Posts Tagged ‘anti-Semitic’

Madeline Peltz in front of Fox News

The Nice Jewish Girl Who Outed Tucker Carlson

Audio tapes from Tucker Carlson’s past were discovered by Madeline Peltz, who has Jewish and Detroit roots. Featured photo courtesy Madeline Peltz By Allison Jacobs Madeline Peltz isn’t your average 24-year-old living in Washington D.C. The young Media Matters for America researcher made a name for herself this past week when she dug up shocking…

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Letter to the Editor: Education on BDS

By Ed Kohl of West Bloomfield Two brilliant articles in the Feb. 7, 2019 edition of the Detroit Jewish News are a welcome education to the uninitiated regarding the continuing assault on the Jewish people and Israel. “University of Michigan and Pitzer College Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg” and “Blue Ribbon Panel Takeover”…

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Robert Bowers

New Hate Crime Charges for Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter

The Washington Post is reporting that new charges, including hate crime charges, have been filed against Robert Bowers, the man accused of killing 11 people at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh Oct. 27. In the filing, the U.S. Justice Department detailed a list of anti-Semitic statements Bowers allegedly made before the attack, including…

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Letters – Jan. 24, 2019

Trump Bolsters Anti-Semitism By M. Jeffrey Maisels, MD of Southfield Eugene Greenstein (Jan 3, page 6) opines that Donald Trump is not an anti-Semite. He might be correct, but that is not the point. The point is that Trump is a pathological liar and a bully who insults anyone who disagrees with him and encourages physical…

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Why NCJW | MI Pulled Out Of Women’s March Inc.

While Women’s March Inc. was established in opposition to President Donald Trump’s views and policies, its leadership has come under scrutiny by many Jewish organizations and LGBTQ groups for its anti-Semitic and its anti-LGBTQ rhetoric. Due to this controversy, the Board of Directors of National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan (NCJW | MI) voted not…

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Alleged Anti-Semitic Incidents Being Investigated At Bloomfield Hills High School

A developing story. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer Bloomfield Hills High School, along with local authorities, are investigating alleged anti-Semitic incidents that have recently occurred at the school, mainly through social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram. On the evening of Dec. 5, BHHS Principal Charlie Hollerith issued an email to high school families notifying them…

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Senior Alexa Smith, a graphic arts student in U-M’s Stamps School of Art & Design, created her own image to counter the anti-Semitic depiction that offended her at a mandatory art lecture series. She spoke to U-M administrators about the university adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism.

Standing Strong

Students, parents react to incidences of anti-Israel, anti-Semitic stances at U-M. Above: Senior Alexa Smith, a graphic arts student in U-M’s Stamps School of Art & Design, created her own image to counter the anti-Semitic depiction that offended her at a mandatory art lecture series. She spoke to U-M administrators about the university adopting the International…

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Letters – October 4, 2018

Girls Have the Right to Say No My family and I read with great sadness the story of Ethan Bean’s too-short life (Sept. 13, page 10). We are immeasurably thankful to his family for sharing his story and his struggle with the community, and I am certain that their bravery will help others and save…

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4 Reasons Why A Celebrity’s Jewishness Is Meaningful to Us

Lately I’ve been thinking more and more about what I feel is a universally Jewish experience. Do you ever watch a television show or movie, a sports game, a musical or something else and wonder if a specific celebrity is Jewish? The same can go for authors of books and news articles, philanthropists, wealthy personalities,…

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Letters – September 6, 2018

Students Are More Than Their Grades As the parent of a rising senior in high school, I appreciate hearing the perspective of other students who are about to start applying to college (“Under Pressure,” Aug. 23, page 12). It is, in fact, a time of intense pressure — for students and parents alike. Because the…

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