Agree to disagree, agreeably | Religion | yoursun.com – yoursun.com

| June 14, 2021

Jewish people love to disagree. In fact, there is an old Jewish adage: Two Jews and three opinions.

In wake of coronavirus, Jews must learn to adapt and change – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| June 14, 2021

On Thursday June 3, just as the Israeli working week was drawing to a close and everyone was heading off to bed, I took part in a Losers Party promoted by the Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund (JCRIF).

Korach and the Arguments of Destruction | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com – Algemeiner

| June 14, 2021

A Torah scroll. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. If youre British and of a certain age, you are probably a fan of the irreverent 1970s comedy sketch show Monty Pythons Flying Circus

Korach: Arguing for the sake of heaven and living interconnectedly – The Jewish Standard

| June 14, 2021

Our parshah this week recounts the rebellion of Korach and his band. Korach, first cousin to Moshe, Aharon, and Miriyam, along with three men from the tribe of Reuven, gather 250 men in uprising against Moshe and Aharon

Milken Congratulates the Extraordinary Class of 2021 – Jewish Journal

| June 14, 2021

I am so proud to congratulate the Milken Class of 2021! There was not a dry eye at the Rose Bowl on Sunday as we watched with pride as our seniors walked across the stage and in an instant turned into alumni who will fully embody our Portrait of the Graduate think well, take positive action, and belong to something greater than themselves. Brandon Tavakoli 21 as Tevya in Fiddler on the Roof We have so much to be proud of as our students are heading to over 50 unique schools across the globe, including specialty programs in areas like our Architecture+Design Institute, Computer Science, Jewish Studies, and Robotics. We are also proud to keep our connection to Israel and the Jewish people with students moving to Israel this summer to join the IDF.

Jewish Communal Fund of NY Announces Nearly $700,000 in Grants from its Special Gifts Fund – PRNewswire

| June 14, 2021

NEW YORK, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Jewish Communal Fund (JCF) of New York, the largest and most active Jewish donor advised fund in the country, approved nearly $700,000 in charitable grants to Jewish charities through its endowment, the JCF Special Gifts Fund. This funding will be earmarked to meet increased food needs for low-income New Yorkers; provide Jewish summer camp scholarships for children significantly impacted by COVID-19; create a therapy center for preschoolers with special needs; and provide funding for capital improvements to local day camps. The JCF Special Gifts Fund Committee selected the grantee charities with the assistance of UJA-Federation of New York

With a new government in reach, Bennett’s kippa becomes a bone of contention – Haaretz

| June 14, 2021

Interior Minister Arye Dery on Thursday distanced himself from recent remarks made by his fellow ultra-Orthodox politicians calling into question presumptive Prime Minister Naftali Bennetts religious observance and painting him as a danger to the Jewish character of the state of Israel. We are all Jews, no matter what kind of kippa (we wear), and no one has the right to say who is not. That isnt my style, Dery, who leads the ultra-Orthodox Sephardic Shas party, said during an interview with Army Radio on Thursday morning.

Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin – Film Threat

| June 14, 2021

Those looking for a primer or a refresher on Israeli history will find precisely that in director Jonathan Grubers documentaryUpheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin. Gruber focuses on the life of former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin to recount the history of Israel and its place in a very volatile region. As prime minister, Begin shepherded Israel through some of its most hopeful and horrific moments

Congregation Gathering Details on Former Pace Campus – River Journal Staff

| June 14, 2021

The religious congregation that purchased the former Pace campus in Briarcliff Manor has yet to divulge its plans, but has been scoping out the site and recently obtained documents from the village with historical details on the property and its buildings. Yeshiva Viznitz Dkhal Torath Chaim, the Monsey-based Hasidic Jewish congregation that obtained the 37-acre parcel in March for $11.75 million, is in initial communication with the village. Everything is in a very preliminary basis of sharing information, Village Manager Philip Zegarelli said

Israel Becomes the First Country to Ban Fur – The Business of Fashion

| June 14, 2021

The country passed an amendment this week to ban its fashion industry from using fur. The legislation, which goes into effect in six months, would make Israel the first country in the world to do so. Using the skin and fur of wildlife for the fashion industry is immoral and is certainly unnecessary, Gila Gamliel, the countrys environmental protection minister told theJerusalem Post.Animal fur coats cannot cover the brutal murder industry that makes them.