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January 18, 2019 - 1:43pm
Greenville County, SC resident Jim Hennigan reflects on the 15th anniversary of Martin Luther King Day being recognized as an official holiday in his county. The battle over the holiday lasted nearly 20 years culminating in an affirmative vote of the county council in 2004, making Greenville the last county to recognize the holiday in South Carolina.
January 18, 2019 - 8:21am
This month there are NIOT film screenings and teach-ins planned in Michigan, Ohio and New York State. 
January 14, 2019 - 2:45pm
Sadaf Jaffer, the new mayor of Montgomery Township in New Jersey, talks about why representation matters and why it’s important to stand in solidarity with minority groups in America today.
December 11, 2018 - 2:04pm
Jews all over the world recently celebrated the festival of Hanukkah by lighting the menorah and savoring symbolic foods. However, even the most thoughtful modern commentators rarely note that the historical events that Hanukkah commemorates also represent a striking, yet unheralded contribution to the evolution and establishment of Judaism’s highest value: The sanctity of life.
December 6, 2018 - 5:51pm
The attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh was a tragic reminder of what's at stake. Many of us have been or know someone who has been targeted by hate based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, ability, and/or nationality. But, together, we can take action.   I'm writing to remind you there is something we can do to stop hate.