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Posts Tagged: California

November 5, 2022 1:06 pm

Pelosi Cites Israeli Poem in 1st Public Appearance Since Attack on Husband

i24 News - US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday a violent attack on her husband highlighted the "fear" felt by poll workers and other...

October 15, 2022 10:04 am

Biden Takes Aim at Big Pharma, Republicans in California

US President Joe Biden criticized Republicans and drug companies during a stop at a California community college on Friday as he campaigned for fellow Democrats...

August 31, 2022 12:27 pm

Bill Meant to Combat Hateful Online Content Passes California Legislature

The California State Assembly on Tuesday voted to approve a social media transparency bill following its passage in the senate the previous day, garnering praise...

January 19, 2022 3:27 pm

US Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Painting Stolen From Jewish Family by Nazis

The US Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday on a case involving a family’s generations-long attempt to retrieve artwork stolen by the Nazis in 1939. The...

October 10, 2021 10:57 am

Jewish Advocacy Group Criticizes California Governor Signing Bill Requiring Ethnic Studies in High School

A Jewish advocacy group on Friday strongly condemned California Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of a law making the state the first to require an ethnic...

September 23, 2021 3:27 pm

San Diego Community Colleges Address Union Resolution Condemning Israel, Offer ‘Sincere Thoughts’

The head of the San Diego Community College District responded on Wednesday to a controversial anti-Israel measure recently passed by its representative union, expressing "sincere...

August 28, 2021 10:49 am

Parole Recommended for Convicted RFK Assassin Sirhan Sirhan

A California review board on Friday recommended that Sirhan Sirhan, the Palestinian refugee serving a life sentence for assassinating US presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy...

August 13, 2021 3:30 pm

Group of ‘Alarmed’ Holocaust Survivors, Descendants Press California Lawmakers on New Ethnic Studies Bill

Over 100 Holocaust survivors and their descendants issued an open letter on Thursday asking the California lawmakers to oppose a bill that would make ethnic...

July 26, 2021 12:14 pm

The Tale of Two Ethnic Studies: A Case of Bait and Switch

When California lawmakers approved AB 2016, a landmark bill mandating the development of an ethnic studies model curriculum for high school students, they believed that teaching ethnic...

March 15, 2021 2:03 pm

Why California’s Model Curriculum Fails Jews, and Jewish Students

California’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) is currently on its fourth draft, partially a result of its original antisemitic references, which were removed after Jewish...

September 15, 2020 6:14 am

Trump and Biden Clash Over US Wildfires as Campaign Turns to Climate Change

Joe Biden branded President Donald Trump a "climate arsonist" on Monday for refusing to acknowledge global warming's role in deadly wildfires sweeping the western United States, while...

July 26, 2020 11:49 am

US Records 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths for Fourth Day, Some Progress Seen

The United States recorded more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 for the fourth straight day on Friday, but a top White House advisor on the pandemic said she saw signs that the worst...

February 14, 2020 2:58 pm

Former IDF Officer Speaks to Hundreds of California Students About Israel’s Humanitarian Aid to Syrians

A former Israel Defense Forces officer who led a humanitarian response to the bloody Syrian conflict recently spent a week touring university campuses in California,...

December 4, 2019 6:03 pm

Ensuring Antisemitism Won’t Be Taught in California

On September 20, I had the incredible opportunity to go to the State Capitol in Sacramento and fight for a cause close to my heart. In...


Michigan Democrats Demand GOP Apology for Holocaust Social Media Post

Michigan Democrats on Thursday demanded that the Michigan GOP apologize for a post linking the Holocaust to a contemporary gun rights debate. “Before they collected all these wedding rings…they collected all...


Netanyahu Calls for Unity Ahead of Judicial Reform Vote Next Week - In a 10-minute speech to the nation that began around 8:40 p.m. local time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said judicial reform will continue and that there will be...

Middle East

Iraqi Islamic Council Sets Out Case for Fatwa Against Hamas - A clerical body in Iraq that recently issued a groundbreaking fatwa—a legal ruling on a point of Islamic law—against Hamas for oppressing the Palestinians in Gaza, on Thursday...

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