Lou Dobbs praises ICE employee for driving his car into a group of protesters | Media Matters for America

LOU DOBBS (HOST):  I know that it must just gladden your heart to see a bunch of demonstrators at an Immigration Customs Enforcement facility blocking the path of a guard and then complaining about the fact that he sought to do what is within his rights, which is to proceed to park his vehicle and go to work. TOM HOMAN (GUEST): Well exactly. […]

Thousands of Jews protest ICE raids across U.S., 36 arrested in NYC | +972 Magazine

A growing movement of American Jews is mobilizing against U.S. immigration policy across the country. Drawing parallels between past Jewish suffering and the experiences of Latinx immigrants today, protesters chant ‘close the camps’ and ‘never again is now.’ Hundreds of American Jews protest against ICE raids at an Amazon store in New York City, August […]

From a Swimsuit Model to the Trump Megaphone: The Genesis of ‘Jexodus’ – The New York Times

Image“We left Egypt, and now we’re leaving the Democratic Party,” Elizabeth Pipko said.CreditCreditAlfredo Chiarappa for The New York Times WASHINGTON — At 23, Elizabeth Pipko has branded herself on social media as a onetime figure skater, a part-time poet and a former Trump campaign aide, an Instagramista whose feed spotlights her Mar-a-Lago wedding and racy […]

How to Criticize Israel Without Being Anti-Semitic

If you’ve spent any time discussing or reading about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I guarantee you’ve heard some variation of this statement: OMG, Jews think any criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic!  In the interests of this post, I’m going to assume that the people who express such sentiments are acting in good faith and really don’t […]

D.C. White Supremacist Arrested After Family Reported Outbursts

Photo: Jeff Swensen/Getty Jeffrey R. Clark Jr., a 30-year-old living in the D.C. area, was arrested last week after his relatives alerted the police about his alarming violent, white supremacist statements. Clark has since been arrested and charged with illegally possessing a firearm and a high-speed magazine, according to the Washington Post. Clark’s relatives became […]

Brooklyn event shut down after vandals scrawl ‘Kill all Jews’ inside synagogue

A political event hosted by “Broad City” star Ilana Glazer at a historic Brooklyn synagogue was canceled Thursday when a vandal scrawled “Kill all Jews” inside. The NYPD said “anti-Semitic messages” were discovered on the stairwell of Union Temple in Brooklyn Heights around 8 p.m. Thursday. At about 8:30, Glazer came out of the venue […]

Trump: ‘I wouldn’t be surprised’ if Soros were paying for migrant caravan | TheHill

President Trump said Wednesday that he “wouldn’t be surprised” if billionaire philanthropist George Soros or someone else is funding the caravan of Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. “I wouldn’t be surprised,” Trump told reporters outside the White House when asked if “someone” is paying for the caravan. “George Soros?” a reporter interjected. “I don’t know who, […]

President Trump, Pennsylvania politicians react to shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue – Elevating the news in Pittsburgh

Gov. Tom Wolf, center, walks with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald Elected officials from Pittsburgh and around Pennsylvania are reacting to a shooting at a Squirrel Hill synagogue that has left multiple people dead and several injured. “This is an incredibly sad day for all of us,” Gov. Tom Wolf told reporters gathered near Tree of […]