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The Ms. Q&A: Sara Sinclair on the Imperative of Indigenous Voices – Ms. Magazine

| November 30, 2020

This Native American Heritage Month, I hope youve been able to read some of the amazing books by Native American writers that were released this year. If not, theres still timeBecause you should not only read books by Native writers this month, you should be reading them all year long! Anyway, if theres one book you read this month, make itHow We Go Home: Voices From Indigenous North Americawhich is out now byVoice of WitnessandHaymarket Books. Edited by oral historian Sara Sinclair (Cree-Ojibwe),How We Go Homeis a collection of twelve oral histories by Indigenous people from across Canada and the United States.

Making aliyah allows one young rabbi to break out of the American bubble – The Jerusalem Post

| November 30, 2020

In one sense, Rabbi Joshua Gerstein has come a long way from his roots in a traditional Conservative American Jewish home. In another way, those exact roots are what started him on his journey.Growing up, he saw his parents gradually become more religiously observant. Both of his grandfathers were active in pro-Israel causes, and Gerstein was blessed with a strong sense of connection to Israel as a state, country and as the Jewish homeland.He was 10 when he made his first visit to Israel, but it was his bar mitzvah trip that changed everything.I remember looking around and feeling an overwhelming sense of belonging.

The Navy Has Started Naming Its Submarines After Sea Creatures Again – The Drive

| November 30, 2020

In the past two months, Secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite has announced the names of three future Virginia class attack submarines. In a departure from the established convention, which the lead boat in the class had set, all three will be named after fish

Polls show Yamina continuing to challenge Netanyahu as coalition falters – The Times of Israel

| November 30, 2020

Record-breaking virus numbers reported among Palestinians Palestinians have seen a record-shattering 1,811 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, as the pandemic worsens in both the West Bank and Gaza.

Many Jews of color are conservative and many voted for Trump – The Jewish News of Northern California

| November 28, 2020

After Joe Biden won the presidency, my liberal friends mostly Ashkenazi Jews with deep roots in America were aghast that over 70 million Americans voted for Trump. My Syrian, Persian, Bukharian and Hispanic friends and family members Jews with immigrant identities were shocked, too.

Biden Appoints Five Jews to Top Posts, Boy, Are their Mothers Proud – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| November 28, 2020

As President-elect Joe Bidens transition is kicking into high gear after the Trump administrations General Services Administration on Monday finally agreed to acknowledge his victory, we can report that at least five Jews will serve in top positions in the new administration: Ronald A. Klain as White House Chief of Staff; Antony John Blinken as Secretary of State; Janet L. Yellen Secretary of the Treasury; Alejandro N.

Biden-Harris and the US-Israel Relationship: the Jury Is Still Out – Algemeiner

| November 28, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden talks with Senator Kamala Harris after the conclusion of the 2020 Democratic US presidential debate in Houston, Texas, Sept.

Synagogue’s tradition keeps firefighters well fed on Thanksgiving Day – WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

| November 28, 2020

Harrisburg synagogue's tradition keeps firefighters well fed on Thanksgiving Day Updated: 8:08 AM EST Nov 27, 2020 Hide TranscriptShow Transcript TO HARRISBURG WHERE A SYNAGOGUE MADE SURE THE CITYS FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO ENJOY A THANKSGIVING MEAL.

Letters to the editor | The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle – thejewishchronicle.net

| November 28, 2020

JAA should reconsider closing Charles MorrisAs the former first vice president of the Jewish Association on Aging, I was directly involved in the planning of the Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as well as planning for additional services in the community, like Weinberg Terrace and Weinberg Village. We had already established the Allderdice unit for dementia residents and were looking at other services for the residents

Temple Emanu-El Presents ‘The History and Ideas of Zionism’ Over Two Sessions – WHAV News

| November 28, 2020

As a public service, 97.9 WHAV presents Community Spotlight at no charge for the benefit of Greater Haverhill nonprofit organizations. To submit news of events, fundraising appeals and other community calendar announcements, Click image. Haverhills Temple Emanu-El Adult Education Committee is presenting Dr


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