Anti-Semitism

[OP-ED]: Racism and the Trump effect at the high school where I teach

 02/28/2017 - 15:06
A small group of Mexicans and Americans demonstrated today in two parts of the Mexican capital for the visit to the country by US Secretaries of State, Rex Tillerson, and Interior Security, John Kelly, where they declared through banners "Persona non grata" to the secretaries, an official visit in Mexico, and urged them to stop the hatred, racism and ignorance shown so far by the policies of President Donald Trump. EFE

My two sons used to come home from a day at high school complaining that ludicrous accusations of racism were as common as the desks in the classrooms. I chalked it up to adolescent exaggeration.

After having spent the current academic year as a teacher surrounded by rowdy high-schoolers, I can attest that they were right.

In the hallways, at assemblies, in my classroom, “That’s racist!” was a common refrain for most of the early fall.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:39pm
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Esther Cepeda
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A small group of Mexicans and Americans demonstrated today in two parts of the Mexican capital for the visit to the country by US Secretaries of State, Rex Tillerson, and Interior Security, John Kelly, where they declared through banners "Persona non grata" to the secretaries, an official visit in Mexico, and urged them to stop the hatred, racism and ignorance shown so far by the policies of President Donald Trump. EFE

Anti-Semitism rising across West as result of 'populism and isolationism'

 01/26/2017 - 04:03
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The Head of the European Jewish Congress warned of his 'deep concern' about Anti-Semitism rising across West as result of 'populism and isolationism', reports The Independent.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 3:45am
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A ceremony in Israel in honor of the victims of the Holocaust, on Jan 25th. EFE/Abir Sultan