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What is the Jewish American heritage? – Washington Jewish Week

| May 25, 2020

Girls march against child labor in a May Day parade, New York City, 1909Photo Library of Congress Black History Month was announced in 1969. Womens History Month came about in 1987. Irish-American Heritage Month was created in 1990

The Best Live Theater to Stream Online Today – Time Out

| May 25, 2020

The current crisis has had a devastating effect on the performing arts. Broadwayhas shut down, and the ban on gatherings in New Yorkextends to all other performance spaces as well. So the show must go onlineand, luckily, streaming video makes that possible

COVID-19 UPDATE: County Executive Bellone Optimistic As Downward Trends Point Toward Imminent Reopening – 27east.com

| May 25, 2020

Sunday, 3:30 p.m.: County Executive Bellone Optimistic As Downward Trends Point Toward Imminent Reopening While the weather is not cooperating, the official start of summer in the Hamptons is not canceled and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said he is confident that a slow, smart reopening will only build its momentum, as long as overall COVID-19 metrics continue to decline.

The Happiest Day of the Year is… Yes, Shavuos. Here’s Why – Yeshiva World News

| May 25, 2020

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com Most people think it is Purim or Simchas Torah but Shavuos??

Three Chareidi Batei Dinim Rule that Eliezer Berland is Guilty and Should be Ostracized – Yeshiva World News

| May 25, 2020

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) The Talmud Yerushalmi in Kiddushin 4:1 states that a Kiddush Hashem is greater than a Chillul Hashem.

This Jerusalem Day, we need unity in more than just our government – The Jerusalem Post

| May 25, 2020

For 2,000 years, our ancestors prayed and yearned for a return to Jerusalem at the most meaningful moments of the year: at the conclusion of the Yom Kippur service and of the Passover Seder.As we celebrate the reunification of Jerusalem on this Jerusalem Day, let us examine some classic sources on the citys deep, spiritual meaning in our faith.Psalm 122 is filled with King Davids strong emotions about Jerusalem. In verse three, he sings that it is a city united together. The Jerusalem Talmud (Chagiga 2:6) explains that this means it is a city that makes all of Israel into friends.While the rest of Israel was divided with each of the 12 tribes receiving its own portions of land, Jerusalem is shared by two tribes: Judah and Benjamin.

The Jewiest (and least Jewish) Muppets The Forward – Forward

| May 25, 2020

Some Muppets dont even have lower bodies. But they might all have faith traditions.

Community Briefs: KleinLife Adds Telephone Talk Therapy and More – Jewish Exponent

| May 25, 2020

ADL Criticizes Berks County GOP Facebook Posts Anti-Defamation League Philadelphia Regional Director Shira Goodman issued a statement on May 15 condemning two recent posts on the Berks County Republican Party Facebook page.

Husband of ReOpenNC leader says hes willing to kill people to fight government control – Winston-Salem Journal

| May 25, 2020

With the ReOpenNC group planning protests in five North Carolina cities on Memorial Day including Greensboro, the husband of one of the groups founders published a Facebook video that says violence shouldnt be ruled out. Are we willing to kill people? Are we willing to lay our lives down

Dozens of Windows Shattered at Illinois Synagogue – Jewish Journal

| May 25, 2020

Police in Peoria, Ill., are investigating nine broken windows at a synagogue in the city. Authorities believe the vandalism at Congregation Anshai Emeth, which houses the Hebrew Day School, occurred between Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, when it was reported to law enforcement


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