The Way to Stop Bad Holocaust Analogies Is Through Education | Opinion – Newsweek

| November 18, 2021

It's no surprise that a global event of the magnitude of the pandemic has had a tremendous impact on our society, but it is concerning to see some of the ways in which that impact has extended beyond our physical health. For example, last year, we experienced an outbreak of blatant racist acts against individuals of Asian descentmisplaced anger stemming from questions of the coronavirus' origins. Later, debates regarding health precautions and restrictions further deepened the country's divide, as a public health conversation quickly escalated into a cultural clash.

Im so obsessed with Kinder Eggs, I translated the packaging into hundreds of languages including Klingon – iNews

| November 18, 2021

There is something so right about Kinder Surprise Eggs. The outer foil is a riot of orange and white, festooned with multicoloured, bouncy letters

Swedens national theater stages its first ever Yiddish production – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| November 18, 2021

STOCKHOLM (JTA) Actors in this weekends production of Waiting for Godot at the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm performed neither in the classic plays original English nor in Swedish translation. Rather, they were speaking Yiddish, a language spoken by few Swedes but increasingly cherished by many. The Yiddish version of Samuel Becketts classic absurdist play, translated by Shane Baker, premiered in 2013 through the New Yiddish Rep, a theater company in New York City, under the direction of Moshe Yassur, a Holocaust survivor whose career in Yiddish theater dates to his prewar childhood in Romania

How the Bolsheviks faced a boycott right after the Revolution – Russia Beyond the Headlines

| November 18, 2021

Ten days after the Revolution happened in Petrograd (this was the 'revolutionary' name of Saint Petersburg), officials and clerks of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire gathered for a meeting to protest against the Bolsheviks seizure of state power. We decided to start a general strike and issue a resolution, Sergey Belgard, a secretary of the Ministry, wrote