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Opinion – Einat Wilf: Who will give up first in the battle for Zionism … – Jewish News

| May 24, 2017

A simple counting of 50 years of military occupation might lead reasonable people to believe that it can no longer be considered temporary.



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A Simplistic, Power-driven Religious Zionism Marches Away From Jewish Values – Haaretz

| May 24, 2017

Home > Opinion Parading through Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter, the Orthodox Jews marching for Jerusalem Day equate Jewish heroism with militaristic nationalism.



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Are Right-Wing American Jewish Settlers Destroying Zionism … – Tablet Magazine

| May 24, 2017

In 1848, while visiting England, Ralph Waldo Emerson heard a rumor about Alfred, Lord Tennyson, soon to become poet laureate and in great demand as a dinner guest. Tennyson had apparently agreed to a country-house weekend on three conditions: that he could smoke in the house, not have to come down to breakfast, and not hear any talk about the Irish question.



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The Talmud’s Hot Tub Time Machine – Tablet Magazine

| May 24, 2017

Literary criticAdam Kirschis readinga page of Talmuda day, along with Jews around the world. A strange, time-bending moment came in this weeks Daf Yomi reading, in the course of the rabbis extensive discussion of the laws of inheritance. As we saw last week, the order in which a deceased Jews relatives inherit his property was established in the Torah in Numbers Chapter 27, in the episode of Zelophehads daughters



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As Connecticut synagogue prepares to close, congregation looks to the future – New Haven Register

| May 24, 2017

TORRINGTON > > There are a series of plaques on the walls of the Beth El Synagogue on Litchfield Street, each bearing the name of a member of the congregation and their date of death. On the anniversary of their passing, a small light is illuminated next to their name, and they are announced during the next service in remembrance. Some of those lights were shining Tuesday afternoon; but the names are disappearing from the wall



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8 Panamanians Receive Spanish Citizenship Under Sephardic Law Of Return – Forward

| May 24, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) Eight Panamanian Sephardic Jews received Spanish citizenship from Spains ambassador to Panama in a ceremony at the embassy in Panama City. The group swore allegiance to the Spanish Constitution and the King, reportedlocal news website Telemetro, thanks to a law passed two years ago that allows the conferring of Spanish citizenshiponthose who prove to be descendants of Jews expelled from Spain in 1492. The ceremony held on Friday is an act of historical reparation with the Sephardic Jews who suffered the intolerance that was then not only in Spain, said Spanish ambassador to Panama, Ramon Santos



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8 Panamanians receive Spanish citizenship under law of return for Sephardi Jews – The Jewish Standard

| May 24, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO Eight Panamanian Sephardic Jews received Spanish citizenship from Spains ambassador to Panama in a ceremony at the embassy in Panama City. In a ceremony Friday, the group swore allegiance to the Spanish Constitution and the king, thelocal news website Telemetro reported.



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Is Meghan Markle Prince Harry’s Jewish Princess? The Forward – Forward

| May 24, 2017

Jewish and black girls have been mocked for their hair, their bodies and their other-ness. But they might be about to get a heroine at Buckingham Palace.



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Rishe Groner – Tablet Magazine

| May 24, 2017

Recently I fell into the same old discussion with a close girlfriend. As we talked about work, dating, and all the day-to-day trials of New York City women in 2017, she told me that if I stopped assuming that everything would just repeat as it always had, I might actually be able to break the cycle. Then, when she expressed anxiety over peoples criticism of her, I reminded her that her critics might just have problems with how they see themselves.



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Shavuot and paper cutting, a forgotten folk art form – Canadian Jewish News (blog)

| May 24, 2017

When I first met the wonderful American Jewish poet Marge Piercy, she asked me about Shavuot and paper cutting. Someone had sent her a piece of paper cut art and the gift evoked old memories of her grandmothers holiday observances. We both had vague recollections of the association of the spring festival with the folk art form, but it was not an active part of either of our families Jewish traditions



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