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Nearly half against allowing Shoah deniers and extremists to sue universities for bans – Jewish News

| September 17, 2021

Nearly half of the public would not support plans that could allow Holocaust deniers and other extremists to sue universities if they were banned from speaking on campuses, a survey suggested. Critics of new proposed freedom of speech laws claim they could leave the way open for antisemites and other racists to sue for compensation if they are no platformed by university leaders.

Stoppard not alone in struggling with his past – Jewish News

| September 17, 2021

You wouldnt need to be a devotee of the theatre or playwright Tom Stoppard to be fascinated by his lengthy appearance on the late night BBC arts programme, Imagine. Alan Yentobs interview, conducted in the bucolic setting of Stoppards quintessentially English country home, detailed his life as an inside, outsider

Pandemic Sukkot: The Shelter of the Table – Jewish Journal

| September 17, 2021

When danger strikes, we look for shelter. For more than 18 months, the danger of a lethal virus and its variants has hovered above us and around us

Where Is Anne Frank? and Charlotte Animate Holocaust History – jewishboston.com

| September 17, 2021

There arent really many animated films about the Holocaust, so its a bit surprising that the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival screened not one but two animated films about victims of the Shoah. Despite their similarity in medium and subject matter, Where Is Anne Frank? and Charlotte offer two very different cinematic experiences, neither great but both interesting and respectable in their own ways.

The Survivor – Toronto 2021 – Solzy at the Movies

| September 17, 2021

Ben Foster turns in a career-defining performance in Barry Levinsons new film, The Survivor, based on the life of Harry Haft. While many perished at Auschwitz, Harry Haft (Ben Foster) found the will to survive. Not so much because of boxing for the Nazis amusementincluding Nazi camp commander Dietrich Schneider (Billy Magnussen)but because he wanted to reunite with his girlfriend, Leah (Dar Zuzovsky).

Three holy men we should be remembering – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| September 17, 2021

Even the holiest Jew seeks teshuva (repentance). Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, Menachem Ziemba, and Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal: They were transformed by the horror and death of the Holocaust

Spread Of Misinformation ‘Pandemic Within A Pandemic,’ German General Counsel Says – WVXU

| September 17, 2021

The United States and Germany are coming together to combat misinformation focusing on the Holocaust, COVID-19 pandemic and fighting hate speech. During Friday's visit to Cincinnati's Holocaust and Humanity Center, Wolfgang Moessigner, the German Consulate General Chicago, spoke to museum constituents about the Washington Declaration, which seeks to lay out the future scope of cooperation between the U.S.

Yom Kippur synagogue attack plot: Teenager and three others arrested in Germany – Euronews

| September 17, 2021

A 16-year-old boy and three other people have been arrested in Germany over an alleged Islamist plot to attack a synagogue on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Police cordoned off the synagogue in the city of Hagen, south of Dortmund, on Wednesday and an evening worship service was called off. Herbert Reul, interior minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, said officials had received "very serious and concrete information" that there could be an attack on the synagogue during Yom Kippur

Facebook knew Instagram made teenage girls feel worse about themselves but that they are addicted to app – The Independent

| September 17, 2021

Instagram knew that its app was making teenage girls feel worse about their bodies, internal documents from the company allegedly reveal. Thirty-two percent of teen girls said that when they felt bad about their bodies, Instagram made them feel worse, the researchers said in a March 2020 slide presentation posted to Facebooks internal message board, reportedly seen by The Wall Street Journal.

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021: Events in Houston – Houston On The Cheap

| September 17, 2021

Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash Hispanic Heritage Month is a month dedicated to honoring Hispanic Americans and recognizing how theyve contributed to the culture, history, and achievements of the United States. Hispanic Heritage Month will be celebrated from September 15th to October 15th. Over the next month, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to celebrate Latin American culture in a variety of ways.


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