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The thing about dead Jews – Religion News Service

| October 9, 2021

(RNS) I never really liked working at archaeological digs in Israel. Too much dust.

Opinion | What Happens When the Last Jew Leaves Afghanistan – The New York Times

| October 9, 2021

Ive felt it too, every time.

Why America’s Christian nationalists now defend the torture of Jews – Haaretz

| October 9, 2021

"The Inquisition has been caricatured," Daily Wire host Matt Walsh insisted in a recent segment on his show, unearthed by Media Matters journalist Jason Campbell.

How a German Jew inspired an annual celebration of German heritage in Texas – The Dallas Morning News

| October 9, 2021

October is rich with German celebrations. Many of us will visit one of the local Oktoberfests in North Texas in the coming weeks

Born into slavery, they rose to be elite New York Jews J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| October 9, 2021

Leibman does this by excavating the genealogies of Sarah and Isaac Lopez Brandon, siblings born in the late 18th century to a wealthy Barbadian Jewish businessman and an enslaved woman. The siblings eventually made it New York, where they were able to pass as white.

Born into slavery, they rose to be elite New York Jews. A new book tells their story. – Religion News Service

| October 9, 2021

(RNS) Jews are proud of the biblical story from Exodus that recounts their deliverance from slavery in Egypt in the third century B.C. But few U.S. Jews consider that some of their ancestors were slaves in the trans-Atlantic slave trade that ended in the 19th century.

These Jews want to normalize not circumcising with the synagogue’s help – The Jerusalem Post

| October 9, 2021

When Elana Johnson was shopping for a synagogue three years ago, the mother of four approached a Conservative congregation in Lincoln, Nebraska, to ask about joining.

How did the WhatsApp outage affect Orthodox Jews and Israelis? – The Jerusalem Post

| October 9, 2021

Asher Lovy was expecting a flood of notifications on Monday morning when he posted information about a sexual abuse case to several WhatsApp chat groups devoted to tracking the work of his organization, which provides support to survivors of sexual abuse within the Orthodox community. Instead, he heard nothing. WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging app he uses, was down, along with Facebook and Instagram, three of the most widely used social platforms in the world

These Jews want to normalize not circumcising J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| October 9, 2021

When Elana Johnson was shopping for a synagogue three years ago, the mother of four approached a Conservative congregation in Lincoln, Nebraska, to ask about joining. For most synagogues, such an inquiry would have been a no-brainer.

These Jews want to normalize not circumcising and they want synagogues to help – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| October 9, 2021

(JTA) When Elana Johnson was shopping for a synagogue three years ago, the mother of four approached a Conservative congregation in Lincoln, Nebraska, to ask about joining. For most synagogues, such an inquiry would have been a no-brainer


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