Tonight’s episode of Common Ground in The Neighborhood. Tonight’s question is: have any of your views changed in a positive way about a demographic different than you? You can note a specific experience or in general, based on acquired knowledge?
Tonight, Jews and Muslims united to protest Bannon
at a NY public library near Bryant Park chanting “Say it loud, say
it clear, Nazi’s are not welcome here!”
‘We must stand with our fellow Americans who may be singled out for how they look, where they’re from, who they love or how they pray,’ Jonathan Greenblatt says. ‘As Jews we know what it means to be forced to register.’
Less than a week after an election that left many minority and religious groups in the United States feeling disenfranchised, two important organizations – one Jewish and the other Muslim – announced an unusual alliance on Monday.
The American Jewish Committee and the Islamic Society of North America have teamed up to form a new national group of leading Jewish and Muslim Americans: The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council.
In a press release, the AJC said that the new group “brings together recognized business, political and religious leaders in the Jewish and Muslim American communities to jointly advocate on issues of common concern.”
Thoughts on the cast of Hamilton from Gronda Morin
Anyone who believes that we are living in normal times, is denying the reality that the majority of Americans voted for the democrat Hillary Clinton to become Madam President. Yes, she will win the popular vote by about 2 million ballots. This is more than the total combined votes garnered by any of the four other former candidates who won the popular vote but lost the electoral college vote.
Do not be gas-lighted (The marketing of the right’s truth despite ample credible evidence proving otherwise.) by the conservative republican right’s mantra, that the republican President -elect has a mandate. THIS IS FACTUALLY NOT TRUE.
The President-elect Trump is tweeting to his followers to boycott a popular play, “Hamilton” after events took a political turn at the end of its performance on the evening of 11/18/16.
Thank you, Mr. Trump, as tickets to this play which are sold out for months in advance are almost impossible to come by.
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