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Jew hatred has erupted around the world, this woman is fighting it – The Jerusalem Post

| September 6, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and the May conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza have both given rise individually and in unison to one of the worst waves of antisemitism in recent decades. Jew hatred from the Right and Left, from white nationalists to so-called progressive and racial justice activists, has erupted across the world resulting in violent assaults, appalling vandalism and terrifying incitement against Jews and Jewish institutions. In such times, the need for authoritative voices to speak out against the ancient scourge of Jew hatred is paramount, and there is perhaps no one today who is more knowledgeable and has spoken with greater clarity than Deborah Lipstadt.

The last Jew in Afghanistan is en route to the United States – report – The Jerusalem Post

| September 6, 2021

The last Jew in Afghanistan, Zabulon Simantov, is leaving Afghanistan and is en route to the United States, Ami Magazine reported on Tuesday. cnxps.cmd.push(function () { cnxps({ playerId: '36af7c51-0caf-4741-9824-2c941fc6c17b' }).render('4c4d856e0e6f4e3d808bbc1715e132f6'); }); Journalist Shloime Zionce reportedly flew to Kabul to assist Simantov in his departure from Afghanistan

After years of rebuilding, Budapest’s Jewish community sees growth in size and shuls – Cleveland Jewish News

| September 6, 2021

On the week ahead of Rosh Hashanahthe Jewish New Year 5782the Autonomous Orthodox Jewish Community of Hungary (MAOIH) and the Chabad-Lubavitch Association of Hungarian Jewish Communities (EMIH) restored several Jewish communal institutions in Budapest to their original glory.

On Rosh Hashanah, Jews everywhere are commanded to mark the first Nakba – Haaretz

| September 6, 2021

Judaism has gone through radical evolutions in its thousands of years of history. But if there is one constant, a single spine to its convoluted DNA, it is the gravity, the trauma, the memory, the omnipresent threat of exile. From its very founding by the restless migrant who takes the name Abraham, exile drives our common narratives, our greatest tragedies, and - as we are commanded to remind ourselves every year on Rosh Hashanah - our original sin

The Shoah and the Struggle for Beauty – Jewish Journal

| September 6, 2021

The parents of Mindy Weisel were married in Bergen-Belsen, the notorious concentration camp that was converted into a shelter for displaced persons at the end of World War II. Weisel herself was among the first babies to be born there in January 1947

Opinion | The Holocaust Stories We Still Aren’t Hearing – The New York Times

| September 6, 2021

Many Jews who survived World War II in the woods joined the partisans, a vast network of Soviet fighters who remained behind the front lines after Germany broke its accord with Russia and launched Operation Barbarossa.

80 years after Babyn Yar massacre: tools to keep the memory alive, learn the lessons – European Jewish Press

| September 6, 2021

By Anton Schneerson Babyn Yar. Two words are as short as a gunshot.

Judicial independence under threat in the EU | Opinion | Law Gazette – Law Gazette

| September 6, 2021

Remember Baltasar Garzn (pictured below), the Spanish examining magistrate who in 1998 unsuccessfully sought the extradition from the UK of Augusto Pinochet, the Chilean dictator?

Medieval Hebrew prayer book expected to fetch up to $6m at auction – The Guardian

| September 6, 2021

A 700-year-old illustrated and annotated Hebrew prayer book that provides a window into the lives and rituals of Jewish communities in medieval Europe is expected to fetch up to $6m when it is sold at auction next month.

Herzog College and YU Press Publish First Hebrew-English Edition of Megadim Yeshiva University News – Yu News

| September 6, 2021

By Sam GelmanCommunications Manager The renowned journalMegadim, which offers original analyses of the Hebrew Bible from top Israeli scholars, published its first Hebrew-English edition in August 2021 in partnership with Yeshiva University Press.


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