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DNC Vote Saturday: Will Democrats become party of Keith Ellison?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 24, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/24/2017 at 5:30pm
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On Saturday, February 25, 2017, Democrat National Committee delegates will vote in a new Chair.

The two top contenders are Keith Ellison, congressman from Minnesota, and Tom Perez, former Obama Labor Secretary.

Regardless of who is chosen, there is no centrist choice. Because the is no center of the Democratic Party.

Perez is a...

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Vice President Pence helps restore vandalized Jewish cemetery

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/23/2017 at 4:00pm
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As Professor Jacobson noted, the elite media used the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Missouri as another opportunity to attack President Trump.

However, media drama won’t restore the 154 toppled and damaged headstones. So, in an inspiring move, Vice President Mike Pence joined the clean-up efforts.

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Why no uproar over Jewish cemetery desecration when Obama was in office?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11:30am 2/22/2017 at 11:30am
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A Jewish cemetery near St. Louis saw over 100 gravestones overturned.

The criticism of this act is deserved, regardless of whether it was the result of

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Over 100 Jewish headstones in Missouri cemetery vandalized

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:00am 2/21/2017 at 10:00am
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Vandals have inflected serious damage on dozens of headstones at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis, MO.

…The damage is at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery at Olive and Hanley. Police said the damage took place over the weekend.

Some family members drove to the cemetery Monday evening to see if their loved one’s...

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Spanish BDS activists who targeted Matisyahu face criminal prosecution

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/12/2017 at 7:30pm

You may recall the incident in the summer of 2015 involving Jewish American musician Matisyahu.

His appearance at the Spanish Rototom Reggae festival was cancelled after threats from local Spanish activists from the Boycott, Divestment and Movement (BDS) movement.

Spain has a particularly malicious BDS movement, which until recently, has had success convincing municipalities...

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NY Regents Exam Features Anti-Israel Cartoon

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/2/2017 at 2:30pm

Anti-Israel and antisemitic propaganda are common on America’s college and university campuses. But as we’ve highlighted in a number of recent posts, this discriminatory and biased messaging and materials appears to be filtering down into the public education system.

In a post last April we noted how anti-Israel materials have been systematically introduced...

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“Jewish Voice for Peace” Hijacks Chanukah for Anti-Israel Messaging

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/1/2017 at 6:00pm

Despite its name, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) isn’t Jewish or for peace. It’s a radical group that provides cover to the anti-Israel movement, particularly on campuses, by legitimizing and mainstreaming its assault on Jewish identity.

As we’ve noted in prior posts, JVP usurps various Jewish celebrations, religious holidays, and commemorative life-cycle...

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The REAL history of the BDS movement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 8:30pm 12/18/2016 at 8:30pm

On December 4, 2016, I was a speaker at a national conference sponsored by the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), held at Harvard Law School. The conference was co-hosted by HLS Alliance for Israel, and was titled “War By O...

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Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus (Film Review)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 9:00pm 12/17/2016 at 9:00pm

What’s happening to Jewish and pro-Israel students on many American universities and colleges from coast to coast is horribly ugly. On “hotspot campuses”...

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Exclusive: Photo of antisemitic note left at Oberlin College professor’s porch

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/6/2016 at 2:00pm

Early in the morning of November 17, 2016, Oberlin (OH) police were called the the home of Oberlin College professor Benjamin Kuperman, after someone damaged some items on his porch and left an antisemitic note behind a Mezuzah on his porch.

The incident ignited a lot of national attention. Yet there was...

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Keith Ellison 2010: Israel “has mobilized its Diaspora in America to do its bidding”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 8:30pm 12/5/2016 at 8:30pm
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It has not been a good couple of weeks for Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison in his quest for Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Ellison was fast out of the gate, with major endorsements from Chuck Schumer, Harry Reid, Elizabeth Warren, Nancy Pelosi and many others.

But then some inconvenient facts came out...

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YouTube Banned Prager U Video “Born to Hate Jews” – Reinstated After Protest and Petition

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 5:45pm 12/5/2016 at 5:45pm
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YouTube banned Prager University’s latest video entitled, “Born to Hate Jews.” The video feature Kasim Hafeez, a British Muslim who tells the story of how he overcame anti-Semitic indoctrination. Hafeez is now a pro-Israel activist.

Hafeez almost enlisted in a terrorist training camp before realizing the error of his ways. He...

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Anti-Israel protest disrupts vote to support Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 9:15pm 12/4/2016 at 9:15pm

We have documented for years how anti-Israel protests at campuses frequently cross over into antisemitism, both directly and by creating a toxic environment for Jews.

Ryerson University in Toronto is a case in point. A resolution to boycott Israel passed in 2014

Another Ontario university student union has voted in support of the anti-Israel...

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Keith Ellison blames “right-wing smear campaign” for his Farrakhan and Israel controversies

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/2/2016 at 1:00pm

Legal Insurrection readers have known for weeks about the controversial past of Keith Ellison, including support for Louis Farrakhan, being the go-to Congressman for anti-Israel groups, and statements suggesting it made no sense to base Mideast policy around Israel:

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“Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus” (Trailer)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 7:30pm 11/26/2016 at 7:30pm
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Americans for Peace and Tolerance is releasing a 70-minute documentary on the rise of antisemitism and anti-Israel activity on campuses and the role played by the BDS movement and Students for Justice in Palestine.

The movie is titled Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus.

I was interviewed for the documentary, along with...

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The very curious antisemitic attack on an Oberlin College professor

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 8:35pm 11/22/2016 at 8:35pm
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An Oberlin College professor, who is Jewish, recently awoke in the middle of the night after hearing noise on his front porch. When he walked out the front door he discovered some broken shells (it’s unclear what kind or size) and a note tucked under a mezuzah on his door.

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Oberlin College fires Prof. Joy Karega after antisemitic Facebook posts

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:00am 11/16/2016 at 7:00am

You may remember Joy Karega, the Oberlin College “Social Justice Writing” Professor who put numerous anti-Semitic posts and graphics on Facebook.

Karega was a supporter of the anti-Israel boycott movement, and hosted an event promoting BDS right around the time the controversy over her Facebook posts erupted. But she wasn’t questioned and...

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