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Trump Cites Israel in Defending His Call for Democratic Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to Their Countries

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Louis Farrakhan’s 2018 Tweet Comparing Jews to Termites is Gone After Twitter Policy Change

Louis Farrakhan speaks onstage at a ceremony honoring late rapper Nipsey Hussle at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, April 11, 2019. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images For…

Politico’s ‘Cheap’ Shot at Bernie Sanders

(JTA) – I’ll admit it: At first I didn’t think it was a big deal. Someone alerted me to a tweet from Politico touting their cover story about Bernie Sanders’ wealth. “The Secret of Bernie’s Millions” is illustrated by a montage of the Jewish senator, one of his homes – and a tree sprouting $100 bills. You know: Benjamins.

The Secret of Bernie’s Millions

White House fires top Tillerson aide Steve Goldstein

(JTA) — Steve Goldstein, a top aide to former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, was fired only hours after President Donald Trump said on Twitter that he was firing Tillerson.

The White House said it was dismissing Goldstein, NBC News reported. Goldstein, who is Jewish, served as under secretary for public diplomacy and public affairs and was a top spokesman for Tillerson. He had only been in his position since December after serving as senior vice president of BP Global Solutions.

Following Tillerson’s firing, Goldstein said in a statement that Tillerson “had every intention of remaining” in his post and…

Actress Amber Tamblyn says ‘Hasidic man’ tried to run her over

(JTA) — Actress Amber Tamblyn claims a “Hasidic man” tried to run her and her baby over in Brooklyn.

The accusation, made in a tweet asking if there were any witnesses to Sunday’s incident, led to some angry responses against Tamblyn and condemnations of the Hasidic community.

“If anyone in Brooklyn near the intersection of Washington Ave and Atlantic Ave just saw a Hasidic man in a grey van try to hit a woman and her baby in a stroller as she crossed a crosswalk, honking and touching the stroller with the car’s bumper, please DM me. That woman…