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Ilhan Omar Has Nothing to Apologize For

Ilhan Omar threatens the congressional heterodoxy on Israel, which represents the interests of the Zionist lobby, not the Jewish people. By Jordan Valerie On Monday, the political establishment helped the Zionist lobby wage a smear campaign against freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for accurately describing how lobbying works. Though Democrats have been quick to share...

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Why the EU’s Hijab Ban Hurts Everyone — Not Just Muslim Women

Instead of integrating people of color, or refugees, or immigrants, the EU’s workplace hijab ban will allow those people to stay even more in the sidelines. Last week, the European Union took an unprecedented step and allowed employers to ban “the visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign.” The decision was celebrated by...

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4 Vegan Treats For Your Hanukkah Celebration

December 24 marks the beginning of Hanukkah this year. From then until January 1, Jews and their friends everywhere will be celebrating The Festival of Lights — myself included! Hanukkah is a joyous holiday. It is also a time to celebrate the existence of miracles, rededication to one’s principles, and to foster good will with one’s...

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The Rise of Anti-Semitism in Trump Country

by Rafaella Gunz Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States. Throughout his campaign, he’s touted messages of racism, xenophobia, sexism, and ableism. After his win, there has been an increase in hate crimes, including a great deal of anti-Semitism. At my alma mater, The New School — a historically progressive university in New...