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Who is a Jew? – Wikipedia

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Basic question about Jewish identity "Who is a Jew?" (Hebrew: pronounced[mi(h)u je(h)udi]) is a basic question about Jewish identity and considerations of Jewish self-identification. The question pertains to ideas about Jewish personhood, which have cultural, ethnic, religious, political, genealogical, and personal dimensions.

Local Jewish faith center holds first in-person Shabbat in over a year, a half – KVOA Tucson News

| September 4, 2021

TUCSON (KVOA) - A local synagogue held its very first in-person Shabbat on Friday after it was vandalized back in May. On May 18, Congregation Chaverim, a local Jewish faith center in Tucson, was found at around 8 a.m. with one of its glass doors smashed with a rock.

Bay Area athletes sought for Jewish scholarship awards J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

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The Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Northern California, a nonprofit celebrating Jewish achievement in athletic pursuits from billiards to baseball (to broadcasting), is seeking high school applicants for a series of athletic scholarships to be awarded this year. The scholarships, usually ranging from $2,000 to $2,500 dependent on revenue, are given to Jewish student-athletes who have demonstrated excellence in both athletics and academics; or who have shown sports prowess alongside a strong commitment to the Jewish community; or who have overcome obstacles in their lives en route to becoming an inspiring role model for other athletes.

Man arrested over north London attacks on Jewish people – The Independent

| September 4, 2021

A man has been charged in connection with a string of antisemitic attacks in London. The Metropolitan Police have charged Abdullah Qureshi, from West Yorkshire, who will appear in court on Saturday. The 28-year-old was arrested on suspicion of the allegedly unprovoked attacks across North London in broad daylight, which left a grandfather with facial injuries.

Parkland Temples Get Creative for the Jewish New Year – Parkland Talk – Parkland Talk

| September 4, 2021

Cantor Andy and Rabbi Kaplan wear masks during portions of Temple Beth Chais High Holiday services. {Courtesy Rabbi Kaplan} By Jill Fox The apples and honey are the same, but the congregation will look a little different during the Jewish New Year, while Parkland temples once again prepare for the high holidays during a time of uncertainty. On the two most attended religious days of the year, local temples determine the best ways to celebrate with or without an in-person LShanah Tovah (Hebrew for Happy New Year)greeting

Q&A: Meet a Jewish firefighter who battled the Caldor Fire J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

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Five hours of sleep per night. Twice having to dodge bucket drops from helicopters

Queer Jewish indie rocker Ezra Furman is headed to rabbinical school J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

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How would I describe myself? Ezra Furman said wryly, tearing a corner off of her slice of pizza in a shop in Somerville, Mass. I try to avoid it

80 years after Babyn Yar massacre: Tools to keep the memory alive, learn the lessons – EU Reporter

| September 4, 2021

A zoom press conference was dedicated on Tuesday (31 August) to the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar massacre ahead of an event 'Lessons from Babyn Yar: History, Memory and Legacy' , which is jointly organised by the House of European History in Brussels and the Kiev-based Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC), writes Yossi Lempkowicz.

Absurd to suggest one genocide more heinous than another – Al Jazeera English

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After Genocide (For Adisada)Ghosts of murdered menBoysFathersHusbandsBrothersSonsInvade refugee camp dreamsTheir faces fadingIn a soundlessLast goodbyeAgainst gunshots8,000 gunshotsEchoing without endAnd as the child waitsNot knowingHer Srebrenica ghostsDo not wantGodTo find themTake themFrom their emptinessEven thoughHeAlready did This poem about the Srebrenica genocide was written by Menachem Rosensaft, a leading figure at the World Jewish Congress and adjunct professor of law at Cornell Law School. Rosensaft, the son of two survivors of Nazi concentration camps during World War II, has written widely on the Srebrenica genocide. This particular poem was published in his book, Poems born in Bergen-Belsen the notorious death camp.

President Zelensky of Ukraine pays tribute to the Babyn Yar massacre victims at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Yahoo Finance

| September 4, 2021

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar massacre KYIV, Ukraine --News Direct-- Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center Today President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine honored the victims of the Babyn Yar massacre of World War II during his visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. President Zelensky of Ukraine visited the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.


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