Prejudice

Trump Administration: ‘We Are at War’ Against Antisemitism

“We are at war with the antisemites who don’t conceal the antisemitism — the unvarnished, naked antisemitism of the supremacists — and we are at war also with the hidden, concealed antisemitism of those who hate the State of Israel and dress up their antisemitism under the fig leaf of anti-ZIonism.”

A congregant weeps before a funeral service at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue for Lori Gilbert-Kaye, who was killed in a shooting at the synagogue, in Poway, California, on April 29, 2019. - A rabbi who carried on preaching despite being wounded in the latest deadly shooting at a US …

Ilhan Omar Trolls Mike Pence: ‘Jesus Take the Wheel’

Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar (D-MN), the first Muslim woman elected to Congress (along with fellow Democrat Rashida Tlaib of Michigan), mocked Vice President Mike Pence last week with a tweet captioned “Jesus take the wheel!”.

Ilhan Omar Jesus Take the Wheel (Screenshot / Twitter)

Silicon Valley Trump Supporters Fight Anti-Trump County Resolution

Supporters of President-elect Donald J. Trump are a minority in the Bay Area. But they decided to fight back in Santa Clara, which includes Silicon Valley, where the county board of supervisors passed a virulently anti-Trump resolution on Tuesday.

Trump supporter attacked (Noah Berger / Associated Press)

FBI, LAPD Cannot Confirm Anti-Muslim Letters as ‘Hate Crime’

The FBI could not confirm that hateful letters sent to California mosques actually came from outside the community, or that they were not a prank. The LAPD said that the letters were being investigated as a “hate incident,” not a “hate crime.”

Islamic Center of Southern California hate letters conference (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Activists Sue Religious Jews over ‘Kapparot’ Chicken Ritual

Animal rights activists are suing religious Jews in Irvine to stop the tradition of kapparot, an annual ritual in some Jewish communities in which chickens are waved in the air, slaughtered and donated to the poor as atonement for sin in preparation for Yom Kippur.

Kapparot (Jack Guez / AFP / Getty)

Derided: Young White Men Most Hated Group In Britain

An extensive poll exploring public attitudes to different demographic groups in the UK has found that the most disliked of all is young white men in their twenties. The British public considers them the laziest, rudest, most promiscuous, drunken drug-taking

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