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Parasha and Herzl: The Golden Calf reappears – The Jerusalem Post

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Theodor Herzl predicted that there would be those dancing around the Golden Calf once the Jewish state was established.

Zionist Organization of America Calls on Bernie Sanders to Fire Jew-hating New Advisor – Breitbart

| March 12, 2020

TEL AVIV TheZionist Organization of America (ZOA) has called on Democratic presidential hopeful Sen.

We tried having a peaceful vacation on the Israel-Lebanon border – Haaretz

| March 12, 2020

Metula is a special place.

18 Art Exhibitions (and 1 Architectural Wonder) in N.Y.C. Right Now – The New York Times

| March 12, 2020

TAKING SHAPE: ABSTRACTION FROM THE ARAB WORLD, 1950S-1980S at Grey Art Gallery (through April 4). The graphic simplicity of the Arabic alphabet means that it can be made to look like almost anything, from a rearing horse to a pixelated television screen. Most of the artists in this exhibition had some European or American training, and alongside unusual sandy palettes and a few unexpected details, youll see plenty of approaches that look familiar: lucid colors la Josef Albers, crimson bursts of impasto similar to early Abstract Expressionism

The First Novelist Accused of Cultural Appropriation – The Atlantic

| March 12, 2020

Read: Alexandra Styron on reading her father By the time my father laid down the final words of Nat Turner, in January 1967, race relations in America had moved into another gear. Malcolm X was dead, the Civil Rights Act of 1966 was dead, and Huey Newton and Bobby Seale were organizing a neighborhood-watch group that would become the Black Panther Party.

Preparing for the worst-case scenario: Jewish aid groups scramble amid the coronavirus outbreak – Jewish Journal

| March 12, 2020

Ari Feldman Nikki delivering Purim goodies to her quarantined friends. NEW YORK (JTA) The run-up to Passover is the busiest time of the year for Masbia, a nonprofit that operates three kosher soup kitchens in Brooklyn and Queens. The organization has to order all kosher-for-Passover food and scrub one of its locations kitchens so it can prepare food without any trace of bread or other leavened products.

Where Pastrami on Rye Rubs Elbows With Falafel and Baklava – The New York Times

| March 12, 2020

I wish the pastrami and corned beef were sliced with knives, as they are at Katzs Delicatessen. On the other hand, Pastrami Masters makes sandwiches in four sizes, not just a single one the size of a hiking boot. Neither deli uses rye worth singing about.

Local Students Share Stories of Intolerance and Search for Solutions at Sen. Harckham Panel – River Journal Staff

| March 12, 2020

Hate in the Age of Multiculturalism As a youngster growingup in Somers, Ihad dozens of experiences where a friend or classmate,or I, wastargeted because ofreligion or another personal characteristic. Isawswastikas on every stop sign from my house to the school via the route I drove. I was told,I hate Jews but youre ok by a classmate while we sat in the guidance counselors office..I was invited to Sunday dinner at a classmates house and sat frozen as the adults around the table took turns telling jokes about Jews and Blacks.

The Dark Universe of Antisemitism – besacenter.org

| March 12, 2020

Bernie Sanders, photo via Wikimedia Commons, and Jeremy Corbyn, photo by Garry Knight via Flickr CC BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,478, March 11, 2020 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The acceptance of a non-legal working definition of antisemitism by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in 2016 was an important step forward in the battle against this widespread hatred.

Exclusive interview: NYU International Relations Professor builds bridges with Crown Heights neighbors – US & Canada – Arutz Sheva

| March 12, 2020

NYU Adjunct Professor for International Relations Roy Germano lives a few blocks from the hasidic Jewish community of Crown Heights, Brooklyn. His work in bringing different perspectives to contemporary conflicts was instrumental in bringing him closer to the local Jewish community after witnessing recent violence directed towards his neighbors, by his neighbors.


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