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The Uniqueness of Ashkenazi Jewish Ancestry is Important for …

| March 30, 2019

By Bethann Hromatka, Ph.D. Ashkenazi Jews are one group that fall under the umbrella of European, but its clear from numerous studies that theyre genetically unique and distinct from the European population at large. Most people with Ashkenazi ancestry trace their DNA to Eastern and Central Europe, but also have Middle Eastern ancestry, which is just one reason for their genetic uniqueness

President Trump Proclaims May ‘Jewish American Heritage …

| March 30, 2019

Donald Trump wearing a Jewish prayer shawl.. (photo credit: CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS) Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before

Zionism Gays For Trump

| March 29, 2019

3:39 PM 03/22/2019 | Education Adelle Nazarian | Contributor San Francisco State University (SFSU), a part of the California State University system, agreed Wednesday to a settlement agreement that includes the acknowledgement of Zionism as an important part of Jewish identity, thereby safeguarding the rights of Jewish students on campus. As part of the settlement agreement, SFSU acknowledged that it will issue a statement affirming that it understands that, for many Jews, Zionism is an important part of their identity. The lawsuit was brought against SFSU by Winston and Strawn, LLP and The Lawfare Project on behalf of Liam Kern and Charles Volk, two SFSU students who alleged that the school and the CSU Board of Trustees engaged in anti-Semitism against them when SFSU revoked the on-campus Hillel chapter from participating in a Know Your Rights Fair on Feb

Mike Pompeo warns anti-zionism is ‘new’ anti-semitism at …

| March 29, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Monday that anti-Zionism is becoming the new form of anti-Semitism and firmly committed the administration to fight it.

Visiting a Brooklyn Hassidic Community – TripSavvy

| March 29, 2019

From Chinatown to Brighton Beach, there are numerous culturally vibrant neighborhoods in New York's melting pot.

YIVO | Hasidism: Dance

| March 29, 2019

From the beginning of Hasidism, teachers associated with the movement considered dance, along with music, an avenue of worship. In Hasidic thought and literature, dancing is both an expression and a stimulator of joy, and as such has a therapeutic effect

How the OK Symbol Became a Popular Trolling Gesture | Anti …

| March 25, 2019

Updated: 9/5/18 Has the simple thumb-and-forefinger OK hand gesture become a common white supremacist hand sign? Not quite, but it has become a popular gesture used by people across several segments of the right and far rightincluding some actual white supremacistswho generally use it to trigger reactions, or what they would describe as trolling the libs

Zionism and Anti-Semitism | Torah Jews

| March 25, 2019

Theodor Herzl (1860-1904), the founder of modern Zionism, recognized that anti-Semitism would further his cause, the creation of a separate state for Jews. To solve the Jewish Question, he maintained we must, above all, make it an international political issue. Herzl wrote that Zionism offered the world a welcome final solution of the Jewish question

The Criminalization of Zionism | Sarah Levin | The Blogs

| March 24, 2019

Earlier this month, when Congresswoman Ilhan Omar accused American Jews of dual-loyalty to the State of Israel, many former Jewish refugees from Arab countries and Iran recoiled, remembering the innocent Jewish lives imprisoned and lost in their countries of origin because of anti-Semitic accusations of dual loyalty. American Jews, including those from the Arab world and Iran, questioned why leaders of the Democratic party insist on keeping Congresswoman Omar on the House Foreign Affairs Committee after she repeatedly spouted the same anti-Semitic tropes that led to the oppression and ethnic cleansing of one million Jews from the Middle East and North Africa. Why are they allowing a member who clearly knows so little about Israel and global anti-Semitism to sit on a committee that helps shape US Foreign Policy

Heights Jewish Center Synagogue – Cleveland’s Friendliest …

| March 22, 2019

Refuah Sheleimah to Rob Altshuler, Sylvia Cohen (Tzipporah Bas Malka), Shira Katz (Shira Shlima Liba Bas Leah), Simcha Meyer Liss (Simcha Meyer Ben Shimcha), and Chaya Mintz (Chaya Musha Zelda Bas Chasia Devorah). Condolences to Chaya (Jenny) Mintz on the passing of her mother Helen Dorthy Nadle. Shiva is at the home of Sue Greenberg (Chayas sister) 23860 Greenlawn on Sunday and Monday from 2-7:30 pm.


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