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Time to ‘get over Darwin’

Science | A Yale scientist denounces belief in Darwinian evolution
by Julie Borg
Posted 8/22/19, 02:40 pm

Yale University computer science professor David Gelernter publicly turned his back on Darwin’s theory of evolution in a recent op-ed for the Claremont Review of Books. “Darwin has failed,” he declared.

Gelernter did not speak much of his Jewish religious ideology and fell short of wholeheartedly endorsing intelligent design, but he unequivocally stated that scientists should “get over Darwin and move on.”

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Jewish voters drawn into Trump feud with Omar, Tlaib

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/21/19, 12:35 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” He made the remarks in the Oval Office while talking about Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, who have both asked the United States to reconsider foreign aid to Israel. The Muslim congresswomen also criticized how Israel handled their plans to visit the West Bank.

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Muslim congresswoman says she won’t visit Israel

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/16/19, 12:21 pm

Israel offered to let U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib into the occupied West Bank to visit her 90-year-old grandmother, but the congresswoman declined Friday because of conditions placed on her visit. “Visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions meant to humiliate me would break my grandmother’s heart,” the Democrat who represents a district in Michigan, said in a statement. Israel did not want Tlaib promoting boycotts of it in protest of the treatment of Palestinians there.

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