlessly spun fears into gold.

They were golden, Rivers’ potshots, put-downs and zingers (often aimed at herself) that mocked a world of vanities, foolishness and, yes, fear. 655 more words


Playwright Wallace Shawn translates ADL ad justifying Israeli child murder into plain English

ADL ad that appeared in The Hollywood Reporter.

Playwright and actor Wallace Shawn has responded to this Anti-Defamation League(ADL) ad blaming Palestinians for Israel’s mass slaughter of children in Gaza. 941 more words

Social Justice