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02/13 Links Pt2: Antisemitism and anti-Zionism. Performing …

| February 15, 2019

From Ian:David Collier: Antisemitism and anti-Zionism. Performing the duck testIs it antisemitism or anti-Zionism

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

| February 14, 2019

Pittsburgh -- A truck driver accused of killing 11 people during an attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue has pleaded not guilty. Robert Bowers, 46, was in federal court Monday and pleaded not guilty to a new indictment that added 19 additional counts

Combating Holocaust Denial: Origins of Holocaust Denial …

| February 14, 2019

Nazi policy did a great deal to facilitate denial of the Holocaust even as the killing operation unfolded across German-occupied Europe during World War II. The Holocaust was a state secret in Nazi Germany

Ashkenazi | Definition & Facts |

| February 13, 2019

Ashkenazi, plural Ashkenazim, from Hebrew Ashkenaz (Germany), member of the Jews who lived in the Rhineland valley and in neighbouring France before their migration eastward to Slavic lands (e.g., Poland, Lithuania, Russia) after the Crusades (11th13th century) and their descendants. After the 17th-century persecutions in eastern Europe, large numbers of these Jews resettled in western Europe, where they assimilated, as they had done in eastern Europe, with other Jewish communities

Neo-Hasidism – Wikipedia

| February 11, 2019

Neo-Hasidism is a name given to contemporary Jewish trends of a significant fusing or revival of interest in the teachings of Kabbalah and Hasidism by members of other existing Jewish movements. Among non-Orthodox Jews, this trend stems from the writings of non-Orthodox teachers of Hasidic Judaism like Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Lawrence Kushner, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Arthur Green.[1] This is usually associated with the members of the Jewish Renewal movement. A second form of this trend is found within the Modern Orthodox Jewish community, and is referred to as Neo-Chassidus, involving those who are Modern Orthodox but have taken interest in the works of Hasidic masters.[2] Martin Buber helped initiate interest in Hasidism among modernized Jews through a series of books he wrote in the first decades of the 20th century, such as Tales of the Hasidic Masters and the Legend of the Baal Shem Tov

Ezra Miller Ethnicity of Celebs | What Nationality …

| February 10, 2019

11/13/2017 Ezra Miller Justice League World Premiere Arrivals Dolby Theatre Hollywood, CA, USA Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 False Photo Credit: David Gabber / Birth Name: Ezra Matthew Miller Place of Birth: Wyckoff, New Jersey, U.S. Date of Birth: September 30, 1992 Ethnicity:*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)*German, Dutch (mother) Ezra Miller is an American actor, singer, musician, and model.

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month – Miami and The …

| February 10, 2019

By: Shayne BenowitzMay 3, 2018 The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIUis your headquarters for celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month in May. This nationally observed heritage month has deep roots in South Florida that you may not even realize

Zionism | Definition, History, Examples, & Facts …

| February 7, 2019

Zionism, Jewish nationalist movement that has had as its goal the creation and support of a Jewish national state in Palestine, the ancient homeland of the Jews (Hebrew: Eretz Yisrael, the Land of Israel).

Hasidim And Mitnagdim – Jewish Virtual Library

| February 2, 2019

Although contemporary Jews often use the word "Hasid" as a synonym for ultra-Orthodox, Hasidism, a religious movement that arose in eighteenth century Eastern Europe, was originally regarded as revolutionary and religiously liberal. Its opponents, known as Mitnagdim, were themselves Orthodox Jews. More than any thing else, the stories that each group told about its rabbinic leaders exemplify the differences among them.

YIVO | Ger Hasidic Dynasty

| February 2, 2019

The Ger dynasty (also Gur), named for the town of Gra Kalwaria in the Warsaw district, had the largest following of any Hasidic group in central Poland until the Holocaust andto a large degree dominated Jewish religious life in the area around Warsaw for some 80 years.

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