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It may not be ripe for a large white supremacist rally, but there’s hate in CT – The CT Mirror

| August 15, 2017

MARKESHIA RICKS / New Haven Independent Nearly 300 people gathered Sunday at Chapel and Church streets in New Haven, one of several rallies around the state to protest white supremacist violence and hate. Washington Connecticut may not be fertile ground for a white supremacist rally like the one that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va., but the state is not immune to hate



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Alleged driver of car that plowed into Charlottesville crowd was a Nazi sympathizer, former teacher says – Washington Post

| August 13, 2017

(Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post) CHARLOTTESVILLE A man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of protesters here killing one person and leaving 19injured long sympathized with Nazi views and had stood with a group of white supremacists hours before Saturdays bloody crash. The alleged driver, James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Ohio, had espoused extremist ideals at least since high school, according to Derek Weimer, a history teacher



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Yiddish drama ‘Menashe’ opens lens on Hasidic Brooklyn – Jweekly.com

| August 9, 2017

On a sidewalk crowded with people moving at the pace of a typical New York day, nobody stands out. Eventually a man appears in the back of the frame who gradually attracts our attention. Theres nothing extraordinary about him except hes a bulky man, and hes laboring more than anyone else in the summer heat



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The Meaning of Some Common Sephardic Last Names – Aish

| August 6, 2017

Whereas most Ashkenazi surnames are of relatively recent origin, Spanish Jews have used family names since medieval times and are used by their descendants to this very day. Although Sephardi and Ashkenazi names are distinctly different, many times they mean the same thing. For instance, the Italian surname of Montefiore is identical in meaning to the German surname Bloomberg, both of which mean mountain of flowers



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Don’t be pro-Israel, be pro-Sarah – Heritage Florida Jewish News

| August 5, 2017

Chaya Salomon was murdered at a Sabbath dinner with her family. The 46-year-old Jewish woman was stabbed to death alongside her 70-year-old father Yosef and her 36-year-old brother Elad. Photos showthe kitchen of the Salomon house in the Israeli village of Neve Tsuf covered in blood



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Sheri Zvi is ADL’s new Florida regional director – Sun Sentinel

| August 5, 2017

On July 17, Sheri Zvi became the new Florida regional director of the Anti-Defamation League.



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Menashe Is a Moving Drama of Hasidic Life – The Atlantic

| August 3, 2017

The titular schlubby hero of Menashe might, with a few tweaks, be a perfect fit for the lead of a Judd Apatow comedy about a wayward man-child.



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Ensconced at New York Times, pro-Israel advocate Bari Weiss smears Sarsour as a ‘hater’ – Mondoweiss

| August 2, 2017

The New York Times has laid down a red line: anti-Zionism is hate speech. This is the message of an article by one of its staff opinion editors, Bari Weiss, about the Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour. When Progressives Embrace Hate.



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Yiddish film is a rare look into Hasidic Brooklyn life | The Times of … – The Times of Israel

| August 2, 2017

BOSTON (JTA) With more than a decades worth of experience in the film industry, mostly in documentaries, director Joshua Weinstein has released his first feature-length narrative film. Whats surprising is that Weinstein, a secular Jew, has made a movie entirely in Yiddish.



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America is helping Montenegro’s democracy mature – Washington Examiner

| August 2, 2017

This week, Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Montenegro. His historic visit signals a new chapter not only in bilateral relations, but also strengthen the overall trans-Atlantic alliance. Most importantly, the visit will celebrate just how far the Montenegrin economy has come due in large part to quiet American leadership and a growing Montenegrin commitment to Western values.



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