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Arizona sells Unilever bonds over Ben & Jerry’s Israel move

Arizona has sold off $93 million in Unilever bonds and plans to sell the remaining $50 million it has invested in the global consumer products company over subsidiary Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories, the latest in a series of actions by states with anti-Israel boycott laws. The

History

Governor Ducey Signs Bill To Strengthen Holocaust Education In K-12 Schools

Holocaust survivors, students, lawmakers and educators joined Governor Doug Ducey today as he signed legislation strengthening instruction about the Holocaust and other genocides in Arizona’s schools. The legislation requires young Arizonans to learn the enduring lessons of the Holocaust and the tragic consequences of religious and racial intolerance. “Arizona has long been a leader on

Education

Governor Ducey Signs Holocaust Education Bill

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation to ensure the next generation of Arizonans learns about the horrors of the Holocaust and the more than six million lives lost at the hands of evil. “Arizona will continue to stand with and support the Jewish community,” said Governor Ducey. “This bill works to educate our youth on the

Opinion

Opinion: The International Spread of QAnon

QAnon is a far-right conspiracy theory alleging that a cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles is running a global child sex-trafficking ring and plotting against President Donald Trump, who is tirelessly fighting the cabal. The Pew Research Center has shown that Americans’ awareness of QAnon has doubled from 23 percent to 47 percent from March until September.

Legal Beat

Jewish leaders call COVID rules ‘blatantly anti-Semitic’

Three Rockland County Jewish congregations are suing New York state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he engaged in a “streak of anti-Semitic discrimination” with a recent crackdown on religious gatherings to reduce the state’s coronavirus infection rate. The Manhattan federal court lawsuit filed late Wednesday accused the Democrat of making negative, false, and discriminatory statements

Opinion

Opinion: Those in Power Must Be Held Accountable for Their Antisemitism

A new wave of virulent antisemitism — elevated by those in positions of power — is reaching critical levels in the United States. Amid the backdrop of  disproportionate rates of anti-Jewish hate crimes, political institutions and elected officials — both Republican and Democrat — have unabashedly singled out Jews for criticism and shared antisemitic tropes,

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