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  • Bernie Sanders staff member who posted anti-Semitic, homophobic tweets ‘no longer with campaign’
    (JTA) — A newly hired staff member on Bernie Sander’s 2020 presidential campaign left his job after reports surfaced about past anti-Semitic and homophobic tweets. Darius Khalil Gordon announced on Wednesday that he had joined the Sanders campaign team as deputy director of constituency organizing. The following day, the conservative… Read more »
  • Florida naval station shooter called U.S. ‘evil’ for supporting Israel
    (JTA) — A military student from Saudi Arabia who killed three people during a shooting attack at a Navy flight school in Florida appeared to have posted a message slamming the United States for supporting Israel. The gunman in the Friday attack at the Naval Air Station Pensacola was identified… Read more »
  • Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rockets fired at Sderot
    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three rockets were fired at southern Israel from Gaza. Two of the rockets fired on Saturday night at the southern Israeli city of Sderot were shot down by the Iron Dome missile defense system. There were no reports of injury or damage. The Israel Defense Forces launched… Read more »
  • Speaking to Israeli-American group, Trump slams Jews who ‘don’t love Israel enough’
    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (JTA) — President Donald Trump slammed American Jews who he said did not sufficiently “love Israel.” “So many of you voted for the people in the last administration. Some day you will have to explain that to me because I don’t think they like Israel too much,” the… Read more »
  • Meet the ‘groyper army,’ a movement that wants conservatives to be racist and anti-Semitic
    WASHINGTON (JTA) — The young man in the smiley face baseball hat and the Teddy Spaghetti t-shirt had a question for Charlie Kirk, the founder of Turning Point USA, a pro-Trump youth movement. It was about an incident that long predated both of their births, and Kirk knew just what… Read more »
  • How Britain’s huge upcoming election affects JewsHow Britain’s huge upcoming election affects Jews
    (JTA) — The British elections on Dec. 12 are shaping up to be a watershed moment for the United Kingdom as a whole because of their implications for Brexit and the region’s economy, health system and minorities. But they are particularly crucial to Jews. The Labour Party, led by Jeremy… Read more »