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Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice

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Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice

Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice As the occupation of Palestine approaches 70 years this week, Palestinians and champions of justice need to carefully distinguish between extremists and moderates, and to reject blanket attacks against people because they are Israeli or Jewish. The BDS movement is two movements: an extreme movement against Jews…

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Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor

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Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor

Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor On Thursday, national progressive organization Democracy for America announced their endorsement of Abdul El-Sayed’s campaign for Governor of Michigan. Founded by former DNC Chair Gov. Howard Dean, Democracy for America has nearly 70,000 members in the state of Michigan. “Democracy for America members could not be more…

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Berkeley university launches website that tracks anti-Muslim bills

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Berkeley university launches website that tracks anti-Muslim bills

Berkeley university launches website that tracks anti-Muslim bills As secretary of state-pick Mike Pompeo, known for his anti-Muslim views, nears confirmation, and the Supreme Court appears poised to uphold the Muslim ban, the Haas Institute releases a database that identifies state lawmakers behind a raft of anti-Muslim legislation. The Haas Institute for a Fair and…

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Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk

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Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk

Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk There are only a few Arab American members serving in the U.S. Congress but keeping that balance stable could be a challenge. Three Arab American congressmen have left or retired from office leaving four incumbents. Six more are running in five districts, including one race where two…

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Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics

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Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics

Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics Breaking: Abdul El-Sayed’s statement on Anti-Muslim Bigotry By Ray Hanania A recent BuzzFeed investigation, titled “A Republican Running For Governor In Michigan Is Using Unfounded Conspiracy Theories Against A Muslim American Rival,” found that Patrick Colbeck, a Ted Cruz and Sean Hannity-endorsed GOP candidate for Governor, targeted…

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Israel bans Arab member from U.S. lecture tour

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Israel bans Arab member from U.S. lecture tour

Israel bans Arab member from U.S. lecture tour The Israeli Knesset banned Arab member MK Yousef Jabareen from participating in a lecture tour in the United States hosted by Jewish Voice for Peace. Jabareen and the Human Rights Group Adalah filed a petition before the Israeli Supreme Court challenging the Apartheid ban which decries “It…

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