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What the Tree of Life shooting revealed about American Jewry J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| October 20, 2021

A few years ago a colleague called to interview me for a book he was writing about journalists who worked for Jewish publications. I told him that it would be the first book in history whose readership would overlap 100% with the people being interviewed

Synagogues: Witness to the history, heritage and harmony of Kolkata – Telegraph India

| October 20, 2021

Calcutta, now Kolkata, has always been a melting pot. Its riches, economic and otherwise, have attracted people from far and wide. In search of a fortune, many of them have made the city their home

What the Tree of Life shooting revealed about American Jewry – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| October 20, 2021

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) A few years ago a colleague called to interview me for a book he was writing about journalists who worked for Jewish publications. I told him that it would be the first book in history whose readership would overlap 100% with the people being interviewed.

How one mans dream created a legacy – The Jewish Standard

| October 20, 2021

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‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish Shul during antisemitism conference – Jewish News

| October 20, 2021

Swedish police are investigating how the words the Holocaust was a scam were projected onto the main synagogue in Malm while that city was holding an international forum on combating antisemitism. The projection was seen on the Synagogue of Malm and on other buildings in cities across southern Sweden on Wednesday night, the day of the Malm International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism. Police are handling the case as a hate crime, the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported

Rachel Levine is named an admiral, becoming the most senior transgender person in the uniformed services – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| October 20, 2021

WASHINGTON (JTA) Rachel Levine made history in March when she assumed the role of assistant secretary for health,becoming the first known transgender person to be confirmed by the Senate. Now Levine, who is Jewish, is the most senior transgender person in the uniformed services, after she was sworn in on Tuesday as the admiral of the U.S

‘Building Home’ talk explores options to address housing insecurity – Cleveland Jewish News

| October 20, 2021

Park Synagogue and Cory United Methodist Churchs Building Home: A Conversation on Housing Challenges & Neighborhood Partnerships explored topics of homelessness, home insecurity and poverty in a virtual talk on Oct. 17 featuring the Rev. Derrick Harkins, director of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the U.S.

Rabbis are fighting vaccine battles, pandemic fatigue and a new set of mental health challenges – Forward

| October 20, 2021

Rabbi Jason Weiner, the senior rabbi at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, found himself on the front lines of the COVID-19 surge in Los Angeles in January.

Last Jew of Kabul Making His Way to Israel, Rescuers Say

| October 20, 2021

JERUSALEM The man known as the last Jew of Kabul could soon be heading to Israel, after agreeing to grant his estranged wife a religious divorce in a Zoom call a precondition for smooth entry to the Holy Land. Zebulon Simentov, who fled Afghanistan last month after the Taliban takeover, landed Sunday in Turkey on what his rescuers say is a final stop before traveling to Israel, perhaps as soon as this week. It caps a weeks-long odyssey that included an escape from his homeland as well as a videoconference divorce procedure meant to ensure he will not run into trouble with Israeli authorities.

Rescuers: Last Jew of Kabul making his way to Israel – ABC News

| October 20, 2021

JERUSALEM -- The man known as the last Jew of Kabul could soon be heading to Israel, after agreeing to grant his estranged wife a religious divorce in a Zoom call a precondition for smooth entry to the Holy Land. Zebulon Simentov, who fled Afghanistan last month after the Taliban takeover, landed Sunday in Turkey on what his rescuers say is a final stop before traveling to Israel, perhaps as soon as this week. It caps a weekslong odyssey that included an escape from his homeland as well as a videoconference divorce procedure meant to ensure he will not run into trouble with Israeli authorities


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