GOP Apologizes As Simon Responds To Soros Video: “We Don’t Need More Incitement”

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Steve Simon, Minnesota’s Jewish secretary of state, found himself in an unusual position this past weekend: photoshopped as a Stephen King character and dangling from Jewish billionaire George Soros’ puppet strings in a campaign video from Kim Crockett. Crockett, the Minnesota GOP-endorsed candidate for secretary of state, showed the video at the state GOP’s convention, […]

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GOP Candidate, Buffalo Shooter, Profess Jewish Conspiracy

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Kim Crockett, the Minnesota GOP-endorsed candidate for secretary of state, which oversees elections, thinks Minnesota has less election integrity than every part of the U.S. except for California. And at the MN GOP convention this past weekend, she made it clear that Jews are to blame. Crockett played a video that showed Steve Simon, Minnesota’s […]

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Bipartisan Russian Divestment Bill Passes House, Senate Unanimously

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In less than three weeks – nearly unheard of speed by the Minnesota Legislature – a bill that will divest state funds from Russia and Belarus unanimously passed its final hurdle in the legislative process Tuesday and will be signed into law.  The bill was introduced to the public by a bipartisan group of legislators, […]

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Don Samuels Mounting A Challenge Against Ilhan Omar

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Two years ago, Rep. Ilhan Omar faced an upstart, centrist Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate in a primary election for Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District. This time around, in Don Samuels, she faces a venerable, experienced Democratic challenger who has experience as both a Minneapolis City Councilman and School Board member. But why, at 72 years old, is Samuels […]

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‘No More Antisemite Sports Center’ Hopkins Says

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The Hopkins school board unanimously approved renaming the Lindbergh Center, a fitness facility co-owned by Hopkins Public Schools and the city of Minnetonka, at its March 15 meeting. It is now the Royals Athletic Center, named for the school’s sports teams. “I think it’s a great name,” said board member Steve Adams. “The rabbi who lives […]

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Resources To Help Ukraine

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One week into its war with Ukraine, Russia has bombed civilians, hospitals, and historic city centers, reducing entire areas to rubble and creating a humanitarian crisis. One million refugees have already fled Ukraine. Many Ukrainians are either unwilling or unable to leave as the Ukrainian army fights against Russia’s invasion. Here’s how you can help […]

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With Eye On Refugee History, TC Jews Rally For Afghan Resettlement

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In August 2021, tens of thousands of Afghans left behind homes, belongings, and family members to flee from the Taliban.  The terrorist organization re-conquered Afghanistan after the U.S. withdrew from its 20-year-long war there, prompting a desperate last-minute airlift to bring Afghans that had allied with NATO and the U.S. to safety. More than 76,000 […]

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The Jewish Case For Supporting Ukraine

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For much of my life, I hated Ukraine.  As the son of Soviet Jewish immigrants, I grew up with stories of antisemitism, discrimination, and the Holocaust that gave the rationale for immigration. These stories made me despise all of Europe — but my mother’s birthplace, Ukraine, along with my father’s native Belarus, were the focus […]

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Former OSRUI Director Named In Sexual Harassment Report

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A 126-page report into misconduct at several Union for Reform Judaism Camps was released Thursday, detailing several incidents of sexual harassment by long-time OSRUI executive director Jerry Kaye.  Kaye led OSRUI, the Wisconsin-based camp that draws many kids from the Twin Cities, for 48 years before his retirement in 2017. The investigation found that Kaye […]

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Governor Frontrunner Gives Platform To Self-Proclaimed Antisemite

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Dr. Scott Jensen, a former Minnesota State Representative and the front-runner for the Republican nomination in the Minnesota governor’s race this year, had a self-proclaimed antisemite, misogynist, homophobe on his podcast last week.  Royce White, a former pro basketball turned right-wing activist, was on Jensen’s podcast to discuss mental health. Until last week, White’s Twitter […]

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