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Shira Haas of Unorthodox on Sharing the Joys of Her First Emmy Nod – The New York Times

| August 2, 2020

Shira Haas, the star of the Netflix limited series Unorthodox, about Esther, a young woman fleeing Hasidic Brooklyn, will always have a record of where she was when she received her first Emmy nomination. She decided to film the moment alongside Amit Rahav, who plays her husband in the series, because the two actors live a three-minute walk from each other in Tel Aviv. It could have been a disappointing clip, but it wasnt.

The indomitable spirit of the Jewish people – The story of Yavne – The Jerusalem Post

| August 2, 2020

Do all roads lead to Yavne?Among the most well-known Talmudic stories is the tale of R.

The Real Reason the Beit HaMikdash Was Destroyed – The Jewish Voice

| August 2, 2020

By: Ariel Natan Pasko Any generation in which the Beit HaMikdash [the Temple] was not rebuilt in their days, its considered as if they destroyed it, (Talmud Yerushalmi Yoma 5a). As we enter the Nine Days, before the fast of Tisha BAv, commemorating both Temples destructions, we need to investigate deeper into this situation. If were responsible, we need to ask, whats the real reason the Beit HaMikdash was destroyed, why it hasnt been rebuilt and, how can we fix it

It is forbidden for Rabbis to Make Aliyah ? (part 2 of 2) – The Times of Israel

| August 2, 2020

For Zions sake, I will not be silent QUESTION #9: Those of us who do not feel attached to the kedusha of Eretz Yisrael; how important is it for us to make us feel connected and appreciate Eretz Yisrael? Rav Shacter: Spend the summer in Eretz Yisrael, tour the country like they do on Birthright. All who go fall in love with Eretz Yisrael

Khalid Samad calls for an end to race supremacy, links Malay supremacy to Zionism, Nazism and White supremacy – Malay Mail

| August 2, 2020

Khalid Abdul Samad today called for an end to race supremacy, linking the notion to Zionism, Nazism and White supremacy but was quick to point out that that special privileges does not equate race supremacy. Picture by Miera Zulyana KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 Shah Alam MP Khalid Abdul Samad today called for an end to race supremacy, linking the notion to Zionism, Nazism and White supremacy but was quick to point out that that special privileges does not equate race supremacy.

Ashkenazi revitalized the IDF, now he can do the same to Foreign Ministry – The Jerusalem Post

| August 2, 2020

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi has already rehabilitated one important Israeli institution in his career the battered IDF following the Second Lebanon War in 2006.

The Jews of Switzerland – The Jerusalem Post

| August 2, 2020

Over the last three centuries, the Swiss Confederation, with its spectacular alpine beauty and prosperous economy, has attracted aspiring immigrants including many Jews. In the mid-1970s, I went to Zrich to study German in response to a job offer. It took me a while to adjust to this somewhat insular fortress nation with its stringent rules and high standards.

More Than 1,000 Companies Boycotted Facebook. Did It Work? – The New York Times

| August 2, 2020

The advertiser boycott of Facebook took a toll on the social media giant, but it may have caused more damage to the companys reputation than to its bottom line. The boycott, called #StopHateForProfit by the civil rights groups that organized it, urged companies to stop paying for ads on Facebook in July to protest the platforms handling of hate speech and misinformation.

Meet the man trying to drive antisemitism offline – Jewish News

| August 2, 2020

Imran Ahmed cant quite believe it himself.

Hate. Another ugly side-effect of COVID-19 – KHOU.com

| August 2, 2020

When it comes to COVID-19, Fort Bend County officials say theyre not only fighting the virus but the hate speech that comes along with it. FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas As COVID-19 continues to spread, elected officials and the Anti-Defamation League says so does a less-talked-about side-effect; hate, specifically against Asian communities


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