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Rescuing Ladino from the Flames of History – aish.com – Aish

| May 2, 2022

How a language teetering on the brink of extinction represents the faith and fortitude of the Jewish people. As a Jewish girl growing up in New York City towards the end of the 20th century, it seemed most people I encountered equated Jews and Judaism with three things: bagels, lox, and a very phlegmy-sounding language called Yiddish. The reasons for these associations during my formative and teen-age years were undoubtedly affected by the cultural exposure provided by sheer numbersnearly 500,000 Jews from Eastern Europe had settled on the lower East side in the early part of the 20th century, seeking refuge from the endless persecution and pogroms that had plagued their communities for centuries

By the numbers, corporate progress on gender diversity is a failure – CNBC

| May 2, 2022

Klaus Vedfelt | DigitalVision | Getty Images When Anat Ashkenazi became CFO of Eli Lilly in 2021, she noticed a data point that was frustrating: she was the only female CFO in the biopharma sector.

On National Rugelach Day, A Look Into the History of Rugelach in NYC – Untapped New York

| May 2, 2022

This year and beyond, April 29 is National Rugelach Day, honoring the popular Jewish confection. Originating in Poland nearly four centuries ago, rugelach are today found in most Israeli cafes and bakeries, shaped in the form of a crescent by rolling a triangle of dough around a filling.

As Montreal as? The mystery of the cheese bagel – Montreal Gazette

| May 2, 2022

Breadcrumb Trail Links A lot has been written about the famous Montreal bagel, but its much harder to trace the origins of its cheesy cousin. Author of the article: In the back room of Sollys Catering company headquarters in Lachine, the bakers are busy they make about 250,000 a year. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.

World steps up fight against polio as new cases surface in Pakistan and Israel – The National

| May 2, 2022

Pakistan's first recorded polio case in more than a year served as a stark reminder that the global fight to eradicate the disease is still to be won. Health officials announced this past Friday a 15-month-old boy had been left paralysed after contracting the wild polio virus in the north-western district of North Waziristan

How Richmond Restaurant JewFro Is Working to Bring Together Two Local Histories – Bon Appetit

| May 2, 2022

Richmond is a natural birthplace for a restaurant like JewFro. The former capital of the Confederacy relied heavily on an industry of slavery, which primarily operated in what is now JewFros neighborhood

‘I live in peace with my two identities, Jewish and Arab – Haaretz

| May 2, 2022

Almost a year has passed since the riots that took place in mixed cities across Israel last May, during the last bout of fighting between Israel and Gaza. Jews and Arabs were quick to establish reconciliation initiatives.

The Lebanese diaspora and the upcoming elections: What lessons from the 2018 voting? –

| May 2, 2022

(Beirut, 2 May 2022) - The 2022 parliamentary elections in Lebanon will begin with the diaspora voting in their country of residence on 6 and 8 May. This will be the first electoral test at the national level since the October 2019 mass protests and the August 2020 Beirut blast.

Nations of nostalgia: African music, across the diaspora – DJ Mag

| May 2, 2022

Today, the page boasts a similar format. Theres an amapiano playlist and Kenyas Gengetone right at the top, but there are also more esoteric additions: one named Gone Abroad, another titled Internet Famous.

Caste doesn’t just exist in India or in Hinduism it is pervasive across many religions in South Asia and the diaspora – The Conversation

| May 2, 2022

The California State University system, Americas largest public higher education system, recently added caste, a birth-based social hierarchy system, to its anti-discrimination policy, allowing students, staff and faculty across its 23 campuses to report caste bias and discrimination. CSUs move has drawn a sharp response from some in the Indian diaspora: About 80 faculty members of Indian heritage, as well as the Hindu American Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, have opposed the decision, claiming that it is potentially stigmatizing for persons of Hindu or Indian heritage


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