'Well, I'm a proud Jew, and here's what I know,' said Diane Ore of Champaign, chairwoman of Bend the Arc CU. 'Claiming Jews are disloyal — that we are not full Americans — is a centuries-old anti-Semitic trope designed to isolate and endanger Jewish people.'

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In our weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell chats with the Rev. Kyle Lucas, a former University of Illinois student who is the new assistant chaplain at St. John's Catholic Newman Center on campus.


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