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Survey: Holocaust knowledge lacking in US

More than four in 10 millennials believe that substantially fewer than 6 million Jews (2 million or fewer) were killed during the Holocaust, according to a survey conducted by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference).

Monday 04/16/2018
South Carolina becomes first state to pass landmark bill to confront campus anti-Semitism
Posted: April 16, 2018

South Carolina became the first state to pass legislation to protect students from anti-Semitic acts.

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Tuesday 04/10/2018
‘Never Again Education Act’ to teach American students about the Holocaust
Posted: April 10, 2018

Proposed legislation, if passed in the U.S. House of Representatives, would grant money raised through donations to American schools as part of the Holocaust Education Assistance Program.

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Wednesday 04/04/2018
Local Chabad leader joins Trump in honoring Lubavitcher Rebbe
Posted: April 04, 2018

On April 18, 1978, former President Jimmy Carter recognized the first Education and Sharing Day, USA.

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Tuesday 04/03/2018
Anti-Jewish discrimination, malicious language at San Francisco State University
Posted: April 03, 2018

According to the Lawfare Project, attorneys representing five student and two non-student plaintiffs filed a second amended complaint against San Francisco State University on March 29, alleging that the school has “fostered a pervasively hostile, anti-Jewish environment, knowingly and intentionally discriminated against Jewish and Israeli students and community members, and failed to protect their civil rights and physical safety.”

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Monday 03/26/2018
Israeli officials praise Trump’s selection of John Bolton
Posted: March 26, 2018

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that John Bolton would become his next national security advisor, replacing Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster.

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Thursday 03/22/2018
Students Gear Up for March as Another School Becomes a Statistic
Posted: March 22, 2018

Just days before massive gatherings affiliated with the student-led March for Our Lives are predicted to further focus the nation’s attention on stemming the tide of gun violence, Great Mills High School, about 70 miles south of Washington, D.C., became the site of the 17th school shooting nationwide since Jan. 1.

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Monday 03/19/2018
Jewish groups weigh in on Pompeo for secretary of state
Posted: March 19, 2018

Major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson as U.S. secretary of state, and some are expressing hope that Pompeo will reverse Tillerson’s recent decision to side with the PLO in a lawsuit by victims of terrorism.

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Tuesday 03/13/2018
Will Florida concert be canceled after Lorde boycotts performing in Israel?
Posted: March 13, 2018

Florida State Rep. Randy Fine called for the cancellation of Lorde’s upcoming concert in Florida, following the performer’s decision not to appear in Israel in June.

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Thursday 03/08/2018
AIPAC 2018: Politics and pep rally
Posted: March 08, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence told a friendly audience at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., on Monday that he was bringing greetings “from the most pro-Israel president in the history of the United States.”

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