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Peggy Tarr: In the month of May – Evanston RoundTable

| May 12, 2022

I discovered the website NationalDayCalendar.com, which lists the titles and historical information of each months days and weeks to be celebrated and commemorated, as well as the various titles given to each month. Examples in May are: Cinco de Mayo (May 5th, annually);Mothers Day (the first Sunday in May); National Blame Someone Else Day (May 13, 2022, which falls on the first Friday-the-13th of a year

Oregon Rises Above Hate to host Old Town event for AAPI Heritage Month – KOIN.com

| May 12, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore.

Death of journalism professor who helped revive Judaism in Lincoln after 750 years – Jewish News

| May 12, 2022

An influential journalism professor who helped to run the revived Jewish community in Lincoln has died, aged 80.

Humans of New York featured this onetime rabbinical student and readers have donated $1.2M to his passion project – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic…

| May 12, 2022

(JTA) K.M. DiColandrea had been teaching in New York City schools for well over a decade when he decided to become a student once again. But just one semester after enrolling at Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, DiColandrea, who goes by DiCo, recognized that he had made a mistake.

Min Jin Lee wants to keep building on the Asian-American experience in real life and on the page – The 19th*

| May 12, 2022

Published 2022-05-10 14:03 2:03 May 10, 2022 pm Min Jin Lees novels tell the stories of women at specific moments in time, both historically and personally. The common thread in all of her work is how characters come to see themselves and understand how gender serves as an intermediary tool within larger social transactions of power.

Whats open in the Mid-Hudson Valley for May 12, 2022 – The Daily Freeman

| May 12, 2022

The Saugerties Democratic Committee presents an Assembly District 103 candidates forum with the incumbent, Assemblymember Kevin Cahill, and the challenger, Sarahana Shrestha, on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. at the Saugerties Senior Center, 207 Market Street, Saugerties. For those who cannot make the in-person event, email saugertiesdemocraticcommittee@gmail.com to request a Zoom link

Palestinians mourn slain Al Jazeera journalist, blame Israel – ABC News

| May 12, 2022

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Thousands gathered to mourn a slain Al Jazeera journalist in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday, as the head of the Palestinian Authority blamed Israel for her death and rejected Israeli calls for a joint investigation. Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American reporter who covered the Mideast conflict for more than 25 years, was shot dead Wednesday during an Israeli military raid in the West Bank town of Jenin. Journalists who were with her, including one who was shot and wounded, said Israeli forces fired upon them even though they were clearly identifiable as reporters

Israel says it foiled Hamas attempt to smuggle arms production parts via sea – The Times of Israel

| May 12, 2022

Israeli security forces thwarted an attempt to smuggle weapon production materials from the Sinai Peninsula through the Mediterranean Seato the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Stripseveral weeks ago, the military said Wednesday. Three Palestinians, including one previously jailed in Israel for similar offenses, were arrested when Israeli troops stopped a vessel allegedly involved.

Israel authorizes plans for 4,427 West Bank settlement homes – The Times of Israel

| May 12, 2022

Qatari emir visits Iran amid deadlocked talks on nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran Qatars emir has arrived in Iran for talks with the Iranian president, state media reports, as efforts to save Tehrans tattered nuclear deal with world powers hits a deadlock. State TV shows the arrival of Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at Tehrans Mehrabad Airport, where he is received by Irans senior vice president Mohammad Mokhber. The report says said bilateral, regional and international issues are on the agenda during the visit

Timeline: Israeli attacks in the occupied West Bank – Al Jazeera English

| May 12, 2022

Over the past year, Israeli forces have killed at least 380 Palestinians, including 90 children, according to the UN. On April 9, residents of Jenin marked the 20th anniversary of a brutal Israeli assault on the citys refugee camp that has since become a symbol of Palestinian resistance against Israeli occupation


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