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The Supremacy Of Torah – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| May 22, 2022

The posuk describes the pursuit of Torah study as being, Yikara hi mipninim More precious than pearls. Homiletically, the Gemara interprets this posuk to mean, Mkohein godol hanichnas lifnei ulifnim, that the study of Torah is more precious than the High Priest who enters the Holy of Holies. This is an extraordinary statement

Thanking G-d For Who You Are And Who You Are Not – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| May 22, 2022

We recite a number of blessings each morning to thank G-d for the daily renewal of the world as well as for our senses and faculties.

Shabbat Behar: Valuing the Land J-Wire – J-Wire Jewish Australian News Service

| May 22, 2022

May 19, 2022 by Jeremy Rosen Read on for article When you come to the land that I am giving you, the land must be given a rest period, a Shabbat to God. From this, the law of the Seventh Year Release, theShmitah, sounds much like medieval crop rotation and good agricultural practice. However, calling it a God-like rest adds a spiritual dimension in addition to the physical.

What is the ‘great replacement theory’ linked to the Buffalo shooter? – Austin American-Statesman

| May 22, 2022

Bill McCarthy, PolitiFact.com| Austin American-Statesman Biden speaks in Buffalo after mass shooting kills 10 President Biden traveled to Buffalo to meet and grieve with family members of the 10 victims killed during a mass shooting at a grocery store. USA TODAY Anonline screedlinked to the 18-year-old man arrested for killing 10 people in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket repeatedly referenced the racist and antisemitic "great replacement theory." The theory is white supremacist rhetoric amplified in recent years by some of the loudest voices in conservative media. Several recent shootings have been motivated by belief in a "great replacement," experts say

Most Extremist Violence in the U.S. Comes From the Political Right – The New York Times

| May 22, 2022

There is often overlap between these violent threats and white supremacist beliefs. White supremacy tends to treat people of color as un-American or even less than fully human, views that can make violence seem justifiable. The suspect in the Buffalo massacre evidently posted an online manifesto that discussed replacement theory, a racial conspiracy theory that Tucker Carlson promotes on his Fox News show.

Great Replacement Theory: What it means, where it came from – USA TODAY

| May 22, 2022

A racist mass shooting that left 10 people dead in Buffalo, New York, put national attention on a concept that has alarmed experts in extremism for years: "replacement theory" or the "Great Replacement." The attacktargeted Black people, and the man charged in the shootings purportedly wrote a hate-filled document nearly 200 pages long, as well as hundreds of pages of a personal diaryposted onlinebefore the shooting, that cited the conspiracy theory extensively.

ADL addresses alleged anti-semitism during lacrosse game – News 5 Cleveland WEWS

| May 22, 2022

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio When a seed of hate goes unchecked, it can tragically grow into an atrocity like the Buffalo grocery store shooting. Authorities said the 18-year-old suspect Payton Gendron previously threatened a school shooting.

Increase in antisemitism from far right and radical left ‘despicable’: CEO of the Anti-Defamation League – Fox News

| May 22, 2022

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The CEO of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) sounded the alarm on the sharp rise in incidents antisemitism, which he said is coming both from the far right and the radical left. A recent report by the ADL, a civil rights organization dedicated to stopping "the defamation of the Jewish people," showed that antisemitic incidents reached an all-time high in 2021, a 34% increase from the past year, and averaging seven incidents per day.

Cops hunt for NYC synagogue firebug – New York Post

| May 22, 2022

A woman ignited a book and piece of cloth and hurled it through the gate of a Gramercy Park synagogue, according to police, who released video footage of the alleged firebug. The disturbing incident which is being investigated as a hate crime happened at 1:30 a.m

How a Spate of Synagogue Bombings in the 1950s Is Impacting Us Today – aish.com – Aish

| May 22, 2022

Changes made to federal law ensure that the Justice Department can step in when houses of worship are threatened. That the FBI is helping local law enforcement investigate the deadly racially-motivated shooting at the TOPS supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., comes as a surprise to no one.


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