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Opinion: Pass the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act (and Protect the First Amendment)

A bipartisan group of politicians in Washington just introduced the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018. All that the act does is direct that anti-Semitism, as it is manifested today, be treated comparably to racism or sexism.

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New US Jewish Population Figures: 6.7 Million

Demographer Leonard Saxe believes the reports paint a picture of stability that presents an opportunity to “get beyond the numbers” and instead focus on their implications.

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German Holocaust Resistance Group Remembered 70 Years Later

In February, July, and October 1943, the Nazis executed the six members of the White Rose non-Jewish resistance group, which distributed leaflets opposing Hitler.

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