How the Armenian diaspora forged coalitions to push for genocide recognition – The Conversation UK

| November 18, 2019

When Turkeys president Recep Tayyip Erdoan visited the White House on November 13, he said a landmark resolution passed by the House of Representatives in October recognising the Armenian genocide had hurt deeply the Turkish nation, and had the potential to cast a deep shadow over our bilateral relations. In 1915, the collapsing Ottoman Empire massacred an estimated 800,000 to 1.5m Armenians, but Turkey denies this was a genocide.

Non-profit wins approval for 60 affordable apartments off VFW Parkway in West Roxbury – Universal Hub

| November 18, 2019

Update, 11/14: The BPDA board gave its OK today. The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by B'nai B'rith Housing New England for 60 affordable apartments in a building between VFW Parkway and Baker Street, to the rear of Savers. The proposal now goes before the BPDA board this Thursday for final approval.

What Really Was the Sin of Sodom and Gomorrah? – Getting down to the core of evil – Chabad.org

| November 18, 2019

Joe the Sodomite Sodom and Gomorrah have come to represent the epitome of evil.

7 Jewish Texts You Must Read Profs Choose Their Favorites – Forward

| November 18, 2019

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