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The Jewish Debasing Of American Culture | Real Jew News

| September 29, 2017

in 1923 in the state of Massachusetts. He now goes by the name, Sumner Redstone

Asian American Heritage Committee | United Federation of …

| September 29, 2017

The Asian American Heritage Committee promotes awareness of Asian and Asian American cultures in the United Federation of Teachers and the broader labor movement. We accomplish this goal by hosting a wide array of events throughout the year and participating in all union activities.

Ashkenazi Jewish Heritage | Susan G. Komen

| September 28, 2017

In the U.S., breast cancer risk is slightly higher among Jewish women than among other women [27]. This increased risk is likely due to the high prevalence of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations in Jewish women of Eastern European descent (Ashkenazi Jews).

U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents Spike 86 Percent So Far in …

| September 26, 2017

In 2016, there was a 34 percent year-over-year increase in incidents assaults, vandalism, and harassment with a total of 1,266 acts targeting Jews and Jewish institutions. Nearly 30 percent of these incidents (369) occurred in November and December

What is Anti-Semitism? | ADL

| September 26, 2017

Hostility toward Jews dates to ancient times, perhaps to the beginning of Jewish history. From the days of the Bible until the Roman Empire, Jews were criticized and sometimes punished for their efforts to remain a separate social and religious group one that refused to adopt the values and the way of life of the non-Jewish societies in which it lived.

Hasidic Jews and Ultra-Orthodox Judaism – ThoughtCo

| September 26, 2017

by Lisa Katz Updated September 20, 2017 In general, Orthodox Jews are followers who believe in a fairly strict observance of the rules and teachings of the Torah, as compared to the more liberal practices of members of modern Reform Judaism. Within the group known as Orthodox Jews, however, there are degrees of conservatism

Touro Synagogue History

| September 22, 2017

Origins First Jews in Newport. The small but growing colony of Newport, Rhode Island received its first Jewish residents in the 17th century, possibly as early as 1658. The earliest known Jewish settlers arrived from Barbados, where a Jewish community had existed since the 1620s

Live Streaming : Central Synagogue

| September 22, 2017

Watch On-Demand Any Shabbat or holiday service that is live streamed will now be available “on-demand” for one week after its conclusion. Simply click on the menu icon (the three lines) in the upper-right hand corner of the stream player above, select “View Archives,” then press the play button on the service you’d like to watch. Please Note: Private family life-cycle events (i.e.

Exeter Synagogue

| September 21, 2017

Membership We welcome anyone who is Jewish to become a member of the Congregation.

15th Annual Russian Heritage Month – rhmonth.org

| September 20, 2017

The Annual Russian Heritage Month celebrates and honors the rich diversity of cultural traditions brought to the U.S. from the many countries of the former Soviet Union. The Russian-speaking community plays an indispensable role in the culture, economic and social life of New York, the US and the world.


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