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 …

Redacted: The Racial Data The De Blasio Administration Doesn’t Want You To See

The lawsuit, filed in 2015, argues that the policy hinders integration of New York neighborhoods. The administration has defended the policy by noting local City Council members, in exchange for supporting affordable housing projects, often seek apartments for their constituents.

Redacted: The Racial Data The De Blasio Administration Doesn’t Want You To See

By Greg B. Smith (thecity.nyc)

The de Blasio administration is fighting to keep under wraps studies of its own data used to …

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