Tag: Jews

Orthodox, Eruv, Ameren, Champaign-Urbana

Orthodox Jews in Champaign-Urbana Illinois Construct Eruv With Help of Mayor, Volunteers and Ameren

The small but active Orthodox Jewish community of Champaign-Urbana, Ill., had a problem: The area did not have the necessary infrastructure to accommodate the observant religious community during its celebration of Shabbat. Many Orthodox families were not sending their children to the local University of Illinois, and those Orthodox Jewish…

Sarsour, Anti-Semitism, Women's March

Accused Anti-Semites Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory and Bob Bland Leave Board of Women’s March

The Women’s March has cut ties with three founding board members — Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory and Mari Lynn “Bob” Bland — whose reputations have been tainted with claims of anti-Semitism. A press release announces the departure of the three board members and the appointment of 17 new members. It does…

Principal Who Didn’t Want to Call Holocaust a Fact Is Fired

Spanish River Community High School principal William Latson’s emails about the Holocaust to a concerned parent went viral – and now he’s been fired after a petition began circulating calling for his removal. Latson was emailing with a concerned parent in April 2018 asking about the curriculum for teaching about…

Archived: Anti-Defamation League Offers to Teach Spicer About Holocaust

Following White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s spreading of “alternative facts” about the Holocaust, the Anti-Defamation League has offered to provide him with a little education. On Tuesday, when comparing Syrian President Bashar Assad to Adolf Hitler, Spicer described Hitler as someone “who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons”…