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Nevada Precinct Captain Calls Bernie 'Socialist Jew' [VIDEO]

"It was ugly," says participant at the Nov. 20th Clark County Democratic caucus meeting.

02/22/2016 - 11:07
Editorial Intern

Nevada voters in Clark County's Precinct 3361 say the captain called Bernie Sanders a “socialist Jew” in an attempt to garner support for Hillary Clinton, according to a video posted Sunday.

In the video, a Sanders supporter and volunteer named Brian (whose last name was obscured) drove 4 hours from California to observe and film the southern Nevada caucus on February 20th. When he started to speak about his support for Sanders, wearing a “Bernie for the Future” T-shirt, Hillary supporters booed and shouted him down.

A screenshot from the video by YouTube user Itzmoe N' Stuff, which now has over 32,000 views. YouTube

Catskill Comments

07/14/2015 - 20:00

Regarding “A Serpent In Catskills ‘Garden,’” (July 10): My husband and two sons and I went to the Catskill Mountains from 1969 to 1980, and back then I
 used to hear “oh, the Jews are back.”

A Deal With The Devil

07/14/2015 - 20:00
Editorial

We are as hopeful for the prospects of a nuclear-free Iran as we are skeptical of the deal announced this week after several years of negotiations.

A Serpent In Catskills’ ‘Garden?’

As an anti-bungalow backlash flares, critics and zoning codes say ‘enough is enough.’

07/07/2015 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Woodbourne, N.Y. — Summer comes to the Catskills like Creation itself, each day a revelation: The Neversink River flows to waterfalls. A moon rises over ice caves. There are salamanders in the grass, bears in the forest, a bald eagle in the sky. In the Sullivan County hamlet of Callicoon, just prior to the solstice, farmers parade 260 tractors. One trucker for Balford Farms, driving along the Delaware River on a June morning, spied a wounded bald eagle in a ditch, saving its life.

A colony in the rain: A summer tradition is threatened by zoning and resentment. Courtesy of Vos Iz Neias

School District Settles Anti-Semitism Suit

Pine Bush to pay $4.5M after students testify to years of attacks, Nazi jokes and swastikas.

06/29/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

The Pine Bush Central School District in upstate New York has agreed to pay $4.48 million to settle a federal suit alleging the district was deliberately indifferent to the anti-Semitic bullying and harassment five of its Jewish students suffered over several years.

Man Charged In Manhattan Assault Of Orthodox Couple

11/17/2014 - 19:00

A 23-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested for assaulting an Orthodox Jewish couple in Manhattan this summer.

Anti-Semitic Social Media Targets Jewish MP

11/02/2014 - 19:00
Staff Writer

A torrent of anti-Semitic tweets and emails – including a death threat -- to Luciana Berger, a Jewish member of the British parliament, has prompted a parliamentary debate tomorrow [Tuesday] on the matter.

German Newspaper Alters Cartoon Called Anti-Semitic

02/24/2014 - 19:00

BERLIN  — A caricature of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a German newspaper has drawn charges of anti-Semitism against the artist and newspaper.

German Newspaper Alters Zuckerberg Cartoon Called Anti-Semitic

02/24/2014 - 19:00

BERLIN  — A caricature of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a German newspaper has drawn charges of anti-Semitism against the artist and newspaper.

Cornel West: On Chesed, Hamlet, and the Jewish Prophet Amos

You may remember the uproar Cornel West, the Zelig-like black scholar, caused last year when he viciously attacked Obama on the liberal website Truthdig.  The big news was that West—a prominent voice in American public life, but especially within the black community—had turned against the man he spent much of the 2008 campaigning for.  But there was a lesser-noticed quote in that interview that raised many Jewish eyebrows.  Embedded in his criticism that Obama wasn’t quite black enough, he said that Obama seemed “most comfortable with upper-¬middle

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