School Vows Punishment After Dozens of Male Students Do Apparent Nazi Salute

Dozens of male students are being investigated by a Wisconsin school district after a photo of them doing a mass Nazi salute on the steps of a county court house circulated on social media.  The students have yet to be identified, but the school district is threatening legal action pending an investigation.  NBC 15 News, …

Macron's Defense of Nazi Collaborator Petain Shows France Refuses to Grow Up

The French president himself has advanced the recognition of France’s complicity in the Holocaust – but his desire to honor Petain demonstrates the fragility of that process. France’s WWII and colonial era crimes remain a taboo and a threat to a still infantile national identity Nov 11, 2018 1:50 PM There is an sickness spreading …

The Democrats Didn't Win Big, and It's the Trump Economy That Hurt Them

The most emotional issues of the campaign – immigration, racism and Trump himself – took a backseat to bread and butter. In 2020, things may look a lot different Nov 07, 2018 5:59 PM The midterms were supposed to be a verdict on the Trump presidency, and indeed they were. But the outcome result wasn’t …

In Colorado, Jared Polis Is Set to Become the First Openly Gay American

Colorado was once dubbed the ‘hate state’ for its anti-LGBT laws Nov 05, 2018 2:03 PM In October 1998, 21-year-old Matthew Shepard was pistol-whipped, tied to a fence and left for dead in an act of violence that stunned Americans and reshaped their country’s approach to hate crimes. Want to read more? Subscribe for just …

Ambassador Dermer: After Pittsburgh, US Must Follow Israel's Lead and Monitor

There is no connection between Trump’s actions and the rise in anti-Semitism in America, says Israel’s envoy in remarks about synagogue killings in Pittsburgh Oct 30, 2018 1:32 PM Israeli Ambassador to Washington Ron Dermer said Tuesday that just as Israel monitors extremist groups on the social networks, America must do so as well – …

Intel's Mobileye, Volkswagen to Roll Out Israel's First Autonomous Ride

Volkswagen and Intel Corp’s Mobileye are planning to roll out Israel’s first ride-hailing service using self-driving cars starting early next year. The two companies are forming a joint venture with Israeli car importer Champion Motors, under which Volkswagen will provide the electric vehicles and Mobileye its autonomous driving technology, the companies said in a statement …

Remembering the Doctor Killed Trying to Save Others in the Pittsburgh

‘He had a moral compass stronger than anyone I have ever known,’ colleague says of Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz Oct 29, 2018 2:42 AM As the sounds of what turned out to be a shooter opening fire on a group of Jews in prayer thundered through Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday morning, a family …

Despite the anti-Semitic Terror in Pittsburgh, I Can't Regard Israel as a Safe

Netanyahu’s concern after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting means nothing. His love for Charlottesville-apologetics, Soros-bashing Trump shows he doesn’t really care about the safety of U.S. Jews Oct 28, 2018 1:16 PM I don’t have an Israeli passport. I have an American passport. I was not born in Israel, I was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. My …

Who's Got the Guts to Call for a BDS Movement Against Saudi Arabia?

So the West has belatedly realized, after the brazen murder of Jamal Khashoggi, that the Riyadh regime is a cruel, nepotistic and corrupt klepto-theocracy. But unlike in the case of Israel, that won’t spark a sanctions campaign Oct 16, 2018 6:51 PM It turns out there are some events that will generate an international backlash …

Trump: Putin 'Probably' Involved in Poisonings and Assassinations, but 'Not in

U.S. President Donald Trump sat down with CBS’s Lesley Stahl in the TV news program “60 Minutes” and spoke about Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying Putin “is probably” involved in assassinations and poisonings, but “not in our country.” In the interview broadcast on Sunday, Trump said that he was “comfortable” in the White House after almost …