In the Diaspora, we observe an eighth day of Passover, during which we celebrate the conclusion of a holiday that honors the Exodus and we say Yizkor, a memorial prayer for the deceased recited four times a year.
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Hate crimes in the United States have historically been a pressing issue that is an unfortunate part to our country. The hate crime rate has exponentially increased within the last three years.
On Feb. 11, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, attracted criticism from President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the entire Democratic leadership for comments that were labeled as anti-Semitism.
There is a misguided idea held by some Americans that racism and bigotry no longer exist in this country.
Last week, Thursday, Oct. 25, a group of students staged a protest in Founders Hall (“Protest calls for diversity training,” Oct. 26). The impetus for this action is not linked to one specific event, rather the systematic inequality at the University of La Verne.
There is no justification for using racism, sexism or other offensive language, symbols and behavior in music, comedy or other “art” – for the sake of getting people talking.
In a classroom, swastikas and anti-Semitic messages are sprawled on walls and Jewish textbooks. Shattered glass from windows flood the floor while tables and chairs are overturned. A community disturbed by the incident pleads, “Not again.”