Shalva Band to be honored with citation for firming Diaspora relations – The Jerusalem Post

| November 23, 2020

The B'nai B'rith World Center in Jerusalem will be honoring the Shalva Band with a special citation for "fostering Israel-Diaspora Relations through the arts" during its Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage for 2020 ceremony on Wednesday.The citation was established in 2014 - created in memory of memory of Wolf and Hilda Matsdorf - with previous winner such as singer and songwriters Nurit Hirsh, David D'Or, Idan Rachel, David Broza and Yehoran Gaon.The keynote address will be delivered by Aliyah and Integration Minister Pnina Tameno-Shete, who will honor some of Israel's most prominent Journalists such as Branu Tegene and Danny Kushmaro of Channel 12 News and former Haaretz correspondent Dina Kraft.Tegene and Kushmaro worked on a series together that covered the story of the Ethiopian Jewish community, from communities left behind after the mass migration, covering their family members and subsequent reunion in Ethiopia when able. Kraft is receiving her award for her continued work through the United States and Great Britain, making a name first for herself as a reporter in Israel.Since 1992, the B'nai B'rith World Center has focused on recognized excellence in reported with regard to the Jewish Diaspora covering the topic of Israel-Diaspora relations, with the honor being widely recognized as one of the most prominent awards in Israeli media within the Diaspora reporting category as it highlights the important role the media has in strengthening the relationship between Israel and the Diaspora through "quality reporting." cnxps.cmd.push(function () { cnxps({ playerId: '36af7c51-0caf-4741-9824-2c941fc6c17b' }).render('4c4d856e0e6f4e3d808bbc1715e132f6'); });

The Trial and Lynching of American Leo Frank – The Times of Israel

| November 23, 2020

Leo Frank was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1884. He was the son of immigrant German Jewish parents.

The Amazing Races Leo and Alana: The Yield was 0 percent why we got eliminated – Gold Derby

| November 23, 2020

Leg 7 of The Amazing Race 32 was anything but lucky for Leo Brown and Alana Folsom. The couple struggled counting spears at the Detour (damn those flags!) and then were yielded for 20 minutes by their pals Kaylynn and Haley, who were encouraged to do so by the other teams, spearheaded (pun fully intended) by Will and James.

Montclair Local’s top picks for gifts that give back – Montclair Local

| November 23, 2020

There are many options in Montclair for thoughtful gifts. COURTESY Kira auf der Heide BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERSwinters@montclairlocal.news Keeping it local is the perfect choice for those hard-to-buy-for people on your holiday list. And buying a thoughtful gift from a nonprofit means your gift does double duty.