Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

About those blue states

Feeling sad is ‘new normal’ in Trump’s America, therapists say By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — The text messages started pouring in at 6:30 a.m. as Tracey Rubenstein was getting her kids ready for school. By the end of the day the Boca Raton, Florida-based social worker had spoken to most of her clients, either in […]

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Life after hate

Former white power skinhead and former U.S. attorney will discuss countering racism and bigotry Temple Israel, together with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas, will host a discussion with Christian Picciolini, a former white supremacist and co-founder of Life After Hate. Also participating will be former U.S. Attorney […]

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Partisanship carries the day at AIPAC confab

Republican and Democratic party leaders trade partisan shots at AIPAC conference in Washington, D.C. By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Democratic and Republican congressional leaders tussled on the AIPAC stage on the final day of its policy conference over which party’s prescriptions were better for Israel. The display of partisanship on Tuesday morning, hours before […]