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Couple arrested for hate crime after yelling 'white power,' using Nazi salute

The victims filed a hate crime/vandalism report with police the following day, July 23, and on July 24, police had obtained arrest warrants for both of the suspects.

The rise of antisemitism on the Left and in America - opinion

Antisemitic hate crimes are rising at an alarming pace, and according to the ADL, 2019 saw the highest level of antisemitic incidents since tracking began in 1979.

By MATTHEW WEARP
31/07/2020
Israeli CEO of Boston’s Tatte bakery chain steps down amid discrimination accusations

Tzurit Or will become a “creative adviser” at Tatte Bakery and Cafe, the Israeli-inflected chain in the Boston area that she launched in 2004, and will no longer have daily management responsibility.

By PENNY SCHWART/ JTA
29/07/2020
People take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement outside the US Supreme Court in Was
One person shot, killed during Black Lives Matter protest in Texas

Austin's Police and the city's Emergency Medical Services department confirmed on Twitter that one person was killed during the shooting.

By REUTERS
26/07/2020
Portland's mayor booed by protesters, gassed by federal agents

Wheeler had arrived at the protest to address the approximately 1,000 protesters, who shouted chants ranging from "F**k you Wheeler," "Tear gas Teddy" and "Do your job."

23/07/2020
The pandemic of racism against African-Americans - opinion

The rage, desperation and determination that continue to bring tens of thousands of Americans to the streets in protest against racism and injustice hopefully will be just the beginning.

Giants' Jewish manager Kapler becomes first coach to kneel during anthem

According to multiple media reports, other Giants who took a knee were outfielders Austin Slater, Jaylin Davis and Mike Yastrzemski as well as first base coach Antoan Richardson.

By REUTERS , MARC BRODSKY/JTA
21/07/2020
US PRESIDENT TRUMP is not one to hold back on Twitter.
US members of Congress use social media more than ever before - study

These shifts have been especially notable on Twitter, where the typical member of Congress tweets nearly as twice today compared with a similar time period in 2016.

George Floyd's family sues Minneapolis and 4 officers over his death

The lawsuit was filed at US District Court in Minneapolis by Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney who has represented other families in high-profile police killings of Black men.

By REUTERS
15/07/2020
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