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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Anti-Semitism

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Anti-Semitism

Balancing Minority Identities
Posted on Thursday February 26, 2015

By Tony J. Westbrook, Jr. “So, you’re Jewish? Like full on Jewish? Like Drake.—Jewish? Funny, you don’t look Jewish.” These are the types of comments I often hear when interacting with new people. I am often surprised by the number of people that feel compelled to ask me if I am Jewish, as if it […]

Finding Hope for International Religious Freedom Amidst More Acts of Violence
Posted on Thursday February 19, 2015

The news from around the world has recently been filled with visible and violent instances of religiously-targeted violence. Just last week, as many as 250 gravestones were vandalized in a cemetery in Eastern France, an area that used to have a large Jewish population. The Jewish community in France has seen this as a reminder […]

Anti-Semitic Copenhagen Attacks Deplorable
Posted on Sunday February 15, 2015

Yesterday’s twin attacks in Copenhagen are a tragic reminder of the fragility of peace, security and pluralism. Our thoughts and prayers, of course, go out to the victims and their families. Rabbi Daniel H. Freelander, president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, issued a statement, saying: “The attacks in Copenhagen are an assault on […]

Concerning Act of Anti-Semitism at UC Davis
Posted on Tuesday February 03, 2015

Early Saturday morning, two swastikas were painted on the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house at University of California Davis. The police have deemed the attack a hate crime. Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi and other UC Davis officials condemned the crime in a statement saying, “this kind of behavior is not only repugnant and a gross […]

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