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The complexity of identity – The Daily Cardinal

| May 8, 2020

In this quarantine time Ive been yearning for some light, entertaining TV to occupy my time. And yet, somehow, Ive ended up watching mostly holocaust movies

Call yourself a friend? Then stop Israels West Bank annexation disaster – Haaretz

| May 8, 2020

Israels "national emergency government," forged in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, is on the verge of creating an even greater national emergency if its annexation plan for the West Bank is implemented, as expected, this summer. Only massive international pressure can stop it. In teaming up with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz has not only reneged on his campaign pledge not to serve in a government headed by an indicted prime minister, but he also has caved to Netanyahus demands on annexation of Area C of the West Bank, against hisprevious, andbetter,judgment.

Two authors delight in the remnants of generations past J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| May 8, 2020

How can we draw meaning from the remnants of past generations be they photographs, candlesticks, documents or letters and squeeze out the stories they tell? Its a challenge that only increases over time. Hadley Freeman grew up feeling distant from her paternal grandmother, who carried an air of sadness and mystery

Meron In The Shadow Of The Coronavirus – Yeshiva World News

| May 8, 2020

The Knesset voted on Wednesday evening to enforce restrictions regarding Lag BOmer which falls out this year on Monday, May 11, rejecting a National Security Council recommendation to impose a nationwide lockdown for the day. Instead, the Knesset voted to ban virtually all bonfires, including private ones, and to close off the entire town of Meron to visitors from Thursday of this week until May 13, with the exception of residents of the town of Meron and workers and visitors to three exclusive bonfires on Lag BOmer.

This is the perfect time to get into pickling – The Jewish Star

| May 8, 2020

By Sophia Gottfried, The Nosher Youve tried coaxing a sourdough starter to life or braiding a challah, turned speckled bananas into muffins, maybe even churned out mounds of pasta.

Opinion | It’s the anniversary of Iran’s murder of a Jewish businessman. The Jewish community must break its silence. – Forward

| May 8, 2020

In 1967, when the Islamic clerics of Tehran were in the middle of constructing their new and grand Hossieneh Ershad mosque in the heart of the city, their funds for the project dried up. They turned to individual Muslim business leaders and observant Islamic individuals for financial help to complete the grand mosque after work on it came to an abrupt halt

Malls, markets and gyms reopening today – The Jerusalem Post

| May 8, 2020

Malls, markets and workout centers across the country are opening their doors Thursday for the first time since they were forced to shutter nearly two months ago due to the coronavirus crisis.Patrons will be required to wear masks, have their temperature taken upon entry and stay two meters away from each other.On Wednesday, shop and gym owners worked furiously to prepare their facilities for guests.

Shin Bet Receives Three Week Extension to Tap Personal Cell Phones – JerusalemOnline

| May 8, 2020

The Subcommittee on Intelligence, Secret Services and Captive and Missing Persons, chaired by Lt.-Gen.

Chris Coons has the inside track to be Biden’s secretary of state – Jewish Insider

| May 8, 2020

On a Friday evening in February, former Sen. Joe Lieberman stepped out of his hotel in Germany en route to the second annual presentation of the John McCain Dissertation Award, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The destination was a restaurant more than a mile away, and Lieberman, who is Shabbat-observant, was planning to set off on foot for the long walk when he ran into his former colleague, Chris Coons, the junior senator from Delaware who was also attending the dinner.

Group investigating after paintballs fired at Jewish man in Willowbrook – SILive.com

| May 8, 2020

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A volunteer group is investigating after paintballs were fired at an Orthodox Jewish man while on his Willowbrook porch on April 26.


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