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Swedish Teachers Stop Student Speech For Being Too Pro-Israel

A 17-year-old Swedish high school student attempted to give a pro-Israel speech in front of her classmates but was shut down by teachers who said it would be met with negative reactions. Anna, a student at a major high school in Gothenburg, wanted to give a speech on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspective of the Israeli side of the conflict and immediately started to get negative comments from classmates, SVT reports. According to the 17-year-old, after teachers noticed the comments they called her to a meeting and asked her to…

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Sarah Silverman Backs Ilhan Omar: ‘I Am So Down with This’

Comedian and liberal activist Sarah Silverman offered effusive praise for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Monday after the latter published an op-ed in the Washington Post outlining her foreign policy views. “I am so down with this. Thank you @IlhanMN for this piece, let’s work toward a two state solution and let the US be a force for peace and freedom and justice for all,” Silverman tweeted, citing Omar’s views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I am so down with this. Thank you @IlhanMN for this piece, let’s work toward a two…

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Washington Post Fact-Checks Trump’s Claim Democrats Have ‘Become Anti-Jewish Party’

The Washington Post‘s Eugene Scott has decided to fact-check President Donald Trump’s claim Friday: “The Democrats have become an anti-Israel party. They’ve become an anti-Jewish party, and that’s too bad.” The president made that statement after Democrats passed a weak resolution on antisemitism that failed to rebuke Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for her recent hateful remarks and submerged antisemitism among other forms of discrimination. Omar refuses to apologize and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is defending her. Even some Democrats were angry at the outome: “This shouldn’t be so…

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