Outside of The Great Choral Synagogue in Kyiv, Ukraine

The Violent History—and Remarkable Transformation—of Jewish Life in Ukraine

When Russia attacked Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin stated that his goal was “denazification.” Historians agree that there is no substance to this claim—and that by invoking Nazism, Putin is attempting to weaponize the trauma of World War II to justify an invasion, and the many lives it has cost. 

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Trayon White

Trayon White Is Running for DC Mayor. Has the City Forgiven His Antisemitic Comments?

“Y’all better pay attention to this climate control, man, this climate manipulation. And DC keep talking about, ‘We a resilient city.’ And that’s a model based off the Rothschilds controlling the climate to create natural disasters they can pay for to own the cities, man. Be careful.” —Trayon White Sr., March 16, 2018 You may remember Trayon White Sr., the Washington, DC councilmember who famously said that a Jewish banking family controls the weather back in 2018. Now, nearly four years later, he is running for a new political office: DC mayor.  White, 37, has been a popular member of the DC city council since 2017. He represents Ward 8, a predominantly Black community and home to the city’s poorest neighborhoods. When he first took office, he was known locally as the youngest member of the council, sitting...

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