CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— A jury recommended life plus 419 years on Tuesday for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
“The voices of this community—from the chief of police to those who were directly impacted by the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue—affirmed that hatred can’t weaken the city of steel. Pittsburgh ‘strong’ is a reality,” said Corporation for Public Broadcasting president and CEO Pat Harrison ahead of the Dec. 11 nationwide airing and live stream.
Anti-Semitic fliers were found in Squirrel Hill, the Pittsburgh neighborhood where 11 worshippers were killed in an attack on a synagogue building.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities are investigating the dissemination of anti-Semitic pamphlets in Pittsburgh neighborhoods, including the one in which a gunman killed 11 people in a synagogue in October.
The man who rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters at a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, was found guilty of murder.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump presents as an anti-Barack Obama, boasting about how much of his predecessor’s work, from the courts to immigration to medical care to the Iran deal, he has undone.
BROOKLINE, Mass.— Heather Booth, Amy Kesselman, Vivian Rothstein and Naomi Weisstein. The names of these bold and influential radical feminists may have faded in recent years, but they remain icons to students of the women’s liberation movement of the early 1960s and to generations of women …
WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi’s efforts to reclaim the House speaker’s job got a boost from a New Jersey Democrat, Josh Gottheimer, who is a leader of a bipartisan caucus called the Problem Solvers.
NEW YORK— Most Jewish religious schools begin the day with a traditional morning prayer. After that, students spend much of their time studying Talmud, the central text of Jewish law.
At the earlier Hanukkah reception, U.S. President Donald Trump recognized eight Holocaust survivors, remarking they had experienced “evil beyond description.”
The final tally, which was conducted by a secret ballot during the 5th night of Hanukkah, was 35 votes in favor, 14 against and 14 abstentions. The BDS measure was backed by 51 campus groups and 34 faculty members.
The dropping of two agencies is part of a larger decision that will affect a wide swathe of kosher-keeping consumers.
Two American NGOs – Interfaith Peace-Builders and Dream Defenders – support and promote the mission of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a U.S.-designated terror organization. The PFLP has used bombings, shootings, and plane hijackings to achieve its political goals.
The undergraduate student government at The Ohio State University rejected a resolution to boycott, divestment and sanction of Israeli products and institutional support Dec. 5 by a vote of 30 no to 7 yes votes and 3 abstentions.
(JTA) — The Undergraduate Student Government of the Ohio State University voted down a resolution to divest from companies which “benefit from the Israeli occupation of Palestine,” and to boycott Israeli products. It failed Wednesday night by a vote of 7 in favor and 33 against. It would not have been binding on the university...
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This year’s program focused on strengthening the rule of law, advancing economic freedom and free trade, and featuring contributions from the fields of innovation and technology that benefit individuals around the world.