Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Blaze Bernstein’s classmate charged with murder

Murder is being investigated as a possible anti-gay hate crime (JTA) — A former high school classmate of Blaze Bernstein, 19, the Jewish college student found dead in a park near his parents’ Southern California home, was charged with murder. Samuel Woodward, 20, was charged with murder in a complaint filed Wednesday morning in Orange […]

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

When Jews came from ‘shithole’ countries

While congressmen in the 1920s may not have used Trump’s language, they were also opposed to letting in people from so-called ‘shithole’ countries By BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — Jews were “undesirable.” They were “of low physical and mental standards.” They were “filthy.” They were “often dangerous in their habits.” They were “un-American.” So […]

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Will Abbas’ rant kill the peace process?

‘Today is the day that the Oslo Accords end,’ Mahmoud Abbas said By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Oslo Accords? “Killed,” the Palestinian Authority president says, blaming Israel. The Israeli prime minister says the Palestinians are now “unmasked” — but naturally he blames the Palestinians. Notably, the United States is silent. The P.A. president, […]