Our Heritage- How DNA tests led to Holocaust family discovering lost past – The Jerusalem Post

| January 14, 2021

Memories can be beautiful, croons Babs, and yet, / Whats too painful to remember, / We simply choose to forget. But sometimes even Barbra Streisand gets it wrong. Moshe Ehrenberg, a retired ophthalmologist now living in Jerusalem, has had to recalibrate some childhood memories deliberately skewered by his parents, to shield him from a truth too terrible to reveal.Ehrenberg recalls that while growing up in Brooklyn a relative from California regularly turned up to visit.

Daily Kickoff: What Hoosiers think Mike Pence should do next + The former US congressman who got the vaccine in Israel – Jewish Insider

| January 14, 2021

IN MEMORIAMSheldon Adelsons death sparks tributes from a wide range of figuresIn this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Las Vegas Sands Corporation Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson sits onstage before President Donald Trump speaks at the Israeli American Council National Summit in Hollywood, Fla. Sheldon Adelsons death yesterday at age 87 set off a wave of tributes and memorials from figures in both the U.S

Mayor Scott Announces The Restart Of Weekly Curbside Recycling On Tuesday, January 19 – Patch.com

| January 14, 2021

Wednesday Jan 13th, 2021 BALTIMORE, MD (Wednesday, January 13, 2021) Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is prepared to resume weekly residential recycling collections on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Zac Posen, Andy Cohen Explore Jewish Ancestry on ‘Finding Your Roots’ – Jewish Journal

| January 14, 2021

Designer Zac Posen and Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen learn about their Ashkenazi Jewish heritage this month on episodes of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Both knew little about their immigrant roots other than they originated in the Eastern European Pale of Settlement in greater Russia. But forensic genealogy research reveals several generations of ancestors and some unexpected surprises.

Before Sheldon Adelsons death, his relationships soured with both Netanyahu and Trump – Forward

| January 14, 2021

Image by Getty Images Sheldon Adelson the billionaire casino magnate, philanthropist, and Republican mega-donor fractured his relationships with both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump in the final months of his life.

Celebrate MLK Day online and in person at the reopening of Maltz Museum: Valley Views – cleveland.com

| January 14, 2021

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio -- The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage reopens to the public Monday, Jan. 18, with a celebration to honor the legacy of the Rev

Art Industry News: Financiers Are Investing Piles of Cash Into Immersive Art Centers Following Mass Layoffs in the Sector + Other Stories – artnet…

| January 14, 2021

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Heres what you need to know on this Monday, January 11.

An NYPD official is suspended without pay after being connected to racists posts on a message board – ABC17News.com

| January 14, 2021

A high-ranking official with the New York Police Department has been suspended without pay and is now the subject of an internal disciplinary process after a string of racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic posts, the NYPD confirmed. Late last year, an investigation by the City Council connected Deputy Inspector James Francis Kobel to a user under the name Clouseau. Under that identity, he routinely posted offensive messages on a public law enforcement message board attacking Black people, Muslims, the Hasidic Jewish community and others with extremely derogatory language, according to a draft report from the New York City Council Oversight and Investigations Division.

Ukrainian rabbi listed in ranking of top 100 influential Ukrainians – The Jerusalem Post

| January 14, 2021

Ukrainian Rabbi Moshe Reuven Azman was ranked as one of the top 100 most influential people and phenomena in Ukraine, by Vesti,a Russian-language newspaper in Ukraine. Azman made the list because of the Jewish community's aid in the fight against the novel coronavirus, including providing protective gear to medical workers, housing doctors working at a local hospital and feeding the sick and needy. He ranked 62nd on the list