An Israeli cop shot an unarmed Ethiopian Jewish teen. Here’s why American Jews should care.

"American Jews must confront Solomon’s death and grapple with questions of racism in Israeli society. ...Beyond moral responsibility, confronting Solomon’s killing will bring American Jews to engage with Israel in a more complex and nuanced way. We would have to admit that Solomon’s killing is similar to many incidents of racist police brutality in America. Recognizing that Israeli culture suffers some of the same systemic problems of racism as America should bring us to explore the similarities between American and Israeli social inequities." - Mijan Bitton

An Israeli cop shot an unarmed Ethiopian Jewish teen. Here’s why American Jews should care.

By Mijal Bitton (JTA)

JERUSALEM – Israeli society has been gripped over the past week by the killing of Solomon Tekah, an …

American Politics: If age and race do not predict support for political correctness, what does?

Most members of the “exhausted majority,” and then some, dislike political correctness. Among the general population, a full 80 percent believe that “political correctness is a problem in our country.” Even young people are uncomfortable with it, including 74 percent ages 24 to 29, and 79 percent under age 24. On this particular issue, the woke are in a clear minority across all ages.

American Politics: If age and race do not predict support for political correctness, what does?

By Yascha Mounk (The Atlantic)

On social media, the country seems to divide into two neat camps: Call them the woke and …

Brooklyn Borough Hall: Free Mortgage Assistance Event

"You will have an chance to meet with your mortgage servicers face-to-face, learn about loan modifications, forbearances, short sales and deeds-in-lieu, discover the Property Tax and Interest Deferral Program, and even receive free counseling from local, HUD-approved housing counseling agencies." - Eric L. Adams, Brooklyn Borough President

Brooklyn Borough Hall: Free Mortgage Assistance Event

By Brooklyn Borough President

Many homeowners struggle to keep up with mortgage payments, often for reasons beyond their control. In an effort to help

USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

On July 4, we celebrate the day the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776, declaring that the 13 American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation – the United States of America – and were no longer part of the British Empire. Each year, USCIS marks Independence Day with naturalization ceremonies.

USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

By USCIS

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our country …

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