Chief rabbi: Better to live abroad than among secular Israelis – Ynetnews

| July 7, 2021

Israel's Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef has urged ultra-Orthodox Jews in the Diaspora not to move to Israel if it means living in a non-Haredi area with secular Israelis who would have a negative impact on their spiritual life. Yosef made the comments during his weekly sermon on Saturday night while accompanied by Rabbi Haim Bitan, the visiting chief rabbi of the Tunisian island of Djerba. The rabbi said he was responding to a "Halakhic conundrum" he was posed during a visit to the Tunisian Jewish community.

10 Celebrities You’d Never Guess are of Greek Descent – Greek Reporter – Greek Reporter

| July 7, 2021

Betty White is another celebrity who is shockingly Greek! Credit: Angela George/ Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA-3.0 There are many celebrities that have Greek names and speak of their Greek heritage all of the time. However, there are also a bunch of famous people who are of Greek descent that might surprise you! Lets take a look at some of the most famous celebrities that are part Greek. Hank Azaria with a fan in New York

Reading the complex reality of Indias Jewish communities: Tiny but still expanding – Scroll.in

| July 7, 2021

In her aching, confessional Book of Esther, the author Esther David (her original family name was Dandekar) describes attempting to make aliyah via the Law of Return, which gives Jewish people from any part of the world the right to migrate to Israel. She was running away from India and her Bene Israeli community, which maintains the tradition that they are descended from 14 Jewish men and women from across the Arabian Sea who were shipwrecked on the Konkan coastline over 2,000 years ago

Biden Meets With Families of Surfside Victims – The New York Times

| July 7, 2021

SURFSIDE, Fla. President Biden on Thursday offered impassioned remarks in a hotel ballroom filled with the families of some of those who died or remain missing under the rubble of a collapsed condominium building, according to White House officials and those in the room. Mr

Fabian Lijtmaer’s Spiritual Jewish Art Is Something to Meditate On – Jewish Journal

| July 7, 2021

Fabian Lijtmaer believes that art isnt just something pretty for people to look at.

What is in the name Sheikh Jarrah? – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| July 7, 2021

A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.

Why Developers Need to Think About a Software Bill of Materials – ITPro Today

| July 7, 2021

Modern applications often comprise many different components that come together to provide a complete service. In recent years, to help provide transparency to users, there has been an increasing emphasis on what all those different components are. Having visibility into different components can also be helpful for security purposes, in case they have an underlying risk associated with them

Rising European anti-Semitism blamed on lockdowns – KTVZ

| July 7, 2021

By Rob Picheta and Sharon Braithwaite, CNN A Jewish man was subjected to anti-Semitic abuse in London twice in the space of one evening while traveling on public transportation, his brother has said, as videos of the altercations went viral on social media. Footage showed a man berating a bus driver and then the person filming the video on a bus on Saturday evening, saying to the driver: Hes f**king Jewish

‘There’s no other Andrew’: Northampton teen awarded international award for dedication to Judaism – Bucks County Courier Times

| July 7, 2021

Second grader shows class how he lives with cortical visual impairment Nine-year-old Krish Rastogi-Wilson was born with cortical visual impairment. He created a presentation to show his classmates how his world works.