Local filmmakers new documentary A Long Journey: The Hidden Jews of the Southwest to air on KPBS – Del Mar Times

| January 10, 2021

Oceanside filmmaker Isaac Artensteins new documentary, A Long Journey: The Hidden Jews of the Southwest chronicles the journey of the Sephardic Jews of New Mexico and the Southwest as well as the northern Mexican border town Ciudad Juarez. The documentary, which will air on KPBS on Monday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m., examines how they found their ancient roots and returned to the Jewish faith.

The Hidden Meanings of Ladino Music and Poetry – Jewish Journal

| January 10, 2021

Fifteen years ago, when I was living in Los Angeles, I never imagined that the provocative questions I had about the hidden meanings of Ladino music and poetry would take me to working and teaching at Cambridge University, where I find myself today. My own Sephardi background and ancestry from northern Morocco were always present, propelling me in my journey

My Sweet Canary and Cloudy Sunday Streaming Globally in Commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance – The Pappas Post

| January 10, 2021

Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) is streaming two Jewish-themed Greek films throughout the month of January to mark Holocaust Remembrance.

Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewry on Jan. 21 via Zoom – The National Herald

| January 10, 2021

NEW YORK This year, the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewry will be held virtually via Zoom on January 21, 6 PM EST. The event features The Good Shepherds, an exhibition by the Jewish Museum of Greece in cooperation with The American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece

The Big Question: Can the U.S. Defuse Violent Right-Wing Extremism? – BloombergQuint

| January 10, 2021

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- This is one of a series of interviews by Bloomberg Opinion columnists on how to solve todays most pressing policy challenges. It has been condensed and edited.

Opinion: We have to work together to protect democracy from threats – The Detroit News

| January 10, 2021

Carolyn Normandin and Kamilia Landrum Published 9:57 p.m.

Sacha Baron Cohen on Facebook, Twitter and Trump – Variety

| January 10, 2021

On Friday, Twitter banned Donald Trump from his favorite platform, citing the 45th presidents potential to whip up more violence after the weeks deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. The ban followed Mark Zuckerbergs decision to bar Trump indefinitely from Facebook, limiting the presidents ability to communicate directly to tens of millions of his most diehard supporters.

Extremists intensify calls for violence ahead of Inauguration Day – WDJT

| January 10, 2021

By Rob Kuznia, Curt Devine, Scott Bronstein and Bob Ortega, CNN (CNN) -- "Trump or war. Today

Trump Helped Take Extremist Views From The Fringes Of Society To A Mob Attacking The Capitol – FiveThirtyEight

| January 10, 2021

Faith in the integrity of the presidential election has been concerningly low for months in large part because of President Trumps repeated false claims that the election was stolen from him. And on Wednesday, we saw an extreme example of the consequences of that mistrust when pro-Trump extremists briefly but violently occupied the U.S.

US Capitol: Q-Anon, Confederate flag man, and Baked Alaska – here are the people who stormed the building – Sky News

| January 10, 2021

As protesters stormed America's home of democracy, the focus quickly turned to who they are - and why they were there. Among the sea of "Make America Great Again" red caps there were those dressed in elaborate costumes and others wearing what appeared to be full-on assault gear, while some brandished highly offensive flags and clothing. Sky News looks at some who have been identified: Ashli Babbitt The 35-year-old Air Force veteran was shot dead by a plain-clothed police officer after storming the Capitol with other protesters and attempting to enter the House chamber, Washington Police Chief Robert Contee said