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Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisian island stirs calls for criminalizing normalization with Israel – Al-Monitor

| June 6, 2022

TUNIS, Tunisia The annual Jewish pilgrimage to El-Ghriba synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba has rekindled the popular and political debate over the issuance in Tunisia of a law criminalizing normalization with Israel. The Palestinian cause is an issue that the majority of Tunisians support, even if this backing is often superficial. In a May 26statement,the moderate Islamist Ennahda movement denounced what they claimed was the exploitation of the pilgrimage to El-Ghriba synagogue to officialize forms of normalization with Israel.

Editorial: Does the common good mean anything anymore? – The Suffolk Times – Suffolk Times

| June 6, 2022

Our May 19 editorial was written after the massacre of Black people in a Buffalo, N.Y., grocery store. This is how that editorial ended: One day someone will write a book titled Bury My Heart at Newtown (26 dead); or Bury My Heart at Charleston (nine Black men and women murdered in their church); or Bury My Heart at El Paso (22 dead in a Walmart); or Bury My Heart at Pittsburgh (11 murdered in a synagogue).

We’ve Been Here Before | Miami’s Community News – Miami’s Community Newspapers

| June 6, 2022

On June 20, we celebrate World Refugee Day. My grandparents came to the United States as refugees.

‘A lot of confusion, a lot of sadness:’ The slow steps of moving forward after a devastating shooting – Buffalo News

| June 6, 2022

A DJ clicked play on a Lionel Richie song, and the percussive early bars of All Night Long began wafting through the air as people gathered in line to pick up that evenings meal. It was a sunlit weekday afternoon along Jefferson Avenue on Buffalos East Side, where several days earlier, 10 people were shot to death and three wounded at a Tops Markets store. The suspect, a white supremacist, claimed in a hate-filled screed to be targeting Black people.

Toronto’s Metropolitan Community Church wants to take its social-justice work to the next level with plan for a human-rights centre – The Globe and…

| June 6, 2022

Reverend Jeff Rock at the Metropolitan Community Church in Toronto on May 5.Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail Inclusivity isnt just a buzzword at the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto. Its evident everywhere in the century-old Simpson Avenue building in the citys east end, from the diverse faces of its congregation to the Buddha head statue perched atop a bookshelf in the pastors office. On this spring afternoon, Rev

Poland Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich to speak at Federation annual meeting June 9 – Cleveland Jewish News

| June 6, 2022

Rabbi Michael Schudrich, chief rabbi of Poland, is slated to speak at the Jewish Federation of Clevelands 118th annual meeting on June 9 at the Hebrew Academy of Cleveland at 1800 Warrensville Center Road in Cleveland Heights.

The ordination of the first female rabbi 50 years ago has brought many changes and some challenges – Religion News Service

| June 6, 2022

(The Conversation) Fifty years ago, on June 3, 1972, as Sally J.

Rhythm of an ominous beat: Rabbi Shergill on what ails Punjabi music – The Tribune India

| June 6, 2022

Rabbi Shergill I didn't listen to Sidhu Moosewala much. But it was hard to miss his mercurial rise, his near ubiquity. Amrik-Sukhdev dhaba at Murthal, our favourite pit-stop on the way to the hills and my window into the Punjabi unconscious, played him on a loop

A Lancaster County rabbi addresses the antisemitic and racist ‘great replacement theory’ [column] – LNP | LancasterOnline

| June 6, 2022

There is an illness in our country today.

Today is a Jewish holiday, the festival of Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks – The State Journal-Register

| June 6, 2022

Rabbi Barry Marks| Special to The State Journal-Register Today is a Jewish holiday, the festival of Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks. The holiday is mentioned in the Torah as one of the appointed seasons,an occasion for making pilgrimage to the central sanctuary to worship and to bring offerings.


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