What the Ben & Jerrys Decision Reveals About Israel – The Atlantic

| July 23, 2021

No company does progressive politics quite like Ben & Jerrys. The Vermont-based ice-cream maker has a reputation for corporate activism, owing to its support for a wide array of left-wing causes, including marriage equality, Occupy Wall Street, and Black Lives Matter. But when the company announced this week that it will no longer sell its products in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, it faced an outcome that every ice-cream maker fears most: a meltdown.

July 22: A Pivotal Day in Terrorism History – War on the Rocks

| July 23, 2021

Seventy-five years ago today, at approximately 11:45 a.m. on July 22, 1946, a stolen delivery truck pulled up to the basement service entrance at the front of Jerusalems King David Hotel

This is America: Everybody has a connection to the Surfside collapse – USA TODAY

| July 23, 2021

My dad always reminds me nobody is a prophet in their own land. Come to think of it, he might actually be an authority figure on the matter like every other member of my family.

Okra recipes to try that go beyond its slimy reputation – Los Angeles Times

| July 23, 2021

When I mentioned recently to a friend that I was developing some recipes highlighting okra, he forced a polite smile and said, Well, theres a lot there to work with. Sensing his distaste, I assured him the recipes would be worth it

Why SF is home to the world’s oldest Jewish film fest J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| July 23, 2021

Just a few years ago, at a gathering of filmmakers during the annual Berlin Film Festival, I was asked by a perplexed newcomer to the festival scene why the oldest and largest Jewish film festival in the world took place in, of all places, San Francisco.

Too often, Holocaust education often blurs fact and fiction – Chalkbeat Colorado

| July 23, 2021

Hey, I did have one question That was the tentative opening to an email I recently received from a high school teacher. The Ninth Candle, the Holocaust education organization I founded, had led some educational programs for her students, and the teacher and I had been trading emails for a few weeks since

75 Years On, How Cinema Remembers the Holocaust – Hyperallergic

| July 23, 2021

This is the final part of a three-part series about how the Holocaust has been depicted in cinema.

How Those Who Lived Through the Holocaust Have Testified in Film – Hyperallergic

| July 23, 2021

This is the second part of a three-part series about how the Holocaust has been depicted in cinema. You can read part one, about witness narratives, here. In his memoir The Patagonian Hare, Claude Lanzmann contrasts the endings of Schindlers List (1993) and his own film, Shoah (1985)

How Movies Have Witnessed the Holocaust Over the Decades – Hyperallergic

| July 23, 2021

In 1945, not long after Germanys surrender, filmmaker George Stevens, best-known at that time for directing romantic comedies, entered Dachau. The images he and his crew captured of the concentration camps liberation would become some of the first the world would see of the Nazi death machine

Holocaust Museum exhibit tells of Jews who fled to Shanghai – Associated Press

| July 23, 2021

SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) A new exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum recounts the little-known role that Shanghai, China played as a safe haven for Jews who fled Europe to escape Nazi persecution. American photojournalist Arthur Rothstein began documenting the lives of Jewish refugees in Shanghais Hongkew District in 1946