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Magen David Adom to visit Highland Park, offer terror response training

The training, known as “First 7 Minutes training,” aims to teach faith organizations how to remain safe amid the chaos of a violent incident – especially before help arrives.

Republican candidate for governor compares Holocaust deaths to abortion

Republican candidate for governor Darren Bailey faced condemnation from Democrats as well as some fellow Republicans for citing the Holocaust in the political debate over abortion.

By Rick Pearson/TNS
10/08/2022

Highland Park shooter: Gunman pleads not guilty at arraignment

Robert Crimo III, the gunman who killed 7 people and injured 30 at an infamous 4th of July shooting, pled not guilty to the charges.

US, Israeli politicians react to Highland Park shooting

Many American ones took the opportunity to call for stricter gun control laws • over 350 mass shootings in the United States so far this year

 Highland Park Public Library

I felt safer near Gaza than Highland Park -Israeli survivor of shooting

Israeli-American resident of Gaza periphery community who witnessed July 4 shooting speaks with the ‘Post’.

Highland Park shooter captured, police confirm

Shooter captured • 22-year-old gunman identified as Robert E. Crimo III • One of two Jewish victims identified by local synagogue

 An ice cream assembly line at the Ben & Jerry's factory near Kiryat Malachi, July 2021

Illinois divests from Unilever over Ben and Jerry’s Israel boycott

Illinois has become at least the fifth American state to divest from Ben and Jerry’s parent company.

23/12/2021

Illinois investigates company for support of antisemitic BDS campaign

The Chicago-based multinational investment company Morningstar was placed on JLens's "Do Not Invest" list in January over their alleged support for BDS.

People participate in a meditation walk in support of Black Lives Matter organized by the Portland B

Chicago releases video of police shooting 13-year-old boy

City officials are urging protesters to remain calm as they prepare for civil unrest when the intensely graphic video footage is released.

By REUTERS
15/04/2021
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