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Marin Voice: In more ways than one, Capitol siege hit close to home – Marin Independent Journal

| January 20, 2021

The phone didnt stop ringing in the aftermath of the Capitol siege. Hows Taylor.

Daily Kickoff: Questions for Tony Blinken today + The spies who prevented the Nazis from reaching Palestine – Jewish Insider

| January 20, 2021

Hot seatSeven questions for Tony Blinken All eyes will be onTony Blinkenthis afternoon when President-elect Joe Bidens choice for secretary of state testifies in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.Jewish Insiderasked a handful of readers and experts: What is one question you would ask Tony Blinken at his confirmation hearing? Aaron David Miller, senior fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace:As part of an effort to facilitate normalization between Israel and the Arab states, the Trump administration made certain commitments to [the United Arab Emirates], Sudan and Morocco

Black-Jewish ties make the US better – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| January 20, 2021

As a longtime advocate for strengthening the historic Black-Jewish alliance that helped to end segregation and secure voting rights for African-Americans during the 1960s, I am ecstatic to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

Leonardo DiCaprio Says This Was One Of The "Most Memorable" Scenes Of His Life – TheThings

| January 20, 2021

With his miles-long resume of hit films, what is the most memorable scene of Leonardo DiCaprio's career?

Local golf league results, aces and upcoming events – The Ledger

| January 20, 2021

Results from golf league play around Polk County through Jan. 18 with format, date, event and winners by flight or class in alphabetical order.

Idamae Schack, an angel of the arts in Everett, dies at 102 – The Daily Herald

| January 20, 2021

Idamae Schack cared deeply about life in Everett. It wasnt her first home, but locals neednt go far to see how one couples generosity transformed the culture here.

Inauguration Week: Things to Do in Washington, January 19-20 – Washingtonian

| January 20, 2021

Illustration by Hannah Good.

Biden inauguration, Trump departure, DC on high alert: live updates – Business Insider – Business Insider

| January 20, 2021

President Donald Trump officially departed Washington on Wednesday with his successor, President-elect Joe Biden, set to be sworn in at 12 p.m.

Brooklyn synagogue pulls off massive wedding and it’s apparently legal – New York Post

| January 20, 2021

A massive wedding for the son of a Hasidic grand rabbi took place in Brooklyn on Monday night amid the coronavirus pandemic but law enforcement authorities said the festivities were all legal. Videos of the event posted on Twitter and circulating in the Jewish Orthodox community showed hundreds of maskless men and boys packed inside Congregation Shaarei Zion of Bobov in Borough Park. The wedding ceremony itself took place in the synagogues parking lot and photos provided to The Postshowed a mass of black-clad guests standing shoulder to shoulder in front of the chuppah before the celebrations moved inside the temple

Fake letter attributed to VP Harris warns DC synagogues they must close – The Jerusalem Post

| January 20, 2021

Synagogues in Washington, DC, are receiving a fake letter purported to be signed by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris warning them to close or they will go to prison.Myself and President Joe Biden, will shut down your Synagogue of worship and place heavy fines upon your religious institution, said the letter, according to an alert distributed Tuesday to Jewish institutions by Secure Community Network, the national Jewish group that advises institutions on security. We will be in control in two weeks and we will shut you down, says the letter, which has a postmark from Albany, New York. This is your fair warning from me


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