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When One of America’s Leading Non-Hasidic Rabbis Praised the Lubavitcher Rebbe Mosaic – Mosaic

| July 30, 2021

In 1942, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchikwho a year before had succeeded his father as one of the chief Talmud instructors at Yeshiva Universitydelivered a speech at a large communal dinner celebrating the educational institutions of the Lubavitch asidim. The speech, delivered in Yiddish to an audience made up primarily of Lubavitchers, was an encomium to their leader, Rabbi Joseph Isaac Schneersohn.

Alta Fixsler, 2-year-old on life support, has a visa to come to US for treatment. Will UK court let her go? – Religion News Service

| July 30, 2021

(RNS) A 2-year-old girl has been sentenced to death by a British court. Alta Fixsler was not condemned for any crime she committed, but because British doctors and jurists feel that her best interests will be served by not allowing her to live

Using my Judaism in stand-up comedy | The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle – thejewishchronicle.net

| July 30, 2021

Ive been a stand-up comedian for almost 19 years.

My Unorthodox Life series review: Fanaticism, fashion, frillin that order! – WION

| July 30, 2021

When strong, powerful women sashay along in Dior dresses, with hopelessly expensive wine in hand while between frank conversations about their sexually liberated selvesPack my vibrator!you are subconsciously trained to think: Keeping Up With The Kardashians! But the CEO of Elite World Group, Julia Haart, one of the biggest model management companies around, is no former-socialite-turned-reality television star and didnt know the Hiltons of Hollywood, either.

‘My Unorthodox Life’: Meet the Cast Members of the New Netflix Series – Showbiz Cheat Sheet

| July 30, 2021

Over the past several years, shows portraying ultra-Orthodox Jewish life and some peoples desire to flee it have become increasingly popular. Following the success of one such show, Unorthodox,Netflix has recently released a new reality docuseries,My Unorthodox Life

The subtle traumas of Jewish immigration to Israel don’t disappear – The Jerusalem Post

| July 30, 2021

Forty-two years ago this month, I started learning Hebrew. Forty-two years later, I finally have a hang of the language (Im a slow learner). If only my ulpan teacher, and those other scoffers and mockers in my class, could see me now

Hebrew SeniorLife to require all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 – The Boston Globe

| July 30, 2021

New Englands largest senior health care provider said Monday that it will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Oct.

Young historian to give talk on Hebrew cemetery – Rutland Herald

| July 30, 2021

GRANVILLE, N.Y. Born in Israel, raised in both Philadelphia and Vermont, young Netanel Crispe is steeped in history. While he wont start college until the fall, Crispe, of Danby, is director of the East Poultney Jewish Cemetery Restoration Project, an effort that saw a neglected, nearly forgotten Hebrew cemetery in Poultney restored in early June.

Something For Brides & Grooms! Ric Hassani Features in This Classic H.A.T Collection by Hebrew & Toys – BellaNaija

| July 30, 2021

When it comes to weddings, there are many highlights on that beautiful day. However, two people carry the bulk of it

Guest Op-Ed: A Return to Normal for Jews of Northern Greater Boston? – East Boston Times-Free Press

| July 30, 2021

By Burton Figler Halfway through the year 2021, the Coronavirus pandemic is finally winding down and the communities just north of Boston are returning to normal. For Jews living in the cities and towns of northern Greater Boston Chelsea, East Boston, Everett, Revere and Winthrop the meaning of normal, like elsewhere, is unclear. For many years prior to the pandemic, these Boston Suburbs had very large Jewish communities that included dozens of synagogues, temples and Hebrew Schools


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