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Margins of History: On Shay Hazkani’s Dear Palestine: A Social History of the 1948 War – lareviewofbooks

| November 25, 2021

SOON WE WILL searchIn the margins of your history, in distant countries,For what was once our history.

Proud Zionist Who Immigrated From South Africa Killed by Hamas Gunman in Jerusalem’s Old City – Algemeiner

| November 25, 2021

Eli Kay, a 26-year-old immigrant to Israel from South Africa, was killed on Sunday by a Hamas terrorist who opened fire on Israeli civilians by the Western Wall in Jerusalems Old City. Kay, a Western Wall guide from the central Israeli city of Modiin, was on his way to work when Fadi Abu Shkhaidem, a 42-year-old Hamas terrorist from Jerusalems Shuafat refugee camp, shot him dead, also wounding four others. I mourn with his family and strengthen them at this difficult time, said Prime Minister Naftali Bennett expressing his condolences to the Kay family.

Ashkenazi Jewish women like me have a higher risk of …

| November 25, 2021

Breast cancer can strike any woman at any time, yet few young women are fully aware of the potential deadly threat they face. For Ashkenazi Jews like myself, this disease looms as an even larger threat compared to most women. A mutation in the BRCA gene is the most common cause of hereditary breast cancer.

An ode to kugel: The best Jewish comfort food ever – NorthJersey.com

| November 25, 2021

How to stay healthy during the holidays Its hard to believe that its already the end of the year and with Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years fast approaching this is the time when we come face to face with our greatest temptations and potential environmental hazards. An endless array of sumptuous food, delicious drinks, and hours of holiday travel make this perhaps the hardest time of year for all of us to keep ourselves safe and healthy. So here are 10 holiday health tips to keep you on track: Wochit Shannon Sarna, a South Orange resident and editor of The Nosher, a Jewish food website, was astounded the first time she ate a dairy kugel.

A short history of Jews and pumpkins The Forward – Forward

| November 25, 2021

I love pumpkin. I love it in a sweet dessert, I love it in a savory stew, and Im not afraid to say it I love it in my morning latte

How no one in my family knew this is beyond me. I took an at-home DNA test, only to discover Im cousins with this former president – MarketWatch

| November 25, 2021

Ive long been intrigued by genealogy, though its always felt like a giant, time-consuming undertaking to attempt to construct a complete family tree that goes beyond my great grandparents. But a few years ago, curiosity got the best of me, and I decided to send a saliva sample into two of the most well-known health and ancestry companies, 23andMe (the 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service is now at its lowest price of the year on Amazon for $99) and AncestryDNA (now on sale for $59, down from $99). I wanted to see if any unexpected morsels of information would pop up like maybe an undiscovered sibling or some heritage I wasnt aware of

Expert Talks the Who, What and When of Breast Cancer Genetic Testing – Curetoday.com

| November 25, 2021

Its a question asked at many doctor visits: What is your family health history? When applied to breast cancer risk and prevention, knowing the answer can save lives

From Latkes to Scallion Pancakes, Add These Fried Foods to Your Hanukkah Feast – Eater Atlanta

| November 25, 2021

Food and food traditions play a significant role in many Jewish holidays and celebrations, and the eight days of Hanukkah are no exception. This year, Hanukkah begins at sunset on Sunday, November 28, and ends Monday, December 6.

Resistance literature and ‘pedagogy of the oppressed’ in colonized Palestine – Mondoweiss

| November 25, 2021

This semester, I am teaching two novels and a few short stories written by brilliant, critical Orientals, and Africans following Edward Saids advice to make use of his work on orientalism so we might then produce new studies of our own that would illuminate the historical experience of Arabs and others, including Muslims, in a generous enabling mode, as he puts it in the Forward of his masterpiece Orientalism. I realized that the exploration of the multi-faceted reflections of these literary works with my Palestinian students, living all their life in besieged Gaza, might be a way into a discussion of the sources from which the East-West differences ultimately arise as a strategy for understanding what Said labels as the clash of ignorance.

Merchants and entrepreneurs – Inside Indonesia

| November 25, 2021

Budiman Minasny & Josh Stenberg Jewish communities in Indonesia have always been tiny, though their history is long. Jewish merchants are recorded in Sumatra in the tenth century, and diasporic and Israeli newspapers regularly report on the very small groups of Jews now living in Indonesia.


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