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Demonstrating Compassion in our Responses and Actions – Atlanta Jewish Times

| November 21, 2020

Uncertainty abounds amid a global pandemic and at a political crossroads. Our children and grandchildren are in various models of school face-to-face, remote, and everything in between aware that a positive COVID-19 test result can call for change at any moment. These are challenging times, to put it mildly.

This non-Jewish leader is working to clean up Polands Jewish cemeteries – The Jerusalem Post

| November 21, 2020

National Independence Day in Poland has served in recent years as a backdrop for antisemitic, xenophobic and violent incidents at nationalist rallies.Last week, thousands in Warsaw flouted the coronavirus ban on public gatherings and clashed with police who tried to disperse them. The illegal procession on Independence Day, Nov.

What to do this Weekend: Nov 18-22 – Nob Hill Gazette

| November 21, 2020

Take a break from tinkering with your turkey recipe, worrying about Senate runoffs and all other stresses in between its time for the weekend roundup. Bay Area arts and cultural institutions have plenty of offerings to keep you sane as we speed toward a very different holiday season.

The BroadsheetDAILY ~ 11/19/20 ~ Homeless for the Holidays Judge Will Rule Next Monday on Whether to Allow FiDi Shelter Plans – ebroadsheet.com

| November 21, 2020

Lower Manhattans Local News Homeless for the Holidays Judge Will Rule Next Monday on Whether to Allow FiDi Shelter Plans The Radisson New York Wall Street located at 52 William Street Hearings before State Supreme Court Justice Debra James on Monday and Tuesday left unresolved the question of whether the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio will be allowed to implement a controversial plan to move more than 200 homeless men from a hotel on the Upper West Side to another hotel in the Financial District, which the City plans to convert into a permanent shelter. The two days of argument focused on a temporary restraining order, issued by Justice James on October 19, which barred the Citys Department of Homeless Services (DHS) from moving ahead with the plan, based on arguments from attorney Michael S.

Georgia Writers Hall Of Fame Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary In Honor Of The State’s Literary Legends – WABE 90.1 FM

| November 21, 2020

Southerners take great pride in their story-telling; a tradition enriched by the combined heritage of all of those who have lived in this region. To honor Georgias rich literary tradition, The Georgia Writers Hall of Fame was established, and this year marks its 20th anniversary. City Lights host Lois Reitzes was joined via Zoom by University of Georgia Librarian Toby Graham, distinguished author and professor Ralph Eubanks, and the Oscar and Tony award-winning playwright Alfred Uhry

For 75th Anniversary of Nuremberg Trials, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Makes Available Full Sound Recordings of Trials and Film Used as…

| November 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has made available online the full sound recordings of the War Crimes Proceedings of the International Military Tribunal(IMT) established in Nuremberg, Germany, commonly referred to as the Nuremberg Trials. Additionally, the film evidence presented by the World War II Allied prosecutors at the trial is now available for online viewing.

EmTech Stage: Facebooks CTO on misinformation – MIT Technology Review

| November 21, 2020

Misinformation and social media have become inseparable from one another; as platforms like Twitter and Facebook have grown to globe-spanning size, so too has the threat posed by the spread of false content. In the midst of a volatile election season in the US and a raging global pandemic, the power of information to alter opinions and save lives (or endanger them) is on full display.

Wiesenthal Center warns about Parler opening the door wide to anti-Semitism – Cleveland Jewish News

| November 21, 2020

Parler, a social-media website founded in 2018 that prides itself on allowing virtually unfiltered viewpoint, has allowed anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry to flourish on its site, according to a report released on Thursday by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. The report details how Parler has taken no action against anti-Semitic and overt racist postings, including one depicting former U.S. President Barack Obama with a noose

A former right-wing media creator on how a different reality became so prominent. – The New York Times

| November 21, 2020

Matthew Sheffield started his first conservative website in 2000, dedicating it to criticizing the former CBS News anchor Dan Rather, who Mr. Sheffield believed was a partisan liberal and not critical enough of President Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Mr.

Checking in with chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov – Jewish Insider

| November 21, 2020

Garry Kasparov, the outspoken political activist and chess grandmaster, has long argued that President Donald Trump is an aspiring dictator whose actions are reminiscent of authoritarian strongmen like Russian President Vladimir Putin. That Trump is now refusing to concede the election as he makes baseless claims about voter fraud only appears to have further validated Kasparovs instincts. Not that hes gloating about it


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