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At 17, I’m the youngest woman to complete the seven-plus year study of the Talmud – JTA News

| January 11, 2020

EFRAT, West Bank (JTA)I didnt start learning the Talmud to take a stand or voice an opinion. When I started learning a page of Talmud per day (Daf Yomi) at age 10, I didnt realize that anyone would even notice. To me, it was just something I did, a part of my day that was dedicated to learning Torah with my brother and father

The BroadsheetDAILY ~ 1/09/20 ~ News of Lower Manhattan – ebroadsheet.com

| January 11, 2020

Ferklempt Cuomo Announces Planned Expansion of Museum of Jewish Heritage Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to expand the Museum of Jewish Heritage, which is located within Wagner Park, in Battery Park City. At his annual State of the State address, delivered Wednesday in Albany, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo included on his list of dozens of proposals an announcement that he was directing the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) to develop an expansion plan for the Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, located within Wagner Park, on Battery Place

Tiffany Haddish Says Beyonc’s Mom Gifted Her Bible Encrusted with Diamonds for Her Bat Mitzvah Celebration – AmoMama

| January 11, 2020

Tiffany Haddish revealed she received a beautiful bible from Tina Lawson for her bar mitzvah. "Is she trying to say, 'Hey! You know you Black right?'" the comedian joked.

Cuomo touts progressive proposals in 2020 State of the State – New York Post

| January 11, 2020

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday delivered his 10th State of the State address, outlining his vision for New York at the dawn of a new decade

Monsey rabbi who survived stabbing attack gives invocation at New York State of the State address – JTA News

| January 11, 2020

NEW YORK (JTA) Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg, whose home was the site of a stabbing last month on the holiday of Hanukkah, delivered an invocation at Governor Andrew Cuomos State of the State address. Joseph Gluck, the man who stopped the attacker by throwing a coffee table at his head, was also in attendance and received a standing ovation. The attacker injured five people at Rottenbergs home in Monsey, New York, on Dec.

Club Briefs: Italian American Society will see you on the court – Marco News

| January 11, 2020

Duplicate Bridge Club The ACBL sanctioned Duplicate Bridge at Jewish Congregation of Marco Islandresumes Tuesday, Dec. 17, through March at the Synagogue, located at 991 Winterberry Drive.

Hank Greenberg: A Cancer In The Body Politic – WAMC

| January 11, 2020

The holiday season is a time of joy and goodwill.

Jewish groups and lawmakers laud legacy of John Lewis after he announces pancreatic cancer diagnosis – Heritage Florida Jewish News

| January 11, 2020

WASHINGTON (JTA)-The black-Jewish coalition that has fought for civil rights since the 1960s has the city of Atlanta as its nexus. Folks there cite three reasons for this: a substantial African-American population, a relatively large Jewish community and John Lewis.

Meghan and Harry Announce Step Back from Senior Royal Status, And Other Notes From the Week – Verily

| January 11, 2020

Were pleased to bring you While You Were OutVerily quick takes on the happenings of this week. Last Sunday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association hosted its 77th Golden Globes award ceremony, and major film awards were taken home by Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and 1917.In some memorable roles from the year, Renee Zellweger took home best actress in a drama for her portrayal of Judy Garland in Judy, and Awkwafina took home the honors for her lead role in The Farewell.

Millionaire businesswoman who fled Nazis as five-year-old refugee returning to Shropshire – shropshirestar.com

| January 11, 2020

Entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist, Dame Stephanie Shirley, will be a keynote speaker at a seminar celebrating the centenary of the Save the Children charity, founded by Ellesmere-born sisters Eglantyne Jebb and Dorothy Buxton. The 86-year-old, who has given away at least 67 million of the estimated 150 million fortune she accumulated after selling her IT company in 1993, is also keen to meet some of her old school friends from her days at Oswestry Girls High School in the late 1940s. Her remarkable life began in Germany in 1933 as the Nazis seized power.


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