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Opinion | 10 Days in the Heroic Little Nation of Israel – University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

| January 14, 2020

The sun sets on the hills of the Old City of Jerusalem as we are greeted with the singing of Am Yisrael Chai and the blowing of the shofar.

LETTER: Anti-Semitism and bigotry is once again on rise – SouthCoastToday.com

| January 14, 2020

The Standard-Times verifies and reviews all letters to the editor we receive. The letters represent the views of the letter writers, not those of The Standard-Times. With the recent attack on Jews in Monsey, New York we have one more piece of evidence illustrating the growing hatred for Jews in the United States and the world.

Trump says he stands with Iran protesters, but banned them from the US – Business Insider

| January 14, 2020

Less than two weeks after threatening to potentially commit a war crime by bombing Iranian "culture sites," President Donald Trump is portraying himself as a fierce defender of ordinary Iranians.

Stabbings, shootings, assaults weigh on US Jewish youth – Southernminn.com

| January 14, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) When a man spewed anti-Semitic slurs and spat on her face, Shoshana Blum remembered her ancestors who survived the Holocaust, and instead of looking down she defiantly stared at him eye to eye.

On Spotify, hate streams unchecked as playlists praise Hitler, call to gas Jews – The Times of Israel

| January 14, 2020

Music-streaming giant Spotify is host to dozens of user-generated playlists with titles praising Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, mocking Holocaust victims, and featuring photos of swastikas and white nationalist hate symbols, The Times of Israel has found. Among the anti-Semitic playlist titles are a variety of explicit calls to gas or kill Jews (Gas the Jews music; Jews gas chamber;Straight gas BURN THE JEWS; Gas Jews;Kill the Jews;GasOnThemJ3ws; burn the Jews), as well as Holocaust denial (The Holocaust was an exaggerated game of hide and seek; The Holocaust was a joke;Rocking the soccks [sic] off holocaust victims; Just found out the Holocaust was fake).

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Comes to Main Street Theater – Broadway World

| January 14, 2020

Main Street Theater (MST) is presenting the timely classic, The Diary of Anne Frank based on the iconic book.

CNNs Tapper: WH Spox Grisham Added to Trumps Smear – Breitbart

| January 14, 2020

On Mondays broadcast of CNNs The Lead, host Jake Tapper accused White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham of adding to what he described to be President Donald Trumps smear. In reference to the political debate over the killing of Iranian GeneralQasem Soleimani, Tapper said, Today President Trump is so aggressively trying to make his case retweeting this depiction of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer standing in front of the Iranian flag wearing traditional Islamic clothing. He continued, A retweet that prompted the head of the Anti-Defamation League to write, Its outrageous that Donald Trump elevated such repulsive anti-Muslim bigotry

Following anti-Semitic attack, Monsey’s Jewish community will not be ‘cowed’ to change – Heritage Florida Jewish News

| January 14, 2020

(JNS)-Less than 24 hours after five people were stabbed at a rabbi's home on Forshay Road in Monsey, N.Y., Jews gathered on the lawn to sing and dance as a Torah scroll was dedicated at a nearby synagogue, making for a far different scene from the night before. On Saturday night, Grafton Thomas, 38, entered the home of Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg and began stabbing people who had come to celebrate the seventh night of Chanukah.

Jewish Home members approve merger with far-right Otzma Yehudit – The Times of Israel

| January 14, 2020

Jersey City shooters targeted Hasidic man in drive-by a week before attack The two people who stormed a kosher grocery in Jersey City and killed three people planned an assault for some time and were involved in another shooting of a Jewish person a week earlier, authorities say Monday. State and federal law enforcement officials reveal details about the months leading up to the shootings by David Anderson and Francine Graham, a couple who expressed hatred of Jews and law enforcement in notes left at the grocery shooting scene and in online posts. Anderson, 47, and Graham, 50, shot and killed Jersey City Detective Joseph Seals in a chance meeting in a cemetery on December 10, then drove to the market and killed Mindel Ferencz, 31, who owned the grocery with her husband; Moshe Deutsch, 24, a rabbinical student from Brooklyn, who was shopping there; and store employee Douglas Miguel Rodriguez

Learning Talmud daily has changed the way I think about Judaism – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| January 14, 2020

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


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