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American Jews Need a ‘Zionism of the Spirit’ – Algemeiner

| January 4, 2022

It is somewhat difficult to assess a foreign country or community from afar, but it has certain advantages.

Frozen in time: clock that tells tale of Jewish resistance in wartime Amsterdam – The Guardian

| January 4, 2022

A clock that is the sole surviving object from a second world war Jewish hideout will go on display at Amsterdams Dutch Resistance Museum this year. The round mantelpiece clock may have been one of the last things people saw as they were seized by the Nazis and sent to death camps. Along with scores of family photographs, documents and a book of poetry, the clock belonged to the family of Janny Brandes-Brilleslijper, a Holocaust survivor and resistance fighter

Shows featuring Jewish entertainers will go on omicron permitting J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| January 4, 2022

Lets start 2022 off with some good culture news: Most venues that were closed this time last year are now open, and big shows and acts are coming to town once again. The bad news, as we all know, is that omicron is spreading among the vaccinated and unvaccinated alike, leading to low ticket sales and possible cancellations. At press time, the following performances by Jewish entertainers were still on the calendar

Chickpeas and Cheese – Jewish Exponent

| January 4, 2022

Chickpeas and cheese. Photo by Keri White You may remember my New Years food resolution to break culinary boundaries and mix up ingredients and flavors that are a little out of the box.

Sarasota Jewish Theatre returns for first season of full productions – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

| January 4, 2022

Not many people would launch a new theater company in the middle of a pandemic, but Carole Kleinberg was determined to show there is an audience for the revived version of Sarasota Jewish Theatre she is leading. For its first season, the company presented a series of Zoom presentations of three shows, along with discussions with actors and directors.

Are Israel and Iran competing on the same side in Ethiopia? – Jewish Insider

| January 4, 2022

When reports surfaced a few months ago of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed deploying combat drones in his governments fight against local militant groups, Israel was paying close attention.

The dairy industry is determined to pour itself down our throats – NationofChange

| January 4, 2022

This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a project of theIndependent Media Institute. When author and historian James Truslow Adams introduced the American dream into common parlance in his 1931 book The Epic of America, he wasnt suggesting that fulfilling it would require the democratically elected U.S

The New York Jew Is Dead. Long Live the New York Jew – Jewish Week

| January 4, 2022

In a recent review of cartoonist Edward Sorels new autobiography, Sadie Steins description of a quintessential New York upbringing is worth quoting in full: Sorel came into the world as Edward Schwartz in 1929. He adored his smart and beautiful Romanian-born mother; meanwhile his father, whod immigrated from Poland, was stupid, insensitive, grouchy, meanspirited, faultfinding, and a racist. Their working-class Bronx neighborhood was pretty evenly divided between card-carrying Communists, Communist sympathizers and New Deal Democrats; Aunt Jeanette, the self-anointed family intellectual, felt compelled, when there was a band playing at one of her sisters weddings, to use her long scarf to do a solo dance in the manner of Isadora Duncan another fervent supporter of the Communist regime in Russia

7 of the Best Cybersecurity Stocks for 2022 to Buy Now – InvestorPlace

| January 4, 2022

Tech investors know what a roller coaster ride that sector can be. A sector that exemplified the highs and lows in 2021 was cybersecurity stocks. Many of these stocks were outperforming the broader market for a good part of the year.

The Alternative Tues Jan 4 for online publicationTHISDAYLIVE – THISDAY Newspapers

| January 4, 2022

THE ALTERNATIVE with Reno Omokri The Ijebu, The Yoruba and Their Influence on The Bible and Judaism Due to the many requests I received from readers who read my piece on the Ijebu people of Nigeria, the first #TheAlternative of 2022 will be an updated edition of my article The Ijebu, The Yoruba and Their Influence on The Bible and JudaismI am doing this not only because some Yoruba elders have investigated and found that I was right about the origin and meaning of the word Yoruba (Yariba), but also because if we as Black people do not know our history, we will constantly wander around in circles, and return to the place where we first began, and instead of knowing it for the very first time, as TS Eliot wrote in Little Gidding, we will simply wander again. One significant update in this edition is to note that Ijebu-Remo came about because a colonial officer was tasked with visiting Ijebu and Remo, and in his travel log, he referred to the places as Ijebu-Remo, instead of Ijebu/Remo or Ijebu and Remo, giving the impression that the two separate areas were in fact one geographical location


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