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Macklemore Apologizes For Costume Critics Say Portrayed Jewish Stereotype Caricature

After being criticized for wearing an offensive costume onstage in Seattle last Friday (May 16), Macklemore has apologized in a lengthy letter via his website, stating he never meant to dress like a “Jewish stereotype.”

05/20/2014

A Crime Scene Investigation unit sits parked outside the Jewish Community Center on April 14, 2014 in Overland Park, Kansas. Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, charged with first-degree murder for the killing of three people April 13, outside a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish retirement community. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

SF Jewish Center Increases Security Measures After Fatal Weekend Shootings In Kansas

Security has been increased at the Jewish Community Center San Francisco as a precaution following the weekend shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas.

04/15/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Reject Anti-Semitism Claims At 3 UC Campuses

The federal government has dismissed allegations that three University of California campuses failed to effectively respond to claims of anti-Semitism.

08/28/2013

Skylar Dorosin of Palo Alto created Project 2020 to teach swimming and water polo to underprivileged girls. (Diller Teen Awards)

Community Corner: Bay Area Teens Receive National Leadership Award

The Helen Diller Family Foundation presents ten young leaders in volunteerism nation-wide with the annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards and $36,000 each in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place.

08/25/2013

Sadia Saifuddin

UC Regents Add Muslim Student Representative Over Jewish Groups’ Objections

The University of California Board of Regents has voted to add its first Muslim student representative, over the objections of some Jewish groups.

07/17/2013

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Jewish Groups Vigorously Opposing Student UC Board Nominee

The University of California’s governing board was preparing to vote on a new student member whose nomination was being vigorously opposed by some Jewish groups.

07/17/2013

St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Seven

‘Rally Rabbi’ Helping Giants Through Playoffs?

A lot of unusual plays have worked in the Giants favor these days that could be chalked up to divine intervention. Monday saw yet another one that could be credited to the so-called “Rally Rabbi.”

10/26/2012

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Twitter Agrees To Pull Anti-Semitic Tweets

A French Jewish group that threatened a lawsuit against Twitter said the social network has agreed to pull tweets under a pair of hash tags that spawned more than a week of racist and anti-Semitic posts.

10/19/2012

Coca-Cola. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

California Passover Diners Get The Word: No Coke

Coca-Cola may be off the menu for the Passover feast—at least in California.

04/06/2012

UC President Mark Yudof (lanl.gov)

UC President Condemns Anti-Israel Acts On Campuses

The head of the University of California is condemning recent anti-Israel incidents on UC campuses.

03/08/2012

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