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In Israel, journalists are being attacked while covering the pandemic in haredi Orthodox communities – The Jewish News of Northern California

| October 24, 2020

As a journalist in Israel, Marc Israel Sellem has dodged shellfire and run through riots while working. But the Jerusalem Post photographer was still surprised by what happened Sunday when he set out to document the reopening of haredi Orthodox schools in violation of government restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: I regret how I handled that Orthodox funeral in April – Forward

| October 24, 2020

(JTA) With tensions high between Orthodox Jews and New York officials, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed regret Tuesday for how he handled a large Hasidic funeral in the pandemics early days. Back in April, after a large funeral for a local rabbi in Brooklyn drew thousands of Orthodox Jews into the streets of Williamsburg, de Blasio visited the scene himself and called out the Jewish community

Two Greek cemeteries and a Shoah monument vandalised in apparent hate crimes – Jewish News

| October 21, 2020

Two Jewish cemeteries and a Holocaust memorial were vandalised in Greece. The most serious incident, which involved the smashing of several headstones, occurred at the Jewish cemetery on the island of Rhodes on Oct. 11, the Politismika news site reported on Monday

Marga Minco’s autobiography focuses on experience of Dutch Jews in the Shoah – Jewish News

| October 21, 2020

Marga Mincos autobiographical novel, Bitter Herbs, which revolves around the experience of Dutch Jews during the Second World War, has been republished for the first time in more than 60 years. Originally written in 1957, Mincos debut novel has been compared to Anne Franks Diary and has been reissued with a new translation by Jeannette K. Ringold

This Year’s Holocaust Museum LA Gala Will Be Star-Studded, Virtual and a Call to Action – Jewish Journal

| October 21, 2020

In 1961, the Holocaust Museum LA became the first Holocaust museum founded by survivors. The museum became a forum for their artifacts and stories so that their history could be preserved and passed from generation to generation

National Day of Commemoration: Female victims under the Nazi regime memorialised this year – RTL Today

| October 21, 2020

Since 1946, the victims of the Nazi oppression are commemorated in Luxembourg. 75 years ago, the Second World War came to an end.

History repeats itself: A Holocaust survivor reflects on the election – Forward

| October 21, 2020

Fear gripped me, as it did many Americans, on election night 2016. As I began to feel tightness in my throat and heaviness in my chest, memories of my adolescence in Nazi-occupied Hungary returned.

Facebook, Twitter on the Right Side of History With Bans on Holocaust Denial – InsideSources

| October 21, 2020

Anti-Semitisms lengthy history is built on ignorance and the perpetuation of lies by people who hate Jews. Its a disease far more incurable than a pandemic. Over the centuries, despots disliked a people whose theology introduced a code of morality and justice that flipped civilizations

Twitter intends to remove posts denying the Holocaust – Cleveland Jewish News

| October 21, 2020

Twitter announced last week that it will remove posts that deny the Holocaust. Bloomberg first reported the move on Oct. 14

Twitter follows Facebook on removing posts that deny the Holocaust – CNBC

| October 21, 2020

Twitter CEO and Co Founder, Jack Dorsey addresses students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), on November 12, 2018 in New Delhi, India. Amal KS | Hindustan Times | Getty Images Twitter confirmed it is going to start removing posts that deny the Holocaust just two days after Facebook implemented the same policy.


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