SoccerThe Jewish Press

‘Jews Always Run Away’: Fighting Stereotypes in Sports

A non-Jewish professional soccer player in the Netherlands has become the latest example of how the most virulent anti-Semitism can be directed at someone who isn’t a Jew, and yet is perceived to be one. Steven Berghuis announced last week that he was transferring from one top side, Feyenoord of...
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The Independent

100-year-old former concentration camp guard ‘to go on trial in Germany’

A 100-year-old former concentration camp guard is set to stand trial in Germany, according to reports. The man is said to have worked at the Sachsenhausen Nazi concentration camp near Berlin between 1942 to 1945. He is due to go on trial this autumn, according to a German Sunday newspaper. The district court of Neuruppin admitted the charges of accessory to murder in 3,500 cases.The defendant should be able to stand trial for two to two and a half hours a day, a court spokesperson told Welt am Sonntag.The 100-year-old has not been named for legal reasons. Around 200,000 people...
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The Hill

Oklahoma GOP fundraising off vaccinations, yellow stars

The Oklahoma Republican Party on Friday raised funds through a Facebook post that appeared to compare being unvaccianted to being a Jew in Nazi Germany. In a photo posted on the party's official Facebook page, a yellow Star of David like the ones Jews were forced to wear to identify themselves is shown with the word "Unvaccianted" superimposed on top of it.
Georgia StateWashington Times-Herald

Georgia town prepares for new street name

VALDOSTA, Georgia – July 22 was a day to celebrate for David Jonathan “D.J.” Davis and his group, the Action Sociology Anthropology Club at Valdosta State University. Valdosta City Council approved the request to change the name of Forrest Street – believed to be named for Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan founder Nathan Bedford Forrest – to Barack Obama Boulevard in a 6-1 vote.
ProtestsVoice of America

Protests Swell in France Over COVID Measures as Cases Rise

PARIS - After a slow start, the European Union has now overtaken the United States in vaccinating its citizens against COVID-19. Anti-vaccine resistance remains, including in France, where officials estimate more than 200,000 people joined demonstrations this weekend to protest a mandatory health pass. Brandishing banners proclaiming “freedom” and “pass...

100 best spy movies of all time

Since the silent era of film, spy films have been offering up a certain kind of escapism for movie-going audiences. Developing from the literary genre as early as the late 1800s, the first true piece of spy literature was a serial entitled “The Great War in 1897” by William Le Queux. The success of the serial inspired various other authors, such as Rudyard Kipling, to venture into this new written territory. From the success of the written works, spy films began as simple reenactments of real-life events in war, and increasing international tensions in the early 20th century laid the groundwork for the spy genre to become particularly successful, peak with World War I, then reach a lull.
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Salina Post

Today in History - Aug. 1

Today is Sunday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2021. There are 152 days left in the year. On August 1, 1907, the U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force. On this date:. In 1876, Colorado was admitted as the 38th state.
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National Interest

Death at Dunkirk: One Battle Almost Cost Britain 200,000 Men

It was a doomed and military foolhardy move, but it signaled the world—and potential allies like the United States—that Britain was still in the war. Here's What You Need To Remember: Despite the pounding the BEF took in France, a handful of divisions conquered Italian East Africa and routed Italy's North African armies. Churchill even dispatched an expeditionary force in March 1941 to support Greece against a German invasion.