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‘My Unorthodox Life’: ex-Hasidic TV trend gets reality treatment J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

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The Jewish community has obsessed over the slow-toned narrative beats of haredi life on Shtisel, and criticized the escape-from-ultra-Orthodox-Brooklyn plotline of Unorthodox. At the same time, the unscripted/reality show trend continues to barrel through television culture.

Developer claims anti-Hasidic bias in lawsuits over thwarted warehouse project – Times Herald-Record

| July 11, 2021

NEW WINDSOR A four-year controversy over a proposed warehouse development that neighbors fiercely opposehas now spawned its fourth court case.

The Vigil to release on July 9 – The Tribune India

| July 11, 2021

PictureWorks has acquired the rights of The Vigil, a horror film starring Dave Davis, Menashe Lustig and Malky Goldman for its digital release in India on Amazon Prime Video on July 9. Written and directed by Keith Thomas, the film is about a man named Yakov (Dave Davis), who is hired by his old Rabbi to watch over the body of a recently deceased community member and has to survive a night tormented by a demon. Rooted in Jewish culture and mysticism, The Vigil is a supernatural horror film set in a unique world: The Hasidic community of Boro Park, Brooklyn

The Vigil movie review: Amazon scores one of the most underrated horror films in years, sleepless nights await – Hindustan Times

| July 11, 2021

One of the best Blumhouse features in years is also the most lowkey.

Compromise: Returning to Vienna after the war – Jewish Herald-Voice

| July 11, 2021

After losing family, prosperity and careers in the Shoah, why would a Jewish survivor choose to return home to Vienna after the war? After returning, Jews discovered that Austrians, as a whole and individually, did not welcome them back. In fact, the Austrian government excluded the vast majority of Austrian Jews from qualifying for benefits as victims of fascism

A Radiant Girl – International Critics’ Week 2021 – Solzy at the Movies

| July 11, 2021

A Radiant Girl (Une jeune fille qui va bien) takes place in occupied France during 1942 but the film takes a unique approach to the Shoah.

Piercing animated Anne Frank film focuses on the little girl behind the symbol – The Times of Israel

| July 11, 2021

NEW YORK Anne Frank Bridge. Anne Frank School. Anne Frank Theater.

The Haitian Diaspora Responds to the Killing of Haiti’s President – The New York Times

| July 11, 2021

There will be celebrations on the streets of New York, he said, stressing that Mr. Mose had won the 2016 elections with just under 600,000 votes in a country of 11 million people.

‘Bring intellectual capital from the diaspora to Africa’ – University World News

| July 11, 2021

AFRICA-GLOBAL Speaking on 6 July at the Association of African Universities 15th general conference themed, The Future of Higher Education in Africa, Chihombori-Quao said no amount of money injected into Africa will help the continent to develop until the brain drain is completely reversed. In a plenary address on one of the meetings segments, Contributions of the diaspora to African Higher Education, Chihombori-Quao advised African countries to start tapping the talent and skills from all peoples of African descent globally. Doing this or that, without the help of the diaspora, will not work, said Chihombori-Quao

MAGA diaspora: We’re tracking the 327 most important lobbyists, authors, and consultants in Trump’s post-White House influence network – Yahoo News

| July 11, 2021

Getty Images; iStock; Skye Gould/Insider Donald Trump remains a powerful presence in American politics despite being deplatformed and defenestrated. The same goes for the people who worked for his administration


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