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New London man motivating youth through online reading – theday.com

| March 28, 2020

New London Hello everyone, this is Mr. Booker. And Im really excited about the book were about to read today.

Blind in one eye, Willie O’Ree became the first black player in the National Hockey League – Face2Face Africa

| March 28, 2020

Called the Jackie Robinson of hockey, Willie Eldon ORee became the first black man to play in the National Hockey League. Attaining that honor cost ORee a lot, including several instances of racial slurs, threats, and fights.

Inside the secretive Black Hebrew Israelite sect of Harlem, linked to Monsey stabber – Gruntstuff

| March 28, 2020

The couple who shot up a kosher market in Jersey Metropolis final month and the suspect in the Hanukkah stabbings in upstate Monsey had connections to the Black Hebrew Israelites, a secretive sect with some members preaching hate towards Jews. David Anderson, one of the shooters killed in the Dec

New York Local DA Announces Discrimination Inquiry Into Car Dealership Where Hasidic Man Was Told, ‘You’re Spreading the Virus’ – Algemeiner

| March 28, 2020

Johnstons Toyota dealership in New Hampton, New York, refused to service to a Hasidic Jewish man, with an employee telling him, Youre spreading the virus. Photo: Screenshot. A New York car dealership that refused to honor a Hasidic Jewish mans appointment by claiming he was spreading the coronavirus is now being investigated by the local district attorney for alleged antisemitic discrimination

Hasidic Jew Turned Away from Toyota Dealer in NY: You’re Spreading the Virus – Breaking Israel News

| March 28, 2020

A Hasidic man had an appointment on Monday to service his car at Toyota service center in Goshen, NY. However, instead of being serviced like the rest of the locations customers, he was told to leave because he was spreading the virus. The man said that he called Johnstons Toyota to see if he can bring his vehicle in for maintenance

‘Unorthodox’ Remembers Atrocities Of The Past While Stepping Bravely Into The Future – MTV.com

| March 28, 2020

I have tears in my eyes, 24-year-old actress Shira Haas says, responding to the shocking results of a 2018 survey by the Claims Conference, an organization dedicated to preserving the memories of Holocaust victims. The study reports that 41 percent of millennials believe that 2 million or fewer Jews were killed in the genocide (compared to the 6 million Jewish people who lost their lives, and the roughly 11 million people total who perished), and 66 percent of millennials cannot say what Auschwitz was

Iraqi interpreter and his family move into new home furnished by Omaha synagogue – Omaha World-Herald

| March 28, 2020

The novel coronavirus has put life on hold for many around the world, but it didnt stop a family in Omaha from reaching a huge milestone Friday. With help from an Omaha synagogue and a few friends, an Iraqi refugee family moved into a west Omaha apartment

Temple gift shops pick up where now-closed Judaica stores left off – The Jewish News of Northern California

| March 28, 2020

With only two independent Judaica stores remaining in the Bay Area, synagogue and JCC gift shops are filling a growing need not only for tangible items, but for community, too. Yves Jewelry & Judaica in Berkeley closed earlier this year, citing lackluster sales, leaving Dayenu (located at the JCC of San Francisco) and Afikomen (Berkeley) as the only two remaining independent stores selling ritual and other Jewish objects. Synagogue gift shops have been able to weather challenges like the proliferation of big-box stores and the convenience of internet shopping with the help of institutional support.

"It was sad but also a relief": This family hosted their son’s bar mitzvah over Zoom – Toronto Life

| March 28, 2020

It was sad but also a relief: This family hosted their sons bar mitzvah over Zoom Batya Grundland, a family doctor, and her husband, Mark Rottmann, a high-school science and engineering teacher, live in Toronto with their children Mattan, 13, Benjamin, 10, and Amitai, five. The family had been planning Mattans bar mitzvah for over two years, and the two-day event was set for last weekend.

Jewish leaders fear ultra-Orthodox Jews have missed isolation message – The Guardian

| March 28, 2020

Jewish leaders are concerned that messages about the risks of Covid-19, and the need to isolate and keep social distance, are not reaching pockets of the ultra-Orthodox community who rarely engage with the media and have limited access to the internet.


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